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Posted May 05, 2021in A&E, Art Online Extra, Just Released, Online Exclusive

Iowa comedian Rebecca Hanson helping to make more ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’

Since it started more than 30 years ago, the movie-mocking show “Mystery Science Theater 3000” has had a number of homes. It started on the Minneapolis UHF station KTMA before [...]

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Posted May 18, 2017in Center online exclusive

Shock and awe

StageWest is going out with a bang. The fireworks of “Hir” put an exclamation point on the company’s final year, before it’s absorbed into the larger Iowa Stage Company. This [...]

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Posted March 20, 2017in Center online exclusive

Chock-Full O’Nuts

Everyone knows Mel Brooks made some of the funniest movies ever, and “Young Frankenstein” may rank right at the top. But when you see the stage version at the Playhouse, [...]

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Posted July 20, 2016in Press Release

50th Anniversary of Star Trek Celebrated in Butter at the 2016 Iowa State Fair

DES MOINES, IA (07/20/2016)– Butter is going space age as a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the popular TV series and film, Star Trek, will join the 2016 Butter [...]

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Posted June 20, 2016in Uncategorized

Q&A with Ty Dillon

  By Jeff Pitts Meet Ty Dillon. He’s the grandson of NASCAR legend Richard Childress, the man who famously owned the No. 3 car while Dale Earnhardt was making racing [...]

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Posted May 03, 2016in Press Release

Goodman named Publisher of the Year

Shane Goodman was honored as the Publisher of the Year on April 28, 2016, in San Diego, California, at the Association of Free Community Papers (AFCP) annual conference and trade [...]

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Posted April 01, 2016in Uncategorized

The Howe Factor

Seattle-based band Metal Church will perform at Vaudeville Mews this Sunday in support of its new album, “XI”, which was released on March 25 and features the return of vocalist Mike [...]

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Posted November 05, 2015in Uncategorized

The art of confidence

Courtney Krause is one of the most delightfully sweet, unassuming people you will ever meet. The Iowa native moved to Des Moines in 2011 but has been writing music almost [...]

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Posted October 14, 2015in Uncategorized

Long Island Medium tour hits Des Moines

Some kids impress their friends by telling them their mom is a police officer or a lawyer or an artist. Theresa Caputo’s kids grew up telling people their mom communicates [...]

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Posted August 18, 2015in Uncategorized

Laying it on the line

Starship will perform on the Bud Light Stage on the last day of the Iowa State Fair, Sunday, Aug. 23 at 8 p.m. Lead singer Mickey Thomas visited with Cityview [...]

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