Category Archives: reception

April 30

ComKids’ Celebrity Sports Mixer@The Hockey Hall Of Fame-Thurs.,April 27th,2023

By A.J.Lam & Sally Warburton ComKids’ Celebrity Sports Mixer was another great success at the Hockey Hall Of Fame with over 700 guests, including Leaf great Rick Vaive, raising funds to support computer literacy in Toronto’s youth in order to attain educational success. “Computers and digital literacy are essential to the success of today’s […]

April 28

Black&Blue Steakhouse@130 King St.West-Wed.,April 19th,2023

By A.J. Lam & Alex Lam Black & Blue is the financial district’s new premier steakhouse with top-notch steaks plus fresh seafood to satisfy all appetites for the finest food and fun with sensational service and dazzling decor. “The Golden Age of SteakBlack+Blue is Canada’s premier steak dining experience with locations in Vancouver and Toronto […]

April 20

KOOZA By Cirque Du Soleil –@ 2150 Lake Shore Blvd. W.-Wed.,April 19th,2022

Going back to the origins of Cirque Du Soleil – KOOZA combines two circus traditions – acrobatic performance and the art of clowning. KOOZA was created and directed by David Shiner in 2007 and has toured the world with over 4500 performances in 66 cities across 22 countries, mesmerizing close to 8 million spectators so […]

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 […]

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 14

Winners announced for The 52nd Annual JUNO Awards, celebrating Canada’s best in music, live on CBC 

The Weeknd becomes the second most decorated JUNO winner of all time, bringing home five awards total this year   Nickelback closed the show with a retrospective performance following their induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, presented virtually by Ryan Reynolds, with Connor McDavid appearing on stage. Their Induction and Performance is Presented by […]

February 27

Fired-Up Gala In Support of SickKids @Ritz-Carlton Friday, February 24th, 2023

By SVPHOTOGRAPHY & BKONTHESCENE It was  an evening of Black Ties & Evening Gowns, luxury and celebration in support of SickKids Foundation. Funds raised help support the Burn & Plastics Unit at SickKids and the highest priority needs at SickKids. The evening was hosted by Durgy Spade and MCNADZZZ. Heartfelt speeches included: Event Founder-Roxy Zapala, […]

February 04

Join Us @ SB57 In Arizona Remembering Legends for Charity® Erin Andrews Is Honored With The Pat Summerall Award @Super Bowl 56 Week, Charity Event To Benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Charissa Thompson, who is the Host of FOX NFL KICKOFF emcee the event, ESPN’s Chris Berman presented the award SB56 This heartfelt event was held on Thursday, Feb. 10, at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE hotel, as it was an evening of celebration and to honor the legacy of the late legendary […]

February 04


Event To be Hosted in LA’s Hottest Neighborhood:The Vinyl District Hollywood The annual Big Game Kickoff Party hosted by three-time Super Bowl Champ, Pro Football Hall of Famer and FOX Sports’ NFL Insider Shannon Sharpe on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at the Tommie Hotel (Selma/Wilcox Ave.) in Hollywood.   “It’s been nearly 30 years since Los Angeles hosted the Super Bowl and I’m thrilled to bring people together this week heading into the big game to really kick things into high gear before Sunday,” said Sharpe. The annual Kickoff Party has […]

January 27

Sommsation Wine Lounge Is A Sensation In Park City During Film Festivals!

SOMMSATION IS A SENSATION IN PARK CITY DURING FILM FESTIVALS Wine Experience Brand and Marketplace Fetes Filmmakers  at Old Town Cellars and Zooz Cinema Center at Mustang Restaurant; Celebs from Will Forte to Rain Phoenix Visited Sommsation Lounger Will Forte and Elizabeth Mitchell at ALIENS ABDUCTED MY PARENTS AND NOW I FEEL KINDA LEFT OUT […]

January 23

Dragon Ball 2023 In Support Of The Yee Hong Foundation@M.T.C.C.

By A.J.Lam “Dragon Ball is the signature annual benefit gala for Yee Hong Foundation. It is one of Toronto’s premier gala events and the largest fundraising gala in North America celebrating Chinese New Year. Every year, you’ll find a who’s who of the Greater Toronto Area’s top business, political and community leaders in attendance. […]

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 20

‘Dress for Success’&’An Evening with Lisa LaFlamme’@The Wintergarden Theatre-Thurs.,Jan.19th,2023

By Sally Warburton Thursday, January 19th was a night to learn about Canadian journalist, Lisa Laflamme. To learn more – in person and in her own words. The event ‘An Evening with Lisa LaFlamme’ was a fundraiser for the Toronto organization ‘Dress for Success’. The evening started at the Wintergarden Theatre with a Red Carpet: […]

January 05

Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation Media Launch For The 34th Dragon Ball -Thursday, January 5th @ The Tridel Head Office 

By A.J.Lam & BKONTHESCENE Combining philanthropy with the celebration of Lunar New Year, Dragon Ball has maintained its position as one of Toronto’s most anticipated events and the largest Lunar New Year celebration of its kind in North America for the last three decades. Dragon Ball 2023 will mark the 34th anniversary of Yee Hong’s flagship fundraising gala in the […]

January 05

RIDM’s 25th edition: Celebrating a quarter-century of encounters

RIDM’s 25th edition: Celebrating a quarter-century of encounters The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM)’s 25th edition ended on November 27. After two pandemic years, this anniversary edition allowed audiences to enjoy the festival entirely on the big screen. Film enthusiasts and the documentary community once again had the opportunity to gather around 157 screenings, 3 listening sessions and 5 virtual reality […]