Category “Toronto”

20 September 2014

TIFF 2014 brings out the Legends of 70′s & 80′s Film & Music

Since the early nineties, I’ve always anticipated the late August announcement of films being presented at TIFF and the actors that would potentially make it down the Canadian red carpet. It was a TIFF encounter with Robert De Niro on 1993 that really changed autograph collecting from a hobby to a full-fledged career in entertainment [...]

4 July 2011

Soundgarden reunion photo kicks off 2011 tour in Toronto

After a 14 year hiatus (excluding last year’s Lollapallooza appearance) , Chris Cornell and Matt Cameron were able to bring bassist Ben Shepherd & guitarist Kim Thayil out of hiding (in Seattle) to reform one of the greatest rock bands of my generation; Soungarden. The last time I saw Soundgarden play live was at the [...]

24 June 2011

Jermaine Jackson salutes his brother Michael Jackson while in Toronto for the 2011 IIFA Awards

On the weekend that is the anniversary of Michael Jackson’s tragic passing, Michael’s brother Jermaine Jackson happens to be in Toronto this weekend paying tribute to his late brother at the 2011IIFA awards. When I learned of this “Bollywood” tribute with Jermaine in my hometown city (where I spend my summer) I made a point [...]

20 December 2010

The Signature Library’s Top Ten Autograph Moments of 2010

After spending almost a decade in Los Angeles, the mecca of celebrity autographs, being based out of Toronto, Canada made the year of 2010 a year devoted to acquiring signatures of the rare, reclusive and rewarding.  The following is The Signature Library’s Top Ten autograph moments of 2010. 1.  Neil Peart/Rush Autographed Guitars:  One good [...]

16 November 2010

Autographs become Art at The Signature Library

Over 20 years ago in Toronto, I embarked on an unknown path . That unknown path would lead me on a journey of adventures in the creaation of a collection– a collection of “Signature Art“. I recently put my collection on display in an art gallery in Toronto’s Yorkville during the Toronto International Film Festival. [...]

15 May 2010

Them Crooked Vultures party in Toronto with Hank the Dog

This past week I have been lucky enough to be around my favorite music from my favorite band; Pearl Jam. After returning from a trip to Cleveland and Buffalo with a splitting migraine, caused by waiting past by bedtime to have Eddie Vedder sign some albums for I took a couple days to recover [...]