April 16 2018
This Week In Gastown
Written by Gastown Admin
Special 6 Course Wine Dinner Event
TUESDAY, APRIL 17
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
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18
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
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18
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
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
THURSDAY, APRIL 19
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
FRIDAY, APRIL 20
7.30pm till late
Jazz Blues N Soul with Louie Quinn & Guests
The Gastown Bluegrass Brunch
SATURDAY, APRIL 21
Live bluegrass with Rollin’ Trainwreck every Saturday at 11 AM.
GASTOWN SOCIAL PRESENTS BOWIE TRIBUTE NIGHT
The Portside Pub
SUNDAY, APRIL 22
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!