Music University, an event organized by Des Moines Music Coalition, kicks off Friday. A "plug-in" event will be hosted by Midwestix and held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Turner Jazz Center, 2505 Carpenter Ave. on the Drake University campus. The event will highlight music from members of Parranderos and their upcoming Project to Puerto Rico. An exhibition "The Material Aspect: 50 Years of Popular Music Packaging", which will be on display until 8 p.m. at the Anderson Gallery. Food and drinks are free to those wishing to network. There's no cost to attend the plug-in event, but online registration is required. More information on Music University can be found online.