Articles by: Taylor Thomas

Bonjour! French chefs give culinary demonstrations

Bonjour! French chefs give culinary demonstrations

February 4, 2020 at 8:53 am 0 comments

Since 1986, the Iowa Culinary Institute has been hosting chefs from Des Moines’s sister city, Saint-Étienne, France, to demonstrate their skills to the culinary students. Usually, two chefs come to the States, but since this year is the 35th anniversary, 20 chefs came over to Des Moines, which is moreRead More

Luke Dickens, owner of Vinyl Cup Records in Beaverdale and Marv's Music in the East Village.

The Return of Vinyl

December 5, 2019 at 11:54 am 0 comments

It may be hard, if not impossible, to find a Blockbuster store around, but finding a record store has become easier and easier in recent years. Des Moines is seeing them pop up just about everywhere. With seven stores across the metro, people young and old are ditching, or atRead More

Rivers Cuomo raises a guitar as Andrew Yang speaks in downtown Des Moines on Friday, Nov. 1.

Weezer plays for Yang supporters in Des Moines

November 8, 2019 at 10:55 am 0 comments

On the cold and rainy first of November, a crowd of 1,000 people gathered at Brenton Skating Plaza in Des Moines for what the “Yang Gang” titled Yangapalooza. Andrew Yang, along with many other Democratic presidential candidates, came to Iowa to campaign during the Liberty and Justice Celebration. Yang campaignedRead More

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Take some time to reflect on Bi-Visibility Day

September 23, 2019 at 12:17 pm 0 comments

This month, on September 23, we celebrate Bi-Visibility Day: A day to admire those in the bisexual community, as well as bring attention to the hardships bisexual people have both faced and overcome throughout history and today. This day has been celebrated since 1999, and is growing in importance asRead More