It’s a fantastic fall weekend and there’s plenty going on to keep you busy, from theater and comedy to storytelling, the paranormal and so much more! Top pick? Catch the inimical Ani DiFranco at Wooly’s to brighten up your Monday night.
All Access Live! Featuring Wiitch Tiit
Oct 6 – 6:30pm
Join Iowa Public Radio at xBk on October 6th for a live broadcast and taping of All Access Live!
The hip-hop horizon: Iowa rappers’ fall releases explore drug culture, punk and ‘ascension music’
by Chris DeLine, Sep 30
This fall will see a wide range of releases from Iowan artists spanning the diverse rap and hip-hop spectrum. While this is far from a comprehensive list of what’s on tap for the next several months, here’s a cross-section looking at five releases from young, up-and-coming artists who have new projects on the way.
Buy books, support reproductive education at the 60th Planned Parenthood Book Sale
by Lily DeTaeye, Oct 5
Autumn is here and you may be looking forward to cozying up with a few books as the weather gets colder. But if your bookshelves are in need of an update, you’re in luck. The Planned Parenthood Book Sale at the Iowa State Fairgrounds is back again this fall.
Five questions with: storyteller and speech pathologist Mama Edie Armstrong
by Liy DeTaeye, Oct 6
On Saturday, Oct. 8, the Des Moines Public Library will hold its first Community Table Storytelling and Local Food Festival at three different locations around Des Moines. Alongside food vendors and activities, the festival will feature a lineup of acclaimed storytellers from across the country. One of these performers is Mama Edie Armstrong.