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Posted November 25, 2015in Cover Story

Black Friday

Long lines curving through the store, massive crowds pushing up against the walls and piles of clothes strewn about the tables and floor. That’s what millions of people will be [...]

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Posted November 25, 2015in The Sound

Keeping Shelly in focus

Keep Shelly in Athens, the chillwave two-piece whose name is a play on the Kypseli neighborhood of Athens, Greece, that they call home, is really the brainchild of mercurial producer [...]

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Posted November 25, 2015in Film Review

Shallow but fun

“Twas the night before Christmas…” is a line that that immediately sets the seasonal tone in addition to likely having a morality lesson hidden in the plot. While the main [...]

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Posted November 25, 2015in Guest Commentary

Hope for our city

The proposed Iowa Events Center Hotel will be the biggest boost Des Moines has seen in centuries. In terms of development, we haven’t seen something this game-changing since the Iowa [...]

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Posted November 25, 2015in What the?

Think you’re funny? Send us your best caption… Email to: celeste@dmcityview.com Next week’s photo: This week’s winner: “With a little lettuce ‘re-leaf,’ he felt cool as an iceberg.” -Heidi Soliday [...]

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Posted November 25, 2015in Guest Commentary

Middle East 101

Thoughts from Fabrice Moussus, an international journalist living in Paris With what happened in Paris on Nov. 13, there is a feeling of deja vu from conflicts I have been in. It [...]

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Posted November 25, 2015in On the Move

Dos Rios to close Thanksgiving Day for renovations

Dos Rios Cantina and Tequila Lounge announced that it will close on Nov. 26 for renovations. The Latin-inspired restaurant, located at 316 Court Ave., opened in 2006 and has received [...]

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Posted November 25, 2015in Rap Sheet

Two of a kind

Former “Big Brother” houseguest Krista Stegall was arrested on Oct. 28 for criminal mischief and unlawful entry. Stegall, 43, was arrested on warrant in Louisiana after filing a false police [...]

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Posted November 25, 2015in Book Review

‘Don’t Suck, Don’t Die’

“Don’t Suck, Don’t Die” is a beautiful, haunting elegy to a lost friend and fellow musician. Kristen Hersh, frontrunner for the alternative rock band The Throwing Muses and author of [...]

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Posted November 25, 2015in Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in…

Paid in October Amount: $700 To: Ankeny Community Schools For: Medicaid Amount: $294 To: Des Moines Symphony For: Entry fees Amount: $14,819.58 To: Orchard Place For: Professional services Amount: $250 [...]

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