Thursday, May 26
Craft Beer & Spotted Prawn Boil
This event hosted by Slow Food Vancouver presents dinner with craft beer and spotted prawn dinner at the Irish Heather. Tickets are $50 (taxes and gratuity included) which gets you an amazing local-featured dinner, three different beers and the proceeds goes towards the Terra Madre Fund.
Irish Heather, 212 Carrall Street
Friday, May 27
Jewels for a Cause
Over twenty jewelers will be presening their goods for the Starlight Children’s Foundation. Look beautiful and offer support for a great cause.
Tickets at $10, which also gets you two glasses of wine and food
Hollyburn Country Club, 950 Crosscreek Road
Jewel for a Cause on Facebook
Friday, May 27
Lykke Li at The Vogue
Indie pop Swede Lykke Li takes the Vogue on to support her second album coming out. She spent the in-between time from her last album to this one in a desert commune in a teepee. Should be interesting.
Doors at 8PM, Show at 9PM, Tickets at Red CAt, Scratch, Zulu, and Hihglife Records
The Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville Street
Friday, May 27 – Saturday, May 28
Aesthetica Short Film Competition
Check out Gastown’s coolest spot, Blim, for a short film comp put on by the UK based magazine, Aesthetica.
Tickets at $10 ($8 if more show up, so bring your friends!)
Blim, 115 East Pender Street
Saturday, May 28, 8PM
Yeasayer at the Commodore Ballroom
Rolling Stone magazine called Yeasayer’s album “Odd Blood” 26th out of their 20 Best Albums of 2010 list. Go check them out at the Commodore to say that you did.
Buy your tickets at Ticketmaster.ca
Commodore Ballroom, 868 Granville Street
Sunday, May 29
Community Seed Saving Workshop
Do your part and work on your green thumb by attending this workshop that’ll teach you how to save seeds for the next season. Chances are you’ve never done this before so give your green side a try.
Workshop is by donation, or $10.
Strathcona Community Centre, 601 Keffer Street