Category Archives: Life & Culture

June 03

Scrubs In The City In Support Of Sickkids @Evergreen Brickworks-Thurs.,June 1st.2023

By A.J.Lam & BKONTHESCENE The stylish beautiful young and young-at-heart party-goers enjoyed the most-anticipated annual party of the year, with this year’s theme being the jet setters’ summer party paradise of the famous, or infamous, sun-drenched Greek island of Mykonos, all for the ultra-good cause of raising funds for the world-famous Hospital for Sick Children, […]

June 02

Commitment by Mona Simpson Open Mind-Tuesday, June 13:5:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT

Registration is required for this free live private Zoom event.Registration Required: Simpson’s highly anticipated new book, Commitment is a masterful and engrossing novel about a single mother’s collapse and the fate of her family after she enters a California state mental institution for treatment for mental illness in the 1970s.Moving from Berkeley and Los Angeles to New York […]

June 01

Shakespearience Work To Emotional Intelligence &Mental Health In Today’s World-Tuesday, May 30,2023

By Sally Warburton This was an innovative student literary program called  Shakespearience and in attendance was creative advisor, Colm Feore (The Umbrella Academy, Bon Cop, Bad Cop) and active contributor, HAMILTON star, DeAundre’ Woods, at a Toronto press day. In the face of growing pressure to eliminate Shakespeare’s plays from the curriculum, Feore, Woods and Shakespearience’s Executive Director, Marvin Karon participated in a live workshop with […]

May 31

Love Earth:A Celebration Of David Suzuki @ CBC Building on Monday, May 29, 2023

By A.J.Lam On May 29, the Atrium of the CBC Building was adorned as a beautiful sustainable green oasis, filled by adoring fans of rockstar scientist/environmentalist/broadcaster David Suzuki, celebrating his amazing 44 years as host of the provocative programme, The Nature of Things. After their green carpet arrival, specially-invited fans, friends, and family enjoyed delicious […]

May 30

Unveiling of Canada’s Walk of Fame Roy Thomson Hall Toronto May 26, 2023

By Sally W.and Photos By Alex Lam Friday, May 26, 2023 just after 12 noon was an exciting time by Roy Thomson Hall!  It was the unveiling of the 25th year of Canada’s Walk of Fame. Eleven inductees were being honoured! A very special ceremony to celebrate the talent, the brains, ingenuity, business skills, creativity […]

May 28

Butterfly Ball @ Four Seasons Hotel on Thursday, May 25, 2023

By A.J.Lam The glamorous and beautiful supporters of Boost CYAC were out in force to raise awareness and funds at this year’s Butterfly Ball again at the super luxurious Four Seasons Hotel. “The Butterfly Ball® is a glamorous fundraising event for Toronto’s social scene and raises significant funds for Boost CYAC (Child and Youth Advocacy […]

May 25

Mr. Dressup to Degrassi: 42 Years Of Legendary Toronto Kids TV @ Myseum on Tuesday, May 23,2023

By A.J.Lam Myseum presents the wonderful playful story of legendary and influential Toronto Kids TV since the 1950’s from which many stars have emerged, including Drake, John Candy, and Tonya Williams. “The TV shows of your childhood hit closer to home than you might think. From 1952 to 1994, Toronto was a global player in […]

May 25

Asian Heritage Month 2023 Opening Ceremony @ Innis College on May 13th, 2023

By A.J. Lam “Celebrating the 21st Anniversary of the Signing of Asian Heritage Month Declaration by Senate of Canada and Presentation of the Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts by Canada Council for the ArtsASIAN HERITAGE MONTH 2023 OPENING CEREMONYFollowed by dim-sum lunch reception sponsored by Mr. Justin Poy” “Welcome speeches:The Honourable […]

May 22

Fight To End Cancer 2023 Gala Official Media Day Weigh-In @ El Mocambo, Thurs.,May 18th,2023 & Gala @ The Old Mill-Sat.,May 27th,2023.

By A.J.Lam and Jody Glaser Sponsors, VIP guests and media had the opportunity May 18th to attend a special weigh-in at the legendary El Mocombo. Let me explain. You see these young men and women have been training in Olympic style boxing for the past 6 months (several others 3 years) all to prepare for […]

May 22

Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano Wine Tasting @ Aria Ristorante on May 16, 2023

By A.J.Lam Wine buyers, press, and influencers were given exclusive access to the tasting of fine wines from the Tuscan consortium of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano while enjoying a delicious lunch of risotto, gnocchi, porchetta, and much more, at the upscale beautiful Aria Ristorante facing Maple Leaf Square. “The Italian Trade Commission,on behalf of theConsortium […]

May 03

Planted Expo for the First time in Toronto!  April 29 and 30, 2023  

By Sally W. The Planted Expo which will have its 7th year in Vancouver in May 2023 made its first stop in Toronto the weekend of April 29 and 30, 2023. And what an inaugural Expo it was!   The Planted Expo featured 200 exhibitor booths with Plant-forward Toronto-grown and international brands. Canada’s largest plant-based expo […]

April 30


PRODUCER ANDREW DUNCAN SPEAKS OUT ON THE SITUATION NATHAN LAW SPEAKS OUT VIA TWITTER  TORONTO, ONTARIO – Producers of the new documentary WHO’S AFRAID OF NATHAN LAW have been informed that the subject of the film – Hong Kong activist/Nobel Peace Prize nominee Nathan Law – will not be able to travel from the UK […]

April 30

ComKids’ Celebrity Sports Mixer@The Hockey Hall Of Fame-Thurs.,April 27th,2023

By A.J.Lam & Sally Warburton ComKids’ Celebrity Sports Mixer was another great success at the Hockey Hall Of Fame with over 700 guests, including Leaf great Rick Vaive, raising funds to support computer literacy in Toronto’s youth in order to attain educational success. “Computers and digital literacy are essential to the success of today’s […]

April 19

Toronto Arts Foundation’s annual Toronto Arts Awards Lunch@Arcadian Court-Mon.,April 17th,2023

Toronto’s political, arts and business leaders gathered yesterday to acknowledge the city’s vibrant arts sector and celebrate the achievements of artists, arts organizations and cultural leaders at Toronto Arts Foundation’s annual Toronto Arts Awards Lunch. Organizations that engage youth and community through the arts, as well as individuals leading organizations and those practising in music, visual arts […]

April 17

The RC Show@The Enercare Centre-April 10th-12th,2023

By A.J.Lam This year’s RC Show has the latest innovations in food and drink service and hospitality to help you work smarter not harder, with heart and hustle and more, to provide sustainable delicious and healthy food and drinks in an efficient cost-effective manner. The RC Show is “Canada’s leading hospitality and foodservice expo!RC Show […]