Entertainment

The 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize

November 22, 2018

Many congratulations to Esi Edugyan, the winner of the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her novel, Washington Black. The winner of this prestigious literary prize was announced at an ultra glamorous black-tie gala and award ceremony on Monday, November 19th, 2018. The awards ceremony was hosted by Canadian comedian, TV personality, and author Rick Mercer. […]

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Hockey Hall of Fame Induction 2018

November 21, 2018

The HHOF held their Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Weekend from November 9 to 12, 2018.  It consisted of the Hockey Hall of Fame game between New Jersey and Toronto played on November 9, the Haggar Hockey Hall of Fame Legends Classic on November 11 and the Induction Celebration on November 12, 2018. Hockey icons […]

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Boombox: Toronto’s Hottest Halloween Party at TIFF’s Luxurious Lightbox

November 9, 2018

TIFF held a wicked party at its Lightbox to raise funds for Share Her Journey campaign supporting women in film on October 25, 2018.  Torontoartsandevents was there to capture this exciting event and the guest’s amazing costumes. The Party: Lightbox was transformed into a spooky Halloween party destination. Upon entry guests were spooked by the […]

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Toronto International Film Festival 2018

October 1, 2018

The annual Toronto International Film Festival was held September 6 to 16, 2018 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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Book Review: The Military-Entertainment Complex by Lenoir, Timothy and Caldwell, Luke

August 17, 2018

Have you ever wondered why do so many films have large guns going off and present the military in a favourable light?  The book, The Military-Entertainment Complex answers that question for you!  The idea is to present the war on terror as an exciting and entertaining for the customer but to leave out all of […]

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Peeks Toronto Caribbean Carnival aka Caribana 2018

August 10, 2018

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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Honey Jam Celebrates 23 years on Aug. 23 in Toronto at the Mod Club!

July 29, 2018

An all-star female line-up, representing a variety of genres from neo-soul to country western from across Canada will take to the stage at The Mod Club on August 23, 2018!  Over the years, the annual showcase has evolved to become a Mecca for Canadian female artists. After surviving the grueling auditioning process the selected artists […]

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Peeks Toronto Caribbean Carnival aka Caribana 2018

July 26, 2018

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 then 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.  […]

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Honda Indy Toronto 2018

July 25, 2018

The Honda Indy Toronto, an annual IndyCar Series race, hit Toronto from July 13 to 15, 2018.    Indy Toronto includes the free by donation family Friday, two days of racing, the Honda World, Thunder Ally, Beer Gardens, qualifying races, the NASCAR Series Grand Prix of Toronto Race and the Verizon Indy Car Series Race. Honda […]

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Rogers Cup: Men’s ATP Tennis Canada Cup 2018

July 17, 2018

The Men’s Tennis Canada Cup 2018 will be held August 4-12, 2018 at the Aviva Centre on the campus of York University which is located at the north end of Toronto.  It is now accessible directly by subway! Since 1892, the best tennis players in the world have showcased their skills on Canadian courts. Only […]

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