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Posted April 07, 2020in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

Please note that the current Covid-19 pandemic is critically impacting our everyday lives, including our cultural sites and events. Please be safe and wise if you have to venture into [...]

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Posted November 05, 2019in The Culture Buzz

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Quote of the Week “We have lived our lives by the assumption that what was good for us would be good for the world. We have been wrong. We must [...]

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Posted August 13, 2019in The Culture Buzz

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Check out the latest Center Stage column by The Culture Buzz’s John Busbee in Cityview. This month’s feature is about the Greater Des Moines Cloris Leachman Excellence in Theatre Arts [...]

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Posted August 06, 2019in The Culture Buzz

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“Failure has a thousand explanations. Success doesn’t need one.” – Alec Guinness, Academy Award-winning actor (1914-2000) Are you curious about where I find these quotes? Dr. Mardy Grothe is considered [...]

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Posted July 30, 2019in The Culture Buzz

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“One may have a blazing hearth in one’s soul and yet no one ever comes to sit by it. Passersby see only a wisp of smoke from the chimney and [...]

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Posted July 23, 2019in The Culture Buzz

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“The human brain is unique in that it is the only container of which it can be said that the nore you put into it, the more it will hold.” [...]

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Posted July 16, 2019in The Culture Buzz

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“Culture, the acquainting ourselves with the best that has been known and said in the world, and thus with the history of the human spirit.” Matthew Arnold, in Preface to [...]

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Posted July 09, 2019in The Culture Buzz

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“To the artist is sometimes granted a sudden, transient insight which serves in this manner for experience. A flash, and where previously the brain held a dead fact, the soul [...]

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Posted June 25, 2019in The Culture Buzz

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“It is the end of art to inoculate men (and women) with the love of nature.” Henry Ward Beecher, in Star Papers, or, Experiences of Art and Nature (1855) – [...]

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Posted June 18, 2019in The Culture Buzz

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“Culture, the acquainting ourselves with the best that has been known and said in the world, and thus with the history of the human spirit.” –Matthew Arnold, in Preface to [...]

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