Sages Over 70

Interviewing the individuals recognized each year as Des Moines’ Sages Over 70 is always ...

Justice As a Calling

By Mark Stringer as told to Christine Riccelli Mark Stringer was named executive director ...

Valley Junction Officially Historical

Above: Historic and picturesque, Valley Junction can draw a crowd when the district hosts ...

Out of the Inky Shadows

A reluctant pen-making hobby turns into an indelible career.

Signs of the Times

Artist revives the skills of large-scale hand lettering.

Living in the Then

Sheree Clark’s midcentury collections bring form, function and moments of reflection to everyday life.

Stepping Up and Speaking Out

By Jackie Norris as told to Christine Riccelli Jackie Norris returned to Des Moines ...

Open-Door Policy

A south-side home doubles as a gallery and performance space, where the arts can ...

One Word After Another – James A. Autry

Blessed Be the Words That Bond It seems to me there’s an enduring air ...

Seeking Common Ground

Writer: Kelly Roberson Photographer: Duane Tinkey Victor Ayara has a vision. But first he ...