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Posted June 04, 2014in Cover Story

A little less loud. A lot more proud.

In many ways, PrideFest — the capital city’s annual celebration of LGBT unity — is all of us. Drawing in an estimated 10,000-12,000 people annually, PrideFest is a vital, living, breathing thing. It pulses with the lifeblood of a community and embraces each and every one of its children with

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Posted May 28, 2014in Cover Story

CelebrAsian

As Cityview’s Food Dude often points out, the Des Moines metro has become home to a geographically surprising number of quality seafood restaurants of the Asian variety, some of which he’s even put on par with establishments found only in coastal metropolises like New York City. While the praise for

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Posted May 21, 2014in Cover Story

2014 Summer Arts & Entertainment Guide

Art Film Music Outdoors Theater

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Posted May 21, 2014in Cover Story

2014 Summer Arts & Entertainment Guide- Theater

The live theater season might slow down in the summer, but that doesn’t mean you won’t get the opportunity to see some great shows coming to the Des Moines area. From comedies to dramas, there’s a play or musical performance to match almost any taste. Experience the talent of both

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Posted May 21, 2014in Cover Story

2014 Summer Arts & Entertainment Guide- Outdoors

We made it. Summer has finally arrived. Here is a long list of all things revving, riding, dancing, shaking, grunting, groaning, squatting, running, swimming, flying, floating, fencing, and all things in between to do under the sun in the central Iowa this summer. Check back at Cityview’s weekly events calendar

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Posted May 21, 2014in Cover Story

2014 Summer Arts & Entertainment Guide- Film

Get ready to laugh, scream and even shed a tear, because this summer brings a wealth of comedies, action flicks and sweet romantic dramas to local cinemas. Superhero blockbusters will fight to become new fan favorites, and film adaptations will have readers/viewers comparing the big screen story to the book.

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Posted May 21, 2014in Cover Story

2014 Summer Arts & Entertainment Guide- Art

Picasso mused that artists are children who never grow up, a metaphor encouraged by the school-like calendar on which the traditional arts keep time. As if air conditioning had never been invented, the art world still closes shop and heads for the hills and beaches at the first utterance of

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Posted May 21, 2014in Cover Story

2014 Summer Arts & Entertainment Guide- Music

The list is long, and it’s as comprehensive as possible, but it’s pretty much impossible to include them all. Still, here’s our best effort at bringing you a summer-long lineup of musical acts to hit the indoor and outdoor stages, patios and venues across the metro in 2014. Check back

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Posted May 14, 2014in Cover Story

Helmets, laws and outlaws

Motorcycles are built with equal portions of romance and mechanics. From Robert Persig’s “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” to Patrick Symmes’ “Chasing Che: A Motorcycle Legend,” biker literature has spawned a cult of self-discovery that exceeds all other human-machine relations, save the airplane. In fact motorcycles and airplanes

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Posted May 07, 2014in Cover Story

Vacationing in Iowa

Windows down, toes out the passenger side bopping in the wind to a local country station that splits Tanya Tucker and Toby Keith hits with DJ announcements of senior living menus and auction calendars — ahh, it’s a road trip in Iowa summer. This is our third annual Vacationing Iowa

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