Entertainment Section

Award-winning ‘Maury Island Incident’ film (& presentation) will be Sun., June 11

Award-winning ‘Maury Island Incident’ film (& presentation) will be Sun., June 11

The locally-produced, award-winning film “The Maury Island Incident” will screen – along with a presentation by filmmakers Steve Edmiston and Scott Schaefer – at the Northwest Film Forum... [Read more]

Reserve your Shuttle for Opening Day of Des Moines Farmers Market Sat., June 3!

Reserve your Shuttle for Opening Day of Des Moines Farmers Market Sat., June 3!

Wanolitto reminds all seniors that Opening Day of the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market is Saturday June 3, so don’t forget to call three days in advance for the Sound Generations Hyde Shuttle door... [Read more]

Shorewood ‘Streets of Garage Sales’ will be held on Saturday, June 3

Shorewood ‘Streets of Garage Sales’ will be held on Saturday, June 3

It’s that time of year again – the Shorewood ‘Streets of Garage Sales’ is coming Saturday, June 3, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.! The Streets of Garage Sales is a beloved annual event that takes place... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High School’s Cassidy Huff nominated for 5th Avenue Award

Mt. Rainier High School’s Cassidy Huff nominated for 5th Avenue Award

The 5th Avenue Theater’s annual celebration of musical theater in high schools across Washington State – which will take place on June 12, 2017 – has released its nominees, and current Mt.... [Read more]

Wanolitto’s Musings: Less than two weeks until Farmers Market Opening Day!

Wanolitto’s Musings: Less than two weeks until Farmers Market Opening Day!

Wanolitto says it is less than two weeks until Opening Day – on Saturday, June 3 – for the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market! We are looking forward to another successful season; the Market will... [Read more]

REMINDER: Normandy Park Arts Festival is this weekend!

REMINDER: Normandy Park Arts Festival is this weekend!

Poster art by 2016 arts festival “People’s Choice” award winner Crystal Campbell REMINDER: The Normandy Park Arts Festival will be held this weekend – May 20-21, 2017 – with an Art Show/Competition... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s evening of chamber music is Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s evening of chamber music is Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be presenting an evening of chamber music inspired by Norway this Saturday night, May 20, starting at 7 p.m. Pianist/composer Steven Luksan will be joined by... [Read more]

Burien Film Festival seeking Sponsors – here’s how YOU (& your biz) can help

Burien Film Festival seeking Sponsors – here’s how YOU (& your biz) can help

Photo by Michael Brunk | nwlens.com The Burien Film Festival (BFF) is offering sponsorship opportunities for its upcoming 2017 season! Choose your level of sponsorship and receive exclusive opportunities... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Sundays and Sins.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Sundays and Sins.

by Dave Markwell My daughter is a homebody. On another gray Sunday morning, after I fulfilled her very specific breakfast requests (demands), she crawled back into the snuggly little cave of blankets... [Read more]

Rotary Club giving away pair of tickets to Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival!

Rotary Club giving away pair of tickets to Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival!

In anticipation of the 8th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival, The Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park is giving away a FREE pair of tickets! Just click below to enter: https://goo.gl/q52DAc This... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation launches citywide Playground Project Campaign

Des Moines Legacy Foundation launches citywide Playground Project Campaign

Field House Park Play structure to be replaced. The Des Moines Citywide Playground Project – approved by the City Council in March of this year – will provide designs to repair and replace play structures... [Read more]

Normandy Park Arts Festival will be held the weekend of May 20-21

Normandy Park Arts Festival will be held the weekend of May 20-21

Poster art by 2016 arts festival “People’s Choice” award winner Crystal Campbell The Normandy Park Arts Festival will be held the weekend of May 20-21, 2017, with an Art Show/Competition & Awards,... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding Huge Rummage Sale Fri. & Sat.

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding Huge Rummage Sale Fri. & Sat.

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding a Huge Rummage Sale this Friday & Saturday, May 12 & 13, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. Lots of treasures! Toys, tools, housewares,... [Read more]

Spend the Day with Mom at PowellsWood This Weekend

Spend the Day with Mom at PowellsWood This Weekend

by Greg Wright Good relationships require special care, and the intimate garden of PowellsWood is one super place to cultivate family bonds over Mother’s Day weekend. Whether it’s reminiscing about... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid Story of Roy Olmstead’ is TONIGHT

REMINDER: ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid Story of Roy Olmstead’ is TONIGHT

REMINDER: Local historian/lawyer/writer Steve Edmiston (pictured, left) will present ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid – Story of Roy Olmstead’ at a fundraiser for the Des Moines Historical Society... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Of a winter and a spring…

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Of a winter and a spring…

by Dave Markwell While driving home from school the other day, my 13 year old daughter queried, “Why did the chicken cross the road?” “I don’t know. Why?” I replied. “To go to the idiot’s... [Read more]

Mount Rainier High School Drama’s ‘The Addams Family’ opens Thursday!

Mount Rainier High School Drama’s ‘The Addams Family’ opens Thursday!

Mount Rainier High School Drama Production The Addams Family opens on May 4, 7 p.m.! The production continues May 5, 6, 12 &13, with performances at 7 p.m., and an additional matinee performance... [Read more]

450+ expected to Y.E.L.L. for Young Women of Color at Highline College May 20

450+ expected to Y.E.L.L. for Young Women of Color at Highline College May 20

Young women of color are invited to Highline College for the Y.E.L.L. Summit – a free event designed to empower, encourage and educate – scheduled for Saturday, May 20. Y.E.L.L. stands for ‘Young... [Read more]

Learn Storytelling & help Highline Food Bank at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday

Learn Storytelling & help Highline Food Bank at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday

Young Reflections Photography Larry Snyder will discuss the origins – and importance – of storytelling, and there will also be a fundraising drive for the Highline Area Food Bank at Tuesday’s... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market’s opens Saturday, June 3!

SAVE THE DATE: Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market’s opens Saturday, June 3!

The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market’s opening day will be Saturday, June 3, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. with the popular Food Truck-In, featuring over 10 Trucks. The Saturday market will run from... [Read more]