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December 2 2013

THINGS TO CHECK OUT THIS WEEK IN GASTOWN

Christmas Collaboration Party at One of a Few

Join One of a Few on December 5 from 5-9 p.m. for a Christmas party featuring collaborations with local designers Mona Sultan, Reassembly, and Lissu. There will be plenty of drinks and monogramming, and more fashionable festivities.

Alfie Italia Grand Opening Party

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Join Alfie Italia for their grand re-opening party this Thursday, December 5 from 6-11 p.m. Guests will be treated to music, fashion, drinks, and complimentary swag. Email alfieitaliastore@gmail.com to reserve your spot!

Community Thrift & Vintage Turns 2!

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Community Thrift & Vintage invites you to celebrate the two year anniversary of the Frocke Shoppe. Guests will be treated to beverages, snacks, and sales! Since it’s getting very chill out, the good folks at Community Thrift will be hosting a blanket and coat drive as well. Customers that bring a blanket or coat will receive 20% off their purchase. These coats/blankets will be donated directly to DTES shelters.

Party is Thursday Dec 5 from 6-9 p.m. at 311 Carrall Street. Come on down for drinks, holiday treats and great deals.

Winter Market at Nouvelle Nouvelle

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Join Nouvelle Nouvelle this Sunday December 8, for their annual Winter Market, featuring 14 local vendors – the perfect time to shop for holiday gifts made by local hands. Stop by their boutique at 209 Abbott Street from 12-5 p.m.

Guest Artists at Gastown Tattoo Parlour

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Gastown Tattoo Parlour will be having a few guest artists in December. Tiolu will be doing a guest spot from December 1st – 13th. Check out http://tiolu.com and contact the shop for bookings!

Stüssy Guest Artist Series: Ferry Gouw

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For the Holiday 2013 collection, Stüssy enlisted the help of London-based/Indonesian-born illustrator Ferry Gouw for an artist series of t-shirts. Since 2008 he took charge of the visual identity of Major Lazer, and various things on Diplo’s Mad Decent label. He’s worked with Bryan Ferry, Vampire Weekend, Beastie Boys, and now Stüssy. Check out Stussy’s Gastown location 49 Powell Street to get your hands on the Ferry Gouw Guest Artist Series shirts.

Shine Nightclub Celebrates 13 Years

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A staple of Vancouver’s nightlife scene for over a decade now, and situated in Vancouver’s internationally heralded Gastown neighbourhood, Shine has prided itself on providing an alternative to the typical Downtown nightclub experience.

It is with great pleasure that we announce Shine Nightclub’s 13 Year Anniversary Party, Thursday December 5th 2013 featuring headliners Oliver (L.A.), Classixx (L.A.) with MGH! (Glory Dales) and Sam Demoe. Visit here for full event information.

Zombie Disco Squad at Shine Nightclub

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Celebrate Shine’s 13 Year Anniversary, and head back over for another night of live music. On Friday December 6, Shine Nightclub presents Zombie Disco Squad with support from Ryan Wells, Justin Ricco, Mateo, Amenda, Mr. Wu (PDX), Sam Demoe, and Vinnie the Squid. Visit here for full event information.

Indoor and Outdoor Living Wreaths Workshops at Olla Flowers

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OIla Flowers is hosting indoor and outdoor living wreath workshops this week. Create a 10″ living wreath using green moss, tropical plants or succulents, and other materials to hang on your door or to use as a sustainable holiday centre piece. Cost is $45 and includes all the basic materials (tropical plants, succulents + 1 air plant) + coffee/tea and light snacks.

Saturday, Dec 6 – Indoor Living Wreaths Workshop

Sunday, Dec 7 ­– Outdoor Living Wreaths Workshop

To register, contact info@ollaflowers.com or call 604-609-6582.

Upcoming Live Music Shows & DJ Sets in Gastown

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Image courtesy of skylabsounds.com. Lookout for Skylab Sounds performing at Guilt & Company, Thursday December 5.

Monday December 2

Steve Kozark Blues Trio at Revel Room


Tuesday December 3

Mike Van Eyes at Revel Room

Vancouver International Burlesque Festival Fundraiser: Man About Town – A Gentlemanly Variety Show at Guilt & Company


Wednesday December 4

The Revellers at Revel Room

Joseph Chappel Live at The Portside Pub 


Thursday December 5

Skylab Sound at Guilt & Company

New Jack Swang with DJ She, Rod Skimmons & Shad K, and Rhek at The Portside Pub 

Friday December 6

Flipout & Brendan Butter at The Portside Pub 


Saturday December 7

Pacemakers at Guilt & Company

Sam Weber & Luca Fogale (Early Show) at The Portside Pub 

Rhek & The Stuntman at The Portside Pub 


Sunday December 8

Coldwater Road at Guilt & Company

The Do-Rites at Revel Room

For more Gastown event listings check out the Gastown Events Calendar.