Sounds like a fun, tasty, and cultural evening.
The Firehall Arts Centre presents
Proceeds go toward helping the Firehall bring cutting-edge theatre and dance to Vancouver
Date: Thursday June 19th, 2014, 7-10pm
Venue: Firehall Arts Centre
Tickets: $31 regular/ $16 artists (includes food, drink tastings & drink on arrival)
Vancouver, BC – On June 19th, from 7-10pm, the Firehall Arts Centre present its annual fundraiser EAT.DRINK.PLAY, an unforgettable evening that celebrates locally produced food, drink and performance.
The event showcases a selection of food from Gastown and Railtown’s burgeoning food scene graciously provided by 11 local restaurants – Lily Mae’s, Peckinpah, Cadeaux Bakery, The Irish Heather, Salt Tasting Room, Bitter, Hogan’s Alley Cafe, Deacon’s Corner, Mahoney & Sons, Elephant and Castle, and Scent of a Sandwich. Tastings of micro brewery Parallel 49’s seasonal offerings will be available, plus vodka and crème de cassis from Odd Society Spirits, a newly opened small-batch craft distillery in the heart of East Vancouver.
This celebration of all things local will also feature a ‘taster flight’ of live theatre, dance and music performed around the Firehall building including an acoustic performance by rising theatre star and three-time Jessie Award nominee Kayvon Kelly (Chelsea Hotel) and a performance by Proud star Emmelia Gordon.
The excitement doesn’t end there. All evening you can place your bid on a fantastic range of items in a silent auction generously donated by local businesses, including; Van Dusen Botanical Gardens, TELUS World of Science, PuSH International Performing Arts Festival, Vancouver Fringe Festival, SPUD Urban Delivery and Modo Car Co-Op.
The Firehall would like to thank the evening’s sponsors: Lily Mae’s, Peckinpah, Cadeaux Bakery, The Irish Heather, Salt Tasting Room, Bitter, Hogan’s Alley Cafe, Deacon’s Corner, Mahoney & Sons, Elephant and Castle, Scent of a Sandwich, Odd Society Spirits, & Parallel 49 Brewing.
About the Firehall Arts Centre
Located in a heritage fire station built in 1906, the Firehall Arts Centre produces a season of eclectic theatre, dance and interdisciplinary performances and acts as a host to visual arts exhibitions in its intimate gallery/lounge. Each year the 31-year-old organisation hosts over two hundred performances for an audience of 30,000 people.