June 8 2015
THINGS TO CHECK OUT THIS WEEK IN GASTOWN
Written by Gastown Admin
MEADOW GIFTS WORKSHOP SERIES
Ditch your DIY board on Pinterest and join Meadow Gifts & Apparel as they partner with the lovely gals from Bauble Babes to host a June workshop series.
Guest can learn to make hanging ceramic planter at their upcoming workshop this Thursday June 11th, and on Thursday June 18th, Meadow is offering a beginner’s calligraphy class. These evenings will be full of delicious refreshments and fun, so grab your mum, partner or friend and come learn a new skill in an enjoyable environment.
ESPACE D. SHOWCASES IEVA BAKLANE
Designer Pierre Derreumaux curates a mix of home décor and local art in his gallery boutique, espace d. For this season, espace d is now featuring new vibrant artworks by Ieva Baklane.
Her abstract work, strongly influenced by architecture’s light, form and colour, as well as the surf and skateboard culture, offers the observer a wonderful puzzle of colours and geometric shapes with a depth reminiscent of three-dimensional art. Come by espace d to check out her work.
INFORM & CASSINA PRESENT MARIO BELLINI
Inform is welcoming a special guest to their showroom on Thursday, June 18th from 5 to 7pm. Acclaimed designer and architect Mario Bellini will be joining them to talk about his strong relationship with Cassina and the international architectural projects which have made him one of the most influential architects of our times.
BRING ON THE PATIOS
It looks like the heat is upon us – and what better than to soak it all in than grabbing a nosh by the patio. Gastown restaurants are opening their patios, so if you’re heading out to lunch check out the following Gastown restaurants:
131 Water Kitchen & Bar, Bambo Café, The Black Frog, Blarney Stone, Brioche, Chill Winston, The Cambie, Flying Pig, Gringo, Incendio, Jules Bistro, Lamplighter, Old Spaghetti Factory, Peckinpah, Secret Location, Six Acres, Steamworks, Tacofino, and Water Street Café.
NEW MENU AT NOTTURNO
To kick off the summer season, Notturno has launched their June food and cocktail menus. Cool off with The Vlasic, a refreshing mix with hints of toasted dill, tarragon bitters and cucumber. For a throwback, the classic Painkiller, a tropical drink concocted in the 70’s in the British Virgin Islands, fuses dark rum, pineapple, and coconut cream.
Pair it all with The Long Board, an assortment of terrines, pates, and delicious accoutrements. Local offerings like B.C. octopus, veal pipette and vitello tonnato round out the menu. Also, Notturno’s wine dinner series returns this month, and the event date will be announced soon.
The highly anticipated Bauhaus Restaurant has opened its doors last month offering a new style of German cuisine created by Michelin Star Chef, Stefan Hartmann.
Over the past decade Hartmann has worked in some of Europe’s most notable Michelin Star restaurants and has caught the attention of food critics all over the world. Tim Adams will lead the operations at the Bauhaus restaurant as General Manager. Tim was instrumental in managing England’s most prestigious establishments including Kensington Palace, Tower of London and Hampton Court Palace. He’s also hosted many high profile guests including the Prime Minister, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Her Majesty the Queen and members of the Royal Family.
Behind Bauhaus is Uwe Boll, who many know from his film career. However, it is Boll’s personal interests in international cuisine that led him to bring high‐end food products, such as Casa Gusta olive oil, to Canada for many years. His passion for exceptional food and ingredients is the inspiration for this endeavor.
The new restaurant will boast 100 seats with a large open concept kitchen, personal Chefs table, private dining room, and wine room.
The Gastown Cabaret will hit the stage at Guilt & Company this Tuesday June 9th. Homage to the cabaret style popularized during the 1920s, this production invites the relaxation of censorship. Prepare to be captivated by their rotating cast of belly dancers, drag performers, chorus girls, comedians, thrilling live stunts, contortionists, singers, musicians, and burlesque performers.
MONDAY JUNE 8
Arielle Deem at Guilt & Company
TUESDAY JUNE 9
Steve Kozak Blues Trio at Revel Room
Live Music Night at The Irish Heather
Gastown Cabaret at Guilt & Company
WEDNESDAY JUNE 10
The Revellers at Revel Room
Jen Hodge All Stars at Guilt & Company
Vanic Freefvded at M.I.A.
THURSDAY JUNE 11
Mike Van Eyes at Revel Room
Live Music Night at The Irish Heather
Rock & Reggae with LaBidos Live at The Blarney Stone
Malcolm Aiken Quartet at Guilt & Company
FRIDAY JUNE 12
The Sheets Live at The Blarney Stone
Bazooka Picnic at Guilt & Company
SATURDAY JUNE 13
The Unusual Suspects with DJ Steel at The Blarney Stone
Giraffe Aftermath at Guilt & Company
SUNDAY JUNE 14
The Do-Rites at Revel Room
Live Jazz at Pourhouse
Dave Martone at Guilt & Company