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Reuben Goes Back to DMMO

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DMMO Campaign 2016 I think we ought to give Iowa another try, folks. Instead of quadrennial caucuses, join me in making Des Moines Metro Opera the first thing [more . . . ]


Reuben in Galileo Galilei in Des Moines

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Des Moines Metro Opera advertises its 2nd Stages Series as “operatic presentations in unorthodox spaces.” How fitting that this year’s production of Galileo Galilei, an avant-garde opera by [more . . . ]

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Why Does Baptism Still Matter?

Orthodox Christian icon of the baptism of Jesus. Why does baptism still matter?

Is it a worthwhile question? The question why does baptism still matter? is not one I ask because I am especially skeptical or cynical (although these are defining [more . . . ]