The Des Moines Symphony Academy is hosting its first ever open house on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Temple for Performing Arts. It’s a chance to meet Academy faculty, see musical performances and learn about how the Academy engages with Des Moines youth. For more information, check out www.dmsymphony.org.
Your Pick o’ the Week is at the Des Moines Botanical Center on Sunday, Feb. 2, where Bella Soul performs at 1 p.m. as a part of the Center’s “Botanical Blues” series. Get out there early, and get your pre-game funk on with some of the best blues and soul in the city. Mahalo. CV