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ALL THE PEOPLE YOU'LL SEE AT CRIT NIGHT

Posted by Kayleigh Robinson, 6 months ago

We at The Drake would like to note that you won’t be graded at crit night and it is completely free (no pesky student loans required)!

To help paint a better picture (sorry- terrible art pun) of Crit Night, here is a list of the types of people you’ll see at the event.

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Music

UNDERGROUND BANDS TO BUZZ ABOUT

Posted by Megan Hilario, 6 months, 3 weeks ago

What do July Talk, Vance Joy and Broods all have in common? They once played the Drake Underground and are now headlining huge festivals and playing venues like the legendary Massey Hall. From local bands to acts around the globe, The Drake Underground is a mecca for discovering local artists and up + coming acts from around the world. We may be underground but we don’t live under a rock - and we want to share artists on our radar, coming through the basement this fall.

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Food + Drink

In-Room Drink Well

Posted by Drake, 6 months, 3 weeks ago

Enjoy The Drake's infamous cocktail offerings from the comfort of your hotel room with our new In-Room Drink Well service!

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Food + Drink

Dinner Party Talk w/ Jennifer Dewasha

Posted by Ivy Knight, 6 months, 3 weeks ago

Meet one of the chefs of the anticipated Dinner Party. Not only does Colette's chef Jennifer Dewasha have a seat at the table, she's impacting the way it's set.

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People

IT'S IN THE CARDS: CHATTING W/ DRAKE COMMISSARY NIKI BOGHOSSIAN

Posted by Kayleigh Robinson, 7 months ago

Want to get enlightened? Meet The Drake's resident Tarot card reader, Niki Boghossian who just so happens to also be a server at the Drake Commissary. She sets up shop at the Drake Hotel Lounge or the Commissary on alternating (Tarot) Tuesdays and to help guests get in touch with their intuition. We spoke to her about all things Tarot and ask some character determining questions.

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Music

My Night in Nine: Polaris Music Prize Juror Catherine Pogonat

Posted by Drake, 7 months 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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