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Month: March 2011

Country of Kind Hearts part 2

Here is the second round of updates from Yoko.  If you did not see our first post please click here. “People who lost all their belongings in the earthquakes and the Tsunami are now living in shelters. Their… Read More

Country of Kind Hearts

Cultural Ambassador Yoko has family and friends residing in Japan. Daily, she receives word about the local events — not about the devastation and destruction, but about progress and rebuilding.  “The disaster of this magnitude is very rare and… Read More

Birdies for Charity and the Hurdy-gurdy

The Birdies for Charity kicked-off was about two months ago and we already have over $200 in pledges.  Let’s keep this momentum going!  Click here to pledge. So far, we have $0.19 per birdie! We need your help to… Read More

Culture & Des Moines

On our Facebook fan page I asked what came to people’s mind when they thought of Des Moines and culture.  It is only fair that I answer this question as well.  What comes to my mind is possibility,… Read More

Sitar in Iowa

“She sat alone on her black rug on the stage of the recital hall, her feet underneath her, tuning the sitar, and when she was finished, she calmly clasped her hands together, looked up, and smiled.  She was… Read More

What is culture?

That is the question most often asked.  I even asked it.  I wanted to know what culture was, how to teach culture and which models/tricks did I need to know before I fully understood what culture meant.  This,… Read More

Fast-Track Diplomats Informative Session

Remember the flier I posted on here a week ago or so?  Click here to check it out. To further elaborate on that flier we are going to have a Community Informative Session about the Fast-Track Diplomats program… Read More

Quick update, DSM teacher in China, and more

Great things are happening! Here are some quick highlights: We had a board meeting during which we identified some important action steps we are going to be taking in the upcoming months.  At the board meeting we discussed… Read More