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December 23 2013

5 THINGS TO CHECK OUT THIS WEEK IN GASTOWN

Holiday Warm Up at Guilt & Company

To anyone looking to warm themselves with sweaters and brandy, come to Guilt & Co on Monday, December 23, for one last hurrah before the holidays.

The night will warm the blackest hearts, with live performances from Parlour Roller & Teagan Johnston. Parlour Roller is a brand new musical collaboration between Skye Wallace and Benjamin Doerksen, a unique breed of intimate Canadian folk. Like an old record player in a wood fire-lit room, if you miss it, you’ll feel lonely and cold. Oh, and by the way, there’s no cover. Visit here for full details.

Orphans Christmas at the Lamplighter

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The Lamplighter is looking for volunteers to help give back to those in need. All that is required from you is to dress warm, show up at 11 a.m. on Christmas Day and be prepared to assemble a few dozen meals that you will be taking throughout the city on foot to hand to our city’s less fortunate. Volunteers will be rewarded with a fresh, warm turkey dinner with all the trimmings at the end of the day, a Christmas present from Santa himself and an evening of libations and good cheer with your friends at The Lamplighter throughout the night.

If you are available on Christmas afternoon and want to join some other “Christmas Orphans” in spreading some good cheer to those in need, then please RSVP to Dh@donnellygroup.ca.

Young and New Boxing Day Showcase at Brooklyn Gastown

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On Thursday, December 26th, join Brooklyn Gastown and Vancity Prince for an electric evening showcasing the best of Vancouver’s local Hip-Hop artists. Together they have a loaded line-up featuring SwissLizz, Cu$hmere Killa, Seemore Cash, Greg Beamish, Jay Lee, and T-Swagg. Visit here for more event details.

Delete Fridays XL Edition at Shine Nightclub

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Friday December 27, Shine presents Delete Fridays and Natural Progressions, highlighting techno, deep house, tech house, and underground sounds. Jay Tripwire, Derek Michaels, Kevin Kao, Jennifer Bass, Lisa Frank, and DJ Regular Fantacy will be bringing in the live sounds. Visit here to get on the guestlist.

Boxing Day 2013 with The Slap Mob at The Portside

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On Friday, December 27, come celebrate Boxing Day the Portside way. Come on down to drink and dance to tunes from resident Good Music DJs Rhek and Relly Rels (a.k.a. The Slap Mob) who will be throwing down from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. Visit here for more details.

For more upcoming events, visit the Gastown Events Calendar.