kd lang: Beacon Theatre 26 March 2018

The adjectives do not exist that can accurately describe kd lang’s voice and what it feels like to be in her presence. I have loved her voice since the first time I heard her on one of her early albums (either 1987’s Angel with a Lariat produced by Dave Edmunds or 1988’s Shadowland produced by […]

Des Moines Art Center Museum: Des Moines, IA 11 March 2018

On Sunday afternoon Sue, Todd, and I visited the Des Moines Art Center Museum next to Greenwood/Ashworth Park. Admission is free. There are three buildings (wings), each designed by a prominent architect. The Eliel Saarinen Building was built in 1948, the IM Pei Building in 1968, and the Richard Meier in 1985. Before the museum, […]

Lucero: Wooly’s, Des Moines, IA 9 March 2018

Some months ago my penpal (yes, penpal – we’ve been writing to each other since the third grade and until recently had only met face-to-face twice with the first time when we were 17), who is from Iowa and currently living in Des Moines told me that Lucero (my boys!) would be performing there. I […]