Category Archives: Press Junket

January 18

Canadian Screen Awards Nomination Announcement @Aperture (Tues., Jan.17th, 2017)

Two more months before the excitement of The Canadian Screen Awards arrives in Toronto, but some announcements were made regarding the nominees and it was streaming live on line. Iconic actor Christopher Plummer will be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards. Also actor and television personality Howie Mandel will […]

November 20

12 Trees: “Good for the Earth”Preview@Gardiner Museum(Thurs., Nov.17th,2016)

By A.J.Lam and BK on the SCENE We were invited to a special VIP preview and tree unveiling with the artists on Thursday, November 17, at the Gardiner Museum for 12 Trees! The Museum’s annual 12 Trees exhibition was transformed by contemporary artists and designers who reinterpreted the traditional Christmas tree. In 2016, the Museum […]

Canada’s Walk Of Fame@The Allstream Centre(Thurs.,Oct.6th,2o16)

Images by A.J.Lam It was a red carpet ceremony on the grounds of the C.N.E. at the Allstream Centre on a beautiful October day to celebrate one of the most high profile inductions for Canada’s Walk Of Fame. Among the 2016 class inducted were NHL Hall of Famer Darryl Sittler, actor-director Jason Priestley, filmmaker Deepa […]

August 27

2016 Canada’s Walk of Fame Inductee Announcement!@The Royal York Fairmount(Tues.,Aug.23rd,2016)

It was the  2016 Canada’s Walk of Fame Inductee Announcement at the legendary Royal York Fairmount in Toronto! Canada’s Walk of Fame, along with Corus Entertainment,  announced the names of the 2016 inductees. Each has been selected for having excelled in their respective field, for fuelling Canadian pride and for inspiring the next generation to […]

March 11

National Home Show+Canada Blooms Preview@Enercare Centre(March 11th-20th,2016)

  North America’s largest home and garden event opened March 11th at the Direct Energy Centre! The National Home Show, presented by RE/MAX and co-located with Canada Blooms, kicked off for 10 days with an incredible lineup of home and garden celebrity experts, new and innovative products and everything for your space – inside and […]

ALESSIA COHLE “LET’S GET GONE” ALBUM RELEASE PARTY @ Boots and Bourbon (June 24, 2015)

Words: HUMSandy As one country icon embarked on her “Farewell Tour” at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre (Timmin’s native Shania Twain), another was just beginning down the street… Country music newcomer Alessia Cohle debut her new album “Let’s Get Gone” to a packed intimate saloon of music fans, media, music execs and friends+family. Backed by a […]

Food And Drink Market Preview-Fri.,April 10,2015@Direct Energy Centre

The Food And Drink Market media preview started early at the legendary C.N.E. “Direct Energy Centre” with a bevy of vendors handing out samples and gift bags last Friday. The Food And Drink show ran from Fri., April 10th to Sunday April 12th, 2015. Guest chefs doing Demo Dishes  included: Chef Susur Lee, Tania Ganassini, […]

Fancy Franks Gourmet Hot Dogs-Tues.,March 31st,2015@453 Queen St. W.

Fancy Franks, Toronto’s premiere gourmet hot dog restaurant celebrated the opening of its third location in the heart of downtown Toronto, which features their popular classics as well as exciting new menu items. Fancy Franks Gourmet Hotdogs – http://www.fancyfranks.com/ Those who attended included: John Orpheus (Performer), Rick Campanelli (ET Canada), Tara Spencer-Nairn (Actor), Matthew Willson […]

Furious 7 Movie Premiere

By Derek Lang Furious 7 (2015) Director: James Wan While I was impressed that the story made sense, there were no glaring plot holes, and considering Paul Walker passed away during the filming of it that seems like a large feat to accomplish. That said, my friend Alfred said “it’s like a messy ball of […]

The National Home Show-March 13th-22nd@Direct Energy Centre

We attended North America’s Largest Home and Garden Event which was held at the huge Direct Energy Centre by the Lakefront from March 13th to March 22nd, 2015. The co-location of two world class events, Canada Blooms the largest flower and garden festival and the National Home Show. http://www.nationalhomeshow.com/ We like to thank Sara Zajac […]

Kingsman: The Secret Service Movie Premiere

By Derek Lang Kingsman: the Secret Service (2015) Director: Matthew Vaughn This was a fun movie that seems to not know who their target audience is… adults or teens. There’s a lot of violence in the movie but you can tell there are scenes that have done some creative workings to keep the gorefest down. […]

Juno Awards Announcement-Wed.,Feb.18th,2015@Casbah-Hamilton

By Newton Yee Each year, the JUNO Awards recognizes Canadian music artists. This year’s show has an exciting lineup of nominees, performers, and events throughout JUNO week. JUNO week starts March 9, and culminates with the awards ceremony in Hamilton Place on March 15. The press release was hosted at the Casbah. The JUNO announcements […]

ReelWorld Film Festival 2015 Press Junket -Wed.,Feb.11,2015@Metro Hall

A Press Junket was held at Metro Hall which was hosted by Tonya Williams and here were the guest and films being showcased: film: Finding Samuel Lowe Dir: Jeanette Kong http://www.reelworld.ca/Festival/Films.aspx?udt_618_param_detail=10 film: Nobody Writer: Fenulla Jiwani http://www.reelworld.ca/Festival/Films.aspx?udt_618_param_detail=73 film: The Long Walk Dir/Writer Bobby Del Rio Cast: Aldrin Bundoc http://www.reelworld.ca/Festival/Films.aspx?udt_618_param_detail=81 film: Listen To Me Dir/Writer Lalita […]

The Hobbit:The Battle of the Five Armies Official Trailer Movie Premiere

By Derek Lang The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) Director: Peter Jackson The theatre we watched this in seemed to be using a really poor projection bulb, the movie seemed overly dark. I think this is the darkest 3D film I’ve watched in the theatre. Overall I thought the movie was kind […]

Jupitar Ascending Movie Premiere

By Derek Lang Jupiter Ascending (2015) Directors: Andy and Lana Wachowski Think of the backdrops and architecture of Dune mixed with Star Wars episode 2, throw in some elements of the Terminator and you almost have this movie except you don’t really care about the characters. Also for a movie with a lot of action, […]