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November 24 2014

THINGS TO CHECK OUT THIS WEEK IN GASTOWN

GASTOWN BLACK FRIDAY

Black Friday is happening on November 28th. Instead of enduring long lineups to hop across the border, why not shop in your own backyard? Think of it as a chance to explore independent fashion without the worry of putting a dent in your wallet, or get that unique item you’ve been eyeing on. Over 30 Gastown retailers are offering special promotions in-store, so come down to the hood for a day of stress-free shopping. A list of participating stores will be posted this week on blog, so stay tuned!

shoptheneighbourhood

SHOP THE NEIGHBOURHOOD

Shop local and support small businesses this Saturday November 29th. Select stores will participate in Shop the Neighbourhood to showcase their stylish wares, one of a kind items and everything in between. Come down, get acquainted with the Gastown’s diverse set of shops, and take advantage of exclusive event day deals. Shop the Neighbourhood is happening all day long.

lamplighterpub turducken

CELEBRATE AMERICAN THANKSGIVING

In case you need an excuse to take the day off work, Lamplighter Pub is hosting an American Thanksgiving celebration on Thursday November 27th. Come by, eat some turducken for $15, drink some beers and watch football all day.

NOTTURNO FEATURES NEW MENU

Winter is coming, so why not fight the cold with bold Italian cuisine? Notturno is serving up new favourites like port and veal polpette with San Mazano. In addition to the culinary delights, you can enjoy a new set of craft cocktails created by award winning bartender, H. The Witch & The Rose might tickle your fancy with its delicious blend of Four Rosees Bouron, Strega Italian aperif, Frino dry sherry, and anise-infused honey. You can preview their new menu here.

ollalflowerswreathCREATE YOUR OWN CUSTOM HOLIDAY WREATH

If you’re looking for a new DIY project, sign up for the Olla Flowers Foraged Evergreen Wreaths workshop taking place on Sunday November 30th. You can learn how to craft a beautiful, custom wreath for your holiday décor using foraged grape vine, mixed evergreens, locally grown berries, cones and high grade ribbon. And, you’ll get to spend time in their beautiful heritage loft and get your hands on the freshest, most sustainable harvest materials, supplied by the local flower shop. The $70 cost also includes light snacks and tea. Visit here to register.

ARTSPEAK EXHIBITION

Now until January 10th, Artspeak will host Seurat and Friends featuring works from Matt Browning, Jordy Hamilton, and Gyun Hur. This contemporary art exhibition explores the dialogue of visual art and writing. Artists have produced challenging, innovative works in a diverse media. Come by and view this unique exhibition. Artspeak is open Tuesday to Sunday, 12-5pm. Visit here for more exhibition details.

hopea-trunkHOPEA TRUNK SHOW

On November 28th and 29th, Inform Interiors will welcome back Hopea and their exquisitely unique collection of jewelry pieces to our 50 Water Street showroom.

Hopea specializes in Nordic and Canadian jewelry produced between 1960 and1975 which are beautifully constructed one-of-a-kind pieces. Dazzle your love, friend or family member with something incredibly special this holiday. Learn more about Hopea on the Inform blog.

  

WEEKLY ENTERTAINMENT 

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This Tuesday November 25th, Luciterra & Chris Murdoch will celebrate the four-year anniversary of ‘The Decadent Eccentric’ at Guilt & Company. Witness the art of bellydance, contact juggling and circus in one spectacular full-length show that takes place on the last Tuesday of every month. In the upcoming show, they will take you on an elegant old-world journey with eclectic, self-mixed music. More event details are available here


Photo credit: Brutally Beautiful

MONDAY NOVEMBER 24

Live Comedy Nights at Revel Room

Kaylee Johnston & Friends at Guilt & Company 
 

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 25

Steve Kozak Blues Trio at Revel Room

Live Music Night at The Irish Heather

Luciterra & Chris Murdoch at Guilt & Company 

Tiki Tuesdays at Clough Club
 

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 26

The Revellers at Revel Room

Jen Hodge All Stars at Guilt & Company
 

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 27

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

Ground Up at Guilt & Company
 

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 28

DJ Take 5 at Milano Espresso Lounge

The Unusual Suspects with DJ Steel at The Blarney Stone

Mary Ancheta (Live Improv) at Guilt & Company
 

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 29

The Unusual Suspects with DJ Steel at The Blarney Stone

Pacifika Groove Collective at Guilt & Company
 

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 30

The Do-Rites at Revel Room

Live Jazz at Pourhouse

Harpdog Brown Trio at Guilt & Company 

Sunday Night Vinyl Night at The Diamond

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