Category Archives: Life & Culture

April 20

MIKE RITA & GUESTS – POT COMIC CD RELEASE PARTY @GRAND GERRARD THEATRE – Fri., April 19th, 2019

Since the Cannabis legalization in Canada, Pot Comedy has been filling the air in our great country. What do you get when you combine your parents, your local drug dealer and life in the 90’s? You get a couple of hours of hilarious Cannabis humour from Mike Rita and his special guest on Easter Friday. […]

April 13

Canada’s Kolette Easy takes “PLAYA”s to task, drops 🔥 NEW VIDEO & REMIX

“LOVE IT LOVE IT LOVE IT!” — DJ Bryant @ Global Vibes “Will put the groove on the floor” — DJ Greystroke “Super catchy sound with cool 90s dance flavours… Great blend of RnB and house… Solid remix” — EKM “Good buzzing synth shuffle” — At Cost Magazine “Good track, let’s go live!” — DJ […]

April 12

Canadian / US Group HuDost Tackle Religious Systems, Women’s Spirituality & Oppression in Powerful New Video “Burning Church” Is Latest Single off New Album, Of Water + Mercy — Available Now!

Watch “Burning Church” via YouTube Here July 26 – 28 @ Islands Folk Festival, Duncan BC August 16 @ Bhakti In The Woods Festival, Ladysmith QC HuDost, the husband-wife-fronted band known for weaving a seamless tapestry of folk, world and rock music, have released their thought-provoking music video for “Burning Church.” Click here to watch […]

April 05

The 2019 Visionary Gala A Night to Empower Youth@The Daniels Spectrum 585 Dundas St. E.-Friday March 29, 2019

By A.J.Lam The Visionary Gala is a formal fundraising event, attracting over 300 guests in support of inspiring the next generation of young minds. This event brought together community members and city builders to celebrate excellence and support new ideas. The event included a cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, silent auction, raffles, exceptional entertainment, and dancing. […]

April 04

Yoga Show @ MTCC (Mar. 28-31, 2019)

by Shannen Johnstonphotography by Jesse Read The Yoga Show was held from March 28th to 31st at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The show invites attendees to grow, learn and share, and features over 300 exhibitors and 300 workshops over the 4 days. Master teachers from around the world lead workshops and yoga sessions about […]

April 03

“GIVE A LITTLE BIT/A Legendary Night”-In Support Of Autism Day&Jake’s House@Sony Centre-Tuesday, April 2nd,2019

Jake’s House hosted “A Legendary Night” on April 2nd at Toronto’s Sony Centre, which brought together individuals with autism, existing supporters and potential new advocates, this private World Autism Awareness Day event aimed to inform, connect and entertain. Home This exclusive evening begin with informative and inspiring words from engaging speakers, such as Mayor John […]

March 30

SKYBALL – A CNIB FOUNDATION GALA @Artscape Wychwood Barns -Wed.,March 27th,2019

By A.J. Lam & BK on the SCENE It was like being in a 007 movie , filled with a Casino , amazing Live jazz, and Martini signature drinks, but all for a great cause, a fundraiser for the Canadian National Institute for the Blind. CNIB presented its signature event ‘Skyball’ for 2019. Guests were […]

March 28

Friday Night Live @ ROM (Fri. Mar. 22, 2019)

by Shannen Johnstonphotography by Jesse Read On March 22nd, Friday Night Live at the ROM had a Holi theme. Featuring access to the new exhibit Treasures of a Desert Kingdom, the night celebrated the colourful Hindu festival with live performances on the stage and cultural food on the menu. The Treasures of a Desert Kingdom […]

March 27

Green Living Show @ MTTC (Mar. 22-24, 2019)

by Shannen Johnstonphotography by Jesse Read The Green Living Show returned to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for it’s 13th year from March 22nd to 24th. The show is North America’s largest green and healthy living show, offering attendees the opportunity to shop and learn about innovative and planet-friendly products, and connect and engage with […]

March 26

Multi JUNO Award-Winning Gino Vannelli Strolls Wilderness Road with 20th Album

With 20+ Million Career Records Sold, First All-Original Release in 10+ Years April 24th @ Bluma Appel Theatre, Toronto April 26th @ Place des Arts, Montreal April 27th @ Place des Arts, Montreal With over 20 million records sold worldwide, multi JUNO Award-winning Canadian singer/songwriter Gino Vannelli is back with album #20 — available April […]

March 25

SNAP2019@ARCADIAN COURT-Thurs., March 21st,2019.

By A.J.Lam & BK on the SCENE SNAP is one of ACT’s two annual fundraising events. A photographic fundraiser featuring a Live and Silent Art Auction, and a photo competition, SNAP is an opportunity to bring together those who have a passion for the arts and those who support the work of ACT.   The […]

March 22

SXSW, Wellhaus Presented by Medterra CBD

by Alexa Oliphant, Platform Media Group photography by Aaron Fedor SXSW turned green with epic CBD, celebrities, yoga, parties and more, for the Wellhaus event, presented by Medterra CBD. And we here at Platform Media Group were very proud to host this two day program with panel discussions (Steven Spielberg’s casting director was even in […]

March 17

TORONTO COMICON 2019@The Metro Toronto Convention Center-Fri.,March 15th-Sun.,March 17th,2019

The Metro Toronto Convention Center was transformed into a landscape of rabid fans of Sci-Fi, fantasy, anime, comics, and video games, as droves of people in costumes converged in celebration of fantasy, dreams & imagination. There was over 150,000 SQ FT OF SHOPPING and hundreds of retailers to make the experience an unforgettable one! Specializing in everything […]

March 09

“GLAM ROCK”-A GALA IN SUPPORT OF CANADA’S NATIONAL BALLET SCHOOL@THE CARLU-Thurs.,MARCH 7th,2019

By A.J.Lam & BK on the SCENE Last Thursday, Canada’s National Ballet School’s (NBS) held it’s annual gala and the theme for this year was “GLAM ROCK.” It was an evening with a GLAM ROCK inspired Lounge & Entertainment. Think of David Bowie , Queen , KISS, Alice Cooper , SWEET and T-REX all in […]

March 03

Toronto Pop Supergroup Girl Pow-R Launch GirlPowRment Wall TODAY With Fans At “A Conversation With Ellen DeGeneres”

As seen on YTV, TVO Kids, CityTV, eTalk Canada, Girls’ Life, Tiger Beat, J-14 & Fresh 95.3 Sunday, March 3, 2019 1:00pm – 2:15pm & 3:15pm – 4:15pm 35 Bremner Boulevard Outside of Scotiabank Arena Toronto, Ontario Toronto pop supergroup Girl Pow-R will share their message of empowerment and kindness this Sunday, March 3rd to […]