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Posted June 03, 2022in

Mainframe Studios First Friday // Fresh Off The Press

Linocut, Letterpress, Screenprinting, and more! This First Friday Mainframe is celebrating all things printmaking with FRESH OFF THE PRESS. An open studio event featuring live screenprinting demonstrations, an exhibition of [...]

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Posted May 07, 2022in

Masterworks 7: Pictures at an Exhibition

Season Finale! Experience the romantic thrill of Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto played by virtuoso Alessio Bax. Jessie Montgomery’s Starburst dazzles with swirling, kaleidoscopic musical colors. Finally, feel the stirring joy [...]

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Posted April 09, 2022in

Masterworks 6: Beethoven’s Ninth

The Symphony’s April concert opens with the heroic trumpet call of Beethoven’s Leonore Overture and ends with his Ninth Symphony, the joyful anthem of humanity and brotherhood. Joseph Giunta and [...]

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Posted March 19, 2022in

Masterworks 5: Beethoven & Shostakovich

Conductor Laureate of the San Diego Symphony Jahja Ling leads the Orchestra in the effervescent Remembering Gatsby. Rising star Janice Carissa plays Beethoven’s turbulent, poetic Third Piano Concerto. Shostakovich’s Fifth [...]

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Posted January 29, 2022in

Masterworks 4: Immortal Beloved

“Ever thine. Ever mine. Ever ours.” So Beethoven closed a July 1812 letter to his “immortal beloved,” a woman whose identity has remained one of the great mysteries of classical [...]

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Posted December 31, 2021in

Pops 2: New Year’s Eve Pops – The Music of Elton John

Grammy and Tony-nominated Broadway star Michael Cavanaugh and his band join the Des Moines Symphony for a high-energy celebration that will have you singing along to classic hits and rock [...]

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Posted December 03, 2021in

Holiday Market 2021

In its 11th year, the 2021 Holiday Market will feature over 40 of Des Moines’ favorite local artisans showcasing unique handmade crafts, jewelry, great food, home decór, including a vintage [...]

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Posted March 31, 2021in Art News

40 Years of Print Club gifts

Forty years ago, a few art lovers got together to create a Print Club. Modeled on similar clubs attached to major art museums in Cleveland and Philadelphia, the club would [...]

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Posted March 03, 2021in Art News

The Sacred and the Profane

If you love the circus, you should have a good time at “The Path to Paradise: Judith Schaechter’s Stained-Glass Art,” the first survey and major scholarly assessment of the artist’s [...]

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Posted February 03, 2021in Art News

Jeremiah Elbel and the madness of crowds

This column used to present a “best and worst of the year” reckoning. Ten years ago, we declared a young Jeremiah Elbel the artist of the year. That honor was [...]

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