Category Archives: premiere

June 08

Award-winning doc AMERICONNED- NYC/LA/Major city theatrical release June 9 with US/Canada VOD release to follow.

SHINE THE LIGHT FILMSPresents AMERICONNED Directed by: Sean Claffey Award-winning documentary AMERICONNED will open theatrically in New York (Cinema Village), Los Angeles (Laemmle Monica Film Center) and major cities on June 9 with a VOD release in the US and Canada to follow on major platforms on June 13. AMERICONNED: NEW TRAILER: AMERICONNED is a film about income inequality […]

June 07

‘Without Precedent: The Supreme Life of Rosalie Abella’ to open in Canadian theatres on June 9th, 2023

Without Precedent: The Supreme Life of Rosalie Abella‘ will open in Canadian theatres on Friday, June 9th. The documentary is written and directed by Montreal-born Barry Avrich (The Talented Mr. Rosenberg, Made You Look: A True Story about Fake Art) and focuses on Rosalie Abella—Canada’s first female Jewish Supreme Court Judge and third female on the bench. The film features interviews with […]

June 06


ROCK BAND KANSAS REPORTS BRISK TICKET SALES AND INDUSTRY RECOGNITION FOR THEIR 50 YEARS, 50 CONCERTS IN NORTH AMERICAN THEATERS TOUR. Sold Out Performance at Pittsburgh’s Prestigious Benedum CenterKicks Off Tour June 2. America’s preeminent progressive rock band Kansas embarks this summer on a series of 50 landmark performances at some of the foremost theaters […]

June 06

From Depression To Victory: Boxing Metaphor Takes Center Stage In 10-Million Streamer Matilde G’s New Mental Health Anthem ‘Fighter'”

“Fighter” YouTube and Spotify Website With 10-million streams across her socials, Matilde G continues to give fans and media a new knockout punch with her latest single “Fighter” on May 26, 2023.  The song is already making waves for its powerful message of hope and determination. With soaring vocals and a catchy beat, “Fighter” is sure to resonate […]

June 04

Joy. Sorrow. Anger. Love. PRIDE. Opening Party @ Collision Gallery -Thursday.,June 1, 2023

By A.J.Lam At Collision Gallery on the 1st Night of June 2023, Toronto’s Pride Month started with a full house of celebrants at the opening party of “Joy. Sorrow. Anger. Love. PRIDE.” “Launched in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of The ArQuives—Canada’s only LGBTQ2+ archives with a national scope—Toronto Pride’s first exhibition and publication feature […]

June 03

Scrubs In The City In Support Of Sickkids @Evergreen Brickworks-Thurs.,June 1st.2023

By A.J.Lam & BKONTHESCENE The stylish beautiful young and young-at-heart party-goers enjoyed the most-anticipated annual party of the year, with this year’s theme being the jet setters’ summer party paradise of the famous, or infamous, sun-drenched Greek island of Mykonos, all for the ultra-good cause of raising funds for the world-famous Hospital for Sick Children, […]

June 02

Commitment by Mona Simpson Open Mind-Tuesday, June 13:5:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT

Registration is required for this free live private Zoom event.Registration Required: Simpson’s highly anticipated new book, Commitment is a masterful and engrossing novel about a single mother’s collapse and the fate of her family after she enters a California state mental institution for treatment for mental illness in the 1970s.Moving from Berkeley and Los Angeles to New York […]

June 02

Award-winning documentary HERE. IS. BETTER. Opening theatrically in NYC/ LA on June 23 with nationwide VOD Release to follow in US/ Canada.

HERE. IS. BETTER. is an award-winning documentary film with unprecedented access inside therapy sessions of men and women Veterans battling posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  A soldier’s story is always personal, but never more than in HERE. IS. BETTER. This powerful feature length documentary offers a uniquely hopeful and impactful perspective on a rising mental health […]

June 02

Wines of Portugal Masterclass @ Royal Ontario Museum on Thurs.,June 1, 2023

By A.J.Lam A selective group of wine enthusiasts were given the opportunity to taste the wonderful wines of Portugal, including its famous fortified port wines and refreshing vinho verde, demonstrating their unique terroir, microclimates, and diversity with the distinctive blending of grapes. “Masterclass hosted by Michelle Bouffard and Sofia Salvador.Masterclass hosted by two experts in […]

June 01

Multi-Award Winning Bluesman André Bisson Plays The Soul Protector With “Shake”

Multi-Award Winning Bluesman André Bisson Plays The Soul Protector With “Shake”  2022 Blues & Roots Radio International Song Contest Winner Soulfully Intros 10th Album “Latchford” Due Sept. 15, 2023 “Shake” YouTube and Spotify Website Just like our closest loved ones, music is a dedicated companion. It will always be there for us as a savior, a confidant and a […]

June 01

Unveiling of Canada’s Walk of Fame Roy Thomson Hall Toronto May 26, 2023

By Sally W.and Photos By Alex Lam Friday, May 26, 2023 just after 12 noon was an exciting time by Roy Thomson Hall!  It was the unveiling of the 25th year of Canada’s Walk of Fame. Eleven inductees were being honoured! A very special ceremony to celebrate the talent, the brains, ingenuity, business skills, creativity […]

June 01

Shakespearience Work To Emotional Intelligence &Mental Health In Today’s World-Tuesday, May 30,2023

By Sally Warburton This was an innovative student literary program called  Shakespearience and in attendance was creative advisor, Colm Feore (The Umbrella Academy, Bon Cop, Bad Cop) and active contributor, HAMILTON star, DeAundre’ Woods, at a Toronto press day. In the face of growing pressure to eliminate Shakespeare’s plays from the curriculum, Feore, Woods and Shakespearience’s Executive Director, Marvin Karon participated in a live workshop with […]

June 01

The 27th Reel Asian Film Festival Luncheon@The Shangri-La-Wed.,May 31, 2023 

By Sally Warburton & Photography By Alex Lam Fire Horse Award Presentation Luncheon and Red Carpet at Shangri-La Hotel Toronto The Reel Asian International Film Festival will take place November 8 – 19, 2023 in Toronto, Canada Today was a celebratory event to present the 2023 Fire Horse Award. The return of the Fire Horse […]

May 31

ICFF Lavazza IncluCity Festival Press Conference @ Archeo-Wednesday, May 31, 2023

By A.J.Lam ICFF (Italian Contemporary Film Festival) announces a greatly expanded exciting multicultural, multi-disciplinary (film, opera, and more) and all-day, including midnight, programming, at the historic Distillery District for its 12th annual Lavazza IncluCity Festival, running from June 27 until July 21, 2023. “A SAFE, UNIQUE AND INCLUSIVE SUMMER EVENTA selection of films celebrating Canada’s […]

May 31

JACKIE K Releases 3rdSingle “We Can’t Quit” From She’s A Story Album

“We Can’t Quit” YouTube and Spotify Website There are times in all relationships when you drive each other crazy. Maybe someone drinks or smokes a little too much or complains about their weight but bulldozes junk food every night. But despite their annoying and frustrating habits, we don’t leave. This is the theme of North Battleford, SK’s alt-folk artist Jackie […]