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Weekend Voices is a roundup of all the upcoming arts and entertainment events in Ames and Des Moines this upcoming weekend.

Events

"Good Boys" playing at Cyclone Cinema Thursday to Sunday

"I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change"; 7:30 p.m., Friday; Ames Community Theater (Theater)

Cold Pizza & Day Old Bread with Tom Hummer; 10 p.m., Friday; The Angry Irishmen, Ames (Music)

Dillinger Four; 7 p.m., Friday; Wooly’s, Des Moines (Music)

Emo Nite, Dan Marsala of Story Of The Year (DJ Set); 9 p.m., Saturday; Wooly’s, Des Moines

"Number The Stars"; 2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday; Black Box Theater, Ames (Theater)

Movies opening this weekend 

"Frozen 2" — Friday and Saturday at both North Grand and Cinemark

"A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood" — Friday and Saturday at both North Grand and Cinemark

Horoscopes by Gabby Lucas

Aries — Now is the perfect time to get cracking in your professional life, as productivity and straightforward communication skills will be at an all-time high. Use this week to broaden your horizons, try new things and get what you want — it’s your time to shine!

Taurus — An increase in emotional intensity is in store for you this week as romantic encounters become all the more frequent. Intellectual and social stimulation are both in your midst, as this week will work with you to sharpen your mind and send your life further on track — not just romantically.

Gemini — Redefining relationships and rebuilding burnt bridges are what next week will be all about. Take the time to reflect on the people who mean the most to you now and the people who were there for you in the past. How did they help you grow, and how can you help yourself grow even more?

Cancer — Fear not, for things are about to get better. In the midst of a slew of financial, productive and academic roadblocks, making plans with your loved ones should be number one on your agenda to help soften the blow and remind you that you are loved and it’s okay to struggle. What else are friends for?

Leo — Why not treat yourself this week? Whether it be hanging out with friends, taking yourself out to dinner or getting back into that old hobby you haven’t done in a while, use this time to follow your heart and empower yourself. Give yourself an extra pat on the back for making it to where you are now.

Virgo — This week would be a good time to reflect on what makes you feel comfortable, secure and overall, you. Re-organize your bedroom, take another look at your notes for that class you’re worried about and remember to breathe. Whilst you ground yourself, be prepared for an urge to break from routine and go outside the box a little. Have some fun — you deserve it!

Libra — Take this week to look back on any lessons you’ve learned recently. Ask yourself some personal questions. How are you really feeling? Where are you right now in the grand scheme of things? Where would you like to go from here, and how can you get there? While your mental health may need some extra attention, don’t forget to give your physical health some love, too. Hang in there; we’re all destined for great things!

Scorpio — Maintaining relationships, being transparent and reaching out to people are going to be your main vibes this week. Those emotions you’ve been holding back lately may break free, but your charming tact can help you clean up the mess. Now is the time to bring your natural fearlessness and wit to the forefront and be completely, unapologetically and spontaneously yourself.

Sagittarius — Take this time to brainstorm new ideas at work, in class and in your personal life as the opportunity for undiscovered passions increases this week. Your intuitive creativity and contagious personability will favor you well in your professional life. That being said, it’s never a bad idea to have a little more self-control. Try to find a way to implement some self-incentivization to encourage higher productivity. At the end of the day, balance is key!

Capricorn — All you do is work, and that isn’t always a good thing. Your first instinct may usually be to be as productive as possible during the dull moments, but you should use this week to forego that intuition and take more time for yourself instead. Maybe you can finally pick up that book you’ve “been meaning to start” to create a happy middle ground between work and play!

Aquarius — Your social butterfly tendencies will be in full effect this week. This week will be all about networking, connecting and making lasting impressions in the workplace, making for exciting new opportunities and even some new friends. Take this time to perform more random acts of kindness. You never know how helpful those extra karma points might be!

Pisces — With the holidays looming, spending time with your closest friends and loved ones are what this week is all about. Reach out to those you’ve fallen out of touch with, and take the time to be open and honest with those whom you may not be on good terms with. Now is the time to use that big heart of yours to spread love, honesty and forgiveness in times of trouble.

Release of the week

Milky Chance has finally dropped their long-awaited third studio album “Mind the Moon.” The trio released a project that toys with its listeners through their, frankly, weird sound. The “Stolen Dance” band has yet to drop a full project capable of wowing critics; “Mind the Moon” is no different. 

However, the listen-through wasn’t a disappointment by any means. All of the tracks still convey the feel-good Milky Chance vibe. The tracks “Daydreaming” and “Eden’s House” both stood out. The silky sound of “Daydreaming” keeps the listener hooked, while “Eden’s House” encapsulates the listener with some thought-provoking lyrics. Milky Chance has shown that their peculiar sound will always call for an interesting listen.

New Music Friday

03 Greedo & Kenny Beats – "Netflix & Deal"

Action Bronson – "Lamb Over Rice" EP

Animal Collective – "Ballet Slippers"

Beck – "Hyperspace"

Coldplay – "Everyday Life"

Flipp Dinero – "Love For Guala"

Leonard Cohen - "Thanks For The Dance"

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