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Pixel & Bristle X Drake Underground Holiday Market

Posted by Madeleine Till, 1 month ago

Looking to load up on design savvy holiday gifts? Impress your friends (or treat yourself) with a little something from Pixel & Bristle’s annual Holiday Market in the Drake Underground.

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Drake Art x Art Toronto: Q+A w/ Susannah Rosenstock

Posted by Mia Nielsen, 1 month, 3 weeks ago

We've been together for four years, Art Toronto, and that's a big deal. We're excited to move in and make ourselves at home w/ Art Bistro and Bar x Drake! Before we take this huge step, The Drake's in-house curator and head of cultural programming, Mia Nielson, takes a minute to chat with Art Toronto Director Susannah Rosenstock.

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Studio Visit w/ Collage Artist Jenn Murphy

Posted by Madeleine Till, 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Artist Jennifer Murphy’s collages explore the natural cycles of life, death, and rebirth. This fall, Jenn is contributing to the Drake Art’s annual Art Toronto artist activations as well as working on a printed multiple for guests of our Dinner Party.

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ALL THE PEOPLE YOU'LL SEE AT CRIT NIGHT

Posted by Kayleigh Robinson, 1 month, 4 weeks ago

We at The Drake would like to note that you won’t be graded at crit night and it is completely free (no pesky student loans required)!

To help paint a better picture (sorry- terrible art pun) of Crit Night, here is a list of the types of people you’ll see at the event.

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Kate Benedict & Tamara Hart: Curating For Unconventional Spaces

Posted by Madeleine Till, 3 months, 4 weeks ago

We sat down with emerging curatorial duo Kate Benedict and Tamara Hart to talk collaboration, curating for unconventional spaces, and their exhibition take your legs and your shoes (on view at The Drake Hotel until October 17).

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Sarah Choi on Dance, Film, and How Her Life Turned Upside Down Overnight

Posted by Madeleine Till, 4 months, 2 weeks ago

"I’ve always been passionate about dance films, and I’ve always wanted to create my own film festival. So at this point in my life, it was like 'Why not!' I had lost everything, which also meant I could do whatever I wanted." This past June, filmmaker Sarah Choi partnered with Momentum Dance Toronto to bring the 1st Annual Lights Dance Festival to the Drake Hotel.

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