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Brendan Dunphy.

What drives Brendan Dunphy to be an actor?

Published on December 15th, 2014 | by Joe Lawler

What drives me: The thing that drives me to act is the same thing that drove me when I started; the fun of it all. My job as an actor is essentially to communicate with people […] Read More


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Cat Rocketship: 6 ways to survive the holidays at home

Published on December 15th, 2014 | by Cat Rocketship

I know what will happen on December 25th. I’m going to travel to my hometown of Norfolk, Nebraska (population 25,000, so basically a robust village), and, just as they were last year and the year before, […] Read More


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Two friends remake “Home Alone,” shot by shot, in Iowa

Published on December 12th, 2014 | by Josh Hafner

When it comes to professional filmmaking, Liz Smith and Kari Houghtaling are what the French call “les incompétents.” That didn’t stop the two friends from creating their masterpiece last winter in Smith’s hometown of Guttenberg, Iowa: […] Read More


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Brilliant Crafts and Wares Fair Saturday at Vaudeville Mews

Published on December 12th, 2014 | by Joe Lawler

If you’re already coming downtown Saturday to the Winter Market, there’s another event in walking distance starting up just as the market is wrapping up. The Brilliant Crafts and Wares Fair runs noon-5 p.m. at Vaudeville […] Read More


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Josh Hafner: Please, stop calling yourself a ‘foodie’

Published on December 9th, 2014 | by Josh Hafner

The Wall Street Journal recently reported that half of all Americans ages 21-27 self-identify as “foodies.” This bummed me out, not only because millennials are far less employed, in far more debt and with far less […] Read More


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Yoga for beginners: 9 things to know before you go

Published on December 8th, 2014 | by Sara Stibitz

For yoga beginners, walking into a studio class filled with lithe yoga bodies can be intimidating. In fact, it can be intimidating enough to turn off a newbie entirely. New students are typically nervous because they […] Read More


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Find a yoga studio in Des Moines

Published on December 8th, 2014 | by Sara Stibitz

In the last 10 years, the practice of yoga has exploded in the West, and Des Moines hasn’t gone untouched. Des Moines has an ever-changing and growing yoga scene filled with options for the novice or […] Read More


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A yogi story

Published on December 8th, 2014 | by Sara Stibitz

It’s easy to fall into the habit of associating the word “yoga” with asana, or poses. After all, hardly anyone can dispute the afterglow of a roomful of students, post yoga class. In reality, the practice […] Read More





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