Pamela Grcic Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/8394 en A Brimful of Asha offers a hilarious take on marriage and tradition http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/theatre/brimful-asha-offers-hilarious-take-marriage-and-tradition A Brimful of Asha offers a glimpse into generational and cultural differences between a mother and son.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/theatre/brimful-asha-offers-hilarious-take-marriage-and-tradition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/theatre/brimful-asha-offers-hilarious-take-marriage-and-tradition#comments Theatre A Brimful of Asha Indian culture Indian-Canadian culture PuSh Theatre Theatre Fri, 07 Feb 2014 05:22:00 +0000 Pamela Grcic 17691 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com PAP Theatre revisits The Dragonfly of Chicoutimi with a twist http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/theatre/pap-theatre-revisits-dragonfly-chicoutimi-twist A quintessential French-Canadian one-man show, turned into a collective performance by stage director Claude Poissant, brings Quebec to the spotlight at PuSh Festival<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/theatre/pap-theatre-revisits-dragonfly-chicoutimi-twist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/theatre/pap-theatre-revisits-dragonfly-chicoutimi-twist#comments Theatre French-Canadian issues Larry Tremblay PAP Theatre Quebec theatre The Dragonfly of Chicoutimi Wed, 22 Jan 2014 03:44:00 +0000 Pamela Grcic 17654 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Except in the Unlikely Event of War takes satirical look at the (im)probability of war http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/theatre/except-unlikely-event-war-takes-satirical-look-improbability-war The new play, Except in the Unlikely Event of War, explores the direst issues of modern society - government transparency, politicization of media, war as a means of societal control - but does so in...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/theatre/except-unlikely-event-war-takes-satirical-look-improbability-war" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/theatre/except-unlikely-event-war-takes-satirical-look-improbability-war#comments Theatre culture Except in the Unlikely Event of War politics Report from Iron Mountain Theatre Vancouver Sat, 16 Nov 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Pamela Grcic 17031 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Stand Clear of the Closing Doors: an autistic boy's journey http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/stand-clear-closing-doors-autistic-boys-journey An autistic boy in New York gets lost in the subway system for 11 days in a bold new film by Sam Fleischner.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/stand-clear-closing-doors-autistic-boys-journey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/stand-clear-closing-doors-autistic-boys-journey#comments Film Asperger's Syndrome autism Film illegal immigration Mexico New York City Queens Rockaway Beach Stand Clear of the Closing Door Subway Sun, 13 Oct 2013 13:07:00 +0000 Pamela Grcic 16582 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Great films to watch in the last days of VIFF http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/great-films-watch-last-days-viff A&nbsp;controversial French drama about lesbian love and a documentary about the fatal 2008 tragedy at the K2 mountain in Pakistan are among the movies to watch today and tomorrow at the VIFF....<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/great-films-watch-last-days-viff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/great-films-watch-last-days-viff#comments Film 2008 climbers Documentary Film K2 The Summit Vancouver International Film Festival VIFF 2013 Fri, 11 Oct 2013 00:16:00 +0000 Pamela Grcic 16700 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Vancouver Latin American Film Festival starts today http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/vancouver-latin-american-film-festival-starts-today Here's a look at this year's films.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/vancouver-latin-american-film-festival-starts-today" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/vancouver-latin-american-film-festival-starts-today#comments Film Caribbean Film Latin American film Post Tenebras Lux Vancouver Latin American Film Festival VLAFF 2013 Fri, 30 Aug 2013 20:02:00 +0000 Pamela Grcic 16305 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com VQFF's Lace Bite features women hockey players united against Cystic Fibrosis http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/vqffs-lace-bite-features-women-hockey-players-united-against-cystic-fibrosis Vancouver- based filmmakers and producers Sharron Bates and Carmen Klotz had found the story of their dreams when they worked together on the movie Lace Bite,&nbsp;shown at the&nbsp;Vancouver Queer...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/vqffs-lace-bite-features-women-hockey-players-united-against-cystic-fibrosis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/vqffs-lace-bite-features-women-hockey-players-united-against-cystic-fibrosis#comments Film BC Canadian film Documentary Film ice hockey Lace Bite Vancouver Queer Film Festival Sat, 24 Aug 2013 03:21:00 +0000 Pamela Grcic 16241 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Vancouver Queer Film Festival brings bold new films to audiences http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/vancouver-queer-film-festival-brings-bold-new-films-audiences The Vancouver Queer Film Festival is on from August 15- 25, and it's looking to be a great lineup. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/vancouver-queer-film-festival-brings-bold-new-films-audiences" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/film/vancouver-queer-film-festival-brings-bold-new-films-audiences#comments Film 25th anniversary BGF films GLTB Out on Schools out on screen queer Vancouver Vancouver Queer Film Festival 2013 Thu, 15 Aug 2013 14:39:00 +0000 Pamela Grcic 16167 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Slowpoke: a voyage through nuclear fallout in Chernobyl http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/slowpoke-voyage-through-nuclear-fallout-chernobyl Slowpoke is&nbsp; a new travelogue-style play, created and performed by local dancers Billy Marchenski and &nbsp;Alison Denham that recounts their unique experiences during a trip to the Chernobyl...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/slowpoke-voyage-through-nuclear-fallout-chernobyl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/slowpoke-voyage-through-nuclear-fallout-chernobyl#comments Culture Chernobyl nuclear explosion Fukushima Radix Theatre Slowpoke Ukraine Tue, 11 Jun 2013 03:10:00 +0000 Pamela Grcic 15583 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Robert Leveroos brings two plays on destruction, rebirth and family to the Green House Basement at The Cultch http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/theatre/robert-leveroos-brings-two-plays-destruction-rebirth-and-family-green-house-basement Robert Leveroos brings Safe/Guard and Feast to the Greenhouse Basement at The Cultch, as a part of the rEvolver Theatre Festival. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/theatre/robert-leveroos-brings-two-plays-destruction-rebirth-and-family-green-house-basement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/theatre/robert-leveroos-brings-two-plays-destruction-rebirth-and-family-green-house-basement#comments Theatre dance feast Revolver Theatre Festival Safe/Guard The Cultch The Greenhouse Basement Theatre Mon, 20 May 2013 02:22:00 +0000 Pamela Grcic 15370 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com