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Posted February 27, 2013in Best Of

CHECK OUT PHOTOS FROM THE BEST OF DES MOINES EVENT

View photos HERE from the Best of Des Moines Event held February 28th, 2013. Cityview’s Best Of Des Moines contest is an example of such rewards in motion. It’s the people — the client, the customer, the consumer — who appreciate a local person, product or service enough to get

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Posted February 27, 2013in Book Review

The Aviator’s Wife

Courtesy of Beaverdale Books Review by Shirley Shiffler Delacorte Press Jan. 15, 2013 $26 402 pp. In 1927, during her senior year of college, Anne Morrow meets the dazzling hero Charles Lindbergh, fresh from his historic solo flight to Paris. She is enthralled, and as amazed as the rest of

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Posted February 27, 2013in Sound Check

CD Reviews

Dr Internets ‘Dr Internets: Attorney at Law’ Independent This is either the worst thing I’ve ever heard in my life, or the dawning of a new breed of Andy Kaufman-esque, avant garde genius. Much like Kaufman, you get the sneaking suspicion that Dr Internets is laughing at you, and some

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Posted February 27, 2013in Cover Story

2013 Best of Des Moines- SHOPPING

As the old adage goes, any job worth doing is worth doing right. Whether you’re flipping burgers at a local bar and grill, parading a catwalk dressed in drag, balancing the budget of a multi-million dollar corporation or running the state government, we believe you should take pride in your

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Posted February 27, 2013in Cover Story

Cityview’s Best of Des Moines 2013 Results!

As the old adage goes, any job worth doing is worth doing right. Whether you’re flipping burgers at a local bar and grill, parading a catwalk dressed in drag, balancing the budget of a multi-million dollar corporation or running the state government, we believe you should take pride in your

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Posted February 27, 2013in Uncategorized

Losing to Japan

“Like Someone in Love” 2 stars Rated R 109 mins. Drama Starring: Rin Takanashi, Tadashi Okuno, Ryo Kase It’s easy as an audience-member to be swept up in the allure of Abbas Kiarostami’s cinema of precisely modulated emotional power. Kiarostami milks contextual layers of his characters’ mutable objectives in long

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Posted February 27, 2013in Rap Sheet

On the clock

Published arrest charges are obtained from official law enforcement records, which are available to the public. All who are charged are innocent until proven guilty. Play the “Name that Crime” Quiz   FATAL FIRE Officers responded to a fire alarm just before 9 p.m. on Feb. 20 to the 500

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Posted February 27, 2013in Joe's Neighborhood

The immigrant

Long before you catch sight of the diminutive Thai woman, you’ll hear her voice — loud, strong, a touch of carnival barker in the undertones and leavened with laughter.                 “Come in, come in, come in — please, sit anywhere,” is heard from the depths of the kitchen. And you obey.

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Posted February 27, 2013in Civic Skinny, Featured Story

Marty Tirrell sues.

Marty Tirrell, the very loud sports-radio guy, is suing the owners of Toyota of Des Moines, the car dealership that housed his radio show on 1700 AM. He says his deal was supposed to run through 2014 but that on Nov. 2 the dealership’s lawyer sent him a letter canceling

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Posted February 27, 2013in Sound Notes

Sound Notes Pick o’ the Week

Let’s kick things off this week with Vaudeville Mews. This Thursday, Feb. 28, Mews plays host to the Iowa City Song Project Show. The Iowa City Song Project — an album commissioned by Iowa City’s Englert Theater in 2012 — features tracks from such homegrown talent as Bo Ramsey and

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