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Rachel Merrill Exhibition Reception

Design on Main 203 Main St., Ames

Using American sports competition (organized conflict) as a metaphor, multidisciplinary artist Rachel Merrill probes the performative demands of contemporary womanhood. Her work is a cultural critique of the flamboyant visual spectacle of organized conflict and the painful personal conflict within. Wrapped in synthetic materials, she produces obsessively, to the breaking point, all the while playing … Continue reading Rachel Merrill Exhibition Reception

Free

Buzzed History

xBk Live 1159 24th Street,, Des Moines

xBk presents Buzzed History! You read this correctly, Buzzed History is back! Join us for a night of thrilling history and delicious drinks. Enjoy the popular tv show we reference closely but cannot name due to copyrights? So do we! That's why we've brought you drunken tales and stories, told by those brave enough to … Continue reading Buzzed History

Free

February Poetry Slam

Java Joes CoffeeHouse 214 4th Street, Des Moines

Just days after the hallmark day of love. Well we try to bring 12 days of love each year. Bring your lines of love or heartache. There is always a room full of warmth to welcome both. Poets start signing in at 6:30p for the first 13 poets. Bring 3 original poems(each should be read … Continue reading February Poetry Slam