Luke Matthews

Luke Matthews
arena-video

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…

powerballadz

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.

ellen-pizza

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!

porgyandbess

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.”

bobsled-fi

Thursday, March 20, 201403/20/2014

Taking the Ride of My Life

Luke and Lolo Jones now have something in common – they’ve both been bobsledding.

weeklywhirlednews

Friday, February 28, 201402/28/2014

REVIEW: Whirled News Tonight

Luke says it’s no “Daily Show,” but “Whirled News Tonight” is still a funny night at the theater.

jeffdunham

Thursday, February 27, 201402/27/2014

REVIEW: Jeff Dunham at Wells Fargo Arena

Comedian/Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham proves he’s funny even without his trademark characters.

bluemangroup

Wednesday, February 19, 201402/19/2014

REVIEW: Blue Man Group

Luke says that Blue Man Group is easily one of the funniest and most engaging shows he’s ever seen at the Civic Center.

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