Sunday, May 24, 2015


Cover Story
Summer Art & Entertainment Guide

Music By Chad Taylor Summer wouldn’t be complete without a plethora of outdoor concerts to keep all the music lovers happy. Though there’s no way we could pack all the music offerings Des Moines has into one issue, we’ve done our best to make this list as all-inclusive as possible. Friday, May 22 6 p.m. […]

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Food Dude
Breakfast comes to church

The name is a lot to chew — Drake Bakery, Café and Bar. That’s just part of its intentions. It also has a stage and a dance floor, and it’s set in an old Baptist Church. Owner Frank Strub, a member of Forest Evaschevski’s Iowa Hawkeye football teams of the early 1950s, is a friendly, […]

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Film Review
Mad is good

It has been 36 years since director George Miller introduced the world to Max Rockatansky. Now, three decades after the last installment of the franchise, comes “Mad Max: Fury Road.” With this installment, Warner Bros. has handed Miller the keys to the studio and allowed him unfettered opportunity to be as weird as he likes, […]

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The Sound
No regrets

Ministry frontman Al Jourgensen has more than his fair share of faults, but you have to admit he is entertaining. Over the years, Jourgensen has claimed to have been visited by aliens, talked about writing as many as three autobiographies (he currently has one on the market), and once told a story about scaring the […]

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Belly Up
All the quality with none of the arrogance

The telltale sign of an overpriced, pretentious meal is one served on a large white plate, the food taking up only the smallest amount of space in the center. In our humble state of Iowa, seeing the arrival of such a dish will more often than not leave customers saying, “I thought I was paying […]

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Rob Halford / Judas Priest Interview
Rock hard, ride free

As a youngster growing up in a predominantly farm-based community in northwest Iowa, my musical palette consisted of heavy AM radio doses of Hall and Oates, Lionel Ritchie and the Village People. The music I heard was whatever was being fed to me on the radio by Wolfman Jack and Casey Kasem. On the solid-state […]

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Cityview's Question of the Week

Cityview’s question of the week

Fred Hoiberg: Should he stay or should he go?

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