Metromix will be interviewing Slipknot percussionist Shawn Crahan (AKA Clown) tomorrow at noon. Do you have a question for him? Email it to email@example.com
Sam Summers, who is promoting the Feb. 28 Andrew Bird show at Hoyt Sherman Place, just emailed to say the venue has released some more ticket for the concert. Some prime seats had been reserved for fan club members and promotions, and the unused seats are now available to the public. Tickets are $22-$30 through Ticketmaster, there are no ticket...
• The Iron Warriors Motorcycle Club hosts its annual Frosty Balls Motorcycle Ride at 11 a.m. Saturday at Twisted Parrot Lounge, 6500 Hickman Road. The ride will run about 100 miles and is followed by a hot dog and chili lunch. The ride is free, donations go to police and firefighter funds. Go to thetwistedparrot.com. • One World, feat...
Fourth Street is now home to two new restaurants, Chianti and Corigliano's Underworld, said Bruce Gerleman, who owns the 1868 Hawkeye Building.
If you're excited about the Broadway show "Spring Awakening" coming to Des Moines, join the Civic Center street team, called "The Guilty Ones." The recruitment meeting is tonight (Monday, January 29) from 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. in the West Balcony Lounge. Selected street team members will promote the show via social networking tools, and be rewarde...
Apparently, Iowa Castle is closing. Tim Paluch had high hopes for this restaurant, as he looooves White Castle, but it just wasn't to be. Also, I heard yesterday that the Legends in Ames has a weekly, emceed "Pubstumpers" trivia night 8 p.m.-10 p.m. on Thursdays. (They won't have it next week.) Your first pint of beer is free and they offer lit...
Something Italian in the skywalk is staying open late on Friday nights. The pizza place will be serving slices, salad and whole pizzas from 5-9 p.m. Fridays. The restaurant's regular hours are 11 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays.
Local UFC fighter Kevin Burns will fight Anthony Johnson at 8 p.m. Saturday on Spike TV. Burns (8-1) beat Johnson earlier this summer by TKO.
• A Court District Launch Party will be held 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Liars Club, 216 Court Ave. The event features free drinks and appetizers from Court District businesses, a presentation of a short film about the area and the debut of an updated Web site. Admission is free. • Mandarin Chinese Restaurant, 3520 Beaver Ave., is closing De...
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