Entertainment

‘Ghost Bike’ is an emotional ride

‘Ghost Bike’ is an emotional ride

November 28, 2018 at 11:40 am 0 comments

In “Ghost Bike,” the underworld came to life; but it was reinvented, Chicago-style. This contemporary production was visibly influenced by Chicago bike culture as well as ancient mythologies. The play largely follows Ora after her best friend Eddie is hit by a car while riding his bicycle. Just before theRead More

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Review: Slipknot’s “Slaughterhouse” worth the price

October 31, 2018 at 8:38 am 0 comments

Being treated like an animal has never felt so exhilarating. As Campus Chronicle staff Christy, Joe and I waited in line at The Slaughterhouse in Des Moines we heard constant screams of other participants in the building, and noisy clashes from metal that actors were sporadically throwing around. This attractionRead More

“Ghost Bike”: A mythical tale of loss and adventure, premieres tonight

“Ghost Bike”: A mythical tale of loss and adventure, premieres tonight

October 31, 2018 at 8:28 am 0 comments

In its first foray into co-production, the DMACC Ankeny Theater Department has teamed up with Grandview University to present “Ghost Bike.” This play begins with two best friends; Ora and Eddie. They ride their bikes all over Chicago together, until one fateful day while Eddie is out on his bike,Read More

DMACC Creators Series: Acting

DMACC Creators Series: Acting

April 25, 2018 at 12:19 pm 0 comments

Alex Brown (Brownie) has been involved in productions at Des Moines Area Community College for about two years and has played varying roles throughout his time at DMACC. He has played Schroeder in “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.”, Dennis in “Mauritius”, a small unscripted role in “FOOLS”, Malvolio inRead More

“Mauritius” Review

“Mauritius” Review

April 2, 2018 at 11:34 am 0 comments

“Mauritius,” written by Theresa Rebeck, is a play that focuses on two half sisters and a stamp collection. The two sisters Jackie (Tiffany Liechty) and Mary (Emma Banner) fight over who owns the stamp collection, which turns out to be worth a ton of money. The sisters meet three men,Read More

Celebration of Literary Arts Festival April 2-4

Celebration of Literary Arts Festival April 2-4

March 28, 2018 at 11:48 am 0 comments

The 16th Celebration of Literary Arts Festival is preparing to take place across all DMACC campuses with events beginning on Monday, April 2 through Wednesday April 4. National and local writers of various genres will be sharing their work and meeting with students. It will be a unique opportunity forRead More

Tiffany Liechty, Alex Brown and David Korkow rehearsing under the direction of Carl Lindberg
Photo courtesy of: Bailey Perkins

Director Carl Lindberg Brings “Mauritius” to DMACC

February 28, 2018 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

Stamps. Fifty cents each at your local post office. Honestly, who even mails things these days anyway? Stamps are pretty much irrelevant. Except when two measly little stamps could be worth a small fortune. “Mauritius,” written by Theresa Rebeck, directed by DMACC professor Carl Lindberg, is a play, literally, aboutRead More

Simon Estes performs Friday; biggest jazz ensemble yet performs Monday

December 7, 2017 at 9:24 am 0 comments

To finish off “dead” week before finals, the Ankeny Campus Concert Choir and the Ankeny Campus Chamber Ensemble will perform with Simon Estes on Friday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. in the Building 6 Auditorium on the Ankeny Campus. Along with Estes and the two groups, will be a numberRead More