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JULY 1, 2013

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Coming soon‌ Monday July 1 The Uncluded Location: Wooly's Times: 8 p.m. Admission: $18 - $20 http://www.ticketfly.com Details: The Uncluded, rapper Aesop Rock and folk singer Kimya Dawson (The Moldy Peaches, most of the "Juno" soundtrack).

Peter Grimes, Opus 33 Location: Blank Performing Arts Center - Simpson Campus (Indianola, IA) Times: 7:30 p.m. Admission: $42 & up. Call: 515-961-6221 Details: An opera in a prologue and three acts. Libretto by Montagu Slater after George Crabbe's poem The Borough. First performed in London; Sadler's Wells, June 7, 1945. Website: http://www.desmoinesmetroopera.org/

Food in the Gardens – Tonic Teas Location: Reiman Gardens (Ames, IA) Times: 6 - 8 p.m. Admission: $12 Members; $15 General Public; ISU students 15% off Member price Phone: 515-294-2710 Detials: Herbal teas are nature's way of restoring and maintaining maximum health and vitality. Join herbalist Lynn Parkey for a class exploring the preparation of tonic teas, the oldest form of medicine.

Iowa Cubs Vs Memphis Venue: Iowa Cubs Stadium Times: 7:05 p.m. Admission: General Admission $7


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Iowa Artist Kathranne Knight Exhibit May 20, 2013 to July 28, 2013 (Recurring daily) Location: Des Moines Art Center Admission: Free Details: www.desmoinesartcenter.org

Wednesday July 3 Iowa Cubs Vs Memphis Venue: Iowa Cubs Stadium Times: 7:05 p.m. Admission: General Admission $7

Jazz In July: Turner Center Jazz Orchestra Venue: Iowa State Capitol E 9th Street & Grand Avenue Times: 6:30 p.m. Admission: Free Detials: Now in its 31st year, this month-long family-friendly festival celebrates jazz & art with free outdoor concerts across Greater Des Moines.

Music In The Junction: The Blue Band Venue: Historic Valley Junction Times: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Admission: Free Details: Join us for our signature event in Historic Valley Junction - our weekly Farmers Market and Music in the Junction concert series. Free parking and free shuttle service are available 4-9 p.m. during all scheduled Thursday night events at Hillside Elementary


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Nitefall On The River - Dark Star Orchestra

Venue: Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater E First Street between Locust & Walnut Streets Times: Doors 5:30 p.m./ Show 6 p.m. Admission: $20 - $25 - all ages

Viewing Party For Yankee Doodle Pops Venue: State Historical Museum of Iowa 600 E Locust Street Times: 6:30 p.m. Admission: $75 Details: Celebrate our nation's independence in style at our annual Viewing Party for the Des Moines Symphony's Yankee Doodle Pops. You'll be treated to a gourmet picnic meal, a VIP view of the concert and fireworks, plus premium reserved parking. Pre-concert music, champagne and all your friends make this the perfect way to enjoy Des Moines' favorite patriotic tradition.

Thursday July 4 Summer Concert Series W/Brian Congdon & Brad Seidenfeld Venue: Jasper Winery Times: 6 - 9 p.m. Admission: Free Details: Held every Thursday from 6-9pm, enjoy free live music on the lawn. We'll be serving wine, sangria & Madhouse beer by the glass ($5) as well as grilling up burgers & brats ($6). We'll have regular appearances by the Chocolaterie Stam gelato cart - yes, you


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can even have a wine or beer gelato float - as well as the Gusto Pizza truck.

Historic Baseball Game Venue: Living History Farms Times: 2:30 p.m. Admission: General Admission Details: Watch our home team, the Walnut Hill Bluestockings, compete in 1870s-rules baseball games. Cheer the batters or “strikers” as they call their pitch and “Leg it” to first. The team makes sure kids have a chance to bat around at the end of the game! Auto Races Venue: Iowa State Fairgrounds E 30th Street & E University Avenue Times: Gates open at 5 pm, Hotlaps at 6 pm, Races to follow Admission: $12 Adults, $5 Children 12 and under, $20 Pit passes


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Friday July 5 80/35 Music Festival

July 5th and July 6th Location: Western Gateway Park 12th and Locust Streets Times: 5 p.m. - Midnight Admission: Earlybird 2-day: $39; VIP $125 (on sale to general public 4/1); After earlybird tix sold, $49 for 2-day; $150 VIP. Also Free Stages. www.midwestix.com Details: Once again more than 40 national, regional and local bands play Des Moines. Starts at 5 p.m. on Friday and noon on Saturday running until midnight each day. Tickets on sale now at! Bands July 5th: Jesse Jamz, M34N STR33T, Subliminal Chaos, Richie Daggers with Gadema, The Other Elements, DJ Bui Bands July 6th: The Homemade Jamz Blues Band, Strange Names, I am Zero, Patient Zero,


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DJ Flash, DJ Cosmo, Sphere

Stam Summer Music Series May 31, 2013 to August 31, 2013 (Every Friday, Saturday) Venue: Chocolaterie Stam 2814 Ingersoll Avenue Times: 7 - 9:30 p.m. Admission: FREE Details: Enjoy live family-friendly music on our beautiful patio while enjoying authentic Italian Gelato, local wines and beers, iced beverages and chocolate! Saturday July 6 80/35 Music Festival July 5th and July 6th Location: Western Gateway Park 12th and Locust Streets Times: 5 p.m. - Midnight Admission: Earlybird 2-day: $39; VIP $125 (on sale to general public 4/1); After earlybird tix sold, $49 for 2-day; $150 VIP. Also Free Stages. www.midwestix.com Details: Once again more than 40 national, regional and local bands play Des Moines. Starts at 5 p.m. on Friday and noon on Saturday running until midnight each day. Tickets on sale now at! Bands July 5th: Jesse Jamz, M34N STR33T, Subliminal Chaos, Richie Daggers with Gadema, The Other Elements, DJ Bui Bands July 6th: The Homemade Jamz Blues Band, Strange Names, I am Zero, Patient Zero, DJ Flash, DJ Cosmo, Sphere

Jazz In July: One Nite Stand W/Hendrik Meurkens & Gabriel Espinosa's Celebrando Location: Evelyn Davis Park 1500 Forest Avenue Times: 3:40 - 5:10 p.m. & 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Admission: Free Phone: 515-280-3222 Details: Great music, along with inviting neighborhoods & parks, keeps people coming back year after year to Metro Arts Jazz in July concerts. Now in its 31st


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year, this month-long family-friendly festival celebrates jazz & art with free outdoor concerts across Greater Des Moines. Romeo And Juliet Location: Blank Performing Arts Center - Simpson Campus 513 North D Street, Indianola, IA Times: 7:30 p.m. Admission: $49 & up Phone: 515-961-6221 Details: An opera in five acts. Libretto by Jules Barbier & Michel Carré after William Shakespeare's play. First performance: Paris; Théâtre Lyrique, April 27, 1867. Performed in French with English supertitles above the stage.

Sunday July 7 Nitefall On The River - Brandi Carlisle W/The Lone Below Location: Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater Times: Doors 6:30 p.m.; Show 7:30 p.m. Admission: $30 Details: There is not a better stage for a night with Brandi Carlisle than Simon Estes. Don’t miss it! Justin Bieber Venue: Wells Fargo Arena at Iowa Events Center Times: $39.50 - $95 Details: Justin Bieber is returning to Des Moines. The last time Bieber came to Des Moines was in 2010 he sold out Wells Fargo Arena.


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