This weekend’s for you, music lovers – swing by xBk Live and explore the space with the Astronomers, watch juggling, beatboxing, tapdancing and more with Collision of Rhythm at the Des Moines Civic Center or catch some midwest folk at Gas Lamp with Good Morning Bedlam! Top pick: check out the French Experience at xBk for cheese, wine, and the warm feeling of doing good; portions of the entry fee go to support Des Moines Refugee Support.
Jan 19 – 7:00pm
Casey Donahew is an American Texas country music singer.
Book Review: ‘Music-Making in U.S. Prisons’ by Mary L. Cohen and Stuart P. Duncan
by Genevieve Trainor, Jan 10
In the 1864 novella Notes From the Underground, Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky proposes the proto-existentialist notion of “perverse freedom.” There are never no choices in life, because one can always, at any time, choose to act against one’s own self-interest — to act in a way that’s contrary to all expected motivations.