Try This: Art students get spotlight




The latest exhibit at Clark College’s Archer Gallery shines the spotlight on student work.

The college’s Art Student Annual is on display through June 5. The media on display include photography, painting, drawing, metal arts, sculpture, computer imagery and pottery.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, and noon to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

Where: Clark College’s Penguin Union Building, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver.

Telephone: 360-992-2246.

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The art exhibit is just one of several weekend entertainment options in Clark County and Portland. Others include the Vancouver USA Singers season finale, a celebration at the North Clark Historical Museum at the latest installment in the “Shrek” franchise arriving in theaters.

1. Vancouver USA Singers bring variety to finale

The Vancouver USA Singers’ final concert of the season honors director Ron Frasier and keyboardist Donna Frasier. The husband-and-wife team is retiring at the end of the season. The concert includes numbers by Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Gilbert and Sullivan. The group will also perform Asian, Celtic and patriotic tunes.

When: 7:30 tonight and 3 p.m. Sunday.

The Sunday performance was nearly sold out at press time.

Where: First Presbyterian Church, 4300 Main St., Vancouver.

Admission: $10, $8 for seniors and students, free for children 11 and younger.

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2. Museum celebrates landmark anniversary

The North Clark Historical Museum celebrates a milestone this weekend. The museum is hosting a 100th anniversary celebration, which recognizes the Amboy United Brethren Church and North Clark Historical Museum. The celebration highlights the past 100 years with historical re-enactors and live music.

When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. A fried chicken lunch will be served from 1-2 p.m.

Where: North Clark Historical Museum, 21416 N.E. 399th St., Amboy.

Admission: Donations accepted. The fried chicken lunch is $5-$6.

Telephone: 360-247-5800.

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3. McGraw brings ‘Southern Voice’ to Portland

Country superstar Tim McGraw will stop by Portland for a concert tonight. McGraw is touring in support of his latest album, “Southern Voice.” The country star has sold more than 40 million albums and has recorded 30 No. 1 singles throughout his career. Lady Antebellum, and Love and Theft will open the show.

When: 7 tonight.

Where: Rose Garden arena, 1 Center Court, Portland.

Admission: $49.75-$65.75 through the Rose Quarter, 877-789-7673 or

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4. ‘Shrek’ returns to big screen

The latest film in the “Shrek” franchise, “Shrek Forever After,” arrives in theaters this weekend. The popular ogre (voiced by Mike Myers) has settled down but longs for the days when people were afraid of him. He makes a deal and winds up in an alternate reality where ogres are hunted and no one from his former life, including Fiona (Cameron Diaz) and Donkey (Eddie Murphy), recognizes him.

When: Showtimes vary.

Where: Battle Ground Cinema, 1700 S.W. Ninth Ave., Battle Ground; Cinetopia, 11700 S.E. Seventh St., Vancouver; various Clark County Regal Cinemas locations.

Admission: Varies by theater.

Telephone: Battle Ground Cinema, 360-666-7200; Cinetopia, 360-213-2800; Regal Cinemas, 800-326-3264.

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