Arts Section

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]

Volunteers needed to help awesome local art project this Saturday in Des Moines!

Volunteers needed to help awesome local art project this Saturday in Des Moines!

Don’t miss your chance to learn from a Master Artist while collaborating to create a work of art that will be permanently displayed along Des Moines’ beautiful waterfront: World-renown artist... [Read more]

‘Fear on the Pier’ at the MaST Center will be Saturday, Oct. 27

‘Fear on the Pier’ at the MaST Center will be Saturday, Oct. 27

The Marine Science and Technology (MaST) Center will host a free Halloween festival, “Fear on the Pier,” from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27. Help put together marine mammal skeletons... [Read more]

Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be this Saturday, Oct. 6

Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be this Saturday, Oct. 6

Fall is upon us and it’s time for Des Moines’ October Waterland Wine & Art Walk this Saturday, Oct. 6! This fun event will take place from Noon – 4 p.m. in the Marina District, on Marine... [Read more]

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of closing of Spanish Castle this coming weekend

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of closing of Spanish Castle this coming weekend

‘Spanish Castle Magic’ is a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the closing of the Spanish Castle Ballroom, and it’ll be held this coming weekend – Friday, Oct. 5 through Sunday,... [Read more]

See George C Scott’s new sculpture ‘Kaleidoscope’ on Saturday, Oct. 6

See George C Scott’s new sculpture ‘Kaleidoscope’ on Saturday, Oct. 6

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation and renowned Artist George C Scott are collaborating to create a new sculpture – “Kaleidoscope” – funded by the Port of Seattle’s ACE grant program... [Read more]

Enjoy a Night of Hymns at Des Moines United Methodist Church this Saturday

Enjoy a Night of Hymns at Des Moines United Methodist Church this Saturday

Enjoy a night of your favorite Hymns at Des Moines United Methodist Church this Saturday, Sept. 29, starting at 7 p.m. Admission is FREE, and all are welcome. Sing along with “Harvest Music,”... [Read more]

Celebrate the Spanish Castle at the Oddfellows Hall on Friday, Oct. 5

Celebrate the Spanish Castle at the Oddfellows Hall on Friday, Oct. 5

As part of the weekend celebrating the historic Spanish Castle, the Oddfellows Hall in Des Moines is sponsoring a Swing Night on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. This will be a FREE event,... [Read more]

SoCo Culture’s ‘Engaging Trees’ Speaker Series kicks off tonight in Des Moines

SoCo Culture’s ‘Engaging Trees’ Speaker Series kicks off tonight in Des Moines

SoCo Culture’s Engaging Trees Speaker Series, which explores the vital role of trees in our lives begins TONIGHT – Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 – in Des Moines. This free event will include a panel... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Zombie Fest Northwest was fun, educational & scary

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Zombie Fest Northwest was fun, educational & scary

The 7th annual Zombie Fest Northwest was held at the Normandy Park Towne Center on Saturday, Sept. 15, and who knew that learning about disaster preparedness could be so fun…or scary? Zombies... [Read more]