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  • ‘Revolution’ Aims to Entertain and Inspire

    DES MOINES, Iowa  —  It’s part fashion show, part concert, part celebration. Revolution: Vive la Fashion Rock invades the Stoner Theater on Friday. For the event’s headliner, it’s a project years in the making, and Madison Ray is ready to make a big splash. “All of the dedication, all of the practice, all of the rehearsal, just for a moment. This feels kind of like that,” says Ray while looking around the empty theater days before the show. Come showtime, it’s his […]

  • Spunk, Energy, Presence: Local Starlets Show What’s Inside in Hopes of Being Cast in ‘Waitress’

    DES MOINES, Iowa  —  It’s an opportunity for little girls to perform on a big stage. On November 2nd, the national touring company of Broadway’s Waitress the Musical held auditions for its upcoming stop at the Des Moines Civic Center. Dozens of young hopefuls, between the ages of four and five-and-a-half, gathered at Des Moines Performing Arts’ Temple Theater for a chance to audition for the role of Lulu. For some, it was all about a new experience. “She stands on […]