Drake Blog


Meet The Vendors: Artist Pop-Ups @ Drake Commissary

Posted by Madeleine Till, 1 week ago

Every Sunday visiting artists and designers from Pixel & Bristle and Akin Collective call Drake Commissary home - if only for a few hours! Click through to get to know a few vendors and do some online window shopping.

Livia Roscioli tote


Posted by Megan Hilario, 1 week, 6 days ago

Introducing our new music programming residencies at The Drake Hotel! We're adding to our already stacked roster of Good Enough live karaoke, The Digs, and weekly underground dance parties. Whatever your music flavour there will be a night just for you. Joining the Drake family are vinyl dj's, a live saxophonist and dj (playing your favourite throwbacks) and finally a be-yourself-anything-goes dance party presented by our friends Collectif Nude. Read below to see what we've cooked up.


Get To Know Visual Artist Emily Grace Harrison

Posted by Madeleine Till, 2 weeks, 3 days ago

Visual Artist Emily Grace Harrison is working to expand your idea of what a drawing can be. Using tactile materials in unexpected ways, Emily transformed the back of our Lobby into a lush jungle with a very sleepy figurative friend

Emily Grace Harrison Selfie
Special Events

5 Questions w/ Richard Crouse

Posted by Ryan McCann, 2 weeks, 5 days ago

Award season has kicked into high gear and the momentum is leading us to roll out the red carpet at the Commissary for Oscars 2018.


New Year, Slightly New You w/ Mind Matter's Founder Kate Petriw

Posted by Madeleine Till, 3 weeks, 1 day ago

Get to know Mind Matters Founder + Coordinator Kate Petriw. Take a page out of Kate's book, and learn to take the pressure out of New Years Resolutions by getting involved with Mind Matter's programming and mantra.

Kate Petriw

Say Hello To Morgan Saint

Posted by Megan Hilario, 3 weeks, 6 days ago

Like every new artist, playing a city for the first time is nerve-racking, it’s natural that the artist and crowd need to warm up to each other. Last Thursday, Morgan Saint graced us with her presence and broke the ice with her free debut show in the Drake Underground presented by Communion Music.