By Scott Hewitt August 1, 2015 6 a.m.
The children enrolled in the At Home At School summer school program at Washington State University Vancouver used to get fed by Share, the nonprofit agency that specializes in housing and sustaining the hungry and homeless. Which might make some sense, since many of these third- through eighth-graders are living in shelters or otherwise close to the edge; the point of At Home At School is to provide an alternative educational environment that gets around some of the serious barriers that impoverished children face every day.
By Scott Hewitt July 25, 2015 6 a.m.
Get out your time turner. Take a deeply magical breath. Give it the number of turns you'll need to absorb the entire eight-movie adolescence of Harry Potter and his pals in a single weekend.
By Scott Hewitt July 24, 2015 6 a.m.
The neighboring but deeply divided worlds of Lady O'Reilly's Irish Pub and Rose Fleishman's Jewish Deli needed to look as gritty and real as the mistrust between these two widows and the global war that was on the horizon in 1938.
By Scott Hewitt July 21, 2015 6 a.m.
Most students who come to the Piano Hospital in Vancouver to build careers in piano technology and tuning are low income and blind, executive director Cheri Martin said.