Artist in Residence – Robert Lemay

Mr. Lemay is a Canadian artist who will be talking about still-life using his original piece, Twenty-Two-Books, which is part of the Graceland fine arts collection. www.robertlemay.com His talk will be held in the Shaw Center, Carol Hall, and is … More

Old News/New News: 150 Years of Journalism Wisdom

Veteran journalists Larry Cotlar (sports radio personality, Cumulus Media, Drake University), Janette Larkin (Business Publications Corporation publisher), Rekha Basu (Des Moines Register columnist) and Rob Dillard (Iowa Public Radio programming host) will discuss the changing face of journalism and how … More

Author John Shors Presentation

Des Moines native and best-selling author John Shors will discuss his novels, including Beneath a Marble Sky, a historical fiction book about the building of the Taj Mahal, and Temple of a Thousand Faces, which brings to life the legendary … More

Run DSM spoken word presentation

DEG Event. Spoken word performance, slam poetry readings by local high school and college students. $5 admission. Movement 515 is a creative writing community where, once a week, students and teachers come together to write spoken word, performance poetry. Attempting … More

(Pub)lishers Crawl  

5 to 5:45 p.m. – El Bait Shop, Maureen Ogle, In Meat We Trust 6 to 6:45 p.m. – Miller High Life Lounge, Dave Price, Caucus Chaos 7 to 7:45 p.m. – El Bait Shop, J. Wilson, Iowa Pints 8 … More

Photojournalist David Peterson

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer David Peterson will discuss his new book, “The Drake Relays:  America’s Athletic Classic”, an iconic photographic tribute to the Drake Relays which includes astounding and dramatic photos taken over the span of nearly forty years.  For fans … More

Kent Krueger Author Visit and Book-Signing

Beaverdale Books presents mystery writer Kent Krueger who writes a series set in the north woods of Minnesota. His protagonist is Cork O’Connor, the former sheriff of Tamarack County and a man of mixed heritage—part Irish and part Ojibwe. Krueger’s … More