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Photo Gallery: Halloween on the Hill rises from the grave

Halloween on the Hill (HOTH) is an annual Halloween night celebration in Des Moines’ Sherman Hill neighborhood, in which residents go all-out to present the most creative yard decorations and spooky experiences for visitors. With the pandemic, like many other […]

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Hinterland Music Festival announces three-day 2023 lineup featuring Bon Iver, Zach Bryan, Maggie Rogers

On Tuesday morning, Hinterland Music Festival announced the lineup for its eighth festival to take place during the first weekend in August 2023. The 2023 festival will span across three days instead of the four-day lineup organizers tried in 2022. […]

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Miriam Alarcón Avila brings luchador art, ofrenda to Des Moines Art Center this Dia de los Muertos

On Sunday, Oct. 30, the Art Center will once again host its Día de los Muertos celebration after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. This year, the celebration will be focused around luchadores. Multimedia artist Miriam Alarcón Avila has […]

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Cooler temperatures and cold attitudes towards Des Moines’ houseless spur supply drive — ‘We keep us safe’

As temperatures drop, the Des Moines Black Liberation Movement Collective, Supply Hive and Des Moines Mutual Aid have joined forces to make sure unhoused people have access to warm clothing and supplies. ‼️ DONATION DRIVE ‼️ Supplies are needed for […]

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The world’s largest dinosaurs can be found at the Science Center of Iowa now through April

“You say the word ‘dinosaur’ and everybody flocks,” says Amy Hock, director of marketing and public relations for the Science Center of Iowa. She is standing underneath an 11-foot-tall, 60-foot-long statue of Mamenchisaurus that is currently visiting the Science Center […]

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