By Ashley Swanson March 8, 2014 6 a.m.
Set in 19th century Germany, "Spring Awakening" follows the trials and tribulations of the teens Melchior, Wendla, Moritz and Ilse as they struggle with growing up in a society of repression and rigid expectations. Clark College Theatre presents this award-winning Broadway rock musical by Steven Sater with music by Duncan Sheik. The production is recommend for mature audiences due to language and adult themes.
By Ashley Swanson March 7, 2014 6 a.m.
Dan Berne began his novel, "The Gods of Second Chances," three years ago as a longtime resident of Vancouver. Now a resident of Portland, Berne will be reading his novel Sunday at Powell's City of Books in Portland as part of its debut launch.
By Ashley Swanson February 22, 2014 6 a.m.
Ridgefield artist Robert Bickel has painted his whole life, with periods of ebb and flow in activity. Bickel has been an architectural designer for 25 years. His work incorporates the familiar aesthetic of straight lines and geometric shapes against more abstract and natural forms.
By Ashley Swanson February 15, 2014 6 a.m.
All things equestrian return to the fourth annual Washington State Horse Expo. There's something for everyone, from the Extreme Cowboy Race and BlackPearl Friesian Dance Troupe, to the clinics by trainer Dan James of Double Dan Horsemanship, clinician Craig Cameron and demonstrations by Marvin Pierce's Cow Dogs. Plus multiple vendors, show horses and more.
By Ashley Swanson February 7, 2014 6 a.m.
In many ways, the fourth album by Lincoln's Beard will be the band's first. Titled "Honorary Sibling," it's the first record with the band's new members, guitarist Aram Arslanian and drummer Abe Holderman. It's also the first with a big record release concert, set for this week at the Doug Fir Lounge in Portland.
By Ashley Swanson February 1, 2014 6 a.m.
The concerts are among several options for getting out and about this weekend.
By Ashley Swanson February 11, 2014 11:28 a.m.
Aspiring fashion designer German Madrigal, 25, will be showcasing his work on the fashion world's biggest stage. And it will be his second runway show.
By Ashley Swanson January 25, 2014 6 a.m.
Even in the winter, the Moulton Falls Trail, outside of Yacolt, offers plenty to see. Moulton Falls Regional Park is home to three waterfalls, volcanic rock formations and a three-story-tall bridge over the East Fork of the Lewis River. A moderate 2.5-mile trail runs from Moulton Falls Park to the Hantwick Road Trailhead along the riverbank. Hantwick Road connects to Lucia Falls Park via a one-mile loop, that also can be accessed from Northeast Lucia Falls Road. The area also includes parking, restrooms, picnic areas and equestrian trails.