Sindhu Dharmarajah Feed https://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/19779 en Reddit raves for hotel hero https://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/reddit-raves-hotel-hero Take a moment to appreciate your hotel staff on your next vacation, as one woman in Munich discovered, they could be your guardian angels when a drunk tries to follow you back to your room. A recent...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/reddit-raves-hotel-hero" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Life Hotel Munich News travel Fri, 22 May 2015 06:44:00 +0000 Sindhu Dharmarajah 21296 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Science World's 'Impossible' photo exhibit puts spotlight on Polaroids https://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/science-worlds-impossible-photo-exhibit-puts-spotlight-polaroids A diverse group of people walked through the doors of the Telus World of Science on a sunny Wednesday for an intriguing Polaroid photography exhibition titled “Impossible Project V2.0: Photographs...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/science-worlds-impossible-photo-exhibit-puts-spotlight-polaroids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Life Events exhibition Impossible Project V2.0: Photographs from the People photography polaroid Thu, 09 Apr 2015 23:43:00 +0000 Sindhu Dharmarajah 21022 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Green to go! Electric car trips to B.C. destinations put eco into travel. https://www.vancouverobserver.com/travel/taking-eco-car-vacation-pollution It’s taken longer than it should have, and there's still a ways to go, but hybrid and electric “eco-cars” are on their way—along with a global network of charging stations to keep green-minded...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/travel/taking-eco-car-vacation-pollution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Travel car sharing eco-friendly car Electric environment green car hot springs hybrid Kelowna Modo Nanaimo range anxiety Revelstoke seattle Tue, 24 Feb 2015 06:29:00 +0000 Sindhu Dharmarajah 20685 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Powell River: green gem of the Sunshine Coast [PHOTOS] https://www.vancouverobserver.com/travel/powell-river-green-gem-sunshine-coast-photos A renaissance town worth a weekend trip— or maybe a move.<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/travel/powell-river-green-gem-sunshine-coast-photos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Travel Green travel Patricia Theatre Powell River Powell River Film Festival Sunshine Coast Sat, 21 Feb 2015 06:55:00 +0000 Sindhu Dharmarajah 20700 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com International dance show “Backstage” sets the bar high for Chutzpah! Festival 2015: video https://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/international-dance-show-backstage-sets-bar-high-chutzpah-festival-2015-video Watching Israeli group, Maria Kong, make their North American debut with the electric “Backstage,” is so breathtaking, it makes you wonder why they haven't premiered long ago in Canada.&nbsp; The...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/international-dance-show-backstage-sets-bar-high-chutzpah-festival-2015-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Chutzpah Festival dance Jewish culture Maria Kong Music Red room Theatre Fri, 20 Feb 2015 23:42:00 +0000 Sindhu Dharmarajah 20694 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com UPDATE: Lesley Gore, who died today at 68, remembered in 2012 video with Sia and Lena Dunham https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/update-lesley-gore-who-died-today-68-remembered-2012-video-sia-and-lena-dunham Lesley Gore passed away today at the age of 68. Her 1964 hit “You Don’t Own Me,” inspired a generation.<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/update-lesley-gore-who-died-today-68-remembered-2012-video-sia-and-lena-dunham" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Abortion feminism LGBTQ women in media women's issues women's rights Tue, 17 Feb 2015 03:33:00 +0000 Sindhu Dharmarajah 19898 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Climate change dating in Vancouver https://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/climate-change-dating-vancouver Valentine's Day weekend question: would you date someone who doesn’t share your environmental beliefs?&nbsp; Does your romantic target need a greenhouse gas target?&nbsp; That’s what we asked the...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/life/climate-change-dating-vancouver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Life Valentine's Day Sat, 14 Feb 2015 07:02:00 +0000 Sindhu Dharmarajah 20665 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com David Suzuki calls "YES!" campaign "one of the most important decisions facing our region" https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/david-suzuki-calls-yes-campaign-one-most-important-decisions-facing-our-region The YES! campaign launch drew a broad spectrum of support<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/david-suzuki-calls-yes-campaign-one-most-important-decisions-facing-our-region" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News David Suzuki NO Campaign Transit Referendum Translink YES Sun, 08 Feb 2015 23:06:00 +0000 Sindhu Dharmarajah 20629 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Vancouver Costco hit by farmed salmon protests https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/costco-hit-farmed-salmon-protests “I can’t believe how many people come up to us and say they want to know about [farmed salmon] — they’re worried,” said protester Shirley Samples.<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/costco-hit-farmed-salmon-protests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Costco farmed salmon Sat, 31 Jan 2015 09:09:00 +0000 Sindhu Dharmarajah 20597 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Nathan Cullen says Northern Gateway about more than pipeline https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/nathan-cullen-says-northern-gateway-about-more-pipeline “It’s more than just about a pipeline. It’s about our voice and our right to speak,” said Cullen. <p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/nathan-cullen-says-northern-gateway-about-more-pipeline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News bill C-628 Don Davies Enbridge Federal budget Joe Oliver Libby Davies NDP Northern Gateway Northern Gateway pipeline pipeline take back our coast Town hall Wed, 21 Jan 2015 04:15:00 +0000 Sindhu Dharmarajah 20532 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com