Category Archives: Open House

May 31

Love Earth:A Celebration Of David Suzuki @ CBC Building on Monday, May 29, 2023

By A.J.Lam On May 29, the Atrium of the CBC Building was adorned as a beautiful sustainable green oasis, filled by adoring fans of rockstar scientist/environmentalist/broadcaster David Suzuki, celebrating his amazing 44 years as host of the provocative programme, The Nature of Things. After their green carpet arrival, specially-invited fans, friends, and family enjoyed delicious […]

May 25

Mr. Dressup to Degrassi: 42 Years Of Legendary Toronto Kids TV @ Myseum on Tuesday, May 23,2023

By A.J.Lam Myseum presents the wonderful playful story of legendary and influential Toronto Kids TV since the 1950’s from which many stars have emerged, including Drake, John Candy, and Tonya Williams. “The TV shows of your childhood hit closer to home than you might think. From 1952 to 1994, Toronto was a global player in […]

May 22

Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano Wine Tasting @ Aria Ristorante on May 16, 2023

By A.J.Lam Wine buyers, press, and influencers were given exclusive access to the tasting of fine wines from the Tuscan consortium of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano while enjoying a delicious lunch of risotto, gnocchi, porchetta, and much more, at the upscale beautiful Aria Ristorante facing Maple Leaf Square. “The Italian Trade Commission,on behalf of theConsortium […]

May 21

“Where to Now : A Journey Through The Lens” Opening @ Cultural Goods Gallery on May 16, 2023

By A.J.Lam

May 06

Peacebuilders Fundraiser Gala@The Globe And Mail-Thurs., May 4, 2023 

By Sally W.  Peacebuilders Fundraiser event took place Thursday, May 4 at the Globe & Mail Centre on King Street East in Toronto. It was wonderful to have The Spring for Peace 2023 gala back to an in-person event. The Spring for Peace Gala has continued to be an important event for 20 years. Peacebuilders […]

May 03

Planted Expo for the First time in Toronto!  April 29 and 30, 2023  

By Sally W. The Planted Expo which will have its 7th year in Vancouver in May 2023 made its first stop in Toronto the weekend of April 29 and 30, 2023. And what an inaugural Expo it was!   The Planted Expo featured 200 exhibitor booths with Plant-forward Toronto-grown and international brands. Canada’s largest plant-based expo […]

May 03

REFUSE – A revolutionary approach to textiles & sustainable systems at the Textile Museum of Canada. April 19 – June 18, 2023

By Gerald Glavota ABOUT THE ARTIST Padina Bondar is a hybrid designer, artist, and activist, using her work to advocate for marginalized narratives, sustainability, ethics, and inclusivity. Combining technical skills and craftsmanship with a passion for environmental protection, she transforms plastic waste into high-end textiles and embellishments. Padina’s mission is to deliver meaningful outcomes to […]

April 19

Toronto Arts Foundation’s annual Toronto Arts Awards Lunch@Arcadian Court-Mon.,April 17th,2023

Toronto’s political, arts and business leaders gathered yesterday to acknowledge the city’s vibrant arts sector and celebrate the achievements of artists, arts organizations and cultural leaders at Toronto Arts Foundation’s annual Toronto Arts Awards Lunch. Organizations that engage youth and community through the arts, as well as individuals leading organizations and those practising in music, visual arts […]

April 10

State of Mind – The Illusion of Choice@Casa Loma-Thurs.,April 6th,2023

by Sally W. & Photography By A.J.Lam Opening April 6 and running to April 30, State of Mind at Casa Loma is another great reason to visit one of Toronto’s most famous places. Your visit starts off with a walk through the tunnels of Casa Loma – an experience in itself! Projected on the tunnel walls […]

April 03

Stranger Things Experience @ Cinespace Studios Marine Terminal-Thurs.,March 30th,2023

On Thursday March 30th, BKONTHESCENE were invited to a preview for the highly anticipated Stranger Things: The Experience, a new immersive exhibit co-produced by Netflix and Fever. Located at the Cinespace Marine Terminal Studio at 8 Unwin Avenue, the facility covers approximately 50,000 square feet. Once a large marine terminal in the Port Lands, this […]

March 26

CNIB FINER THINGS GALA@Wynchwood Barns-Thurs.,March 23rd,2023

By A.J.Lam The CNIB Finer Things Gala to raise funds and awareness for Canadians with sight loss was filled with wonderful supporters, art, music, auction items, fine wine and food at the Wychwood Barns. This extraordinary evening was highlighted by emotional performances, especially by Canada’s great opera singer Measha Brueggergosman-Lee, and world famous award winning […]

March 25

Fashion Art Toronto returns with biggest event ever for Spring 2023; tickets on sale now!

Showcasing collections from 50 designers, including  Narces, Lesley Hampton, Evan Biddell and L’Uomo Strano Fashion Playground to feature art installations, Fashion & Beauty boutique, Fashion Cinema and a 1664 Blanc Bar and Blue Hour Lounge Toronto’s longest running multi-arts fashion week Fashion Art Toronto is taking over 20,000 square foot industrial warehouse Black Creek Assembly (131 McCormack St., […]

March 25

Ready4Red Tour Stop with Ducati Canada@Evergreen Brickworks-Thurs.,March 23rd,2023

By A.J.Lam On the heels of Ducati’s World Superbike and MotoGP championships plus record sales, Ducati, the Ferrari of Motorcycling, in this year’s Ready4Red tour, unveiled its new E-MTB lineup, updated Scrambler and latest editions of the superbike Panigale, Diavel, Multistrada, Monster, and Streetfighter, while Ducati enthusiasts enjoyed beer, wine, and food at Evergreen Brickworks. […]

March 22


By Nicolas Chan&BKONTHESCENE Toronto Comicon, presented by FAN EXPO Canada, was back with everything fans love including celebrity guests, comic creators, collectibles merchants, cosplay, and more! Taking place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building from March 17-19th 2023. The annual pop culture convention celebrates all things comics, sci-fi, fantasy, and animation for three days of non-stop programming for fans […]

March 20

The Home Show@The Enercare Centre-March 10-19, 2023

By A.J.Lam With the slogan “your space, your way,” certified home professionals such as celebrity expert renovator Mike Holmes, over 600 exhibitors such as a hands-on DIY centre, colourful garden centre and innovative accessible living display, plus the always-popular beautiful feature home (this year with an attached efficiently-designed lane house), this year’s much anticipated National […]