Pop Up Wine Bar at Nouvelle Nouvelle

Nouvelle Nouvelle is hosting ‘Almost Summer,’ a pop up wine bar event happening this Thursday June 5th from 7-9 p.m. This event features wine from BC’s Roads 13 Vineyards, complimentary snacks from Nelson the Seagull, and special promotions on Nouvelle Nouvelle’s Spring/Summer merchandise.

Pin Up Hair & Make Up Workshops at New World Beauty Bar


New World Beauty Bar, a retro style beauty venue inside New World Designs, is hosting a series of pin up hair and makeup workshops every Monday in June from 6-9 p.m. Learn how to do perfect Victory rolls, finger waves, bombshell beehives, and roller sets!

June 9 – Pinup makeup and victory rolls
June 16 – Flapper styles and finger waves
June 23 – Vintage roller sets
June 30 – Beehives, big hair, and bombshells

Workshops are $40 each, or $120 to participate in all four workshops.
Space is limited! Call 604-687-3443 to register.

Winnow Wednesdays at East Van Roasters

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Join East Van Roasters for their Winnow Wednesdays to learn about chocolate making, enjoy the company of friends and try some fabulous cacao while volunteering for an important social enterprise in the downtown eastside.

What is winnowing? Winnowing is taking the papery shell off of the freshly roasted cacao bean. East Van Roasters uses 22 kg of winnowed cacao beans to make one batch of chocolate. The Winnow Workshops will be held on Wednesday June 4th and 18th, between 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.


Fritz Hansen & Poul Kjaerholm Event at Inform Interiors


Join Inform Interiors this Tuesday, June 3rd, 5-7 pm, to view Poul Kjærholm iconic pieces and to hear a short presentation celebrating Poul Kjærholm’s illustrious career by Adrian Pollack, Fritz Hansen Sales Manager. Inform Interiors will be serving traditional Danish treats and cocktails, as well as giving away a copy of Michael Sheridan’s book Poul Kjærholm Furniture Architect.

Please RSVP to info@informinteriors.com to reserve your spot.

Spirit Wrestler Northern Exposure Exhibit


The Spirit Wrestler Gallery is pleased to host the 8th annual Northern Exposure exhibition representing the graduating students and instructors of the Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art. The opportunity to have master-level instruction has attracted students from many of the Northwest Coast First Nations and each student is encouraged to explore their own tribal style, as well as finding their personal artistic voice. You can view this incredible exhibition until Saturday, June 21st.



Destructo with Sleepy Tom Live at Shine Nightclub


On Friday June 6th, Shine Nightclub will present Destructo. Destructo (Gary Richards) began DJing and producing undergrounds in the early 90s in Los Angeles, most notably creating RaveAmerica at Knotts Berry Farm. This year alone, Destructo has rocked crowds alongside Rusko, Diplo, and Fatboy Slim, as well as performing at international festivals, World Electronic Music Festival (WEMF) and Australia’s Stereosonic.


Weekly Live Entertainment


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Join Guilt & Company this Friday, June 6th for a night of infectious grooves and melodies from The Jarrod Tyler Band! If you love the sounds of Billy Joel and Paul McCartney––this is the band for you!

Monday, June 2

Mike Van Eyes at Revel Room

Terminal Station at Guilt & Company

Tuesday, June 3

Steve Kozak Blues Trio at Revel Room

Live Music Night at The Irish Heather

Funny Sexy Burlesque at Guilt & Company

Wednesday, June 4

The Revellers at Revel Room 

Bria Skonberg CD Release Party at Guilt & Company

Thursday, June 5

DJ Take 5 at Milano Espresso Lounge 

Live Music Night at The Irish Heather 

The Sheets with DJ Lickity Split at The Blarney Stone

Ground Up ft. Dutch Robinson at Guilt & Company

DJ Nick Bike at The Portside Pub

Friday, June 6

DJ Take 5 at Milano Expresso Lounge

The Unusual Suspects with DJ Steel at The Blarney Stone

Live Piano at Jules Bistro

Vinyl Ritchie & The Stunt Man at The Portside Pub

The Jarrod Tyler Band at Guilt & Company

Destructo with Sleepy Tom at Shine Nightclub

Saturday, June 7

The Unusual Suspects with DJ Steel at The Blarney Stone 

Purple Soul at Guilt & Company

Brendan Butter & DJ Relly Rels at The Portside Pub

Live Piano at Jules Bistro

Sunday, June 9

The Do-Rites at Revel Room

Sly Business at Guilt & Company 

Live Jazz at Pourhouse

Visit the Gastown Events Calendar for more details.