Conversations on living, working and thriving in arts and culture

3 C’s of Arts Etobicoke - Community, Collaboration & Creation
May 11 • 40 min
During this pandemic everyone is constantly adapting and adjusting. There is no clear sense of when it will end, but we have to keep going and doing what we do best. This attitude is what keeps Arts Etobicoke strong during challenging times like this. In…
How a Comedian Copes in a Pandemic
Apr 23 • 39 min
Much like surviving a career transition from banking to comedy, Stephan Dyer knows he will be able to get through a pandemic. The first 2 years of “bad” stand-up didn’t stop him from pursuing his passion and he has since performed over 300 shows around…
“We’re Not That Far”: Living & Creating In North Bay, Ontario
Apr 7 • 38 min
From drawing to parenting to arts administration, a key theme across Jaymie Lathem’s career is shifting across different practices and activities. In this episode, she talks to us about the impact of motherhood on her artistic practice, with funny…
The Power of Storytelling
Mar 16 • 41 min
10 years ago, Emily Mills posed a question on social media about the lack of representation of diverse women at leadership events. Many women could relate, so she created How She Hustles. Fast forward to today, this network has produced several events, a…
The Art of DIY
Jan 28 • 37 min
In this episode, M. Falconer takes us through her start as a self-taught visual artist making Deadmau5 helmets to having her work appear on the CBC, in Flare and showcased at Nuit Blanche. We talk about drawing inspiration from her community and the…
Shaping Your Passion Into a Career
Jan 7 • 28 min
On our third episode of HUSTLE + THRIVE, Victoria Anderson-Gardner takes us on a journey about the ways their Indigenous identity, inter-generational trauma and other life events helped shape a career in documentary filmmaking. Victoria also talks about…
Engaging Without Tokenism
Nov 26, 2019 • 31 min
In this episode, we talk about engaging the queer community in a meaningful way, what it means to be an ally, the difference between having and living inclusive values, We also talk about the recent protest at the Toronto Public Library, Anthony’s…
The Creative Process
Nov 12, 2019 • 25 min
We talk about the creative process and key collaborative relationships in the culture sector. Find out why support systems are important and why building the ‘right’ creative team matters. On this episode we had a great chat with three amazing…
HUSTLE + THRIVE Coming Soon!
Nov 6, 2019 • 0 min
Transcript: From WorkInCulture, this is HUSTLE + THRIVE. I’m Yomi John and I’ll be your host with Lisa Fiorilli On HUSTLE + THRIVE (this new podcast) - Join us for conversations on living, working and thriving in arts and culture. We will feature folks of…