Dutil. Calls for Submissions for Fade February 2014

Dutil is looking for the best raw denim fades for their 3rd Annual Fade February Contest! Enter for a chance to win a pair of jeans from Baldwin, Naked & Famous or Rogue Territory.

Dutil is accepting submissions now until Friday, February 21st, 2014. To enter, send a picture of your jeans, along with your name, # of months of wear, and # of washes to dutil@dutildnenim.com

The event takes place from 2-5 p.m., and you are required to be in-store on Saturday February 22nd, at 2:00 p.m. for registration. Dutil’s specially-appointed panel of judges will then determine this year’s 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners, which will be announced at 3 p.m. Icy cold beverages are generously sponsored by Cariboo Brewing.


Gastown Tattoo Parlour Hugabull Fundraiser


Have you been thinking about getting a tattoo? Gastown Tattoo Parlour is offering a very unique and exciting fundraiser. For a minimum donation of $160, you can chose from seven amazing Pit Bull tattoos! All proceeds to go to Hugabull Advocacy Search & Rescue Society.

Above are Mitch Kirilo’s designs and a couple of the other artists will be joining the event. It will be first come, first serve. Come out to Gastown Tattoo Parlour on Saturday, February 22 from 11a.m. to 7 p.m., and show your support! Visit here for more information.

Spirit in Motion by Jennifer Walden at Inuit Gallery


The Inuit Gallery is proud to present a collection of works by painter Jennifer Walden which explores dynamic motion in the wildlife of the north; a bear shaking water from his fur, a pack of wolves running through the snow and the flight of thousands of arctic birds. Living in Yellowknife, Walden has become celebrated for her heavily textured and richly coloured paintings of northern wildlife, landscape and character. Visit The Inuit Gallery from now until Thursday, March 6th to view her remarkable work.

L’Abattoir Dinner with Derek Dammann


L’Abattoir Restaurant is very excited to be welcoming Derek Dammann of Montreal’s Maison Publique for the evening of Thursday, February 20th. Derek will collaborate with the kitchen team at L’Abattoir to create a special seven course meal paired with wines and cocktails. Reservations are available 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Tickets are $150 per guest exclusion of taxes
(including beverage pairings and gratuity)

Seating for the Chef Dammann dinner is limited, so reserve your tickets today by calling 604.568.1701 or emailing info@labattoir.ca.  Please note this event is not suitable for vegetarians.

The Golden Tour at The Portside Pub


This Tuesday, February 18th, RELIC, Fresh Kils, Ghettosocks Attikus, Immaculate and Chadio are teaming up for a live hip hop show at The Portside Pub.

Cost: $5 – Tuesday night special cover
Doors open at 10pm. Show starts shortly after.
Party goes until 2 a.m.


Live Entertainment in Gastown


A fresh batch of live performers will be showcasing their talent in Gastown. Folk fans can enjoy the sounds of Coldwater Road (pictured above), one of the Top 20 un-signed B.C. bands in the 2013 Peak Performance Project. If you’re out with friends, grab a partner and dance to The Revellers’ live set of Texas swing and Rockability music. View the rest of this week’s lineup below:

Monday, February 17

Mike Van Eyes at Revel Room

Coldwater Road at Guilt & Company

Tuesday, February 18

Steve Kozak Blues Trio at Revel Room

Live Music Night at The Irish Heather

Le Cabaret Du Passe at Guilt & Company

Wednesday February 19

The Revellers at Revel Room

Jen Hodge All Stars at Guilt & Company

Thursday February 20

Live Music Night at The Irish Heather

The Chaperones: Alex Maher, Tim Proznick and Scott Tucker at Guilt & Company

The Sheets with DJ Lickity Split at The Blarney Stone

Friday February 21

Live Piano at Jules Bistro

The Unusual Suspects with DJ Steel at The Blarney Stone

Flip Out and Relly Rels at The Portside Pub

DJ Ecos at Brooklyn Gastown

We’re From ‘Hey Ocean’ at Guilt & Company

Saturday February 22

Live Piano at Jules Bistro

The Unusual Suspects with DJ Steel at The Blarney Stone

DJ Johnny Omega, Rachel Sehl and Special Guest at Brooklyn Gastown

Caulk at Guilt & Company

Sunday February 23

The Do-Rites at Revel Room

Live Jazz at Pourhouse

Harpdog and The Bloodhounds at Guilt & Company

Visit the Gastown Events Calendar for more event details.