Live & Work

November 22 2015

THIS WEEK IN GASTOWN

THIS JUST IN:

Shebeen, Gastown’s go-to whiskey spot tucked behind the Irish Heather, was recently named one of the ‘Top 10 International Irish whiskey bars,’ in  the 3rd annual Irish Whiskey Awards. Shebeen tied for the gold medal with Scholars Lounge in Rome.

Get A Free Lunch 

Try to read this without your mouth watering. Launching Tuesday, November 24, the Rainier will be temporarily transformed into the KRAVE Kanteen Pop-up.

Couples who sign up, they will be treated to a glass of wine each, a bottle of S.Pellegrino and a tasty spread to share, including KRAVE Jerky mac & cheese, KRAVE Jerky charcuterie and KRAVE Jerky flat bread – all on the house.Space is still available for lunch or dinner from November 24 – 27, all you have to do is sign up on the event website!


Eat Italian Gas Station Food, Also for Free

Salt Tasting Room has partnered with local favourite, Urbani Foods to give you a taste of what it’s like to take an Italian road trip. Inspired by the gas stations in Italy, menu items will include things like Venetian Tea sandwiches, fresh sausages and Arancini balls, which will be free with a glass of wine or beer flight.
In North America, “gas station food” isn’t exactly a byword for quality, but such is not the case in Italy.

Alfa Romeo not included. 

Learn How To Make Cartoons For A Living

This Thursday, November 26th, VFS is holding a free animation workshop at their Cordova campus. It’s an open house for anyone interested in making a career in animation.  

You’ll get to meet folks who have worked on movies like Guardians of the Galaxy and Harry Potter to Iron Man 3, and have any of your pressing questions about making it in the animation biz answered.

Get Lost In Bobbie Burgers’ Art

On Wednesday the 25th, Inform Interiors will be celebrating their window display featuring the work of Bobbie Burgers. If you wanna attend the event,

RSVP to info@informinteriors.com to secure your sport. Bobbie’s Bau-Xi Gallery exhibition will run from November 19th to December 3rd at Inform. 

Embrace Bad Ideas at Guilt & Co.

This Tuesday, November 24th, The Bad Ideas Cabaret curated by Jeff Gladstone, are bringing their special brand of Rockabilly-Noir Cabaret to hallowed underground of Guilt & Co. 


Jeff Gladstone & The Bad Ideas are a Vancouver-based band that’ll make you feel like you’re in the middle over your very own noir film. They blend elements of Blues, Swing, Film Noir and Old West into a live theatrical musical experience.

Doors are at 7 p.m., show’s at 9:30pm. Pay-What-You-Can. 

Monday

Robin Layne Marimba @ Guilt & Co.

Tuesday 

Steve Kozak @ Revel Room 

Live Irish Music @ Irish Heather 

Sweet and Hot Wednesday w/ Jen Hodge All Stars @ Guilt & Co. 

Wednesday 

The Revellers @ Revel Room 

Thursday 

Mike Van Eyes @ Revel Room 

Live Piano Nights @ Jules Bistro 

Live Irish Music @ Irish Heather 

#GroundUp feat. Talkbox vs. Vocoder @ Guilt & Co. 

Friday 

The Sheets @ The Blarney Stone 

Best Night Ever CD @ Guilt & Co. 

Saturday 

Saturday Night Live w/ The Compliations @ The Blarney Stone 

Purple Soul @ Guilt & Co. 

Sunday  

Live Piano Nights @ Jules Bistro 

Sunday Jazz @ Pourhouse 

The Do-Rites @ Revel Room 

Roundhouse Radio presents: Guilt & Co. LIVE w/ Vanessa Moodley @ Guilt & Co.