Category Archives: Reviews

November 10

Canadian Hip Hop Artist Rawmny Wildcat Lays Foundation for His “Legacy”

Canadian hip hop artist Rawmny Wildcat is laying the groundwork for his “Legacy” — releasing the first single off his forthcoming LP of the same name, available now. The bright chord riffs on “Legacy” bring the track back to an 80s, near-vintage sound while carrying elements from the current state of trap. Produced alongside Nabil […]

November 09

LIVERight Gala In Support Of The Canadian Liver Foundation@Toronto,Calgary, Vancouver & Halifax

A Fundraiser in Support of Liver Research and Education. Join us at the annual LIVERight gala and help raise funds for liver research and education, in style. Have a memorable night and feel good knowing you are making an impactful difference in the lives of Canadians across the country. Whether you live in Toronto (Nov. […]

November 08

Taste Matters 2019 – The 25th Anniversary Fundraiser for Eva’s Initiatives For Homeless Youth-Tues., November 5, 2019

By Sally Warburton Held at the Atrium in the Queen Richmond Centre West, Toronto. A wonderful environment of people all togther to support Eva’s Initiatives. Eva’s Initiatives is not only a shelter for young people but its focus is on their physical, emotional and nutritional needs – to prepare youth for independence and to thrive […]

November 08

Myles Goodwyn@Hugh’s Room Live-Mon.,Nov.4th,2019

By Wayne Baggs Oh, what a night. When a band warms up the tubes doing SRV’s Scuttle Buttin they have my attention, because you’ve got to have chops to pull that off. The guitar work of Warren Robert’s was just amazing as was the keyboard artistry of Ross Ballard. Combine that with the tight rhythm […]

November 07

Help Float The Boat Gala Supporting CharterAbility@Roc’n’Docs In Port Credit-Sat.,Nov.2nd,2019

By Wayne Baggs Special is the atmosphere of an event full of people with a shared cause. Stephen Cull’s appeal for support from Oakville and beyond was understood. From what I’ve gathered, that boat will float pretty. The purpose of recreation is not to kill time but to stimulate activity, not to keep people occupied […]

November 05

Canadian Jazz Artist Blaine Sharp Takes New Release “Wanderlust” to Heart; Toronto Promo Tour Oct 14-25

The dictionary defines ‘wanderlust’ as the ‘strong desire to travel,’ and nothing could be truer — both figuratively and literally — for Canadian jazz artist Blaine Sharp and his debut album and single of the same name.  “I’ve always loved the word,” the Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter and actor says. “There’s something about it that […]

November 03

2019 Silver Ball@Fairmont Royal York-Sat., Nov.2nd,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam Providence Healthcare’s Silver Ball gala was an  elegant evening of fine wine, food and entertainment. The evening was hosted at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel with 900+ VIP guests in attendance. It’s a time to reflect on Providence’s accomplishments and milestones, and a celebration of its extraordinary patients, residents, clients and families […]

November 02

TIFF BOOMBOX-HEROES VS. VILLAINS@TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX-Thurs.,Oct.31st,2019

By A.J.Lam Under the cover of the spooky darkness of a blustery chilly Halloween night, superheroes and supervillains gathered to do battle at the 2019 annual TIFF BoomBox, Heroes Vs Villains edition. For this special night, superheroes and supervillains battled in the capacity-filled TIFF Bell Lightbox, home of the annual Toronto International Film Festival, the […]

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 […]

November 01

Canadian World/Latin Party Band MAZACOTE Switch Gears, Sing of Resistance & Perseverance in NEW Single — “Pueblo”

VANCOUVER — October 25, 2019 — Canadian hard-hitting World/Latin party band Mazacote switch gears, singing an impassioned tune of resistance and perseverance in today’s new single, “Pueblo”  — the official video for which drops in November. The track lands amongst Patria — the band’s third album, available now — via Justin Time / Nettwerk. NEW Album Patria — AVAILABLE TODAY! […]

October 29

2019 DGC Awards@Fairmont Royal York-Sat.,Oct.26th,2019

The DGC was delighted to announce the winners of the 2019 DGC Awards. There were over 350 submissions this year in both film and television from across the country. DGC LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD George Mihalka DGC HONOURARY LIFE MEMBER AWARD Carole Vivier OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN FEATURE FILM Robert Budreau – Stockholm Patricia Rozema – […]

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 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, […]