Category Archives: new release

June 08

Symphony in the Gardens@Casa Loma -Mon.,June 5, 2023

By Sally W. & A.J.Lam Monday, June 5 was the first day of the Symphony in the Gardens series at Casa Loma. And what an opening it was! A brilliant introduction of what is to come throughout the summer on Monday evenings. The weather couldn’t have been more perfect – with sunny, clear skies and warm […]

June 07

‘Without Precedent: The Supreme Life of Rosalie Abella’ to open in Canadian theatres on June 9th, 2023

Without Precedent: The Supreme Life of Rosalie Abella‘ will open in Canadian theatres on Friday, June 9th. The documentary is written and directed by Montreal-born Barry Avrich (The Talented Mr. Rosenberg, Made You Look: A True Story about Fake Art) and focuses on Rosalie Abella—Canada’s first female Jewish Supreme Court Judge and third female on the bench. The film features interviews with […]

June 06

From Depression To Victory: Boxing Metaphor Takes Center Stage In 10-Million Streamer Matilde G’s New Mental Health Anthem ‘Fighter'”

“Fighter” YouTube and Spotify Website With 10-million streams across her socials, Matilde G continues to give fans and media a new knockout punch with her latest single “Fighter” on May 26, 2023.  The song is already making waves for its powerful message of hope and determination. With soaring vocals and a catchy beat, “Fighter” is sure to resonate […]

June 02

Award-winning documentary HERE. IS. BETTER. Opening theatrically in NYC/ LA on June 23 with nationwide VOD Release to follow in US/ Canada.

HERE. IS. BETTER. is an award-winning documentary film with unprecedented access inside therapy sessions of men and women Veterans battling posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  A soldier’s story is always personal, but never more than in HERE. IS. BETTER. This powerful feature length documentary offers a uniquely hopeful and impactful perspective on a rising mental health […]

June 02

Wines of Portugal Masterclass @ Royal Ontario Museum on Thurs.,June 1, 2023

By A.J.Lam A selective group of wine enthusiasts were given the opportunity to taste the wonderful wines of Portugal, including its famous fortified port wines and refreshing vinho verde, demonstrating their unique terroir, microclimates, and diversity with the distinctive blending of grapes. “Masterclass hosted by Michelle Bouffard and Sofia Salvador.Masterclass hosted by two experts in […]

June 01

Multi-Award Winning Bluesman André Bisson Plays The Soul Protector With “Shake”

Multi-Award Winning Bluesman André Bisson Plays The Soul Protector With “Shake”  2022 Blues & Roots Radio International Song Contest Winner Soulfully Intros 10th Album “Latchford” Due Sept. 15, 2023 “Shake” YouTube and Spotify Website Just like our closest loved ones, music is a dedicated companion. It will always be there for us as a savior, a confidant and a […]

June 01

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 […]

June 01

The 27th Reel Asian Film Festival Luncheon@The Shangri-La-Wed.,May 31, 2023 

By Sally Warburton & Photography By Alex Lam Fire Horse Award Presentation Luncheon and Red Carpet at Shangri-La Hotel Toronto The Reel Asian International Film Festival will take place November 8 – 19, 2023 in Toronto, Canada Today was a celebratory event to present the 2023 Fire Horse Award. The return of the Fire Horse […]

May 31

ICFF Lavazza IncluCity Festival Press Conference @ Archeo-Wednesday, May 31, 2023

By A.J.Lam ICFF (Italian Contemporary Film Festival) announces a greatly expanded exciting multicultural, multi-disciplinary (film, opera, and more) and all-day, including midnight, programming, at the historic Distillery District for its 12th annual Lavazza IncluCity Festival, running from June 27 until July 21, 2023. “A SAFE, UNIQUE AND INCLUSIVE SUMMER EVENTA selection of films celebrating Canada’s […]

May 31

JACKIE K Releases 3rdSingle “We Can’t Quit” From She’s A Story Album

“We Can’t Quit” YouTube and Spotify Website There are times in all relationships when you drive each other crazy. Maybe someone drinks or smokes a little too much or complains about their weight but bulldozes junk food every night. But despite their annoying and frustrating habits, we don’t leave. This is the theme of North Battleford, SK’s alt-folk artist Jackie […]

May 31

Saxophonist, Composer and Conductor CHRISTINE JENSEN Releases “Like In Love” From Upcoming Releases Day Moon Album

Saxophonist, Composer and Conductor Christine Jensen,  Regarded as One of Canada’s Most Compelling Jazz Artists,  Releases Day Moon The Ten Compositions are at Turns, Melancholic and Ebullient,  Sober and Playful  Available June 16 via Justin Time Records          “Jensen writes in three dimensions, with a quiet kind of authority that makes the many elements cohere. Wayne Shorter, Maria Schneider […]

May 31

Guitarist/Singer/Composer Don Ross Captures The Sunny, Breezy Joy of Being Alive on Celebratory New Single “Seabright” 

“Seabright” YouTube and Spotify Website Water can be a source of calm and healing for many people, and singer-songwriter Don Ross is no exception. In fact, looking out his window at St. Margaret’s Bay, and rowing across it on a skiff with his dog, were the things that kept him most balanced and centered during the pandemic. In […]

May 31

MAPLE BLUES BAND Capture A Jazzy, Sultry, Strutting Confidence with Aptly Named “Mating Cry” 

“Mating Cry” YouTube and Spotify Website “Mating Cry,” the new single from Toronto-based Maple Blues Band goes into the jazz world for this, and is exactly what its name suggests – a sexily strutting tune that announces its grand entrance with bright horns and a fun, cocky confidence. And its tenor sax solo by Alison Young adds just […]

May 30

Cassatt-McNicoll: Impressionists Between Worlds Media Preview @ AGO on Tuesday, May 30, 2023

By A.J.Lam The AGO presents the amazing artwork of two talented pioneering women artists, Cassatt and McNicoll, who brought their unique female perspectives to Impressionist Art to a male-dominated art world and to North America. “This groundbreaking exhibition brings together for the first time the work of two extraordinary women Impressionist painters, Mary Cassatt (American, […]

May 30

MDMP’s New Single ‘Fire’ Blazes With Collaboration Featuring Mike Evans Of UK’s Profiler

“Fire” Spotify Website Founded, formed and fronted by the enigmatic Jeremey Meyer, the heavy, hard-hitting Hawaiian alt-rock outfit MDMP has collaborated with Mike Evans from the UK metal band Profiler for the electrifying single “Fire.” According MDMP’s Jeremy Meyer, when he has an idea for a song, he searches music platforms for other musicians or songs […]