At some point, whittling a piece of wood becomes carving. It might be a small animal or a character, but a local artist wanted to carve something bigger -- so big, in fact, that it's 30 to 40 feet tall. It's a totem pole.
Things are getting "real" for students across the Tri-cities. Through Project Real, which stands for Reinforcing Education through Artistic Learning, the Barter Theatre encourages kids by relating to what they know.