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With the caucuses in the rear-view, what else is going on this month in central Iowa? The Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival is right around the corner (and we're looking for a bacon queen) , the Des Moines Social Club's hosting a Cards Against Humanity competition, Rapper Kevin Gates is performing at Seven Flags Events Center ... and that's just a few of the things going on around the city this month. Let's dig into what's been making headlines.  

FIND YOUR CHILL

Fans of ABC reality show "The Bachelor" were less than stoked when their show was interrupted for coverage of Monday night's Iowa caucuses. Some took to Twitter to share their feelings on the evening's programming. “Almost had a heart attack bc they were showing the Iowa caucus instead of the bachelor,” one woman tweeted.

No, seriously: 'Daily Show' takes aim at Iowa caucus

HERE FISHY, FISHY

Head to the "newish" Honduran restaurant for a fresh taste of fish, tacos, burritos and more. The spot's located on 3310 E. 14th St, just north of Grandview University. The good news? It's both tasty and affordable. The bad news? It's closed until Feb. 12, when the owners return from Honduras.

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MOVIN' ON UP 

Congratulations to Holy White Hounds for signing a record deal with Razor & Tie. The Des Moines-based alt. rock band will be re-releasing its debut LP, "Sparkle Sparkle" this spring. Catch 'em with Halfloves and Twinsmith at the Des Moines Social Club on March 5.

Keep listening: 8 must-hear songs selected by Iowa musicians

I'M KINDA BUZZED AND IT'S ALL BECAUSE ...

— Matt, Juice.

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