Looking for a morning music fix? Juice launched its latest edition of the Side Session series -- capturing Iowa artists performing across Iowa landmarks -- and it features Des Moines songwriter Max Jury performing at Hoyt Sherman Place. Watch the video and full and read a story about Jury's year by heading over the Juice Facebook page. Now, a look at what's going on around the city.
We're all mad for "Hamilton."
Did you buy tickets to the 2016-2017 Des Moines Performing Arts' Willis Broadway Series? You're not the only one. The performing arts organization saw a 112 percent increase in season ticket holders, largely because it ensured those ticket holders will snag a seat to the hottest ticket in the world ... "Hamilton." Read the Juice story on how Des Moines landed the musical in its first touring year to get more information.
Steve Martin ... and Martin Short?!
Announced earlier this week, Des Moines found out a one-two comedic punch of Martin Short and Steve Martin will be bringing their tour to the Civic Center next year. Taking place Oct. 27, tickets to the show went on sale Wednesday.
Happy hour highlight:
- Looking for a dating hot spot? See if RoCA makes your cut with the latest Datebook Diner review.
Don't let the cold stop you from getting out this weekend.
- Friday: The central Iowa holiday tradition "Nadas Silent Night" continues at Wooly's in the East Village.
- Saturday: The Hy-Vee Classic (formerly the Big Four Classic) takes over Wells Fargo Arena. Here's your Juice guide to the basketball extravaganza.
- Sunday: Head to Noce for the sixth annual "Home for the Holidays" show featuring Max Wellman.