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  • Travel back in time with three of Toronto's finest comic minds as they celebrate the ordinary and glamourize the mundane. These acclaimed, award-winning performers look back through the ages to bring you "The Greatest Improvised Scenes Ever Performed"! Made up from scratch before your very eyes! And replete with witty dialogue, commercial breaks and occasional emotional breakdowns!

    Featuring Second City alumni Matt Baram (CityTV's Seed) and Naomi Snieckus (CBC's Mr. D.) as well as Chris Gibbs (Winnipeg Comedy Festival)!

    This month, Michal Grajewski (CBC's Rick Mercer Report) joins us for our radio play! We also are just tickled to have musical guest Brandon Firla of The Rumoli Brothers! With a special appearance by Kurt Firla!

    We also have the multiple Dora Winning Waylen Miki on the keys!

    So grab a tux, a tie, a frock, a boa,and join us at THE CARNEGIE HALL SHOW!

    "The geniuses behind the Carnegie Hall Show make their high wire act look easy ... A MUST SEE"
    NNNN's - NOW Magazine

    "This show is in a class above"
    - The Torontoist's STEVE FISHER

    "Nose snorting, thigh slapping, stomach hurting, pee your pants laughing"
    - MOONEY ON THEATRE

    • Venue: Underground
    • Type: Comedy
    • Cover: $18.00
    • Time: Aug. 27, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
  • Who, What, Where, When, Wednesdays!

    Teams of 4 or less put their random knowledge to the test as hosts Megan Griffith-Greene and Jeromy Lloyd fire off questions ranging from sporting records and celebrity scandals to geographic discoveries and culinary lingo.

    It’s only $2 to participate and the winning table gets an $80 Drake Gift Card, not to mention bragging rights! So grab a brew, enjoy a whole lot of laughs and get ready to play.

    • Venue: Lounge
    • Type: Games
    • Cover: $2
    • Time: Aug. 27, 2014, 8 p.m.
  • Known for getting crowds off their feet, local favourite DJ Your Boy Brian seamlessly blends all genres into a feel-good party mix. Part of the More Proof collective, DJ Your Boy Brian takes having fun very, very seriously. Check out his mix from the White Light Series before stopping by the Lounge for a night of carefree fun.

    • Venue: Lounge
    • Type: DJ
    • Cover: $10
    • Time: Aug. 29, 2014, 10 p.m.
  • DJ/Producers RYNECOLOGIST, who mixes cheese with class, and MEECH, dubbed as Toronto's house maestro, join forces for ELEMENTARY, a new monthly party in the Drake Underground.

    • Venue: Underground
    • Type: DJ
    • Cover: $10
    • Time: Aug. 29, 2014, 11 p.m.
  • Local wordsmiths and performers shine at Toronto Poetry Slam, providing an evening of spoken word, lyrical mastery and friendly competition before an always packed house. $80 goes to the best performance of the night, so if you think your literary creations have what it takes to win, be sure to sign up at 7:30PM. And don't forget your sense of humour!

    • Venue: Underground
    • Type: Other
    • Cover: $5
    • Time: Aug. 30, 2014, 7 p.m.
  • Every Sunday morning to afternoon, our very talented staff host the Timberlost + friends mini market. There are beautiful flowers from Timberlost, with rotating wares ranging from stationary to street art.

    • Venue: The Drake Hotel
    • Type: Other
    • Cover: Free
    • Time: Aug. 31, 2014, 11 a.m.
  • Join us for Sky Yard Sundays complete with brunch, booze + a ton of fun in the Sun(day).

    Make your weekend last longer with Drake's Sky Yard party and fuel up with a late brunch or refreshing Coronas; to ensure that you can dance all day to the sounds of our weekly live DJs from 4PM-8PM.

    • Venue: Sky Yard
    • Type: DJ
    • Cover: FREE
    • Time: Aug. 31, 2014, 4 p.m.
  • Cozy up on our café patio + get cracking on a hearty one-pound lobster feast with all the fixings for just $36.95.

    While enjoying your lobster feast, wet your whistle with a cold bottle of Corona. Each lobster is paired with favourites from Chef Darren Glew including Mexican corn, smoked potato salad, coleslaw, jalapeño cheddar biscuit, hot butter and finish off with a 'fool in a jar' (chocolate-cream, custard + cake).

    Bibs + lobster crackers included.

    All reservations are pre-paid. Book your spot by giving us a shout at 416. 531. 5042 ext. 1 or drop us a line.

    • Venue: Café
    • Type: Foodie
    • Cover: $36.95 (plus tax + gratuity)
    • Time: Aug. 31, 2014, 7 p.m.
  • The girls have been whittling their sticks, bird watching, working on their "counselling skills" and whipping the campy campers into shape allllll summer long. Now it's time for them to show their stuff in the Drake Underground for their first CAMP on Queen West.

    Join Judy Virago and Igby Lizzard for an evening of camp cabaret featuring performances from members of the House of Filth and friends...

    Allysin Chaynes
    Boy Pussy
    Buzz Huneedew
    Champagna Enemea
    Dolly Berlin
    Leelando Mitchell
    LeeLee Davis
    Matthew Lindholm
    Nancy Bocock
    Scarlett BoBo

    • Venue: Underground
    • Type: Live, Art, Other, Comedy, Theatre
    • Cover: $10
    • Time: Aug. 31, 2014, 8 p.m.