Contact Carol Allen, (416) 268-2965 or email queenofbeauty7@yahoo.ca for all of your personal skin care and make-up needs


"Satisfying cravings one taste at a time" - Call Chef Lee Allen at (647) 704-7979 for your personal meal plans and catering needs - Serving the Greater Toronto Area

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Raphael Saadiq Live @ The Phoenix Concert Theatre - Mon Mar 16!

Live Nation presents Raphael Saadiq @ The Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne Street, Toronto, ON
Mon, Mar 16, 2009 09:00 PM

CA $26.50
Onsale to General Public
Start: Fri, 01/30/09 10:00 AM EST

Tickets, purchased in advance through Ticketmaster, cannot be picked up at the venue. It is strongly recommended that tickets be picked up at least one day in advance of the show at your local TICKETMASTER RETAIL LOCATION

Visit: http://www.ticketmaster.ca

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Harmony - Featuring a Special Musical Tribute to Bob Marley Hosted by the Ladies of Platinum Star Ent @ Dazzling Lounge - Sat Feb 7!

Chris Nice, Glen C, and the Platinum Star Ladies come together to provide the perfect party vibe!
inside the stylish
Dazzling Lounge
291 King St. W. @ John St.
Music by
The 'Professional Choice' DJ Glen C.
DJ Chris Nice (Grooves & Rhythms Events)
Offering the best Classic Tracks and New Hits in complete harmony with the ultimate party atmosphere!
Celebrating the Life of the Late Great Nesta Robert (Bob) Marley on his 64th Birthday Weekend with a special musical tribute set
Plus, lots of give aways for the Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail film in theatres February 20!
Hosted by MC GQ and the Platinum Star Ladies
Doors open at 10pm sharp
Dress to impress - Jeans are ok!
RSVP for $5 guestlist before 11:30pm by email to pstar@carrebizness.com
Bringing together the perfect balance of diverse people, music, vibe, attitude and energy you have grown to expect from Toronto's premier entertainment.

Party with a Purpose Celebrating Eddie Williams Birthday @ Six Degrees - Sat Feb 21!

A Valentine's Affair @ Delta Toronto Airport West - Sat Feb 14!

From the producers of the mega successful New Year's Eve Black Tie Affair,
Eddie Williams, Mark Anthony and George Fynn cordially invites you to the
Extraordinary & Unique

Lock and Key Style
Canada's upscale Urban Valentine's Event


Delta Hotel Toronto Airport West
5444 Dixie Rd (South of Hwy 401 Mississauga)

Formal reception starts at 8pm.....
Featuring An All You Can Eat Caribbean cuisine
Live Entertainment at 10pm With Juno award nominees Lorraine Reid &
Camille Douglas performing R&B, Slow Jams and Lovers Rock.

Plus Romantic Poetry delivered by one of Canada's premier poets

Mr. Al St Louis

Now Singles its time to Mingle with our lock and key let's get acquainted
Don't Be Shy ...... were the ladies get a lock and the gentlemen gets a
key.....put them together and see who wins the PRIZE or has fun trying.

This Valentine's Affair will be the best event in the city!! The energy
and excitement along with the perfect music mix.

"The Crowd Pleaser" DJ Mark Anthony
Taking you back with the best Old School R&B, Reggae, Lovers Rock, Soul,
House and more.

"The Mailman" George Fynn with today's hitz

D'ENFORCAS (Canada's #1 Soca Sound Crew)
Musical Host: BASS LINE the Voice of D'Enforcas
They'll spin the latest best R&B, Reggae, Soca, Old School, Slow Jams and
more... all night long.

Hosted By Eddie Williams

Special Guest Host:
Analysis In Hair - Mississauga
Easton (stretch) Hamilton

Dinner,Live Show & Dance $55 per person
Live Show & Dance $25 per person

Tickets Available at
Mississauga 905 949-6787
Brampton 905 453-3037

Discount Beauty Supplies:
Scarborough 416 289-9689
Toronto 416 781-1679
Mississauga 905 848-2228

Analysis In Hair:
Mississauga 905 507-3535

(You can also can get tickets on line)

Black History Month Events @ North York Central Library - Sat Feb 7!

North York Central Library and Youth-Assisting-Youth are celebrating Black History Month by hosting a FREE half-day conference on Sat. Feb. 7, 2009 at North York Central Library.

Youth ages 12 and up can participate in workshops with inspirational guest speakers who will expand their minds. These speakers include Dwayne Morgan from Up from the Roots, Stacey McKenzie from Walk This Way, Anne-Marie Woods aka Amani from Imani Enterprises and a special guest performance by the Black Ice Step Team & Famous.

BUT this is just in!!! An additonal workshop has been added:

Youth now have an exclusive chance to meet Toronto-based writer/producer, Charles Officer, and teen actor, Daniel J. Gordon, of NURSE. FIGHTER. BOY. This is a new release by CFC (Canadian Film Centre) Feature Film Project which opens theatrically in Toronto and Vancouver February 6, 2009. This feature is about love, passion and faith in an urban setting. This award-winning film was shown at several film festivals including the 2008 Atlantic Film Festival and the 2008 Whistler Film Festival. Don't miss the chance to have a sneak-peek and discussion with Charles and Daniel. For more information about the movie, please check out www.nursefighterboy.ca

Registration can be done by calling Andre at 416-932-1919 ext 231. Space is limited. Don't delay and register today!

For full details about the conference, please see attached for media release and related publicity.

Pass this on to any youth you know. Thanks, Elsa=>

Elsa Ngan
Youth Services Specialist
Circulation/Browsery/Gateway Services/Hub
North York Central Library
Toronto Public Library
Tel: 416-395-5784
Fax: 416-395-5668
Email: engan@torontopubliclibrary.ca

Canadian Reggae World Presents: Tribute to Bob Marley @ Originals - Thurs Feb 5!

Customer Appreciation & Post Inauguration Bash @ Toula's on the Westin - Sat Jan 24!

The response for our FREE CUSTOMER APPRECIATION BASH is off the charts. This will be the celebration to kick off a fantastic year ahead! And just when we thought things couldn't get any better, Barack Obama stepped up on the scene and solidified making history. He is now the Commander in Chief and the first black president of the United States of America. This is a phenomenal occasion that definetely warrants a major celebration as others are celebrating around the world.


Our Free Customer Appreciation Party this Saturday January 24th at Toula is now also a Post Inauguration Bash in celebration of President Barack Obama.


Join us in celebration of our successful year of delivering some of Toronto's most talked about upscale events of 2008

-- AND --

Let's step up in jubilant celebration for the most significant history making milestone of our time; and show our support for the new leader of the free world;

President Barack Obama

Music By:

The Musical Architect - DJ Stealth of Midnite Xpress and The Boombastic - Mr. AL

Hosted By The Voice of Choice - HBO

* Saturday January 24, 2009
* Toula on the Westin (38th Floor - Westin Harbour Castle Hotel - Queens Quay and Bay)
* Doors Open at 10:30 PM
* Dress Code in Full Effect
* 25 Plus Clientele
* FREE ADMISSION before 11:30 PM with RSVP
* RSVP Now to mcharles05@msn.com or call 647.889.4636

United Soul Presents Josh From Blaze @ Suba Night Club & Lounge - Fri Jan 23!

Friday January 23rd, 2009

United Soul Events, B9 productions, Mixed Signals Music & Urban Electric Records present

Special Guest DJ
JoshFromBlaze (Blaze, New Jersey)

Throughout his 25+ years as part of the prodigious production team 'BLAZE', Josh has
helped create, remix and produce countless anthems along with working on several
projects with the likes of Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, Macy Gray, Jamiroquai, Lisa
Stansfield, Babyface and Louie Vega. On top of it all, Josh is no slouch when he tours to showcase his skills as a DJ to countless fans in many of the world's most prestigious venues. DO NOT miss your chance to catch him in a rare intimate setting ... we hope to see you there!

More on JoshFromBlaze visit http://www.westendrecords.com/template/version_3/blaze.php


Groove Institute (Solid Garage Toronto)
Andy Roberts (Mixed Signals Music)

hosted by

Dany V (B9 productions)

sound by Q

Located at Toronto's Newest Event Venue for Soulful Dance Music!

Suba Night Club & Lounge

292 College Street (Between Spadina & Bathurst)

Doors Open @ 10pm, 19+
Cover $20 or $15 b4 11pm w/RSVP
Online tickets: $15 adv available @ http://joshfromblaze.eventbrite.com
Info: unitedsoul@gmail.com www.unitedsoul.ca

please pass this special guestlist offer on:

*$15 before 11pm w/RSVP
*RSVP your attendance to unitedsoul@gmail.com
*Full names required, offer ends 6pm Fri Jan 23rd
*Celebrating a special occasion??? Contact US for details!

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Winterlicious in Toronto! - Jan 30 - Feb 12!

Photo Credit: Carol Allen

The wildly popular prix-fixe menu promotion, which runs Jan 30 - Feb 12, 2009 also includes cool culinary events, cooking classes and more guilty pleasures. Restaurant reservations start January 15.

Visit: http://www.toronto.com/winterlicious for participating restaurants and menus

Oprah Winfrey Presents...The Color Purple @ the Canon Theatre--Feb 10 - March 14!

Oprah Winfrey Presents
The Musical About Love

February 10- March 14, 2009

Canon Theatre - 244 Victoria Street
Toronto, Ontario

Running Time
2 hr 40 min, including intermission

Suggested for ages 13 and up.
Children under the age of two will not be admitted.


A soul-stirring musical based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker and the Oscar-nominated film by Steven Spielberg, THE COLOR PURPLE is the unforgettable and inspiring story of a woman who triumphs over tremendous odds to find joy in life and her true inner beauty. Nominated for eleven Tony Awards, THE COLOR PURPLE is a landmark theatrical event. With a joyous Grammy-nominated score featuring jazz, gospel and blues, THE COLOR PURPLE captures the hearts of both young and old, uniting audiences in a celebration of love.

For more information on the show, cast and tour visit colorpurple.com

Tuesday - Saturday 8PM
Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday 2PM
Added performance: Monday March 9, 8PM


Visit: http://www.mirvish.com/colorpurple/

The Total Wedding Show @ International Centre - Fri Jan 16 - Sun Jan 18

The city’s BIGGEST bridal show has everything you need to plan a lavish affair or a quiet destination wedding. Sample, compare prices and view the hottest trends with over 350 of the best wedding retailers and service providers in southern Ontario all without having to schedule a single appointment!

The Total Wedding Show is the ultimate place to experience the very best bridal fashion shows in the city! Don’t miss our daily seminar series – free information and help on planning your perfect day. Add a huge bridal gown sale and free parking and this is the perfect place to plan the perfect wedding!

This amazing bridal event is held only ONCE a year – be sure not to miss it!

For info visit: http://www.totalweddingshow.com

Ailey II @ The Rose Theatre, Brampton - Thurs Jan 22!

Rose Theatre Presents...
Ailey II
Rose Main Stage

Thursday, Jan 22 at 8:00 PM

Quick Facts

* One of the most popular dance companies in the United States
* Repertory has included works by dance masters Alvin Ailey, Talley Beatty, Ulysses Dove, Lar Lubovitch, Judith Jamison, Robert Battle, Donald Byrd, Shapiro & Smith, Avila/Weeks and Kevin Wynn
* Combines a rigorous touring schedule with extensive community outreach programs

Ailey II is an exceptional company that merges the spirit and energy of the country's best young dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today's most outstanding emerging choreographers. Ailey II began in 1974 as the Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble, when Alvin Ailey initiated a workshop composed of the most promising scholarship students from The Ailey School. The original members of the Company were handpicked by Mr. Ailey from among that group. Ailey II embodies Mr. Ailey's pioneering mission to establish an extended cultural community that provides dance performances, training and community programs for all people. Today, it has become one of the most popular dance companies in the United States.


Visit: http://www.myrosetheatre.ca for tickets

The Jam Part 4 - 1 Yr Anniversary Edition @ Six Degrees - Sat Jan 17!

THIS Saturday NIGHT January.17th

United Promoters
The "JAM" anniversary edition
The ultimate FREE customer appreciation party
Saturday, January 17, 2009
inside 6 Degrees Nightclub
2335 Yonge Street (north of Eglinton)

Join Andy C (Official Toronto WBLK Reunion Parties), Eddie Williams (Black
Tie Affair New Year's Eve Gala), The Juiceman Jonathan Shaw (Captain
John's), Georgia (ReggaeSutra), DJ Glen C (Fresh Concepts), and the
Mailman George Fynn (First Fridays), and Lennox (6 Degrees nightclub)

For the ultimate FREE customer appreciation party

Music by:
DJ Glen C
The Juiceman Jonathan Shaw
The Mailman George Fynn
playing a little bit of everything......old and new

All you have to do is pick-up your FREE ticket at any of the following
Nappy's Hair Shoppe (all locations)
Discount Beauty Supply (all locations)
Majestic Barbers & Salon(mississauga)
OR rsvp to Eddie at eddie@GoToAparty.com to get on the guestlist.

FREE tickets and RSVP guest list valid until 11:30 p.m.

Dress Code:
stylishly casual....wear your jeans if you like just be sure to dress them

Come enjoy a FREE night out on us.......

P.S.....BIRTHDAY PARTIES are welcome.....just let us know.....

104.5 Chum FM's Breakfast in Barbados Kick-Off Party featuring Marisa Lindsay & Arturo Tappin @ The Courthouse - Thurs Jan 15!

Photo by Carol Allen: Arturo Tappin @ 2007 Barbados Jazz Festival

Photo by Carol Allen: Marisa Lindsay @ Harbourfront Toronto, Summer 2007

104.5 Chum FM's Breakfast In Barbados is back and we’re celebrating with a launch party! We’re giving away TWO- all-inclusive trips for two to Barbados with Roger, Darren & Marilyn, staying at the beautiful Almond Beach Village Resort!

Enjoy a free glass of rum punch, dance to Today’s Best Music and enjoy live performances by two Bajan artists, Marisa Lindsay and Arturo Tappin!

Thursday, January 15th at The Courthouse, 57 Adelaide Street East, Toronto, ON, 8:00pm

Hosted by Roger Ashby, Darren B. Lamb and Richie Favalaro

Tickets are 10 bucks each at Ticketmaster.

You must be a minimum of 19 years of age to attend this event

Visit: http://www.ticketmaster.ca

Lil Wayne, Keshia Cole, T-Pain @ Air Canada Centre - Thurs Jan 15th!

Lil Wayne, Keshia Cole, T-Pain, Keri Hilson & Gym Class Heroes
Air Canada Centre, 40 Bay Street
Toronto, ON
Thu, Jan 15, 2009 07:00 PM

CA $89.75 - CA $150.75

CA $49.75 - CA $89.75

Visit: http://www.ticketmaster.ca