Category Archives: reception

November 02

CAMH Gifts Of Light Fundraiser Shopping Event@Holt Renfrew -Wednesday, October 30, 2019

By Sally Warburton October 30 was a fundraiser for CAMH Gifts of Light held at the beautiful Holt Renfrew Store on Bloor Street, Toronto. The event included refreshments and tasty hors d’oeuvre and the chance to bid on several luxury items in the Silent Auction. Gifts of Light is a program where donors purchase gifts […]

October 29

ImagineNative Film Festival Tues., Oct.22nd to Sat., Oct. 26th 2019

By Sally Warburton The 20th Annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival Announces Festival Award Winners The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open Wins Best Dramatic Feature On Sunday, October 27, 2019 at imagineNATIVE’s Awards Presentation at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, the Sun Jury, Moon Jury and Water Jury considered film, video, audio, and […]

October 25

EAT TO THE BEAT@ROY THOMPSON HALL-TUES.,OCT.22nd,2019

It was an evening featuring 60 female chefs for one worthy cause at the spectacular Roy Thompson Hall. Eat to the Beat was held on Thursday and foodies come to experience the top Ontario delicious culinary treats. It’s the only event in Canada that exclusively features the talent of 60 female chefs – women supporting […]

October 21

THE 7TH ANNUAL HUSH HUSH PARTY IN SUPPORT OF TORONTO PUBLIC LIBRARY@The Toronto Reference Library-Sat.,Oct.19th,2019

Photography by A.J. Lam. The Toronto Reference Library transformed into #PARTYINTHESTACKS, where guests indulged in signature beverages , gourmet food, all-night dancing, AND A NIGHT OF INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCES., all while enjoying the beautiful Library setting. Overall, it was an amazing SOLD OUT night for the Party In The Stacks! This past Saturday patrons partied and […]

October 20

CAMH Engage @Ricarda’s-Fri.,Oct.18th,2019

By Sally Warburton Friday, October 18, 2019 was an exciting night at Ricarda’s event space in Toronto. Filled with CAMH employees, supporters and guests to support CAMH. CAMH Engage is an annual fundraiser Gala. Scientists compete for the $10,000 award selected by vote from the guests in attendance. Who were the 3 finalists in the […]

October 19

Chocolate Ball 2019@The Eglinton Grand-Thurs.,Oct.17th,2019

By Shannen Johnston October saw the return of the Chocolate Ball in support of Prostate and Breast Cancer Initiatives. Since 2004, the Toronto Chocolate Festival has been the prime time for this chocolate-themed fundraiser, which is on its 17th event. Since it’s start, the Chocolate Ball has been hosted in cities such as Vaughan, Hamilton, […]

October 19

REELWORLD FILM FESTIVAL Opening @Glenn Gould Studio-Thurs.,Oct 17, 2019

By Sally Warburton In its 19th year, the Reelworld Film Festival features films from Canadian BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) with their own stories and unique perspectives. The Opening Night Gala and Reception on Thursday, October 17 was held at the Glenn Gould Studio in the CBC Building, Toronto. Special guests included The Honourable […]

October 08

Art With Heart @Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)-Tues.,October 8th,2019

On Tuesday, we were invited to  the 26th annual Art With Heart auction of contemporary Canadian art in support of innovative HIV/AIDS care at Casey House. The evening featured a live and silent auction of prints, paintings, drawings, textile and sculptural work by some of the country’s foremost established and emerging artists. A preview reception before the live auction gave guests the opportunity to see each work […]

October 08

Ferrari of Ontario Rally on Sunday, October 6th, 2019 @ the Arlington Estate

By A.J.Lam. Ferrari of Ontario presented the 15th Annual Ferrari of Ontario Rally in support of the SickKids & Mackenzie Health Foundations with the generous support of its many enthusiastic friends and fans. Under the leadership of Remo Ferri, the Ferrari of Ontario Rally has raised a lot of support and funds for these foundations […]

October 07

Nuit Blanche 2019 Toronto, Sunset To Sunrise, Saturday, October 5, 2019

By A.J.Lam With the slogan, More Art, Less Sleep, almost 90 art projects by more than 300 artists transformed the Toronto artscape from dusk to dawn of Saturday, October 6, for Nuit Blanche 2019. This year’s “curatorial theme, Continuum, responded to the interconnected and often contradictory paradoxes of life in the changing city.” Nuit Blanche, the annual overnight super […]

October 05

Fashion Heals For SickKids-Wednesday, October 2nd,2019- The Atrium@Ricarda’s

The 5th annual Fashion Heals was a party for a cause – with fine food and drink, and a one-of-a-kind fashion show curated by Toronto’s premier fashion consultancy, La Closette. http://www.fashionheals4sickkids.com hosted by, Melissa Grelo and Jess Allen of CTV’s The Social, and with a live performance by Karl Wolf and much more: Open bar, […]

September 23

EAT TO THE BEAT Tues.,Oct 22, 2019 @Roy Thomson Hall

Eat to the Beat is a mecca for urban foodies who come to experience the best Ontario’s culinary scene has to offer. A signature event of the Canadian Cancer Society. Eat to the Beat is the only event in Canada that exclusively features the talent of 60 female chefs – women supporting women through the […]

September 21

Alegría Under The Big Top@Ontario Place-Thurs.,Sept.19th,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam & Host/Interviewer-Kimberly Samnang Cirque du Soleil’s red carpet premiered one of its most iconic productions, Alegria, on Sept. 19, 2019. It was the 25th anniversary of Cirque du Soleil and we had a chance to revisit the legendary Alegría, including new costumes and set design, a renewed acrobatic choreography and new musical […]

September 13

Unobstructed View And Criterion Celebrate A Monster Marriage- THE TIFF Cinephile Party@THE QUEEN ANNE-Monday, September 9th,2019

Photography By Nicholas Chan The iconic character Godzilla has been around since 1954 and there has been no shortage of memorabilia, such as: T-shirts, toys and a notable song from the rockband Blue Oyster Cult. Always a cult classic and most of us have seen Godzilla on the big/little screen or in some form of […]

September 13

Devour! The Food Film Festival TIFF Reception@Campbell House- Sunday, September 8, 2019

By A.J.Lam. We were invited to Devour! The Food Film Festival TIFF Reception, held on Sunday night of TIFF, which is held every October, when the Nova Scotia festival organizers put on a 6-day food and film festival. Days are spent with renowned chefs from around the world doing culinary workshops, and being involved in […]