Category Archives: Open House

February 04

Twilight Symphony@The Castle Returns To Icon Casa Loma-Thurs,Feb.2nd,2023

By A.J.Lam Bravo! Under the masterful direction of Liberty Entertainment Group’s Nick DiDonato, the talented musicians of the Casa Loma Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Paolo Busato, along with beautiful young and sensational singers, soprano Sara Papini and tenor Joey Niceforo, former original member of the Canadian Tenors, presented an amazing magical musical evening full of […]

January 22

IDS Toronto-Interior Design Show 2023- Preview- Moving Parts: Design For A Complex World, And The Opening Night Party-Thursday, January 19 to Sunday, January 22, 2023-MTCC

By A.J.Lam IDS Toronto, the much anticipated annual display of the ultimate in interior design, opened with a media preview of the new foray of Caesarstone into its innovative porcelain and natural materials, Miele’s amazing sustainable products, and much more from the many design-forward exhibitors.  The Opening Night Party on Thursday, January 19, allowed party-goers […]

January 12

ROM After Dark: DesignTO Fri., Jan.20th,2023

An after-hours celebration of Canadian craft, design, and ingenuity. ROM After Dark is the popular monthly adult (19+)event series that features curated music, visual arts, performances, and distinctive food and drink. Join us on January 20 for ROM After Dark (RAD): DesignTO, where we’re celebrating DesignTO, a festival that brings people together to design a better future, […]

December 17

KRAMPUS BALL@The Opera House-Sat., Dec.10th,2022

It has been 10 years of alternative celebrations during the Xmas season! This was a can’t miss event during the festive season Costumes were encouraged, but not mandatory that didn’t scare away the patrons, as all were welcome on a Saturday night at The Opera House. There was a FREE ALL AGES PARADE along Queen […]

December 09

Leonard Cohen: Everybody Knows@AGO-Tues.,Dec.6th,2022

By Steph C. & A.J. Lam Leonard Cohen: Everybody Knows opens at the Art Gallery of Ontario. This latest major exhibition at the AGO celebrates the Canadian-born legend Leonard Cohen and features rarely seen materials from the Leonard Cohen Family Trust. Visitors of all ages are invited to explore the lifetime work of Cohen as […]

December 05

Christmas @Castle Loma and Holiday Lights-Thurs.,Dec.1st,2022

By A.J.Lam & Steph C. Celebrate the season with your family at Casa Loma! Christmas at the Castle has always been hugely popular. The Holiday Lights Tour at Casa Loma returns for another year. Jingle all the way through an illuminated trail alongside of captivating light shows, dazzling outdoor lighting displays, and live performances. This […]

December 05

Tacos&Tails,El Tequileño Añejo Gran Reserva Tequila@King Street West’s Anejo Restaurant-Tues.,Nov.29th,2022

By A.J.Lam “DON JORGE’S DEEP ROOTED PASSION FOR CRAFT AND QUALITY IS A TRUE REFLECTION IN THE EXCEPTIONAL TEQUILA THAT IS PRODUCED TO THIS DAY.EACH STAGE OF THE PRODUCTION PROCESS HAS BEEN CAREFULLY CONSIDERED TO ENSURE THE HIGHEST QUALITY RESULTS.” A select group of tequila lovers were led through an extensive tasting of 8 top […]

December 02

The Second City Grand Opening@1 York St.-Wed.,Nov.30th,2022

Photography By A.J.Lam The opening party was held on November 30th, with the first public performances to begin December 1! It totally was a party atmosphere, with red ribbon cutting ceremony, balloons, a dj to keep guests on the dance floor, food, and great hospitality to welcome The Second City back to downtown Toronto. Some of […]

November 19

Living Luxe Design Show With Paolo Ferrari@Distillery District-Fri.,Nov.18th,2022

By A.J.Lam Studio“Paolo Ferrari is an internationally recognized designer and founder of Studio Paolo Ferrari, a Toronto based, multi-disciplinary design studio, with a focus on interiors and objects. The studio is currently involved in projects throughout North America, Europe and the Middle East. Throughout his career, Ferrari has worked with luxury heavyweights including Four Seasons, […]

November 19

Old Flame Brewery@Distillery District-Fri.,Nov.18th,2022

By A.J.Lam CRAFT LAGERS
 WORTH REMEMBERING
“We pride ourselves on our time-honoured brewing process and commitment to creating distinct craft lagers. We put the same efforts towards hosting all those that walk through our doors, ensuring each visit to any of our locations is worth remembering.”
oldflamebrewingco.ca oldflamebrewery #awardwinning #delicious #craftbeer #lager #IPA #specialty #authentic #charming #ambiance […]

November 15

The 100th Anniversary of The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair-November 4-13, 2022@Exhibition Place, Toronto

By A.J.Lam & Sally Warburton A CENTURY OF Making MemoriesCelebrating 100 Years of World Class Equine & Agricultural Excellence. THE ROYAL RETURNSWe had a chance to celebrate the best in agriculture, local food, and equestrian competitions from across the country.The Royal Agriculture Winter Fair takes place every November in the City of Toronto. Whether you’re […]

October 31

Art Toronto@M.T.C.C.-Oct.27th-30th,2022

Photography By A.J.Lam, Nicholas Chan&BKONTHESCENE Art Toronto Preview welcomed thousands of art collectors, gallerists, artists and art enthusiasts to browse art work curated by 90+ Canadian and international galleries on Thursday, Oct. 27th. The excitement continued at the After Party at Chef’s Hall featuring delicious food , music by DJ Killa Kels and curated mixology by Remy Martin with […]

October 25

Handle With Care, opening at Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery (CHG) On October 29th and On View Through December 3rd(Or Beyond)

L-R: “What a Big Mouth (Little Bad Hiding Hood),” “Fragile Heart,” “Where Is My Mind,” and “Who’s Bad” ·       Watch Ceccoli painting “All In My Head” HERE and “Fragile Heart” HERE Handle With Care opens Saturday, October 29thfrom 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm in Gallery 3, alongside a solo show from Brandi Milne, titled Everything I Ever Was, in the Main Gallery. Ceccoli in her studio working on “What a […]

October 22

A Special Afternoon Event To Learn More About Taiwan!-Fri.,Oct.21st,2022

By Steph C.With the borders opened, Taiwan is ready to welcome the world. The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Toronto prepared a special treat for Torontonians to get a taste of Taiwan this weekend at Charidise Toronto and then a short walk to Yonge-Dundas Square for the pop-up activation. Enter into a life-sized rendition […]

October 20

Patron’s Preview of Housewarming Exhibit.@Gardiner Museum-Tues., Oct.18th,2022

By A.J.Lam Housewarming is Giboulo’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic that began in 2020, and the waves of confinement and isolation that followed. It is a sculpted documentary of individual and collective experiences grounded in current events. With the pandemic as a constant presence, the colourful dioramas furnishing each room prompt reflection about the challenges […]