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  • Triple Espresso

    Until Jan 13, 2019

  • Mannheim Steamroller

    Until Dec 19, 2018

  • Finding Neverland

    Dec 27 - 29, 2018

  • The Hot Sardines

    Jan 20, 2019

  • Film Concert Series - Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets

    Jan 25 - 26, 2019

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Triple Espresso

Des Moines Civic Center

Until January 13, 2019

A comedy show like no other, Triple Espresso takes you on a whirlwind ride as four guys pursue their dreams of showbiz fame! With magic tricks, songs and card play all in their routine the boys are ready to strut their stuff on national television, but when their moment finally comes their 15 minutes of fame ends in catastrophic embarrassment...

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Mannheim Steamroller

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Des Moines Civic Center

Until December 19, 2018

With the release of Mannheim Steamroller's first holiday album 1984 came the kind of fame that made the act a veritable Christmas time tradition. With founder and composer Chip Taylor at the helm, the all-American music troupe continues to tour extensively, bringing Yuletide cheer to audiences throughout the US with a unique Neo-Classical take on popular carols and songs. It's no wonder that Mannheim Steamroller is the top-selling Holiday Act of all time!

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Finding Neverland

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Des Moines Civic Center

December 27 - 29, 2018

Based on the Oscar-winning movie, Finding Neverland tells the uplifting story of J.M.Barrie and the family who inspired him to write Peter Pan. Weaving together real life events and flights of fancy into the world of The Lost Boys and Captain Hook, this show is touring the country following a phenomenally successful Broadway run.

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The Hot Sardines

Temple Theater

January 20, 2019

The Hot Sardines breathe new life into vintage jazz, bringing the sounds of 1920's Paris, New Orleans and New York bang up to date with just the right sprinkling of irony. The exuberance of their playing and the contemporary tones of frontwoman Miz Elizabeth ensure that their music never sounds dated.

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Film Concert Series - Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets

Des Moines Civic Center

January 25 - 26, 2019

Sit back and open your eyes and ears as a local orchestra presents the most chilling instalment in all seven volumes in the life of The Boy Who Lived. Whilst the movie plays in HD on a giant screen in the auditorium, the orchestra will play John Williams' iconic score alongside, making the magic come to life for you and your family.

Des Moines Performing Arts

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221 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309

Serving the community since 1979, Des Moines Performing Arts is a nationally recognized institution, providing the public with greater access to world-class entertainment, culture and education. In addition to hosting Broadway tours, concerts, comedy and intelligent theatre every year, it also houses the Des Moines Symphony.

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