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By Belle DuChene The Iowa International Center (IIC) will recognize immigrants and refugees who make the state a better place to live for all of us at the 2014 Passport to Prosperity dinner on Sept. 27 at the Olmsted Center at Drake University. The honorees will share stories from their journeys as guests dine on a menu representative of the […]
By Belle Du Chene More Central Iowa youths will experience the joy of classical music, thanks to an initiative launched by the Des Moines Symphony. The program makes tickets available to youths to help them gain exposure to the arts. Last year, children and their families who participated in programs at Boys & Girls Clubs of […]
By Wini Moranville When you hear about a notable restaurant in another city in our state, wouldn’t it be nice to know if it were truly worth a drive or an overnight stay? Here’s your chance to find out about a few select venues: On Sept. 25, the Iowa Restaurant Association will hold the “Dine […]
By Belle Du Chene What does it mean to be human and how do we express our humanity and understand our existence? Is it through our individual behaviors, our history, our language? “New Work,” an exhibit on display at Olson-Larsen Galleries through Oct. 4, features work by artists who explore these questions. Brent Holland, an associate professor in the College of […]
By Wini Moranville Sometimes when I want to try a restaurant that my husband (aka Mr. Sportcoat) might veto, I tell him I’m taking him on a “mystery trip.” This was definitely the case when I dragged him out to, of all places, theHy-Vee in Ankeny. While he raised an eyebrow as we pulled into the […]