Category Archives: premiere

May 08

“Who Let The Dogs Out”@TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX-Sun.,May 5th,2019

Director Brent Hodge very aptly captures the hilarious adventure of Ben Sisto’s quest to get to the bottom of “Who Let The Dogs Out.”  A subject definitely off the beaten path, it starts naturally enough with Ben noticing an incomplete citation on the songs Wikipedia page and he sets out the find the answer.  Who did let […]

May 07

HOT DOCS 2019-BELLINGCAT-TRUTH IN A POST-TRUTH WORTH-HOT DOCS CINEMA-Fri.,May 3rd,2019

This was a very intriguing documentary during Hot Docs 2019 week. Bellingcat, the name was adapted from a cartoon character, and the agency was founded in 2014 by Eliot Higgins. This is an international group that uses available info and tools such as geolocation data, 3D simulations, social media to conduct serious investigative work. Bellingcat […]

May 03

HOT DOCS FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS-“There Are No Fakes”@TIFF LIGHTBOX AND AFTERPARTY@THE LODGE-Mon.,April 29th,2019

I had the opportunity to watch “There Are No Fakes” during Hot Docs film festival and I don’t think I’ve stopped telling people about it since. The documentary is unlike any I’ve seen before and shares a very riveting and important story. The exposé is based around the work of Norval Morrisseau, arguably Canada’s most […]

May 03

GORDON LIGHTFOOT:IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND@HOT DOCS THEATRE

Gordon Lightfoot is Gordon Lightfoot. When you hear his first album or his more recent material, it’s Gordon Lightfoot. A craftsman in the art of Singer-songwriter. What we get from watching this documentary is that of a man, through his songs and lyrics, honing his craft as he expresses the inner thoughts of his life and life around […]

May 02

Little Coyote Asks Canada To “Witness” in New Single

“One of the more distinctive units I’ve had the pleasure of hearing in some time” — Too Much Love Magazine   “(Witness’) marriage of elegiac, even melancholy, piano with Teagan Johnson’s emotional vocal captures your attention from the beginning… Memorable fusion of progressive, alternative, and folk strands into a colourful whole is a natural confluence […]

May 02

HOT DOCS 2019-ASSHOLES: A THEORY@TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX-Wed.,May 1st,2019

Assholes: A Theory, an entertaining and new documentary from director John Walker for HOT DOCS 2019. This Doc surrounds a conversation with Aaron James, author of the New York Times bestseller of the same name, Assholes: A Theory digs into “what makes an asshole” and finds signs and traits of people who deserve this title. […]

April 12

Canadian Singer/Songwriter December Rose Releases Musical #MeToo Manifesto

Canadian Singer/Songwriter December Rose Releases Musical #MeToo Manifesto “Raise Your Voice” Reclaims Powerful Ground & Speaks to Unity “The vocals are powerful” — Grotesqualizer “Her voice is conviction” — Keep Walking Music Watch “Raise Your Voice” via YouTube Here Award-winning Canadian singer/songwriter December Rose has reclaimed powerful ground, releasing her musical #metoo manifesto “Raise Your […]

April 12

Canadian / US Group HuDost Tackle Religious Systems, Women’s Spirituality & Oppression in Powerful New Video “Burning Church” Is Latest Single off New Album, Of Water + Mercy — Available Now!

Watch “Burning Church” via YouTube Here July 26 – 28 @ Islands Folk Festival, Duncan BC August 16 @ Bhakti In The Woods Festival, Ladysmith QC HuDost, the husband-wife-fronted band known for weaving a seamless tapestry of folk, world and rock music, have released their thought-provoking music video for “Burning Church.” Click here to watch […]

April 11

Four Chords and a Gun@The Fleck Theatre-Wed.,April 10th,2019

“Four Chords and a Gun”, John Ross Bowie’s (Big Bang Theory Fame) play about the Ramones and Phil Spector, arrived in Toronto and on the posters it stated that this would not be a musical, as we attended the theatre piece about the legendary punk band -The Ramones. But actor-turned-playwright John Ross Bowie, author of […]

April 01

It’s A New Day New World for 80s Canadian New Wave Icons the Spoons

It’s A New Day New World for 80s Canadian New Wave Icons the Spoons Those Signature “Doot-Doots’ Are Back in New Single “Beautiful Trap” (You’re singing “Romantic Traffic” now, aren’t you?) TORONTO — Mark it on your calendars: it’s a New Day New World for iconic Canadian band Spoons and their newest release — available […]

March 17

TORONTO COMICON 2019@The Metro Toronto Convention Center-Fri.,March 15th-Sun.,March 17th,2019

The Metro Toronto Convention Center was transformed into a landscape of rabid fans of Sci-Fi, fantasy, anime, comics, and video games, as droves of people in costumes converged in celebration of fantasy, dreams & imagination. There was over 150,000 SQ FT OF SHOPPING and hundreds of retailers to make the experience an unforgettable one! Specializing in everything […]

March 13

Maestro Fresh Wes Takes “WASTE YUTE” To Task in 🔥 NEW Video

Multi-JUNO Award-winning Artist & Mr. D Actor Celebrates 30 Year Career with NEW Album — Champagne Campaign 2019 Marks Anniversary of the Iconic Artist’s Industry-Pioneering Release — Symphony in Effect & “Let Your Backbone Slide” Bad report card? Better avoid Maestro Fresh Wes. So goes the tale woven in the iconic Canadian music legend’s latest […]

March 09

“GLAM ROCK”-A GALA IN SUPPORT OF CANADA’S NATIONAL BALLET SCHOOL@THE CARLU-Thurs.,MARCH 7th,2019

By A.J.Lam & BK on the SCENE Last Thursday, Canada’s National Ballet School’s (NBS) held it’s annual gala and the theme for this year was “GLAM ROCK.” It was an evening with a GLAM ROCK inspired Lounge & Entertainment. Think of David Bowie , Queen , KISS, Alice Cooper , SWEET and T-REX all in […]

March 03

Toronto Pop Supergroup Girl Pow-R Launch GirlPowRment Wall TODAY With Fans At “A Conversation With Ellen DeGeneres”

As seen on YTV, TVO Kids, CityTV, eTalk Canada, Girls’ Life, Tiger Beat, J-14 & Fresh 95.3 Sunday, March 3, 2019 1:00pm – 2:15pm & 3:15pm – 4:15pm 35 Bremner Boulevard Outside of Scotiabank Arena Toronto, Ontario Toronto pop supergroup Girl Pow-R will share their message of empowerment and kindness this Sunday, March 3rd to […]

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 […]