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Damani Phillips arranged this piece from the opera 'Carmen' to perform with Quartet 515https://www.facebook.com/contactlaurac/posts/10208935836646194 ... See MoreSee Less

VERY cool and unique performance tonight! 515 Quartet is jazzing it up! ... See MoreSee Less

Johnston has a mini "American Ninja Warrior" inflatable going on πŸ‘πŸ» ... See MoreSee Less

Johnston has a mini American Ninja Warrior inflatable going on πŸ‘πŸ»

Johnston High School Jazz combo getting it started ... See MoreSee Less

#jazzinjulydsm overcast skies and a nice breeze so it's a gorgeous night for Johnston's Jazz in July! Damani Phillips with the 515 Quartet at 6:30 ... See MoreSee Less

#jazzinjulydsm  overcast skies and a nice breeze so its a gorgeous night for Johnstons Jazz in July!  Damani Phillips with the 515 Quartet at 6:30

Remember that tonight's concert is cancelled due to the extreme heat, but 6th Avenue Corridor on Saturday and Johnston Commons on Sunday is still scheduled. Stay cool! ... See MoreSee Less

Metro Arts Alliance shared 6th Avenue Corridor's photo.

Please be sure to take precautions with this 'heat dome' over our state
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"Keep Cool and Jazz On" is our motto for this Saturday's Jazz in July on the 6th Avenue Corridor! We'll have plenty of shade tents, a dedicated Cooling Station with fans and spray bottles, and the Nei...

Please be sure to take precautions with this heat dome over our state

Metro Arts Alliance shared 6th Avenue Corridor's photo.

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Are you getting excited for Saturday?? We definitely are! We've had a slight adjustment, but the final lineup is as follows: 3:00pm | Parranderos Latin Combo (PLC) 4:30pm | The Brian Holtz Band 6:30p...

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Due to the extreme heat forecast for Thursday and Friday, Metro Arts Alliance is cancelling the concerts on Thursday, July 21, at DMACC West campus; and Friday, July 22, at Jester Park Amphitheater. While we love to bring you this free outdoor series, the health of the musicians, volunteers, and attendees is our top priority.
The concerts scheduled for Saturday, July 23, at 6th Avenue Corridor and Sunday, July 24, at Johnston Commons, will go on as scheduled.
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Metro Arts Alliance with Fred Gazzo and Jason Danielson. ... See MoreSee Less

Metro Arts Alliance with Jason Danielson and Fred Gazzo.

The Freddy Gazzo Band - excellent performers!!
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The ground might still be a bit wet, but Jazz in July is on tonight at the Des Moines Public Library downtown. The Freddy Gazzo Band is excited to perform for you! ... See MoreSee Less

Metro Arts Alliance with Rose Colella and Jason Danielson. ... See MoreSee Less

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Maria WitternEXCELLENT!🎢🎢🎢🎢

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Rose ColellaThanks so much!

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Metro Arts Alliance with Rose Colella and Jason Danielson.

Hurry to Waveland golf course for Rose Colella "Cocktail"!
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Hurry to Waveland golf course for Rose Colella Cocktail!

Francis Jane Ellen Colella, Rose Colella and 4 others like this

Maria WitternFABULOUS!!!🎼🎢🎼

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What a gorgeous night to enjoy Parranderos Latin Combo at La Placita! Concert 6:30 - 8:00, but they have another band performing 5:30 to 6:15, too. ... See MoreSee Less

Metro Arts Alliance shared Waveland Park Neighborhood Association's photo.

Looks like another great night of extended events! Be sure to come see Rose Colella "Cocktail"!
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Looks like another great night of extended events!  Be sure to come see Rose Colella Cocktail!

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Rose ColellaCan't wait!

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Some major creativity was taking place with coffee filters and pipe cleaners last night πŸ˜ƒ ... See MoreSee Less

Some major creativity was taking place with coffee filters and pipe cleaners last night πŸ˜ƒ

another great week Jazz kicks off tomorrow night! John Morgan Orchestra at Wesley Acres on Thursday, Parranderos Latin Combo at La Placita on East Grand on Friday, Rose Colella "Cocktail" at Waveland Golf Course on Saturday, and the Freddy Gazzo Band at DM Public Library Central on Sunday. ... See MoreSee Less

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Rose ColellaCan't wait!

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Metro Arts Alliance shared Ken, Colleen, & Kurt in the Morning on STAR 102.5's photo.

I'll have a table there, passing out Jazz in July schedules and doing coffee filter crafts with kids - stop by!
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Food...inflatables...fun...and you can even leave your wallet/purse at home!

Ill have a table there, passing out Jazz in July schedules and doing coffee filter crafts with kids - stop by!

Metro Arts Alliance shared Jeff Miguel Music's post.

What a great band and a great night!
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A taste of our rendition of a favorite of mine! #metroartsdsm #jazzinjuly Metro Arts Alliance Ames Digital Sound

Carla Thomas went on the program Mediacom Newsleader to talk about Jazz in July. Come on out to see some great performances. ... See MoreSee Less

Metro Arts' own Carla Thomas discusses the program Jazz in July on the program Mediacom Newsleaders with Jeff Angelo

Carla Thomas talking about Jazz in July on Mediacom Newsleaders with Jeff Angelo: t.co/GEScEZcdcw via @YouTube ... See MoreSee Less

Metro Arts' own Carla Thomas discusses the program Jazz in July on the program Mediacom Newsleaders with Jeff Angelo

This is an EXCELLENT program! Attend The Nitch with Satyrus Jeering - learn more at www.satyrusjeering.com ... See MoreSee Less

This is an EXCELLENT program!  Attend The Nitch with Satyrus Jeering - learn more at www.satyrusjeering.com

Metro Arts Alliance with Blake Shaw.

Blake Shaw Quintet 7 10 16 at Norwalk City Park
Blake Shaw spreading the Jazz love at Norwalk!
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Metro Arts Alliance with Blake Shaw.

Delta Quartet opening Norwalk's Jazz in July!
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Delta Quartet opening Norwalks Jazz in July!

Metro Arts Alliance with Blake Shaw.

Final sound checks at Norwalk City Park - come on out!
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Final sound checks at Norwalk City Park - come on out!

Metro Arts Alliance with Jeff Miguel Music.

Jeff Miguel Quartet 7 9 16 at Evelyn K. Davis Park
Jeff Miguel Quartet
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Metro Arts Alliance added a new photo to the album: Jazz in July 2016 | Evelyn K. Davis Park.

Our Junior Jazz group, the Delta Quartet, is getting Jazz in July started at Evelyn K. Davis Park. Grab your lawn chair and come on out!
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Our Junior Jazz group, the Delta Quartet, is getting Jazz in July started at Evelyn K. Davis Park.  Grab your lawn chair and come on out!

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Metro Arts Alliance of Greater Des Moines
3209 Ingersoll Ave. Suite 208, Des Moines, IA 50312
info@MetroArts.org
515.280.3222

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