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My Night in Nine: Polaris Music Prize Juror Catherine Pogonat

Posted by Drake, 4 days, 1 hour ago

Before the Polaris Music Prize grand jury gathered to pick a recipient for this year's award, they settled in at The Drake where the big music night would behin and end. Follow along with jury member and Montreal radio and television personality, Catherine Pogonat in My Night in Nine.

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New Menu: Fall In Love With Drake Catering

Posted by Drake, 5 days, 3 hours ago

While it may not feel like fall here in Toronto, the hotel is gearing up for the season of hot apple cider, leather jackets, and comfort food.

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Music

CBC MUSIC'S RAINA DOURIS HOSTS THE POLARIS PRIZE GALA

Posted by Megan Hilario, 6 days, 1 hour ago

Tonight, at the Polaris Prize Music Gala, an 11 member Grand Jury debates on the 10 short-listed albums and chooses a winner for this year’s Polaris Prize based on artistic merit. The event will be broadcasted live on CBC Music where numerous performances from the shortlisted artists will take place. Later, the official after-party is here at The Drake Hotel. We spoke to this year’s Polaris Host Raina Douris (Host, Radio 2 Morning, CBC Music) about the gala, what it means to host the event and having the life of a music guru.

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Polaris Music Prize: Q + A w/ Founder Steve Jordan

Posted by Drake, 1 week, 3 days ago

Ahead of tonight's main event (and our favourite part, personally, the bumpin' after-party) we talked to the founder and executive director of the Polaris Music Prize, Steve Jordan, to get a crash course on how the long-running award holds up in 2017.

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Food + Drink

Knight School presents the Teachings of Tourtière

Posted by Ivy Knight, 2 weeks, 1 day ago

Flex your kitchen skills (or lack thereof) and learn how to make a French Canadian style tourtière from someone who grew up with classic dish and ate it religiously. The first class of Knight School commences on SEP 17!

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