Entertainment

POGO PJ Party

February 10, 2020

Co-chairs, Vanessa Yeung & Claire MacNamara © 2020 Torontoartsandevents The Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO) held its big sexy POGO PJ Party in Toronto on February 6, 2020 at Ricarda’s to raise money to continue to make a difference in the lives of children and their families.  POGO provides ongoing advanced care for children […]

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Ian Williams Wins the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize

December 8, 2019

Ian Williams, accepts the Scotiabank Giller Prize © 2019 TorontoArtsandEvents Ian Williams is the winner of the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his debut novel, Reproduction. In a live televised broadcast on Monday, November 18th, 2019, he graciously accepted the grand prize of $100,000. This year’s broadcast was hosted by iconic Canadian singer-songwriter and actress […]

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TIFF Boom Box: Heroes vs. Villains

November 12, 2019

On Thursday, October 31st, 2019, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) threw one of the biggest Halloween parties the city has ever seen! The TIFF Bell Lightbox was transformed into the TIFF Boom Box, TIFF’s annual Halloween party that raises funds for TIFF’s charitable endeavours. Since its inception, the event has raised over $1.3 million […]

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Eat to the Beat: Cooking for the Cure Has Never Tasted So Good

November 5, 2019

© 2019 TorontoArtsandEvents The twenty-fourth annual Eat to the Beat fundraiser was held on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 at Roy Thomson Hall. It’s the only culinary event in Canada to exclusively feature the talent of sixty female chefs, coming together to benefit the Canadian Cancer Society. Founded twenty-four years ago by sisters Lisa and Abby […]

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TIFF: Boombox: Are you a hero, or a villain?

October 18, 2019

Are you a hero, or a villain? Good and evil collide on October 31 at TIFF Bell Lightbox, where heroes face off against villains and Cirque du Soleil dazzles with an exclusive, one-night-only performance. Do you have what it takes to leave your ordinary life behind and enter a world of extraordinarily high stakes and […]

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Content Canada 2019

October 13, 2019

Departure Q & A © 2019 David Spowart photography C21 Media held its second annual Content Canada 2019 at the prestigious Four Season Hotel on September 10 and 11, 2019 alongside the Toronto International Film Festival 2019.  Content Canada is a two-day event dedicated to producing next generation content for all platforms.   This year’s conference […]

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Haviah Mighty won the 2019 Polaris Music Prize for the album 13th Floor!

October 9, 2019

HAVIAH MIGHTY – © 2019 Dustin-Rabin Haviah Mighty won the 2019 Polaris Music Prize for the album 13th Floor and with it $50,000 at the Carlu in Toronto.   The event featured performances by nine of the 10 Polaris nominees; namely, Marie Davidson, Elisapie, FET.NAT, Dominique Fils-Aimé, Les Louanges, Haviah Mighty, PUP, Shad and Snotty Nose […]

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Toronto International Film Festival 2019

October 7, 2019

The annual Toronto International Film Festival was held September 5 to 15, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario. According to TIFF, it is the “leading public film festival in the world, screening more than 300 films from 60+ countries every September. Our programmers have earned a reputation for excellence, and a diverse array of films is shown: […]

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Brothers.Sisters.Survival.

September 16, 2019

Broken Branches is a powerful new play about what happens when sibling conflict crosses the line.  It weaves together stories of  Jade, Rachel and Josh  who finally confront the truth about their childhood of sibling abuse and the impact it’s made on their lives.  Using honesty and humour, the play tackles this very difficult subject with […]

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Toronto Caribbean Carnival aka Caribana 2019

August 6, 2019

Martin Luther King had a dream!  In 1967, so did the creators of Toronto’s Caribbean Carnival – to showcase Caribbean Canadian culture in Canada! The result was called Caribana which they based on the huge and exciting Trinidad & Tobago Carnival.  The founders of Caribana envisioned it as a gift of culture to Canada.  This […]

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