Live & Work

March 3 2014


Star Wars x Santa Cruz Skateboards at Menu Skate Shop

Menu Skate Shop is now carrying the Limited Edition Star Wars collection of skateboards. Known for some of the most iconic graphics in skateboarding history, Santa Cruz has created original illustrated graphics of the classic Star Wars™ characters available on both decks and complete cruzer skateboards. Stop by Menu Skate Shop at 114 Water Street to get your hands on these limited edition skateboards.

Nike Pop Up Shop at Livestock Gastown

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Livestock has teamed up with Nike to host an in store take over at their Gastown location. Stop by Livestock at 239 Abbott Street to catch the release of Nike’s best running, basketball, and lifestyle products for men and women.



Steamworks & Brassneck Brewmasters Dinner


Join Steamworks Pub on Wednesday, March 12th for a special Brewmasters Dinner hosted by Caolan Vaughan of Steamworks and Conrad Gmoser of Brassneck Brewing. The Brewmasters Dinner includes a four-course dinner, welcome cask creation by Tak Guenette, and four 5 oz. pairings.

Featured pairings:

Newly Released Firewalker Smokey Porter
Copper Roof E.S.B.
Imperial Red Ale
Rye Stout 

Menu pairings by Chef Cory Chapman
Tickets: $45 per person


Nicli Introduces Three-Course Prix Fixe Pizza Appassionato Menu

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Starting Monday March 3rd, Nicli will give you the opportunity to wine and dine like a true Italian. Nicli is combining its amore of fine vino and Neapolitan pizza in a special three-course prix fixe Pizza Appassionato Menu for Two priced at $45. Each menu includes a shared antipasti, two pizzas and dessert. The Pizza Appassionato Menu is available only Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for either lunch or dinner and it will change weekly to reflect the seasonal availability of ingredients. 

The inaugural Pizza Appassionato Menu for Two will be offered March 3-5 and includes: 
• Antipasti (to share): Mozzarella di Bufala Campania, confit grape tomatoes, pesto, balsamic reduction with parmesan-oregano flatbread
• Pizza (choose one of each option or two of one): Option One – pomodoro, grana padano, fior di latte, oregano, sliced red onions and Two Rivers dry-cured chorizo  Option Two: EVOO, grana padano, roasted red onions, gorgonzola, Serrano ham, arugula and a balsamic reduction
• Dolci (one each): house made vanilla gelato with Sicilian olive oil and sea salt 

Drop by Nicli Antica Pizzeria any Monday through Wednesday for lunch or dinner, indulge your love of pizza by ordering the Pizza Appassionato Menu for Two, and you could also win a superb bottle of Italian wine. Each time a Pizza Appassionato Menu for Two is purchased, one name will be entered into a monthly draw to win a very special bottle of wine that will be enjoyed with your next meal at Nicli.

Rodney’s Oyster House Features B.C. Pairing


Rodney’s Oyster House is a proud participant of B.C. Perfect Pair. Stop by Rodney’s Oyster House at 52 Powell Street and enjoy their B.C. Wine Pairings with or world renowned B.C. oysters, happening now until Sunday, March 9th.

PULP – The launch of a biannual art exhibition at The Portside Pub


Join The Portside Pub on Friday March 7th, 7-10 p.m. for the first installment of PULP, a biannual art exhibition benefiting A Better Life Foundation.

Some of Vancouver’s most exciting artists were enlisted to blend archival imagery of Vancouver’s maritime history with art inspired by men’s adventure magazines and vintage pulp iconography.

The original works will be auctioned off at the end of the installment. The recouped costs will be donated to A Better Life Foundation, which helps to feed, train and employ residents of the Downtown Eastside.

Featured artists:
– Drew Young
– Caroline Weaver
– Francis Tiffany
– Ilya Viryachev
– Jay Senetchko
– Stefan Tosheff
– Noah Stacey


Weekly Live Entertainment in Gastown


Image courtesy of | Look out for Digitalism performing live Friday March 7th at Shine Nightclub

This Friday March 7th, German electro duo, Digitalism, will be performing live at Shine Nightclub. The duo is pioneering the electro-punk and indie dance movements, making appearances at festivals such as Coachella and various clubs worldwide. EVENT DETAILS. View the rest of this week’s lineup of live performances happening in Gastown:

Monday March 3

Mike Van Eyes at Revel Room

Terminal Station at Guilt & Company

Tuesday March 4

Steve Kozak Blues Trio at Revel Room

Live Music Night at The Irish Heather

Risqué Cabaret Le Cabaret du Passé at Guilt & Company

Wednesday March 5

The Revellers at Revel Room

Jen Hodge All Stars at Guilt & Company

Thursday March 6

The Sheets with DJ Lickity Split at The Blarney Stone

Dutch Robinson at Guilt & Company

Friday March 7

Live Piano at Jules Bistro

Brendan Butter & Relly Rels at Portside Pub

Digitalism at Shine Nightclub

Saturday March 8

Live Piano at Jules Bistro

The Unusual Suspects with DJ Steel at The Blarney Stone

Rhek & Stuntman at Portside Pub

Sunday March 9 

The Do-Rites at Revel Room

Live Jazz at Pourhouse

Visit the Gastown Events Calendar for more details.