Do something different for lunch this month when the Downtown Community Alliance and Des Moines Performing Arts kick off the 2014 Lunch Unplugged Concert Series on Thursday, Feb 27. Now in its fourth year, Lunch Unplugged features a variety of local performances, all of which happen over the lunch hour. Concerts are held in the Temple Theater at The Temple for Performing Arts, 1011 Locust St., from noon to 1 p.m. This year's series kicks off with local musical group The Parlours. Tickets are $5 per person and go on sale Feb. 10. Tickets can be purchased online, by phone at 515-246-2300, at the Civic Center ticket office, or at Temple Theater 30 minutes before each show. To see a full lineup of concerts, visit