Shopping & Style

May 15 2019

Hooray! It’s Fluevog Day!

  Gastown has quite the history. This is where Vancouver was born. We all know about old Gassy Jack. And the steam clock is a constant reminder that once upon a time in the 70’s, this weird and wonderful little place redefined itself, and once again, rose from obscurity into a bright shining star. Today …

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This Week In Gastown

March 25 2019

This Week In Gastown

  Birds, Bears and other Beasts – New Work by Jennifer Walden Innuit Gallery March 25 to April 12 Jennifer Walden has become known for her robust paintings of animals in the northern landscape, accomplished in richly textured paint. Over the past few years Jennifer has been studying the techniques Italian master painters used to render …

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This Week In Gastown

January 21 2019

This Week In Gastown

Live Music Series Pourhouse MONDAY, JANUARY 21 8 – 11:00 PM Featuring: 2 – Bit Horse 2-Bit Horse are a Burnaby/ New Westminster based band who perform a high energy mix of Honky Tonk, Rockabilly & Blues. The band features singer & acoustic guitarist Jeff Neufeld, electric guitarist Gord Smithers, upright bassist Pat Darcus & Steve Taylor on percusion. …

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Eat & Drink

September 17 2018

This Week In Gastown

  PAINT THE TOWN BLUE STREET PARTY Thursday September 20 4 – 7:00 PM Six Hundred Four #101 – 123 Cambie Street Come Paint The Town Blue in Gastown this Thursday Sep 20 from 4-7 pm and celebrate the unveiling of a new mural and sneaker collaboration between Vancouver artist and illustrator Carson Ting, Six …

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Culture

August 24 2018

Svetlana Fouks from Gastown’s Coastal Peoples Gallery

  Gastown is lucky to have so many fine restaurants, shops, cafés and interesting places for visitors and locals to hang out in. Many people come here for all that. But there is a growing trend among art collectors, (including many locals), in acquiring high quality First Nations art, particularly from the west coast of …

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Culture

August 15 2018

Photo Journal: Gastown Doors

“There are so many doors to open. I am impatient to begin.” ―from  ‘Flowers for Algernon’ by  Daniel Keyes. Doors can reveal a lot about the space to which they allow one to enter and to leave from. They are often your first point of physical contact, and your last, between the divide that separates …

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Live & Work

July 4 2018

Interview with James Falconer from Gastown’s John Casablancas Institute

  For Gastown locals, it’s a common sight; for others, it may come as an unexpected surprise. Creatures, ghouls, bald headed aliens, sprites and fairies slip into laneways and alcoves, a photographer in tow, parading and showing off their transformations. These otherworld beings are students from the makeup artistry program at Gastown’s John Casablancas Institute …

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Culture

June 21 2018

Celebrating Indigenous Art In Gastown

  June 21 marks a very important day in this country – National Indigenous Peoples Day, formerly known as National Aboriginal Day. National Indigenous Peoples Day (Journée nationale des peuples autochtones) is a day recognising and celebrating the cultures and contributions of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis Indigenous peoples in Canada. In Gastown, the artistic merits of …

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