Category Archives: review

February 12

POGO PJ Party In Support Of Pediatric Oncology Group Ontario@The Symes-Thurs.,Feb.9th,2023

By A.J.Lam “Championing childhood cancer care since 1983 POGO ensures that everyone affected by childhood cancer has access to the best possible care and support—from a child’s diagnosis, through treatment and into survivorship.” POGO’s PJ party is “the PJ event of the season” with the party participants raising a target of $300,000 while dancing the […]

February 04

Toronto Raptors 117-111 Over The Houston Rockets

The Raptors took care of business against Houston as they shook off a slow start to push the Rockets around most of the rest of the game on their way to a 117-111 win.  Toronto led by 19 at point in the third quarter and the Raptors were comfortably in control – up by 11 […]

January 28

The Reklaws@History-Friday, January 27, 2023 

By Sally Warburton and Photography By Franklin Lau Country music is alive and well in Toronto! And the proof was Friday night at History music venue on Queen Street East when The Reklaws made their stop on their Canada-wide tour. Sold out concert! Ontario born Brother and sister duo Jenna and Stuart Walker are well […]

January 01

Coney Hatch 40th Anniversary Concert@El Macombo-Fri.,Dec. 29th,2022

By Franklin Lau & BKONTHESCENE It was a night “Under the Neon Palms” at the El Mocambo. As Toronto’s hard rock legends Coney Hatch performed thier debut album in its entirety to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their certified gold record. The show included additional songs from their extensive catalog. Coney Hatch returned to the […]

December 26

The Tenors @ Roy Thompson Hall-Fri., Dec. 23rd, 2022

By Steph C. Toronto turned into a winter wonderland after a huge snowstorm and it also set a beautiful backdrop to a dreamy white Christmas. What better way to bring in the holidays than a magnificent performance, A Season of Miracles, by The Tenors at the Roy Thomson Hall. These four incredible vocalists; Victor Micallef, […]

December 25

Moore Ave’s Cover Of Sublime’s “Santeria” Out Now

“Santeria” YouTube and Spotify Website It’s difficult to make a cover sound like a unique production that does justice to its origins, but Moore Ave have done just that with “Santeria.” The 1997 Sublime hit has transcended generations and continued as a valuable tune in the cultural zeitgeist. Aylmer, Ontario’s Moore Ave put their own indie punk spin […]

December 06

Amon Amarth “The Great Heathen Tour” With Special Guest: Carcass, Obituary, Cattle Decapitation @HISTORY-Fri., Dec.2nd, 2022

By Franklin Lau The Great Heathen Army Tour came, saw and conquered our fair city. Amon Amarth is a Swedish based melodic death metal act from the city Tumba and played their concert at HISTORY in Toronto. The band takes its name from the Sindarin name of Mount Doom, a volcano in J.R.R. Tolkien′s Middle-earth. […]

December 01


By A.J.Lam “You will learn how this region produces the best of the best in Italian sparkling wine and will hear about the distinctive hills of Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G, their ancient winemaking practices, and be introduced to the finest producers in the region.” The small group of selected wine connoisseurs was led through a highly […]

November 19

Midnight Sparrows, The New Solo Project From Métis, Cree, and Dene Musician Blair Bellerose Releases ‘Born In The City’ Album

“Butterfly Wings” – YouTube and Spotify Website Hot on the heels of the Native American Music Award nominated Rock & Roll City, Midnight Sparrows – the brainchild of Métis, Cree, and Dene musician Blair Bellerose – is releasing its much-anticipated follow-up, Born in the City.  Identifying as Métis his entire life, the Vancouver-based musician is now also a […]

October 31

Joe Satriani’s EARTH TOUR@The Danforth Music Hall-Sat.,Oct.29th,2022

By Wayne Baggs When going to see Joe Satriani perform, one thing is certain: he doesn’t bring crap. Joe, a master of the guitar, and he will surround himself with other masters. Extraordinary drummer Kenny Aronoff, who has played with countless others, is one. Rai Thistlethwayte, a fabulous keyboardist from Australia, is another. The interplay between […]

September 24

Blue Jays lose to The TB Rays 10-6 ! Fri.,Sept.23rd,2022

The Blue Jays are sliding down the wild card standing making it difficult on themselves as the 2022 MLB season almost at the “stretch run.” On Friday night, the Jays loss the game and their top wild-card spot in the American League. It was a disappointing 10-6 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays, the losing […]

September 23

Day#2 Of TIFF-Fri.,Sept.9th,2022

Our first stop for the day was to view the film Beauty And The Bloodshed. FILMMAKER LAURA POITRAS CHRONICLES THE LIFE AND WORK OF FAMED ARTIST NAN GOLDIN, INCLUDING HER PROTESTS AGAINST THE SACKLER FAMILY AND THEIR COMPANY PURDUE PHARMA, MAKER OF OXYCONTIN. The majority of people who’ve been affected directly or indecently by drug […]

September 04

Blue Jays Vs. Pittsburgh Pirates-Saturday,Sept.3rd,2022

It was a big win for the Blue Jays, as Bo Bichette was the hero for the day and the Jays won 4-1 over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Bo Bichette was the king here on Saturday as a bases-loaded double in the seventh drove in three runs. The win allowed the Jays to improve to 26-17 […]

August 01

Roger Waters ”This Is Not A Drill” Tour @Scotia Bank Arena – Fri., July 8th, 2022

It was a Friday night in Toronto with multiple choices of live music in the city. We had the privilege to attend Roger Waters, ”This Is Not A Drill” concert. The event ran a bit late because of the tight security checking in concert attendees. After a 45 minute delay, the much anticipated show commenced. […]

August 01

Greg MacGillivray’s Iconic Surf Film Offers Cultural Time Capsule To Cinema Audiences in Over 50 Markets  

Adventure Entertainment Brings Digitally Remastered 50thAnniversary of “Five Summer Stories” To Theatres Across the U.S. & Canada Beginning on August 12th  (Laguna Beach, CA) Adventure Entertainment continues to bring extraordinary stories to North American audiences this summer with MacGillivray Freeman Films (MFF), the world’s foremost independent producer of original giant-screen films for IMAX® theatres, and co-founder Greg MacGillivray’s 50th Anniversary special release of the […]