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Posted November 24, 2020in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

The Covid-19 pandemic persists. Be safe. Be considerate. Be compassionate. But, continue to be creative. Find ways to celebrate your thankfulness safely with family and friends. – John Busbee for [...]

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Posted November 23, 2020in Stray Thoughts

There are many reasons for gratitude

With all of the frustrations, the tragedies and the maddening political chaos that have been with us this year, I have the perfect recipe for our Thanksgiving celebrations. No, it [...]

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Posted November 20, 2020in Just Released

Des Moines Symphony Moves Spring 2021 Season Online

The Des Moines Symphony announced that the remainder of its 2020-2021 season will be converted to livestreamed concerts. In place of its planned New Year’s Eve Pops Concert, the Symphony [...]

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Posted November 17, 2020in Just Released

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa Offer Virtual Learning as DMPS Announces Remote Learning Plan

With the recent announcement of Des Moines Public Schools transitioning back to all virtual learning beginning on Monday, November 16, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa has re-evaluated [...]

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Posted November 17, 2020in Just Released

Des Moines Civil and Human Rights Commission Officially Honored with Governor’s Award Emmy

The Des Moines Civil and Human Rights Commission was officially acknowledged as the recipient of the Governor’s Emmy Award at 2020 National Academy of Television, Art, and Sciences Upper Midwest [...]

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Posted November 17, 2020in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

The Covid-19 pandemic persists. Be safe. Be considerate. Be compassionate. But, continue to be creative. – John Busbee for The Culture Buzz   Quote of the Week “They who set [...]

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Posted November 16, 2020in Just Released

IOWA CULINARY INSTITUTE BAKING AND PASTRY ARTS PROGRAM AT DMACC NEWTON CAMPUS ANNOUNCES THANKSGIVING DINNER ROLL FUNDRAISER

The new Iowa Culinary Institute Baking and Pastry Arts Program at the DMACC Newton Campus is holding a Thanksgiving Dinner Roll Fundraiser to benefit Jasper County families in need, and [...]

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Posted November 16, 2020in Stray Thoughts

WW2 lesson is ignored during this pandemic

Forgive me, but I don’t think Americans are as tough as we used to be. Specifically, I don’t think many of us see the big picture the way our parents [...]

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Posted November 11, 2020in Stray Thoughts

Weary reflections from the middle of the road

I’m tired. I’m worn out. My energy has been sapped. I am tired of getting up every day and bracing myself to learn who or what, in the dawn’s early [...]

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Posted November 04, 2020in Just Released

Art Center Awarded Grant!

The Des Moines Art Center is thrilled to announce it has been awarded a Student Arts Education Investment Grant from Bravo Greater Des Moines and the Community Foundation of Greater [...]

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