Tagged with 'Arts'

Des Moines Gospel Chapel holding witty Father’s Day performance June 17

Des Moines Gospel Chapel holding witty Father’s Day performance June 17

Des Moines Gospel Chapel will be holding a witty performance by Actor/Storyteller Chuck Neighbors – a Christian actor and storyteller – at their church on Sunday, June 17 at 11 a.m. for Father’s... [Read more]

Pacific Middle School Wind Ensemble takes gold at World Heritage Music Festival

Pacific Middle School Wind Ensemble takes gold at World Heritage Music Festival

Congrats to Pacific Middle School’s Wind Ensemble, who took home the gold at the World Heritage Music Festival in San Francisco! The ensemble of 27 students were awarded 1st Place in the Middle School... [Read more]

REMINDER: Outdoor Sculpture Gallery Opening Celebration is this Saturday

REMINDER: Outdoor Sculpture Gallery Opening Celebration is this Saturday

REMINDER: The 2018-2020 Outdoor Sculpture Gallery Opening Celebration will be this Saturday, June 2 at 11 a.m. at the Des Moines Marina during Opening Day of the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market. The... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien Pride is this weekend & here’s the lineup!

REMINDER: Burien Pride is this weekend & here’s the lineup!

REMINDER: The second annual Burien Pride celebration will take place this weekend, with the main event at Town Square Park on Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with FREE admission to the... [Read more]

Mount Rainier High School celebrates successful musicians

Mount Rainier High School celebrates successful musicians

Mount Rainier High School is celebrating its saxophone quintet – Matthew Benedict, Nghia Nguyen, Liem Nguyen, Ian Benedict, and Jessica Kleebauer – who qualified for the Washington Music Educators’s... [Read more]

‘Flute Dialogues’ will be at Des Moines United Methodist Church this Saturday

‘Flute Dialogues’ will be at Des Moines United Methodist Church this Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be presenting ‘Flute Dialogues’ this Saturday, May 19, featuring Luisa and Alysa, two professional flute-players from Los Angeles. Steven Luksan will... [Read more]

Spring edition of the Waterland Wine & Art Walk is this Saturday, May 12

Spring edition of the Waterland Wine & Art Walk is this Saturday, May 12

The Spring edition of the Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be from Noon – 4 p.m. this Saturday, May 12. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $20, or for $25 on the day of the event. Advance tickets... [Read more]

Big Picture Senior’s ‘Low Tide Music Festival’ coming to Beach Park June 2

Big Picture Senior’s ‘Low Tide Music Festival’ coming to Beach Park June 2

Poster by Anna Moore As his Senior Project, Big Picture High School student Alex Heindel is producing the ‘Low Tide Music Festival,’ an all ages, FREE music festival in the Des Moines Beach... [Read more]

The next ‘Pitch Pit’ Screenwriting Competition will be this Friday, April 13

The next ‘Pitch Pit’ Screenwriting Competition will be this Friday, April 13

The next “Pitch Pit” Screenwriting Competition will be this Friday, April 13, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Create!, located at 216 W. Gowe Street in the Kent Arts District. Here’s how it... [Read more]

Fundraiser to support local Arts in Des Moines will be Thursday, May 31

Fundraiser to support local Arts in Des Moines will be Thursday, May 31

A fundraiser to support local Arts in the City of Des Moines will be held on Thursday, May 31. This event – being held at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium starting at 6 p.m. – will help support the... [Read more]

CALL TO ARTISTS: Get your Art in the Park for the 2018 Waterland Festival

CALL TO ARTISTS: Get your Art in the Park for the 2018 Waterland Festival

CALL TO ARTISTS: Get your ‘Art in the Park’ for the 2018 Waterland Festival: Application deadline: March 30, 2018 Apply now to exhibit at the newest summer art show in the area – Art in... [Read more]

Burien UFO Festival will feature guest speakers for first time on Thurs., April 5

Burien UFO Festival will feature guest speakers for first time on Thurs., April 5

The Burien UFO Festival is returning on Thursday, April 5 after a one-year hiatus (some say abduction), and new this year will be guest speakers giving presentations in The Tin Theater. This fun annual... [Read more]

Mount Rainier High Drama’s ‘Into the Woods’ continues through March 24

Mount Rainier High Drama’s ‘Into the Woods’ continues through March 24

“Join Cinderella, Jack, his trusty pet, Milky White, Little Red Ridinghood, the Baker, and many more as they go into the woods on a journey of life, love and longing…” Come to the spring... [Read more]

Local Students earn cash, kudos in Highline College Poetry Contest

Local Students earn cash, kudos in Highline College Poetry Contest

“Accent” earned Yasmine Leland (pictured above) first place in Highline College’s 2018 Student Poetry Contest. Leland was one of 88 writers who submitted 187 poems during the contest, a prelude... [Read more]

Grant allows group to honor Carmen Scott through waterfront sculpture

Grant allows group to honor Carmen Scott through waterfront sculpture

By Omie Drawhorn Port of Seattle Three years ago the City of Des Moines lost Carmen Scott (pictured above), a beloved community member who devoted her life to making the area a better place. Members of... [Read more]

Saltwater Music Series ‘Une Soirée Parisienne’ will be Saturday, March 17

Saltwater Music Series ‘Une Soirée Parisienne’ will be Saturday, March 17

Saltwater Music Series: ‘Une Soirée Parisienne’ will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2018, starting at 7 p.m. at Des Moines United Methodist Church: Liz Frazer, soprano Steven Luksan, piano/composer Celebrate... [Read more]

10-year old girl from Des Moines wins ‘Poison Prevention Week’ poster contest

10-year old girl from Des Moines wins ‘Poison Prevention Week’ poster contest

And the winner is… The Washington Poison Center announced this week that this year’s winner of the 2018 Annual Statewide Poison Prevention Week Poster Contest is Sharlene Le, a 10-year old... [Read more]

Film Contest winners earn recognition, cash prizes at Highline College

Film Contest winners earn recognition, cash prizes at Highline College

Student filmmakers found a variety of ways to tell the story of “Transformation,” the theme of the 2018 Highline College Film Festival. Contest judges selected four winners, with two very different... [Read more]

REVIEW: BAT’s <em>Rapture, Blister, Burn</em> is a very satisfying experience

REVIEW: BAT’s Rapture, Blister, Burn is a very satisfying experience

Photos by Michael Brunk Review by Shelli Park If you want to warm your hearts and minds during this February cold-spell head to Burien Actors Theatre for Rapture, Blister, Burn. Attending this production... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Waterland Wine & Art Walk’ is this Wednesday, Feb. 21!

REMINDER: ‘Waterland Wine & Art Walk’ is this Wednesday, Feb. 21!

REMINDER: Destination Des Moines’ Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be this Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 5 – 8 p.m.! This walk will include six Des Moines businesses, with featured Wineries and local... [Read more]