Joseph Giunta and the Orchestra open the season with Stravinsky’s colorful and powerful Firebird. Armenian pianist Nareh Arghamanyan, known for her “thrilling” and “fluid” interpretations, makes her Des Moines Symphony debut in her fellow countryman’s riveting First Piano Concerto. Topping off this exhilarating Russian program is Rimsky-Korsakov’s Procession of the Nobles and Prokofiev’s Classical Symphony. Tickets are $15-$55 for adults, and $7.50-$27.50 for students. For more information, please visit dmsymphony.org or call 1.800.745.3000.
This epic romantic musical centers on a group of American sailors and Navy nurses stationed in the South Pacific during World War II. Arkansas native Nellie Forbush befriends and quickly falls for Emile de Becque, a French plantation owner. Lt. Joe Cable finds himself in a passionate affair with Liat, the young daughter of Bloody Mary, the local grass-skirt peddler. As the war escalates, reality sets in for both Forbush and Cable, who struggle to reconcile their unconventional love affairs with their long-held prejudices and insecurities. Rodgers & Hammerstein's acclaimed musical features "Some Enchanted Evening," "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Out of My Hair," "There is Nothing Like a Dame," "Younger Than Springtime," and the haunting "Bali Ha'i." Visit dmplayhouse.com for more information or call 515-277-6261. Located at 831 42nd St Des Moines, IA 50312
Marcus Luttrell’s 2007 #1 New York Times best-selling book, Lone Survivor, tells the harrowing story of four Navy SEALs who journeyed into the mountainous border of Afghanistan and Pakistan on Operation Redwing. An unparalleled motivational story of survival, the book is also a moving tribute to the friends and teammates who did not make it off the mountain. A powerful testament to the courage, integrity, patriotism and community that forged these American heroes, Lone Survivor is an incredible account of teamwork, fortitude and modern warfare. Join us at the Iowa Events Center (730 3rd Street, Des Moines, IA 50309). Tickets are available online at http://iowaremembrancerun.com/an-evening-with-marcus-luttrell/.
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Field of Dreams Ghost Players, "The Greatest Show on Dirt" to support children and adults living with type 1 diabetes. Proceeds benefit Camp Hertko Hollow Inc. Iowa's camp for children with diabetes and the JDRF Greater Iowa Chapter. Norwalk Ia : Ghost players will travel the fields of Dyersville,IA on Saturday, September 20th to perform their entertaining comedy routine that incorportates children from the audience. Celebrity game of Ghost Players versus Norwalk Police Officers and Fire Fighters will follow the comedy routine. Festivities will begin at 1:00pm at the Norwalk McAninich Sports Complex (200 Wright Road, Norwalk) 50/50 Raffle and specialty items for sale. Seating is limited; lawn chairs are recommended. Cost: Free will donation, suggest $5.00 per person More information congtact Jaquie McGee at email@example.com
FREE Workshop providing valuable information for seniors on securing one's estate and retirement planning. You will receive a workbook and gain useful information you can act upon immediately regarding: • Pros and cons of wills and trust • How to avoid probate • Long term health care concerns • Tax reduction planning CLA Estate Services is a firm devoted to assisting area residents in protecting their assets and ensuring their money lasts. Our representatives have comprehensive knowledge of Estate planning issues that will help you avoid common and sometimes irreversible mistakes. Seating is limited, please call 1-866-252-8721 between 9am and 5pm Central Standard Time to confirm your attendance to this very important workshop. Information in this workshop comes from a wide range of sources. For over twenty years we have been presenting concepts that come from clients, from attorneys, from financial planners, from government agencies, and a wide variety of private and public sources. We hope the information presented will help you have a better understanding of your planning choices
The ARL Fashion Show is getting a new look and new format, but the same opportunity to support homeless pets! This fabulous couture fashion show will dazzle everyone who attends. It will feature the rescued pets of local people you will know, plus ARL pets available for adoption. All of the animals will be wearing luxurious, stylish and original clothing and accessories designed by two local entrepreneurs and will accompanied down the “animal walk” by their owners or celebrity handlers. Stay tuned for more details - this is an event you will not want to miss! For sponsorship information, contact Stephanie Filer at firstname.lastname@example.org or (515) 473-9116.
Join us at the St. Anthony Annual Fall Festival (15 Indianola Rd. DSM) to close out an amazing family, fun filled weekend. We will be celebrating Mass (for all those who would like to attend) at 11:30AM at the Grotto; Diocesan Shrine of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel and Divine Mercy. We will be having a pasta lunch in the Parish Hall from 11:00AM-2:00PM Cost: $7.00/Adult $5.00/Child $20.00/Family