Special 6 Course Wine Dinner Event

6:30 PM

Tempranillo’s monthly special wine dinners are back! This month’s feast (Tuesday, April 17) is an homage to the legendary Paul Bocuse.

The six-course meal with wine pairings features several of the Lyonnais “Chef of the Century’s” gastronomic classics, including steak tartare with hot consommé, quenelles de poisson (using BC ling cod), cervelle sauté a la niçoise, médaillons de veau, and an amazing poularde de Bresse truffée avec morilles à la crème (a truffle-studded chicken breast with morel mushroom cream sauce and rice pilaf). The dessert course features iced vanilla pudding with preserved fruits, macaroons, lady fingers and grapes, served with a raspberry sauce enriched with crème fraîche.

For information and to reserve, visit tempraniloyvr.ca and click the “Wine Dinner” button.

Tickets are $250 per person

Early Show: Jennifer Hershman
Guilt & Co


Doors 7pm/Show 8pm

Jennifer has formed a diverse career for herself as an International singer/songwriter. Charting in the Billboard Dance Charts with her single “Sweet Allure” in the top 5 (2002), she toured as the lead vocalist with the recording act Balligomingo. The Vancouver-based artist/producer independently released “EBBS”, her 4th solo release, on June 24th, 2017. “EBBS” is a milestone in Jennifer’s discography, being her first self produced record. Aveda Open House
Aveda Institute Gastown

4 – 7:00 PM

Come for an exclusive chance to visit the Aveda Institute in Vancouver.

Styling demos, braid bar, stress relieving rituals, product knowledge and makeup stations.

RSVP today to receive a free Aveda gift bag when you arrive!

Ultra Limited Collection Showcase
MOSH Framemakers

This Thursday April 19 to Saturday April 21, MOSH Framemakers Gastown will be transformed into an Ultra Limited Collection showcase. Handcrafted in Italy, unrepeatable in its uniqueness – these frames are produced with skilled hands, unbelievably funky high-contrast colors, and an unparalleled dedication to quality.

Join us for an exclusive peek into the ULTRA LIMITED Eyewear Collection – with designs for both men and women, sunglasses too!

Durant Sessions flips vinyl for frames on Record Store Day

April 21st marks Record Store Day 2018, and Durant Sessions is celebrating with a weekend long event for record collectors of all ages.

Bring any and all old records to the store and Durant Sessions will give you a 1% discount for each album donated up to 20 albums.

Music is a driving force behind setting the atmosphere at Durant Sessions. Each location is equipped with a turntable and staff picks of their favourite LP’s.

The Durant Sessions Record Store day event kicks off Thursday April 19th and runs through Sunday April 22nd

SVI Vancouver Party
Fluevog Shoes

8:30 – 11:00 PM

Part of the 2018 Social Venture Institute Conference

Bring a friend or two to connect with this powerful gathering of Vancouver’s growing social entrepreneur and innovative leaders, as we unite to build a better world. This party is in celebration of our SVI Vancouver 2018 Conference and is open to conference attendees, SVI Alumni and all who are SVI curious.

Your ticket includes one drink ticket and light snacks from Railtown Catering.

Tickets for non conference attendees are $20 +$1.95 fee. Buy here

And do come ready to buy shoes! Half of all profits on shoe sales for the evening will be donated by John and Ruth Fluevog to the Hollyhock Scholarship Fund.

Jazz Blues N’ Soul
Revel Room

7.30pm till late

Jazz Blues N Soul with Louie Quinn & Guests

The Gastown Bluegrass Brunch
Lamplighter Pub

11 AM

Live bluegrass with Rollin’ Trainwreck every Saturday at 11 AM.

The Portside Pub

9 PM

Lets dance! Put on your red shoes and dance the blues Sunday, April 22nd we’re paying tribute to the legend himself, David Bowie.

Featuring a Bowie costume contest, all of Bowie’s hits, incredible drink specials from 11pm-2am, and NO COVER!

How to attend? RSVP today under the ticket link for free!

Tickets here

For more events in Gastown this week – click here