Entertainment

40th Anniversary Dora Mavor Moore Awards

June 7, 2019

The 40th Anniversary Dora Mavor Moore Awards will be held on Tuesday, June 25 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts where 49 Dora Mavor Moore Awards, the Silver Ticket Award and the Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award will be presented. The Dora Mavor Moore Awards recognize excellence in professional theatre, dance and opera […]

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Canadian Music Week 2019

June 2, 2019

© 2019 TorontoArtsandEvents.  Editors please contact us for use. The Canadian Music Week 2019 was held from May 6 to 12, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario and attracted participants from the music, interactive and broadcasting industries from around the globe.  CMW is Canada’s largest annual event dedicated to the celebration and promotion of the country’s music, […]

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The Twelfth Annual Artist Project

March 7, 2019

On Thursday, February 21, 2019 Toronto Arts and Events had the pleasure of attending the opening night party for Twelfth Annual Artist Project, once again held inside the Better Living Centre. As one of Canada’s premier annual arts and culture events, The Artist Project provides a platform for established and emerging artists from across Canada […]

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Book review: Cyberwar: how Russian hackers and trolls helped elect a president: what we don’t, can’t, and do know

January 25, 2019

In a scientific and detailed study in Cyberwar, Professor Kathleen Jamieson concludes that it is highly probable but not certain that Russian trolls and hackers changed the outcome of the 2016 U.S. election in her book:   Cyberwar : How Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped ElecBook review: Cyberwar: how Russian hackers and trolls helped elect a […]

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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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