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Andrea Gibson's "The Madness Vase"

Posted by Drake, 1 month, 2 weeks ago

A little poetry for your Thursday afternoon, perhaps?

Andrea Gibson speaks at last year's "Celebrating Women's Voices," in honour of International Womens' Day. (photo from girlabouttoronto.com)
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Art

Five Questions: Peter Schjeldahl

Posted by Drake, 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Peter Schjeldahl, the New Yorker’s art critic, has been covering the art world since the 1960s, back when he was a bohemian living in a cold water flat in the East Village.

Peter Schjeldahl
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Music Monday

Little Daylight- Overdose

Posted by Drake, 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Little Daylight's video will make you want to bounce off the walls. The stompy drums, lo-fi synth + trippy visuals create quite the audio/visual experience. See what else the Brooklyn natives have in store when they open for Terraplane Sun right here in our Underground on April 5.

little daylight
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Drake by the Lake

Winter's Wild Last Days: An Update from Prince Edward County

Posted by Chris Loane, 1 month, 3 weeks ago

You think it's snowing where you are? You haven't seen anything like Prince Edward County this time of year, says innkeeper Chris Loane.

photo by Chris Loane
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Food + Drink

A little food porn, anyone?

Posted by Drake, 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Because we've got more than a little of that for you. Behold, our new menu at The Drake Hotel!

New Menu!
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Music Monday

Music Monday: Public Service Broadcasting

Posted by Drake, 1 month, 3 weeks 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
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