Anja Konjicanin

Anja is the Social CEO of The Vancouver Observer and writer with an interest in current events, celebrity gossip and everything pop-culture related.

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Natalie Portman: from Black Swan to rehab?

It won her an Academy Award, Best Actress, but, according to Bang Showbiz News, Natalie Portman feels that she should have gone into rehab after filming Black Swan. The intensity of the...

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez: how did they meet and what's with the stache?

How did the two meet, and what's with the fake stache? According to Gossip Teen, Justin Bieber has been moustache-dreaming for a while. JB showed enthusiasm way back when he grew it, err, drew it on...

Lady Gaga raises $250,000 in 48 hours

Monsters, rejoice. In order to help Japan's earthquake and tsunami victims,  Lady Gaga (a.k.a mother monster) spun her creative wheels and turned to design.

Charlie Sheen: duh, winning

This just in. According to an email from Bang Showbiz's Andrew Davies, "Charlie Sheen is to donate $1 from the sale of each ticket to his live shows to the Japanese earthquake relief effort." "The...

BookNet Canada's February Bestsellers List

Books, books, books. It's no secret. The Vancouver Observer office is filled with them. They're everywhere. We've got stacks of all sizes on the floor, leaning on the walls as if to hold them up...

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart: "really nice and cool"

Pssst, Twihards.  You may already know that Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are in town for the production of Twilight: Breaking Dawn. But the following might come to you as...

Welcoming back whales at Pacific Rim Whale Festival

Have you ever sat in a gently rocking boat and watched a pod of whales splash in the distance, flipping their tails and blowing fountains into the sky? What about 20,000? This March you can. But...

Close encounter with bear at Tofino, B.C.

In beautiful Clayoquot Sound, known for its diverse wildlife and natural beauty, a black bear comes into view. Metres away, a man watches as the bear combs the shoreline for food. Both of them...

Olympic Village becomes "The Village of False Creek", as discounted condos go on sale

This morning, the VO team went to the Olympic Village, now renamed "The Village," to catch the relaunch and check out the new homes that were open for public view. The units we viewed were ...

Tofino, BC: a perfect Pacific Rim getaway

It’s a place of vast beauty, endless beaches and foaming waves: a storm watcher’s delight. With lush green rainforests, idyllic scenery and diverse wildlife, Tofino, BC, a coastal town of about 2,000...