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Posted January 29, 2021in Just Released

Des Moines Art Center to present The Path to Paradise: Judith Schaechter’s Stained-Glass Art

On Saturday, February 13, the Des Moines Art Center will open The Path to Paradise: Judith Schaechter’s Stained-Glass Art. Organized by the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, [...]

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Posted January 26, 2021in Just Released

Des Moines Performing Arts Announces New Virtual Performances for Wellmark Family Series

Des Moines Performing Arts (DMPA) announced three new virtual performances from around the world as part of the organization’s popular Wellmark Family Series. The three virtual experiences are designed to [...]

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Posted January 26, 2021in 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 January 26, 2021in Stray Thoughts

Repeat after me: Let the public know

The purpose was pretty simple when the Iowa Legislature wrote the state’s public meetings law many years ago:  Government boards are required to announce their meetings at least one day [...]

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Posted January 25, 2021in Just Released

Iowa Methodist Transplant Center Completes Record Year Despite Pandemic

UnityPoint Health – Iowa Methodist Transplant Center completed a record number of life-saving kidney transplants in 2020. The Transplant Center performed 125 kidney transplants, doubling the number of transplants from [...]

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Posted January 25, 2021in Just Released

Waukee Declaring Snow Emergency Parking Ban

The City of Waukee is declaring that a Snow Emergency Parking Ban will go into effect in Waukee on Monday, Jan. 25 at noon. This parking ban will remain in [...]

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Posted January 22, 2021in Just Released

IOWA WILD ANNOUNCES FULL 2020-21 SCHEDULE

Iowa Wild and the American Hockey League announced the complete 2020-21 schedule. The Wild will play a shortened season of 34 games due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with an even [...]

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Posted January 20, 2021in Just Released

IOWA WILD ANNOUNCES 2020-2021 REGULAR SEASON HOME OPENER

Iowa Wild and the American Hockey League released today the Texas Stars are Iowa’s opening night matchup on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, at Wells Fargo Arena. Puck drop is set [...]

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Posted January 20, 2021in Civic Skinny

Tirrell gets 41 months. Here is his life story.

Looking fresh and healthy behind his University of Iowa facemask, Marty Tirrell, who led a complicated life as a boisterous sports-radio host and a glib conman and who was an [...]

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Posted January 19, 2021in 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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