The Des Moines Symphony will perform its virtual holiday show in the Temple for Performing Arts.
For some holiday entertainment and cheer, check out these performances and shows:
Des Moines Symphony: On Dec. 17, the Symphony will perform a livestreamed concert called “Winter Fantasia,” playing scores from Johann Bach to William Boyce. Tickets are $20. The Symphony will host events leading up to the event, including a conversation with Eric McIntyre of Grinnell College about the music.
Noce: This popular downtown jazz club is hosting a week of holiday-themed performances this week, with shows continuing through Sunday. Find the full list here.
Des Moines Community Playhouse: The theater is presenting its own rendition of the holiday classic, “Miracle On 34th Street.” The story is told through a 1940s radio booth. In-person performances run through Dec. 20 at the John Viars Theatre. A recording will be available through Dec. 27.
Gateway Dance Theatre: This organization’s holiday performance will be virtual-only. Called “A New Day,” the story, a spin on the nativity scene, covers the birth of a son to a migrant couple in a garage, attracting such joyful attention that the police plan to arrest the parents for disturbing the peace. The performance will be available Dec. 12-31 on Gateway Dance Theatre’s social media platforms.