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Five Questions: Guy Maddin

Posted by Drake, 4 months ago

Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin, whose Seances, a tribute to the lost films of silent cinema, is part of our current winter exhibition, discusses the concept of loss in cinema, Seances's ultimate fate, and where his relationship with his storied hometown currently stands.

Guy Maddin
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Music Monday: Blitz/Berlin

Posted by Drake, 4 months ago

There are some bands that you can't even really describe, for many reasons.

Blitz/Berlin
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Happy World Poetry Day!

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 1 week ago

It's not just spring that coaxes new life from the barren, worn soil of winter on March 21st. Did you know that today is World Poetry Day?

Toronto Poetry Slam
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Music Monday: a Preview of Nils Frahm

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 1 week ago

Here's a preview of what to expect when German wunderkind, musician + composer Nils Frahm plays the Drake Underground March 22.

nils frahm
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Five Questions: Danielle Meder

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 2 weeks ago

Just in time for World MasterCard Fashion Week, we spoke to local fashion illustrator Danielle Meder about her involvement in our Winter 2014 exhibition, as well as her upcoming fashion lecture in the Drake Underground.

Danielle Meder, Silhouettes and Signals, 2014. This site-specific installation is part of the Drake's current Winter exhibition.
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7 Artworks We Loved At NYC 2014 Art Week

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 2 weeks ago

With iPhones loaded heavy with art fair snaps, our curatorial team selects their seven favourite works from New York Art Week.

Maynard Monrow Work At Armory
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The Stunning Canvas of Public Spaces

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 2 weeks ago

Street art gets a bit of a bad rap, and an unfair one at that.

Stunning street art on the buildings of Poland
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Music Monday: Future Islands- Seasons (Waiting on You)

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 2 weeks ago

Drake alumni Future Islands (they played the Underground back in November) just blew the music world away with this raw and eclectic performance on the David Letterman Show last Thursday. The Baltimore natives are currently promoting their new album, Seasons , which will be out March 25th.

Future Islands
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Andrea Gibson's "The Madness Vase"

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 3 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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Five Questions: Peter Schjeldahl

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 3 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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