by Caylie Warkentin

Dear readers,

We hope that you are enjoying the welcoming warmth of spring and the extra light (we're approaching the longest day of the year which has 16 hours and 15 minutes of sunlight!).

This May we celebrated the mothers, nurturers, and caregivers in our lives, and we remain committed to supporting local women creatives in our Vancouver community through conversations and features on our blog.

We had the pleasure of sitting down with fellow Vancouver creative Chihiro Uki of Potteruki who crafts seaside-inspired pottery. She spoke to us about how the ocean and local shell species feature in her work and how the pandemic has impacted her art.

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A conversation with Chihiro Uki of Potteruki on her ocean-inspired work, her exploration into miniature pottery, and how the pandemic inspired and shaped her art.

Click here to read!

Discover local spa Circle Wellness - a private thermal spa that unites ancient wellness rituals with modern technology. Think hydrotherapy, sauna, and deeply comforting heated stones.

Slots fill up quickly, so be sure to sign up first of the month for an appointment.

June is a time of lush gardens and air sweetened with the soft scent of blooms. From June 3 to 12, Fleurs de Ville is treating Vancouver to a spectacular floral display in which local florists create elaborate works of art using fresh flowers. 

Their theme, FEMMES - a collection of trail-blazing women throughout history, presents inspiring life-size floral arrangements.

We're approaching the longest day of the year - June 21st, which will offer exactly 16 hours and 15 minutes of sunlight. Summer Solstice is a time when the sun is farthest north in the Northern Hemisphere and when many cultures around the globe celebrate this moment of the sun's apex.

Discover the history of summer solstices in celebration of the longest daylight in this article.
For staying hydrated 

The Juice Truck is a local, Vancouver-based juicery that specializes in fresh, cold-pressed juices. We love to pop a juice in our bag (We love The Turmeric) to stay hydrated on-the-go.

A comprehensive guide to PNW galleries + museums 

We love this small, yet deeply comprehensive, publication. It's perfect for popping in our bags and staying up-to-date on all the art-world happenings in the PNW.
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