Category Archives: Life & Culture

March 02

LUXURY EXPERIENCE & CO, OSCAR CELEBRITY GIFTING LOUNGE EXPERIENCE (Tue. Feb. 25th, 2019)

Luxury Experience & Co and HEMP Hydrate presented an exclusive luxury gifting lounge on Saturday, February 23rd, honoring nominees and presenters during Oscars Weekend at Loews Hollywood Hotel, the official hotel of the Oscars. With the ultimate luxury in design and curated gifts, the Luxury Experience & Co Gifting Lounge is where celebrities experienced an […]

March 01

New York Fashion Week – A Celebration of Diversity (Feb. 8-16)

Despite the evident market opportunity, fashion has held its size-exclusive ground. But recently, designers have started to put their foot down, challenging the norm and demanding a safer space for all sizes. The recently concluded New York Fashion Week is a clear testament to that.  At the helm of this change is 11 Honoré, an […]

March 01

Celebrities crowd 2019 Hollywood for Science Gala, with Georgos Greek Wines as official sponsor

All photos credit: Stefanie Kenan and Matt Winkelmeyer for Getty Images In the flurry of events taking place in the run-up to the annual Oscar® celebration, UCLA presented its annual IoES Hollywood for Science Gala (https://www.ioes.ucla.edu/event/ioes-hollywood-for-science-gala/), which honored world-renowned leaders in the environment. Georgos Greek Wines was the official wine sponsor of the event. Guests […]

February 27

AI WEIWEI-UNBROKEN@GARDINER MUSEUM-THURS.,FEB.28th-SUN.,JUNE 9th,2019

By A.J.Lam & BK on the SCENE We were invited on Wednesday for the Friends and Young Patrons Day Preview at Gardiner Museum for an exclusive showing of the exhibition before it opened to the public on Thursday, Feb.28th. As one of the world’s most influential artists and human rights activists, as well as one […]

February 24

Artist Project 2019 @Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place Thurs.,Feb.21st-Sunday, Feb.24th,2019

By A.J.Lam & BK on the SCENE The Artist Project celebrated its opening night on Thursday night with a personal experience full of art and meeting the fantastic exhibiting artists – with many art fans buying fantastic artwork! The contemporary art fair is in its 12th year, running from Thursday, Feb. 21st to Sunday, February […]

February 22

Auto Show 2019 – The PASSION Within Us-Feb 15th-24th, 2019@M.T.C.C.

By A.J.Lam & BK on the SCENE The Canadian International AutoShow is the buggest AutoShow in Canada. With over 300,000 visitors each year in a 650,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, this is the largest consumer show in the country. The industry looks to the AutoShow as a leader in lifestyle, technology and all things automotive, […]

February 22

The Washington Capitals donated Stanley Cup Ring to the 2018 Hockey Hall of Fame-Wed.,Feb.20th,2019

The Washington Capitals were in Toronto to donate a Stanley Cup Ring to the 2018 Hockey Hall of Fame and received a tour of the Hockey Hall of Fame Resource Center after practicing at Mastercard Center on Wednesday afternoon. Captain Alex Ovechkin, alternate captains Nicklas Backstrom and Brooks Orpik, goaltender Braden Holtby, forward Tom Wilson, […]

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 and BK on the SCENE. 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 […]

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

Photography by A.J. Lam. 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 […]

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 SCENE. Photography by A.J. Lam.Luxury 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 […]

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, […]