The Best Iowa Wild and Iowa Energy Deals College Students Need to Know About

Cheap beer. Free food. Cool giveaways. High-energy sports games. Your week just got a whole lot better!

Looking for a super fun way to experience the Des Moines hockey and basketball scene without breaking the bank? Or maybe you’re just looking for a way to mix up your week and try out something new and exciting. Well you’re in luck because the Iowa Wild and the Iowa Energy have some crazy good deals and events that you won’t want to miss out on. (Most are under $20!) Continue reading “The Best Iowa Wild and Iowa Energy Deals College Students Need to Know About”

The House Party: Bringing Life Back into Des Moines Hip-Hop

One wouldn’t assume that the hip-hop scene in Des Moines is thriving; but Station 1 Record’s House Party is working on changing that. The non-profit label for local artists has had concerts at the Drake University neighborhood venue, Lefty’s, in the past year with more of an alternative-rock vibe. With recent rap/hip-hop signee, MarKaus, Station 1 is making the bold move to reinvigorate the hip-hop scene in Des Moines.

When Station 1 Records signed MarKaus, Director Tobi Parks and label realized “It’s important to create a space for hip hop in the Des Moines music scene…. it’s there but limited.” And the outline for The House Party began. Continue reading “The House Party: Bringing Life Back into Des Moines Hip-Hop”