Channel 416 | Cities: Glenn Gould’s Toronto (1979, CBC)
Monday, Dec 5, 2016
Music lovers and urban developers unite! The latest edition of CHANNEL 416 takes a rare glimpse into Toronto history with the help of an unlikely tour guide.
Even after achieving unprecedented international fame, the brilliant yet idiosyncratic piano prodigy Glenn Gould continued to live, work, and record in Toronto. Wearing his trademark overcoat in the summer heat, Glenn guides viewers on a tour of his late-seventies-era hometown, from Fort York to North York, editorializing on the sights and sounds of his modern city. Highlights include Gould singing Mahler to elephants at the zoo and a rare live performance on a church organ.
Two Ryes, Two Bourbons, & Two Scotches with Mark Bylok
Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016
Mark Bylok, best-selling author and whisky podcaster, takes the audience through his favourite ryes, bourbons, and scotches. In each category, you'll taste unique expressions and hear the stories behind the whiskies. Included in the tasting is a welcome cocktail.
The Spoke Club Book Club Meeting Presented with Simon and Schuster Canada
Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016
Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen was an instant New York Times bestseller and has been receiving rave reviews around the world. Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life, bringing to these pages the same honesty, humor, and originality found in his songs. This is a book for workers and dreamers, parents and children, lovers and loners, artists, freaks, or anyone who has ever wanted to be baptized in the holy river of rock and roll.
Spoke Holiday Party 2016
Friday, Dec 16, 2016
‘Tis the season to drink mulled wine and join in all the reindeer games! Our Annual Holiday Party is just around the corner and we’re planning on spreading cheer, joy, and love through music, food, and festive fun. Join us for a prix-fixe dinner while you are serenaded with all the tunes you sang growing up. To enjoy the show, please make a dinner reservation with Concierge. If you prefer a more serene atmosphere, cozy up in the Glass House with some spiked hot apple cider while watching the snowfall blanket the city. For reservations of 8 or more, a valid credit card will be required to secure your booking.
New Year’s Eve | Moon Over Shanghai
Saturday, Dec 31, 2016
This New Year's Eve, The Spoke Club will transport you halfway across the world to the opulent, lavish city of Shanghai! A symbol of joy and good fortune, the club will be bathed in red while the smooth sounds of live jazz fill the air as we countdown to 2017. DJ Justin Croker will be spinning all your favourite tracks as you kick up your heels and dance the night away. Make your resolutions at The Spoke Club this year – they'll be sure to come true!