The Richmond – Under New Management

June 16, 2015 by  
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The Richmond is a contemporary gallery located in the heart of the fashion district, and just steps from downtown. Perfect for art showings, corporate functions and social events of all sizes the Richmond is one of Toronto’s premium spaces, so all clients would  be offered  one of the great opportunity for spending great celebrations.

The Richmond’s location and staff continue to be the perfect spot to create memorable experiences meant to be share, The Richmond is the ideal location for meetings, receptions, closing dinners, product launches and all your corporate function needs.

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Essentially, the venue  is ideal for a variety events or special celebrations because the interior is uniquely designed and used a variety of Green materials.. Clients are attracted to the Richmond because the space is flexible in nature, this venue can be transformed to create a unique event for every client.

Regardless of the event, everyone feels comfortable surrounded by the modern sophistication of The Richmond. Sprawling 18 foot ceilings rise up from the serenity of bamboo flooring to create an open, spacious environment, ready for anything.   The Richmond is ideal for gatherings as large as 150 people and has a great prep area and coat check.  The Richmond is a special space and enjoyed by a variety of clients.

Address: 477 Richmond St. W. Suite 104 Toronto, ON, M5V, 3E7


Twitter: @TheRichmondTO


HSS 40th Year of Business Celebration

February 19, 2015 by  
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HSS 40th year of business celebration

Hogg, Shain & Scheck celebrated it’s 40th year of business in style as they rented out the Ryerson Mattamy Centre ice rink and Alumni Lounge. The eventful night began at 5pm as HSS staff and clients took the ice for an hour-long free skate.

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The festivities continued at 6:30pm as over 100 guests gathered into the spacious Alumni Lounge and enjoyed a variety of delicious treats including: gourmet hot dogs, sliders, mini grilled cheese, poutine, and a wide variety of tasty desserts. Additionally, Chris Klein from Entertainment Ontario provided the guests with a great event take-away as he provided caricature drawings over the course of the entire night.

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Planned by the CityEvents team and Event Marketing Specialist Jason Schmidt and hosted by Hogg, Shain & Scheck and the Ted Rogers School of Management Alumni, the event was a great success. All guests left with a take-out container filled with candy and a smile on their face after having indulged in delicious food and being provided the opportunity to skate on the refurbished ice formerly known as the world-renowned Maple Leaf Gardens.


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ANOKHI MEDIA 12th Anniversary Event

January 28, 2015 by  
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ANOKHI MEDIA’s 12th Anniversary Event

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ANOKHI MEDIA will celebrate its 12th anniversary on Saturday March 28th, 2015, at the prestigious Fairmont Royal York, 100 Front St. W., Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The annual event comprises of a media red carpet reception awards, fashion & entertainment show, and a high energy VIP after party experience.

The event was established in 2007 to celebrate the regional, national and international success story of the dynamic South Asian community, and has since become an annual calendar highlight amongst its consumer, clients, participating talent, celebrities, and the media.

Special to this year, ANOKHI MEDIA will be making a commemorative coffee table book entitled: THE ANOKHI LIST 2015. The book will honour ANOKHI’s incredible 12 year milestone and celebrate the regional, national and international success stories of some of today’s most prolific South Asians!

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ANOKHI MEDIA was founded in June 2002 by its founder, President & CEO, Raj Girn who had the vision of creating a one stop multimedia resource to service, engage & communicate with the dynamic global South Asian community, to which she belongs.

Known for its glamorous and star-studded events, this year’s anniversary celebration will be nothing short of extravagant! CityEvents is proud to be managing the logistics again this year.  The Fairmont Royal York is one our favourite Toronto venues to work with. The execution is always smooth and the staff are professional.

Event Schedule:

5:30 p.m. Red Carpet Cocktail Reception

7:30 p.m. Dinner

8:30 p.m. Awards-Fashion-Entertainment Show featuring award presentations, designer fashion show and live musical performances

10:00 p.m. Industry Gala After-Party (Not Open to the Public)


To View Anokhi’s Past Glamorous Events: CLICK HERE

For more details visit Anokhi’s official event website at:


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Shanny & Deb’s WINTER #WONDERLEIGH Holiday Soiree

December 17, 2014 by  
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The Holidays season was enjoyed by everyone. We enjoyed a night just before Christmas where guest dance until 2am and celebrated the start of the Holiday Season.  People came out in white, ice blue or a touch of sparkle to shine that evening.

Thanks to Shanny in the City the other host and her client and friends who came out.  Also our venue host, one of Toronto’s most unique downtown venue’s, the Everleigh.

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Thanks to our clients, supporters, partners and friends who were all there to celebrate the festive season under one roof! This the season to drink, eat, and be merry.

Just a few photos from the night:


Canada Day Weekend Celebrations!

June 25, 2013 by  
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Summer is coming (finally!) and with it the most anticipated celebration of the Canadian Calendar. We are lucky this year it lands on a Monday. Canada Day is coming and like everybody for the week; you will be looking for something to do, to have fun, to meet with family and friends. A one of a kind event that will embody that special day.

Below you will find a short list of what is happening in Toronto for this celebratory weekend.  But first a little bit of history (to share knowledge at the family barbecue or on a patio with friends)

Did you know that Canada Day used to be called Dominion Day? (As Canada was a part of the British Commonwealth)

It’s also the anniversary of the Constitution Act (1867) which stated the junction of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the Canada province (Ontario and Quebec) in one and a whole country.

The first official celebration was held in 1917 to honor Canada’s 50th birthday. (This years’ is the 146th!)  But the holiday was made official in 1982, the same year that the Canada Act was passed and the link with the United Kingdom was broken.

Canada Day also marks a number of breakthroughs and significant events:

  • The first national radio connection by the Canadian National Railway in 1927.
  • The first cross-country broadcasted in 1958 by the CBC.
  • The first color television transmission in Canada in 1966.
  •  “O Canada” made the official national anthem in 1980.

Nowadays the event is most likely celebrated with parades, fireworks, carnivals, outdoor concerts & activities, and festivals. It’s also a time for Canadian to play sports, spend time at the beach and celebrate around the barbecue. (Source:


1.  Celebrate Canada day at Harbourfront Centre! (June 28th – July 1st), presented by Ontario Lottery and Gaming

For this long weekend the Harbourfront Centre showcases outdoor activities such as concerts (WestJet Stage, Redpath Stage and Canada Stage), dance events, Canada Day-themed food, fun crafts and games for the whole family to enjoy & the official opening of the new Canada Square

Not to forget FIREWORKS!! The celebration fireworks will be set June 30th around 10:30pm.

Tips: Best view of the fireworks would be the Harbourfront boardwalk, The island or even on the lake.

For more information about the celebration and the activities visit


2.  Digital Dreams Music Festival, June 29th & 30th

Electronic Nation Canada presents Digital Dreams Music Festival 2013 in association with Live Nation, Uniq Lifestyle, Capture, Destiny and Balance

To get tickets and information visit: a 2 day concert, 90 DJs on 4 stages on Toronto’s East Island (909 Lakeshore Blvd West). An amazing line-up from Bob Sinclar to Luciano.


3.  Canada Day at Mel Lastman Square, produced by The City of Toronto. (Presented by Timothy’s) July 1st.

Enjoy a long weekend of celebration with live music, dance performances, children’s crafts and fireworks.

Take a look at the program for this special holiday:

5:00 – 8:00 pm Pop up music performances and kids crafts – The Garden Court
5:00, 6:00 & 7:00 pm Under the Big Top by Zero Gravity Circus  – The Garden Court
5:30 & 6:30 pm Lisa Odjig – Hoop Dancer – Main Stage Dance
6:00 & 7:00 pm Northbuck Krumping – Main Stage Dance
8:00 pm She King – Main Stage Concert
9:15 pm Derek Miller Band – Main Stage Concert

Mel Lastman Square is located at 5100 Yonge St.

For more information:


4.  Amesbury Park Canada Day celebration, July 1st.



Come down and participate at the 30th Annual Amesbury Park Canada Day Celebration.

This event promises to be filled with a mix of multicultural entertainment, kid’s activities, vendor stations & more

10:00 – 5:00 Tea room
11:00AM – 12:00PM Celebrity Pancake Brunch
11:00AM – 7:00PM Children’s Activities (Games & Rides)
12:00PM Amesbury Sports Club All-Star Softball Tourney
1:00PM Opening Ceremonies at Main Stage
2:00PM – 5:00PM Live Entertainment:
2:00PM * Young Singer Extraordinary NATALIE CASTRO DIAZ
* Bodybuilding Demo by Mr. Natural Universe WINSTON JOHNSON
* Boxing Demo by World Champion NATALIE “SUGAR” BROWN
5:00 PM * RACHEL JEANS (Open Mic Canada Regional Winner)
6:00 PM * FEATURE BAND (from Open Mic Canada Winner)
  * FEATURE SINGER (from Open Mic Canada Winner)

The Amesbury Park is located at 1507 Laurence Ave West

More information visit:


5.  Canada Day at Queen’s Park, July 1st by The Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration

Rendez-vous at the lawns of the Ontario Legislature at Queen’s Park for a celebration day featuring entertainment & activities. Including music, dance and children’s shows, and a taste of Ontario’s locally grown foods. Come down to celebrate from 12 noon to 5pm.

The event will provide fun for the whole family from the Main stage to the ground and not to forget the dance stage and kid’s activities.

For more details on the schedule and the overall celebration go to


6.  Open Roof festival 2013, June 20th to August 22th

Open Roof Festival is a not for profit, outdoor music and film festival, highlighting independent filmmakers and artists from Canada and around the world. It offers live music followed by a film screening at sundown every Thursday on from 7:30 pm. $15 (opening night $25).

Location: Moonview Lot next to Corus Quay, 175 Queens Quay E (in case of rain the screening will be moved to  Studio1),

Canada Day Week end: Thursday June, 27th

–      Movie: The secret Disco Revolution by Jamie Kastner

–      Music: Michael Rault


For more information visit:


7.  Pride Week – Superqueer!, June 21st – 30th

Pride Week in Toronto is one of the largest pride celebrations in the world.

It is also Canada’s premiere arts and cultural festival. For 10 days the world largest street festival will include lots of activities such as Pride Parade, Dyke March, Trans Pride, Family Pride, Clean, Sober & Proud Place and more.

Pride Toronto celebrates the history, courage, diversity and future of Toronto’s LGBTTIQQ2SA communities.

For more information and schedule visit:

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