28240
Dec 11
Dec 11
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-partner-acrobatics-2017-12-11/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-partner-acrobatics-2017-12-11/ical/

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Cancun- flag Meet new people and throw them into the air! Partner Acro consists of one person (the “base”) supporting another (the “flyer”) in various poses and dynamic movements. This class will include balances and transitions, with a focus on fundamentals and safe spotting techniques. No need to bring a partner – we’ll all work together!

28251
Dec 11
Dec 11
7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-aerial-hoop-2-2017-12-11/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-aerial-hoop-2-2017-12-11/ical/

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Explore aerial movements on these traditional solid apparatus, giving you the opportunity to perform graceful tricks, spins, and swings! Beginning with the basic skills, this class will build your strength, showcase flexibility, all while you’re learning flipping, turning, rolling, posing, and transitioning positions with these beautiful aerial apparatus.

28262
Dec 12
Dec 12
12:00 am - 12:45 am
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-lunchtime-aerial-boot-camp-2017-12-12/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-lunchtime-aerial-boot-camp-2017-12-12/ical/

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Aerial Boot Camp is a great class for students at any level that want to focus on fundamentals and building core skills. Conditioning will whip you into shape, whether your goal is to become a better aerialist, or just to pump up those muscles. In this class we will lead you through cardio, strengthening, and flexibility exercises on the floor and in the air.

28478
Dec 12
Dec 12
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
dancemovement education
Movement Studio
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/brazilian-samba-3-2017-12-12/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/brazilian-samba-3-2017-12-12/ical/

*New Day and Location* 

4 Week Session: $40 // Drop-in: $15

Register Here! 

Nov. 28th Dec. 5th Dec. 12th Dec 19th

This four week class will teach students the fundamentals of Brazilian Samba dance. We’ll cover the hip & booty shaking style of Samba de Roda from the north of Brazil as well as the flirtatious, regal Samba Queen dance style from Rio. This class will include foundational steps, both slow and fast; posture; hip & booty movement; and graceful arm movement and improvisation technique as well. This class is an Open Level Samba dance class, for beginners who have not tried Samba dance and also anyone who would like to work on or improve their foundational movements, both women and men. No previous dance experience is necessary. Students should wear fitness clothes (like yoga or workout pants) and bring a bottle of water to class. Please bring a pair of sneakers with little to no tread on the bottom, as we will dance this series in sneakers. We will have fun moving to the uplifting music of Brazil! Great after-work fitness workout and beautiful way to move your hips & lift your spirits.

Theresa Marie - Samba InstructorTheresa Marie is a Samba dance performer and teacher as well as a certified personal trainer and fitness coach. She performed semi-professionally in New York City for 4 years, and the Bay Area, California for many more. She has taught Samba dance at different companies like Google and at dance/yoga studios like Stepping Out Studios and The Ball in NYC. Her teachers include Danielle Lima, Rio Samba in NYC; Rosangela Silvestre, Axe and modern technique in Salvador, Brazil; Danda da Hora from Ile Aiye; and Marsea Marquis and J’ann Rains in Santa Cruz, CA. She is classically trained in music, and fell in love with Samba dance while playing drums for dance classes 16 years ago and she has not stopped dancing Samba since…and she loves sharing the musicality, Samba Queen (and King) spirit, and hip & booty shaking joy of Brazilian dance.

28273
Dec 12
Dec 12
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-beginning-aerial-3-2017-12-12/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-beginning-aerial-3-2017-12-12/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

Ready to defy gravity? From the trapeze, to the aerial hoop and aerial fabric, there’s no better way to have fun, get fit, and improve your coordination. No experience is necessary. Classes are individualized to your needs and strengths. This class will build upper-body and core strength, increase range of motion and flexibility, challenge your fears, and develop your body awareness. The recommended attire for aerial classes is long sleeved tight fitting shirt with tights or leggings and bare feet.

28284
Dec 12
Dec 12
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-open-aerial-3-2017-12-12/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-open-aerial-3-2017-12-12/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

Come on in during open aerial to practice the skills you are learning in aerial class! An aerial instructor will be present to ensure you a safe and happy practice time. No instruction is give during this time, just a chance to practice your existing skills. Open to current aerial students at the Des Moines Social Club that have attended at least 4 aerial classes, but those with experience from elsewhere may participate with approval.

24344
Dec 12
Dec 12
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-2-2017-12-12/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-2-2017-12-12/ical/

Des Moines Social Club’s Team Trivia. Every Tuesday Night at 7:30pm at The Basement at the Social Club. Free.

Bring a team of 2-6 people for great drinks and 8 rounds of trivia!

Rounds contain 5 questions with links hinting at each previous question’s answer. Also, occasional theme rounds to spice things up!

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28405
Dec 13
Dec 13
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
circus dancemovement education
Movement Studio
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-kids-circus-2017-12-13/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-kids-circus-2017-12-13/ical/

REGISTER HERE!

Want to learn amazing new skills that will impress your friends and family? Come and learn circus arts from a real circus performer. Kids will try out fun activities like juggling, hooping, balancing, aerial and floor acrobatics, and more!

28395
Dec 13
Dec 13
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-handstands-and-acro-2-2017-12-13/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-handstands-and-acro-2-2017-12-13/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

IMG_5664Add rolls, bridges, and handstands to your movement vocabulary! Ground acrobatics starts with fundamentals of human movement, and builds up to extraordinary levels of agility. No prior experience required; our class improves strength, alignment, and range of motion for participants at every level. Don’t get stuck looking at life the same way every day. Turn your world upside down with Handstands and Acro!

25329
Dec 13
Dec 13
7:00 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/prototype-presents-haiku-death-match-4/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/prototype-presents-haiku-death-match-4/ical/

Prototype Presents DMSC

 

From the creators of Haiku DeathmatchPrototype Presents: Quiz Show, an eccentric blend of trivia, word games and comedy. Contestants are pulled from the audience before the show and compete head to head for five rounds of trivia. Come out and test your knowledge, scratch your head and laugh uproariously.

28339
Dec 13
Dec 13
7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-open-aerial-5-2017-12-13/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-open-aerial-5-2017-12-13/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

Come on in during open aerial to practice the skills you are learning in aerial class! An aerial instructor will be present to ensure you a safe and happy practice time. No instruction is give during this time, just a chance to practice your existing skills. Open to current aerial students at the Des Moines Social Club that have attended at least 4 aerial classes, but those with experience from elsewhere may participate with approval.

28295
Dec 14
Dec 14
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowac-circus-academy-silks-and-slings-2017-12-14/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowac-circus-academy-silks-and-slings-2017-12-14/ical/

REGISTER HERE!

Aerial Silks and Slings introduces you to a whole new way to increase strength, grace, and flexibility. Learn new techniques for climbing, rolling, and moving your body on aerial fabric and hammock. You’ll learn amazing ways to move your body into beautiful poses and shapes. It’s a fun new way to stay fit and learn something amazing.

28461
Dec 14
Dec 14
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
dancemovement education
Movement Studio
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/break-dancing-for-kids-level-1-8-2017-12-14/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/break-dancing-for-kids-level-1-8-2017-12-14/ical/
Full 6-week Session: $6020160428_190829
Register Here
Single Session: $15

Nov. 2nd ¦ Nov. 9th ¦ Nov. 16th ¦ Nov. 30th ¦ Dec. 7th ¦ Dec. 14th

 

A beginner break dancing class teaching the basic foundation of the dance along with history of the Hip Hop culture. This class will cover basic toprocking, footwork, freezes, transitions, and power in a fun and safe environment.

 

Anthony San has been bB9317846707Z.1_20150624120121_000_G16B43BEV.1-0reak dancing for over 5 years, since March of 2008, after being influenced by local dancers in Floor Spiders Crew.

His group Harding Breakerz went to Washington DC to perform at The White House on May 25th.  They were the only Iowa school representing at Turnaround Arts talent show. They were invited to DC after their performance last year for the President of Turnaround Arts and actor Kal Penn when they visited Harding Middle School, which is one of the few Iowa schools for Turnaround Arts program

He has performed in break dancing competitions in cities all over the Midwest since 2009, and performing locally at events such as CelebrAsian 2010-2011, IMMAWII 2011, Iowa Youth Congress 2011, ISU Latin Fest 2011, Convoy of Hope 2011, ArtFest 2012, and Minorities on the Move 2012-2013. He has also street performed in Leipzig, Germany and competed in Chemnitz, Germany.

28468
Dec 14
Dec 14
7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
dancemovement education
Movement Studio
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/break-dancing-for-kids-level-2-7-2017-12-14/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/break-dancing-for-kids-level-2-7-2017-12-14/ical/

Full 6-week Session: $60

Register Here

Single Session: $15

Nov. 2nd ¦ Nov. 9th ¦ Nov. 16th ¦ Nov. 30th ¦ Dec. 7th ¦ Dec. 14th

 

A fast-paced, fat burning, high-energy class. Students will learn advanced footwork, top rocking, diverse freezes and complicated power moves as well as how to create their own sets.

11235340_506073586223611_6669737507658500384_oAnthony San has been break dancing for over 5 years after being influenced by local dancers in Floor Spiders Crew. He has performed in competitions in cities all over the Midwest since 2009, and performing locally at events such as CelebrAsian 2010-2011, IMMAWII 2011, Iowa Youth Congress 2011, ISU Latin Fest 2011, Convoy of Hope 2011, ArtFest 2012, and Minorities on the Move 2012-2013. He has also street performed in Leipzig, Germany and competed in Chemnitz, Germany.

His group Harding Breakerz went to Washington DC to perform at The White House on May 25th.  They were the only Iowa school representing at Turnaround Arts talent show. They were invited to DC after their performance last year for the President of Turnaround Arts and actor Kal Penn when they visited Harding Middle School, which is one of the few Iowa schools for Turnaround Arts program

BreakdanceAnthony was in the “Ancient Astronauts” music video for Tuff Gong ft. Martin Perna, as well as a cameo in the music video for Maxilla Blue’s “Lego Blocks” and, most recently, MAIDS. He was featured in Juice Magazine and The Des Moines Register in 2013. He has been working the youth in Des Moines, by showing them that this dance is also an outlet and it can help them express themselves.

28306
Dec 14
Dec 14
7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-ground-hooping-2017-12-14/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-ground-hooping-2017-12-14/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

Curious about learning a new skill while dancing and having a blast? This hoop class will break down moves such as waist hooping, isolations, and escalators, just to name a few. We will also be focusing on dance and flow. Learning new tricks is great, but connecting with your prop and dancing through exploration is what truly makes your art your own! No prior experience is necessary and hula hoops will be provided, but if you have your own they are welcome!

28493
Dec 14
Dec 14
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/a-christmas-carol-iowa-stage-theater-co-2017-12-14/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/a-christmas-carol-iowa-stage-theater-co-2017-12-14/ical/

Don’t be a Scrooge. One of the most performed plays in history, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is coming to the Kum & Go Theater, thanks to the Iowa Stage Theater Co. and a generous sponsorship from Kum & Go.

A Christmas Carol

The Holiday tradition continues! Bring the entire family for this timeless adventure and follow Scrooge on a night he will never forget when four ghosts take him on a whirlwind journey to teach him about the true meaning of Christmas and change his humbug life forever.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

Dec. 14 – Dec. 23, 2017

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

28026
Dec 15
Dec 15
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
music
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/jazz-and-roots-happy-hour-2017-12-15/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/jazz-and-roots-happy-hour-2017-12-15/ical/

 jazz-for-happy-194x300Every Friday evening, the Des Moines Social Club hosts the Jazz & Roots Happy Hour in The Basement.

 This week we’ve got the Steve Grismore Trio!  The Steve Grismore Trio consists of Mr. Grismore, a legendary guitarist who teaches at the University of Iowa, drummer Tim Crumley, & the renowned & nationally recognized B3 player, Mr. Sam Salamone.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Basement // show 5:30 pm // $7

28444
Dec 15
Dec 15
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
dancemovement education
Movement Studio
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/swing-dance-lindy-hop-east-coast-2017-12-15/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/swing-dance-lindy-hop-east-coast-2017-12-15/ical/

Full Session // $60 

Sold Out!

Drop-in // $15 

Dec. 15th ¦ Dec. 22nd ¦ Dec. 29th ¦ Jan. 5th ¦ Jan. 12th 

 

Jill & TravsmallClass participants will learn how to swing dance in the styles of Lindy Hop & East Coast. They will begin by learning fundamentals such as footwork, partner connection and dance floor etiquette, and will finish by learning basic vocabulary and styling applicable to Lindy Hop & East Coast. Participants will be able to do a swing out, basic Lindy Hop and East Coast turns, and be able to dance the two styles together. No partner required.

About the Artists:  Travis & Jill are jitterbugs from Central Iowa who LOVE swing and the essence of the era in which it was born. They met in 2008, began dancing together shortly after, and have been cuttin’ a rug ever since.  They specialize in Lindy Hop, East Coast, Charleston, Solo Jazz, Shag & Aerials.  Travis & Jill enjoy dancing BIG and creating new dance moves each time they take to the floor.

The Belgardes compete occasionally in the Midwest. Most recently, they placed 2nd in the Showcase Competition and 2nd in the Fast DanceJ&T Battle Contest at Heartland Swing Festival (April 2017). Travis & Jill have been ambassadors of swing in Central Iowa by performing and teaching new dancers in Des Moines. They look forward to teaching new dancers and expanding the population of jitterbugs in the Midwest!

28494
Dec 15
Dec 15
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/a-christmas-carol-iowa-stage-theater-co-2017-12-15/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/a-christmas-carol-iowa-stage-theater-co-2017-12-15/ical/

Don’t be a Scrooge. One of the most performed plays in history, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is coming to the Kum & Go Theater, thanks to the Iowa Stage Theater Co. and a generous sponsorship from Kum & Go.

A Christmas Carol

The Holiday tradition continues! Bring the entire family for this timeless adventure and follow Scrooge on a night he will never forget when four ghosts take him on a whirlwind journey to teach him about the true meaning of Christmas and change his humbug life forever.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

Dec. 14 – Dec. 23, 2017

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

28482
Dec 15
Dec 15
9:30 pm - 11:59 pm
featured-event music
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/bad-bad-hats-w-annalibera/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Bad-Bad-Hats-720x720.jpg
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/bad-bad-hats-w-annalibera/ical/

Bad Bad Hats

Bad Bad Hats is an indie rock band from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Kerry Alexander (vocals, guitar, wisdom), Chris Hoge (drums, courage), and Noah Boswell (bass, power) met while attending Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minn. Kerry and Chris began writing songs together in 2010, recording a collection of demos that would later become their first EP. The addition of their friend Noah in 2012 solidified the line-up. The indie rock trio’s songwriting quickly caught the ear of Minneapolis label Afternoon Records, whose alumni includes Yellow Ostrich, Now Now, Haley Bonar, and One for the Team, among others. Afternoon Records signed the trio and released their It Hurts EP in early 2013. Two years later, the band released their bold debut LP, Psychic Reader, on July 17th.


Annalibera

Anna Gebhardt began writing songs for her music project Annalibera in 2010. In 2012 she started playing shows in Iowa with guitarist Ryan Stier (The River Monks), bassist Phil Young (TIRES) and a rotating cast of Iowa players, including Nicholas Naioti (MR NASTI) and Anne Carlisle (Trouble Lights). Annalibera’s debut LP ‘Nevermind I Love You’ was released in 2015. The same week NILY was released, Anna released an experimental album entitled ‘loveil’. While touring both albums in 2015 and 2016, she began writing and arranging the next release, due soon.

 

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The Basement // Doors 9PM // Show 9:30PM // $10 ADV // $12 DOS

 

28432
Dec 16
Dec 16
10:00 am - 11:00 am
dancemovement education
Movement Studio
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/beginning-adult-ballet-level-1-9-2017-12-16/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/beginning-adult-ballet-level-1-9-2017-12-16/ical/

Drop-in Session // $15

Nov. 4th ¦ Nov. 11th ¦ Dec. 2nd ¦ Dec. 9th ¦ Dec. 16th 

Beginning Adult Ballet at the Des Moines Social ClubThis class is perfect for those out there who have always had an interest in ballet, but may have never had a chance to take classes. It will feature all the elements found in a traditional ballet class. This includes barre and center work, as well as stretching and cool down to prevent injury. It will feature an emphasis on the terminology and music used in classical ballet. Soft ballet shoes may be worn but are entirely optional. Learn next to other adult beginners in a supportive, fun way.

 

Kristin Gall started her dance training at the age of 5. After dancing at recital studios she found a home at The Pointe Academy at age 14. There she studied primarily classical ballet as well as modern, jazz, and tap. After high school she went on to study dance at Columbia College Chicago. Over the years she has performed with groups such as The Central Iowa Dance Youth Ballet, Iowa Dance Theatre, and Ballet Des Moines. She also danced professionally with The Des Moines Metro Opera, The Keith West Illusion Show, The Rumba Dreams dancers, as well as several freelance opportunities. She has also taught at several studios including Central Iowa Dance, Glaza Studio, and The Dance Place.

28317
Dec 16
Dec 16
10:00 am - 11:00 am
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-beginning-aerial-4-2017-12-16/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-beginning-aerial-4-2017-12-16/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

Ready to defy gravity? From the trapeze, to the aerial hoop and aerial fabric, there’s no better way to have fun, get fit, and improve your coordination. No experience is necessary. Classes are individualized to your needs and strengths. This class will build upper-body and core strength, increase range of motion and flexibility, challenge your fears, and develop your body awareness. The recommended attire for aerial classes is long sleeved tight fitting shirt with tights or leggings and bare feet.

28435
Dec 16
Dec 16
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
dancemovement education
Movement Studio
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/beginning-adult-ballet-level-2-8-2017-12-16/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/beginning-adult-ballet-level-2-8-2017-12-16/ical/

Drop-in Session // $15

Nov. 4th ¦ Nov. 11th ¦ Dec. 2nd ¦ Dec. 9th ¦ Dec. 16th

ballet slippers all in a rowThis class is ideal for those who have taken a small amount of ballet previously and want to continue to dive deeper into learning ballet technique. This class is a continuation from basic terminology. It will work to not only strengthen the basics, but to continue learning new steps. Ballet shoes are not required for this class.

 

Kristin Gall started her dance training at the age of 5. After dancing at recital studios she found a home at The Pointe Academy at age 14. There she studied primarily classical ballet as well as modern, jazz, and tap. After high school she went on to study dance at Columbia College Chicago. Over the years she has performed with groups such as The Central Iowa Dance Youth Ballet, Iowa Dance Theatre, and Ballet Des Moines. She also danced professionally with The Des Moines Metro Opera, The Keith West Illusion Show, The Rumba Dreams dancers, as well as several freelance opportunities. She has also taught at several studios including Central Iowa Dance, Glaza Studio, and The Dance Place.

28328
Dec 16
Dec 16
11:00 am - 12:15 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-open-aerial-4-2017-12-16/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-open-aerial-4-2017-12-16/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

Come on in during open aerial to practice the skills you are learning in aerial class! An aerial instructor will be present to ensure you a safe and happy practice time. No instruction is give during this time, just a chance to practice your existing skills. Open to current aerial students at the Des Moines Social Club that have attended at least 4 aerial classes, but those with experience from elsewhere may participate with approval.

28429
Dec 16
Dec 16
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
dancemovement education
Movement Studio
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/open-ballet-4-2017-12-16/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/open-ballet-4-2017-12-16/ical/

Drop-in Session // $15

Nov. 4th ¦ Nov. 11th ¦ Dec. 2nd ¦ Dec. 9th ¦ Dec. 16th

Beginning Adult Ballet at the Des Moines Social ClubThis class will be an intermediate level class that will be open to any level dancer. This class is great for dancers who are new to ballet but want to push their technique, for advanced dancers who want to add another technique class to their regiment, and any dancers in between. Open ballet will focus on building the dancer’s technique. Knowledge of basic terminology will be helpful for this class, but not required. Soft ballet shoes may be worn, pointe shoes will be at the dancer’s discretion.

Kristin Gall started her dance training at the age of 5. After dancing at recital studios she found a home at The Pointe Academy at age 14. There she studied primarily classical ballet as well as modern, jazz, and tap. After high school she went on to study dance at Columbia College Chicago. Over the years she has performed with groups such as The Central Iowa Dance Youth Ballet, Iowa Dance Theatre, and Ballet Des Moines. She also danced professionally with The Des Moines Metro Opera, The Keith West Illusion Show, The Rumba Dreams dancers, as well as several freelance opportunities. She has also taught at several studios including Central Iowa Dance, Glaza Studio, and The Dance Place.

28490
Dec 16
Dec 16
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/a-christmas-carol-iowa-stage-theatre-co-2017-12-16/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/a-christmas-carol-iowa-stage-theatre-co-2017-12-16/ical/

Don’t be a Scrooge. One of the most performed plays in history, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is coming to the Kum & Go Theater, thanks to the Iowa Stage Theater Co. and a generous sponsorship from Kum & Go.

A Christmas Carol

The Holiday tradition continues! Bring the entire family for this timeless adventure and follow Scrooge on a night he will never forget when four ghosts take him on a whirlwind journey to teach him about the true meaning of Christmas and change his humbug life forever.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

Dec. 14 – Dec. 23, 2017

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

28441
Dec 16
Dec 16
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
dancemovement education kids
Movement Studio
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/little-ballerina-workshop-5/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/little-ballerina-workshop-5/ical/

Single Session // $25 

REGISTER HERE 

ballet-classThis is a workshop for little ones ages 3-6. It is an introduction to classical ballet featuring stories, dancing and fun. Children will engage in learning about classical ballet and music. There will be a story read, a ballet class, and an item they will get to take home as well. This workshop will feature the holiday classic “The Nutcracker” Bring your little ballerina to join in on the fun!

About the Artist: Kristin Gall started her dance training at the age of 5. After dancing at recital studios she found a home at The Pointe Academy at age 14. There she studied primarily classical ballet as well as modern, jazz, and tap. After high school she went on to study dance at Columbia College Chicago. Over the years she has performed with groups such as The Central Iowa Dance Youth Ballet, Iowa Dance Theatre, and Ballet Des Moines. She also danced professionally with The Des Moines Metro Opera, The Keith West Illusion Show, The Rumba Dreams dancers, as well as several freelance opportunities. She has also taught at several studios including Central Iowa Dance, Glaza Studio, and The Dance Place

28495
Dec 16
Dec 16
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/a-christmas-carol-iowa-stage-theater-co-2017-12-16/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/a-christmas-carol-iowa-stage-theater-co-2017-12-16/ical/

Don’t be a Scrooge. One of the most performed plays in history, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is coming to the Kum & Go Theater, thanks to the Iowa Stage Theater Co. and a generous sponsorship from Kum & Go.

A Christmas Carol

The Holiday tradition continues! Bring the entire family for this timeless adventure and follow Scrooge on a night he will never forget when four ghosts take him on a whirlwind journey to teach him about the true meaning of Christmas and change his humbug life forever.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

Dec. 14 – Dec. 23, 2017

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

28086
Dec 16
Dec 16
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
comedy
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/chowdown-comedy-2017-12-16/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/chowdown-comedy-2017-12-16/ical/
Join us for a comedy showcase on the third Saturday of each month:
An Evening of Improv with Chowdown will feature hilarious sets of long-form improv.

CHOWDOWN is a live monthly improv comedy show from the minds of some of the best improv comedians in Iowa and we’re thrilled to bring them to The Basement stage!

The Basement // Doors @ 9pm // Show @ 9:30pm // $5 advance // $7 at the door // all ages

Chowdown

28491
Dec 17
Dec 17
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/a-christmas-carol-iowa-stage-theatre-co-2017-12-17/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/a-christmas-carol-iowa-stage-theatre-co-2017-12-17/ical/

Don’t be a Scrooge. One of the most performed plays in history, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is coming to the Kum & Go Theater, thanks to the Iowa Stage Theater Co. and a generous sponsorship from Kum & Go.

A Christmas Carol

The Holiday tradition continues! Bring the entire family for this timeless adventure and follow Scrooge on a night he will never forget when four ghosts take him on a whirlwind journey to teach him about the true meaning of Christmas and change his humbug life forever.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

Dec. 14 – Dec. 23, 2017

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

28063
Dec 17
Dec 17
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
education visual-art
Workshop
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-8-2017-12-17/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-8-2017-12-17/ical/

drawing

Come harness your life drawing skills in this casual, open studio drawing class on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month! No pre-registration is required and the cost is $10 at the door to cover the cost of the model. 

NOTE: A nude model will be present during this class. 

 

28211
Dec 17
Dec 17
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-aerial-boot-camp-3-2017-12-17/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-aerial-boot-camp-3-2017-12-17/ical/

REGISTER HERE!

Aerial Boot Camp is a great class for students at any level that want to focus on fundamentals and building core skills. Conditioning will whip you into shape, whether your goal is to become a better aerialist, or just to pump up those muscles. In this class we will lead you through cardio, strengthening, and flexibility exercises on the floor and in the air.

 

28226
Dec 17
Dec 17
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-get-bendy-2017-12-17/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-get-bendy-2017-12-17/ical/

REGISTER HERE!

Looking to get a flat split? Or maybe just to touch your toes? Get ready to stretch like an acrobat! Stretching increases your range of motion, which not only makes you look more awesome when on an aerial apparatus, it also helps to prevent injury. All flexibility levels are welcome in this class.

28241
Dec 18
Dec 18
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-partner-acrobatics-2017-12-18/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-partner-acrobatics-2017-12-18/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

Cancun- flag Meet new people and throw them into the air! Partner Acro consists of one person (the “base”) supporting another (the “flyer”) in various poses and dynamic movements. This class will include balances and transitions, with a focus on fundamentals and safe spotting techniques. No need to bring a partner – we’ll all work together!

28252
Dec 18
Dec 18
7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-aerial-hoop-2-2017-12-18/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-aerial-hoop-2-2017-12-18/ical/

REGISTER HERE

Explore aerial movements on these traditional solid apparatus, giving you the opportunity to perform graceful tricks, spins, and swings! Beginning with the basic skills, this class will build your strength, showcase flexibility, all while you’re learning flipping, turning, rolling, posing, and transitioning positions with these beautiful aerial apparatus.

28263
Dec 19
Dec 19
12:00 am - 12:45 am
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-lunchtime-aerial-boot-camp-2017-12-19/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-lunchtime-aerial-boot-camp-2017-12-19/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

Aerial Boot Camp is a great class for students at any level that want to focus on fundamentals and building core skills. Conditioning will whip you into shape, whether your goal is to become a better aerialist, or just to pump up those muscles. In this class we will lead you through cardio, strengthening, and flexibility exercises on the floor and in the air.

28479
Dec 19
Dec 19
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
dancemovement education
Movement Studio
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/brazilian-samba-3-2017-12-19/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/brazilian-samba-3-2017-12-19/ical/

*New Day and Location* 

4 Week Session: $40 // Drop-in: $15

Register Here! 

Nov. 28th Dec. 5th Dec. 12th Dec 19th

This four week class will teach students the fundamentals of Brazilian Samba dance. We’ll cover the hip & booty shaking style of Samba de Roda from the north of Brazil as well as the flirtatious, regal Samba Queen dance style from Rio. This class will include foundational steps, both slow and fast; posture; hip & booty movement; and graceful arm movement and improvisation technique as well. This class is an Open Level Samba dance class, for beginners who have not tried Samba dance and also anyone who would like to work on or improve their foundational movements, both women and men. No previous dance experience is necessary. Students should wear fitness clothes (like yoga or workout pants) and bring a bottle of water to class. Please bring a pair of sneakers with little to no tread on the bottom, as we will dance this series in sneakers. We will have fun moving to the uplifting music of Brazil! Great after-work fitness workout and beautiful way to move your hips & lift your spirits.

Theresa Marie - Samba InstructorTheresa Marie is a Samba dance performer and teacher as well as a certified personal trainer and fitness coach. She performed semi-professionally in New York City for 4 years, and the Bay Area, California for many more. She has taught Samba dance at different companies like Google and at dance/yoga studios like Stepping Out Studios and The Ball in NYC. Her teachers include Danielle Lima, Rio Samba in NYC; Rosangela Silvestre, Axe and modern technique in Salvador, Brazil; Danda da Hora from Ile Aiye; and Marsea Marquis and J’ann Rains in Santa Cruz, CA. She is classically trained in music, and fell in love with Samba dance while playing drums for dance classes 16 years ago and she has not stopped dancing Samba since…and she loves sharing the musicality, Samba Queen (and King) spirit, and hip & booty shaking joy of Brazilian dance.

28274
Dec 19
Dec 19
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-beginning-aerial-3-2017-12-19/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-beginning-aerial-3-2017-12-19/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

Ready to defy gravity? From the trapeze, to the aerial hoop and aerial fabric, there’s no better way to have fun, get fit, and improve your coordination. No experience is necessary. Classes are individualized to your needs and strengths. This class will build upper-body and core strength, increase range of motion and flexibility, challenge your fears, and develop your body awareness. The recommended attire for aerial classes is long sleeved tight fitting shirt with tights or leggings and bare feet.

28285
Dec 19
Dec 19
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-open-aerial-3-2017-12-19/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-open-aerial-3-2017-12-19/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

Come on in during open aerial to practice the skills you are learning in aerial class! An aerial instructor will be present to ensure you a safe and happy practice time. No instruction is give during this time, just a chance to practice your existing skills. Open to current aerial students at the Des Moines Social Club that have attended at least 4 aerial classes, but those with experience from elsewhere may participate with approval.

28497
Dec 19
Dec 19
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/a-christmas-carol-iowa-stage-theater-co-2017-12-19/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/a-christmas-carol-iowa-stage-theater-co-2017-12-19/ical/

Don’t be a Scrooge. One of the most performed plays in history, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is coming to the Kum & Go Theater, thanks to the Iowa Stage Theater Co. and a generous sponsorship from Kum & Go.

A Christmas Carol

The Holiday tradition continues! Bring the entire family for this timeless adventure and follow Scrooge on a night he will never forget when four ghosts take him on a whirlwind journey to teach him about the true meaning of Christmas and change his humbug life forever.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

Dec. 14 – Dec. 23, 2017

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

24345
Dec 19
Dec 19
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-2-2017-12-19/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-2-2017-12-19/ical/

Des Moines Social Club’s Team Trivia. Every Tuesday Night at 7:30pm at The Basement at the Social Club. Free.

Bring a team of 2-6 people for great drinks and 8 rounds of trivia!

Rounds contain 5 questions with links hinting at each previous question’s answer. Also, occasional theme rounds to spice things up!

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28406
Dec 20
Dec 20
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
circus dancemovement education
Movement Studio
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-kids-circus-2017-12-20/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-kids-circus-2017-12-20/ical/

REGISTER HERE!

Want to learn amazing new skills that will impress your friends and family? Come and learn circus arts from a real circus performer. Kids will try out fun activities like juggling, hooping, balancing, aerial and floor acrobatics, and more!

28396
Dec 20
Dec 20
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-handstands-and-acro-2-2017-12-20/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-handstands-and-acro-2-2017-12-20/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

IMG_5664Add rolls, bridges, and handstands to your movement vocabulary! Ground acrobatics starts with fundamentals of human movement, and builds up to extraordinary levels of agility. No prior experience required; our class improves strength, alignment, and range of motion for participants at every level. Don’t get stuck looking at life the same way every day. Turn your world upside down with Handstands and Acro!

28483
Dec 20
Dec 20
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
theater
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/scriptease-3/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/scriptease-3/ical/

Scriptease is a monthly play-reading initiative through Iowa Stage. Each month audiences can experience a new, cutting edge play for free! View information below about this month’s reading.

A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen

Nora Helmer is a vibrant young housewife who nonetheless suffers from a crippling dependency on her husband of eight years. He, Torvald, has always done the thinking for the both of them. In order to save Torvald from a debt, and to spare his masculine pride, Nora arranges a loan without his knowledge, and does so by forging a signature. The inevitable revelation of the crime results in an unexpected reaction from Torvald.

28498
Dec 20
Dec 20
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/a-christmas-carol-iowa-stage-theater-co-2017-12-20/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/a-christmas-carol-iowa-stage-theater-co-2017-12-20/ical/

Don’t be a Scrooge. One of the most performed plays in history, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is coming to the Kum & Go Theater, thanks to the Iowa Stage Theater Co. and a generous sponsorship from Kum & Go.

A Christmas Carol

The Holiday tradition continues! Bring the entire family for this timeless adventure and follow Scrooge on a night he will never forget when four ghosts take him on a whirlwind journey to teach him about the true meaning of Christmas and change his humbug life forever.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

Dec. 14 – Dec. 23, 2017

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

28340
Dec 20
Dec 20
7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-open-aerial-5-2017-12-20/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-open-aerial-5-2017-12-20/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

Come on in during open aerial to practice the skills you are learning in aerial class! An aerial instructor will be present to ensure you a safe and happy practice time. No instruction is give during this time, just a chance to practice your existing skills. Open to current aerial students at the Des Moines Social Club that have attended at least 4 aerial classes, but those with experience from elsewhere may participate with approval.

28296
Dec 21
Dec 21
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowac-circus-academy-silks-and-slings-2017-12-21/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowac-circus-academy-silks-and-slings-2017-12-21/ical/

REGISTER HERE!

Aerial Silks and Slings introduces you to a whole new way to increase strength, grace, and flexibility. Learn new techniques for climbing, rolling, and moving your body on aerial fabric and hammock. You’ll learn amazing ways to move your body into beautiful poses and shapes. It’s a fun new way to stay fit and learn something amazing.

28307
Dec 21
Dec 21
7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-ground-hooping-2017-12-21/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-ground-hooping-2017-12-21/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

Curious about learning a new skill while dancing and having a blast? This hoop class will break down moves such as waist hooping, isolations, and escalators, just to name a few. We will also be focusing on dance and flow. Learning new tricks is great, but connecting with your prop and dancing through exploration is what truly makes your art your own! No prior experience is necessary and hula hoops will be provided, but if you have your own they are welcome!

28499
Dec 21
Dec 21
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/a-christmas-carol-iowa-stage-theater-co-2017-12-21/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/a-christmas-carol-iowa-stage-theater-co-2017-12-21/ical/

Don’t be a Scrooge. One of the most performed plays in history, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is coming to the Kum & Go Theater, thanks to the Iowa Stage Theater Co. and a generous sponsorship from Kum & Go.

A Christmas Carol

The Holiday tradition continues! Bring the entire family for this timeless adventure and follow Scrooge on a night he will never forget when four ghosts take him on a whirlwind journey to teach him about the true meaning of Christmas and change his humbug life forever.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

Dec. 14 – Dec. 23, 2017

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

28027
Dec 22
Dec 22
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
music
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/jazz-and-roots-happy-hour-2017-12-22/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/jazz-and-roots-happy-hour-2017-12-22/ical/

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Every Friday evening, the Des Moines Social Club hosts the Jazz & Roots Happy Hour in The Basement.

 

Bella Donna is influenced by the Ozarks, the creak of tree limbs in the winter, and the summer sounds of cicadas. The traditional music that flows through the hills and hollows of the area the group was raised in helped them form their sound called Ozark Jazz.

Bella Donna has been busy playing shows throughout the midwest and parts of the east and west coast for the past six years. They are currently recording their second full length album that will be available in early 2017.

“As one may expect from the namesake, Bella Donna comes to your ears with a mysteriously intriguing and seductive sound. Rooted in jazz, the ensemble plays with a beauty and darkness that melodically winds itself around your eardrums and sensually sways you into submission” -Feedbands.com

 

 

 

 

 

The Basement // show 5:30 pm // $7

28445
Dec 22
Dec 22
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
dancemovement education
Movement Studio
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/swing-dance-lindy-hop-east-coast-2017-12-22/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/swing-dance-lindy-hop-east-coast-2017-12-22/ical/

Full Session // $60 

Sold Out!

Drop-in // $15 

Dec. 15th ¦ Dec. 22nd ¦ Dec. 29th ¦ Jan. 5th ¦ Jan. 12th 

 

Jill & TravsmallClass participants will learn how to swing dance in the styles of Lindy Hop & East Coast. They will begin by learning fundamentals such as footwork, partner connection and dance floor etiquette, and will finish by learning basic vocabulary and styling applicable to Lindy Hop & East Coast. Participants will be able to do a swing out, basic Lindy Hop and East Coast turns, and be able to dance the two styles together. No partner required.

About the Artists:  Travis & Jill are jitterbugs from Central Iowa who LOVE swing and the essence of the era in which it was born. They met in 2008, began dancing together shortly after, and have been cuttin’ a rug ever since.  They specialize in Lindy Hop, East Coast, Charleston, Solo Jazz, Shag & Aerials.  Travis & Jill enjoy dancing BIG and creating new dance moves each time they take to the floor.

The Belgardes compete occasionally in the Midwest. Most recently, they placed 2nd in the Showcase Competition and 2nd in the Fast DanceJ&T Battle Contest at Heartland Swing Festival (April 2017). Travis & Jill have been ambassadors of swing in Central Iowa by performing and teaching new dancers in Des Moines. They look forward to teaching new dancers and expanding the population of jitterbugs in the Midwest!

28500
Dec 22
Dec 22
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/a-christmas-carol-iowa-stage-theater-co-2017-12-22/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/a-christmas-carol-iowa-stage-theater-co-2017-12-22/ical/

Don’t be a Scrooge. One of the most performed plays in history, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is coming to the Kum & Go Theater, thanks to the Iowa Stage Theater Co. and a generous sponsorship from Kum & Go.

A Christmas Carol

The Holiday tradition continues! Bring the entire family for this timeless adventure and follow Scrooge on a night he will never forget when four ghosts take him on a whirlwind journey to teach him about the true meaning of Christmas and change his humbug life forever.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

Dec. 14 – Dec. 23, 2017

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

28492
Dec 23
Dec 23
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/a-christmas-carol-iowa-stage-theatre-co-2017-12-23/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/a-christmas-carol-iowa-stage-theatre-co-2017-12-23/ical/

Don’t be a Scrooge. One of the most performed plays in history, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is coming to the Kum & Go Theater, thanks to the Iowa Stage Theater Co. and a generous sponsorship from Kum & Go.

A Christmas Carol

The Holiday tradition continues! Bring the entire family for this timeless adventure and follow Scrooge on a night he will never forget when four ghosts take him on a whirlwind journey to teach him about the true meaning of Christmas and change his humbug life forever.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

Dec. 14 – Dec. 23, 2017

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

28501
Dec 23
Dec 23
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/a-christmas-carol-iowa-stage-theater-co-2017-12-23/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/a-christmas-carol-iowa-stage-theater-co-2017-12-23/ical/

Don’t be a Scrooge. One of the most performed plays in history, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is coming to the Kum & Go Theater, thanks to the Iowa Stage Theater Co. and a generous sponsorship from Kum & Go.

A Christmas Carol

The Holiday tradition continues! Bring the entire family for this timeless adventure and follow Scrooge on a night he will never forget when four ghosts take him on a whirlwind journey to teach him about the true meaning of Christmas and change his humbug life forever.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

Dec. 14 – Dec. 23, 2017

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

24346
Dec 26
Dec 26
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-2-2017-12-26/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-2-2017-12-26/ical/

Des Moines Social Club’s Team Trivia. Every Tuesday Night at 7:30pm at The Basement at the Social Club. Free.

Bring a team of 2-6 people for great drinks and 8 rounds of trivia!

Rounds contain 5 questions with links hinting at each previous question’s answer. Also, occasional theme rounds to spice things up!

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28407
Dec 27
Dec 27
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
circus dancemovement education
Movement Studio
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-kids-circus-2017-12-27/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-kids-circus-2017-12-27/ical/

REGISTER HERE!

Want to learn amazing new skills that will impress your friends and family? Come and learn circus arts from a real circus performer. Kids will try out fun activities like juggling, hooping, balancing, aerial and floor acrobatics, and more!

24688
Dec 27
Dec 27
6:00 pm
lifestyle social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/board-game-night-at-dmsc-2017-12-27/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/board-game-night-at-dmsc-2017-12-27/ical/

Playing board games in a basement, just feels right. We’ll provide the games, you provide the stellar strategy and an inappropriately high level of excitement. Friendly competition. Open play.

Last Wednesday of every month in The Basement

Free, All Ages

6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

28397
Dec 27
Dec 27
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-handstands-and-acro-2-2017-12-27/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-handstands-and-acro-2-2017-12-27/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

IMG_5664Add rolls, bridges, and handstands to your movement vocabulary! Ground acrobatics starts with fundamentals of human movement, and builds up to extraordinary levels of agility. No prior experience required; our class improves strength, alignment, and range of motion for participants at every level. Don’t get stuck looking at life the same way every day. Turn your world upside down with Handstands and Acro!

28341
Dec 27
Dec 27
7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-open-aerial-5-2017-12-27/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-open-aerial-5-2017-12-27/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

Come on in during open aerial to practice the skills you are learning in aerial class! An aerial instructor will be present to ensure you a safe and happy practice time. No instruction is give during this time, just a chance to practice your existing skills. Open to current aerial students at the Des Moines Social Club that have attended at least 4 aerial classes, but those with experience from elsewhere may participate with approval.

28028
Dec 29
Dec 29
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
music
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/jazz-and-roots-happy-hour-2017-12-29/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/jazz-and-roots-happy-hour-2017-12-29/ical/

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The Undertones are a group of elite musicians from around the Des Moines metro area who try to push the boundaries of the traditional jazz quartet. All four members of the band have received statewide and regional recognition for their playing. Soulful and hard-hitting,The Undertones bring a combination jazz, funk, rock and pop that appeals to all age groups and demographics. Members of the band have played/studied with Dick Oatts, Ron Blake (Saturday Night Live Band), Damani Phillips, Dave Camwell, and Ronald Carter.

 

Every Friday evening, the Des Moines Social Club hosts the Jazz & Roots Happy Hour in The Basement.

 

The Basement // show 5:30 pm // $7

28446
Dec 29
Dec 29
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
dancemovement education
Movement Studio
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/swing-dance-lindy-hop-east-coast-2017-12-29/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/swing-dance-lindy-hop-east-coast-2017-12-29/ical/

Full Session // $60 

Sold Out!

Drop-in // $15 

Dec. 15th ¦ Dec. 22nd ¦ Dec. 29th ¦ Jan. 5th ¦ Jan. 12th 

 

Jill & TravsmallClass participants will learn how to swing dance in the styles of Lindy Hop & East Coast. They will begin by learning fundamentals such as footwork, partner connection and dance floor etiquette, and will finish by learning basic vocabulary and styling applicable to Lindy Hop & East Coast. Participants will be able to do a swing out, basic Lindy Hop and East Coast turns, and be able to dance the two styles together. No partner required.

About the Artists:  Travis & Jill are jitterbugs from Central Iowa who LOVE swing and the essence of the era in which it was born. They met in 2008, began dancing together shortly after, and have been cuttin’ a rug ever since.  They specialize in Lindy Hop, East Coast, Charleston, Solo Jazz, Shag & Aerials.  Travis & Jill enjoy dancing BIG and creating new dance moves each time they take to the floor.

The Belgardes compete occasionally in the Midwest. Most recently, they placed 2nd in the Showcase Competition and 2nd in the Fast DanceJ&T Battle Contest at Heartland Swing Festival (April 2017). Travis & Jill have been ambassadors of swing in Central Iowa by performing and teaching new dancers in Des Moines. They look forward to teaching new dancers and expanding the population of jitterbugs in the Midwest!

28452
Dec 31
Dec 31
8:00 pm
dancemovement featured-event music
Des Moines Social Club
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/saved-by-the-bash/
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http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/saved-by-the-bash/ical/

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Break out your slap bracelets and join us for BASH, our annual New Year’s Eve Party at the Des Moines Social Club. This year’s 1990s themed extravaganza is going to be ‘da bomb as we relive an awesome – dare we say the best – decade! With live performances and art experiences in homage to the ’90s all across our 30,000 sq ft campus, BASH will provide something for everyone to enjoy as we usher in a new year! Voted by Cityview as “The Best Place to Ring in the New Year”, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to engage with 700+ of our closest friends! The event is 18+


TICKETS:

General Admission and VIP tickets will be available. The VIP experience at BASH includes access to a private lounge with exclusive performances, private bar, coat check, drink tickets, swag bags, food, and more!

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General Admission: $35
VIP Admission: $125


DECOR:

This year’s BASH will transform DMSC into a hella fly ’90s oasis. Each space will be decorated to match a particular sect of ’90s pop culture. There is no strict dress code, but if you want some ideas of what to wear check out our Pinterest board.


ENTERTAINMENT:

Entertainment for the night includes Silent Disco, Live Music, Human Ball Drop, Photo Booth, and other ’90s-themed activities. Get ready for a night that is all that and a bag of chips! 

 

      • Culinary Loft (VIP Lounge):
        Nivrana (Unplugged)
        DJ Ghost Party

 

 

 

 


PHOTOS:

We’ve got photographers on site to help capture those all of those moments when you’re keepin’ it real.  

Alyssa Leicht Photo will be roaming the Social Club during Saved by the BASH.
Alyssa Leicht Photo will be roaming the Social Club during Saved by the BASH.

 

S.A.M.'s Photography will be snappin' pics at the Photo Booth.
S.A.M.’s Photography will be snappin’ pics at the Photo Booth.

 

 

 

 

 

 


BASH VolunteerVOLUNTEER:

Don’t be trippin’ – we couldn’t make this event possible without the help of volunteers! All volunteers will receive free admission to BASH. Please email volunteer@desmoinessocialclub.org with any questions. You will receive more specific information regarding your volunteer shift closer to the event. 

SIGN UP HERE!


PARTNERS:

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28265
Jan 02
Jan 02
12:00 am - 12:45 am
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-lunchtime-aerial-boot-camp-2018-01-02/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-lunchtime-aerial-boot-camp-2018-01-02/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

Aerial Boot Camp is a great class for students at any level that want to focus on fundamentals and building core skills. Conditioning will whip you into shape, whether your goal is to become a better aerialist, or just to pump up those muscles. In this class we will lead you through cardio, strengthening, and flexibility exercises on the floor and in the air.

28276
Jan 02
Jan 02
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-beginning-aerial-3-2018-01-02/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-beginning-aerial-3-2018-01-02/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

Ready to defy gravity? From the trapeze, to the aerial hoop and aerial fabric, there’s no better way to have fun, get fit, and improve your coordination. No experience is necessary. Classes are individualized to your needs and strengths. This class will build upper-body and core strength, increase range of motion and flexibility, challenge your fears, and develop your body awareness. The recommended attire for aerial classes is long sleeved tight fitting shirt with tights or leggings and bare feet.

28287
Jan 02
Jan 02
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-open-aerial-3-2018-01-02/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-open-aerial-3-2018-01-02/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

Come on in during open aerial to practice the skills you are learning in aerial class! An aerial instructor will be present to ensure you a safe and happy practice time. No instruction is give during this time, just a chance to practice your existing skills. Open to current aerial students at the Des Moines Social Club that have attended at least 4 aerial classes, but those with experience from elsewhere may participate with approval.

28503
Jan 02
Jan 02
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-01-02/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-01-02/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28398
Jan 03
Jan 03
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-handstands-and-acro-2-2018-01-03/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-handstands-and-acro-2-2018-01-03/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

IMG_5664Add rolls, bridges, and handstands to your movement vocabulary! Ground acrobatics starts with fundamentals of human movement, and builds up to extraordinary levels of agility. No prior experience required; our class improves strength, alignment, and range of motion for participants at every level. Don’t get stuck looking at life the same way every day. Turn your world upside down with Handstands and Acro!

28342
Jan 03
Jan 03
7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-open-aerial-5-2018-01-03/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-open-aerial-5-2018-01-03/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

Come on in during open aerial to practice the skills you are learning in aerial class! An aerial instructor will be present to ensure you a safe and happy practice time. No instruction is give during this time, just a chance to practice your existing skills. Open to current aerial students at the Des Moines Social Club that have attended at least 4 aerial classes, but those with experience from elsewhere may participate with approval.

28298
Jan 04
Jan 04
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowac-circus-academy-silks-and-slings-2018-01-04/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowac-circus-academy-silks-and-slings-2018-01-04/ical/

REGISTER HERE!

Aerial Silks and Slings introduces you to a whole new way to increase strength, grace, and flexibility. Learn new techniques for climbing, rolling, and moving your body on aerial fabric and hammock. You’ll learn amazing ways to move your body into beautiful poses and shapes. It’s a fun new way to stay fit and learn something amazing.

28555
Jan 04
Jan 04
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
music
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/ipr-studio-one-underground/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/ipr-studio-one-underground/ical/

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Join us for IPR Studio One Underground — Iowa Public Radio’s monthly live series featuring Iowa and touring artists, broadcasted live from The Basement. Attend the show or tune in to listen live.

 

 

Iowa Public Radio Studio One is your daily soundtrack, bringing you the best music from emerging talent to legendary favorites, from indie and alternative to blues and Americana, and from around the corner to around the world. IPR Studio One is heard on 90.1 FM in Des Moines daily after 7 p.m. and on weekends — and it’s streaming online 24 hours a day, seven days a week at iowapublicradio.org or through the Iowa Public Radio app for iOS and Android. The premier source for Iowa’s essential new music.

 

Subscribe to IPR Studio One’s e-newsletter to get updates on news and events.

28309
Jan 04
Jan 04
7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-ground-hooping-2018-01-04/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-ground-hooping-2018-01-04/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

Curious about learning a new skill while dancing and having a blast? This hoop class will break down moves such as waist hooping, isolations, and escalators, just to name a few. We will also be focusing on dance and flow. Learning new tricks is great, but connecting with your prop and dancing through exploration is what truly makes your art your own! No prior experience is necessary and hula hoops will be provided, but if you have your own they are welcome!

28447
Jan 05
Jan 05
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
dancemovement education
Movement Studio
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/swing-dance-lindy-hop-east-coast-2018-01-05/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/swing-dance-lindy-hop-east-coast-2018-01-05/ical/

Full Session // $60 

Sold Out!

Drop-in // $15 

Dec. 15th ¦ Dec. 22nd ¦ Dec. 29th ¦ Jan. 5th ¦ Jan. 12th 

 

Jill & TravsmallClass participants will learn how to swing dance in the styles of Lindy Hop & East Coast. They will begin by learning fundamentals such as footwork, partner connection and dance floor etiquette, and will finish by learning basic vocabulary and styling applicable to Lindy Hop & East Coast. Participants will be able to do a swing out, basic Lindy Hop and East Coast turns, and be able to dance the two styles together. No partner required.

About the Artists:  Travis & Jill are jitterbugs from Central Iowa who LOVE swing and the essence of the era in which it was born. They met in 2008, began dancing together shortly after, and have been cuttin’ a rug ever since.  They specialize in Lindy Hop, East Coast, Charleston, Solo Jazz, Shag & Aerials.  Travis & Jill enjoy dancing BIG and creating new dance moves each time they take to the floor.

The Belgardes compete occasionally in the Midwest. Most recently, they placed 2nd in the Showcase Competition and 2nd in the Fast DanceJ&T Battle Contest at Heartland Swing Festival (April 2017). Travis & Jill have been ambassadors of swing in Central Iowa by performing and teaching new dancers in Des Moines. They look forward to teaching new dancers and expanding the population of jitterbugs in the Midwest!

28320
Jan 06
Jan 06
10:00 am - 11:00 am
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-beginning-aerial-4-2018-01-06/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-beginning-aerial-4-2018-01-06/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

Ready to defy gravity? From the trapeze, to the aerial hoop and aerial fabric, there’s no better way to have fun, get fit, and improve your coordination. No experience is necessary. Classes are individualized to your needs and strengths. This class will build upper-body and core strength, increase range of motion and flexibility, challenge your fears, and develop your body awareness. The recommended attire for aerial classes is long sleeved tight fitting shirt with tights or leggings and bare feet.

28331
Jan 06
Jan 06
11:00 am - 12:15 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-open-aerial-4-2018-01-06/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-open-aerial-4-2018-01-06/ical/

REGISTER HERE! 

Come on in during open aerial to practice the skills you are learning in aerial class! An aerial instructor will be present to ensure you a safe and happy practice time. No instruction is give during this time, just a chance to practice your existing skills. Open to current aerial students at the Des Moines Social Club that have attended at least 4 aerial classes, but those with experience from elsewhere may participate with approval.

28556
Jan 06
Jan 06
7:30 pm
music
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/bowling-green-massacre-w-sara-routh-aaron-earl-short-album-release/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/bowling-green-massacre-w-sara-routh-aaron-earl-short-album-release/ical/

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Bowling Green Massacre

The Bowling Green Massacre

The Bowling Green Massacre is a REAL band commemorating a fictional massacre. You might say the’re #AlternativeMusic. Protest rock for a new era of fascism.  Members of the Dust Radio, Jacob County, and the Damaged Goods bring together a sound that combines Alternative Rock, Blues, Prog and Folk.


Sara RouthSara Routh

When you mix the sounds of Ella Fitzgerald with Jeff Buckley… you’ll end up with Sara Routh.  This Iowa-born singer/songwriter will gift you an energetic and heart-full performance every time.  Sara embraces musical growth yet stays true to her jazz & folk roots.  She is constantly reinventing herself in order to bring excitement to her audiences in both live and recorded settings.


Aaron Earl Short – Album Release

Aaron Earl Short: One Man Traveling Front Porch Show – a one-man band performance from a well-seasoned songwriter & storyteller, Dobro slidin’, guitar pickin’, harmonica wailin’ & stomp box stompin’ musician.  Growing up in the Midwest, Short wrote and played rock and roll, folk, Americana, blues, country and roots, landing where he is today: a music mutt.  Now emerging with his full solo sound he has recorded his new album, Watchlist.  Join us for his album release show!

The Basement // Doors 7:30pm // Show 8pm // $10 // all ages

28050
Jan 07
Jan 07
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
education visual-art
Workshop
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-7-2018-01-07/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-7-2018-01-07/ical/

drawing

Come harness your life drawing skills in this casual, open studio drawing class on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month! No pre-registration is required and the cost is $10 at the door to cover the cost of the model. 

NOTE: A nude model will be present during this class. 

 

28214
Jan 07
Jan 07
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-aerial-boot-camp-3-2018-01-07/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-aerial-boot-camp-3-2018-01-07/ical/

REGISTER HERE!

Aerial Boot Camp is a great class for students at any level that want to focus on fundamentals and building core skills. Conditioning will whip you into shape, whether your goal is to become a better aerialist, or just to pump up those muscles. In this class we will lead you through cardio, strengthening, and flexibility exercises on the floor and in the air.

 

28229
Jan 07
Jan 07
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-get-bendy-2018-01-07/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-get-bendy-2018-01-07/ical/

REGISTER HERE!

Looking to get a flat split? Or maybe just to touch your toes? Get ready to stretch like an acrobat! Stretching increases your range of motion, which not only makes you look more awesome when on an aerial apparatus, it also helps to prevent injury. All flexibility levels are welcome in this class.

28504
Jan 09
Jan 09
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-01-09/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-01-09/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28557
Jan 11
Jan 11
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
featured-event social
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/2018-rainbow-forum/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/2018-rainbow-forum/ical/

Rainbow Forum

Join Iowa Safe Schools, the Des Moines Social Club, and Capital City Pride as we host the first Rainbow Forum for gubernatorial candidates. Hear from the 2018 candidates on how they will support LGBTQ individuals, what they will do to protect the LGBTQ community, and how they envision creating inclusive communities across Iowa. 

There will be a pre-forum drink reception with the candidates from 6-7:00pm, with the forum starting at 7:05pm. This is a free event for the public, civic engagement is encouraged. Bring a friend or 3 and enjoy a fun evening!

28448
Jan 12
Jan 12
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
dancemovement education
Movement Studio
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/swing-dance-lindy-hop-east-coast-2018-01-12/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/swing-dance-lindy-hop-east-coast-2018-01-12/ical/

Full Session // $60 

Sold Out!

Drop-in // $15 

Dec. 15th ¦ Dec. 22nd ¦ Dec. 29th ¦ Jan. 5th ¦ Jan. 12th 

 

Jill & TravsmallClass participants will learn how to swing dance in the styles of Lindy Hop & East Coast. They will begin by learning fundamentals such as footwork, partner connection and dance floor etiquette, and will finish by learning basic vocabulary and styling applicable to Lindy Hop & East Coast. Participants will be able to do a swing out, basic Lindy Hop and East Coast turns, and be able to dance the two styles together. No partner required.

About the Artists:  Travis & Jill are jitterbugs from Central Iowa who LOVE swing and the essence of the era in which it was born. They met in 2008, began dancing together shortly after, and have been cuttin’ a rug ever since.  They specialize in Lindy Hop, East Coast, Charleston, Solo Jazz, Shag & Aerials.  Travis & Jill enjoy dancing BIG and creating new dance moves each time they take to the floor.

The Belgardes compete occasionally in the Midwest. Most recently, they placed 2nd in the Showcase Competition and 2nd in the Fast DanceJ&T Battle Contest at Heartland Swing Festival (April 2017). Travis & Jill have been ambassadors of swing in Central Iowa by performing and teaching new dancers in Des Moines. They look forward to teaching new dancers and expanding the population of jitterbugs in the Midwest!

28559
Jan 12
Jan 12
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
music
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/the-wildwoods-w-adam-bruce-ryne-doughty/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/the-wildwoods-w-adam-bruce-ryne-doughty/ical/

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The Wildwoods

The Wildwoods bring a pioneering sound to Americana Roots Music. Recently nominated by the Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards as one of the best Americana/Folk bands in the area. Their heartwarming lyrics and vocals are rich in love and happiness, wrapped in a style of music that is like no other with influences from old time country masters and today’s Indie/Folk sound. People of all ages are drawn to their music. Mallory Gruben, from HC Media Online reported, “The Wildwoods seemed to face no obstacle in gaining the full attention of the audience, receiving a standing ovation by the end of their second set.” Andrew Stellman managing editor from Hear Nebraska wrote “There are perhaps few Nebraska acts that represent a merger of past and present quite like The Wildwoods, and if it’s taken you this long to notice, take the opening track of its new album Sweet Nostalgia. The young songwriting tandem of Chloe Pinkman and Noah Gose harmonize like something out of the Depression Era, fitted with a certain weight yet warmly and triumphantly capable of lifting hearts regardless.”


 

Adam BruceAdam Bruce

Adam Bruce is a Des Moines-based Prairie Soul singer and songwriter. Adam’s honest, direct songwriting reflects his rural Midwestern upbringing while his vocal howl recalls an impassioned Southern revival. Adam currently performs as a duo with his wife April Lynn. For over 15 years, Adam has worked with Des Moines bands, most recently fronting alt-country group the New Bodies.


 

Ryne DoughtyRyne Doughty

Ryne Doughty is a roots-americana musician out of Des Moines, IA, whose music is deeply rooted in real life stories of love, loss, work, and play. His stripped down, earthy sound is directly influenced by the small, rural town where he was born and raised. The hard-working, simple living, and friendly way of life of the Midwest shines through his music that is understated yet complex and rich with beauty and realness. With solid finger-style guitar picking and a rich baritone voice he brings a dynamic of warmth and richness to the stage. Doughty’s performances are always passionate and full of energy and songs that tell real life stories. His live performance and studio albums alike will not leave you wanting. Doughty’s main passion in life is to share his music with the very people who help influence it; the real, hard working, everyday people that make this beautiful world go around.

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The Basement // Doors 7:30PM // Show 8PM // ADV $10 // DOS $15

28215
Jan 14
Jan 14
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-aerial-boot-camp-3-2018-01-14/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-aerial-boot-camp-3-2018-01-14/ical/

REGISTER HERE!

Aerial Boot Camp is a great class for students at any level that want to focus on fundamentals and building core skills. Conditioning will whip you into shape, whether your goal is to become a better aerialist, or just to pump up those muscles. In this class we will lead you through cardio, strengthening, and flexibility exercises on the floor and in the air.

 

28230
Jan 14
Jan 14
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-get-bendy-2018-01-14/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-get-bendy-2018-01-14/ical/

REGISTER HERE!

Looking to get a flat split? Or maybe just to touch your toes? Get ready to stretch like an acrobat! Stretching increases your range of motion, which not only makes you look more awesome when on an aerial apparatus, it also helps to prevent injury. All flexibility levels are welcome in this class.

28505
Jan 16
Jan 16
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-01-16/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-01-16/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28064
Jan 21
Jan 21
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
education visual-art
Workshop
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-8-2018-01-21/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-8-2018-01-21/ical/

drawing

Come harness your life drawing skills in this casual, open studio drawing class on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month! No pre-registration is required and the cost is $10 at the door to cover the cost of the model. 

NOTE: A nude model will be present during this class. 

 

28216
Jan 21
Jan 21
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-aerial-boot-camp-3-2018-01-21/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-aerial-boot-camp-3-2018-01-21/ical/

REGISTER HERE!

Aerial Boot Camp is a great class for students at any level that want to focus on fundamentals and building core skills. Conditioning will whip you into shape, whether your goal is to become a better aerialist, or just to pump up those muscles. In this class we will lead you through cardio, strengthening, and flexibility exercises on the floor and in the air.

 

28231
Jan 21
Jan 21
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-get-bendy-2018-01-21/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-get-bendy-2018-01-21/ical/

REGISTER HERE!

Looking to get a flat split? Or maybe just to touch your toes? Get ready to stretch like an acrobat! Stretching increases your range of motion, which not only makes you look more awesome when on an aerial apparatus, it also helps to prevent injury. All flexibility levels are welcome in this class.

28506
Jan 23
Jan 23
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-01-23/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-01-23/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28217
Jan 28
Jan 28
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-aerial-boot-camp-3-2018-01-28/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-aerial-boot-camp-3-2018-01-28/ical/

REGISTER HERE!

Aerial Boot Camp is a great class for students at any level that want to focus on fundamentals and building core skills. Conditioning will whip you into shape, whether your goal is to become a better aerialist, or just to pump up those muscles. In this class we will lead you through cardio, strengthening, and flexibility exercises on the floor and in the air.

 

28232
Jan 28
Jan 28
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
circus dancemovement education
Handball Court
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-get-bendy-2018-01-28/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/iowa-circus-academy-get-bendy-2018-01-28/ical/

REGISTER HERE!

Looking to get a flat split? Or maybe just to touch your toes? Get ready to stretch like an acrobat! Stretching increases your range of motion, which not only makes you look more awesome when on an aerial apparatus, it also helps to prevent injury. All flexibility levels are welcome in this class.

28507
Jan 30
Jan 30
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-01-30/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-01-30/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28051
Feb 04
Feb 04
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
education visual-art
Workshop
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-7-2018-02-04/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-7-2018-02-04/ical/

drawing

Come harness your life drawing skills in this casual, open studio drawing class on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month! No pre-registration is required and the cost is $10 at the door to cover the cost of the model. 

NOTE: A nude model will be present during this class. 

 

28508
Feb 06
Feb 06
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-02-06/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-02-06/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28558
Feb 08
Feb 08
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
featured-event music
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/the-harmaleighs-w-guest/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/harmabig.jpg
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/the-harmaleighs-w-guest/ical/

The Harmaleighs

The Harmaleighs honestly craft poetic, passionate, and powerful songs cut from a pastiche of indie, folk, pop and Americana. In January 2015, The Harmaleighs—Haley Grant [lead vocals, guitar] and Kaylee Jasperson [bass, harmonies]—embarked on something of a modern odyssey in support of their independent, full-length debut, Pretty Picture, Dirty Brush. The band-mates and partners got rid of their Nashville apartment, put everything they owned in a storage unit, bought a van, equipped it with a bed, and hit the road with their 8-month-old pug Gus sleeping on the dash for the next nine months. The trials, tribulations, and triumphs of this trek would ultimately inspire their upcoming EP, Hiraeth, released on May 5.

“Hiraeth is a Welsh word that we stumbled upon while we were on tour,” says Kaylee. “It basically means, ‘Longing for a home.’ It’s a feeling of rootlessness and homesickness that we started to collectively feel around month six. By the end, we had burned out.”

“Even when we visited Nashville, we would be staying in a Walmart parking lot,” sighs Haley. “That’s where the whole concept came from. It’s the basis for this body of work.”

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The Basement // Doors 7:30PM // Show 8PM // ADV $12 // DOS $15

28509
Feb 13
Feb 13
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-02-13/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-02-13/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28065
Feb 18
Feb 18
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
education visual-art
Workshop
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-8-2018-02-18/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-8-2018-02-18/ical/

drawing

Come harness your life drawing skills in this casual, open studio drawing class on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month! No pre-registration is required and the cost is $10 at the door to cover the cost of the model. 

NOTE: A nude model will be present during this class. 

 

28510
Feb 20
Feb 20
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-02-20/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-02-20/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

27533
Feb 23
Feb 23
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/arthur-millers-view-from-the-bridge-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-02-23/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/arthur-millers-view-from-the-bridge-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-02-23/ical/

View from the Bridge comes timelily to Des Moines. As one of Pulitzer Prize-winner Arthur Miller’s most respected works, View from the Bridge is concerned with illegal immigration, a poignant topic in 2018.

View from the Bridge

Set in 1950s New York in the shadow of the Brooklyn Bridge, this searing and timely modern tragedy follows Eddie Carbone and his wife Beatrice, who shelter Beatrice’s orphaned niece Catherine as she studies to become a stenographer – at least, until two of Beatrice’s male cousins from Italy move in. Illegal immigration, unsanctioned love affairs, and the liberty to pursue individual happiness all come under fire; and before it is over, the entire immigrant neighborhood will be hurt in unimaginable climax. Arthur Miller‘s unequaled ability to show the triumphs and pitfalls of the common man shine through clearly: loyalty to community and family, fear of the unfamiliar, and the need to recognize, understand, and control our impulsive urges.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

Feb. 23 – Mar. 4, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

27534
Feb 24
Feb 24
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/arthur-millers-view-from-the-bridge-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-02-24/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/arthur-millers-view-from-the-bridge-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-02-24/ical/

View from the Bridge comes timelily to Des Moines. As one of Pulitzer Prize-winner Arthur Miller’s most respected works, View from the Bridge is concerned with illegal immigration, a poignant topic in 2018.

View from the Bridge

Set in 1950s New York in the shadow of the Brooklyn Bridge, this searing and timely modern tragedy follows Eddie Carbone and his wife Beatrice, who shelter Beatrice’s orphaned niece Catherine as she studies to become a stenographer – at least, until two of Beatrice’s male cousins from Italy move in. Illegal immigration, unsanctioned love affairs, and the liberty to pursue individual happiness all come under fire; and before it is over, the entire immigrant neighborhood will be hurt in unimaginable climax. Arthur Miller‘s unequaled ability to show the triumphs and pitfalls of the common man shine through clearly: loyalty to community and family, fear of the unfamiliar, and the need to recognize, understand, and control our impulsive urges.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

Feb. 23 – Mar. 4, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

27535
Feb 25
Feb 25
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/arthur-millers-view-from-the-bridge-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-02-25/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/arthur-millers-view-from-the-bridge-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-02-25/ical/

View from the Bridge comes timelily to Des Moines. As one of Pulitzer Prize-winner Arthur Miller’s most respected works, View from the Bridge is concerned with illegal immigration, a poignant topic in 2018.

View from the Bridge

Set in 1950s New York in the shadow of the Brooklyn Bridge, this searing and timely modern tragedy follows Eddie Carbone and his wife Beatrice, who shelter Beatrice’s orphaned niece Catherine as she studies to become a stenographer – at least, until two of Beatrice’s male cousins from Italy move in. Illegal immigration, unsanctioned love affairs, and the liberty to pursue individual happiness all come under fire; and before it is over, the entire immigrant neighborhood will be hurt in unimaginable climax. Arthur Miller‘s unequaled ability to show the triumphs and pitfalls of the common man shine through clearly: loyalty to community and family, fear of the unfamiliar, and the need to recognize, understand, and control our impulsive urges.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

Feb. 23 – Mar. 4, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

28511
Feb 27
Feb 27
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-02-27/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-02-27/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

27536
Feb 28
Feb 28
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/arthur-millers-view-from-the-bridge-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-02-28/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/arthur-millers-view-from-the-bridge-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-02-28/ical/

View from the Bridge comes timelily to Des Moines. As one of Pulitzer Prize-winner Arthur Miller’s most respected works, View from the Bridge is concerned with illegal immigration, a poignant topic in 2018.

View from the Bridge

Set in 1950s New York in the shadow of the Brooklyn Bridge, this searing and timely modern tragedy follows Eddie Carbone and his wife Beatrice, who shelter Beatrice’s orphaned niece Catherine as she studies to become a stenographer – at least, until two of Beatrice’s male cousins from Italy move in. Illegal immigration, unsanctioned love affairs, and the liberty to pursue individual happiness all come under fire; and before it is over, the entire immigrant neighborhood will be hurt in unimaginable climax. Arthur Miller‘s unequaled ability to show the triumphs and pitfalls of the common man shine through clearly: loyalty to community and family, fear of the unfamiliar, and the need to recognize, understand, and control our impulsive urges.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

Feb. 23 – Mar. 4, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

27537
Mar 01
Mar 01
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/arthur-millers-view-from-the-bridge-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-03-01/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/arthur-millers-view-from-the-bridge-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-03-01/ical/

View from the Bridge comes timelily to Des Moines. As one of Pulitzer Prize-winner Arthur Miller’s most respected works, View from the Bridge is concerned with illegal immigration, a poignant topic in 2018.

View from the Bridge

Set in 1950s New York in the shadow of the Brooklyn Bridge, this searing and timely modern tragedy follows Eddie Carbone and his wife Beatrice, who shelter Beatrice’s orphaned niece Catherine as she studies to become a stenographer – at least, until two of Beatrice’s male cousins from Italy move in. Illegal immigration, unsanctioned love affairs, and the liberty to pursue individual happiness all come under fire; and before it is over, the entire immigrant neighborhood will be hurt in unimaginable climax. Arthur Miller‘s unequaled ability to show the triumphs and pitfalls of the common man shine through clearly: loyalty to community and family, fear of the unfamiliar, and the need to recognize, understand, and control our impulsive urges.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

Feb. 23 – Mar. 4, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

27538
Mar 02
Mar 02
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/arthur-millers-view-from-the-bridge-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-03-02/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/arthur-millers-view-from-the-bridge-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-03-02/ical/

View from the Bridge comes timelily to Des Moines. As one of Pulitzer Prize-winner Arthur Miller’s most respected works, View from the Bridge is concerned with illegal immigration, a poignant topic in 2018.

View from the Bridge

Set in 1950s New York in the shadow of the Brooklyn Bridge, this searing and timely modern tragedy follows Eddie Carbone and his wife Beatrice, who shelter Beatrice’s orphaned niece Catherine as she studies to become a stenographer – at least, until two of Beatrice’s male cousins from Italy move in. Illegal immigration, unsanctioned love affairs, and the liberty to pursue individual happiness all come under fire; and before it is over, the entire immigrant neighborhood will be hurt in unimaginable climax. Arthur Miller‘s unequaled ability to show the triumphs and pitfalls of the common man shine through clearly: loyalty to community and family, fear of the unfamiliar, and the need to recognize, understand, and control our impulsive urges.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

Feb. 23 – Mar. 4, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

27539
Mar 03
Mar 03
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/arthur-millers-view-from-the-bridge-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-03-03/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/arthur-millers-view-from-the-bridge-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-03-03/ical/

View from the Bridge comes timelily to Des Moines. As one of Pulitzer Prize-winner Arthur Miller’s most respected works, View from the Bridge is concerned with illegal immigration, a poignant topic in 2018.

View from the Bridge

Set in 1950s New York in the shadow of the Brooklyn Bridge, this searing and timely modern tragedy follows Eddie Carbone and his wife Beatrice, who shelter Beatrice’s orphaned niece Catherine as she studies to become a stenographer – at least, until two of Beatrice’s male cousins from Italy move in. Illegal immigration, unsanctioned love affairs, and the liberty to pursue individual happiness all come under fire; and before it is over, the entire immigrant neighborhood will be hurt in unimaginable climax. Arthur Miller‘s unequaled ability to show the triumphs and pitfalls of the common man shine through clearly: loyalty to community and family, fear of the unfamiliar, and the need to recognize, understand, and control our impulsive urges.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

Feb. 23 – Mar. 4, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

28052
Mar 04
Mar 04
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
education visual-art
Workshop
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-7-2018-03-04/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-7-2018-03-04/ical/

drawing

Come harness your life drawing skills in this casual, open studio drawing class on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month! No pre-registration is required and the cost is $10 at the door to cover the cost of the model. 

NOTE: A nude model will be present during this class. 

 

27540
Mar 04
Mar 04
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/arthur-millers-view-from-the-bridge-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-03-04/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/arthur-millers-view-from-the-bridge-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-03-04/ical/

View from the Bridge comes timelily to Des Moines. As one of Pulitzer Prize-winner Arthur Miller’s most respected works, View from the Bridge is concerned with illegal immigration, a poignant topic in 2018.

View from the Bridge

Set in 1950s New York in the shadow of the Brooklyn Bridge, this searing and timely modern tragedy follows Eddie Carbone and his wife Beatrice, who shelter Beatrice’s orphaned niece Catherine as she studies to become a stenographer – at least, until two of Beatrice’s male cousins from Italy move in. Illegal immigration, unsanctioned love affairs, and the liberty to pursue individual happiness all come under fire; and before it is over, the entire immigrant neighborhood will be hurt in unimaginable climax. Arthur Miller‘s unequaled ability to show the triumphs and pitfalls of the common man shine through clearly: loyalty to community and family, fear of the unfamiliar, and the need to recognize, understand, and control our impulsive urges.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

Feb. 23 – Mar. 4, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

28512
Mar 06
Mar 06
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-03-06/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-03-06/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28513
Mar 13
Mar 13
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-03-13/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-03-13/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28066
Mar 18
Mar 18
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
education visual-art
Workshop
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-8-2018-03-18/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-8-2018-03-18/ical/

drawing

Come harness your life drawing skills in this casual, open studio drawing class on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month! No pre-registration is required and the cost is $10 at the door to cover the cost of the model. 

NOTE: A nude model will be present during this class. 

 

28514
Mar 20
Mar 20
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-03-20/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-03-20/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28515
Mar 27
Mar 27
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-03-27/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-03-27/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28053
Apr 01
Apr 01
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
education visual-art
Workshop
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-7-2018-04-01/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-7-2018-04-01/ical/

drawing

Come harness your life drawing skills in this casual, open studio drawing class on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month! No pre-registration is required and the cost is $10 at the door to cover the cost of the model. 

NOTE: A nude model will be present during this class. 

 

28516
Apr 03
Apr 03
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-04-03/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-04-03/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28517
Apr 10
Apr 10
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-04-10/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-04-10/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

27549
Apr 13
Apr 13
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/the-christians-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-04-13/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/the-christians-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-04-13/ical/

Playwright Lucas Hnath takes a hard look at organized religions with The Christians. Sponsored by Craig and Betty Miller, Phil Miller, and Miller Mechanical Specialists, the Iowa Stage Theater Co. brings The Christians to the Kum & Go Theater stage.

The Christians

Twenty years ago, Pastor Paul’s church was nothing more than a modest storefront. Now he presides over a congregation of thousands, with classrooms for Sunday School, a coffee shop in the lobby, and a baptismal font as big as a swimming pool. Today should be a day of celebration. But Paul is about to preach a sermon that will shake the foundations of his church’s belief. A thought-provoking and funny play about faith in America—and the incredible challenge of institutional change. “…powerful, riveting…handles a complex and intellectual debate in a relatable way and that, more importantly, shows the human and real consequences of choices based in spirituality.” — National Catholic Reporter.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

April 13 – April 22, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

27550
Apr 14
Apr 14
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/the-christians-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-04-14/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/the-christians-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-04-14/ical/

Playwright Lucas Hnath takes a hard look at organized religions with The Christians. Sponsored by Craig and Betty Miller, Phil Miller, and Miller Mechanical Specialists, the Iowa Stage Theater Co. brings The Christians to the Kum & Go Theater stage.

The Christians

Twenty years ago, Pastor Paul’s church was nothing more than a modest storefront. Now he presides over a congregation of thousands, with classrooms for Sunday School, a coffee shop in the lobby, and a baptismal font as big as a swimming pool. Today should be a day of celebration. But Paul is about to preach a sermon that will shake the foundations of his church’s belief. A thought-provoking and funny play about faith in America—and the incredible challenge of institutional change. “…powerful, riveting…handles a complex and intellectual debate in a relatable way and that, more importantly, shows the human and real consequences of choices based in spirituality.” — National Catholic Reporter.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

April 13 – April 22, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

28067
Apr 15
Apr 15
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
education visual-art
Workshop
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-8-2018-04-15/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-8-2018-04-15/ical/

drawing

Come harness your life drawing skills in this casual, open studio drawing class on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month! No pre-registration is required and the cost is $10 at the door to cover the cost of the model. 

NOTE: A nude model will be present during this class. 

 

27551
Apr 15
Apr 15
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/the-christians-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-04-15/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/the-christians-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-04-15/ical/

Playwright Lucas Hnath takes a hard look at organized religions with The Christians. Sponsored by Craig and Betty Miller, Phil Miller, and Miller Mechanical Specialists, the Iowa Stage Theater Co. brings The Christians to the Kum & Go Theater stage.

The Christians

Twenty years ago, Pastor Paul’s church was nothing more than a modest storefront. Now he presides over a congregation of thousands, with classrooms for Sunday School, a coffee shop in the lobby, and a baptismal font as big as a swimming pool. Today should be a day of celebration. But Paul is about to preach a sermon that will shake the foundations of his church’s belief. A thought-provoking and funny play about faith in America—and the incredible challenge of institutional change. “…powerful, riveting…handles a complex and intellectual debate in a relatable way and that, more importantly, shows the human and real consequences of choices based in spirituality.” — National Catholic Reporter.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

April 13 – April 22, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

28518
Apr 17
Apr 17
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-04-17/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-04-17/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

27552
Apr 18
Apr 18
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/the-christians-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-04-18/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/the-christians-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-04-18/ical/

Playwright Lucas Hnath takes a hard look at organized religions with The Christians. Sponsored by Craig and Betty Miller, Phil Miller, and Miller Mechanical Specialists, the Iowa Stage Theater Co. brings The Christians to the Kum & Go Theater stage.

The Christians

Twenty years ago, Pastor Paul’s church was nothing more than a modest storefront. Now he presides over a congregation of thousands, with classrooms for Sunday School, a coffee shop in the lobby, and a baptismal font as big as a swimming pool. Today should be a day of celebration. But Paul is about to preach a sermon that will shake the foundations of his church’s belief. A thought-provoking and funny play about faith in America—and the incredible challenge of institutional change. “…powerful, riveting…handles a complex and intellectual debate in a relatable way and that, more importantly, shows the human and real consequences of choices based in spirituality.” — National Catholic Reporter.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

April 13 – April 22, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

27553
Apr 19
Apr 19
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/the-christians-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-04-19/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/the-christians-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-04-19/ical/

Playwright Lucas Hnath takes a hard look at organized religions with The Christians. Sponsored by Craig and Betty Miller, Phil Miller, and Miller Mechanical Specialists, the Iowa Stage Theater Co. brings The Christians to the Kum & Go Theater stage.

The Christians

Twenty years ago, Pastor Paul’s church was nothing more than a modest storefront. Now he presides over a congregation of thousands, with classrooms for Sunday School, a coffee shop in the lobby, and a baptismal font as big as a swimming pool. Today should be a day of celebration. But Paul is about to preach a sermon that will shake the foundations of his church’s belief. A thought-provoking and funny play about faith in America—and the incredible challenge of institutional change. “…powerful, riveting…handles a complex and intellectual debate in a relatable way and that, more importantly, shows the human and real consequences of choices based in spirituality.” — National Catholic Reporter.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

April 13 – April 22, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

27554
Apr 20
Apr 20
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/the-christians-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-04-20/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/the-christians-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-04-20/ical/

Playwright Lucas Hnath takes a hard look at organized religions with The Christians. Sponsored by Craig and Betty Miller, Phil Miller, and Miller Mechanical Specialists, the Iowa Stage Theater Co. brings The Christians to the Kum & Go Theater stage.

The Christians

Twenty years ago, Pastor Paul’s church was nothing more than a modest storefront. Now he presides over a congregation of thousands, with classrooms for Sunday School, a coffee shop in the lobby, and a baptismal font as big as a swimming pool. Today should be a day of celebration. But Paul is about to preach a sermon that will shake the foundations of his church’s belief. A thought-provoking and funny play about faith in America—and the incredible challenge of institutional change. “…powerful, riveting…handles a complex and intellectual debate in a relatable way and that, more importantly, shows the human and real consequences of choices based in spirituality.” — National Catholic Reporter.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

April 13 – April 22, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

27555
Apr 21
Apr 21
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/the-christians-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-04-21/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/the-christians-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-04-21/ical/

Playwright Lucas Hnath takes a hard look at organized religions with The Christians. Sponsored by Craig and Betty Miller, Phil Miller, and Miller Mechanical Specialists, the Iowa Stage Theater Co. brings The Christians to the Kum & Go Theater stage.

The Christians

Twenty years ago, Pastor Paul’s church was nothing more than a modest storefront. Now he presides over a congregation of thousands, with classrooms for Sunday School, a coffee shop in the lobby, and a baptismal font as big as a swimming pool. Today should be a day of celebration. But Paul is about to preach a sermon that will shake the foundations of his church’s belief. A thought-provoking and funny play about faith in America—and the incredible challenge of institutional change. “…powerful, riveting…handles a complex and intellectual debate in a relatable way and that, more importantly, shows the human and real consequences of choices based in spirituality.” — National Catholic Reporter.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

April 13 – April 22, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

27556
Apr 22
Apr 22
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/the-christians-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-04-22/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/the-christians-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-04-22/ical/

Playwright Lucas Hnath takes a hard look at organized religions with The Christians. Sponsored by Craig and Betty Miller, Phil Miller, and Miller Mechanical Specialists, the Iowa Stage Theater Co. brings The Christians to the Kum & Go Theater stage.

The Christians

Twenty years ago, Pastor Paul’s church was nothing more than a modest storefront. Now he presides over a congregation of thousands, with classrooms for Sunday School, a coffee shop in the lobby, and a baptismal font as big as a swimming pool. Today should be a day of celebration. But Paul is about to preach a sermon that will shake the foundations of his church’s belief. A thought-provoking and funny play about faith in America—and the incredible challenge of institutional change. “…powerful, riveting…handles a complex and intellectual debate in a relatable way and that, more importantly, shows the human and real consequences of choices based in spirituality.” — National Catholic Reporter.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

April 13 – April 22, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

28519
Apr 24
Apr 24
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-04-24/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-04-24/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28520
May 01
May 01
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-05-01/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-05-01/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28054
May 06
May 06
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
education visual-art
Workshop
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-7-2018-05-06/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-7-2018-05-06/ical/

drawing

Come harness your life drawing skills in this casual, open studio drawing class on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month! No pre-registration is required and the cost is $10 at the door to cover the cost of the model. 

NOTE: A nude model will be present during this class. 

 

28521
May 08
May 08
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-05-08/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-05-08/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

27566
May 10
May 10
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/rapture-blister-burn-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-05-10/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/rapture-blister-burn-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-05-10/ical/

The Iowa Stage Theater Co.‘s first season at The Kum & Go Theater with Gina Gionfriddo’s Rapture, Blister, Burn.

Rapture, Blister, Burn

After grad school, Catherine and Gwen chose polar opposite paths. Catherine built a career as a rockstar academic, while Gwen built a home with her husband and children. Decades later, unfulfilled in polar opposite ways, each woman covets the other’s life, commencing a dangerous game of musical chairs—the prize being Gwen’s husband. With searing insight and trademark wit, this comedy is an unflinching look at gender politics in the wake of 20th-century feminist ideals.  “…intensely smart, immensely funny…RAPTURE more largely illuminates how hard it can be to forge both a satisfying career and a fulfilling personal life in an era that seems to demand superhuman achievement from everyone.” —NY Times.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

May 10 – May 20, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

27567
May 11
May 11
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/rapture-blister-burn-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-05-11/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/rapture-blister-burn-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-05-11/ical/

The Iowa Stage Theater Co.‘s first season at The Kum & Go Theater with Gina Gionfriddo’s Rapture, Blister, Burn.

Rapture, Blister, Burn

After grad school, Catherine and Gwen chose polar opposite paths. Catherine built a career as a rockstar academic, while Gwen built a home with her husband and children. Decades later, unfulfilled in polar opposite ways, each woman covets the other’s life, commencing a dangerous game of musical chairs—the prize being Gwen’s husband. With searing insight and trademark wit, this comedy is an unflinching look at gender politics in the wake of 20th-century feminist ideals.  “…intensely smart, immensely funny…RAPTURE more largely illuminates how hard it can be to forge both a satisfying career and a fulfilling personal life in an era that seems to demand superhuman achievement from everyone.” —NY Times.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

May 10 – May 20, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

27568
May 12
May 12
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/rapture-blister-burn-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-05-12/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/rapture-blister-burn-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-05-12/ical/

The Iowa Stage Theater Co.‘s first season at The Kum & Go Theater with Gina Gionfriddo’s Rapture, Blister, Burn.

Rapture, Blister, Burn

After grad school, Catherine and Gwen chose polar opposite paths. Catherine built a career as a rockstar academic, while Gwen built a home with her husband and children. Decades later, unfulfilled in polar opposite ways, each woman covets the other’s life, commencing a dangerous game of musical chairs—the prize being Gwen’s husband. With searing insight and trademark wit, this comedy is an unflinching look at gender politics in the wake of 20th-century feminist ideals.  “…intensely smart, immensely funny…RAPTURE more largely illuminates how hard it can be to forge both a satisfying career and a fulfilling personal life in an era that seems to demand superhuman achievement from everyone.” —NY Times.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

May 10 – May 20, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

27569
May 13
May 13
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/rapture-blister-burn-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-05-13/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/rapture-blister-burn-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-05-13/ical/

The Iowa Stage Theater Co.‘s first season at The Kum & Go Theater with Gina Gionfriddo’s Rapture, Blister, Burn.

Rapture, Blister, Burn

After grad school, Catherine and Gwen chose polar opposite paths. Catherine built a career as a rockstar academic, while Gwen built a home with her husband and children. Decades later, unfulfilled in polar opposite ways, each woman covets the other’s life, commencing a dangerous game of musical chairs—the prize being Gwen’s husband. With searing insight and trademark wit, this comedy is an unflinching look at gender politics in the wake of 20th-century feminist ideals.  “…intensely smart, immensely funny…RAPTURE more largely illuminates how hard it can be to forge both a satisfying career and a fulfilling personal life in an era that seems to demand superhuman achievement from everyone.” —NY Times.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

May 10 – May 20, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

28522
May 15
May 15
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-05-15/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-05-15/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

27570
May 16
May 16
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/rapture-blister-burn-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-05-16/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/rapture-blister-burn-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-05-16/ical/

The Iowa Stage Theater Co.‘s first season at The Kum & Go Theater with Gina Gionfriddo’s Rapture, Blister, Burn.

Rapture, Blister, Burn

After grad school, Catherine and Gwen chose polar opposite paths. Catherine built a career as a rockstar academic, while Gwen built a home with her husband and children. Decades later, unfulfilled in polar opposite ways, each woman covets the other’s life, commencing a dangerous game of musical chairs—the prize being Gwen’s husband. With searing insight and trademark wit, this comedy is an unflinching look at gender politics in the wake of 20th-century feminist ideals.  “…intensely smart, immensely funny…RAPTURE more largely illuminates how hard it can be to forge both a satisfying career and a fulfilling personal life in an era that seems to demand superhuman achievement from everyone.” —NY Times.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

May 10 – May 20, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

27571
May 17
May 17
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/rapture-blister-burn-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-05-17/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/rapture-blister-burn-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-05-17/ical/

The Iowa Stage Theater Co.‘s first season at The Kum & Go Theater with Gina Gionfriddo’s Rapture, Blister, Burn.

Rapture, Blister, Burn

After grad school, Catherine and Gwen chose polar opposite paths. Catherine built a career as a rockstar academic, while Gwen built a home with her husband and children. Decades later, unfulfilled in polar opposite ways, each woman covets the other’s life, commencing a dangerous game of musical chairs—the prize being Gwen’s husband. With searing insight and trademark wit, this comedy is an unflinching look at gender politics in the wake of 20th-century feminist ideals.  “…intensely smart, immensely funny…RAPTURE more largely illuminates how hard it can be to forge both a satisfying career and a fulfilling personal life in an era that seems to demand superhuman achievement from everyone.” —NY Times.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

May 10 – May 20, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

27572
May 18
May 18
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/rapture-blister-burn-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-05-18/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/rapture-blister-burn-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-05-18/ical/

The Iowa Stage Theater Co.‘s first season at The Kum & Go Theater with Gina Gionfriddo’s Rapture, Blister, Burn.

Rapture, Blister, Burn

After grad school, Catherine and Gwen chose polar opposite paths. Catherine built a career as a rockstar academic, while Gwen built a home with her husband and children. Decades later, unfulfilled in polar opposite ways, each woman covets the other’s life, commencing a dangerous game of musical chairs—the prize being Gwen’s husband. With searing insight and trademark wit, this comedy is an unflinching look at gender politics in the wake of 20th-century feminist ideals.  “…intensely smart, immensely funny…RAPTURE more largely illuminates how hard it can be to forge both a satisfying career and a fulfilling personal life in an era that seems to demand superhuman achievement from everyone.” —NY Times.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

May 10 – May 20, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

27573
May 19
May 19
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/rapture-blister-burn-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-05-19/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/rapture-blister-burn-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-05-19/ical/

The Iowa Stage Theater Co.‘s first season at The Kum & Go Theater with Gina Gionfriddo’s Rapture, Blister, Burn.

Rapture, Blister, Burn

After grad school, Catherine and Gwen chose polar opposite paths. Catherine built a career as a rockstar academic, while Gwen built a home with her husband and children. Decades later, unfulfilled in polar opposite ways, each woman covets the other’s life, commencing a dangerous game of musical chairs—the prize being Gwen’s husband. With searing insight and trademark wit, this comedy is an unflinching look at gender politics in the wake of 20th-century feminist ideals.  “…intensely smart, immensely funny…RAPTURE more largely illuminates how hard it can be to forge both a satisfying career and a fulfilling personal life in an era that seems to demand superhuman achievement from everyone.” —NY Times.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

May 10 – May 20, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

28068
May 20
May 20
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
education visual-art
Workshop
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-8-2018-05-20/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-8-2018-05-20/ical/

drawing

Come harness your life drawing skills in this casual, open studio drawing class on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month! No pre-registration is required and the cost is $10 at the door to cover the cost of the model. 

NOTE: A nude model will be present during this class. 

 

27574
May 20
May 20
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
theater
Kum & Go Theater
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/rapture-blister-burn-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-05-20/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/rapture-blister-burn-iowa-stage-theater-co-2018-05-20/ical/

The Iowa Stage Theater Co.‘s first season at The Kum & Go Theater with Gina Gionfriddo’s Rapture, Blister, Burn.

Rapture, Blister, Burn

After grad school, Catherine and Gwen chose polar opposite paths. Catherine built a career as a rockstar academic, while Gwen built a home with her husband and children. Decades later, unfulfilled in polar opposite ways, each woman covets the other’s life, commencing a dangerous game of musical chairs—the prize being Gwen’s husband. With searing insight and trademark wit, this comedy is an unflinching look at gender politics in the wake of 20th-century feminist ideals.  “…intensely smart, immensely funny…RAPTURE more largely illuminates how hard it can be to forge both a satisfying career and a fulfilling personal life in an era that seems to demand superhuman achievement from everyone.” —NY Times.

 

Performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in the Kum & Go Theater.

May 10 – May 20, 2018

Buy tickets: http://www.midwestix.com/organizations/iowa-stage

28523
May 22
May 22
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-05-22/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-05-22/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28524
May 29
May 29
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-05-29/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-05-29/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28055
Jun 03
Jun 03
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
education visual-art
Workshop
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-7-2018-06-03/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-7-2018-06-03/ical/

drawing

Come harness your life drawing skills in this casual, open studio drawing class on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month! No pre-registration is required and the cost is $10 at the door to cover the cost of the model. 

NOTE: A nude model will be present during this class. 

 

28525
Jun 05
Jun 05
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-06-05/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-06-05/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28526
Jun 12
Jun 12
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-06-12/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-06-12/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28069
Jun 17
Jun 17
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
education visual-art
Workshop
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-8-2018-06-17/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-8-2018-06-17/ical/

drawing

Come harness your life drawing skills in this casual, open studio drawing class on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month! No pre-registration is required and the cost is $10 at the door to cover the cost of the model. 

NOTE: A nude model will be present during this class. 

 

28527
Jun 19
Jun 19
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-06-19/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-06-19/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28528
Jun 26
Jun 26
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-06-26/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-06-26/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28056
Jul 01
Jul 01
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
education visual-art
Workshop
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-7-2018-07-01/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-7-2018-07-01/ical/

drawing

Come harness your life drawing skills in this casual, open studio drawing class on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month! No pre-registration is required and the cost is $10 at the door to cover the cost of the model. 

NOTE: A nude model will be present during this class. 

 

28529
Jul 03
Jul 03
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-07-03/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-07-03/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28530
Jul 10
Jul 10
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-07-10/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-07-10/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28070
Jul 15
Jul 15
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
education visual-art
Workshop
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-8-2018-07-15/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-8-2018-07-15/ical/

drawing

Come harness your life drawing skills in this casual, open studio drawing class on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month! No pre-registration is required and the cost is $10 at the door to cover the cost of the model. 

NOTE: A nude model will be present during this class. 

 

28531
Jul 17
Jul 17
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-07-17/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-07-17/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28532
Jul 24
Jul 24
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-07-24/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-07-24/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28533
Jul 31
Jul 31
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-07-31/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-07-31/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28057
Aug 05
Aug 05
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
education visual-art
Workshop
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-7-2018-08-05/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-7-2018-08-05/ical/

drawing

Come harness your life drawing skills in this casual, open studio drawing class on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month! No pre-registration is required and the cost is $10 at the door to cover the cost of the model. 

NOTE: A nude model will be present during this class. 

 

28534
Aug 07
Aug 07
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-08-07/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-08-07/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28535
Aug 14
Aug 14
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-08-14/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-08-14/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28071
Aug 19
Aug 19
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
education visual-art
Workshop
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-8-2018-08-19/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-8-2018-08-19/ical/

drawing

Come harness your life drawing skills in this casual, open studio drawing class on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month! No pre-registration is required and the cost is $10 at the door to cover the cost of the model. 

NOTE: A nude model will be present during this class. 

 

28536
Aug 21
Aug 21
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-08-21/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-08-21/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28537
Aug 28
Aug 28
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-08-28/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-08-28/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28058
Sep 02
Sep 02
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
education visual-art
Workshop
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-7-2018-09-02/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-7-2018-09-02/ical/

drawing

Come harness your life drawing skills in this casual, open studio drawing class on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month! No pre-registration is required and the cost is $10 at the door to cover the cost of the model. 

NOTE: A nude model will be present during this class. 

 

28538
Sep 04
Sep 04
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-09-04/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-09-04/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28539
Sep 11
Sep 11
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-09-11/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-09-11/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28072
Sep 16
Sep 16
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
education visual-art
Workshop
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-8-2018-09-16/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-8-2018-09-16/ical/

drawing

Come harness your life drawing skills in this casual, open studio drawing class on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month! No pre-registration is required and the cost is $10 at the door to cover the cost of the model. 

NOTE: A nude model will be present during this class. 

 

28540
Sep 18
Sep 18
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-09-18/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-09-18/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28541
Sep 25
Sep 25
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-09-25/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-09-25/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28542
Oct 02
Oct 02
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-10-02/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-10-02/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28059
Oct 07
Oct 07
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
education visual-art
Workshop
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-7-2018-10-07/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/figure-drawing-7-2018-10-07/ical/

drawing

Come harness your life drawing skills in this casual, open studio drawing class on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month! No pre-registration is required and the cost is $10 at the door to cover the cost of the model. 

NOTE: A nude model will be present during this class. 

 

28543
Oct 09
Oct 09
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-10-09/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-10-09/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28544
Oct 16
Oct 16
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-10-16/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-10-16/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28545
Oct 23
Oct 23
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-10-23/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-10-23/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28546
Oct 30
Oct 30
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-10-30/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-10-30/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28547
Nov 06
Nov 06
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-11-06/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-11-06/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28548
Nov 13
Nov 13
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-11-13/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-11-13/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28549
Nov 20
Nov 20
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-11-20/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-11-20/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28550
Nov 27
Nov 27
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-11-27/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-11-27/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28551
Dec 04
Dec 04
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-12-04/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-12-04/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28552
Dec 11
Dec 11
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-12-11/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-12-11/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28553
Dec 18
Dec 18
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-12-18/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-12-18/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia

28554
Dec 25
Dec 25
7:30 pm
social
The Basement
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-12-25/
http://desmoinessocialclub.org/events/team-trivia-4-2018-12-25/ical/

Each weekly winner gets to pick the first category for the next week’s trivia as well as bragging rights. Monthly winners receive a reserved table the next month, and whatever else we might come up with. Door prizes given away throughout the night.

Follow on Team Trivia on Facebook.

team trivia