Arts Section

Local Piano Technician prepares Pianos for Saturday’s Burien Jazz Walk

Local Piano Technician prepares Pianos for Saturday’s Burien Jazz Walk

This weekend we will once again treated to an evening of Jazz with the Burien Jazz walk this Saturday, Sept. 23, and two of the venues – St Elizabeth’s Church and Classic Eats – have pianos tuned... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market is reminding everyone that the holidays are fast approaching and you need to stock up on some “Holiday Cheer” (Farmers Market Wines). Stop by the wine tasting... [Read more]

REMINDER: Zombie Fest NW is Saturday at Normandy Park Towne Center!

REMINDER: Zombie Fest NW is Saturday at Normandy Park Towne Center!

REMINDER: Hundreds of Zombies of all ages will gather for the 6th annual Zombie Fest Northwest this Saturday, Sept. 16 to celebrate the beginning of the haunting and holiday season! Held at the Normandy... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Gone.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Gone.

by Dave Markwell Last Saturday, I dropped my son off at college. Walking the hallways of his fraternity, I remembered the timeless smells of stale beer and bad choices. I carried a mini-fridge, a TV,... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market is winding down to its last three Saturdays! Be sure to get all your canning provisions for the fall. Remember we offer of 2 hours free validated parking for shoppers.... [Read more]

Bronze sculpture worth $14,500 stolen from Des Moines Marina Promenade

Bronze sculpture worth $14,500 stolen from Des Moines Marina Promenade

The City of Des Moines needs your help! This bronze sculpture – entitled “Beginning” by artist Sabah Al-Dhaher – was stolen recently from the Des Moines Marina Promenade: “We do... [Read more]

Zombie Fest will raise awareness about disaster preparedness on Sat., Sept. 16

Zombie Fest will raise awareness about disaster preparedness on Sat., Sept. 16

Hundreds of Zombies of all ages will gather for the 6th annual Zombie Fest Northwest on Saturday, Sept. 16 to celebrate the beginning of the haunting and holiday season! Zombie Fest Northwest, formerly... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market is coming into the last month of this season and hopes that shoppers who have not yet visited will accept our offer of 2 hours free validated parking for the Saturday... [Read more]

Arts Gala on Poverty Bay fundraiser Auction & Sale will be Friday, Sept. 22

Arts Gala on Poverty Bay fundraiser Auction & Sale will be Friday, Sept. 22

The Arts Gala on Poverty Bay fundraiser Auction & Sale will be held at the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium on Friday, Sept. 22, from 5 – 9 p.m. An evening of great arts featuring Poverty Bay’s... [Read more]

Dale Lindeke, local Piano Technician, achieves RPT designation

Dale Lindeke, local Piano Technician, achieves RPT designation

Local piano technician Dale Lindeke recently completed the requirements to earn the Registered Piano Technician designation. He becomes one of less than 2,500 people in the world who have completed a series... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Straight nails.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Straight nails.

by Dave Markwell I’m currently working on an interesting little deck project. This project has involved some demolition, re-framing, new decking, posts, and rails, etc. During the demo phase, I found... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for this Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market is coming into the last month of this season and hopes that shoppers who have not yet visited will accept our offer of 2 hours FREE validated parking for the Saturday... [Read more]

Des Moines Theater Open House shows off plans for historic building

Des Moines Theater Open House shows off plans for historic building

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School The Des Moines Theater hosted an open house on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 26. It’s in the process of construction, with plans to add housing to the upper floors... [Read more]

City of Des Moines honors ‘Spirit of Des Moines’ award winners Thursday night

City of Des Moines honors ‘Spirit of Des Moines’ award winners Thursday night

At Thursday night’s Council meeting, the City of Des Moines gave out their 2016 Spirit of Des Moines Awards to several notable locals: Lifetime Awards (posthumous): CARMEN SCOTT Carmen Scott was a long-time... [Read more]

REMINDER: Last chance to save $5 off tix for Saturday’s Blues & Brews Fest!

REMINDER: Last chance to save $5 off tix for Saturday’s Blues & Brews Fest!

REMINDER: The 8th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will rock the waterfront from Noon – 8 p.m. at Des Moines Beach Park this Saturday, Aug. 26! And this is your last chance to save $5 off... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings for Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

Wanolitto’s Musings for Saturday’s Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market is still a good choice for you and your vistors and hopes that shoppers who are still staying away will accept our offer of 2 hours free validated parking for the... [Read more]

‘Pip! Pip! Cheerio!’ Let’s all go to the English Fête on Saturday, Sept. 9!

‘Pip! Pip! Cheerio!’ Let’s all go to the English Fête on Saturday, Sept. 9!

Fête rhymes with PLATE and you will HATE to miss the 4th annual English Fête on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton. Festive village fêtes are fairs,... [Read more]

‘Big Beer Pong Battle’ will add fun new element to Blues & Brews Fest Saturday

‘Big Beer Pong Battle’ will add fun new element to Blues & Brews Fest Saturday

If you like blues or brews – or have ever been to a frat party – at sometime in your life you may have also run across a fun little party game called ‘Beer Pong,’ where people toss ping... [Read more]

Comedian Susan Rice will perform at Wesley Homes Des Moines Fri., Sept. 22

Comedian Susan Rice will perform at Wesley Homes Des Moines Fri., Sept. 22

Wesley Homes retirement communities welcomes comedian Susan Rice to its Des Moines campus on Friday, Sept. 22 at 6 p.m.! Making people laugh comes naturally to Rice. In college, Rice found that she loved... [Read more]

Free classical chamber music at Des Moines United Methodist Church Sat.

Free classical chamber music at Des Moines United Methodist Church Sat.

Des Moines United Methodist Church has an evening of classical chamber music this Saturday, Aug. 26, starting at 7 p.m.: Julia Adams Viola/Violin & Steven Luksan, piano/Composer, will present pieces... [Read more]