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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Pumpkin Patch to open at the Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train

Choo-choo-chugga-chugga-chugga on the creaky, haunted miniature railway inside the deep dark woods of Vancouver's Stanley Park this weekend for some hair-raising Halloween fun on the Ghost Train. But...

Scam Alert: tips to stop cell phone spam

Cell phone scams are like fruit flies: annoying as hell, and hard to get rid of. Except, potentially, way more dangerous. Why can't spam text messages be among the first victims of climate change? "...

Amanda Todd tragedy a cautionary tale for a wired culture

Online exploitation has exploded in recent years.

Halloween weekend at The Waldorf

What's The Waldorf unleashing for Halloween?

What's on at the Vancouver Aquarium | Oct 6-12

Three penguins waddle to the shimmering rock surface, before toppling down. Their sharp-beaked heads swivel toward the sun. Another day in paradise, at the Vancouver Aquarium. African penguin...

Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Carrie Underwood, Barbra Streisand, Wiz Khalifa coming to Vancouver

Shoes, hair, dress...Rogers Arena. Vancouver Rogers Arena will play host to stars like Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Barbra Streisand, Carrie Underwood and Wiz Khalifa in the upcoming months....

Three Giller Prize finalists in Vancouver Writers Fest lineup

Nancy Richler, Kim Thûy and Russell Wangersky, three of the five authors short-listed for the $50,000 Giller Prize, are coming to the Vancouver Writers Fest this month, October 16 to 21. (Will...

Taxi!

A faint light comes into view at the other end of Granville Street, and I find myself leaping into the road. It’s 3 a.m. on a Sunday, cold air biting at my feet.  I need a cab. The previously...

Alone Together: SFU Public Square "One Voice" video

This is what happens when you get 15 local musicians, 10 locations around Vancouver and five days. One awesome project to make things more shiny, happy and bright in the city. The SFU Public Square "...

Keystone XL pipeline video: "It's not us, it's you"

Keystone XL, Enbridge, Shell and Kinder Morgan: like ex-boyfriends who won't take the hint.