ICYMI: Downtown Des Moines' annual indie music festival, 80/35, announced Tuesday the lineup for the 10th annual edition of the two-day event. Headliners The Shins and MGMT round out national, regional and local acts set to appear at the Western Gateway Park event. Get the full details via Juice. And, now, for what's going on in Des Moines ...
Ridin' the D-Line.
What if you got on the bus one day and caught a concert? That's what happened for a handful of unsuspecting public transit users last week as the latest edition of Juice Side Sessions went mobile with members of the Des Moines Symphony. See the performance, featuring the symphony's low brass section, here.
DC in Iowa.
An Iowa comic is leading up a new project from DC Comics, called "DC Bombshells." Find out how the Iowan came to work for the company responsible for iconic superheroes such as Batman and Superman in his in-depth interview with Juice.
Happy hour highlight:
This new bar is bringing French funk and craft cocktails to downtown Des Moines.
Ways to spend your weekend ...
- Now until Sunday: Catch the heart-wrenching, Tony Award-winning musical "Fun Home" at the Civic Center. More information at dmpa.org.
- All weekend: Dance your heart out during the annual Heartland Swing Festival. More information at heartlandswingfestival.com.
- Friday: Indie rock outfit Local Natives returns to Iowa for a show at Wooly's. More information at woolysdm.com.