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Posted June 30, 2020in Just Released

Des Moines Art Center receives Iowa Arts & Culture Emergency Relief Fund grant from Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs

The Des Moines Art Center has been awarded a grant of $18,000 from the Iowa Arts & Culture Emergency Relief Fund*, administered by the Iowa Arts Council, a division of [...]

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Posted June 30, 2020in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

The Covid-19 pandemic persists. Find ways to culturally and creatively continue explore. Please be safe and wise if you have to venture into public areas. Respect how you can protect [...]

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Posted June 30, 2020in Just Released

Polk County Public Works will begin a sanitary sewer repair

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Posted June 30, 2020in Stray Thoughts

Barta’s management under scrutiny — again

There’s so much anxiety going around in Iowa City now, and Maalox could easily qualify as the official summer beverage. There’s anxiety over what the fall semester will look like [...]

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Posted June 29, 2020in Just Released

New Exhibition Honoring African American Suffragists Opens June 30: Exhibition Presented by a New Museum in Central Iowa

“Toward A Universal Suffrage: African American Women in Iowa and the Vote for All,” an exhibition that highlights and honors the contributions of African Americans to the women’s suffrage movement, [...]

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Posted June 29, 2020in Guest Commentary

July 4th – America’s Hope.

Americans hope they will never be bullied by a police officer. A man or woman with a badge and a gun can be an intimidating figure. If a cop pulls [...]

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Posted June 25, 2020in Just Released

OUTFITTER OPENS ON WATER TRAIL IN JOHNSTON

The City of Johnston and the Central Iowa Water Trails Incubator are pleased to announce a new partnership with an outfitter, Quarry Springs Outfitters, to offer kayak rentals at the [...]

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Posted June 24, 2020in Just Released

$1 Million Gift Will Help Minority Students Earn Degrees Through ‘UNI at DMACC’ Program

A new partnership between the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) and Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) aimed at helping location-bound students in Des Moines earn a college degree through [...]

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Posted June 24, 2020in Just Released

Des Moines Art Center presents more than two dozen Landscapes in Watercolor

When the Des Moines Art Center reopens on July 7, the John Brady Print Gallery will feature Landscapes in Watercolor, a selection of more than two dozen watercolors from the [...]

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Posted June 23, 2020in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

The Covid-19 pandemic persists. Find ways to culturally and creatively continue explore. Please be safe and wise if you have to venture into public areas. Respect how you can protect [...]

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