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May 15, 2019

Nancy Cree Keyboard Learning Centers Celebrate 30th Anniversary

West Music, in partnership with the Nancy Cree Keyboard Learning Centers, is celebrating the Keyboard Learning Center’s 30th Anniversary. With 250 students across 3 locations, the Corridor’s most complete and comprehensive keyboard…
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May 15, 2019

Summer of the Arts announces the schedule for the revamped Soul & Blues Festival

JC The New King of Funk The Iowa Soul Festival is now the Soul & Blues Festival, changing the focus of the event to celebrate the Black Experience through the…
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May 15, 2019

Iowa City Community Theatre Auditions for “Pippin”

Auditions still ahead for our season opener,  from creative team Josh Sazon and Wes Habley! Robert A. Lee Rec Center June 7, 6-9 pm June 8-9, 2-5 pm With an…
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May 8, 2019

Celebrate Mother’s Day With These ICCA Partners

Cedar Ridge Winery and Distillery Celebrate Mother's Day this Sunday from 1-4 with live music from Dubuque native, Steve Kalmes! With 40+ years of Live Music in Rock, Blues and Country…
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May 7, 2019

Marion Arts Festival: Empty Bowls Project Expects to Surpass $110,000 Donated to Area Food Pantries

Empty Bowls Project Making its debut in 1996, the Marion Arts Festival's "Empty Bowls" project features the sale of 1,000 student-made ceramic bowls, with 100% of the proceeds used to…
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May 1, 2019

Making Iowa City the Greatest Small City for the Arts in America

The City of Iowa City has backed a major fundraising campaign for the historic Englert Theatre and FilmScene, both Downtown staples looking to have a lasting impact on the City's…
Partner News
May 1, 2019

Maifest: Spring Has Sprung

It’s MAY!!!! Warmer weather is here and the flowers are starting to bloom.  May means Maifest in the Amana Colonies and you’ll find the villages are ready for the summer…
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April 30, 2019

August Uptown Getdown Schedule Announced

Uptown Getdown will kick off its 2019 season on August 1. The series is held each Thursday night in August from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in City Square Park, Marion. Enjoy live…
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April 24, 2019

Dreamwell Theatre: “Tragedy: A Tragedy” and Announcing QueertopIA

Dreamwell Theatre is proud to present "Tragedy: A Tragedy" by Will Eno, April 26 and 27, and May 3 and 4, at Public Space One 120 N. Dubuque St., Iowa…
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April 24, 2019

Mount Vernon’s Chalk the Walk returns May 4 and 5; event to celebrate 50 years of Woodstock

MOUNT VERNON – The City of Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon Parks and Recreation, the Mount Vernon Area Arts Council and the Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Development Group (CDG) have announced the…
summer of the arts Partner News
April 24, 2019

Iowa City West High Student Selected to Receive Artist Commission from Toyota of Iowa City

Iowa City West junior Rong Zhou (Selina) Hua  has been selected by Toyota of Iowa City and Summer of the Arts to have an original painting commissioned as part of…
Call for Artists
April 17, 2019

Applications Open to Americans Age 15-18 for 2-Week Summer Writing Camps at the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program

Creative Writing Brings Students from the U.S. & Around the World to Short Summer Residencies in Iowa IOWA CITY, IOWA — The International Writing Program (IWP) welcomes students from all…
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April 17, 2019

The University of Iowa Department of Dance presents BFA Concert 2019: Rooting Upwards

Rooting Upwards. Credit: Jonah Terry Iowa City, Iowa—The University of Iowa Department of Dance is pleased to present Rooting Upwards, a BFA Concert featuring the work of Kaitlin Craven, Shannon…
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April 17, 2019

West Music & D’Addario To Host Guitar Restring Events Benefiting the United Action for Youth and Eastern Iowa Arts Academy

West Music & D’Addario To Host a Guitar Restring Event Benefiting the United Action for Youth Coralville, IA – April 20, 2019 – West Music Coralville, in partnership with D’Addario, will…
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April 10, 2019

The University of Iowa’s International Writing Program Launches the Women’s Creative Mentorship Project

The International Writing Program (IWP) at the University of Iowa is proud to launch the Women’s Creative Mentorship Project (WCM Project), in collaboration with the U.S. Department of State Bureau…
Partner News
April 9, 2019

Take a Bite: A Three Day Food Festival

If you love to eat and drink the Amana Colonies have the perfect event for you. The Amana Colonies present their Foodies Dream Festival — Take a Bite: A Three…
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April 8, 2019

2019 Cedar Rapids Independent Film Festival This Weekend, Special Guests

The 18th Annual Cedar Rapids Independent Film Festival is coming up this weekend, Friday, April 12th and Saturday, April 13th, 2019. Forty films covering all genres and lengths will be…
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April 3, 2019

Dreamwell Theatre, KaraokeCon III

Come join Dreamwell Theatre on Friday, April 12 at the Mill in Iowa City for one of our most fun fundraisers we do, Karaokecon III! Doors open at 7:30 and…
Partner News
April 3, 2019

West Music Hosts One-of-a-Kind Spring String Event

West Music, celebrating its 78th year of being a locally-owned and family operated music store, will hold its Spring String Fling event this April and May.  Six of West Music’s…
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April 3, 2019

CRMA Celebrates Opening of Two New Exhibitions; Bruce Beasley: A New Direction, and John Beckelman: Horizon Suite

The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) will celebrate the opening of two exhibitions with Artist Talks and an opening reception on Thursday, April 4 from 5:30 PM-7:30 PM.  …
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March 27, 2019

Summer of the Arts welcomes world-renowned jazz artists for Iowa City Jazz Festival

The usual mix of top stars, genre legends, and young talents comprise the lineup for the 2019 Iowa City Jazz Festival. July 5-7 will feature hours of free performances on…
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March 27, 2019

Corridor Jazz Project honors devoted teachers

Two Iowa music legends were also recognized at the concert. The family of John Shultz sponsored the appearance of the CR Washington High School Revolutionists. John was a legendary keyboardist and composer, with…
Partner News
March 27, 2019

Corridor Jazz Project celebrates student musicians

One of the region’s biggest jazz events, The Corridor Jazz Project, brought over 300 student musicians to the Paramount Theatre on March 5. Presented as a part of the Cedar…
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March 20, 2019

Silos and Smokestacks People’s Choice Awards

Several Silos and Smokestacks National Heritage Area Sites within the Iowa Cultural Corridor have been nominated for the People’s Choice Site of the Year 2019. Vote for your favorite Cultural…
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March 20, 2019

CBJ invites Coolest Places to Work nominations

NORTH LIBERTY – The Corridor Business Journal (CBJ) is seeking nominations for its 2019 Coolest Places to Work. Honorees will be recognized at an Aug. 27 awards banquet and featured…
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March 20, 2019

Collins Radio Documentary Chosen for Cedar Rapids Independent Film Festival

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Collins Story: Connecting the Moon to the Earth - Moon Talk has been chosen as an Official Selection to be exhibited at the 2019 Cedar Rapids…
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March 13, 2019

Applications Open for Summer Writing Programs at UI’s International Writing Program

Applications Open to Americans Age 15-22 for 2-Week Summer Writing Programs at the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program Creative Writing Brings Students from the U.S. & Around the World…
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March 7, 2019

Cedar Rapids Among Best Cities for St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

Cedar Rapids has been ranked 16th out of 200 U.S. cities as one of the best places to celebrate St. Patrick's Day! Different criteria were used to evaluate the rankings…
summer of the arts Partner News
March 6, 2019

Summer of the Arts Announces Officers and New Board Members

Summer of the Arts recently elected a new slate of officers and welcomed six new members to the Board of Directors for the fiscal year running from January 1 –…
Partner News
March 5, 2019

Corridor Business Journal’s 15th Annual Women of Influence

The Corridor Business Journal (CBJ) announces its 15th annual Women of Influence. Honorees will be recognized at an April 4 awards banquet and profiled in the April 8 issue of…
Partner News
February 27, 2019

Theatre Cedar Rapids Announces 2019-2020 Season

On February 25 Theatre Cedar Rapids hosted a season announcement event for subscribers, donors, and volunteers emceed by Katie Hallman, Executive Director and Angie Toomsen, Artistic Director, to announce the…
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February 27, 2019

City Circle Theatre Company announces its 2019–2020 season

City Circle Theatre Company of Coralville has announced its 2019–2020 season. The 2019–2020 season opens in September with The Christians by Lucas Hnath, a riveting drama about the complicated fallout when personal…
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February 27, 2019

RUN CRANDIC: Registration Open, Seeking Volunteers

RUN CRANDIC powered by the University of Iowa Community Credit Union is a unique athletic and social event that brings the Corridor together. In 2018, the marathon route started in…
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February 19, 2019

The Amana Colonies: Two Awards at 2019 Iowa Tourism Conference

The Iowa Tourism Office and the Travel Federation of Iowa presented awards recognizing excellence in the tourism industry on February 7th in conjunction with the 2019 Iowa Tourism Conference. Awards…
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February 19, 2019

Uptown Marion to Host ‘Progressively Uptown’ Event

Uptown Marion to Host ‘Progressively Uptown’ Event Uptown Marion, an Iowa Main Street District, is pleased to announce “Progressively Uptown” event. Enjoy a night out on the town for a…
Call for Artists
February 19, 2019

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Residency Program

Founded in 1981, by artists for artists, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts supports today’s artists through an international residency program, temporary exhibitions and commissions, and innovative public programs. Located in…
Call for Artists
February 19, 2019

Buchanan Center for the Arts, New Artist in Residence Program

The Buchanan Center for the Arts is seeking an artist for the new Artist in Residence program in Monmouth, Illinois. The residence will run from approximately June 1–September 15, 2019.…
Call for Artists
February 13, 2019

USArtists International Grant Opportunity

USArtists International supports performances by U.S. artists at important cultural festivals and arts marketplaces around the globe. Committed to the presence of U.S. based artists on world stages, USArtists International…
Call for Artists
February 12, 2019

Iowa Arts Festival: Application for Emerging Artist Pavilion

Summer of the Arts invites high school, college, and university students from across the state of Iowa to apply to be featured in this year’s Emerging Artist Pavilion at the…
Call for Artists
February 6, 2019

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art: Call for Entries

The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art announces a Call for Entries for upcoming exhibition, "Into the Blue," June 8 – September 15, 2019. In celebration of Iowa artists, the Cedar…
Call for Artists
January 31, 2019

Opportunity for Johnson County Up-and-Coming Artists

Summer of the Arts is excited to continue a collaborative project with Toyota of Iowa City to support and promote young, local, Johnson County artists. Creating a Legacy of Local Artists is…
summer of the arts Partner News
January 30, 2019

Summer of the Arts Receives Support from Kum & Go Foundation

Summer of the Arts is pleased to announce that they received a $5,000 grant from the Greater Des Moines Community Foundation on behalf of Kum & Go in support of…
Partner News
January 30, 2019

The Iowa Children’s Museum: The Robert E. Yager Active Learning Award 2019 Honorees

(Coralville, Iowa) - At The Iowa Children’s Museum, we believe in the Power of Play and in the positive impact of active learning on child development and education. Research overwhelmingly…
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January 11, 2019

Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation Grant Deadline

Next Grant Cycle The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation announces its first grant cycle for 2019 for local charitable nonprofits. Applications will be accepted through Friday, February 15, 2019 at…
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January 10, 2019

Think Iowa City: Livability Feature, Tourism Spending, Networking & More

Best Places for a Fresh Start Iowa City was selected for the #3 spot of 10 on Livability's 2019 list for the 10 Best Places to Get a Fresh Start.…
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January 9, 2019

Local artist Fred Easker to present a lecture and book signing at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art

Local artist Fred Easker to present a lecture and book signing of works in his new book Connected to Place: Landscape Paintings Sunday, January 20 from 1:00 PM to 3:00…
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November 20, 2018

ICCA’s Annual Meeting, Celebration of the Arts

ICCA's Annual Meeting, Celebration of the Arts, featured keynote speaker John Richard, an independent documentary filmmaker, video producer and photographer living in Iowa City, Iowa. For his keynote address at Celebration…
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November 6, 2018

“Saving Brinton” Filmmaker, John Richard, to speak at ICCA’s Celebration of the Arts

Tickets still available. Order before this Friday, November 9. ICCA's Annual Meeting, Celebration of the Arts, will feature keynote speaker John Richard, an independent documentary filmmaker, video producer and photographer living…
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November 6, 2018

Executive Director, Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre

Executive Director Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre The Position Cedar Rapids Opera Theater is accepting applications for the position of Executive Director from strong leaders with broad practical experience in administration,…
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October 25, 2018

Call for Iowa Artists: WINTER ARTS – 2019 Snow Sculpting Competition

January 23-26, 2019, Washington Park The Dubuque Museum of Art, in partnership with the City of Dubuque’s Art in the Park initiative and Winterfun, Inc., announces a call for entries…
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October 9, 2018

Event Coordinator, City of Marion

Job Title:  Part-Time Event Coordinator Company: City of Marion Location: Marion, Iowa Position Summary:  Are you a natural leader who thrives on planning and facilitating big events? Do you have…
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October 2, 2018

Order Tickets Now for ICCA’s Celebration of the Arts

Tickets available now. ICCA's Annual Meeting, Celebration of the Arts, will feature keynote speaker John Richard, an independent documentary filmmaker, video producer and photographer living in Iowa City, Iowa. He…
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September 19, 2018

Filmmaker John Richard Announced as Keynote Speaker at ICCA’s Celebration of the Arts

John Richard (director of cinematography) is an independent documentary filmmaker, video producer and photographer living in Iowa City, Iowa. He works on a variety of projects for clients including The Guardian, LA…
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August 27, 2018

Deadline Extended! Call for Nominations: 2018 ICCA Awards

The Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance will be hosting its annual meeting, Celebration of the Arts, on November 14, 2018, at South Slope Community Center. We are accepting nominations for the…
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August 27, 2018

Call for Applications: ICCA Board of Directors

The Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance is seeking several dedicated individuals to serve on ICCA's Board of Directors. Board members must be able to commit to attending the monthly ICCA Board…
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August 23, 2018

ICCA Announces Dawn Jones as Executive Membership Engagement Consultant

The Board of Directors of the Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance (ICCA) is excited to announce the addition of a new staff member for the Alliance. Dawn Jones will serve as…
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May 29, 2018

Iowa City, City of Literature

By John Kenyon, Executive Director of Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature The Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature organization hosted the annual meeting of UNESCO Cities of Literature in…
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May 8, 2018

ICCA Spring Member Mixer

ICCA is hosting its Spring Member Mixer at the National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library. All ICCA Partners are invited to attend. We also invite you to bring a…
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February 26, 2018

African American history is Iowa’s history, all year long

By LaNisha Cassell, guest columnist. Originally posted to The Gazette Nationwide celebrations of Black History Month may be coming to an end, but the African American Museum of Iowa provides communities…
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February 2, 2018

Museum Educator, African American Museum of Iowa

Museum Educator Overview This full-time position (40 hours/week) reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the Curator and Education Assistant to create and implement high-quality, mission-centered educational programming…
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January 30, 2018

Call for Artists: Iowa Arts Council Spring Art Exposé

IOWA CITY ART SHOW EXTENDS ARTIST APPLICATION DEADLINE All artists encouraged to apply to the 2018 Spring Art Exposé by FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23rd. Iowa City, IA, (Jan. 30, 2018) CALLING…
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January 23, 2018

Opportunity for Johnson County Up-and-Coming Artists

Summer of the Arts is excited to continue a collaborative project with Toyota of Iowa City to support and promote young, local, Johnson County artists. Creating a Legacy of Local Artists is…
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January 23, 2018

Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs Survey

The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs would like to hear from you. You are invited to respond to a brief survey about the Department and its three divisions - the Iowa Arts…
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October 26, 2017

Old Creamery Theatre – Main Stage 2018 Season Release

Old Creamery Theatre 2018 Season Release The Old Creamery Theatre is dedicated to performing high-quality, live professional theatre for audiences of all ages and interests. The company offers a wide…
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October 25, 2017

Theatre for Young Audiences 2018 Season

Theatre for Young Audiences 2018 Season Tickets: $10 per person Fancy Nancy – The Musical Book and Lyrics by Susan DiLallo; Music and Lyrics by Danny Abosch; Based on the…