The Des Moines Symphony has announced two new board trustees for the 2015-16 season: Janice Lane and Jochen Scheel. Lane is the current CEO of Children & Families of Iowa, while Scheel is Information Management Director of Trait Informatics with DuPont Pioneer, with a PhD from Heidelberg University in cell biology, biochemistry, informatics and genetics.
The Pick o’ the Week this week is over at Lefty’s on Thursday, Sept. 24, where you can check out Sara Routh’s CD Release show for her latest album, “Black Sheep.” Rae & The Honeybees and Jason Walsmith will open, and the music starts at 6 p.m. Admission is $10, and the show is all-ages. Mahalo. CV
Chad Taylor is an award-winning news journalist and music writer from Des Moines who would love to take his talents abroad if the rent were not so much more affordable in Des Moines.