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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 »
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 »
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 »
Postville: Five Years Later (#0)

Postville: Five Years Later (#0)

posted on May 10, 2013 at 4:43 PM

PTV examines the community impact of the 2008 immigration and customs enforcement raid in Postville, Iowa. 28:00 Read More »
Bullying in Iowa Schools | Student-produced Bullying Videos (#0)

Bullying in Iowa Schools | Student-produced Bullying Videos (#0)

posted on March 26, 2013 at 4:42 PM

In 2012, Governor Terry Branstad’s Bullying Prevention efforts called for students to develop their own videos expressing view points from across Iowa on the impact of bullying in their community. Here are highlights from the student... Read More »
Bullying in Iowa Schools | Marshalltown Student Roundtable Discussion (#0)

Bullying in Iowa Schools | Marshalltown Student Roundtable Discussion (#0)

posted on March 26, 2013 at 4:41 PM

Join students from Marshalltown, Iowa as they analyze and define the characteristics of bullying. Learn more about cyber bullying and efforts being made to help curb bullying in schools. Read More »
Bullying in Iowa Schools | Harding Middle School Profile (#0)

Bullying in Iowa Schools | Harding Middle School Profile (#0)

posted on March 26, 2013 at 2:00 PM

Students can remember a time when physical fights and bullying were common at Harding Middle School in Des Moines. Learn how the once troubled school has created a positive culture where students are thriving. Read More »
Bullying in Iowa Schools | Sioux City Profile (#0)

Bullying in Iowa Schools | Sioux City Profile (#0)

posted on March 26, 2013 at 1:58 PM

The Sioux City Schools opening up their district to a documentary film crew to look at the issue of bullying. Following the film, the district, community and media joined forces to combat the problem. Read More »
President Kagame of Rwanda: At William Penn University (#0)

President Kagame of Rwanda: At William Penn University (#0)

posted on May 21, 2012 at 1:07 PM

Full Program: On Saturday, May 12th, 2012, Rwandan President Paul Kagame presented the William Penn University commencement address, and also received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters. 21:02 Read More »
None Less Than Heroes: The Honor Flight Story (#0)

None Less Than Heroes: The Honor Flight Story (#0)

posted on May 18, 2012 at 3:09 PM

In this documentary film, narrated by Academy Award nominee and veterans’ advocate Gary Sinise, Iowa’s World War II veterans tell their incredible stories of brutal combat as they prepare to make the highly anticipated trip to Washington, D.C. to... 04:35 Read More »
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