OMGDSM Bonus – The Heart of a Seed

Chaden Halfhill is the founder of Silent Rivers Design and Build and Indigo Dawn, a green urban development company. Cosette Boone is a staff certified nurse mid-wife, and the owner and founder of Willowsong Midwifery Care. They’re the husband and wife team behind Green and Main, rehabilitating a former corner grocery store in the Sherman Hill neighborhood to house Healing Passages birth and wellness center. As you’ll hear, there are a lot of interesting ways in which the two ideas complement each other. Learn more about the project and join the community supporting it at The Heart of a Seed.

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OMGDSM #005 – Art Month DSM

OMGDSM is back! K.O. and new co-host Sara Neppl explore some of the impressive list of arts events happening around Des Moines in June. Click here to listen or download.

Thanks to all of the guests who shared their perspective:

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OMGDSM #004 – Community Youth

This time on OMGDSM, we’re learning about programs and people working with at-risk youth in the city. We’ll talk to the staff of Community! Youth Concepts about their new programs designed to connect students to career skills and community opportunities. And we’ll speak to John Mark Feilmeyer, Executive Director at Art Force Iowa, about using arts instruction to enrich and empower at-risk teens.

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OMGDSM #003 – City Sounds

This time on OMGDSM, we’re exploring the musical landscape in Des Moines. We’ll talk to Christopher Ford, Program Manager at the Des Moines Music Coalition, about the experience of making and sharing music in Iowa. Kathryn Dickel, founding partner of MIDWESTIX, shares her plans for City Sounds: The Des Moines Public Piano Project. And we’ll talk to musician Rae Fehring about empowering girls through music with Girls Rock! Des Moines.

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Thanks to Maximum Ames Records and artists Christopher the Conquered, TWINS and Gloom Balloon for providing the songs in this episode. Thanks to Kelli Lydon for the ragtime piano.

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