Erica Gehrke

Sam Sightings Continue and So Does the Strike

Vancouver's baby-faced mayor came out for the Gay Pride Day parade on Pacific Boulevard in the West End. Photo by Erica Gehrke

A Yogathon Brings Bliss and Beyond in the Pouring Rain

Over a thousand people gathered at UBC Thunderbird Stadium for 108 minutes of yoga on Saturday to raise money for children with HIV/AIDS. The Yogathon attracted yogis at all levels. Their shared...

Recalling the Snow as Summer Comes On

By 6:30am the coffee was brewing and by 7:30am we were winding our way up the ‘Sea to Sky’ towards one of the best ski resorts in the world: Whistler Mountain. It was the last weekend Whistler...

The Day After…the Tomorrow Collective

Ever wonder about the mating rituals between a playwright and a swordsman? Do opposites attract? Well, if opposites aren’t naturally attracted The Tomorrow Collective makes it so, in their creative...

Hello, Monet and Dali

Photo by Lawrence Blitz and article by Erica Gehrke Bubbling over with enthusiasm at the expected smash success of the Monet to Dali exhibit, director of the Vancouver Art Gallery, Kathleen Bartels,...

Trucked Up

In Chinatown, a big semi truck took a turn too close and ended up taking out this pole so a construction worker said, causing both pedestrian and auto traffic to re-route this afternoon. Photo by...

Yoga Thrives

Feeling a bit run down, I thought a Bikram’s class would suffice to sweat any impurities away and kick start my immune system since escaping these May showers for a week in Costa Rica isn’t quite as...

A Himilayan Trek Takes Power and Pills

Morning and night I peeled my socks off and with them came pieces of skin, scabs, and a malodorous waft. Surviving another day, I hobbled along, walking stick in hand, heading for Junbesi’s Health...