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Winter's Wild Last Days: An Update from Prince Edward County

Posted by Chris Loane, 6 months, 3 weeks ago

You think it's snowing where you are? You haven't seen anything like Prince Edward County this time of year, says innkeeper Chris Loane.

photo by Chris Loane
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Food + Drink

A little food porn, anyone?

Posted by Drake, 6 months, 3 weeks ago

Because we've got more than a little of that for you. Behold, our new menu at The Drake Hotel!

New Menu!
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Music

Music Monday: Public Service Broadcasting

Posted by Drake, 6 months, 3 weeks ago

We like to think that The Drake Hotel is the sort of place where you can be enriched inside and out. There's the food, sure, but then there's also the art, and the good conversation in the Lounge, and the silent films of Drake One Fifty. And then there's the music. Oh my, is there ever the music.

London's Public Service Broadcasting
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Art

Five Questions: Kehinde Wiley

Posted by Drake, 6 months, 3 weeks ago

As an artist, Kehinde Wiley is both equally concerned with art history – those grand, majestic portraits by the likes of Gainsborough and Titian – as he is with representation, swapping English kings and queens for swaggering Harlem gents in their finest hip-hop frippery.

Kehinde Wiley's "Femme piquee par un serpent"
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Art

Turning Ten: Shannon Gillette Discusses our Birthday Piñata

Posted by Drake, 6 months, 4 weeks ago

Pinatas, for all their outlandish, paper mache glory, represent a celebration of life.

Behind the glass: Shannon Gillette's Drake Turns Ten Piñata.
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Music

Music Monday: Pinball Sessions: Hooded Fang

Posted by Drake, 7 months ago

Hooded Fang pops at Pinball Sessions.

Hooded Fang play the 2011 Hillside Festival.
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