Thursday, July 28, 2016

Posted July 27, 2016in Web Exclusives

2016 Iowa Arts Summit Aug. 5 in Des Moines

WHAT: An expected 300 artists, filmmakers and entrepreneurs, non-profit professionals and community leaders are coming to the 2016 Iowa Arts Summit. The day of networking, learning and celebrating the arts is presented by the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. WHEN: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

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Posted July 26, 2016in Web Exclusives

Civic Music Association announces new board members

DES MOINES – The Civic Music Association is pleased to announce the addition of nine new members to its Board of Directors for the 2016/2017 Season.  Joining the board this year are Molly Brandt, Virginia Croskery Lauridsen, Todd Jones, Amy Kruzich, Chuck Kuba, Neil Salowitz, Stephen Sanda, Hanna Wolle, and Brooke

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Posted July 26, 2016in Web Exclusives

Ben Schuh Painting can be viewed at local businesses

 The Waukee Area Arts Council is pleased to announce artist Ben Schuh created an original work live at the Waukee Arts Festival on Sunday July 10th. The work entitled “Capitol West” features an image of the Iowa Capitol building and will be raffled off to benefit the Waukee Area Arts

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Posted July 26, 2016in Web Exclusives

Final Week of Jazz in July – Join Us at the Patron Party and Finale

The 34th annual Jazz in July is in its last week.  Here is the schedule!  Thursday, July 28th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm – Copper Creek Lake Park, 4390 E. University, Pleasant Hill – Tina Haase Findlay and Friends Friday, July 29th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm – Grand View University, 2800

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Posted July 26, 2016in Boone, Community Blogs, Community Featured, Web Exclusives

Pufferbilly Days Mud Volleyball Tournament

The Pufferbilly Days Mud Volleyball Tournament will be held Sunday, September 11th at 10:00am. The entry fee is $80 per team and the deadline to enter is by Noon Wednesday, September 7th. This will be a double elimination co-ed event, teams must have no less than three of either sex

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Posted July 25, 2016in Web Exclusives

Des Moines Community Playhouse Dionysos Award Winners

The Des Moines Community Playhouse held the 2016 Dionysos Awards on Sunday, July 24. The theatre honored 15 backstage, front-of-house, and education volunteers, and announced eight acting award winners. The evening was bookended by musical performances from the Performance Academy cast of “Disney’s Camp Rock,” with public performances Aug. 5-6, and

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Posted July 21, 2016in Web Exclusives

Caring Hands Announces new Executive Director

    Caring Hands is proud to announce that we have selected Ned Looney as our new Executive Director!  Ned is well known in the Southeast Polk community as a pharmacist and a naturopath, where he continues to practice in Pleasant Hill.  An active member of Lutheran Church of the

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Posted July 21, 2016in Web Exclusives

METRO ARTS ALLIANCE CANCELLING JULY 21ST AND 22ND JAZZ IN JULY CONCERTS

Due to the extreme heat forecast for Thursday and Friday, Metro Arts Alliance is cancelling the Jazz in July concerts on Thursday, July 21, at DMACC West campus; and Friday, July 22, at Jester Park Amphitheater. “While we love to bring you this free outdoor series, the health of the

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Posted July 21, 2016in Web Exclusives

Detailed plan finalized to improve Walnut Creek

A recently adopted plan lays out actionable, measurable steps that local governments, developers and farmers can take to improve the Walnut Creek watershed that runs through rural and urban parts of central Iowa.  The Walnut Creek Watershed Management Plan was adopted last month by the Walnut Creek Watershed Management Authority

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Posted July 20, 2016in Web Exclusives

50th Anniversary of Star Trek Celebrated in Butter at the 2016 Iowa State Fair

DES MOINES, IA (07/20/2016)– Butter is going space age as a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the popular TV series and film, Star Trek, will join the 2016 Butter Cow in the John Deere Agriculture Building August 11-21. In celebration of the 50th anniversary and “Star Trek Beyond’s” release

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