By Ashley Swanson December 7, 2013 6 a.m.
A holiday tradition returns as Northwest Classical Ballet presents the ballet "The Nutcracker." Join Clara as she ventures into the land of sugar plum fairies, snow queens and rat kings with her Nutcracker prince. The production features the company's professional and pre-professional dancers led by Artistic Director Maricar Drilon.
By Ashley Swanson November 30, 2013 6 a.m.
Soul and blues vocalist Linda Hornbuckle will join the Trail Band for a special performance by the eight-piece ensemble. “Making Spirits Bright” is the 10th annual benefit concert for the Salmon Creek Kiwanis Club. The Trail Band is best known for original and traditional arrangements that combine string and brass instruments, from tubas and fiddles to hammer dulcimers and penny whistles.
By Ashley Swanson November 29, 2013 6 a.m.
Chef Sebastian Carosi of downtown's Muddy Waters restaurant, 609 W. 11th St, wasn't worried about making more than 600 "mini-burgers" for the Seattle Lamb Jam until his 200 pounds of local lamb shoulder arrived — unground.
By Ashley Swanson November 23, 2013 6 a.m.
Find all the fixings for your Thanksgiving and holiday tables as the Vancouver Farmers Market hosts a special Harvest Market. Late-season produce, from squash to peppers, baked goods, and locally raised meats will be available for purchase. The Clark County Food Bank will also be in attendance for a holiday food drive.
By Ashley Swanson November 16, 2013 6 a.m.
Clark College Theatre presents "Curse of the Starving Class," a dark comic exploration of the American family with an absurdist twist. The Tate clan consists of a drunken father, a burned-out mother, a rebellious teen daughter and idealistic son trying to hold onto their family bond, rural farm and traditional ways of living.
By Ashley Swanson November 10, 2013 6 a.m.
In this golden age of online shopping, there is also a parallel trend of wanting to spend our money on authentic and meaningful things, from local produce to crafted furniture. Three local artisans from Clark County have catapulted their creative wares across the globe, thanks to the website Etsy.com.
By Ashley Swanson November 9, 2013 6 a.m.
Second Saturday at the Water Resources Education Center will honor Native American Indian Heritage Month with specific crafts and activities for children to learn more about native cultures. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.