Category Archives: review

December 05

Canada’s Walk Of Fame @The Sony Centre (Sat. Dec. 1st ,2018)

Photography By A.J.Lam Videography by Ben Gibson Interviews by Jesse Read Saturday, December 1 was a star studded night to remember at the Sony Centre, where nine iconic Canadians were inducted into the Walk of Fame for excellence in their respective fields. Olympic medalists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, actor/director Seth Rogen , musician Andy […]

December 02

The LIMITLESS GALA@The Hilton Harbour Castle-Fri.,Nov.30th 2018

Photography By Sally Warburton The Special Olympics Canada Gala has been a flagship event for the Special Olympics movement for over 30 years. The Gala was created as a way to raise awareness and funds for the organization, while celebrating Special Olympics athletes and their achievements. A night to embrace the transformative power of sport, […]

November 29

BLOOR STREET ENTERTAINS @ Bloor-Yorkville (Wed. Nov. 28, 2018)

The 2018 edition of Bloor Street Entertains was held on On Wednesday, November 28, 2018 and it began with a cocktail receptions hosted by some of Bloor-Yorkville’s most established retailers. Guests were then treated to a four-course dining experience, carefully crafted by Toronto’s most prolific floral and décor experts. Throughout the evening, guests had the […]

November 29

Canadian Sri Lankan Refugee Marcus Haran Releases Deeply Personal Debut Hip Hop/Trip Hop EP

Canadian Sri Lankan Refugee Marcus Haran Releases Deeply Personal Debut Hip Hop/Trip Hop EP Inspired by Vast Symbolism & Experiences with Vitiligo, Abuse, and as a Child Drug Mule, A True Story: A Soundscape to In-Difference Runs Deep on Roots & Retrospect “Really impressed me” — Canadian Dope “Marcus Haran’s vocals caught my ear and […]

November 23

Canadian pop/folk duo In The City release “Best Time” and performing at The Horseshoe, Tues., Dec. 4th, 2018.

Canadian Indie Pop Folk Duo In The City Remember the “Best Time” in NEW Single — Available Now! and performing at Horseshoe-Tues.,Dec.4th,2018. Hear Their Music Featured in CBC’s Heartland, Kim’s Convenience, Workin’ Moms& CTV’s Saving Hope, PLUS Commercials and Award-Winning Independent Films Video Features Fan-Submitted Pics & Family Footage — Watch on YouTube Here “Really […]

November 23

Award-winning & JUNO Nominated JD Era Is Set to “Bankroll” New Single Available Now Ahead of Fourth Album Release.

Award-winning & JUNO Nominated JD Era Is Set to “Bankroll” New Single Available Now Ahead of Fourth Album Release Back From The Dead Out November 30th It’s a new era for JUNO Award nominated Canadian hip hop artist JD Era. With a new album Back From The Dead set for release November 30th, the Mississauga-based […]

November 23

U.N. Jefferson Puts Out The Call to “Testify” ‘Old School’ Meets ‘New Cool’ in Infectious Fresh Release from Canadian Soul Dynamos.

U.N. Jefferson Puts Out The Call to “Testify” ‘Old School’ Meets ‘New Cool’ in Infectious Fresh Release from Canadian Soul Dynamos. “An absolute anthem… It’s a gigantic, super funky track with so much energy, we will probably never be able to wrap our heads around it. “Testify” gets stuck in our heads for days at […]

November 19

Indigenous roots-rockers Midnight Shine’s poignant debut video “I Need Angels” shines light on tough topic

“I wrote “I Need Angels” because there are a lot of people struggling in Canada’s Indigenous far North communities,” says Midnight Shine frontman Adrian Sutherland, who hails from the Cree community of Attawapiskat in remote Northern Ontario.  “We’ve had a lot of loss, a lot of tragedies, and I think it’s important for me as […]

November 19

Apryll Aileen Says “Don’t Make Me Wait” Canadian Singer/Songwriter Releases Modern 80s / 90s Pop Bopper She Wrote in the MIDDLE of a Party!

Apryll Aileen Says “Don’t Make Me Wait”   Canadian Singer/Songwriter Releases Modern 80s / 90s Pop Bopper She Wrote in the MIDDLE of a Party!   Watch “Don’t Make Me Wait” via YouTube here “Impressive vocals!” — First! Playlists   “She doesn’t imitate, she creates… A dynamic range and vocal gravel Stevie Nicks and Janis […]

November 19

Get Ready To TAKE FLIGHT with MINI POP KIDS This Winter Canada’s #1 Family Entertainment Group Celebrates 15th Anniversary Announcing Cross-Canada Tour & New Album

CANADA’S #1 FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT GROUP, MINI POP KIDS ANNOUNCE CROSS-CANADA TOUR href=”https://open.spotify.com/artist/2VAjBQ6cM2faT2UKxONV93″>Spotify https://www.minipopkids.com/ Don’t miss your chance to TAKE FLIGHT with Canada’s best-selling kid’s music group! The MINI POP KIDS area heading out on tour across Canada, and releasing a brand new album. The MINI POP KIDS are set to embark on a nationwide tour […]

November 17

“New + Now” Gala @ Gardiner Museum-Thurs., Nov. 15th, 2018

Photography By A.J.Lam. New + Now kicked off last Thursday with an exclusive preview gala of the new International Ceramic Art Exposition featuring outstanding Canadian ceramics alongside cutting-edge works from top international gallerists, and the opening of David R. Harper: Zodiac, a spectacular museum-wide installation. Guests can purchase some of the world’s most extraordinary contemporary […]

November 11

Willowbank@Gardiner Museum-Thurs., Nov. 8th, 2018

By A.J. Lam. “From its historic campus in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Willowbank is pioneering an ecological approach to heritage conservation and renewal. Through the Willowbank School, which offers a Diploma in Heritage Conservation, and the Willowbank Centre, which promotes community engagement, we are developing an innovative way of thinking about the past, in order to create […]

November 09

Watch Toronto-Based Audra Santa’s Self-Directed Amorously Macabre Masterpiece “Afterglow” The Canadian Trip-Hop Goth-Soul Singer/Songwriter and Mixed Media Artist’s New Video

Watch Toronto-Based Audra Santa’s Self-Directed Amorously Macabre Masterpiece “Afterglow” The Canadian Trip-Hop Goth-Soul Singer/Songwriter and Mixed Media Artist’s New Video Considered Too Risqué for Facebook Boosting   ‘Afterglow’ — YouTube Video In one of her most raw, intimately-told and empowering works of art yet, mixed-media trip-hop, pop, soul, and rock singer/songwriter Audra Santa has debuted […]

October 30

Art Toronto 2018 @M.T.C.C.- October 26th-29th, 2018. Preview and Opening Party on October 25, 2018

By A.J. Lam.  Images by A.J. Lam and BK. Art Toronto 2018 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from October 26th to 29th, 2018, with the Collector’s Preview on Thursday, October 25, 2018, with an evening Opening Party to benefit the Art Gallery of Ontario. Canada’s most important international fair for modern and contemporary art, […]

October 27

BOOMBOX – TORONTO’S Wickedest Costume Party @TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX – Thurs., Oct.25th, 2018

Photography By A.J. Lam. It’s not quite Halloween yet, but who doesn’t like a Thursday night party? Multiple floor levels full of Spooky characters, dazzling performances, amazing food and great beverages.     Every year Boombox tops itself and this year was no exception! It was a memorable night for the capacity crowd who dressed up […]