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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Heartland's Alisha Newton

Something about Alisha Newton makes me giggle. She's so poised -- so present. Heartland's new cast member is a four-foot-eight Vancouver kid with 11 candles on her birthday cake, an iPhone 4S...

Vancouver Aquarium features The Great Salmon Run 4-D Experience

Experience the Vancouver Aquarium after hours. Leave the kids at home. The next After Hours at the Aquarium is an adults-only evening and a chance to be a part of "one of nature’s most amazing events...

Eating out: where to take a jaded New Yorker for dinner in Vancouver

VO publisher Linda Solomon asked Facebook friends where to take a discerning New Yorker out to dinner in Vancouver to show off the city's best. Here's what they said.

2012 Vancouver Writers Fest tickets to go on sale

You know what rocks? Books. You know what rocks even more? People who put words together to make a book. Lit freaks, squeeze your dog-eared hardcovers a little tighter and get a load of this:...

Coffee Morning at the HiVE wtih Interactive Athletes Corp and REV Technologies

As HiVE members Interactive Athletes Corp and REV Technologies wrapped up their coffee morning talks about their upcoming projects, participants, who intently listened...

Top 20 Dorothys announced for CBC's "Over the Rainbow" live competition series

Canada's top 20 aspiring Dorothys were announced and for them the dream they dared to dream is now just a shoe-click away from becoming a reality.

Kate Twa and John Cassini and the Railtown Actors Studio

The Vancouver Playhouse closed its doors for good this year, but as with every death, there comes new life. Railtown Actors Studio is the brainchild of acclaimed acting instructor, director and...

Raffi announces West Coast tour and a Vancouver performance date

Oh, my Bananaphone! Canada's best-loved children's entertainer Raffi Cavoukian ("Raffi") is coming to town. Poopidoopidoop!

Vancouver Aquarium explorers clean shorelines in Haida Gwaii

On the southern half of Haida Gwaii, plastic bottles and blocks of foam cling to the shores. Could the Japanese characters found on most of the beverage containers help identify the culprit?

CBC "Over the Rainbow" live auditions open in Vancouver

Laughter, tears and screams for joy filled the Westin Hotel in downtown Vancouver last Friday, as aspiring theatre starlets auditioned for the lead role of Dorothy in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s...