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Week of 4/17

Zet Gold’s work turns the mundanity of life into the fantastical.

Zet Gold’s work turns the mundanity of life into the fantastical.

Art Reception with Zet Gold + Live Music

On Thursday, the Des Moines Social Club will be hosting a free reception featuring recent work and journal entries from Las Vegas-based artist and illustrator Zet Gold. Gold’s work is playful and encourages us to reconsider the mundane and everyday in our normal lives. The event will also feature live music from MC/singer/songwriter/producer Paul Isaac.

The reception will be held on Thursday at 7 PM.

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Thursday

5 PM Naturally: Olson-Larsen Galleries Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

5 PM Sundown Sessions #003 with ISU Mainframe

7 PM Art Reception with Zet Gold + Live Music The Des Moines Social Club

8 PM C L O S E R at Open Door Rep Mainframe **advanced tickets only

Friday

6:30 PM RunDSM's 7th Annual Des Moines Teen Poetry Slam Drake University

8 PM C L O S E R at Open Door Rep Mainframe **advanced tickets only

Saturday

8 PM C L O S E R at Open Door Rep Mainframe **advanced tickets only

9 PM Lvvmaking and Contakta present: The Sunken Circus Des Moines Social Club

**complete with an underwater themed costume contest**

Monday

10 AM Mount Making Workshop Waterloo Center for the Arts

Tuesday

10 AM The Crucible Stephens Auditorium

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Art Beacon Artist in Digital Residence: Jim White

Opportunities

**new and last chance

**Des Moines Underground Film Fest Deadline April 20th

Iowa Arts Council Project Grant Deadline May 1

Art Week Deadline for Print Promotion Submit before May 8th

Call for Artist Workshops - Downtown Des Moines Public Library Deadline May 31

2019 Portal: Governors Island (formerly Governors Island Art Fair) Deadline June 5th

Additional Opportunities Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs

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Rachel Buse