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Five Artist Residencies Worth Travelling For

Posted by Drake, 2 weeks ago

Pursuing a career in the arts? Forget a MFA. If you're looking to mix your travel with your studio time, here's a selection of five artist residencies worth checking out.

Summer Residencies Banff Art Centre
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Hotel + Travel

Hotels We Love - Amsterdam

Posted by Drake, 2 weeks, 1 day ago

In our second edition of Hotels We Love, and because we've been following The Netherlands closely in the World Cup (argh!), we wanted to share our faves from Amsterdam. A city long known for its progressive stance on social issues, relaxed attitude toward certain smokeable herbs, friendliness, and love of bicycles, Amsterdam also boasts many fine places to stay. Here's a round up of our top picks to consider for your next vakantie en Nederland.

The lovely canals of Amsterdam (image via Wikipedia)
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Films We Love: Obvious Child

Posted by Drake General Store, 2 weeks, 1 day ago

Part Girls, part Girls, part Broad City SNL-alum Jenny Slate's new film Obvious Child about abortion could easily skirt into the category of poor taste, but successfully tackles the provocative topic with humour. Read our review of this romantic(ish) comedy.

Obvious Child Starring Jenny Slate
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Summer Essentials For Her

Posted by Drake General Store, 2 weeks, 2 days ago

Summer is finally here – hallelujah! We’re assuming, like us, that you’re excited to get outside + enjoy the city. Below, we’ve outlined some of our favourite pieces that we simply can’t leave the house without. Check out our guide to summer essentials + remember that it’s about leaving the unnecessary pieces at home. Riding the hot subway is bad enough; don’t add excess cargo to the whole ordeal.

Clutch 1
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Music

Music Monday: Ages and Ages

Posted by Drake, 2 weeks, 4 days ago

Ages and Ages celebrates their second album, Divisionary.

Ages and Ages
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Food + Drink

Food Friday: Jonathan Pong takes the Heritage Minute Challenge

Posted by Drake, 3 weeks ago

The Grid challenges Drake One Fifty chef Jonathan Pong to create a dish based on a Canadian Heritage Moment.

JonPong
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