Arts Section

UPDATE: Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s ‘Foolish Wiseman’ moved to Sun., Dec. 23

UPDATE: Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s ‘Foolish Wiseman’ moved to Sun., Dec. 23

UPDATE: Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s Taproot Theatre Christmas Play – Foolish Wiseman by Sean Gaffney – has been MOVED to Sunday, Dec. 23, starting at 11 a.m. Family, friends and neighbors... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding two Holiday events this Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding two Holiday events this Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church is presenting two Holiday events this weekend: Saturday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Children’s Fun Day – crafts, games, stories, movie, lunch. FREE for... [Read more]

REMINDER: Destination Des Moines’ annual Tree Lighting is this Friday!

REMINDER: Destination Des Moines’ annual Tree Lighting is this Friday!

REMINDER: Destination Des Moines will be kicking off the holidays with its annual Tree Lighting this FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018, from 6 – 7 p.m. at Big Catch Plaza. This year’s theme is “Winter... [Read more]

Community Choir Christmas Concert this Sunday at Grace Lutheran Church

Community Choir Christmas Concert this Sunday at Grace Lutheran Church

The 43rd annual FREE Community Choir Christmas Concert will be held this Sunday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church. You will have a chance to hear the St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, St. Luke’s... [Read more]

Man In Black Friday special: Watch ‘The Maury Island Incident’ for 50% off!

Man In Black Friday special: Watch ‘The Maury Island Incident’ for 50% off!

Why brave all the kooky, crazy crowds when you can stay warm and cozy inside and watch the locally-produced, award-winning film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ at an out-of-this-world 50% OFF... [Read more]

Get your Trees from Zenith Holland Nursery, a Holiday Tradition since 1907!

Get your Trees from Zenith Holland Nursery, a Holiday Tradition since 1907!

Established in 1907, Zenith Holland Nursery is the oldest continually operating business in Des Moines, and also the place for the freshest, most beautiful and distinctive trees to adorn your home and... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from MaST Center’s recent ‘Squid-A-Rama 18’

PHOTOS: Scenes from MaST Center’s recent ‘Squid-A-Rama 18’

Courtesy Des Moines Arts Commissioner Jerry Farmer come these great photos taken at the MaST Center’s ‘Squid-A-Rama 18,’ held on Saturday, Nov. 10. The winner of the Golden Squid Award... [Read more]

Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s ‘Foolish Wiseman’ will be Sunday, Dec. 16

Des Moines Gospel Chapel’s ‘Foolish Wiseman’ will be Sunday, Dec. 16

Des Moines Gospel Chapel will be presenting a Taproot Theatre Christmas Play – Foolish Wiseman by Sean Gaffney – on Sunday, Dec. 16, starting at 11 a.m. Family, friends and neighbors are most welcome! Enjoy... [Read more]

VIDEO: Steve Edmiston presents ‘The Lost Cause’ to Port of Seattle Commission

VIDEO: Steve Edmiston presents ‘The Lost Cause’ to Port of Seattle Commission

Des Moines resident Steve Edmiston’s solo media and citizen activism campaign addressing noise and pollution impacts from increased flights at Sea-Tac Airport – The Briefing Project – continued... [Read more]

Destination Des Moines’ annual Tree Lighting will be Friday, Dec. 7

Destination Des Moines’ annual Tree Lighting will be Friday, Dec. 7

Destination Des Moines will be kicking off the holidays with its annual Tree Lighting on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, from 6 – 7 p.m. at Big Catch Plaza. This year’s theme is “Winter Wonderland.” Dress... [Read more]

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Holiday Bazaar is Nov. 16-17

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Holiday Bazaar is Nov. 16-17

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Holiday Bazaar will be held this coming Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16 & 17, 2018. This event will run from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Des Moines... [Read more]

Des Moines Garden Club Community’s Holiday Workshop will be Dec. 1

Des Moines Garden Club Community’s Holiday Workshop will be Dec. 1

The Des Moines Garden Club Community will be holding a Holiday Workshop on Saturday, Dec. 1. This Community Workshop will run from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Marcus Whitman Presbyterian Church. “Come... [Read more]

ART: See ‘Portraits of Puget,’ by our former Intern Bryan Shickley

ART: See ‘Portraits of Puget,’ by our former Intern Bryan Shickley

Former South King Media Intern Bryan Shickley has been creating ‘Portraits of Puget,’ some samples of which he is sharing with us. Bryan was a student at Burien’s Big Picture High School,... [Read more]

‘The Maury Island Incident’ Mural will be moving to Des Moines

‘The Maury Island Incident’ Mural will be moving to Des Moines

During the filming of the award-winning film “The Maury Island Incident,” a local artist named Nancy Pahl was commissioned by Executive Producer John White to create a mural that visually... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Lost Things

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Lost Things

By Dave Markwell Once a year, I dig through my closet to find my wig. Over time, the staple element of my perennial “guy-in-a-wig” Halloween costume has become a little knappy. Originally, it was... [Read more]

Farmers Market successes and state legislative priorities discussed by Council

Farmers Market successes and state legislative priorities discussed by Council

By Jack Mayne The Des Moines Farmers Market said the market now is “one of the best things going on in the city during the summer,” and new President Kim Richmond offered all involved thanks for “the... [Read more]