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Top 4 shows: May 6-12

Top 4 shows: May 6-12See what the top shows are in and around Des Moines
  • Music
  • 8 hours, 23 minutes ago
Music

Three Qs with Matt Woods

Three Qs with Matt Woods“This is the first album I’ve done completely on my own. ”
  • Music
  • 8 hours, 23 minutes ago
News

Shooting star show set for Cinco de Mayo skies

Shooting star show set for Cinco de Mayo skiesCinco de Mayo arrives in style this year, sprinkling skies with shooting stars shed from dusty tail of Halley's comet.
  • News
  • 16 hours, 14 minutes ago
Tech

Apple Watch: Neat gadget, but not yet useful tool

Apple Watch: Neat gadget, but not yet useful toolThe Apple Watch was released April 24.
  • Tech
  • 20 hours, 37 minutes ago
Dining

Where can you get Mexican food in central Iowa?

Where can you get Mexican food in central Iowa?A directory of restaurants where Iowans can get Mexican food.
  • Dining
  • 20 hours, 49 minutes ago
Dining

Fiesta food: Cinco de Mayo splurges and desserts to try

Fiesta food: Cinco de Mayo splurges and desserts to tryThis classic Mexican dessert features a golden custard baked with sugar, eggs and heavy cream.
  • Dining
  • 20 hours, 59 minutes ago
Dining

Fiesta food: Cinco de Mayo vegetarian, fusion options

Fiesta food: Cinco de Mayo vegetarian, fusion optionsCelebrating at home? El Patio chef Becky Smith recommends a batch of cool, homemade gazpacho.
  • Dining
  • 21 hours ago
Dining

Fiesta drinks: Cinco de Mayo sangria, margaritas

Fiesta drinks: Cinco de Mayo sangria, margaritasConverge with friends on a patio and enjoy all that is magical about Mexican food in Des Moines on Cinco de Mayo.
  • Dining
  • 21 hours, 1 minute ago
Best Lists

Vacation Iowa: eastern Iowa must-do events

Vacation Iowa: eastern Iowa must-do eventsA look at some of the best entertainment options for eastern Iowa this summer.
  • Best Lists
  • 21 hours, 7 minutes ago
Entertainment

14 places in Des Moines to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

14 places in Des Moines to celebrate Cinco de MayoJust in time for Cinco de Mayo, here's a guide to Mexican food and drink in Des Moines.
  • Entertainment
  • 21 hours, 30 minutes ago
Entertainment

2 central Iowa Cinco de Mayo events

2 central Iowa Cinco de Mayo eventsFamily, friends, lovers of the libation and little ones, it's time for a fiesta! Here are four events for a wide range of ages.
  • Entertainment
  • 21 hours, 52 minutes ago
Finney's Metro Voice

Finney 5: Real reasons we celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Finney 5: Real reasons we celebrate Cinco de MayoIt's not Mexican independence day or just an excuse to drink tequila and wear a sombrero
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  • 1 day ago
News

Making Weight: Step out of shadows, set aside shame

Making Weight: Step out of shadows, set aside shameMetro Voice columnist Daniel Finney updates us on his efforts to lose more than 300 pounds
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Movies

Trailer: 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

Trailer: 'Mad Max: Fury Road'Though determined to wander the post-apocalyptic wasteland alone, Mad Max joins Furiosa, a fugitive imperator, and her band who are all trying to escape a savage warlord.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Movies

Trailer: 'Welcome to Me'

Trailer: 'Welcome to Me'A mentally unbalanced lottery winner goes off her medication, buys a talk show and uses it as a platform to broadcast her bizarre opinions on a wide variety of topics.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Movies

Trailer: 'The D Train'

Trailer: 'The D Train'A nebbish spins a web of lies around a famous former classmate to win his friendship and persuade him to attend their high-school reunion.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Movies

Trailer: 'Maggie'

Trailer: 'Maggie'A devoted father stays by his daughter's side as a disease transforms her into a zombie.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Entertainment

Royal baby: What's in a name?

Royal baby: What's in a name?I mean, it's no Blue Ivy or North West, but Charlotte is cute. It fits.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Entertainment

New princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

New princess named Charlotte Elizabeth DianaPrince William and Duchess Kate of Cambridge have named their second-born child and first daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. The origin of her names are both traditional and sentimental.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Crime & Courts

Police search for Zombie Burger dine-and-dashers

Police search for Zombie Burger dine-and-dashersPolice are looking for a group of 10 people who dined and dashed at Zombie Burger over the weekend.
  • Crime & Courts
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Dining

4-ingredient recipe: Indulge with breakfast nachos

4-ingredient recipe: Indulge with breakfast nachosBreakfast nachos are a fun and delicious way to use up some fiesta leftovers
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Iowa Caucuses

To scarf up Iowa caucus votes, Pizza Ranch a near-must

To scarf up Iowa caucus votes, Pizza Ranch a near-mustCampaigning at Pizza Ranches has become a staple of the Iowa caucuses.
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  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Columnists

Lauren M.G. Burt: Etiquette is more than which fork to use

Lauren M.G. Burt: Etiquette is more than which fork to useAs someone who once worked in the political arena, the upcoming election has prompted me to examine why etiquette — and civility — are more essential today than ever before.
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  • 3 weeks ago
Horses

Kentucky Derby betting tops $500k at Prairie Meadows

Kentucky Derby betting tops $500k at Prairie MeadowsKentucky Derby betting at Prairie Meadows topped $500,000 Saturday.
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  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Entertainment

32 Photos: Andrew W.K. at Vaudeville Mews

32 Photos: Andrew W.K. at Vaudeville MewsAndrew WK throws the ultimate party during his set at Vaudeville Mews on Saturday night 5/2/15.
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  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Life

The most generous gift from my mother

The most generous gift from my motherSend The Register stories about your mother, and they could be included in a story published Mother's Day.
  • Life
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Entertainment

33 photos: Kentucky Derby hats at Prairie Meadows

33 photos: Kentucky Derby hats at Prairie MeadowsJen Lickteig, 26, left, Megan Churchill, 27, middle, and Heather Gilmore, 27, show off their hats during the annual Kentucky Derby Hat Contest on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Altoona, Iowa. The grand prize winner of the hat contest...
  • Entertainment
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago