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Posted July 28, 2021in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

The pandemic persists. Be safe. Be considerate. Be compassionate. Continue to be creative. Find ways to safely celebrate your thankfulness with family, friends and others. – John Busbee for The Culture [...]

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Posted July 20, 2021in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

The Covid-19 pandemic persists. Be safe. Be considerate. Be compassionate. Strongly consider getting your vaccinations. Continue to be creative. Find ways to celebrate your thankfulness safely with family, friends and others. [...]

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Posted July 19, 2021in Just Released

Hoyt Sherman Place Foundation Board of Directors Names Robert Warren Chief Executive Officer: Warren accepts a three-year contract extension to continue leading the arts and culture organization

Current Executive Director of Hoyt Sherman Place, Robert Warren, has been named Chief Executive Officer of Hoyt Sherman Place, effective immediately, and has accepted a three-year contract extension to continue [...]

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Posted July 19, 2021in Stray Thoughts

Iowa’s universities need to learn important lesson

In recent years, Republicans and Democrats in the Iowa Legislature often agree on little. But they were nearly unanimous this spring in supporting an important piece of legislation — a [...]

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Posted July 13, 2021in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

The Covid-19 pandemic persists. Be safe. Be considerate. Be compassionate. Strongly consider getting your vaccinations. Continue to be creative. Find ways to celebrate your thankfulness safely with family, friends and [...]

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Posted July 12, 2021in Stray Thoughts

Government cuts corners on public participation

Several times a week, someone contacts me because they had difficulty learning about a government meeting or ran into obstacles trying to get government records. These calls and emails to [...]

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Posted July 06, 2021in Just Released

PRYSM JEWELRY & PIERCING OPENS NEW LOCATION IN CLIVE: Celebrating 10 Years of Success by Moving to a Brand New Location

Prysm Jewelry & Piercing opens the doors in July to clients in their new Clive location. After 10 years of consistent growth, Prysm has left their location in Valley West [...]

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Posted July 06, 2021in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

The Covid-19 pandemic persists. Be safe. Be considerate. Be compassionate. Strongly consider getting your vaccinations. Continue to be creative. Find ways to celebrate your thankfulness safely with family, friends and [...]

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Posted July 06, 2021in Stray Thoughts

It’s difficult to stop the march of progress

Controversy, of sorts, arrived in my driveway last week. There was no commotion. There were no protesters. No picketers. No chants about destroying the economy or caving in to China. [...]

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Posted July 01, 2021in Just Released

Pyramid Theatre and Des Moines Performing Arts announce co-presentation of The Gospel at Colonus: Free performances headed to Riverview Park this September

This summer, Pyramid Theatre Company and Des Moines Performing Arts (DMPA) are partnering to present Pyramid’s production of The Gospel at Colonus, a dynamic musical adaptation of Sophocles’ Oedipus at [...]

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