29.07.15 by Jeff

I’m speaking at Blend!

If you’re gonna be in Vancouver October 16 + 17, I’ve been invited to speak at a two-day festival here called Blend. It sounds like it’s going to be more of a party than a conference, for lovers of animation but also other creative things too (at least I hope so otherwise they’re going to be severely disappointed when they realise I’m not an animator).

Tickets are available at http://blendfest.ca.

07.07.15 by Jeff

Skate Video of the Day: “Side Two” by Antosh Cimoszko


Another chill skate video from Vancouver’s Antosh Cimoszko. If you missed Side One, peep it here. Watch Side Two below!

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30.06.15 by Jeff

Vancouver Event: Sports Day


Heads up Vancouver, we’re teaming up with our friends at lululemon lab, Juice Truck, Tight Club, Culver City Salads, and Distrikt Movement to put on a really fun summer event!

On July 11th, 4 communities will converge at the ruins of the 1951 Empire Games bicycle track, now known as China Creek North Park, for the first ever & maybe never again — SPORTS DAY: Hood Vibes Only.

On this day, Hoods will battle it out for the coveted blue, 1st place ribbon and bragging rights in an elementary school styled, semi-athletic competition for neighbourhood supremacy (aka just for fun).

Find a team, make a name, find a mascot, grab your old pinnies from elementary school, register, cancel all appointments, and get ready for a day of mind games, tug-of-war, run relays and of course beers.

With your ticket you get: a salad, a juice, 2 beers, a chance to compete in all competition, live DJ all afternoon, access to the beer garden.

Sign up for the event here.

04.06.15 by Jeff

Vancouver-Based Artist and Tattooer Shannon Elliott


Tattoos by Vancouver-based artist Shannon Elliott. More images below.

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30.05.15 by Jeff

small works/Big Show

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“small works/Big Show” just opened at Untitled Art Space in Vancouver, featuring small works by big local painters and illustrators. A few more images below.

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12.05.15 by Jeff

Vancouver-Based People Footwear

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Just want to congratulate my friends here in Vancouver who recently launched their new brand, People Footwear. You can watch their little promo video below!

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27.04.15 by Jeff

Event: Vancouver-Based Dance Collective OURO

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Heads up Vancouver, 7pm this Friday and Saturday (May 1st and 2nd) the creative dance collective known as OURO is hosting an evening of contemporary and street dance, and will be premiering a 20-minute piece that they’ve been developing over the last six months. Both nights will feature several performances, visual arts, and yummy drinks courtesy of the folks at The Juice Truck. No tickets to purchase, it’s by donation at the door.

Full disclosure, my girlfriend is one of the dancers in the show. I’ll be there both nights helping setup, so if you come out please say hello! I know nothing about contemporary dance but I’ve seen OURO perform twice and their work is really fun and accessible – you’ll enjoy it.

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09.04.15 by Jeff

“A Risky Jump” by Artist Scott Billings


Love this piece by Vancouver-based artist Scott Billings, currently on show at WAAP. “A Risky Jump” is a kinetic sculpture that projects a video clip as it moves. This gave me so many ideas! Watch the video below!

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