Creating Connection within Vancouver’s Community…How Interesting!

It was a night filled with laughs, tears, inclusivity, and most of all, connection—proving that for a city such as Vancouver, the lack of connection isn’t a reality but merely a perception. On Friday, November 6th, SFU Woodward’s opened its doors to let the interested into its halls in anticipation for the eighth annual Interesting Read More…

Something Amazing About Corrina Keeling’s Work

In 2014, facilitator and illustrator Corrina Keeling graphically captured the interesting stories and ideas live on stage as each speaker gave their presentations. In this video she explains her process and how she views her work as a gift. Amazing.   Interesting Vancouver is an annual community event showcasing the region’s most fascinating people and the way Read More…

Want to ‘Do’ Something Interesting in Vancouver?

In May this year, the Economist called Vancouver a “mind-numbingly boring” city and later, a freelance writer at HuffPost BC agreed (http://huff.to/1Irf0JT). Interesting Vancouver is changing all of that with DoShops. What the heck are DoShops anyway? DoShops are a gathering of the curious where people get to explore, discover and learn hands-on demonstrations from Read More…

Announcing IV DoShops!

Interesting Vancouver is proud to partner with MakerLabs to host an inspirational day of hands-on learning and discovery on Saturday, July 25, 2015. New for 2015, Interesting Vancouver “DoShops” are gatherings of the curious where attendees explore, discover and learn through hands-on demonstrations from past and current IV speakers about interesting hobbies, passions and obsessions. For Read More…

IV Presents – Episode 3 with Jonathan Tippett

https://soundcloud.com/interesting-vancouver/ep-3-iv-presents-jonathan-tippett-the-anti-robot-1 Our third episode of IV Presents is live and available for download, this time with IV14 alumnus Jonathan Tippett, a mechanical engineer who has transitioned from working in the fields of marine hydraulics, fuel cells and neurovascular implants, to co-founding the eatART Foundation, an educational art research laboratory and R&D space in Vancouver, supporting artists who use engineering to Read More…

IV Presents – Episode 2 with Craig Addy

We’re proud to announce the release of episode two of IV Presents, a series of conversations with ordinary Vancouverites leading extraordinary lives. Host David Swanson crawled under Craig Addy’s piano for this episode—literally. Addy is pianist and composer who runs a sound spa from his home called Under The Piano where people lay under his grand piano, on a extravagant bed of pillows, while Read More…

Videos & Podcast Launched!

If you were unable to attend #IV14 in person, we’ve posted videos of the various speakers on the Interesting Vancouver Vimeo page. Check out this terrific time-lapse video of graphic recording artist Corrina Keeling capturing the numerous interesting speakers that evening. In other exciting news, we’ve teamed up with local radio broadcaster David Swanson to produce Read More…

Another Sold Out Year

Interesting Vancouver 2014 sold out for a seventh consecutive year, but we encourage you to add your name to our email list and follow us on Twitter or via Facebook for news and information. Photos from #IV14 can be found on our Flickr page and via Instagram, and videos will be posted on our Vimeo page as they become available. See you Read More…

Free tickets! Door prizes! Interesting!

Are you a tweeter? Do you insta your grams? Do you spend half your day distracted by Facebook? Post something interesting about yourself or Vancouver and use the hashtag #IV14 for a chance to win free tickets or terrific door prizes. Here’s something to motivate you: Our speaker Harrison Lee is a sponsored yoyo champion who Read More…

Who Comes to Interesting?

As organizers, we often get asked, “Who comes to Interesting Vancouver?” Which is another way of saying, “Will *I* like Interesting Vancouver?” And you may. But you also may not. Because there is no theme, no organizing principle save “Things that are Interesting,” Interesting Vancouver requires an open mind. It is a splendid collage of Read More…