GLOBAL RELAY GASTOWN GRAND PRIX
The Gastown Grand Prix is back for another year of exciting cyclist action! For one afternoon, the charming cobblestone streets of Gastown are transformed into one of the fastest, best-loved and most challenging cycling race courses in North America. The rich tradition of breathtaking cycling action continues at the 40th Anniversary Edition of the Global Relay Gastown Grand Prix — Wednesday, July 10, 2013! This event is free for spectators and is guaranteed to be a fun afternoon/evening out.
Check here for more race day details.
On a final note: Free swag alert! Check out the two Gastown Grand Prix contest giveaways! Get creative and you could be the lucky winner of
DUTIL RECORDS VANCOUVER LAUNCH
This Thursday, July 11th, dutil launches the highly anticipated dutil Records label with a collaborative album featuring up-and-coming local and international artists. Come celebrate the launch of the debut series of vinyl records, The Serotonin – To Long For You Sessions – Vol. 1.
The idea behind the record is to help artists who may or may not be monetarily able to press their own vinyl records, the ability to feature their work in a medium that has been lost in the era of the digital download and internet culture. dutil loves the nostalgia and tactility that only a vinyl record can provide and wants you to hold it in your hands.
A limited number of VIP passes are available for the event. Please reserve your Vancouver pass via the tickets link or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Live performances by artists Sophia Danai, Omar Khan and two-time Grammy Winner Chin Injeti.
CHECK OUT THE RAINIER PROVISIONS NEW PARIS STYLE PATIO
The Rainier Provisions has officially unveiled their 30-seat, Paris-style patio. The original concept patio, inspired by the energetic store fronts of Parisian eateries, is the first stand-alone patio in the Lower Mainland. Designed in a ship-like frame with a Paul Smith colour palette, the Rainier Provisions patio is a cheerful addition to Gastown’s patio scene. Come check out the Rainier Provisions on the corner of Cordova and Carrall open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
NEW AND NOW OPEN: BAMBUDDA
Bambudda is now open! Fusing Chinese culture and Eastern philosophy, the newly open Bambudda is a restaurant meets cocktail bar with a modern approach to Chinese dim sum. Come by for their creatively large and traditionally-small plates of French-influenced Chinese food, unique cocktail concotions, and twenty seat patio on 99 Powell Street beside Incendio.
For more info check out our previous profile of Bambudda here.
25 GESTURES AT THE STEAMCLOCK
Photo from instagram: @mygastown
When the clock strikes noon, everyday from now until Saturday enjoy 25 Gestures, contemporary dance performances, at the Steam clock performed by Vancouver’s Co. ERASGA Dance in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Dancing on the Edge Festival.
TEES.CA CYCLING T-SHIRT COLLECTION
If you’re coming down for the Gastown Grand Prix this Wednesday, check out the cycling T-shirt collection designed by local artist S.M. Evans at Tees.ca on 227 Abbott St. There’s no better way to cheer on the local racers than by showing off your Vancouver pride with cycling Tees.