Arts Section

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]

REMINDER: Dia de los Muertos is FRIDAY at the Burien Community Center

REMINDER: Dia de los Muertos is FRIDAY at the Burien Community Center

REMINDER: Burien’s fantástico, annual Day of the Dead Celebration – Dia de los Muertos – will be held this FRIDAY, Nov 2, 2018, from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. “Ven... [Read more]

Woodmont Union seeks to re-open 1933 local socialite death investigation

Woodmont Union seeks to re-open 1933 local socialite death investigation

The Woodmont Union of the Unexplained and Unresolved (“WUUU”) held its annual meeting last weekend and took up the tragic story of Mary Lydia Fitzgerald, a Tacoma socialite whose body was discovered... [Read more]

Harvest Festival will be at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church on Wed., Oct. 31

Harvest Festival will be at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church on Wed., Oct. 31

All are invited to a Harvest Festival on Wednesday, Oct. 31 (Halloween Night) at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in SeaTac. This event starts at 6 p.m., and includes Dinner! Bring a can of food for the... [Read more]

Artists United Annual Art Fair will be at Normandy Park Cove Nov. 3-4

Artists United Annual Art Fair will be at Normandy Park Cove Nov. 3-4

Artists United Annual Art Fair will be held at the Normandy Park Cove the weekend of Nov. 3-4, 2018. The event will run from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday, and admission is FREE. Original... [Read more]

WWI music will be performed at Des Moines United Methodist Church Oct. 27

WWI music will be performed at Des Moines United Methodist Church Oct. 27

Des Moines United Methodist Church will present music written from the first World War period, and performed by four outstanding artists on the viola, oboe, piano, and soprano this coming Saturday, Oct.... [Read more]