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Posted April 30, 2019in Stray Thoughts

Free speech sometimes is uncomfortable

The First Amendment isn’t long, but it certainly packs a lot of angst into those few words: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the [...]

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Posted April 30, 2019in The Culture Buzz

The Culture Buzz

There is a diverse and appealing array of cultural indulgences awaiting the Cultural Adventurer in Central Iowa. Leave the personal devices behind and savor the rich offerings that performing arts, [...]

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Posted April 30, 2019in Just Released

3 Des Moines Performing Arts Invested Shows Receive Tony Award Nominations

AIN’T TOO PROUD – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS, THE CHER SHOW and THE PROM Recognized with Nominations The Broadway League and The American Theatre Wing announced the [...]

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Posted April 30, 2019in Just Released

Fandoms Convene at MyDMPL Con!

The family-friendly festival features costumed characters, crafts, and activities for all ages. Con one con all to the second annual MyDMPL Con! Come to the library to enjoy this family-friendly [...]

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Posted April 30, 2019in Just Released

CONCERT TO BENEFIT KIDS

Benefit Concert for Children and Families of Iowa Family Violence Center. Live music by Lady Di and the Guys and Bitter Sweet, May 17, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Bring [...]

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Posted April 29, 2019in Just Released

Hy-Vee Raises $360,846 During The Great American Milk Drive

Today, Hy-Vee, Inc. announced that generous customer donations and its corporate participation during The Great American Milk Drive helped raise $360,846 to purchase much-needed milk for local food banks throughout [...]

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Posted April 29, 2019in Just Released

BEST BUDDIES IOWA TO HOLD ANNUAL FRIENDSHIP WALK TO PROMOTE INCLUSION OF INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

WHAT: Best Buddies Iowa will bring together over 800 supporters to its annual Friendship Walk to raise awareness and funds to support inclusion for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities [...]

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Posted April 29, 2019in Just Released

May the 4th Be With You, a Rock and Roll and Comedy Experience

Local rock and roll band and Star Wars aficionados Hold For Swank are hosting a “May The 4th Be With You” concert on…May 4. The show, set to start at [...]

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Posted April 26, 2019in Just Released

Here come the Mummies

Here Come the Mummies (HCTM), an eight-piece funk-rock band of 5000-year-old Egyptian Mummies with a one-track mind, will headline the entertainment stage at 9 p.m. on Monday, July 22 during [...]

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Posted April 25, 2019in Just Released

KCCI Honored with Three Edward R. Murrow Regional Awards Recognition Includes Award for Overall Excellence

KCCI is receiving three Edward R. Murrow awards from the Midwest region of the Radio Television and Digital News Association (RTDNA), including recognition for Overall Excellence. The Murrow Awards are [...]

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