ANOKHI MEDIA’s 12 Anniversary Event – Post-Event Story

March 31, 2015 by  
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On Saturday March 28th, ANOKHI Media celebrated its 12th anniversary event in association with Johnnie Walker. The highly anticipated event was held at Toronto’s Fairmont Royal York, where hundreds gathered to celebrate trailblazing celebrities, honorees, performers, and activists within the South Asian community.

Among the festivities, there was a Red Carpet Celebrity Reception, where the likes of International Actor, Rahul Khanna, Legendary Musical Artist, Manj Musik Legendary Music Producer, Rishi Rich, Actress & Singer, Karen David, Actor, Vinay Virmani Singer-Songwriter, Zameer Rizvi and Stand-Up Comedian, Danish Anwar (and MUCH more!) posed with fans and kept ANOKHI Pulse TV and several other media outlets in action.

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Guests enjoyed a scrumptious fusion styled 3-course meal while Buddha bar music played in the background in the Concert Hall.

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The Awards-Fashion-Entertainment show was the highlight of the night as South Asian stars graced the stage to accept an array of  awards and live performances to entertain the crowd. JUNO Nominated Alysha Brilla performed her latest hits and was presented with the Musical Artist of the Year award.

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Celebrity fashion designer Archana Kochhar showcased an exclusive runway show for the first time in North America for Anokhi guests that was full glitz and glam!

Special to this year, ANOKHI Media unveiled and released ‘THE ANOKHI LIST 2015’ – a beautiful coffee table book to celebrate the regional, national and international success stories of some of today’s more prolific South Asian personalities. Only 2,500 copies were produced and guests left the event with the coffee table book and a luxurious gift bag from L’Oreal Paris.

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To end the night, guests partied at the After Party with all the special guests and celebrities. The ANOKHI Media’s 12th anniversary event was a great success and CityEvents was honoured to be a partner in the extensive planning process and execution of the event.


Until next year!



Twenty Street Toronto

March 16, 2015 by  
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Our boardroom and conference rooms can be configured to your specific needs. Small conference rooms like F and G are perfect for intimate discussions and classes. Our larger conference rooms such as A & B, C & D work well for training sessions and demonstrations. Projectors, large flat screen TV’s, video conferencing, webcasting, and internet connections can be arranged.



Dimensions:  18 x 24

Set up and Capacity: Boardroom Style (22), with Equipment Boardroom Style (18)

Technology: Retractable screen, high speed internet connection, motorized window blinds, and adjustable lighting system.



Dimensions:  36 x 17

Set up and Capacity: Classroom Style (25), Theatre Style (40), Banquet Style (40), U-Shape (20), Boardroom Style (20)

Technology: Retractable screen, high speed internet connection, sound system with wired and wireless microphones, motorized window blinds, and adjustable lighting system.

Separated (A or B): 17 x 17  | Board Room Style (8-10)



Dimensions:  36 x 17 (C & D)

Set up and Capacity: Classroom Style (30), Boardroom Style (22)

Technology: Accommodates a video and photography studio set up, high speed internet connection, large flat screen TVs, projector, and video conferencing.

Separated (C or D):  17 x 17 | Boardroom Style (12)


Dimensions:  18 x 24

Set up and Capacity: Boardroom Style (18)

Technology: Video conferencing, large flat screen TVs, high speed internet connection, conference phones, sound system and projector.



Dimensions:  15’17” x 17’4″

Set up and Capacity: Boardroom Style (12)

Technology: Projector, high speed internet connection, and conference phones.



Dimensions:  13’3″ x 20’6″

Set up and Capacity: Boardroom Style (14)

Technology: Projector, high speed internet connection, and conference phones.

Separated (H or I): 13’3″ x 10’3″ | Boardroom Style (14)



We are committed to providing an accessible facility for all our guests. We are in compliance with the regulations set by the Accessibility of Ontarians Disabilities Act (AODA).

  • Wheelchair access: 36 Adelaide Street and 33 Victoria Street
  • 24 hour security located in the main lobby – security staff are fully certified in fire safety, first aid, CPR and the use of defibrillators.
  • Public entrance
  • Service animals welcome
  • Assistive listening devices for meetings


Theatrix Costume House

March 12, 2015 by  
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Theatrix Costume House: The biggest choice of costumes in North America

Are you trying to plan a themed or Halloween party or product promotion? Need custom wigs, dress up accessories or FX makeup for a film or photo shoot?  From Masquerade masks to Disco pants, Theatrix Costume House has an incredible selection to bring your incredible ideas to life!

Theatrix costume house offers over 50,000 costumes different sizes and shapes. Historical, musical or character costumes from 18th century to 1980’, ancient Egyptian to Victorian epoch, military style, mascots, Christmas, Super heroes and much more all in one place!


Theatrix’s masters can create new unique custom made costumes of any level of complicity for their clients. The Theatrix House also provides:

– Custom made and existing unique costumes

– Virtual service with a Theatrix Rep regarding your costume needs

– Delivery

– Special effects make up and staffing/models onsite or pre event

– Wigs (Theatrix offers custom wigs)

– Delivery

– Masks and much more  (Custom work available)

– Cleaning of mascots

Theatrix costume house has provided their products and services to variety of famous shows, such as: Cats, Les Miserables, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, The Sound of music and many others.maleficent


Want to purchase Theatrix product or service? Just call 416-977- 3113, 800-977-8749 in advance or add yourself to their list for upcoming promotions!



Check more information about Theatrix costume house you can on their official website:

Theatrix Costume House:

165 Geary Avenue

Toronto, ON

M6H 2B8

(416) 977 3113

Toll Free – 800.977.8749

St. Patrick’s Day Adventures

March 5, 2015 by  
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 St. Patrick’s Day Toronto Events!!!dfbdfdfddd

There are only two kinds of people in the world, The Irish and those who wish they were!
Do you ever get sick of going to your local bar, showing up and having to wait an hour to get in? Here are some ideas for St. Patrick’s Day in Toronto! Not only are these events going to be covered in green and beer, but with great company by everyone looking to have some fun!

Toronto’s Largest St. Patrick’s Day Party  

Last year’s inaugural event attracted over 4,000 attendees to the Amsterdam Brewery and Pawsway Centre, making it Toronto’s largest St. Patrick’s Day event in 2014. Its organizers are back this year, much to the delight of green-beer wielding, folk music enthusiasts, moving to its new venue, Sound Academy, while expecting to surpass 2014’s lofty attendance goals.

Date: Saturday, March 14, 11:00 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Location: Sound Academy at Polson Pier, 11 Polson St., Toronto, ON
Price: $15.00-25.00

St. Party’s Day

Don’t miss an all day beer binge at Brassaii, sponsored by Carlsberg for St. Party’s Day. There will be live music, ribs, and more! Carlsberg will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day like never before. Carlsberg and Brassaii are bringing together the country’s best live bands, great friends, and Irish traditions. This event will be taking place across Canada on both March 14th & 15th, with plenty of green to go around!

Location: Brassaii 461 King St W, TorontoPADDYS
Date: Saturday March 14
Price: $20 – $30 per ticket


The Lucky Ball 2015

Come celebrate the 3rd Annual The Lucky Ball 2015 it is a benefit fundraiser for Fort York Food. There will be music by: DJ’s Mark Foreman & enjoy DJ outfit. Also, they will be having everyone’s favorite an open bar, food & great music. Come out and enjoy The Lucky Ball with great friends and everyone who is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. It is Cocktail Dress
Location: Revival Bar 783 College Street
Date: Friday March 12, 2015
Time: 8:30- 2:00 am
Price: $100

It’s the 8th Annual Toronto St Patrick’s Day Parade!!

The cold doesn’t matter when you’re Irish! Lots of green will keep you warm. Come out and be a part of the The Toronto St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The parade will begin at 12:00 noon starting from Bloor and St. The Parade will continue along Bloor Street down Yonge and finishes on Queen Street at Naspps round logothan Philips Square.
The parade is expected to take approximately 1-1/2 hours to pass any given point
Date: Sunday March 15, 2015

Toronto St. Patrick’s Day Bar !!
Nothing like enjoying a night out with your friends! Join the St. Patrick’s Day bar hop! You and your friends will be celebrating at the top bars in Toronto! Register at GameDay on College between 12pm and 7pm to get your BarCrawls wristband, cup, and map with bars that are participating . The wrist band includes entry, speciality drinks for St. Patty’s Day and some Saint Paddy’s Day apparel.
Location: College Street Bar
Date: Saturday March 14, 2015
Time: 12am- 2 am

Steam Whistle’s Annual St-Patrick’s Day Party
Come celebrate Steamwhistles annual St. Patrick’s Day Bash on March 14th! Steam whistles fresh beer, tasty food from the Irish Embassy, Irish dancers and foot-stomping live music by Brogue and Scantily Plaid.
Tickets are available at the door only with proceeds going to help support the Achilles St-Patrick’s Day 5k Run/Walk.
Location: Steam Whistle Brewing – 255 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, Ontario
Date: Saturday, March 14, 2015
Time: 1 pm- 11 p.m.
Price: $20.00 at the door

The Annual Achilles St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run/Walk

The annual Achilles St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run/Walk is a five kilometres. Dress warm and green as you run or walk downtown Toronto. In 2015, the run/walk will take place on Sunday, March 15th beginning and ending at Steam Whistle Brewing. Nothing like the first day of spring to start your running routine, and making it fun in your green running gear will make it a lot easier!





2015 St. Patrick’s Day lunch in memory of the Honourable Jim Flaherty

The Ireland Fund of Canada is pleased to host its 2015 St. Patrick’s Day lunch in memory of the Honourable Jim Flaherty. Everyone will celebrate a proud Canadian with strong Irish.

Mr. Flaherty was a big supporter of the Ireland Fund and of Irish causes across Canadadsffgdsffsfshrfh and throughout the island of Ireland. The Ireland fund is about education, and peace throughout the island of Ireland and throughout Canada.

Location: The Metro Toronto Convention Centre
South Building
Halls F & G
Date: March 13, 2015
Program: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Pre-lunch reception
12:30 pm – 3:00 pm Lunch
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Paddy’s lock-in (post-lunch party)

The Uptown Loft- A Great Midtown Venue

March 2, 2015 by  
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The Uptown Loft- A Great Midtown Venue

The Uptown Loft is located right on the Yonge subway line just north of Eglinton. The venue features 12 ft ceilings, a 24 ft bar, and a complete on-site bar with kosher catering available.  This space is perfect a variety of events, specifically Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, weddings and corporate parties.

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The space is over 3,500 square ft. and is a beautiful and open space. The space provides you the opportunity to create your perfect event and the Uptown Loft can be your canvas.  It is a blank space that can be dressed with your specific colours or style.

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It also has audio/visual equipment on-site as well as existing sound and lighting. It is a great venue that is very diverse depending on your event and with a number of in house features it saves you on rentals.


The Uptown Loft:
2464 Yonge St.
Toronto, ON
M4P 2H5

Phone: (416) 489 1105
Twitter: @theuptownloft1