Monday, July 28, 2014

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Belly Up
Enjoy the Zombiance at Des Moines’ favorite horror-themed restaurant

Zombies started taking over pop culture with books, movies and video games a while ago, and they’ve maintained a strong following through the years. They’ve even spawned apocalypse-themed races and running apps — in case the only thing that gives you the desire to run a 5K is the threat of being chased by zombies. […]

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The Sound
Taking the long view

The evolution of Fitz & The Tantrums can be viewed in microcosm in their music. One song, specifically: 2013’s “Out of My League.” “Out of My League” was a song the band had always believed in. When it was initially released last year, the single was a middling success, but nothing special. But then it […]

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Film Review
Skin game

“A Most Wanted Man” 3 stars Rated R 121 minutes Thriller Starring: Grigoriy Dobrygin, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Homayoun Ershadi Anton Corbjin’s unconventional post-9/11 spy thriller (based on John le Carré dated 2008 novel) remains an engaging experience in spite of myriad aspects that weigh it down. Notably, one of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s last performances — […]

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Cover Story
48 Hour Film Project

The list of things couples should avoid to ensure a happy marriage is long and treacherous. Topping the list are the common hotspots of long-distance relationships, airing dirty laundry in public and, of course, working together. One of the more stressful shared work experiences a couple can endure is the monumental task of producing a […]

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Locker Room
I believe I can fly

Do you know what pickup line works without fail? “I can fly.” Sure, Lois Lane might have feigned disinterest and even made the Man of Steel compete with his own alter ego, but she never said “No” to a night in the clouds. Hell, even Steve Trevor had to contain his excitement when Wonder Woman […]

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Cityview’s question of the week

Billionaire Carlos Slim, one of the world’s wealthiest people, recently suggested that full-time workers shift to a three-day work week. What do you think? Which would you prefer?

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Locally Owned July 2014

Locally Owned
July 2014

Road Trip Guide June 2014

Road Trip Guide
June 2014

Pridefest  June 2014

Pridefest
June 2014

Valley Junction Art Market May 2014

Valley Junction Art Market
May 2014

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