The Paste Up! Weekly


THE PASTE UP WEEKLY is an extension of our monthly events listings. We know that there are a lot of awesome events, happenings and goings on in Vancouver and we wanted to feature some of the best and most unique events for the upcoming week. This month’s full event listings can be found here.


What: The Bootleggers’ Ball @ 7PM

Celebrate the Vancouver Police Museum’s 25th anniversary as Vancouver’s most arresting experience at the Bootleggers’ Ball, their Prohibition-themed fundraiser inspired by their super popular “Sins of the City” walking tours.

Where: The Biltmore Cabaret, 395 Kingsway

Cost: Ticket sales online are now CLOSED. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. Doors open at 7PM.


What: Yuri’s Night @ 8PM

An adult evening of fun to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first person in space, Yuri Gagarin, you can build a rocket, ride a gyroscope, watch “Johnny Tomorrow” (first shown as part of the Fringe Festival last year) and much more.

Where: H. R. MacMillan Space Centre, 1100 Chestnut Street

Cost: $30


What: BC Arts and Culture Week – April 10th – 16th

Now in its 12th year, Arts and Culture Week (ACW) turns the spotlight on the vital contribution that arts and culture make in learning and in life. Each year, over 20,000 artists, young people, educators and community members host and participate in performances, art walks, exhibitions, workshops, and public art projects as part of ACW.

Where: Check out the list of events and locations online


What: East Van Wine Academy @ 7PM

Hosted by resident sommelier Kurtis Kolt, this weeks edition of the East Van Wine Academy presents the wines of British Columbia. For more information about the event please click here.

Where: The Waldorf Hotel, 1489 East Hastings Street

Cost: $35 for wine course and after-school festivities, $10 for after-school only

As always be sure to check out V.I.A. co-sponsored nights:

Friday:  Happy Ending Fridays at Fortune Sound Club: DJ Neil Armstrong & Guests

Friday:  Friday Night Midnight Movies at Rio Theatre: Donnie Darko

Saturday:  Super Deluxe Saturdays at Shine: Four Color Zack x Supreme La Rock

Saturday:  West Coast Pop: Louder Than Love, Waiting for Sunday plus guests

There is a new show every week – check the Facebook page for this weeks feature.
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Destin Jones is a community builder, storyteller and grassroots marketer in Vancouver, BC. Currently, she is the Director of Community at Change Heroes and volunteers as the Head of Marketing & Sponsorship for #SingItFwd. In her free time she can be found baking, pickling and experimenting with fermentation in her kitchen, sharing details via @yeastvan.