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November 7 2016

This Week In Gastown

Vancouver Firefighters’ Umbrella Day – “We’ve Got You Covered”
 

The Flying Pig

November 9

On November 9, The Vancouver Firefighter Charities (VFC) have got you covered during the organization’s third annual Umbrella Day Campaign in support of Snacks for Kids.



that day. 

Please be our guest: 

Wednesday, November 6:00pm to 10:00 pm
  The Flying Pig Gastown
  – 102 Water Street

. Guests will have the opportunity to meet Vancouver Firefighters and enjoy other highlights of the evening, including: 

Canapés, BC wines, craft beers and “The Red Umbrella” signature cocktail served throughout the evening.

An oyster shucking station, compliments of Effingham Oysters

Music by Virgin Radio DJ Byron James 

Hall of Flame Vancouver Firefighters chin-up contest

Balloon sales with gift certificates enclosed for fitness watches, wine baskets, hotel accommodation and more

50/50 tickets sold by Vancouver Firefighters and RYU Fitness Models

Live auction items including a trip for two to Mexico and dinner for eight prepared by The Flying Pig/ WildTale Chef and Co-Owner Erik Heck and Le Crocodile’s Chef Michel Jacob (hosted at the home of Bud and Dotty Kanke) 

Proceeds raised that evening will be donated to Vancouver Firefighters Charities and its Snacks for Kids Program that is managed by Vancouver Firefighters who volunteer their personal time and also donate funds to the VFC through voluntary payroll donations.

Please RSVP by November 7 to:  
Laura Serena
 laura@serenapr.com    604.842.4510

Myles Bigelow

The Call and Response Collective

Guilt & Co.

Fri. November 11, 2016

Show 10pm
Pay-What-You-Can

The Call and Response Collective takes you on a journey through the heights of Jazz Fusion in the 70s 80s and 90s and beyond with the likes of The Mahuvishna Orchestra, Weather Report, Jaco Pastorius, John Scofield, up to today’s current artists such as Snarky Puppy and Thundercat. With musicians that have mentored many coming up through the Vancity music scene this is band that will make you feel elevated and inspired.
Kerry Galloway – bass/synth Daryl Jenke – guitars Myles Bigelow – percussion/sampler Tim Proznick – Drums/Sampler
and Special Guests.

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BABES ON BABES!
Alexander Gastown

Thursday, November 10th

9 PM – 2 AM

Babes on Babes is a multi-room queer party experience. This event is a one-off at the Alexander; we’ll be back to Fortune for our next event, but that won’t be until February 12th (Family Day) so make sure to come out for our last hoorah of 2016!! Join us and ride the babe vibe!

Featuring queer talent from near and far:
2 Rooms, 9 DJs!

Hosted by MC Brigee-K
1.
★★★ MAIN ROOM ★★★
MS JACKSON – San Francisco

DJ O SHOW
BODY PARTY
SKYLAR LOVE

2. ★★★ BOOM BOX ★★★
MISS BLISS – Saskatchewan
DJs T & ETHAN
PONYBOY
PHOTOS BY lindsaysdiet.com
~ $15 at the door ~ 19+

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Jonas Blue

M.I.A

Thursday November 10th

10pm

British production standout Jonas Blue makes his M.I.A. debut Thursday, November 10th.

* Advance tickets on sale now via: bit.ly/2cRRnE6 *

Presented by Blueprint Events, Grey Goose & Are you MIA

w/ Support TBA – 19+ Only

Stay connected with us at M.I.A.: Engage and share with us on social (both before and during the event) by keeping tabs on the #AreYouMIA hashtag!

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Rock Paper Portside!

 The Portside Pub

Every Wednesday 9pm

Play Rock Paper Scissors and laugh your ass off on ‪The Portside every Wednesday!

The Portside Pub and Jolly Brain Productions presents a hilarious & interactive weekly tournament, every Wednesday night! Where else can you cut, cover & crush your way to cash, prizes and bragging rights!?!

Want to Compete in our weekly #RockPaperPortside tournament? Register below & we’ll be in touch!

Register Here:

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Greta Constantine Winter Trunk Show at Wardrobe Apparel.

FOR A FULL LISTING OF GASTOWN EVENTS CHECK OUT OUR CALENDAR HERE