Category Archives: Red Carpet Gala

May 28

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 […]

May 15

The CFC Gala: Take 35 Celebrates 35 Years of Empowering Canadian Storytellers – and the 80s @ REBEL-Thurs.May 11th,2023

By AJ Lam & Alex Lam Friends of the CFC, started by famous director Canadian Norman Jewison, celebrated its 35th anniversary with an amazing fun-filled evening of 1980’s inspired fashion and iconic music while graciously raising funds for the upcoming generation of Canadian storytellers. The beautiful summer-like evening’s delicious hors d’oeuvres and dinner, catered by […]

March 31

The 72nd Rogers Conn Smythe Sports Celebrity Dinner and Auction-Wednesday, March 29, 2023@Fairmont Royal York Hotel

By A.J.Lam The 72nd Anniversary Conn Smythe Sports Celebrity Dinner raised over $250,000 for Easter Seals Ontario, itself celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2022,“to create opportunities for children with physical disabilities to participate in activities, build confidence, and feel included in the community. Together, we can give children with physical disabilities the tools they need […]

March 25

Opening Night Gala for the 2023 Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival (MISAFF)-Thurs.,March 23rd,2023

By Alex Lam Canada’s leading South Asian Film Festival, MISAFF, celebrates its monumental 10th edition this March 23rd – March 26th, continuing its mission to feature and spotlight new voices in South Asian cinema.The festival will make its homecoming back at the Mississauga Living Arts Centre and the Cineplex Square One Cinemas showcasing 40 films, […]

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 […]

March 07

THE 5th ANNUAL CAFTCAD AWARDS GALA@Aga Khan Museum-Sun., March 5th,2023

By A.J.Lam, Steph C.&Alex Lam                                      At the stunning architectural Aga Khan Museum, amongst an exquisite display of the award nominees’ collections of artistic costumes and illustrations, the spectacular 2023 CAFTCAD Awards Gala night was held on March 5 to celebrate Canada’s creative community’s amazing achievements in costume design and arts with the creative colourfully-attired […]

March 01

THE BLACK DIAMOND BALL@The Fairmount Royal York-Sat.,Feb.25th,2023

Photography By YYZ Photography For the past 7 years, the signature event of Black History Month: The Black Diamond Ball has brought together the Black community and supporters to celebrate the accomplishments and honour individuals who have excelled in their respective fields. Don’t expect the 2023 Black Diamond Ball to be the gala affair of […]

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 19

The Canadian Alliance of Film and Television Costume Arts and Design Present the 5th Annual CAFTCAD Awards Gala

The CAFTCAD Awardscelebrates its 5th year, live from the Aga KhanMuseum in Toronto, Canada, Sunday, March 5, 2023, hosted by Canadian Screen Award Winner Peter Keleghan (Slings and Arrows,Murdoch Mysteries, etc.) and Samora Smallwood (Lifetime’s thriller Death She Wrote, OWN’s The Kings of Napa). The Canadian Alliance of Film and Television Costume Arts and Design (CAFTCAD) brings togetherCanadian costume professionals from all corners of the industry. CAFTCAD has succeeded in creating a thriving environment for artists. Members […]

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 […]

January 29

Fête Chinoise @The Shangri-La, Sat., Jan. 28th, 2023

Fête Chinoise returns with its 8th annual edition of its beautiful award-winning magazine and its signature luxurious gala, in support of the Scarborough Health Network (SHN), to celebrate contemporary Chinese culture and arts with a wonderland full of the best in fabulous festive foods, drinks, fashion, design and entertainment with the help of celebrity chefs […]

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 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 […]

December 14

Pink Diamond Gala After Breast Cancer Annual Fundraiser Gala Sun, Dec. 10th, 2022

by Sally W. The brainchild of Alicia Vianga, the founder and Executive Director of After Breast Cancer (ABC) is now in its 10th year! The annual Pink Diamond Gala, a big fundraiser event for ABC, took place at the Liberty Grand, Toronto. All the proceeds from the gala go directly to the ABC Care KIT […]