Category: Des Moines

When I built a business all on my own

“Let me tell you something. There are a whole bunch of hardworking people out there. If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help. There was a great teacher somewhere in your life. Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you’ve got a business, you didn’t build that.

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Entrepreneurship in the Arts

The Wizard of Oz presented by Ballet Des Moines under creative direction of Serkan Usta wowed audiences during Easter weekened 2012. An amazing performance that brought a large part of the Des Moines arts community, from Ballet and Civic Center to the Des Moines community orchestra is an event that celebrates the rich culture present right here in Des Moines and the passionate people who make it so.

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