Dave Olson

Revolutions, Punks & Poets: Vancouver’s forgotten stories

Storymaker Dave 'uncleweed' Olson launched the video today of the last talk he gave at Northern Voice 3 years ago. In the video, Olson shares an eclectic variety of stories from Vancouver’...

Pecha Kucha Night to light up Vancouver with creative discussions

What is PechaKucha Night? PechaKucha (which is Japanese for the sound of conversation) is a mix of show-and-tell, open-mike night and happy hour. It has become the forum for ideas on design,...

Spark creativity by taking risks and practicing craft

Over the past few months, I've traveled to a handful of cities and read multi-disciplinary artist David Byrne's charming discourse about urban planning and culture from the seat of a bike called...

Pecha Kucha 10 at the Vogue Theatre entertains and inspires with elements of show-and-tell, open-mike night and happy hour

At a sold out show for Pecha Kucha 10, more than 1050 people gathered to hear creative thinkers talk about what inspires them. It was another amazing night at the Vogue Theatre showcasing Vancouver t

Socializing with more than 140 characters at Vancouver Twestival

A rainy day in Vancouver presented an interesting opportunity for Tweeters of all stripes to come together this past Thursday at the CBC radio building for the second Vancouver Twestival (#YVRTwestiva