In the latest installment of The Originals series, longtime friends and collaborators Jon Middleton and Roy Vizer of the appropriately named Victoria based folk rock group Jon and Roy talk about getting gigs, spirit walks and the process of constructing a song.
Jake “TikTok” Johnston is a multi-disciplinary creator from Victoria, BC. He’s known artistically as TikTok—a name that originated while trying to pass the time in what he calls “the lethargic realm of the high school classroom,” where doodling was his saviour. While people often think of artists as individuals whose creativity is manifested through passionate bursts of inspiration that are transferred to canvas or wall, this usually isn’t the case.
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In the first instalment of the Grolsh Originals series, Zach Gray of Vancouver postmodern pop band The Zolas talks about his long history with bandmate Tom Dobrzanski, their very first show, and the kinship they’ve developed along the way with other Vancouver musicians. “In Vancouver we ended up with a perfect eco system of musicians.
We all know that Vancouver is now home to the inspirational TED talks, but there’s also the lesser-known TEDx series, too. This years TEDxVancouver event is the fifth edition, and the largest in history. Taking place on October 18 at the Queen Elizabeth theatre, TEDx is an independent, self organized event, with leaders from varying fields and expertise, including business, philanthropy, academics, sports, music, theatre, technology, architecture, advertising, and marketing.