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Beyond #Basic: Our Top Instagram Accounts to Follow Now

Posted by Drake, 2 years ago

Tired of the never-ending stream of #selfies? Bored of pictures of #babies and #brunch flooding your Instagram feed? Mia Nielsen, Rea McNamara, and Nathan Stein – the triple threat behind the Drake Hotel’s Arts, Culture + Music Programming – give you their top picks of Instagram accounts to follow to keep you entertained, inspired, and are most importantly, beyond #basic.

Drake Instagram Picks

Going Everywhere and Anywhere with Douglas Coupland

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 1 month ago

From Microserfs to Kitty Clone, Douglas Coupland has continued the distinctly Canadian tradition of McLuhanian thought regarding society, technology and culture. On now until April 26, Douglas Coupland: everywhere is anywhere is everything is the first major survey of the writer and artist's work, taking place at two notable Toronto institutions, the ROM and MOCCA.

Douglas Coupland Slogans

Drake Devonshire Artist In Residence: Winnie Truong

Posted by Rea McNamara, 2 years, 1 month ago

Earlier this month, Toronto artist Winnie Truong was one of the first artists to participate in our Drake Devonshire Artist-in-Residence programme. We caught up with her about her time at the Lake, where she discussed the work she did as well as delved further into the nature of her practice.

Winnie Truong at the Lake

Art Exhibits Toronto | Jean-Michel Basquiat at the AGO

Posted by Aileen Jang, 2 years, 1 month ago

The late, Jean-Michel Basquiat's "Now's The Time" lands at the AGO.


Some Food for Thought: 5 Questions with Charlotte Ficek

Posted by Nicholas Chong, 2 years, 2 months ago

Why keeping fast food in the friendzone may be your best option. Have a look at what artist Charlotte Ficek has to say about her latest in food art!

Charlotte (1)

Short List Sundays: Movie Night With Drake

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 3 months ago

Drake’s screening the golden boy’s best (we're making dinner too).

Short List Sunday