Category Archives: Life & Culture

February 17

Corey Helford Gallery Presents Psychedelia Group Show (Sat. Feb. 23, 2019)

On Saturday, February 23, downtown Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery is proud to present their next major group show, titled Psychedelia, in the Main Gallery. Humphry Osmond (the British psychologist and inventor of the term “psychedelic”) once stated, “To fathom Hell or soar angelic, just take a pinch of psychedelic,” referring to the ingestion of LSD and psilocybin. The trippy art […]

February 10

Dragon Ball Celebrates its 30th Anniversary During The Year of the Pig@Beanfield Centre-Sat.,Feb.9th,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam   More than 1200 guests attended the gala to welcomed the Lunar Year of the Pig and Dragon Ball, one of most premier charitable events in Toronto hosted by Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation, celebrated its 30th Anniversary on Saturday at Beanfield Centre.    Meteorologist Natasha Ramsahai and reporter Richard Southern of 680 […]

February 09

WEAR YOUR PJs IN SUPPORT OF KIDS’ CANCER CARE – THE POGO (Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario) Pajama Party @District 28 – Thu, Feb 7th, 2019

It was a fun night, with patrons wearing plaid and polka dot for the event of the season. The Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario’s annual fundraiser was a night of fabulous food, fun and pajama-chic fashion at District 28, for the pajama party that was worth staying up for! The evening started early at 6:30 […]

February 09

The Drake Hotel’s 15th Anniversary Event@The Drake Hotel-Thurs., Feb. Starting February 7,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam It was a momentous occasion, The Drake Hotel hosted “Future Seekers”, the four-day birthday event  featured performances from some of the top up-and-coming artists, the relaunch of the popular Drake Underground, showcasing of new art exhibits, and a one-night-only dinner party where Drake chefs from past and present will showcase a special […]

February 08

Maestro Fresh Wes Toasts 30 Year Career with NEW Album, Champagne Campaign Multi-JUNO Award-winning Artist & Mr. D Actor Releases Two New Singles— ”Minor Chords” and “Waste Yute” — Available TODAY! 2019 Marks Anniversary of the Iconic Artist’s Industry-Pioneering Release— Symphony in Effect & “Let Your Backbone Slide”

Pearls may be the traditional go-to when celebrating a 30th anniversary, but Canada’s veritable hip hop hero Maestro Fresh Wes is toasting the world with a new album — Champagne Campaign — instead.It’s hard to believe three decades have passed since Maestro’s debut album — 1989’s Symphony in Effect — dropped…Its success blazed a fiery fresh trail, becoming the first hip […]

February 08

SUPERBOWL53-LUXURY EXPERIENCE & CO GIFTING-CREATED THE ULTIMATE SUPER BOWL CELEBRITY & ATHLETE GIFTING LOUNGE EXPERIENCE LOUNGE@Shops At Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia-Sat.,Feb.2nd,2019

By Kimberly Samnang&BK on the SCENELuxury Experience & Co presented a luxury gifting lounge honoring celebrities and athletes in Atlanta during Super Bowl Weekend at the exclusive Davidoff of Geneva located in The Shops Buckhead, Atlanta. With the ultimate luxury in design and curated cigars for Super Bowl LIII, Davidoff was where celebrities and athletes experienced […]

February 07

The Ditka & Jaws Cigars with the Stars Party@Monday Night Garage 933 Lee Street SW Atlanta GA-Thursday, January 31, 2019

This VIP Cigar Party featured premium cigars from the industry’s top brands, single-malt scotch, and many football celebrities that kept us and a bevy of  guests entertained throughout the evening. It included: Red Carpet Entrance Heavy Appetizers PREMIUM CIGARS. SINGLE-MALT SCOTCH. VIP CELEBRITIES. Indoor / Outdoor venue (smoking was not permitted in the indoor space) […]

February 07

2019 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCED CANADIAN ACADEMY TO HONOUR THE KIDS IN THE HALL, DEEPA MEHTA, MARY WALSH & STEPHAN JAMES WITH SPECIAL AWARDS @The Globe and Mail Building -Thurs., Feb. 7th,2019

Today, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (the Canadian Academy) announced the nominees in 135 film, television, and digital content categories for the 2019 Canadian Screen Awards, as well as the special awards that will be announced on air including The Kids in the Hall, who will receive the Academy Icon Award, Deepa Mehta, […]

February 06

Georgia Aquarim In Atlanta During Superbowl 53-Tues.,February 5th,2019

12 years after opening up, the Georgia Aquarium revealed expansion plans for a new gallery featuring sharks — one of the most misunderstood species in the ocean — to open in late fall of 2020. An extension of the Aquarium’s conservation and education efforts, the new experience will help guests have a deeper appreciation for […]

February 06

2019 Motion Ball Toronto Gala presented by Grand Marnier @Liberty Grand Fri., Feb 1, 2019

By Sally Warburton The Liberty Grand was the perfect location for the 2019 Motionball.  Motionball is a huge fundraising event for Special Olympics Canada Foundation.  Money raised helps Canadians with intellectual disabilities participate in programs offered by Special Olympics Provincial chapters. Over 45,000 athletes across Canada have had the chance to participate in sports organized by Special […]

February 05

The 18th Annual Off the Field Players’ Wives Association SuperBowl LIII Fashion Show @The Shops at Buckhead Atlanta 3035 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA – Friday, February 1, 2019

By Kimberly Samnang&BK on the SCENE The day was filled with gorgeous runway ensembles, sexy cocktails and a red carpet to remember. Here were some of the Talent that walked the Red Carpet   • Ericka Lassiter, Off the Field Players’ Wives Association president • Kristina Smith, Girls Who Code spokesperson • Rodney Harrison, 2x […]

February 03

2019 Superbowl Breakfast, The Bart Starr Award @Atlanta Marriott Marquis 265 Peachtree Center Avenue -Atlanta, Georgia -Saturday Feburary 2, 2019

Featuring the presentation of the Bart Starr Award to a current NFL player for outstanding character, integrity and leadership in the home, on the field, and in the community Calais Campbell was the 2019 recipient of the Bart Starr Award. Campbell is in his 11th year in the NFL and serves as a captain for […]

February 03

Artist’s Talk and Gallery Exhibition Tour with the artist February 2, 2019 the Corkin Gallery at 7 Tank House Lane in the Distillery District, Toronto

by Sally Warburton LEOPOLD PLOTEK: THROW AWAY THE LIGHTS, THE DEFINITIONS Leopold Plotek, an artist born in Moscow, USSR, emigrated to Canada from Warsaw, Poland in 1960. He studied at McGill University, Sir George Williams University, Montreal and Slade School of Fine Art, London.   Since 1976 Plotek has had over 30 solo exhibits in […]

February 03

VAULT MEDIA GROUP TO KICKOFF SUPER BOWL 53 FESTIVITIES WITH WEDNESDAY NIGHT EVENT@The Fairmount- Atlanta, Georgia -Wed.,Jan.30th,2019

Vault Media Group Event to Benefit Fox Sport’s Jay Glazer’s MVP Foundation Jan. 30, 2019 Vault Media Group (VMG) hosted the exclusive Vault Kickoff Party on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 to launch their newest media property Ovation Magazine. The event took place at Atlanta’s Fairmont Event Center. Red carpet began at 9:00 p.m. with proceeds from the event benefitting […]

February 02

The 16th Annual Leather & Laces Super Bowl 53 Party@Believe-Atlanta, Georgia-Fri.,Feb.1st&Sat.Feb.2nd,2019

By A.J.LamThe spectacular star-studded 16th Annual Leather & Laces Super Bowl 53 Party was hosted on Friday night by rapper Flo Rida, of “My House” fame, On Saturday night, the host of the evening were: Victoria’s Secret and Sports Illustrated models- Lais Ribeiro and Josephine Skriver.  It was a fascinating mix of Circus Arts and […]