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week of 4/23


via rebelartalliance

bazaar after dark - “I have a dream” 
Rebel Art Alliance is hosting another amazing show at The Barnum Factory with more than thirty local artists. There will be music, art, film, a live art installation, and complementary food. The theme is dreams and the “aspirations, ambitions and subconscious place we go when we are asleep”. Cover charge of 5$. 

all week long

Every Day, Everywhere Art on DART Full Schedule

  • 25 Drake University theater students with performances including improv, a cappella singers, spoken poetry and engaging monologues
  • Quick draw portrait artists offering to draw a portrait of anyone riding the bus with them
  • Musicians including the mariachi band Guitarras ATM, hip-hop artist Da Younger, Gloom Balloon Patrick Fleming, percussionists with members of Parranderos, Brian Clark and Dubyou, Elliot Burke and The Vahnevants.
  • Vocalists Tina Haase Findly and Megan Ihnen
  • Over 10 spoken word artists from Movement515 youth program

8 AM Art Hang - Breakfast, Ritual Cafe
8 PM Reception: Back Door Association by Tim Tucker, Des Moines Social Club
8 PM Yas Means Yas, Cortado Coffee and Cafe

9 AM Market Day April, The Atrium at Capital Square
10 AM International Sculpture Day, Des Moines Art Center
10 AM Ember Market Spring Things, The Market Building
10 AM Scenic City Handmade Spring Fair, Open Door Iowa
11 AM Art Mart, Des Moines New Age Shop
11 AM Andrea Adams Reception and Demonstration, Des Moines Botanical Garden
6 PM Bazaar After Dark - “I have a dream”, The Barnum Factory

6:30 PM Full Moon Gong Meditation, Unity Church of Des Moines

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