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Vancouver Hit List: Vancouver Sun Sustainable Living Expo, Gastown Spring 2011 Shop Hop, Downtown Bhangra, Bicycle Babes Cruise, Holy Rosary Bells & Gypsy Market

EPIC: The Vancouver Sun Sustainable Living Expo

Lauded as Western Canada’s largest sustainable lifestyle show and eco-firendly marketplace. Check this event out for ways to improve your life and environment with green solutions, or you know, you can go to see George Stroumboulopoulos in person (he’s making an appearance).
1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
Friday, May 13, 11AM – 8PM | Saturday, May 14, 11AM – 7PM | Sunday, May 15, 11AM – 5PM

Thursday, May 12, 5PM – 9PM
Gastown Spring 2011 Shop Hop
This is your opportunity to refresh your spring/summer wardrobe and do it within your budget (for once). Check out many participating retail stores like (212) and Obakki, or check out any of the participating restaurants too like Salt Tasting Room or the Irish Heather.
Various Locations in Gastown

Friday, May 13, 5PM – 10PM
Downtown Bhangra: Sounds from the UK to Finland
Check our the VIBC’s Downtown Bhangra concert which will be featuring international guests from the United Kingdom to our very own doorstep. This is a free event, so definietely check it out (especially if you want to boogie).
Vancouver Art Gallery grounds, 750 Hornby Street, Vancouver

Saturday, May 14, 3PM – 5:30PM
Fashonilla presents: Bicycle Babes Cruise
Local fashion blogger Fashionilla (aka Mimi Lauzon) from http://www.fashionillablog.com/ is hosting a bike ride to support AFADU, an organization that supports oung adult orphan women in Zimbabwe with skills that can land them a living. Dress to impress on your bike for a great cause.
Meet at The Mill, 1199 West Cordova Street

Sunday, May 15, 2PM – 3:30PM
Holy Rosary Bells: Sacred Sounds in the Urban Soundscape
A soundwalk is a group of silent people led on a planned route to eperience the sounds and the rhythms of the surrounding environment. This walk in particular, which is led by Tyler Kinnear, will invetigate the sonic space of the Holy Rosary Bells. Kind of cool, no?
646 Richards Street (front stairs to Holy Rosary Cathedral), Vancouver

Sunday, May 15, 11AM – 5PM
Gypsy Market: Dead Closet Resurrection Vintage Sale
Check out this vintage sale curated by Gypsy Market Vintage at the Biltmore Cabaret. 25 vendors, burritos, and booze. $2 cover, but well worth it.
Biltmore Cabaret, 395 Kingsway

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