After 11 years of bringing you local reporting, the team behind the Vancouver Observer has moved on to Canada's National Observer. You can follow Vancouver culture reporting over there from now on. Thank you for all your support over the years!

Pamela Grcic

Pamela is a Vancouver Observer contributor. 

PuSh Festival kicks off Tuesday, bringing edgy dance, music and art to Vancouver

PuSh Festival brings together a celebration of dance, music, theatre and multimedia arts from Canada and around the world.

Reel to Real presents Crocodiles 3 screening and a film workshop this weekend

Vancity Theatre hosts a screening of Crocodile 3, followed by a film criticism workshop for children and youth.

European Union Film Festival kicks off Friday

The 14th European Union Film Festival  (EUFF) starts  this Friday (Nov 25 - Dec 8) to showcase the most  compelling, engaging award winning films across the Atlantic Ocean...

Egypt's cabinet resigns, but protesters do not slow down "second revolution"

Egypt's cabinet resign as an attempt to halt increasing violence between protesters and police.

Amnesty International Film Festival starts Thursday

 The 16th Amnesty International Film Festival is here from November 17-20 to showcase  powerful films and raise awareness on human rights and to inspire audiences to take action...

The Flood, Facing the Nazi Era and Dusk, films to watch at the VJFF

The eternal complexities of parent and child relationships, a coming of age boy learning to ride the wave of life, and more.

Vancouver Jewish Film Festival kicks off this Thursday

L'Chaim to VJFF's 23rd year. Check out amazing and diverse Jewish films from around the world.

Financial insecurity, salmon, and God top Canadian headlines

 Canadians are feeling the impact of worldwide financial volatility.  Occupy protesters move out of Halifax's city hall, while in Vancouver, they remain, to the consternation of Police...

Minimum wage hikes to $9.50, but not for everyone

Minimum wages went up yesterday to $ 9.50 in B.C., but some argue that it isn't enough.   The minimum wage rate for liquor servers went up to just $8.50 -- 75 cents behind general wages. Farm...

Sexy men remind women to self-check for breast cancer

 As part of a new initiative to educate women about breast cancer, Rethink -- an organization that aims to raise breast cancer awareness for the under-40 crowd -- launched an early breast...