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Week of August 19
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4 8  H O U R  F I L M  P R O J E C T  

The 48 Hour Film Project will hold the Best of City Screening & Awards Ceremony at the Fleur Cinema on August 20 at 7pm. See all the top 12 films, walk the red carpet, then find out all the awards immediately following the screening. 

E V E N T S :

THUR, AUG 20, 6:30 PM - Meditation Coloring, Palek Studios

THUR, AUG 20, 7 PM - 48 Hour Film Festival Best of City, Fleur Cinema

THUR, AUG 20, 6:30 PM - Robert Wittman Lecture, Des Moines Art Center

THUR, AUG 20, 7 PM - Story Mob, The Basement

D E A D L I N E S :

Coloring Pages Needed, Palek Studios - Call to Artists due September 1

Poste Print Festival - Call for Entries due September 1

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Week of August 12

B I G  H A I R  B A L L 

The 2015 Big Hair Ball is Saturday night at the Des Moines Art Center.  A celebration of hair as a form of artistic expression, the evening includes live music and a runway show.  Tickets are still available.

E V E N T S :

WED, AUG 12, 7 PM - Drink and Draw - Clothed Models, Capes Kafe

THUR, AUG 13, 7 PM - Second Thursday Open Mic, Ritual Cafe

THUR, AUG 13, 8 PM - Open Circus, Des Moines Social Club

FRI, AUG 14, 9 AM - Iowa Arts Advocacy Caucus, State Historical Building  *Advance Registration Required

FRI, AUG 14, 7 PM - Not So Perfect Landscapes, Crane Artists Lofts

SAT, AUG 15, 6:30 PM - Meditation Coloring, Palek Studios

SAT, AUG 15, 8 PM - Big Hair Ball, Des Moines Art Center

SUN, AUG 16, 2 PM - Advanced Figure Drawing Class, Des Moines Social Club

TUES, AUG 18, 7 PM - Des Moines Poetry Slam, Java Joe’s


D E A D L I N E S :

NewBo Art Fest - Call for Artist DEADLINE August 15

Poste Print Festival - Call for Entries due September 1

ALL CALENDAR EVENTS

ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES

Week of August 5
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P O R T R A I T  S T U D I O

Celebrate the last First Friday of summer at Eden.  Lounge on the couch and enjoy a cocktail while getting your portrait dawn by the artists of Portrait Studio.

E V E N T S :

FRI, AUG 7, 5 PM - First Friday Portrait Studio, Eden

FRI, AUG 7, 5 PM - Opening Reception, Expressive Strokes, Frame Works

FRI, AUG 7, 5 PM - Opening Reception, NEW WORK: Mike Baur | Jane Gilmor | Randy Richmond | Doug Shelton, Olson-Larsen Galleries

SUN, AUG 9, 1 PM - Art + Architecture Open House, American Enterprise Group

WED, AUG 12, 7 PM - Drink and Draw - Clothed Models, Capes Kafe

D E A D L I N E S :

Overalls All Over - Artist Applications Due August 7

NewBo Art Fest - Call for Artist DEADLINE August 15

Poste Print Festival - Call for Entries due September 1

ALL CALENDAR EVENTS

ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES