June 30

SMASH: Nourish @ Gardiner Museum, Wednesday, June 26, 2019

by A.J. Lam SMASH: Nourish, hosted by the Gardiner Museum Young Patron Circle, on a beautiful serene summer night presented Toronto’s newest and boldest art party full of vibrant creative artwork, directed by RBC Senior Curator Corrie Jackson, delectable cuisine by the Food Dudes, luscious drinks, such as Astoria prosecco, and novel experiences, to accompany […]

June 29

Canadian Rockers Iron Age Mystics Get Political in Debut New Single “Save It For The Revolution” – Available TODAY

Canadian melodic hard rockers Iron Age Mystics say “Save It For The Revolution” in their newest single off this year’s politically stirring album, Pride Before The Fall — available now! The Toronto-based rockers continue to hit creative pay dirt with not one, two or three rad reactions for their debut release, but four. The first? […]

June 29

Canadian Afro-Pop RnB Artist Releases New Album TÖMESROOM and Single, “Kickback” – Available Now

“I am enough. I am TÖME.” These powerful words introduce more than just the self-fulfilling definition of Canadian artist Michelle Oluwatomi Akanbi aka Tome’s middle name; they also introduce a movement she’s reverberating throughout her newest album, TÖMESROOM — available now. “I am unapologetic in this project,” she says of the EP and tabling topics […]

June 29

TD Markham Jazz Festival Announces Early Lineup for 22nd Annual Event (Aug. 16-18, 2019)

The TD Markham Jazz Festival have announced their first round of artists to perform at this year’s 22nd annual event this August 16th, 17th, and 18th. Opening Night Concert w/ Oakland StrokeWednesday, August 14th @ Markham Museum9350 Markham Road, MarkhamTickets via Eventbrite The Festival kicks things off with some uptown funk for its hallmark Opening Night […]

June 29

The TD Toronto Jazz Festival 50th Anniversary Party @Bloor–Yorkville Area- Downchild Blues Band&Afterparty @Masonic Temple/Concert Hall-Sat.,June 22nd,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam The TD Toronto Jazz Festival kick off its 50th Anniversary Party in the Bloor–Yorkville area with the legendary Downchild Blues Band getting the party started with a free performance at the TD Mainstage on Bloor Street between Avenue Road and St Thomas Street. Featuring The Blues Brothers co-founder Dan Aykroyd, Late Night […]

June 23

Art of Character: Four Artist Exhibit @ the Corey Helford Gallery, Opening Sat. Jun 29th, 2019

Downtown Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery is excited to announce Art of Character, a four-artist show unveiling a series of stunning new works by Los Angeles-based animator Andrew Brandou, Canadian illustrator Bennett Slater, world-renowned animator Jim McKenzie, and Argentine/American artist Ramiro Davaro-Comas. One of the most popular movements within the New Contemporary scene are artists who explore the human condition through their own iconic […]

June 23

The 5th Annual All-Star Gala In Support Of SickKids@Toronto Event Centre-Fri.,June 21st,2019

The 5th Annual All-Star Gala was held on Friday night with over 1,000+ guest.  It was a glamorous, star-studded night to raise funds for congenital heart disease research at the Hospital for Sick Children. This year the Gala took place at the CNE Toronto Events Centre on Friday, June 21st, once again bringing together an assortment of […]

June 23

The 10th annual Joe Carter Classic and VIP After-Party@Summit Suite/Rogers Centre&Rebel-Thurs.,June 20th,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam,Host-Kimberly Samnang/Jesse Read & Videographer-Shannnen Johnson. The Joe Carter Classic Celebrity Golf Tournament finished off its 10th annual charity event with a two-day skins game and golf tournament. Day 1, ended with a VIP reception at the Toronto Blue Jays Game/Summit Suite against the Los Angeles Angels, and day 2 concluded, with a red […]

June 22

The 8th edition of the ICFF – the Italian Contemporary Film Festival@Toronto-Thurs.,June 13th-Fri.,June 21st,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam & Art Tsai ICFF Opening Press Conference: Luca Barbareschi, Virginia Raffaele, @The Istituto Italiano di Cultura, 496 Huron St, Toronto. The Italian Contemporary Film Festival started with an Opening Press Conference in the presence of internationally acclaimed actor and director, Luca Barbareschi, and the ICFF executives. Dolceroma: TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King […]

June 19

Artists Against Racism Announce National Billboard Campaign For Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women And Girls

Toronto, ON, June 16, 2019 — For the next seven days, including National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21), along the Highway of Tears and in a dozen cities across Canada, billboards by Indigenous artists nationwide will soar across the country, featuring such paintings as NOT FORGOTTEN (by Dakota Sioux artist Maxine Noel); SHE WHO LOVES THE […]

June 16

Roxodus @Stayner, Ontario, Canada-Jul 11 – 14, 2019

Purchase your tickets@https://roxodus.com/artists/ Day-by-Day Lineup Jul 11, 2019 NickelbackCollective SoulBig WreckHeadstonesHoneymoon SuiteHeadpinsLee Aaron Jul 12, 2019 Lynyrd SkynyrdCheap TrickBilly IdolBlondiePrismSaga Jul 13, 2019 Kid RockAlice CooperPeter FramptonOrianthiStreetheartStrange Advance Jul 14, 2019 AerosmithMatthew GoodTheory of a DeadmanI Mother Earth Roxodus Jul 11 – 14, 2019 4 days Stayner, Ontario, Canada Edenvale Airport 5195 ON-26 Stayner, Ontario […]

June 16

THE WINE & SPIRIT FESTIVAL@SUGAR BEACH-Fri.,JUNE 14th & Sat.15th,2019

By A.J.Lam The Wine & Spirit Festival; Toronto’s first outdoor wine and spirit festival, celebrating eleven years of bringing some of the top wine, spirits, beer, cider, cocktails, food and live music in the world! They returned to the city’s fabulous waterfront, centrally located in downtown Toronto at Sugar Beach. The Wine & Spirit Festival […]

June 16

The 51st Annual Purina Animal Hall of Fame@Evergreen Brick Works-Tues., June 11th, 2019

The Purina Animal Hall of Fame has three new members, including a dog from Niagara-on-the-Lake. The Purina Animal Hall of Fame is the longest running Canadian pet recognition program of its kind. To date, 182 remarkable animals with outstanding lifesaving acts of animal courage and heroism have been inducted. This year, Purina was pleased to […]

June 14

Sound of Music Festival Kick-off Concerts@Burlington, Ontario-Sat.,June 8th, 2019

By Wayne Baggs Sound of Music Festival Kick-off concerts are getting better every year. Celebrating the 40th year The Sound of Music is now Canada’s largest free music festival. The park setting and set up are part of the reasons. The weather couldn’t have been better, the sun shining all day. A cool little breeze […]

June 13

GIRL UP@TIFF LIGHTBOX-Thurs.,June 6th,2019

By A.J.Lam Human trafficking is an extreme human rights violation and from my view, a global feminist issue. It’s the largest and most lucrative social injustice of our time. And there are more people as slaves today than at any point in history. Remember that there are various contributors that allow trafficking environments to flourish […]