Events

Red Green “How to Do Everything” Tour

May 6, 2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Stephens Auditorium
Scheman Building, Suite 102

Red Green, Canada’s foremost handyman, who became famous for such things as duct tape, Possum Lodge, and his own unique style of humour and wisdom now shares his thoughts on “How to do everything”.  After establishing himself in fifteen seasons of his enormously popular TV show as one of the world’s handiest men, he now shows there is no limit to his specialized knowledge and advice. An evening with Red Green is always an evening of advice and laughter. Be there to experience it in person.

Music in the Junction

May 8, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Railroad Park
Valley Junction

Music in the Junction (part of the Valley Junction Farmers Market) will feature Bella Soul this week.

www.valleyjunction.com

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Market to Market® Relay

May 10, 2014 - All Day at Bell Tower of Jefferson
220 North Chestnut

The Market to Market® Relay is what Iowa runners are talking about! A team running relay from Jefferson to Des Moines, the Market to Market® Relay Iowa covers 75 miles over 17 stages on a scenic and varied course. Join 6 of your closest pals, hop in a van, run, rest and repeat. The course follows the Raccoon River Valley Trail System, paved streets, and gravel back roads through a diverse and scenic slice of west central Iowa. Combine the running with outrageous costumes, memorable van rides, and a lively Post-Race Shindig & Expo in downtown Des Moines and it all adds up to 1 unforgettable day. This is one running event you won’t want to miss.

Christina Perri

May 10, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Granada Theatre
1020 Massachusetts Street

Buy tickets HERE

Eric Hutchinson

May 10, 2014 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Wooly’s
504 East Locust Street

Buy Tickets HERE

Iowa Cubs vs NAS

May 10, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Principal Park
1 Line Dr.

Des Moines Symphony – Masterworks 7: Season Finale – Brahms 1 & Grosvenor Plays Saint-Saens

May 10, 2014 - 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm at Civic Center of Greater Des Moines
221 Walnut Street

Joseph Giuntaconducting
Benjamin Grosvenorpiano

BERLIOZ     Roman Carnival Overture
DEBUSSY     Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune (Afternoon of a Faun)
SAINT-SAËNS     Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor
BRAHMS     Symphony No. 1 in C Minor

At just 20 years old, pianist Benjamin Grosvenor has already electrified the music world with his spell-binding performances. In 2011, The Daily Telegraph named him one of the “Top 10 Britons of the Year,” and he became Gramophone’s youngest ever double-award winner. He makes his Des Moines Symphony debut with Saint- Saëns’ exquisite G Minor Concerto, a glistening, energetic work with no “slow” movement. That, and Joseph Giunta concludes his 25th Anniversary Season with his favorite Brahms symphony.

Single tickets are $15-$55 and are available through Ticketmaster and the Civic Center Ticket Office.Student tickets are $7.50-$27.50 and are available through the Civic Center Ticket Office (221 Walnut Street, Des Moines; open 9a-5p Monday through Friday and two hours prior to performances).Student rush tickets, subject to availability, are $5 for junior high and high school students and $10 for all other students the day of the concert through the Civic Center Ticket Office.

Iowa Cubs vs NAS

May 11, 2014 - 1:00 pm at Principal Park
1 Line Dr.

Iowa Cubs vs NAS

May 11, 2014 - 1:00 pm at Principal Park
1 Line Dr.

Des Moines Symphony – Masterworks 7: Season Finale – Brahms 1 & Grosvenor Plays Saint-Saens

May 11, 2014 - 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm at Civic Center of Greater Des Moines
221 Walnut Street

Joseph Giuntaconducting
Benjamin Grosvenorpiano

BERLIOZ     Roman Carnival Overture
DEBUSSY     Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune (Afternoon of a Faun)
SAINT-SAËNS     Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor
BRAHMS     Symphony No. 1 in C Minor

At just 20 years old, pianist Benjamin Grosvenor has already electrified the music world with his spell-binding performances. In 2011, The Daily Telegraph named him one of the “Top 10 Britons of the Year,” and he became Gramophone’s youngest ever double-award winner. He makes his Des Moines Symphony debut with Saint- Saëns’ exquisite G Minor Concerto, a glistening, energetic work with no “slow” movement. That, and Joseph Giunta concludes his 25th Anniversary Season with his favorite Brahms symphony.

Single tickets are $15-$55 and are available through Ticketmaster and the Civic Center Ticket Office.Student tickets are $7.50-$27.50 and are available through the Civic Center Ticket Office (221 Walnut Street, Des Moines; open 9a-5p Monday through Friday and two hours prior to performances).Student rush tickets, subject to availability, are $5 for junior high and high school students and $10 for all other students the day of the concert through the Civic Center Ticket Office.

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