JPEC Presents Piano Plus Series – Swing Into Spring


JPEC Presents

Piano Plus Series – Swing Into Spring

JPEC is thrilled to announce TD Bank Group as presenting sponsor of the new series, Piano Plus – Swing Into Spring here at Paintbox Bistro.
Apr 12, May 10, 24
$20 Cover
From 6:30pm

To make a reservation call 647 748 0555 or Click Here

JPEC Piano Plus Series, Swing Into Spring April 2014 At Paintbox

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Junior Jazz Jam Featuring AutoRickshaw – April 26th

Saturday, April 26


Free Admission

Reservations highly recommended. Call 647 748 0555 or Click Here

JAZZ.FM9, The Daniels Corporation and Toronto Community Housing present Junior Jazz Jam, a free monthly interactive music series for kids at the Paintbox Bistro. The series will feature six unique educational events for children (age 10 and under) and families and will take place during the Paintbox Bistro’s outstanding Saturday morning brunch, allowing families to enjoy an engaging weekend activity in a relaxed environment.

The event on Saturday, April 26th features Autorickshaw.
Bring the family for brunch! Entertain the kids with a unique jazz experience!

Junior Jazz April 26th , Featuring Rickshaw at Paintbox Bistro


Workshop Description:
Step into an innovative world that fuses jazz, pop, and world music. Exciting, educational and entertaining for the whole family. Instrumentation includes voices, piano, bass, tabla and more!

Autorickshaw is: Suba Sankaran, voice; Ed Hanley, tabla;  Dylan Bell, voice, piano, bass

Vocalist Suba Sankaran and tabla player Ed Hanley are joined by multi-instrumentalist Dylan Bell to create contemporary Indo-fusion, rooted in classical south and north Indian music. Autorickshaw has done over 150 school performances, workshops, master classes, and concerts around the world, including performances in Canada, Europe, UK, and India.

For more information, visit
Junior Jazz Jam is presented by: The Daniels Corporation and Toronto Community Housing

A monthly series designed to foster an appreciation for the musical arts, the Junior Jazz Jam series features a select group of exceptional musician educators from a diversity of backgrounds presenting engaging musical workshops for children. Using the music of a variety of cultures, each Junior Jazz Jam features audience participation including singing, clapping, and dancing as well as the introduction of elementary music concepts.

Solar Panel Band – Saturday March 1st

Solar Panel Band


DATE: Saturday March 1st

Time:: 8:00pm

Cover: $10

Dinner Reservations: 6:00pm, $30 3 Cousrse Prix Fixe Menu

Reservations: 647 748 0555




On Saturday March 1st at 8pm, drummer and composer Ilios Steryannis is bringing his unique jazz-worldbeat-fusion quartet SOLAR PANEL to Toronto’s hottest new live music venue, The Paintbox Bistro!

A spicy blend of jazz, funk, African music, salsa, reggae and samba, Ilios’ Solar Panel is a fun and funky group of some of Toronto’s best musicians.  Mike Pelletier on bass, providing a solid groove, the fiery guitar of Mario Potestio, the incredible keyboard wizardry of Chris Pruden and leader Ilios on drums.

The music is 100% original, you’ll never hear anything like this anywhere!  In combination with the fabulous flavours of Paintbox Bistro’s Prix Fixe menu, you are guaranteed a night to remember!

Luis Mario Ochoa – JPEC Flavours Of Jazz – Sat Feb 15th

Register for this event by clicking on the below link;

Born in Havana, Cuba in April 6, 1963, Luis Mario’s earliest musical influences came from his father Luis Ochoa Sr. singer, guitarist and founding member of “Trio Voces de Oro”, one of Cuba’s most romantic ensembles. At the age of 11, Luis Mario began full time music studies at some of Havana’s most renowned conservatories. After 13 years of intense studies, he graduated with an Honors B.A. in classical guitar from the University of Havana’s Institute Superior of Arts (ISA). While most of his extensive learning was in the classical genre, his heart never abandoned his roots in “popular music”.

In 1990 Luis Mario moved to Toronto, Canada, embracing the city as his new home. Apart from his productive composing, arranging, performing schedule, Luis Mario also teaches at the renowned Humber College Institute, where he conducts a Latin Jazz combo and the Humber Latin Big Band.

FLAVOURS OF JAZZ: Paintbox will be preparing a special 3-course,  ($30)  prix fixe menu inspired by Luis’ Cuban roots.

Hilario Duran (piano)

Roberto Riveron (bass)

Amhed Mitchel (drums)

Luis Orbegoso (percussion)


Jazz Performance Education Centre (JPEC) is a not-for-profit charitable organization.  As part of its mandate, it is expanding its role in Toronto’s Jazz Community.  Beginning in January 2014, it will offer a Series of six unique performances at PB featuring both internationally known and local Jazz artists. These events will also provide opportunities for music students from Ontario’s four Jazz Colleges, to perform at the beginning of each event (6:30 pm). Be sure to
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Paintbox Bistro is ecstatic to be participating in our first WINTERLICIOUS! Come out and enjoy an appetizing lunch and or delicious dinner prepared by Chef Danny and Chef Gi.

Please make your reservation by visiting our website, link below: or Call 647-748-0555

We cannot wait for you to dine with us.


Joel Hartt – My Swinging Valentine! Joins Paintbox on February 14th

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Joel Hartt – My Swinging Valentine!

Valentine’s Day
Friday, February 14
8:00 PM
Cover: $15

Reservations: 647-748-0555*

*This licensed event is expected to sell out quickly.
To avoid disappointment, please reserve asap.

Joel Hartt is an accomplished jazz singer and seasoned entertainer who has performed with Canada’s premier jazz musicians, at many of the country’s top jazz venues. He has headlined at the TD Toronto Jazz Festival for 5 consecutive years, captivating standing-room-only audiences with his rich, warm, and expressive baritone voice, and his musicianship. Joel Hartt’s much-anticipated debut CD is slated to be released this Spring.

For his first engagement at one of Toronto’s newest hot-spots, classic jazz vocalist and crooner Joel Hartt, accompanied by one of Canada’s top jazz pianists, will be singing a romantic and swinging selection of exquisite love songs, exclusively for Valentine’s Day.

Savour a delectable prix-fixe dinner, or choose from the a la carte menu. Enjoy a martini or two, and immerse yourself in sensual and seductive live jazz! It’s the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Bring the one – or ones! – you love.

Dirty Bingo

February 7, 2014 – February 7, 2014

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Dirty Bingo

DIRTY BINGO IS BACK!!!!!!  Call 647-748-0555 to reserve
Paintbox Bistro presents the outrageously entertaining Dirty Bingo on Friday February 07th.
The Ultimately Epic fun night out with sex trivia and lots of naughty prizes. Round up the troop ladies (& guys :) for the most fun you can have with your clothes on :)

No cover charge.
Doors from 9pm.
Show @ 9:30pm


Another Packed House for Junior Jazz Jam


Heather Bambrick and her trio’s performance was another full house Junior Jazz Jam  success. Read all about the fun shenanigans at our sponsor, Jazz FM’s website. here:

JAZZ.FM91 and The Daniels Corporation present Junior Jazz Jam, a free monthly interactive music series for children at the Paintbox Bistro. The series will feature six unique educational events for children and families and will take place during the Paintbox Bistro’s outstanding Saturday morning brunch, allowing families to enjoy an engaging weekend activity in a relaxed environment.

Next up: Saturday, Richard Marsella! December 14, 10:00-11:00am

Reserve early!  These jams fill up fast!

Meet The New Paintbox Catering Team!

The Paintbox Family is growing!

Since opening in the fall of 2012 Paintbox has been making positive changes to meet the growing demands of serving the Regent Park Community and the GTA.  With word quickly spreading about Paintbox and our colourful cuisine, we needed to create a Catering Sales department specializing in all things fabulous and delicious!

Paintbox is not your average run of the mill caterer.  Our team specializes in delivering exceptional service while adding our own brand of colourful touches, in order to produce a superior catering experience.  From creating custom and themed menus to assisting with décor and rental selection and ordering, the Paintbox Catering team provides a seamless and stress free experience so all that’s left for you to do is enjoy your special day!

We specialize in planning and coordinating;

Corporate Dinners & Galas | Weddings | Charitable & Non-for Profit | Award Galas | Bar/Bat Mitzvahs | Meeting & Conference Sessions | Holiday Parties | Graduations & Proms | Film & Photo Shoots | CD Release Parties | TIFF & Media Events | Products Launches | Public Annual Events | Sporting Events

Meet the new members of our Paintbox Catering team;

Trang Tran – Catering Sales & Event Design, Paintbox Bistro/Offsite - (a.k.a “The Paintbox Bistro Mastermind”)

Contact Trang if you are interested in hosting your special event at Paintbox Bistro or an off-site event!


Contact: 647-748-0555 Ext. 223

Allison Gibson – Catering Sales & Event Design, Artscape/Offsite - (a.k.a. “The Artscape Queen”)

Contact Allison if you are hosting an event off-site or at any of Artscape’s beautiful venues, including the Daniel’s Spectrum, Whychwood Barns and & Gibraltar Point.


Contact: 647-748-0555 Ext. 225


Our coordinators look forward to working with you to create the perfect event soon!

-The Paintbox Catering Team