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October 20 2014

THINGS TO CHECK OUT THIS WEEK IN GASTOWN

INDOCHINO OPENING NEW VANCOUVER SHOWROOM

Online custom suit shop, Indochino is opening their new showroom this Wednesday Oct 23rd. Indochino creates made-to-measure custom suits – shoppers can choose from a selection of high quality fabrics and add unique customizations from buttons and vents to pockets and lapels. In the showroom, customers can have their measurements taken, view the fabric varieties, and receive style advice in person. Come take a look at their new Vancouver showroom located at 159 Water St and call 604-336-7674 to book an appointment.

DUTIL HOSTS ‘SHRINK IN THE TUB’ EVENT

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To celebrate the highly anticipated collaboration of IDC (International Design Collective) and Pure Blue Japan, dutil is throwing the last pool party of the season – on their sidewalk. Come down on Friday Oct 24th at 12:30pm, to enjoy drinks, listen to some summer jams and watch a live demonstration of the shrink-to-fit denim process. And if you’re feeling adventurous, you can pick up a pair of the exclusive XX007 jeans for 30% off on the day. Visit here for more information.

THE BLARNEY STONE HALLOWEEN PARTY

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The Blarney Stone is set to throw two events for Halloween. On Hallows’ Eve, Thursday Oct 30th, the Gastown establishment will celebrate with live music by The Sheets & DJ Steel and host a balloon drop and countdown at midnight. A separate celebration will take place on Halloween night (Friday Oct 31st) with live rock by the Unusual Suspects & DJ Steel. Visit here for more event information.

EXPERIENCE THE DRAM ROOM

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It’s never too early to plan for the next month’s festivities. If you like great food, great people and great whisky, Tuc Craft Kitchen will host an exclusive opportunity on November 25, between 7-10pm to enjoy dinner and a four-flight tasting of The Glenlivet Distillery. Lead by Keith Trusler, Glenlivet Distillery will bring a guided tasting of four of their single malts. Tickets are $50 each with limited availability. Visit here to reserve your spot now.

LE PETITE MORT

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Step into Guilt & Company on the third Tuesday of each month to see Le Cabaret Du Passe. A dash of the macabre and a stroll on the wild side awaits you with performances by local burlesque sensations Melody Mangler, Voodoo Pixie, Spooksy Delune, and Lola Frost. This Tuesday October 21st, the talented group will perform ‘Le Petite Mort’, a special October edition of Cabaret Du Passe. Visit here for more event details.

  

Don’t forget… 

DSC 0809GAME & MUSHROOM FESTIVAL

In celebration of harvesting season, Sardine Can is participating in the 9th annual Game & Wild Mushroom Festival. From now until November 2nd, they will offer guests a selection of local foraged mushrooms, flavourful game meats, and other specialty foods with daily chalkboard specials and fine wines to accompany them. Call Sardine Can (604-568-1350) for more details. 

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WINTER MENU LAUNCH AT CHILL WINSTON

If you like farm-to-table, Chill Winston has launched a new menu showcasing a range of locally sourced meats and organic products. This season, they will feature octopus on crostini, duck taco, suckling pig platter, and a few vegan-friendly options. Visit here to view their new list of offerings.

  

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DRESSING UP FOR HALLOWEEN

Halloween is right around the corner! If you’re scrambling to put together a costume, there are plenty of things around the neighbourhood from Victorian-inspired dresses to neon-coloured wigs. Take a look at what these 5 Gastown shops are offering for Halloween.

  

WEEKLY ENTERTAINMENT
 

Monday, October 20

Live Comedy Nights at Revel Room

Sly Business at Guilt & Company 

Tuesday, October 21

Steve Kozak Blues Trio at Revel Room

Live Music Night at The Irish Heather

Le Cabaret Du Passe at Guilt & Company 

Tiki Tuesdays at Clough Club
 

Wednesday, October 22

The Revellers at Revel Room

Jen Hodge All Stars at Guilt & Company
 

Thursday, October 23

Mike Van Eyes at Revel Room

DJ Take 5 at Milano Espresso Lounge  

Live Music Night at The Irish Heather 

The Sheets with DJ Lickity Split at The Blarney Stone

Dutch Robinson at Guilt & Company
 

Friday, October 24

DJ Take 5 at Milano Espresso Lounge

The Unusual Suspects with DJ Steel at The Blarney Stone

Flipout & Brendan Butter at The Portside Pub

Tim Proznick, Shaun Verrault & Darren Parris at Guilt & Company
 

Saturday, October 25

The Unusual Suspects with DJ Steel at The Blarney Stone

LOKO Boy & Relly Rels at The Portside Pub

TBA at Guilt & Company 
 

Sunday, October 26

The Do-Rites at Revel Room

Live Jazz at Pourhouse

Sunday Night Vinyl Night at The Diamond

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