Saxophonist David Evans featured at tonight’s Jazz Vespers in Vancouver, WA

The bimonthly Jazz Vespers series continues tonight at 6 p.m. with Portland-based jazz saxophonist and clarinetist David Evans at St. Luke's-San Lucas Episcopal Church, 426 E. Fourth Plain Blvd. in Vancouver, Washington. Evans began his career in his home state of Alabama in the late 1970s and moved to Portland in 1994. He has performed … Continue reading Saxophonist David Evans featured at tonight’s Jazz Vespers in Vancouver, WA

It’s a Museum Free-For-All today in southern California

Featured image: The Ralph Guild Radio Studio at The Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles (photo by Grant Mudford; courtesy The Paley Center for Media) Today is the annual Museum Free-For-All in southern California, and more than 30 museums are participating. General admission to all of these museums are free. Special exhibits and parking are at the … Continue reading It’s a Museum Free-For-All today in southern California

Thursday lecture and slideshow in Seattle to recap top news of 2016

The Seattle Times is hosting a free lecture and slideshow of the photos and videos that made news last year on Thursday, January 26, 7-8:15 p.m., in the Microsoft Auditorium at the Seattle Central Library. Seating is first-come, first-served. The library is located at 1000 4th Avenue, between Madison and Spring Streets. Garage parking at … Continue reading Thursday lecture and slideshow in Seattle to recap top news of 2016

Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s Ghosts of Christmas Eve delightfully beyond powerful

Featured image: Our stage view for the Trans-Siberian Orchestra's Ghosts of Christmas Eve show at the Moda Center in Portland on December 30, 2016. (photo by Cheryl Landes) Every time I’ve heard the big, bold holiday sounds of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra on the radio, I’d imagine it performing in a huge cathedral with perfect acoustics. The … Continue reading Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s Ghosts of Christmas Eve delightfully beyond powerful

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus closing in May

Featured image: Tigers on stage at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus (Copyright ©2014, Feld Entertainment, Inc. All Rights Reserved.  Used with Permission from Feld Entertainment.) Last night, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced that the Greatest Show on Earth is closing forever in May after a 146-year run. The closing is related … Continue reading Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus closing in May

Military history talks focus on global fights on terrorism, 20th Century wars

Learn more about the global war on terrorism from the perspective of retired military officers and historians at monthly talks sponsored by the Vancouver Barracks Military Association starting on Thursday, January 19, at the Marshall House in Vancouver, Washington. The World War I centennial, Vietnam War, Spanish-American War, and other military conflicts will also be … Continue reading Military history talks focus on global fights on terrorism, 20th Century wars

Celebrate 100th anniversary of Transfer Day with travel discount to the Virgin Islands

Featured image: Golfers at Mahogany Run on St. Thomas (photo courtesy U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism) If you’ve wanted to travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands but postponed because of the cost, this is your year to go. Throughout 2017, the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism celebrates the 100th anniversary of Transfer Day … Continue reading Celebrate 100th anniversary of Transfer Day with travel discount to the Virgin Islands

Registration open, volunteers needed for Father-Daughter Valentine’s Ball at Pearson Airfield

Dads, treat your daughters to an evening of dance, face painting, and refreshments Friday-Saturday, February 3-4, 6-8:30 p.m. at the historic Pearson Airfield hangar at 1115 E 5th Street in Vancouver, Washington. If your dance skills need refining, learn ballroom and hip hop moves from Groove Nation Dance. Dance instruction is included in the admission fee. … Continue reading Registration open, volunteers needed for Father-Daughter Valentine’s Ball at Pearson Airfield