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!



The Social Capital Theatre

February 11, 2015 by  
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For A Laugh Or For A Musical Show, The Social Capital Theatre Knows!

The Social Capital was one of Toronto’s top 10 venues in 2014.
They are a performing arts venue located in the Danforth Village. At Social Capital they host and teach improve comedy, stand-up and sketch. They are perfect for a variety of performances and have a great sound system for bands of all sizes and a beautiful cabaret space for smaller combos. They also host poetry performances and writing workshops. The Social Capitals even has a lounge and bar with drink specials very night of the week.The are on the second and third floor above the Black Swanrgegggge Tavern. People can even take classes at the Social Capital such as improve workshops that include Find Your Joy! , Boomsicle , Grounded Absurdity and lastly The Soap Opera . One of their featured shows is the 200% vodka. The show where three teams perform 20-minute sets of improvised comedy based off of one audience suggestion, its like the show Whose line is it anyways, except in Toronto!

At the space have corporate and social services such as Corporate Entertainment and Team Building, Executive One-on-one Social Capital also two large, bright studio spaces available for rent across the street from the bar and they also have performance spaces. Their second floor space is licensed for 88 people and their smaller, cabaret-style third floor is licensed for 35 people.

Overall the Social Capital offers something different for hosting events and a great place for any music or stage performance.

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