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What's In The Box Lineup + Prize Pack

Posted by Drake, 1 year ago

What's In The Box, our Boxing Week music fest, returns for its 7th year Dec. 26 - 30. Five nights, five bands, five bucks. And a $1000 prize pack for you to win.

WITB 2013
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Art

The Power Plant Needs You

Posted by Drake, 1 year ago

We love our friends + cultural partners and one of our BFF's is The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery. Since its inception in 1987, The Power Plant has housed large-scale installations from the best + brightest in Canadian art, including Micah Lexier, Shary Boyle, Evan Penny, Janet Cardiff + George Bures Miller, Royal Art Lodge, Michael Snow, Eldon Garnet, Guy Maddin, General Idea and pretty much anyone else you can think of.

Power Plant
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Art

Meet Ariel

Posted by Drake, 1 year ago

Meet Ariel, the newest member of the Drake's permanent art collection. You'll find this beauty by artist Janet Werner gracing the staircase that leads from the Lounge to the Sky Yard.

werner's ariel
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Music

Music Monday: Wu-Tang Clan - C.R.E.A.M.

Posted by Drake, 1 year ago

This Thursday, Wu-Tang Clan will touch down in Toronto for the 20th anniversary tour of their definitive hip-hop album, Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers.

Wu Tang: 36 Chambers
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Art

Back to School with Artscape's Hall Pass

Posted by Drake, 1 year ago

On Thursday evening a crew from the Drake’s corporate headquarters was given a chance to flex their creative muscles at Hall Pass, an event celebrating the opening of Artscape Youngplace.

Artscape Youngplace
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Hotel + Travel

R.I.P Alex Calderwood, Founder of Ace Hotels

Posted by Drake, 1 year ago

We were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Alexander Calderwood, founder of the Ace Hotel chain. Alex was an innovator extraordinaire, a colleague and friend, and had many sincere fans and admirers, ourselves included.

Alex ACE
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