dsm Sep/Oct 2016

Check It Out

As the Des Moines Public Library celebrates 150 years, it’s more vibrant and vital ...

On the Cover – Sep/Oct 16

Clothing designer Laura Rodriguez (left) creates custom gowns, including this one modeled by Maria ...

Kent Henning’s Grand View

The university president’s vision has brought unprecedented growth to the institution, transforming the formerly ...

On Pointe

As the new season launches, Ballet Des Moines continues to raise the barre.

Don’t worry, be happy

Poverty? Cancer? The Brazilian 2wins shake it off with relentless optimism.

Artfully Vigilant

Museum security often gets a bad rap: brooding, stoic figures in a corner, an ...

Clothing By Design

Forward fashions spring from Des Moines makers.

Closing Thought

“The first essential component of social justice is adequate food for all mankind.” —Norman ...

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