The Good Spirit –
The Good Spirit is now open at 309 Cambie Street and is led by the conscientious Savannah Olsen from the always interesting, Old Faithful Shop on Cordova St.
A present day “metaphysical boutique”, The Good Spirit provides an entrancing selection of tools to assist in personal spiritual development along with a deeply intimate tarot studio led by effervescent and intuitive readers.
Open M-S 11-7 Sun 11-5. For tarot bookings call 778-379-5456
(photo by: @oldchum)
Roden Gray – Monocle Book Launch
Come down to the shop between 7:30pm and 9pm on Monday, May 2 for an exclusive book launch with Monocle editors Tyler Brûlé and Andrew Tuck. Copies of their new book, How To Make A Nation: A Monocle Guide, will be available for purchase and signing that night.
*RSVP is required! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure a spot at the event.
(photo by notey.com)
Sushi and the City in Gastown
Sushi and the City begins on May 6th where a limited number can participate in a two and a half hour sushi and sashimi making class with renowned instructor Charlie Lee, a master of Japanese cuisine who trained at Sushi Matsumoto in Seoul, the famous sushi bar by Michelin star winning chef, Matsumoto Mizuho. In this one of a kind class, students will learn how to make restaurant quality sushi and sashimi using the latest techniques in Japanese gastronomy. All guests will have access to a wide selection of stylish plating supplies and fresh garnishes to design the perfect sushi dish. Details here.
Elliphant at the Alexander Gastown
May 7, doors 7 pm. show 8 pm
Swedish electronica singer-songwriter tours in support of latest release:
Living Life Golden.
Blending pop, EDM, dancehall, and rap, Stockholm, Sweden’s Ellinor Olovsdotter became Elliphant after traveling to the U.K. with a dubstep sound system and discovering London’s urban music scene. (source:clickhere)
DOXA FILM FESTIVAL
This week sees the start of the 15th Doxa Documentary Film Festival.
SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts in Gastown will be a major venue for the festival.
DOXA is presented by The Documentary Media Society, a Vancouver based non-profit, charitable society devoted to presenting independent and innovative documentaries to Vancouver audiences.
SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts in Gastown programme will include 3 panel discussions, a special presentation and 2 film screenings. More info here.
Gallery Gachet – IN THIS TOGETHER
Opening May 6th, join Gallery Gachet in launching their exhibition fundraiser: IN THIS TOGETHER
May 6th-June 19th Gallery Gachet will launch an in-house exhibition with an online auction featuring the renowned Gallery Gachet community of local, national and international artists working in diverse mediums and artistic styles.
Artwork available at a range of price-points.
Cinco De Mayo at Tacofino!
Muy Bien todos Amigos! It’s Cinco De Mayo this Thursday and where better to celebrate than @tacofinovan in Gastown!
There will be specials of all sorts and DJ Soo will be spinnin’ Latin tunes from 8pm-11pm! Muchos Fiestas!
Nicole Bridger Azura Bay Pop Up Launch Party
Join Nicole Bridger for their launch party of a new pop up line: Azura Bay – ethically made and eco friendly swimwear and lingerie. Thursday May 5th, drinks served 6pm-9pm
FOR A FULL LISTING OF GASTOWN EVENTS CHECK OUT OUR CALENDAR HERE.