Earth Day Trash Bash

April 25, 2014 - 11:30 am - 5:00 pm at Capital Square
400 Locust St

Letters About Literature

April 25, 2014 - 1:00 pm at Central Library
1000 Grand Avenue

Morsel Combat

April 25, 2014 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown
101 E Locust Street


Unfinished Vow Book Signing

April 25, 2014 - 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm at St. Mark Discipleship Center
1105 Grand Ave

Tim Florer, author of Rural Iowa Ruins, Reflections Along the White Pole Road, and One more Turn on the Two Lane, will be signing  copies of his latest novel, Unfinished Vow at an opening reception on April 25 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the St. Mark Discipleship Center,1105 Grand Ave in West Des Moines.

Unfinished Vow, a novel that takes place in the 70′s and 80′s in the area surrounding the Iowa State University campus, is a story about love and loss–and finding love again.

Capital City Steppers/Des Moines 3rd Anniversary Celebration

April 25, 2014 - April 27, 2014 - All Day at Magnuson Hotel Des Moines Airport
1810 Army Post Road

$15 advance; $20 day of


April 25, 2014 - May 18, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Des Moines Community Playhouse
831 42nd Street

$15 – $19

Bring It On: The Musical

April 25, 2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at

Uniting some of the freshest and funniest creative minds on Broadway, BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL is inspired by the Bring It On films. BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL tells the story of the challenges and unexpected bonds formed through the thrill of extreme competition. With a colorful crew of characters, an exciting fresh sound and explosive dance with aerial stunts, this hilariously universal story is sure to be everything you hoped for and nothing like you expected. The Broadway show features an original story by Tony Award®-winning writer Jeff Whitty (Avenue Q), music and lyrics by Tony Award®-winning composer Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the Heights), music by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning composer Tom Kitt (Next to Normal), lyrics by Broadway lyricist Amanda Green (High Fidelity) and music supervision by Tony® and Grammy® Award-winner Alex Lacamoire (In the Heights). The production is directed and choreographed by Tony Award®-winner Andy Blankenbueler (In the Heights).


April 25, 2014 - April 26, 2014 - 7:30 pm at Rex Mathes Auditorium
1401 Vine Street

$15 in advance / $18 at the door – mature audiences

The Norwegians

April 25, 2014 - May 4, 2014 - 7:30 pm at Des Moines Civic Center’s Stoner Theater
221 Walnut Street


I am T-Pain Tour

April 25, 2014 - 8:00 pm at Val Air Ballroom
301 Ashworth Road

$27 advance; $35 at door

Hosted by J. Shade!

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