Tagged with 'Arts'

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]

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]

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]

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]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Whispers and a stream.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Whispers and a stream.

by Dave Markwell A couple of weeks ago, my thirteen year old daughter said with a smile, “I’m just not very good at things.” This was a pretty blanket statement preceded by her sucking at something.... [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

It is the hope of The Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market that shoppers who are still staying away will accept our offer of 2 hours free validated parking for the Saturday markets. Just show your purchases... [Read more]

Amazing bands will rock Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest on Saturday, Aug. 26

Amazing bands will rock Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest on Saturday, Aug. 26

One of the region’s premier blues music events returns to the shores of Des Moines on Saturday, Aug. 26, as the 8th Annual Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Fest rocks Des Moines Beach Park. Close to 20 craft... [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 Saturday Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market is still in operation – it’s only the Wednesday market that has closed. Please also keep in mind we will validate 2 hours free parking…

8th Annual Blues & Brews Festival will rock Des Moines Beach Park Sat., Aug. 26

8th Annual Blues & Brews Festival will rock Des Moines Beach Park Sat., Aug. 26

The 8th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will rock the waterfront at Des Moines Beach Park on Saturday, Aug. 26. Lisa Mann – winner of the prestigious 2016 Blues Music Award and the Oregon... [Read more]

REMINDER: David Bowie tribute band ‘Bowie Vision’ at Beach Park TONIGHT!

REMINDER: David Bowie tribute band ‘Bowie Vision’ at Beach Park TONIGHT!

REMINDER: The excellent David Bowie tribute band ‘Bowie Vision’ will perform for FREE tonight – Wed., Aug. 2, 2017 – at Des Moines Beach Park, starting at 7 p.m. Bring the whole family,... [Read more]

Free inaugural All-Day Music & Community Festival will be Sat., Aug. 12

Free inaugural All-Day Music & Community Festival will be Sat., Aug. 12

A FREE inaugural All-Day Music and Community Festival will be in Des Moines on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. All are welcome to enjoy a fun-filled day featuring 4+ live bands, fresh... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Rotary Club’s ‘Blues & Brews Fest’ will be Saturday, Aug. 26!

SAVE THE DATE: Rotary Club’s ‘Blues & Brews Fest’ will be Saturday, Aug. 26!

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. One of the region’s premier blues and craft beer festivals returns on Saturday, Aug. 26, as the 8th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival... [Read more]

Des Moines Theater holding Open House on Saturday, Aug. 26

Des Moines Theater holding Open House on Saturday, Aug. 26

The Des Moines Theater – bought and soon to be renovated by Artist/Developer Dan Spalding and Jeff Angell – will be holding an Open House on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, starting at 2 p.m. This will... [Read more]

Picnic Shelter dedication, BBQ, Kids & Music in the Park Wed. at Beach Park

Picnic Shelter dedication, BBQ, Kids & Music in the Park Wed. at Beach Park

This Wednesday, July 12 will be a big day in Des Moines, with four big events at Beach Park: 4:30 p.m.: BEACH PARK HISTORIC DISTRICT PICNIC SHELTER DEDICATION Help the City celebrate the reopening of the... [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 Sun Gods were looking down on the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market last Saturday, as everyone was thinking rain.  Again this weekend there will be NO paid parking. The start date for that has... [Read more]

Sunday Brunch + LIVE commentary with ‘The Maury Island Incident’ on June 25!

Sunday Brunch + LIVE commentary with ‘The Maury Island Incident’ on June 25!

Enjoy a unique, tasty and fun ‘Sunday Brunch with The Maury Island Incident’ on Sunday, June 25 from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at The Tin Theater! You’ll enjoy brunch, plus view a special,... [Read more]

‘Welcome to the Beach’ – how to enjoy your Waterland City this Summer

‘Welcome to the Beach’ – how to enjoy your Waterland City this Summer

If beaches, parks and sea life are on your list of things you love, point yourself in the direction of your Waterland City – Des Moines – this Summer! Offering stunning views of the Olympic Mountains... [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]