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Posted December 04, 2018in Just Released

New Year’s Eve Pops: From West Side Story to Wicked

DES MOINES – The Des Moines Symphony continues its 81st Season with New Year’s Eve Pops: From West Side Story to Wicked at 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2018 at the Des Moines Civic Center (221 Walnut St., Des Moines). The hottest ticket in town is the Des Moines Symphony’s

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Posted November 29, 2018in Just Released

Special Olympics Iowa hosts West Des Moines Polar Plunge at Raccoon River Park Dec. 2

Grimes, IA – Bring on the cold! The West Des Moines Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Iowa is set for Sunday, December 2nd at Raccoon River Park in West Des Moines. The Polar Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support Special Olympics Iowa athletes

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Posted November 21, 2018in Just Released

Midwest Family Lending receives 2018 Business of the Year

URBANDALE, IA – The Urbandale Chamber of Commerce named Midwest Family Lending as the 2018 Business of the Year for their economic impact to the Urbandale community and monthly monetary contributions to local non-profits and volunteer support for local initiatives. “Midwest Family Lending selects one non-profit each month to contribute

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Posted November 16, 2018in Just Released

Des Moines Art Center announces successful completion of project with funds from Bravo Greater Des Moines 2018 Capital Campaign and Project Grant

DES MOINES, IA (November 2018) The Des Moines Art Center is pleased to announce the successful completion of the replacement of the John Brady Print Gallery east wall on Friday, Nov. 2. This project was made possible in part through a $27,000 Capital Campaign and Project Grant (CCPG) from Bravo

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Posted November 09, 2018in Just Released

Des Moines Art Center to screen documentary How to Steal a Chair and land art film Through the Repellent Fence

Des Moines (November 2018) On Thursday, Nov. 15, 7 p.m., the Art Center will screen one of the most talked about art documentaries How to Steal a Chair, 2017. Directed by Konstantinos Kambouroglou, the film is 87 minutes and not rated. The director will introduce the film and participate in

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Posted November 08, 2018in Just Released


Des Moines, November 8, 2018 – KCCI announced today that Allison Smith will become the fourth news director in station history. She joins KCCI after four years as assistant news director at sister Hearst Television station WLWT in Cincinnati. She replaces Dave Busiek who retires later this year after 39

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Posted October 26, 2018in Just Released

Waukee Police and Fire Departments Hosting Halloween Open House

What: The Waukee Police and Fire Departments will open doors to the Waukee Public Safety Building for their first annual Halloween Open House, treating costumed kids to candy and more! This event is free to the public. When: Sunday, Oct. 28, 5-7 p.m. Where: Waukee Public Safety Building, 1300 SE

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Posted October 24, 2018in Just Released

Young Variety to Host Charity Concert

Young Variety, Variety – the Children’s Charity’s young professional group, is set to host their first ever Charity Concert on Friday, Nov. 2 at Noce in downtown Des Moines. The lineup includes Girls Rock DSM (a 2018 Variety Grant recipient), Des Moines native Lily DeTaeye and Motide with Andre Davis.

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Posted October 15, 2018in Just Released

2018 Dionysos Awards & Playhouse Legends

The Des Moines Community Playhouse held the 2018 Dionysos Awards on Sunday, Oct. 14. The theatre honored 18 backstage, front-of-house, and education volunteers, and announced 10 acting award winners. The evening with a number from Billy Elliot The Musical, on stage now through Oct. 28. The more than 300 volunteers

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Posted October 10, 2018in Just Released

Two Polk County Supervisors Recognized at EMBARC Annual Dinner

On Thursday, Oct. 11 two members of the Polk County Board of Supervisors will be recognized at the Ethnic Minorities of Burma Advocacy and Resource Center (EMBARC) Annual Dinner. Supervisors Angela Connolly and Robert Brownell have been long-standing and vocal advocates for immigrant refugees. They have provided support to EMBARC

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