According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the word “slipknot” means “a knot that slips along the rope or line around which it is made. “especially: one made by tying an overhand knot around the standing part of a rope.”. But what this has to do with the famed...
On its fourth and final day, the music festival Hinterland, located in Saint Charles, Iowa, invited attendees to listen to artists such as MUNA, Lucy Dacus, Kurt Vile & the Violators, and Phoebe Bridgers. A storm slightly delayed Sunday’s headliner, Phoebe Bridgers, as attendees were urged to seek shelter.
New art installations have changed the view along five of Des Moines’ popular bike trails. These “art corridors” include panels mounted to a line of metal posts, angled towards pedestrians and cyclists zipping down the trail. “If you’re familiar with kinetic art, or elliptic lenticular art, where...
For the past three decades, the South Skunk Blues Society has commemorated the rich history of blues music and entertained locals by booking amazing live performers at the iconic Maytag Bowl. The organization is welcoming audiences to celebrate its 30th year during Bowlful of Blues on Sept. 4. Performing Bowlful...
Artists such as Lake Street Dive and Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats welcomed Hinterland music festival attendees to Saint Charles, Iowa on Saturday, its third day of festivities. The fourth and final day features artists such as Lucy Dacus, Kurt Vile & the Violators, and Pheobe Bridgers.
I have been WAITING for this duo to grace a stage together. When I first heard “Bells of Every Chapel” for the first time, it was the perfect execution of Strings’ classic bluegrass picking and Ferrell’s old-timey traditional vocals. The duo was magic to my ears.
The music festival Hinterland, located in Saint Charles, Iowa, welcomed attendees to the second day of festivities, with artists such as The Aces, Turnstile, and Glass Animals performing. The music festival will open its gates at 11 a.m. for its third day on Saturday.
ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — The artist behind a unique new sculpture in Altoona says it reflects both the city’s tight-knit nature and a defining feature of the Midwest. Construction on “Woven Lines,” a sculpture by artist Aaron T. Stephan of Portland, Maine, is well underway at the site of a new roundabout at 1st Avenue North and 9th Street Northwest. It’s made from 1,500 feet of metal guardrail that swoops into a 20,000-pound knot and will serve as an anchor of Altoona’s north side.
DES MOINES, Iowa — Two-year-old Henry Wasson loves to paint rocks. Red paint, blue paint — doesn't seem to matter. The masterpieces are set on display in Henry's street-side art gallery. And as it turns out, Henry has a fan. "Day in and day out, this is my...
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Almost 10,000 people flocked to St. Charles on Friday for day two of this year's Hinterland Music Festival filled with musicians such as indie rock band Glass Animals, Goth Babe and Turnstile, who filled in after Rainbow Kitten Surprise canceled in early August. The four-day music festival kicked off on...
With the next school year fast approaching, the last Meet Me In Minburn concert will be held later today. The free concert will take place from 7-9 p.m. in Meek Park in Minburn and will feature Roger Burger while the outdoor skating rink will also be offering free skate rentals. Those attending are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets to join in with the family fun.
Artists from around the world compete for the chance to appear at an arts festival in this Iowa city. Every summer during this celebration of all things art, booth after booth containing painters, sculptors, pottery makers, photograph takers, jewelry creators, and more, line an area around this city's permanent sculpture park.
Editor's note: This story was updated to correctly state the length of time Harley Wilhelm had the Spanish flu. Harley A. Wilhelm (1900-1995) was a professor of chemistry at Iowa State and co-founder of the Ames Laboratory. But little was known publicly about his work on the Manhattan Project until after his death. In...
Photo Credit: Ismael Quintanilla III — On Thursday, headliner Billy Strings and folk singer-songwriter Sierra Ferrell swapped sit-ins during their independently billed sets at the Hinterland Music Festival in Saint Charles, Iowa. Jambase initially reported that the two musicians previously collaborated on Ferrell’s 2021 track “Bells of Every Chapel,” which appeared on her debut album, Long Time Coming.
Billy Strings and Sierra Ferrell traded sit-ins yesterday during each other’s set at Hinterland music festival in Saint Charles, Iowa. Strings also played a few songs solo, including a debut cover, during his headlining performance. Strings’ emerged to share the stage with Ferrell at the Avenue of the Saints...