Wasaga Entertainment Brings the Beat to the Beach

    TORONTO, May 14 /CNW/ - INK and First Street Ent Corp. join forces to
launch Wasaga Entertainment.
    Charles Khabouth, INK Entertainment and Dov and Armand Levy, principals
of Beachfront Developments, have partnered to produce a summer of sizzling
entertainment at Wasaga Beach.
    Focusing on the beachfront strip, Wasaga Entertainment has three exciting
months of music and events planned for the popular beachfront venues of
Bananas Beach Bar, Dardanella, Copa Cabana, and the Dome. Expect to see local
and international DJs, high profile celebrities, commercial bands and special
events in addition to the existing seasonal initiatives at Wasaga Beach.
    Wasaga Entertainment has planned this unprecedented series of events to
attract new clientele, invigorate the local community and increase awareness
of the region as a first class, year round tourist destination.
    "Wasaga has a rich history as a premium Canadian vacation and resort
destination" says Dov Levy, Beachfront Developments. "We have taken great
strides in the last decade to restore and enhance the beach front area. By
partnering with INK and with Charles, we can strategically take this project
to the next level by infusing strong music programming, new food and beverage
concepts, and a promotional push to ultimately garner new and well deserved
attention for Wasaga."
    Wasaga Entertainment's summer line-up launches Sunday May 17th with
International DJ Benny Benassi performing a live 2 hour set at Bananas Beach
Club. Doors open at 5:30pm. For all the details visit

    About First Street Ent Corp

    First Street is dedicated to the beachfront establishments of Wasaga
    As local entrepreneurs, the principals, Armand and Dov Levy recognize the
need to move the current summer recreation venue to a new level of four season
entertainment and lifestyle accommodation. They are passionate about Wasaga
Beach and the long term benefits to the community represented by Blue Beach
Avenue, a planned all season destination resort.
    The Levy brothers are very active in their community, partnering with
civic and political leaders in their commitment to continually improve the
area and enhance the entertainment value for both residents and visitors.
Their drive and business acumen have lead them to develop a number of
successful retail and food service businesses serving Wasaga Beach.
    Dov Levy, Vice President, is directing the development and construction
of the distinctive new lifestyle resort destination Blue Beach Avenue,
bringing the world to Wasaga's shores.

    About INK Entertainment

    Headquartered in Toronto, INK is the parent company of some of the most
successful complexes in the entertainment industry including Toronto's
longstanding Guvernment and Kool Haus Entertainment Complex, 'This is London',
Ultra and Dragonfly Nightclub on Niagara Fallsview Casino grounds.
    Charles Khabouth, owner and operator of INK has been a significant
presence on the Toronto nightlife scene since the early '80's. His restaurant
Oceans is the only Canadian restaurant ever featured on Lifestyles of the Rich
and Famous.
    INK, in partnership with the Liberty Entertainment Group, is the parent
company of Tattoo Rock Parlour (Canada's only trendy rock bar and tattoo shop
combined) and Spice Route, King West's Asian Bistro-bar. In 2009 INK, in
conjunction with Rubino Restaurants, will launch Ame restaurant in downtown
    In addition to premium entertainment structures and restaurants, INK is
expanding outside Toronto in a new partnership with Horseshoe Valley,
promoting a music festival at Horseshoe in August, as well as the launch of
Wasaga Entertainment featuring a strong summer entertainment program at Wasaga

For further information:

For further information: For media inquiries, please contact Tara
Hendela, Director of Public Relations, INK Entertainment, Tara@ink-00.cm,
(416) 869-9444 x237

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