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Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony’s “From Havana to the Arabian Nights” Opens the Season on September 21st

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestra will open it’s 90th Anniversary Season with a bang on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on the campus of the University ofContinue reading…

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National Hispanic Heritage Month QC Kick-Off Event to Focus on Migrant Children

Scott County Supervisor Ken Croken today called upon all Quad Citizens of “goodwill and conscience” to take time on September 15 to remember migrant children at the U.S.-Mexican border traumatized by their separation from parentsContinue reading…

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Dolores Huerta,Nationally renowned civil and women’s rights activist, to headline 2019 Inspired Event in Des Moines

The Chrysalis Foundation announces that Dolores Huerta, one of the most important yet least known activists of our time, will be the featured speaker for their 2019 Inspired Event on Friday, Sept. 20 from 11:30Continue reading…

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On the trails again: Illiniwek: Race the Night trail run lights up the night this past weekend in Hampton

If you looked around the Illiniwek Forest Preserve this past Saturday night, with the bonfires, pizza, Swedish Fish and beer around, a late afternoon and evening trail run might have been the last thing youContinue reading…

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Banda Los Traviesos de Joey Camarillo from Council Bluffs, Iowa continues to conquer Iowa and social media

Move over, Raymix, a group of kids from Council Bluffs, Iowa is taking the world of music by storm. Banda Los Traviesos de Joey Camarillo has been gaining popularity lately. Chances are you might haveContinue reading…

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OZUNA and LOGIC will headline Los Dells Festival 2019

The spectacular artist lineup for Los Dells Festival 2019 is finally unveiled and once again, does not disappoint. Every year the Wisconsin festival has amazed with its carefully curated music artists selection to perform inContinue reading…

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Viva Quad Cities is proud to announce our 2019 entertainment headliner Isabel Marie Sanchez

Viva Quad Cities is proud to announce our 2019 entertainment headliner Isabel Marie Sanchez. Isabel Marie, born in Chicago, Illinois, is 16 years young who now resides in San Antonio, Texas. She will headline aContinue reading…

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Lifelong southsider, Chelsea Chism-Vargas announces run for 4th Ward, Des Moines City Council

Today, July 16th, local community activist and lifetime southsider, Chelsea Chism-Vargas, formally announced her candidacy for the Des Moines City Council, Ward 4 seat. Chelsea Chism-Vargas is a first generation Peruvian-American born and raised inContinue reading…

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+Together Des Moines all-day fundraising event is on July 20th

Immigration is front and center issue again. If you feel like you wish you could do something to help, consider participating in a special event called +Together Des Moines on Saturday, July 20 of 2019.Continue reading…

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The Iowa Commission of Latino Affairs opposes the opening of detention centers in Iowa

The Iowa Commission of Latino Affairs opposes the opening of detention centers in Iowa. Not only is it inhumane and costly, but it is also cruel.    Our opposition is derived from recent reports of unsafe environments where children are denied accessContinue reading…