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!

New Media

Linda Solomon Wood to helm Canada's new online newspaper

“National Observer will focus on energy and the environment —at the intersection of business, politics and technology—and bring it to the next level.”

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Winnie the Pooh, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan plus films on newspapers and travel

The boy wizard is now a young man and takes his final movie bow in Harry Potter #8.The series ends on a high. (Read more)

Sixth Annual Women in Film Festival Vancouver

Look for great film screenings and useful industry workshops at the VWIFF.

Illuminate Yaletown 2011

Winter party complete with spectacular new media art installations in Yaletown celebrated the 2010 Olympics. Here is a late, but enthusiastic, wrap up of that event.

Media entrepreneurs brainstorm ways to create social change through technology

“All bets are off. The [old media] models have changed. The whole industry is in disarray,” photographer and social technology expert Kris Krug said at Remixology Vancouver!, a discussion panel last...

A new remedy for ADD, ADHD, and apathy

Most cultural progress is led by people who disobey societal norms. In order to thrive in school, you have to obey, memorize and regurgitate. If students speak out of turn or express themselves...

Virtual Howard Rheingold underwhelms audience at Vidweek 2010

A virtual keynote speaker, a discussion on wireless health care and lots of statistics -- all part of the fun at Vidweek 2010 in Vancouver.

Bad day for the internet in America, but Canada still has the chance to be a digital public policy leader

Not a good day for the internet in the United States, but in Canada, there may be hope for a better outcome; if someone files the appropriate complaint, that is. Would that someone be a Vancouver net

After collaborating with rappers like Dr. Dre and Nas, Chin Injeti's new acoustic solo album "D'tach" drops today

Vancouver's Chin Injeti has made music with DJ Khalil, The Clipse, Kayne West, Nas, Dr. Dre, 50 Cent, and Drake. But his new album, D'tach, is a masterpiece of solo simplicity.

Is it Game Over for Vancouver's Video Game Industry? Not quite yet

Is the iPhone killing Vancouver's video game industry?