Category Archives: Life & Culture

June 02

Canada’s Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival to be streamed live from National Arts Centre on June 12

Canada’s Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival to be streamed live from National Arts Centre on June 12 Finalists in 18 Categories chosen from 250 Submissions With 10 days away, The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival are getting ready to host one of Canada’s biggest music award shows. The Awards span 18 categories, celebrating solo artists, duos and groups from across […]

May 26

Historic Exhibition of Trinidadian-Canadian Artist Denyse Thomasos Debuts Virtually at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Historic Exhibition of Trinidadian-Canadian Artist Denyse Thomasos Debuts Virtually at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection.  Denyse Thomasos (1964–2012), Sparrow, 2010, Acrylic on canvas, 152.4 x 182.9 cm, Private collection, The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is pleased to announce that the highly anticipated exhibition, Denyse Thomasos: Odyssey, will debut virtually on June 14, 2021, and in person once the […]

May 18

GLAAD Media Award winner and Gold House A100 Honoree Dino-Ray Ramos launches online publication DIASPORA Will amplify marginalized voices in Hollywood

GLAAD Media Award winner and Gold House A100 HonoreeDino-Ray Ramos launches online publication DIASPORAWill amplify marginalized voices in Hollywood LOS ANGELES,  GLAAD Media Award winner andGold House A100 honoree and former Deadline editor Dino-Ray Ramos today is launching the online publication DIASPORA (thediasporatimes.com).  DIASPORA, aHollywood “trade adjacent,” will be the voice formarginalized communities in film, TV and media shining […]

May 17

Interior Design Show IDS Spring Resiliency Conference 2021    Sustainability and Designing for the Future

By Sally Warburton Interior Design Show IDS Spring Resiliency Conference 2021 Sustainability and Designing for the Future Virtual for the 2nd year in a row due to the Pandemic IDS Spring 2021 offered lots of variety and new products and talks with industry professionals. The four days May 10 – 13 were filled with design […]

May 17

IDS 2021 Spring Virtual Showroom

By A.J.Lam The Spring Resiliency Virtual Conference:   Interior Design Show 2021 IDS 2021 Toronto brings people together to experience the power of design.IDS 2021’s theme for the Spring Resiliency Virtual Conference is Sustainability and Designing for the Future.  With its keynote seminars, local and  international thought-leaders tackle the future of design throughout the virtual […]

May 05

ReelAbilities Film Festival May 18-30, 2021 Full Programming Announced including ReelAbilities Comedy Night

ReelAbilities Film Festival May 18-30, 2021 Full Programming Announced including ReelAbilities Comedy Night ReelAbilities Film Festival Toronto is proud to announce programming for the 6th Annual Festival taking place online May 18 – 30, 2021. ReelAbilities Film Festival showcases Canadian and International shorts, features, and documentaries about Deaf and disability cultures and by filmmakers and actors with disabilities and/or who […]

May 05

Please join The Friends of the Semel for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and The Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for an Open Mind program with Professor Yiyun Li, renowned author of Where Reasons End, winner of the 2020 Pen/Jean Stein Book Award. 

Please join The Friends of the Semel for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and The Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for an Open Mind program with Professor Yiyun Li, renowned author of Where Reasons End, winner of the 2020 Pen/Jean Stein Book Award.  In this imagined dialogue between mother and child in a timeless […]

May 05

All-Female Singer/Songwriter Trio WOMEN IN SONG Reflect on Losing Loved Ones to Alzheimer’s in Ethereal New Single, “But I Knew Her When” — Available Now

All-Female Singer/Songwriter Trio WOMEN IN SONG Reflect on Losing Loved Ones to Alzheimer’s in Ethereal New Single, “But I Knew Her When” — Available Now Song is Featured on Canadian Trio’s Debut 13-Track LP, Life of a Woman Watch “But I Knew Her When” via YouTube Here All-female Blind River, ON-based singer/songwriter trio Women in Song […]

May 03

New Cadence Productions (NCP) announce the re-boot of hit series “The Brothers Garcia” with “The Garcias,” featuring the entire original cast who are all grown up with diverse families of their own.  

THE GARCIAS TO STREAM ON HBO MAX NEW CADENCE PRODUCTIONS (NCP) IN PRE-PRODUCTION ON  10 EPISODE RE-BOOT OF THE BROTHERS GARCIA WITH 90+% LATINO INCLUSION BOTH IN FRONT AND BEHIND THE CAMERA New Cadence Productions (NCP) announced today that they will re-boot the hit series “The Brothers Garcia” with “The Garcias,” featuring the entire original […]

May 01

INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS HIP HOP AWARDS VIRTUAL SHOW -MAY 22nd & 23rd 2021 

INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS HIP HOP AWARDS VIRTUAL SHOW  MAY 22nd & 23rd 2021   Winnipeg, MB. – The first ever International Indigenous Hip Hop Awards (IIHHAS) and Trade Show May 22 and 23 in celebration of Indigenous Hip Hop. The awards will stream from our host city of Winnipeg, MB on the original lands of the Dene people’s, Dakota, Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Treaty 1 […]

April 28

Celebrating Asian Heritage Month With The Vong Show&Fresh Rice Trailer

Celebrating Asian Heritage Month Fresh Rice Trailer: https://youtu.be/PeZTUAl_Qic Vong Show, the official spokesperson for gay, super cute Asians, is proud to present Fresh Rice, a stand up comedy web series featuring emerging Asian comedians. The Fresh Rice web series will feature two Asian stand up comedians each week during the month of May, celebrating Asian Heritage Month.Directed by Vong […]

April 28

The inaugural Open Mind Film Festival is presented by The Friends of the Semel Institute at UCLA. High school students from across the United States have submitted scores of films highlighting their experiences and concerns about mental health.

The inaugural Open Mind Film Festival is presented by The Friends of the Semel Institute at UCLA. High school students from across the United States have submitted scores of films highlighting their experiences and concerns about mental health. These short films (mostly under 4 minutes) tell stories about family problems, isolation, eating disorders, suicide, and […]

April 28

SSUN celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by getting back in the studio

May is officially Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and SSUN celebrates as she prepares her first full length album. Over the past year, Asian artists have worked tirelessly to gain representation and recognition for their contributions to Canadian and American culture and society. Shanghai-born, Toronto-based musician SSUN hit the scene earlier this year with […]

April 27

MTV documentary film, Each and Every Day, about teen mental health and suicide prevention.

Please join The Friends of the Semel institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors for a screening and discussion of the new critically acclaimed MTV documentary film, Each and Every Day, about teen mental health and suicide prevention. This groundbreaking film from Peabody® Award-winning filmmaker Alexandra […]

April 26

Collision North America’s Fastest Growing Tech Conference

By Sally Warburton Collision North America’s Fastest Growing Tech Conference Collision’s international Virtual Tech Conference 2021 attracted over 38,000 people online and brought together Fortune 500 companies, presenters and participants of tech sectors from all over the world. The schedule had an incredible line up of Tech companies, investors, startups, with CEO’s, actors, politicians including […]