RSS Feed businessrecord.com : Culture http://businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-08-20T08:43:42.0208842Z Graduation Walk planned for Aug. 23 <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Teams of community volunteers will visit more than 1,400 youths this weekend as part of the sixth annual Graduation Walk, an event where volunteers will visit teens who have dropped out of high school or who are at risk of dropping out.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Graduation-Walk-planned-for-Aug--23/170/832/64977 Culture DMACC Small Business Awards scheduled for Sept. 11 <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The winners of the 2014 Des Moines Area Community College Small Business Awards will be announced Thursday, Sept. 11 at the FFA Enrichment Center on the DMACC Ankeny campus.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/DMACC-Small-Business-Awards-scheduled-for-Sept--11/170/832/64965 Culture Viaduct Gallery exhibition featured in New York Times Style magazine <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">"The Ones We Love," an exhibition on display at the Des Moines Social Club's Viaduct Gallery, was featured in&nbsp;</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001BKllLjTegG-09ACtF04V4SWCdjQ6ORQsRmt32eMsIyiiuoWJ3-O8MtPkW_IGk-q_Yw8PU0DKU6vGqXQD2c-9e6WlkTsh05vbmjG9KszgcCol4asTehsuVMI4lNeA-T5R2LgzCof-W7PMS3FNBovUIZOjrAUESCYpFGjpE64a-x6nehDQkrSsSDogJd4lP9ILYtVz-jfLh9u6k2303Pe-2i3pHowzhlhYSNjjQ0ZzjU5-dw-1dQiD1U7Mq0cJJuF0" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; color: #1a63a1; background-color: #ffffff;">The New York Times Style magazine</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">&nbsp;this past Friday.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Viaduct-Gallery-exhibition-featured-in-New-York-Times-Style-magazine/170/832/64956 Culture Exporting to Israel breakfast event scheduled Wednesday <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">U.S. goods account for just 13 percent of Israel's $73 billion in annual imports, and Israeli trade officials want that number to be higher.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Exporting-to-Israel-breakfast-event-scheduled-Wednesday/170/832/64954 Culture You can vote in the 2014 Mixology Championship <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Twelve Iowans will compete in the Iowa Restaurant Association's 2014 Mixology Championship for the title of Iowa's top mixologist on Aug. 27 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Americana Restaurant &amp; Lounge.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/You-can-vote-in-the-2014-Mixology-Championship/170/832/64934 Culture Science Center's annual fundraiser scheduled Aug. 22 <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Science Center of Iowa and Blank IMAX Dome Theater will host its 16th annual fundraiser and auction Friday, Aug. 22, from 6:30 p.m. to midnight.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Science-Center-s-annual-fundraiser-scheduled-Aug--22/170/832/64932 Culture Poet Gary Soto to speak at 2014 Wonder of Words Festival <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Poet and essayist Gary Soto will be a featured guest at this year's Wonder of Words Festival, scheduled Nov. 2-16.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Poet-Gary-Soto-to-speak-at-2014-Wonder-of-Words-Festival/170/832/64924 Culture Waukee Leadership Institute opens enrollment <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Waukee Leadership Institute is now enrolling participants for the class that will run from September through May.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Waukee-Leadership-Institute-opens-enrollment/170/832/64923 Culture A Closer Look: Sophia Ahmad Director of marketing &amp; public relations for the Des Moines Symphony and Academy http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/A-Closer-Look--Sophia-Ahmad/170/832/64904 Culture Events drawing visitors to Greater Des Moines, week of Aug. 18 http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Events-drawing-visitors-to-Greater-Des-Moines--week-of-Aug--18/170/832/64914 Culture Willits, other CEOs to speak on lunch panel <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Urbandale Chamber of Commerce will hold a CEO panel at an Aug. 20 luncheon.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Willits--other-CEOs-to-speak-on-lunch-panel/170/832/64912 Culture Seventh annual Restaurant Week begins Friday <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The tastiest time of year returns tomorrow with the kickoff of Des Moines Restaurant Week 2014.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Seventh-annual-Restaurant-Week-begins-Friday/170/832/64909 Culture Food Bank of Iowa expands program with help of local foundation <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Food Bank of Iowa will expand its Ham Sandwiches for Kids program, thanks to a donation from the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation and Iowa Select Farms.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Food-Bank-of-Iowa-expands-program-with-help-of-local-foundation/170/832/64903 Culture National group makes an 'example' of local architect leader <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Jessica Reinert, executive director of the Iowa chapter of the American Institute of Architects, is the first recipient of the Emerging Executive Award from national leaders of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/National-group-makes-an--example--of-local-architect-leader/170/832/64901 Culture 10 Pappajohn business plan finalists selected <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Ten businesses have been selected as finalists in the 2014 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/10-Pappajohn-business-plan-finalists-selected/170/832/64884 Culture StartupCity to close to hold closing party Aug. 22 <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">StartupCity Des Moines will have a closing party Aug. 22 at 5 p.m in its office at 317 Sixth Ave.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/StartupCity-to-close-to-hold-closing-party-Aug--22/170/832/64866 Culture Esquire magazine calls Badowers the No. 2 U.S. menswear shop <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.333333969116211px;">One of Esquire magazine's list stories in its September issue will feature Badowers in Des Moines as one of the top menswear shops in the country<span style="color: #000000;">,</span></span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.333333969116211px; color: #000000;">reports DMJuice.com.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Esquire-magazine-calls-Badowers-the-No--2-U-S--menswear-shop/170/832/64859 Culture Catch Des Moines guide to be released at Sept. 3 party <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau will release the fall/winter edition of its visitors guide, "Catch Des Moines: The Official Guide to Greater Des Moines," on Sept. 3.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Catch-Des-Moines-guide-to-be-released-at-Sept--3-party/170/832/64858 Culture Walnut Street event to feature food, live music over the lunch hour <div style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.333333969116211px; background-color: #ffffff;"><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Welcome Back to Walnut Street will return for one event this summer on Friday, Aug. 22.</span></div> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Walnut-Street-event-to-feature-food--live-music-over-the-lunch-hour/170/832/64844 Culture