This Week In Gastown

June 3 2019

This Week In Gastown: June 3 -7

 

Ben Lockwood Trio
Pourhouse

MONDAY, JUNE 3
7 – 10:00 PM

The Ben Lockwood trio brings some of Vancouver’s finest jazz musicians together to bring you a night of upbeat, swinging music.Ben was born in the UK, but now resides in Vancouver, BC. A woodwind multi-instrumentalist (saxophone, flute and clarinet), he has been lucky enough to play all over the world, performing at venues that include: The Barbican, Royal Festival Hall, the Royal Albert Hall in London, the 606 Club (London), O’Doul’s Restaurant and Bar (Vancouver), Cory Weeds’ The Cellar Jazz Club (Vancouver), and Frankies Jazz Club (Vancouver) as well as being featured at the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival.Expect a night of fun, swinging standards, light bossanovas, and sultry ballads.

The Lost Souls of Gastown Tour
A Gothic Adventure

TUESDAY, JUNE 4
8 – 9:30 PM

Venture into Vancouver’s earliest and most gruesome history on the Lost Souls of Gastown Tour. You’ll discover a time when Vancouver was the Granville Townsite – the wild frontier town that suffered a devastating fire, smallpox outbreaks, and unsolved murders. Designed for adult audiences, the Lost Souls of Gastown Tour is both a walking tour and a theatre piece. Created by Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tour’s Chief Storyteller Will Woods – and based on documented Vancouver history – the plot weaves through back streets and alleyways to a dramatic finale in the heart of Gastown’s Maple Tree Square.

Gastown tours run Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat — 8 p.m.
Price: $28 adult | $25 senior/student.
Duration & length: 1 hour 30 minutes | 1 km distance.

Click here for ticket availability and to book now.

Bauhaus White Asparagus Dinner
Bauhaus

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5
6 – 8:30 PM

The German General Consul Dr. Schmidt, members of the German Canadian Business Association and members of the academic circles will all get together to enjoy a typical white asparagus meal consisting of a three course dinner and a glass of wine. First course is asparagus soup, the second course is a small schnitzel with hollandaise potatoes and asparagus while the third course is an apple dessert. Cost is $55 per person. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Hot Jazz Wednesdays feat. Brad Shigeta
Guilt & Co

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5
9 PM

Doors 9pm/Show 9:30pm
Pay-What-You-Can

Brad Shigeta’s Swingtime Band is a high energy band specializing in the hot jazz music of the swing era and New Orleans and featuring the majesty of the TROMBONE!Etnia Barcelona Spring/Summer 2019
MOSH Framemakers

THURSDAY, JUNE 6
11 AM

The lightest sunglasses you will ever wear.

This season’s sun titanium collection is all about paying homage to design aesthetics and being bold.  New territory is explored through the unique mix of materials to form durable, lightweight and extremely comfortable sunwear.

Mosh will be hosting Etnia sunglasses and Etnia eyeglasses – for both men and women. This new collection showcases hip and trendy fashions from across the globe to beautiful British Columbia – more specifically bringing it to Gastown!

The show runs June 6, 7, 8 at Mosh Framemakers Gastown.Japan Handmade: An Exploration of Japanese Craftsmanship
Inform Interiors

THURSDAY, JUNE 6
5 – 7:00 PM

On June 6th, we welcome the return of the Japanese Master Craftsmen, Takahiro Yagi of Kaikado (Metal Tea Caddies), Shuji Nakagawa of Nakagawa Mokkougei (Wooden Vessels), Toru Tsuji of Kanaami-Tsuji (Wire Weaving), and Kenya Imanishi of Kagizen Yoshifusa (Confectionary).

RSVP is required.COMMON GROUND
MIA Night Club

FRIDAY, JUNE 7
10 – 3:00 AM

Since our official launch in 2014, our house has grown into a stomping grounds for Vancouver’s leading local DJs in house+techno. With the help of a team we are lucky to call friends, we are happy to announce the beginning of an era that truly feels like home…

COMMON GROUND
house/techno+friends
Friday’s at Are you MIA

Well Travelled Walking Tour: Gastown
Herschel Supply Co.

SATURDAY, JUNE 8
2 – 3:30 PM

Welcome to Gastown, we’re excited to host a walking tour made for explorers, design-lovers, visitors and locals alike. Join us at the Herschel Supply Gastown store every Saturday this summer to discover the art, architecture and stories that define the historic Gastown neighborhood.

FREE Walking Tours include:

– Modern and historic architecture highlights
– Design and art from galleries to alleyways
– Incredible photo ops
– Prizing courtesy of Herschel Supply Company

Welcome to Gastown, Enjoy Your Stay.
#WellTravelled

For more events in Gastown this week – click here