Thursday, November 27, 2014


Film Review
‘Mockingjay, Part 1” a tedious affair

“Mockingjay, Part I” Rated PG-13 130 minutes Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Julianne Moore and Liam Hemsworth This is the world we live in. When movie franchises now make billions of dollars — rather than just hundreds of millions — studios look for every possible way to extend them. That is how afterthought novellas like “The Hobbit” […]

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Locker Room
Turkey Trot

Building up an appetite isn’t particularly difficult this time of year. Warm food season brings the wonderful aromas that entice people to have just one more scoop, one more bowl — just one more. This year, why not try something new with your family and friends and join 400-600 other runners and walkers on Thanksgiving […]

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Cover Story
Des Moines’ Sexiest People 2014

We’ve learned from the last five years of Des Moines’ Sexiest People candidates that sexy is more than just a description of one’s appearance (although that certainly helps). This year’s nominees take sexy even further with their impressive resumes, outstanding skills and charming personalities. Most of our nominees say their passion lies in their profession, […]

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Belly Up
Enjoy a night of western fun at Cowboy Jack’s

At Cowboy Jack’s, Daisy Duke will be your server, and you’re sure to find cousins Bo and Luke at the bar, never meaning no harm. It is a relaxed and lively saloon-style restaurant and bar where everyone in West Des Moines is sure to make themselves right at home. But don’t think you’re going full-on […]

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The Sound
Bringing the Thunder

Since the group’s inception in 2007, Celtic Thunder’s calling card has been a live show with an eclectic, wide-ranging sound and sweeping theatrical look. This is largely possible thanks to the age ranges of the band’s component members: Celtic Thunder’s producers have always allowed talent and personality to trump age, and through its life the […]

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Cityview's Question of the Week

Cityview’s question of the week

Should the media provide names of juveniles who are taken into custody or charged with crimes in news reports?

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