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Teen Spotlight #MusicalTheater (#102)

Teen Spotlight #MusicalTheater (#102)

posted on December 23, 2013 at 10:40 AM

Full Program: High School Musical Theater takes a backstage look at the commitment, teamwork and talent required to pull off a high school musical. The comparison of large and small school theater programs reveal the common quality that drives students with... 28:51 Read More »
Iowa Outdoors (#306) (#306)

Iowa Outdoors (#306) (#306)

posted on December 13, 2013 at 12:57 PM

Full Program: Explore Iowa from the powered handlebars of local snowmobilers, experience wildlife through the art of modern-day taxidermists, and follow the journey of outdoors photographer David Heusinkveld through tragedy and recovery in the Amana Colonies. 28:44 Read More »
Teen Spotlight #SpokenWordPoetry | Movement 515, Des Moines  (#0)

Teen Spotlight #SpokenWordPoetry | Movement 515, Des Moines (#0)

posted on November 22, 2013 at 6:33 PM

Young performers from Des Moines' diverse range of schools hone their skills in the classroom and at a weekly creative writing workshop called Movement 515. This video segment explores how students and teachers come together to combine the... 04:31 Read More »
Teen Spotlight #SpokenWordPoetry | Iowa Youth Writing Project, Iowa City (#0)

Teen Spotlight #SpokenWordPoetry | Iowa Youth Writing Project, Iowa City (#0)

posted on November 22, 2013 at 6:32 PM

Teen Spotlight focuses on Spoken Word Poetry in Iowa City and the Iowa Youth Writing Project's work with students at Elizabeth Tate High School. An aim of the Project, which was founded by graduates of the University of Iowa's renowned Iowa... 03:17 Read More »
Teen Spotlight #SpokenWordPoetry (#101)

Teen Spotlight #SpokenWordPoetry (#101)

posted on November 22, 2013 at 11:39 AM

Full Program: Teen Spotlight #SpokenWordPoetry, explores how the power of poetry is being heralded throughout Iowa. Rhythmic performances by Des Moines area teens examine “the jagged stuff of life” from the October 11, 2013 Share the Mic event. Teen... 28:30 Read More »
Iowa Outdoors (#305) (#305)

Iowa Outdoors (#305) (#305)

posted on October 25, 2013 at 5:10 PM

Full Program: Look into the sky with amateur astronomers and astrophotographers at the Iowa Star Party, visit a classroom where kids are touching critters from Iowa State University’s Insect Zoo, explore the scenic Mines of Spain in Dubuque and see how injured... 28:43 Read More »
Market to Market host Mike Pearson talks to 2013 World Food Prize intern award winners (#0)

Market to Market host Mike Pearson talks to 2013 World Food Prize intern award winners (#0)

posted on October 18, 2013 at 2:09 PM

Elizabeth Mueller of Waukee, Iowa, is the recipient of the 2013 Elaine Szymoniak Intern Award. She completed her internship at EARTH University in Guacimo, Costa Rica, where she explored the effectiveness of biodigesters to convert organic... 03:47 Read More »
2013 World Food Prize (#0)

2013 World Food Prize (#0)

posted on October 8, 2013 at 3:24 PM

Full Program: [LIVE EVENT] DES MOINES, IOWA - Live coverage of the World Food Prize, honoring outstanding individuals who strive to improve the quality, quantity or availability of food throughout the world. Three distinguished scientists — Marc Van Montagu... 01:26:24 Read More »
Wapsipinicon Almanac (#0)

Wapsipinicon Almanac (#0)

posted on September 19, 2013 at 11:53 AM

This 1989 “Living in Iowa” story examines the semi-regular publication of the Wapsipinicon Almanac, a unique Iowa magazine that showcases Iowa artists in fiction, reviews, essays, poetry, and practical information. 16:20 Read More »
The Farm Crisis (Full Program) (#0)

The Farm Crisis (Full Program) (#0)

posted on September 6, 2013 at 3:38 PM

Explore why the farm crisis of the 1980s happened, meet the farm families who struggled and the men and women who fought so long and so loyally to help them, and examine how agriculture changed as a result of the economic crisis. 89:00 Read More »
The Farm Crisis (#0)

The Farm Crisis (#0)

posted on September 6, 2013 at 3:29 PM

Full Program: Explore why the farm crisis of the 1980s happened, meet the farm families who struggled and the men and women who fought so long and so loyally to help them, and examine how agriculture changed as a result of the economic crisis. 89:00 Read More »
Setting up the Opera (time-lapse) | Des Moines Metro Opera Presents Romeo and Juliet (#0)

Setting up the Opera (time-lapse) | Des Moines Metro Opera Presents Romeo and Juliet (#0)

posted on August 5, 2013 at 4:48 PM

This time-lapse footage captures the Des Moines Metro Opera crew working on the Opera, Peter Grimes, on Tuesday, June 18 and Romeo and Juliet on Wednesday, June 19. Iowa Public Television crews can also be seen on both days setting up for our... 09:33 Read More »
Performer Perspectives | Des Moines Metro Opera Presents Romeo and Juliet (#0)

Performer Perspectives | Des Moines Metro Opera Presents Romeo and Juliet (#0)

posted on August 5, 2013 at 4:44 PM

The challenges and rewards of a career in opera are explored along with insights on the special demands of playing the iconic roles of Romeo and Juliet. 01:47 Read More »
Des Moines Metro Opera Success | Des Moines Metro Opera Presents Romeo and Juliet (#0)

Des Moines Metro Opera Success | Des Moines Metro Opera Presents Romeo and Juliet (#0)

posted on August 5, 2013 at 4:39 PM

The Des Moines Metro Opera attracts patrons from all over the U.S and other countries. Learn what draws performers and audiences to this unique venue and how that has led to a long history of success. 01:53 Read More »
Preview | Des Moines Metro Opera Presents Romeo and Juliet (#0)

Preview | Des Moines Metro Opera Presents Romeo and Juliet (#0)

posted on August 5, 2013 at 4:28 PM

The program open features stunning pre-view scenes from the Opera, along with interviews with the principal artists: Sara Gartland, “Juliet”; Jason Slayden, “Romeo”; and Des Moines Metro Opera General and Artistic Director, Michael Egel. 02:06 Read More »
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