ARTS

Feat of Clay

Each ceramic sculpture stretches the range of artist Annick Ibsen.

FYI – Sep/Oct 18

Above: In 1939, the Playhouse staged “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder. Celebrate …  … ...

Closing Thought – Sep/Oct 18

“Education is the movement from darkness to light.” –Allan Bloom Taking a picture is just a ...

‘Mysterious Narratives’

Cultures, heritage and social justice entwined by thoughtful artist.

An Intimate Look at Human Spirit

On the way out, I texted two of my friends to encourage them to ...

Engaging a Creative Mind

Above: Thoughtful artist Mitchell Squire explores a link between 1950s Des Moines portraits, old ...

New Exhibit of Art Photos Opens

Above: Captivating, painterly images of botanical subjects are a specialty of Molly Wood, one ...

A Splash of Color on East Grand

Pink and blue wooden benches and flower boxes have replaced the rows of plastic ...

Long-Awaited ‘Hamilton’ Delivers

Above: A tender moment surrounded by hip-hop, political debates, duels and war: Shoba Narayan ...

FYI – Jul/Aug 18

Bookshelf What you’re reading Geoff Wood, founder of Gravitate Coworking, is reading “Grant” by Ron Chernow (Penguin Press, 2017): “I picked up this biography of former President Ulysses ...