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The Power Plant Needs You

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 6 months ago

We love our friends + cultural partners and one of our BFF's is The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery. Since its inception in 1987, The Power Plant has housed large-scale installations from the best + brightest in Canadian art, including Micah Lexier, Shary Boyle, Evan Penny, Janet Cardiff + George Bures Miller, Royal Art Lodge, Michael Snow, Eldon Garnet, Guy Maddin, General Idea and pretty much anyone else you can think of.

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Meet Ariel

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 6 months ago

Meet Ariel, the newest member of the Drake's permanent art collection. You'll find this beauty by artist Janet Werner gracing the staircase that leads from the Lounge to the Sky Yard.

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Back to School with Artscape's Hall Pass

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 6 months ago

On Thursday evening a crew from the Drake’s corporate headquarters was given a chance to flex their creative muscles at Hall Pass, an event celebrating the opening of Artscape Youngplace.

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Douglas Coupland Roundup

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 7 months ago

We’ve gone a bit Coupland crazy here at the Drake with the iconic writer and artist’s recent installation Universal Luggage Bar Code Sunset: Vancouver to Toronto in the art alcove at Drake One Fifty, our standalone restaurant in Toronto’s Financial District.

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Dispatch from Frieze London

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 7 months ago

The Drake’s curator Mia Nielsen is in London, U.K. for the Frieze Art Fair. She’s sent us a few of her favourites from the show to share with you, fellow art fiends.

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Nuit Blanche 2013: Postcards from the Future

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 8 months ago

We're so excited to participate in Nuit Blanche for the seventh year in a row! Join us for a night of no sleep, filled with art as Postcards from the Future take over Drake with site-specific installations by Alex McLeod, Jesse Harris + Tristram Lansdowne.

We're also keeping the party going 'til 4AM at The Drake Hotel + Drake One Fifty featuring the sounds of DJ Nana, Never Forgive Action (with Big Jacks & Royale, DJ Numeric, DJ Dalia + hosted by More or Les) and Johnny Hockin.

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