Luke Matthews

Luke Matthews
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Wednesday, April 23, 201404/23/2014

We’re Having a Baby!

It’s the blog post that I’ve been waiting my whole life to write.

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Wednesday, April 23, 201404/23/2014

REVIEW: You should see ‘Once’ at least once. Maybe twice.

Step up to the on-stage bar, grab a drink, and enjoy a truly fantastic show that you shouldn’t just see once.

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Friday, April 18, 201404/18/2014

George Strait Takes a Final Ride at Wells Fargo Arena

Luke takes in the final (?) George Strait concert ever in Des Moines.

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Sunday, April 13, 201404/13/2014

Grilled Cheese Festival disappoints, has room to grow

The Grilled Cheese Festival is no Baconfest, but it could be – someday.

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Saturday, April 12, 201404/12/2014

Watch Wells Fargo Arena transition from basketball to football

I took this video of Wells Fargo Arena as they had to make the quick transition from Iowa Energy basketball…

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Friday, April 11, 201404/11/2014

REVIEW: Power Balladz is sing-along fun

Power Balladz deserves to be in a raucous bar setting rather than a theater, says Luke

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Wednesday, April 9, 201404/09/2014

Why?

Luke is extremely disappointed to be a Cyclone today.

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Wednesday, April 2, 201404/02/2014

Ellen helps out chef doing great things in Des Moines

A Des Moines chef gets a very generous gift from Ellen DeGeneres!

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Wednesday, April 2, 201404/02/2014

REVIEW: Porgy and Bess at the Civic Center

Porgy and Bess may be one of the great love stories in all of theater, but can be difficult to get through for the non-opera fan.

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Monday, March 31, 201403/31/2014

Younkers was Des Moines’ Macy’s

It was more than just a building. For Luke, the Younkers Building was Des Moines’ “Little Macy’s.”

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