Bernie Sanders will speak at the Iowa CCI Action Fund convention on Saturday

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders will be the keynote speaker at the Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund (CCI Action Fund) annual convention at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines on Saturday. This year’s theme is “Revolution Iowa: From Protest to Power,” and the convention will feature workshops on organizing and building successful movements to put “people before profits, communities before corporations.” […]

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Citizens rally to pressure electors against voting for Trump

Stop Trump. Defend Democracy. Iowa State Capitol — Monday, Dec. 19 at 9 a.m. Citizens from across the state are planning to gather at the State Capitol in Des Moines today, Dec. 19 to convince electors for the Electoral College to refuse to cast their votes for Donald Trump. The main organizers — including Democracy […]

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The Political Party to host Des Moines candidate forum for Iowa Democratic Party Chair

Iowa Democratic Party Chair Candidate Forum Grandview University (Des Moines) — Friday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. The group The Political Party is hosting a forum for candidates running for the Iowa Democratic Party chair position in Des Moines on Friday, Dec. 16. The forum is part of the group’s effort to keep people interested […]

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Iowa’s ‘first hip hop festival,’ Fresh Fest, kicks off this weekend in Des Moines

MarKaus Fresh Fest

Fresh Fest Des Moines Social Club — Friday and Saturday, Aug. 19 and 20 This weekend will kick off the inaugural Fresh Fest, claimed by its creators as Iowa’s first hip hop festival, taking place this Friday and Saturday, Aug. 19 and 20, at the Des Moines Social Club. The all-ages festival will celebrate multiple […]

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Reliving the musical vibes of this year’s 80/35

The summer is in full force in Iowa — July 4 festivities came and went, and the city of Des Moines was once again overtaken by 80/35. In its ninth year, the festival featured images of cats on their signage and advertising signifying the 9 lives the festival. But the music, as always was the […]

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Katy Perry to rally for Hillary Clinton in Des Moines

Who: Katy Perry, California Gurl What: You’re gonna hear her roar … at a rally for Hillary Clinton. When: Saturday, October 24 (exact time TBA), before the Iowa Democratic Party’s annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner Where: Downtown Des Moines (exact location TBA) Why: Because Madeline Albright is busy. Because somehow, maybe, feminism? Because you gotta reach millennials […]

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