Young Professionals Show us what you've got in this year's Juice Costume Contest. Juice file photo.

Show us what you've got in this year's Juice Costume Contest. Juice file photo.

Friday YP essentials

Published on October 25th, 2013 | by Ameena Rasheed

Happening today:

  • Stop by the Court Avenue District’s Halloween party at the Court Avenue Brewing Company from 9 to 11 p.m. and have your photo taken by Juice staff. You’ll see your photos from our pop-up studio at and will be entered in our costume contest. First place will win $500, second place wins $300 and third place is a $200. See finalists and vote for your favorite to determine the winners starting at 8 a.m. Saturday.
  • Enjoy local comedians riffing on local (and not-so-local) things starting at 9 p.m. at The Beechwood Lounge, 416 E. Walnut St. Free.
  • More than 500 gallons of phosphorescent paint will be dumped on dancers while DJs play EDM starting at 7 p.m. at the Val Air Ballroom, 301 Ashworth Road, West Des Moines. The paint is fully washable and the wearing of white clothes is highly encouraged. Don’t worry about the historic ballroom; extra precautions are being taken to protect the dance floor and — again — the paint is fully washable. $20 in advance through, $25 day of show.
  • The MMA league Resurrection Fighting Alliance hosts its first event in Iowa with RFA 10: Rhodes vs. Jouban at 6:30 p.m. at Hy-Vee Hall, 730 Third St. Mike “Biggie” Rhodes and Alan Jouban headline the main event, with Justin Lawrence vs. Luis Saldana, Bruno Frazatto vs. William “Frankie” Osborne and others rounding out the main card. $25-$60 through


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Ameena is Online Editor for Juice Magazine. E-mail her at or follow her updates on Twitter @AmeenaRasheed.

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