CIBS Blues Crier :: NOV/DEC 2020

CIBS Blues Crier :: NOV/DEC 2020

NOV/DEC 2020 Dear CIBS members, It’s been awhile since we’ve been able to gather and wanted to let you know what we’ve been up to for the last few months. As COVID-19 continues to spread, the future has never felt […]

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Get Help with Rent & Utilities

Get Help with Rent & Utilities

IMPACT Community Action Partnership will be administering rent and utility assistance through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) to residents of Polk County, including the City of Des Moines. This program may provide eligible Polk County residents with assistance for […]

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MVBS Black History Month Video Series

MVBS Black History Month Video Series

From our Mississippi Valley Blues Society friends.February is Black History Month, an especially appropriate time of year to learn about blues music and its role in America’s history. Featuring blues musicians Kevin Burt and Hal Reed, who, as African Americans, […]

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Iowa Arts & Culture Recovery Program

Iowa Arts & Culture Recovery Program

We’re excited to share that the Central Iowa Blues Society recently benefited from the $7 million of federal CARES Act funding Governor Kim Reynolds allocated to provide relief to Iowa’s arts and culture industry with a $5,000 grant award. Iowa […]

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2021 Botanical Blues

2021 Botanical Blues

PERFORMANCE LINEUP* Jan. 24: J.D. Flanagan and Pat Hemann Jan. 31: Royce Johns Feb. 7: Ducharme-Jones Feb. 14: The Drama Kings Feb. 21: Major Blues and the Mugshots Feb. 28: Brian “Taz” Grant March 7: Jodi Bodley and Dewey Cantrell […]

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