Tagged with 'Arts'

Breeders Theater’s ‘Tolstory’ opens April 4 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium

Breeders Theater’s ‘Tolstory’ opens April 4 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium

Breeders Theater, South King County’s premier professional theater company, returns to Des Moines in April with a new show – Tolstory. The show runs April, 4, 5, 11, 12 at 7 p.m., and April 6 and... [Read more]

Breeders Theater returns with ‘Tolstory’ at Beach Park Auditorium in April

Breeders Theater returns with ‘Tolstory’ at Beach Park Auditorium in April

Breeders Theater is back with a new show for spring – ‘Tolstory‘ – written by T.M. Sell with music by Nancy Warren. Tolstory is a little bit Tolstoy and a tiny bit Toy Story, as four Russian... [Read more]

Internationally-acclaimed Pearl Django to perform at Wine Festival Sunday

Internationally-acclaimed Pearl Django to perform at Wine Festival Sunday

Gypsy Jazz stand-out Pearl Django will perform at the Poverty Bay Wine Festival on Sunday, March 2 at the historic Landmark Event Center in Des Moines. With a performance history spanning almost two decades,... [Read more]

Northwest’s only classic jazz festival set for March 8 at Landmark Event Center

Northwest’s only classic jazz festival set for March 8 at Landmark Event Center

The time is rapidly approaching for the Northwest’s only music festival that exclusively features classic jazz from the first half of the 20th Century – Burien Arts Association’s 6th annual... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Rainbow Connections…

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Rainbow Connections…

by Dave Markwell Some things change and some things don’t. I am entering the New Year with immense gratitude for both. With the notable exception of a few very old jackass buddies who will never change... [Read more]

Military Road to be focus of 2014 site-specific Arts projects

Military Road to be focus of 2014 site-specific Arts projects

Two projects focusing on the historical significance of Military Road (see map below) have received site-specific project funding from 4Culture, the cultural services agency that provides arts and heritage... [Read more]

St. Philomena Church will be holding its annual Holiday Bazaar on Nov. 23

St. Philomena Church will be holding its annual Holiday Bazaar on Nov. 23

St. Philomena Church in Des Moines will be holding its annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Over 40 quality crafters, featuring a wide variety of gifts plus tasty food offered... [Read more]

2014 Des Moines Arts Commission Positions Available

2014 Des Moines Arts Commission Positions Available

The City of Des Moines has openings on its Arts Commission (DMAC) with open positions starting January 1, 2014. Commission members are appointed by the Mayor and serve for a 3-year term. The deadline for... [Read more]

Breeders Theater returns with ‘Blood Pudding’ at Beach Park Auditorium

Breeders Theater returns with ‘Blood Pudding’ at Beach Park Auditorium

South King County’s funniest live theater group returns from the dead with the Halloween-themed production of ‘Blood Pudding,’ which opened Friday night (Oct. 25) at Beach Park Auditorium. The... [Read more]

Free Art Walk in Des Moines this Saturday

Free Art Walk in Des Moines this Saturday

Join fellow art-lovers this Saturday, Oct. 26, for a FREE Art Walk to enjoy the Public Art of Des Moines! Meet at the entrance to the Des Moines Library (21620 11th Avenue South), at 10 a.m. to have... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Test screenings of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ will be Nov. 2!

SAVE THE DATE: Test screenings of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ will be Nov. 2!

We’re almost done with the locally-shot and produced short indie film “The Maury Island Incident,” and we’re inviting everyone to come to our first FREE test screenings of it Saturday... [Read more]

VIDEO: The first trailer for ‘The Maury Island Incident’ has been released

VIDEO: The first trailer for ‘The Maury Island Incident’ has been released

The first trailer for the locally-produced short film “The Maury Island Incident” has been released: The film is based on the true story – taken directly from declassified FBI documents... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Squid-A-Rama Festival’ coming to MaST Center Nov. 16

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Squid-A-Rama Festival’ coming to MaST Center Nov. 16

The Des Moines Arts Commission will be hosting the Inaugural “Squid-a-rama Festival” & Art Contest in collaboration with Highline Community College MaST Center from 5 – 9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov.... [Read more]

Breeders Theater’s ‘Blood Pudding’ opens Oct. 25 at Beach Park Auditorium

Breeders Theater’s ‘Blood Pudding’ opens Oct. 25 at Beach Park Auditorium

Breeders Theater returns with its first new show in two years – “Blood Pudding” – written by local playwright and author T.M. Sell. The play is a satire on vampire and current affairs.... [Read more]

REMINDER: The amazing (and FREE) ‘Arts-A-Glow’ is Saturday night in Burien!

REMINDER: The amazing (and FREE) ‘Arts-A-Glow’ is Saturday night in Burien!

The amazing (and FREE) ‘Arts-A-Glow’ Lantern Festival and Procession is this Saturday night (Sept. 7) from 5 – 10 p.m. at Dottie Harper Park in Burien (map below)! “A magical evening... [Read more]

Autum Art Celebration will be at Des Moines Florist Saturday, Sept. 7

Autum Art Celebration will be at Des Moines Florist Saturday, Sept. 7

An Autumn Art Celebration will be held at Des Moines Florist (721 S. 219th Street) on Saturday, Sept. 7, from Noon – 5 p.m. “Join us for the opening reception of a month-long celebration of the... [Read more]

Gail Pettis to swing Cedarbrook’s ‘Jazz on the Lawn’ Friday night

Gail Pettis to swing Cedarbrook’s ‘Jazz on the Lawn’ Friday night

Just when you thought things were cooling down around here, along comes Seattle-based Jazz artist Gail Pettis to heat up the night with soulful, sultry and steamy Jazz vocals along with lively interpretations... [Read more]

‘Got Talent?’ Find out how much there is in Des Moines TONIGHT at Beach Park

‘Got Talent?’ Find out how much there is in Des Moines TONIGHT at Beach Park

Find out just how much talent Des Moines has tonight – Wednesday, Aug. 7 – when ‘Got Talent’ happens at Beach Park, starting at 7 p.m.! For more info, visit www.desmoinesartscommission.com... [Read more]