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Alina Grimm, part-time teaching artist of percussion at Drake University, teaches snare drum lesson with Drake sophomore Zach Mecham.

Drake music department offers lessons to all

The Des Moines area offers a variety of opportunities for eager students to either start lessons for the first time or to continue pursuing their musical passions on a more experienced level. Drake University offers vocal, instrumental, and percussion lessons to students who attend the university. Students can sign up for the lessons at registration [...]


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Group Fitness Programs at Drake University

The Bell Center, located right on Drake’s campus, offers a new way to stay in shape.  The Group Fitness Program offers a variety of classes 7 days a week to anyone who can use the Bell Center. The Group Fitness Program is part of Recreational Services.  Classes are offered  every day of the week and [...]


Des Moines Area Annual Dog Show a Huge Success Again

Over 1,000 exhibitors consisting of more than 120 dog breeds gathered last weekend for Des Moines Kennel Club’s annual Dog Show. The three-day show took place at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines September 5-7.  Events ranged everywhere from breed specific confirmation contests to obedience shows. Competitors came from all over the country, all [...]

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Annual Tour Brings People to the Drake Neighborhood

Photos courtesy of: Erica Luna Several families in the Drake Neighborhood have been sprucing up their homes in preparation the annual Neighborhood Home and Garden Tour. The Drake Neighborhood Home and Garden Tour was this past weekend. The Home and Garden Tour is an annual event hosted by the Drake Neighborhood Association. This event is [...]

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