Arts Section

‘J. Edgar Hoover’s Flying Discs: Maury Island Incident’ at Norwescon April 13

‘J. Edgar Hoover’s Flying Discs: Maury Island Incident’ at Norwescon April 13

Local filmmakers and historians Steve Edmiston and Scott Schaefer will be presenting ‘J. Edgar Hoover’s Flying Discs: The Maury Island Incident’ at the 40th Annual Norwescon from 3 – 5... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s ‘Musical Americana’ concert is TONIGHT

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s ‘Musical Americana’ concert is TONIGHT

Des Moines United Methodist Church presents – TONIGHT, Saturday, March 18 at 7 p.m. – a Saltwater Music Series Concert called “Musical Americana.” This concert will feature beautiful Classical... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Over $65,000 raised at 13th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival!

PHOTOS: Over $65,000 raised at 13th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival!

Our friends at the Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park tell us they raised an “unofficial” total of $65,056 from the 13th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival, held March 3 and 4! “Last... [Read more]

REMINDER: FREE ‘Repair Time’ fix-it event at Burien Community Center Wed.

REMINDER: FREE ‘Repair Time’ fix-it event at Burien Community Center Wed.

REMINDER: A FREE ‘Repair Time’ fix-it event will be held at the Burien Community Center this Wednesday, March 1, from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. “Bring your small household items including clothing... [Read more]

Northwest Ale Fest fundraiser will be Saturday, Mar. 11 at Normandy Park Cove

Northwest Ale Fest fundraiser will be Saturday, Mar. 11 at Normandy Park Cove

Great Beer. Great Music.  Great Cause NORTHWEST ALE FEST The Cove, Normandy Park, WA Come see how you can make a big difference in the lives of orphaned children, all while sipping local beers, listening... [Read more]

Local Historians seek state recognition for infamous 1947 flying disc story

Local Historians seek state recognition for infamous 1947 flying disc story

Local historic group the Maury Island Incident Historical Society (“MIIHS”) has submitted a Resolution to Washington State Senators Karen Keiser (33rd District) and Sharon Nelson (34th District)... [Read more]

Tickets selling fast for 13th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival on March 3 & 4

Tickets selling fast for 13th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival on March 3 & 4

Tickets are selling fast for the 13th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival – one of the Northwest’s premier winery celebrations – set for Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4. Join the fun with live... [Read more]

Proceeds from March 3 & 4 Poverty Bay Wine Festival will go to Music4Life

Proceeds from March 3 & 4 Poverty Bay Wine Festival will go to Music4Life

Wine, music and a great cause – the annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival – presented this year on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4 at the Des Moines Beach Park Event Center – is proud to be donating... [Read more]

REVIEW: ‘Sex with Strangers’ not to be missed; plus, how to get FREE tickets!

REVIEW: ‘Sex with Strangers’ not to be missed; plus, how to get FREE tickets!

Photos by Michael Brunk Review by Shelli Park A play entitled ‘Sex with Strangers’ can be a bit provocative if the subject of sex makes you feel uncomfortable. Burien Actors Theatre (BAT)... [Read more]

First-ever Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be Thursday, Feb. 23

First-ever Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be Thursday, Feb. 23

All are invited to attend the first-ever Waterland Wine & Art Walk in Des Moines on Thursday, Feb. 23, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Six local businesses will host a wine tasting and Art Show, in collaboration... [Read more]

Poverty Bay Wine Festival fundraiser will be back for its 13th year on March 3 & 4!

Poverty Bay Wine Festival fundraiser will be back for its 13th year on March 3 & 4!

Get ready to raise your wine glasses for a good cause – the Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be back at the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium for its 13th year on Friday, March 3 & Saturday, March... [Read more]

4Culture offering grant money for creative projects; deadlines are March 1 & 8

4Culture offering grant money for creative projects; deadlines are March 1 & 8

The Three Yells present Giselle Deconstruct. Photo by Tim Summers. 4Culture – King County’s cultural funding agency – is currently offering grants to support projects for individuals and groups... [Read more]

Ugandan Chess Champ Phiona Musei will be at SeaTac Community Center Thurs.

Ugandan Chess Champ Phiona Musei will be at SeaTac Community Center Thurs.

Phiona Musei – the Ugandan Chess Champion featured in the Disney film “Queen of Katwe” – will be making an appearance at the SeaTac Community Center this Thursday, Jan. 19. Doors will... [Read more]

REMINDER: Food Bank fundraiser concert at Des Moines UMC this Saturday

REMINDER: Food Bank fundraiser concert at Des Moines UMC this Saturday

REMINDER: ‘Saltwater Music Series’ – a fundraiser concert for the Des Moines Area Food Bank – will be at the Des Moines United Methodist Church this Saturday, Jan. 14, starting at 7 p.m. The... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding free concert this Saturday night

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding free concert this Saturday night

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding a concert this Saturday, Jan. 14, starting at 7 p.m. – an Evening of Folk-inspired chamber music, stretching from North America, to the British Isles,... [Read more]

Highline College celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. with free events Jan. 17–20

Highline College celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. with free events Jan. 17–20

The public is invited to free events and workshops Jan. 17–20, 2017, as Highline College hosts its 22nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Week celebration. The theme of this year’s celebration is “Fear,... [Read more]

Highline Film Festival to show work of five students on Wednesday, Jan. 25

Highline Film Festival to show work of five students on Wednesday, Jan. 25

UPDATE: This post has been revised to reflect a new date – Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 – for the film festival screening: A tender film focused on family and backed by a simple soundtrack took top honors... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Rocket Ships.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Rocket Ships.

by Dave Markwell 2016 sucked. Hard. It was without question the most challenging year of my life and maybe just simply the worst one I’ve ever had. I hope it dies in the dust of my history and not become... [Read more]