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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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Art

Five Questions: Danielle Meder

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 1 week 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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Art

7 Artworks We Loved At NYC 2014 Art Week

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 1 week 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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Art

The Stunning Canvas of Public Spaces

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 1 week 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

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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Art

Andrea Gibson's "The Madness Vase"

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 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, 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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Music

Music Monday: Little Daylight- Overdose

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 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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Food + Drink

A little food porn, anyone?

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 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

Music Monday: Public Service Broadcasting

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 4 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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