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Old 10-31-2011, 06:34 PM
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Ok, so I have a weird question: I am looking for good suggestions of locations to go for "Man On The Street" style interviews...you know, quick, relaxed style questions that I can record on camera. I am a youth pastor and what to be able to ask random people quick questions, no hidden agendas or anything, that I can show to students at youth group. In Chicago, I can go to Michigan Ave, or Navy Pier, or parks or whatever...there are lots of random people to work with. Des Moines though? I am drawing a huge blank on a good public place to just plain chat with people. I dont want to go to malls or other businesses...I dont want to be "that guy" that annoys business owners and their customers. Any tips?
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Old 10-31-2011, 06:45 PM
Location: Des Moines
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Pappajohn Sculpture Garden, Gray's Lake Park, Nollen Plaza, Court Avenue or even the state capitol grounds, the skywalks during lunch hour...
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Old 11-01-2011, 09:09 AM
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Too bad the Saturday downtown farmer's market is done for the season, there would be tons of people to chat with there!
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Old 11-01-2011, 09:41 AM
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Kaleidoscope and the rest of the skywalk system usually get a lot of foot traffic. Court Avenue as well, and the East Village. If you want to get out of downtown, you could try Valley Junction.
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