What You’re Listening To

We’re all ears. These are the songs, albums and mixes that music-minded locals recommend ...

Body of Work

Evolving artist seeks to “embrace my weirdness.”

Iowa Authors Publish New Books

We’ve been fans of award-winning writer Tim Bascom ever since he published his memoirs chronicling ...

Through the Eyes of the ‘Other’

Above: Edwina and the Sunset; Location: Private residence; Special thanks: Kevin and Amber Wagner, ...

High Five – Tiffany Johnson – May/Jun 2020

When Tiffany Johnson, producing artistic director for Pyramid Theatre Company, isn’t busy directing plays, ...

‘Fugitive’ Finally Finds Refuge

Prominent Civil War painting will leave Des Moines for New York.

On the Cover – Jan/Feb 20

On the Cover: Polycarbonate globes illuminate “River Constellation,” a new sculpture at Water Works ...

What They’ll Do For Love

Robert John Ford. Photographer: Duane Tinkey Since 2004, Des Moines playwright and composer Robert John Ford’s comedy ...

Seriously Funny

Inside the no-nonsense world of local stand-up comedy.

A River of Light and Sound

A new immersive sculpture seeks to foster a meditative, yet communal, experience for visitors ...