Live & Work

May 5 2014


Kanaka Opens in Gastown

It’s going to get more tropical in Gastown! The surf-inspired Tiki bar/lounge, Kanaka, has opened below the Blacktail Florist at 322 Water Street. Stop by and have a tropical night out with refreshing, exotic cocktails and late-night snacks.

Cork & Fin Launches New Menu


Great news, seafood lovers: Cork & Fin has launched a new menu and seafood charcuterie program. Try out their Earth vs. Ocean charcuterie and new mouthwatering seafood plates at 221 Carrall Street.

Six Acres Monthly Brewmaster Series


It’s on! Six Acres has introduced a new monthly brewmasters series, showcasing their favourite breweries combined with delicious food pairings. This month, they are featuring Central City’s Pilsner paired with pan-seared scallops, corn and wasabi peas. Come visit Six Acres at 203 Carrall Street and enjoy this month’s pairing at their cozy patio.

Notturno Features New Cocktails


Bring on the cocktails! Notturno has released a new batch of tropical-inspired cocktails for the month of May. Try ‘May the Firth Be With You,’ a mix of scotch, absinthe, wormwood tincture syrup, lemon juice, and egg whites.


Delroy Edwards Live at Shine Nightclub


On Friday May 9th, Shine Nightclub welcomes Delroy Edwards. The Los Angeles beatmaker combines house while incorporating 80s electro, acid, and Detroit techno.


Weekly Live Entertainment


Brief Encounters is coming to Gastown this week from May 8th-10th. This amazing interdisciplinary show has been thrilling audiences over the course of 20 episodes. For the 21st volume, Brief Encounters goes back to its Gastown roots and squeezes it’s big show into the intimate Guilt & Company. Ten artists of various disciplines are randomly paired and given a mere two weeks to build a performance. The results are always riveting!


Monday, May 5

Mike Van Eyes at Revel Room

Tishomingo String Band at Guilt & Company

Tuesday, May 6

Steve Kozak Blues Trio at Revel Room

Live Music Night at The Irish Heather

The Sexy Funny Burlesque Show at Guilt & Company

Wednesday, May 7

The Revellers at Revel Room 

Jen Hodge All Stars at Guilt & Company

Thursday, May 8

DJ Take 5 at Milano Expresso Lounge 

Live Music Night at The Irish Heather 

The Sheets with DJ Lickity Split at The Blarney Stone

Brief Encounters at Guilt & Company

Friday, May 9

DJ Take 5 at Milano Expresso Lounge

The Unusual Suspects with DJ Steel at The Blarney Stone

Live Piano at Jules Bistro

Flipout & Brendan Butter at Portside Pub

Brief Encounters at Guilt & Company

Delroy Edwards at Shine Nightclub

Saturday, May 10

The Unusual Suspects with DJ Steel at The Blarney Stone 

DJ Marvel & The Stunt Man at Portside Pub

Brief Encounters at Guilt & Company

Live Piano at Jules Bistro

Sunday, May 11

The Do-Rites at Revel Room

Amanada Wood at Guilt & Company 

Live Jazz at Pourhouse

Visit the Gastown Events Calendar for more details.