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Special Events

No wallflowers allowed: workshop parties

Posted by Dave Elliott , 1 month ago

Parties tend to get messy but instead of turning into a hot mess, get into it with our hands-on workshops.

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Special Events

Holidays: It Could Be So Nice

Posted by Dave Elliott , 1 month ago

We know it seems far off but with the return of Game of Thrones to our TV screens, winter is coming.

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Art

Kate Benedict & Tamara Hart: Curating For Unconventional Spaces

Posted by Madeleine Till, 1 month ago

We sat down with emerging curatorial duo Kate Benedict and Tamara Hart to talk collaboration, curating for unconventional spaces, and their exhibition take your legs and your shoes (on view at The Drake Hotel until October 17).

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Food + Drink

Enter the pit: 86'd Monday Hogtown BBQ Premiere and Competition

Posted by Drake, 1 month, 1 week ago

For our next battle, a line up down the block is to be expected but with such high steaks, we're excited to see the outcome of this BBQ Battle. To beef up the night's festivities, we're celebrating and screening the premiere of Hogtown BBQ. Before we watch, eat and vote with six of Toronto's top BBQ chefs and pitmasters going head-to-head with their favourite BBQ pork butt + belly preparations we talked to Hogtown host, Chris Patheiger, and the competitors about the 123's and ABC's of B-B-Q.

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Special Events

Still TIFFing: Party at The Drake

Posted by Dave Elliott , 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Get ready Toronto, TIFF is just around the corner and it’s gearing up to be bigger and badder than ever before.

Tiff
Drake Devonshire

Photo Booth Confessional: Festival Players

Posted by Drake, 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Prince Edward County is being taken over by the theatrics of Festival Players and Drake Devonshire is following suit!

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