IV10 Speaker: Anthony Nicalo

We try to avoid having sponsors at Interesting Vancouver, but we like food and our attendees like eating on a Friday between 6 and 8pm, so sometimes we make exceptions. Anthony Nicalo is one of those exceptions. Anthony has spent his career as a chef and entrepreneur dedicated to the notion that stories accompany everything Read More…

IV10 Speaker: Steve Duke

Steve Duke did what so many wish they had the courage to do. A lawyer by trade, he quit his profession to follow his passion for food and cooking for others. Steve now operates No Fixed Address Catering as well as hosts private dinner parties and is a key player in Vancouver’s growing underground dining movement. A Read More…

IV10 Speaker: Lisa Salazar

Lisa was born in Colombia, grew up in California and moved to Vancouver in the early 1970s to started a successful career as a graphic designer and photographer. After living the first forty eight years of life as Santiago, a married, heterosexual man and father of three children, he was diagnosed with gender dysphoria. It would Read More…

Speaker: Cory Weeds

Cory Weeds has been a part of the Vancouver jazz scene since early childhood when his father introduced him to jazz and he started learning to play the piano before switching to alto saxophone in high school. Since then he has gone on to graduate from prestigious music program at the University of North Texas Read More…

Speaker: Susan Davis

Susan Davis is an active sex worker of 24 years, is involved in sex worker labour organizing and is development coordinator for canada’s first sex worker cooperative, the West Coast Cooperative of Sex Industry Professionals. She has lectured on her experiences at universities and colleges, testified to the parliamentry sub committee and testified on the constitutional Read More…

Interesting Vancouver 2010 is on its way

It’s that time of year once again and plans for the 2010 edition of Interesting Vancouver are under way. Speakers are being gathered and details are getting sorted. Grab your ticket now.

Interesting Vancouver 2010

This post originally appeared on the blog Think Small. It is that time of year Interesting Vancouver starts to form.  Last year was scary, the sophomore year, that was its own wonderful night, not a replication of 2008. Interesting Vancouver 2010 is sure to be different again.  Due to my assignment abroad a trusty crew Read More…

Homeless Copywriter

This post originally appeared on the blog Think Small. I really admire Geoff Vreekan.  Geoff, like many, was laid off by his agency last year during the fiscal tightening most agencies faced. He also knew that creative professional under 40 hardly, if at all give to charities. Though they do like sitting around an complaining.  Read More…

IV 09: Ticket Protocol & Attendees Note

This post originally appeared on the blog Think Small. Ticket protocol is pretty simple, though the print is a little buried on Eventbright.  Simply print out the email confirming your ticket purchase.  If you’ve long deleted the email just bring some ID and we’ll cross you off the master list. Below is the schedule: 6:00PM Read More…

Message to IV09 Attendees

This post originally appeared on the blog Think Small. With under three weeks to go the following note went out to our attendees for Interesting Vancouver 2009 Hello, We are excited to have you join us for Interesting Vancouver 2009.  With less than three weeks to go we are ramping up nicely to another evening Read More…