The Miracle Worker

January 16, 2015 - February 1, 2015 - All Day at Des Moines Playhouse
831 42nd Street

This classic drama is the story of Annie Sullivan and her student, blind and mute Helen Keller. Trapped in a secret, silent world, unable to communicate, Helen is violent, spoiled, almost sub-human, and treated by her family as such. Only Annie realizes that there is a mind and spirit waiting to be rescued from the dark, tortured silence.

Kinky Boots: Willis Broadway Series

January 27, 2015 - February 1, 2015 - All Day at Des Moines Civic Center’s Stoner Theater
221 Walnut St

Iowa Pork Congress

January 28, 2015 - January 29, 2015 - All Day at Iowa Events Center
730 3rd Street

Cafe Diem

January 29, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Cafe Diem
2005 S Ankeny Blvd, Ste 800

Join our book club with PCC Naturalist, Heidi Anderson, for an engaging discussion once a month. This month we’ll be discussing Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv. Pre-registration required; deadline is January 26. Fee: $5, includes coffee and cookies. Sponsored by the Great Outdoors Foundation. Go to website to register.


DM Oak Leafs Hockey vs DM Capitals

January 29, 2015 - 8:00 pm at Metro Ice Sports Facility
5100 72nd Street


January 30, 2015 - 7:00 pm at Drake University Knapp Center
2601 Forest Avenue


Iowa Blues Winter Blues Fest 2015 – Hall of Fame Night

January 30, 2015 - January 31, 2015 - 7:00 pm at Des Moines Marriott Downtown
700 Grand Avenue

Hairball Concert

January 30, 2015 - 7:30 pm at Iowa State Fairgrounds – Jacobson Exhibition Center
E 30th Street & E University Avenue

Hairball in concert at the Iowa State Fairgrounds.

’80s Prom Dance Party

January 30, 2015 - 8:00 pm at Wooly’s
504 East Locust St

With music by Burning Down the House

Jeanne Robertson Fabulously Funny Tour

January 30, 2015 - 8:00 pm at Hoyt Sherman Place
1501 Woodlawn Avenue

Jeanne Robertson is a professional speaker who specializes in hilarious humor based on her life experiences. Speaking to thousands of people annually, she utilizes her positively funny style to illustrate that a sense of humor is much more than a laughing matter. It is a strategy for success.

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