Category Archives: Life & Culture

December 05

Canada’s Walk Of Fame @The Sony Centre (Sat. Dec. 1st ,2018)

Photography By A.J.Lam Videography by Ben Gibson Interviews by Jesse Read Saturday, December 1 was a star studded night to remember at the Sony Centre, where nine iconic Canadians were inducted into the Walk of Fame for excellence in their respective fields. Olympic medalists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, actor/director Seth Rogen , musician Andy […]

December 03

Art Collector Starter Kit @ the Corey Helford Gallery (Sat. Dec. 1, 2018)

On Saturday, December 1, downtown Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery will proudly present their fifth annual group show, entitled Art Collector Starter Kit, featuring new 12” X 12” works by over 70 artists, displayed throughout the gallery’s entire 12,000 sq. ft. space. The opening reception will be held on Saturday, December 1 from 7pm – 11pm, and the show will be on view until Friday, December 28 (please note […]

December 02

The LIMITLESS GALA@The Hilton Harbour Castle-Fri.,Nov.30th 2018

Photography By Sally Warburton The Special Olympics Canada Gala has been a flagship event for the Special Olympics movement for over 30 years. The Gala was created as a way to raise awareness and funds for the organization, while celebrating Special Olympics athletes and their achievements. A night to embrace the transformative power of sport, […]

November 29

BLOOR STREET ENTERTAINS @ Bloor-Yorkville (Wed. Nov. 28, 2018)

The 2018 edition of Bloor Street Entertains was held on On Wednesday, November 28, 2018 and it began with a cocktail receptions hosted by some of Bloor-Yorkville’s most established retailers. Guests were then treated to a four-course dining experience, carefully crafted by Toronto’s most prolific floral and décor experts. Throughout the evening, guests had the […]

November 23

Cakes Cove hosts Christmas Eat Everything confectionery party (Holiday Eat Everything Room) -1074 St. Clair Ave. W., Toronto -Tue. Nov. 20, 2018

Photography By Jesse Read We were invited to an amazing holiday party at “CAKES COVE”, the schedule including an Edible Room, Holiday chocolates and other sweet displays. Then attendees had the opportunity to eat the room… ornaments and all the Cupcake decorating with Sam Lapointe, Confectionery Chef, Chocolatier and Cake Designer Sam Lapointe, the mad scientist, owner and […]

November 22

New Green Frontier Featuring Gene Simmons @ Arcadian Court (Mon. Nov. 19, 2018)

The Biggest Cannabis Event on Bay Street brought in Gene Simmons of the legendary band, KISS. The inaugural edition of the New Green Frontier Cannabis Investor Conference was held on Nov. 19th in Toronto. Presented by SmallCapPower and held at The Arcadian Court, this full-day event featured over 20 presenting companies and over 350 attendees. The […]

November 21

8th Annual Under the Big Top for Autism @ Liberty Grand (Thu. Nov. 15, 2018)

It was a fun and successful evening at The Liberty Grand benefiting Autism Speaks Canada, with over 600 in attendance!! This is a cause that’s especially dear to everyone as autism affects 1 in 88 children and that number is growing constantly. It was an honour to be a part of an event that is trying […]

November 20

CAMH Engage Fundraiser Event – Friday, November 16, 2018 TORONTO@The Thompson Hotel

By Sally Warburton “Ignite the Conversation – Mental Health is health” The Breakthrough Challenge celebrationwas an exciting place on November 16 where the sold out CAMH Engage fundraiser was held. The CAMH (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) Engage fundraiser is the culminating event of The Breakthrough Challenge. It’s the Award evening of the $10,000 […]

November 20

Canadian LIVERight Gala@Westin Harbour Castle (Fri. Nov. 16, 2018)

Photography by A.J. Lam.   On Friday, the Canadian Liver Foundation hosted their 17th annual LIVERight Gala featuring Canadian Jazz Sensation, Tia Brazda. Also on hand, the enthusiastic “LAYNE the Auctionista” was the co-host and auctioneer for a special live auction with amazing items!   The Canadian Liver Foundation will host six LIVERight Galas across […]

November 17

“New + Now” Gala @ Gardiner Museum-Thurs., Nov. 15th, 2018

Photography By A.J.Lam. New + Now kicked off last Thursday with an exclusive preview gala of the new International Ceramic Art Exposition featuring outstanding Canadian ceramics alongside cutting-edge works from top international gallerists, and the opening of David R. Harper: Zodiac, a spectacular museum-wide installation. Guests can purchase some of the world’s most extraordinary contemporary […]

November 13

COMMUNITY ROCKS 2018@THE QUEEN ELIZABETH BUILDING CNE-Sat.,Nov.10th,2018

By Sally Warburton The Queen Elizabeth Building on the CNE grounds was a happening place on Saturday, November 10 !  Community Living Toronto was having its biennial fundraising event.  With the disco theme “Celebrate good times, come on!” event throughout the venue – disco balls, disco dancers performance, guests dancing up a storm to the […]

November 12

10th Annual Prosperity Ball @ Royal York Hotel (Sat. Nov 10, 2018)

New Beginnings Support Program hosted its 10th Annual Prosperity Ball – Night of Diamonds on Saturday November 10, 2018 at the Royal York Hotel. The Host for the evening was Amanda Lang, an Internationally recognized Canadian Business Journalist, Best-Selling Author, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist, Amanda believes giving back is a necessity to improving the lives of […]

November 12

DX Intersection 2018 @ Design Exchange, Thurs. Nov 8

Photography by A.J. Lam. Each year, the annual Design Exchange Party celebrates individual Canadians and partnerships that demonstrates exceptional creativity, outstanding talent, and innovative vision.   On November 8, prominent Canadian talent and guests transformed the historic DX building in the heart of the Financial District to showcase the future vision of design and cultural experiences. […]

November 11

Willowbank@Gardiner Museum-Thurs., Nov. 8th, 2018

By A.J. Lam. “From its historic campus in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Willowbank is pioneering an ecological approach to heritage conservation and renewal. Through the Willowbank School, which offers a Diploma in Heritage Conservation, and the Willowbank Centre, which promotes community engagement, we are developing an innovative way of thinking about the past, in order to create […]

November 09

A Fundraiser in Support of Liver Research and Education@The Westin Harbour Castle Hotel (1 Harbour Square, Toronto,)-Fri.,Nov.16th,2018

A Fundraiser in Support of Liver Research and Education. Liver disease is often seen as an adult problem but in reality thousands of children in Canada – from newborns to teens – suffer from various forms of life-threatening liver disease. Our urgent challenge is to transform the future of these children, to offer them a […]