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Cover Story: 2012 Fall Arts & Entertainment Guide

Photos and articles by Cole Smithey, Amber Williams, Jared Curtis, Chad Taylor and Jim Duncan

If you are a fan of local music, theater, the outdoors, film or art (and who isn’t?), then look no further than right here as you plan your leisure time activities this fall. We once again compiled lists of things to do in these categories throughout central Iowa, and we offer them for your reading pleasure. So go hear the sounds of local bands, experience live theater from area troupes, buy tickets to college football games, catch one of the latest movie releases, or attend any of our many fine art galleries. As always, there is much to do here in the metro, and we are pleased to help guide you in your search for entertainment. Read More..

 The Sound
D.O.P.E. Clique is ready to bring it hard

Richie Daggers isn’t afraid to speak his mind. For 20 minutes, the D.O.P.E. Clique DJ sits in Wellman’s Pub and expounds upon everything from up and coming local talent, to the joys of working with two lyrical heavyweights, to the state of hip-hop in Des Moines. Read More...

 Civic Skinny
Teacher pay, council tweets and some real-estate deals

The state’s Task Force on Teacher Leadership and Compensation is pondering increasing the minimum starting salary for Iowa teachers to $35,000 from $28,000. Read More...

 Food Dude
The Other Place and an other place

The opening of The Other Place Sports Grill and Pizzeria in Clive ranked with the debuts of Whole Foods and Twin Peaks for creating the summer’s biggest buzz. Since this chain’s first store opened on College Hill Read More...

 Political Mercury
Biden’s son warns of Romney plan to ‘voucher-ize’ veterans benefits

Vice President Joe Biden’s son Beau, a major in the Delaware Army National Guard who served in Iraq, is challenging Mitt Romney’s commitment to veterans Read More...

 Locker Room
Hobby Haven Off-Road Shootout

Big race features small cars

For almost two decades, Hobby Haven has provided a home for radio-controlled (RC) racing with their weekly races on Wednesday and Sunday. Read More...

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