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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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Music

Music Monday: Little Daylight- Overdose

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 4 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, 5 months 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, 5 months 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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Art

Five Questions: Kehinde Wiley

Posted by Drake, 5 months ago

As an artist, Kehinde Wiley is both equally concerned with art history – those grand, majestic portraits by the likes of Gainsborough and Titian – as he is with representation, swapping English kings and queens for swaggering Harlem gents in their finest hip-hop frippery.

Kehinde Wiley's "Femme piquee par un serpent"
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Art

Turning Ten: Shannon Gillette Discusses our Birthday Piñata

Posted by Drake, 5 months, 1 week ago

Pinatas, for all their outlandish, paper mache glory, represent a celebration of life.

Behind the glass: Shannon Gillette's Drake Turns Ten Piñata.
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Music

Music Monday: Pinball Sessions: Hooded Fang

Posted by Drake, 5 months, 1 week ago

Hooded Fang pops at Pinball Sessions.

Hooded Fang play the 2011 Hillside Festival.
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Music

Gondry Presents Metronomy's "Love Letters"

Posted by Drake, 5 months, 1 week ago

French film visionary Michel Gondry hits the music video circuit once again, this time with Metronomy's "Love Letters."

Metronomy's "Love Letters"
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Hotel + Travel

Drake's History, Queen West's History

Posted by Drake, 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Metro News makes us a little misty-eyed with an insightful look at our history, and we weigh in.

Down The Line The Drake Hotel TIFF
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Hotel + Travel

Drake in 2014: You've come a long way, baby

Posted by Drake, 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Take a look at not only our beginnings, but the early days of a scene.

Not bad for humble beginnings, right?
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