Category Archives: Reviews

February 22

Jeff VanderMeer’s-Annihilation-Directed By Alex Garland’s Annihilation And Featurimg Natalie Portman-Fri.,Feb.23rd,2018

 By M.J.Tom Of course, the book is better. Jeff VanderMeer’s Annihilation is a lit-pulp marvel that expands the possibilities of what is possible within its genre, a heady, sweaty dip into not just enviro-cosmic horror but the inexplicable. The book, the first entry in VanderMeer’s Southern Reach Trilogy, immerses readers in bio-impossibilities, in a landscape […]

February 16

21C MUSIC FESTIVAL -2018-5th Anniversary-Wed.,May23rd-Sun.,May27th,2018

  21C MUSIC FESTIVAL A FESTIVAL OF NEWLY-MINTED MUSIC BY THE WORLD’S FOREMOST STARS OF INDEPENDENT MUSICAL THINKING AND INNOVATION 8 CONCERTS. 5 DAYS. 37 PREMIERES! Musicians Kronos Quartet Jherek Bischoff Anthony de Mare A Far Cry Simone Dinnerstein Dinuk Wijeratne Kinan Azmeh Maarja Nuut Hendrik Kaljujärv Vox Clamantis Katia and Marielle Labèque New Music […]

February 12

PLAYBOY’S BIG GAME WEEKEND PARTY@Prive, Minneapolis-Saturday, February 3, 2018

By Kimberly Samnang.  Photography by AJ Lam and BKonthescene. Playboy Partnered with Talent Resources Sports to Present a Historic Event Featuring DJ Snoopadelic Snoop Dogg in Minneapolis on February 3 Talent Resources Sports, a full-service sports marketing and experiential events agency, joined forces with Playboy to present the annual Big Game Weekend Party. For one-night […]

February 08

Imagine Dragons @ the Armory (Thu. Feb. 1, 2018)

Photography by Leila Navidi Thursday night’s kick-off concert by Imagine Dragons at the Armory in the NFL-affiliated Nomadic Live series had two contrasting story lines: You had an old building being tested in new ways, and a still relatively new band that wasn’t tested all that much. Imagine Dragons played nearly an identical set to […]

February 07

Rolling Stone Live: Minneapolis – Featuring Migos (Fri. Feb. 2, 2018)

Photography by Adam Degross On Friday, February 2, 2018, Rolling Stone hosted one of the hottest events during the biggest weekend in sports – Rolling Stone Live: MINNEAPOLIS, with headlining performances by Grammy Award-nominated multi-platinum supergroup Migos and additional special guests. This year’s event was presented by Mercedes-Benz and produced by Talent Resources Sports, a […]

January 20

2018 North American Auto Show@Detroit- Cobo Centre-Sat.,January 20, 2018

Photography By Doel Debasu Datta The 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit might not have been as hogh profile as it could’ve been, but that doesn’t mean the show was a dud! Quite the opposite, vintage cars, pickup trucks and muscle cars are in your garage, thenthis year’s show was for your taste […]

January 20

The 2018 Toronto Boat Show@The Enercare Centre-Jan. 12th-21st,2018

The 2018, Toronto Boat Show ran from January 12 to 21, 2018. It’s North America’s largest indoor boat show and this is the place to buy, to see boats and the place to buy a large selection of boats and accessories. With tens of thousands of winter weary boaters, and wannabe boaters, more than 550 […]

December 10

ChAnGeR-Proposes he be the “Game-Changer!”

If hip-hop is a game, Hamilton-based hip hop artist ChAnGeR proposes he be the game-changer. Nominated for three 2017 Hip-Hop awards in the Beat Producer, Compilation and Single of the Year categories, ChAnGeR brings to the table a new sound and point of view. Once a single father at the age of 17, ChAnGeR writes […]

December 03

CRAFT Beer Market Toronto Grand Openimg @1 Adelaide Street East-Tuesday, November 28,2017

By A.J. Lam and BK on the SCENE The anticipation and countdown was on for the opening of The CRAFT Beer Market Toronto! On Tues., Nov. 28, from 5 – 8 p.m., patrons arrived to celebrate Ontario’s largest selection of draft beers (160 types, believe it!) This was a new and beautiful two-storey building, we […]

November 22

The Good, Bad And Ugly Sweater@Second City-Nov.20th,2016-Jan.5th,2017

It’s that time of the year! “AGAIN!” We’ll be faced with Garlands, Christmas Trees and Horrible/Tacky sweaters.  The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Sweater,  at The Second City, made fun of all the washed up, broken down traditions that tend to plague us during the holiday season. On stage November 20, 2017 to January […]

November 21

2017 Right To Play Tribute Dinner@Metro Toronto Convention Centre -Tuesday, November 14, 2017

BY Kimberly Samnang Right To Play hosted its fourth signature Tribute Dinner on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 in Toronto — a fundraising event to celebrate the power of play, and its ability to transform the lives of children and empower youth around the world. The Dinner paid tribute to The Honourable Chantal Petitclerc, Canadian Senator, […]

November 19

Luckystickz celebrates his new release November 28 at Lula Lounge (Toronto ON) before ringing in the new year December 31 at the Hamilton Convention Centre (Hamilton ON). STEEL PAN SAVANT & MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER LUCKYSTICKZ SETS FORTH ON EVERY DAY BATTLE — AVAILABLE NOW!

Percussionists are born with a passion and rhythm so key to their being, and Canadian singer, songwriter, steel pan aficionado, and motivational speaker Luckystickz is absolutely no exception to this rule. Dejehan Hamilton as Luckystickz is an awesome interview; between his experience at Boston’s alumni-heavyweight Berklee College of Music as the very first Canadian steel […]

November 15

Hockey Hall of Fame Announces 2017 Inductees@The Hockey Hall Of Fame-Nov.10th-13th,2017

By Nicholas Chan Lanny McDonald, Chairman of the Hockey Hall of Fame and John Davidson, Chairman of the Selection Committee, announced that seven individuals had been elected to Hockey Hall of Fame Honoured Membership, five in the Player Category and two in the Builder Category.   The vote took place at the annual meeting of […]

November 12

The Annual Stone Tile Party@1451 Castlefield Rd.,Toronto-Thurs.,Nov.9th,2017

The Stone Tile Red Carpet Party is an annual staple on the calender of the “who’s who” In Toronto. The door opened up at 6pm to their customers, clients and friends of Stone Tile. They promised to deliver a great industry party and “yes”, they pulled a Canada Post by totally delivering on time! This […]

November 05

BOOMBOX-“LlVE FOREVER”@TIFF Bell Lightbox-Thurs.,Nov.2nd,2017

By BK on the SCENE The iconic movie/TV show “Fame”, featuring Irene Cara, transformed TIFF Bell Lightbox into it’s own modern school for the arts, inspired by the 1980’s prestigious performance arts high school in New York City. Patrons were transformed in a unique, multi-sensory experience, featuring Toronto’s emerging artists and performers.   Boombox installations […]