June 3 2016
This Week In Gastown
Written by Gastown Admin
Spirit Wrestler Gallery – 2016 CAPE DORSET SPRING RELEASE featuring PUDLO PUDLAT
To commemorate the centenary of Pudlo Pudlat’s birth, Dorset Fine Arts is releasing from its archives two never before seen limited edition lithographs, “Formidable Muskox” and “Caribou in Northern Lights”. Printed at the Cape Dorset studios in 1985 and 1987 respectively, these two dynamic prints are superb examples of Pudlo’s work created during the apogee of his career.
Artspeak features: LEIGH TENNANT – “goodies”
Curated by Tarl
JUNE 4–JULY 23, 2016
Opening June 3, 8 PM
Speaking with the history and materiality of painting, they explore what transgender embodiments do to the sexual archaeology of signification. Tennant was a founding member of the Vancouver project space TopDown BottomUp, active from 2011–13. They hold a BA in art history and an MFA in visual art from The University of British Columbia. Tennant lives and works in Vancouver.
Gastown Restaurants Unite for Negroni Week to support local charities.
Clough Club, The Lamplighter, L’abbatoir, The Diamond, Nicli Antica Pizzeria and Secret Location will be participating in Negroni Week happening June 6 to 12. Negroni Week is a global charity event where each participating restaurant pledges to donate $1 from every Negroni sold to a charity of their choice.
Clough Club presents: Cartems POP-UP II
And Postmark Brewing tap launch
Donuts by Cartems – Postmark Spruce Tip ale – Featured beer cocktails
Starts at 7pm
Elephant Man At Alexander Gastown
Elephant Man touches down in Vancouver this Wednesday June 8th at Alexander Gastown for his first show here in over 5 years! Join Tina Tank Gyal, Deejay Hoppa, Mr fantastik Kaboom Empire circus and resident dj as they warm things up for the Energy God inside WAY UP!. — with Faction Sound Crew, Nana Fynn, Deejay Hoppa, Tina Tank Gyal and Dipt.
Gallery Gachet: An artist talk with Debora Alanna and June Conley
Saturday, June 11th, 2016 at 2.00pm at The HUB, 251 East 11th Street, Vancouver
Admission is by donation | This event will be ASL interpreted
Join us for an afternoon of art and discussion with Debora Alanna and June Conley, two incredibly talented women who live with a disability. This discussion will be moderated by Yuri Arajs, Artistic Director at Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture.
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