Sunday, July 20th, 2014
Today was Youth Day at Yonge-Dundas Square. There were many musical performers and dancers.
In the first picture I am with Francesco Yates. I have never actually heard of him before, but my friend told me good things about him. You know who else said good things about Francesco? Pharrell Williams! MMHMM!
Then there I am with Sarah Fisher who performed two songs.
And of course, I’m with Shane Kippel - the reason I cancelled my shift at work (where I could have made over $100 in tips)! :D
Here is an awesome interview I did with the band Holiday Monday. It really is worth listening to Ryan and Paul talk - and worth listening to their music, of course. So check them out and let them know what you think!
Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
Tonight I decided to support my new friends Paul (drummer) and Ryan (guitarist/vocalist) of the band Holiday Monday. They are pretty good! Check them rocking out at their first show in Toronto at The Central!
Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
Today is Canada Day! To celebrate I headed down to Harbourfront Centre. Melinda Shankar was there with Philip Robertson from Guinness World Records who was the adjudicator.
Guinness World Record for what, you ask?
For taking the most selfies in one hour! It’s pretty dumb, but it was still so much fun! Melinda is one of my favourite actresses and getting to spend some of Canada’s birthday with her was fantastic. Plus, I went home with hundreds of mini-bags of Original Skittles! I could not have asked for a better Canada!
Sunday, June 15th, 2014
Today was the MMVAs, so I hung around downtown hoping to meet some of the celebrities who would be attending. I met Jena Malone, Kiernan Shipka, Kellan Lutz (who looked so handsome in purple) and Josh Gad!
Josh Gad is actually here filming a movie. He was not part of the MMVAs.
Here I am with Carla Collins after a taping of Too Much Information! She was in season 2 of Degrassi: The Next generation! She played the radio host that Craig won concert tickets from! :D
Tuesday, May 13th and Wednesday, May 14th 2014
Ryerson University Film festival (RUFF) took place over these two days at Bloor Cinema. My friends and I went because Ricardo Hoyos and Jacob Neayem were part of it. Ricardo was in two of the short films and Jacob directed two of them.
Matt Johnson (The Dirties) was one of the judges.
Joy Tanner (Life With Derek, Degrassi) was there because she was in Gramps with Ricardo. Gramps was directed by Jacob!
Ricardo was also in Billy the Kid.
Shannon Kook-Chun was in the audience to support them!
I had a great time. I never knew prior to this that Ryerson had its own Film festival. Now that I do, I will keep tabs on it.
Cas & Dylan tells the tale of 22-year-old aspiring writer Dylan Morgan (Tatiana Maslany) and an elderly doctor named Cas Pepper (Richard Dreyfuss).
The two meet and end up taking an unplanned road trip heading West through Canada. As we follow them on their journey past rural Ontario and the beautiful Rocky Mountains, we learn a lot about ourselves as these characters learn about each other and themselves.
Many themes are prevalent throughout the film.
Should there be an age limit concerning friendship?
Is there such a thing as fate or is it bullshit?
Is love enough to conquer your struggles?
After watching this movie, many of us are bound to re-examine our lives and principles. Any movie that makes people react this way is a movie worth watching.
Cas & Dylan is a touching tale with humourous and sad moments.
No matter how bad things may be, I hope you have a ray of sunshine in your life to help you out.
I give this movie 5 yellow daffodils out of 5.
Cory Lee was also nice enough to let me interview her! Enjoy!