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Music Monday: Public Service Broadcasting

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 7 months 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
Art

Five Questions: Kehinde Wiley

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 7 months 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"
Art

Turning Ten: Shannon Gillette Discusses our Birthday Piñata

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 7 months ago

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

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

Music Monday: Pinball Sessions: Hooded Fang

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 7 months ago

Hooded Fang pops at Pinball Sessions.

Hooded Fang play the 2011 Hillside Festival.
Music

Gondry Presents Metronomy's "Love Letters"

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 7 months ago

French film visionary Michel Gondry hits the music video circuit once again, this time with Metronomy's "Love Letters."

Metronomy's "Love Letters"
Hotel + Travel

Drake's History, Queen West's History

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 7 months ago

Metro News makes us a little misty-eyed with an insightful look at our history, and we weigh in.

Down The Line The Drake Hotel TIFF