You Bet Your Life with Jay Leno

By Danielle Champíet The 2021 reboot of this fun show proves to be even more fun and entertaining than its predecessor. The show’s beautiful set is bright, colorful and tastefully designed. Jay Leno and Kevin Eubanks provide comical and witty banter that’s great for the whole family. Guest stars are random strangers from all walks […]

Why Is It So F-ing Hot?!

By Danielle Champíet The year 2021 has yielded some of the hottest temperatures in Washington state to date. Growing up in this area, summers were always moderate. A hit day was 90°. Those weren’t often seen. Nicknamed “The Rainy State”, our days were usually overcast with light showers and drizzling rain. Pretty vanilla compared to […]

Perseid Meteor Shower

by Danielle Champíet I LOVE a good, natural spectacle. Get your wishes ready because we’re in for a treat! The next few nights will be the best for seeing the Perseid meteor shower. Named after the constellation, Perseus, from which they originate. They look like flashes of light with tails. In Greek mythology, Perseus, the […]

Poetry Moves; A Celebration Of Poetry

by Danielle Champíet-Coronado Enjoying its fourth year, Poetry Moves celebrated with music, dance and much poetry at the Vancouver Community Library on April 28, 2019. A collaboration between Artstra (formerly Arts of Clark County) and C-Tran, the program is designed to promote art and artists throughout Clark County by displaying poetry on C-Tran buses. Dividing […]

Last Tuesdays Poetry Group; November 27, 2018

by Danielle Champíet-Coronado We closed out 2018 with a phenomenal reading by Sam Roxas-Chua. Nearly an all-star gathering, some of the top names in Pacific Northwest poetry came out to support his reading and to share some of their own art. On such a night one can feel the essence of great poets past drawing […]