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Eleanore Taft

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Feb 21, 2017

The NoDAPL movement is alive and well in Iowa, with numerous actions and events in the coming week. Tonight, supporters will rally ahead of the Iowa City Council meeting where...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Feb 14, 2017

Local bands take the stage at Trumpet Blossom on Feb. 25 at 6:45 p.m. to raise money for Girls Rock! Iowa City, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that teaches female, gender non-conforming...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Feb 9, 2017

Soil Strauss Hall, Hancher -- Thursday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m. The dancers in 'Soil,' L-R: Chankethya Chey from Cambodia, Nguyen Nguyen from Vietnam and Waewdao Sirisook from Thailand. --...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Feb 8, 2017

The most adorable couple of 2016. --  still via 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' trailer Sick of the same old same old? Want to shake up your Valentine’s Day? Little...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Feb 8, 2017

Iowa Valley Global Food Project Fundraiser Old Capitol Senate Chambers -- Sunday, Feb. 12 at 2 p.m. The Iowa Valley Global Food Project will break ground this spring at the...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jan 30, 2017

Protesters at the Eastern Iowa Airport Sunday, Jan. 29. -- photo by Eleanore Taft Nearly 200 protesters gathered at the Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids on Sunday in the...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jan 28, 2017

Iowa City Brewlab was crowded with locals making their voices heard in Des Moines and D.C. -- photo by Eleanore Taft Ordinary-people-turned-activists packed Iowa City Brewlab Friday night for "Postcards...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jan 28, 2017

Abraham.In.Motion during rehearsal at Hancher. Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. -- photo by Zak Neumann. Since Dance Magazine named him one of 2009’s “25 to watch,” Kyle Abraham has been making...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jan 23, 2017

Nearly half a million marchers gathered in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. -- photo by Jordan Sellergren The Women's March on Washington took place Jan. 21, drawing nearly...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jan 23, 2017

Iowans from both ends of the political spectrum were among the hundreds of thousands that attended the inauguration festivities in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 20. Some were Iowa natives and...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jan 19, 2017

Communal Breakfast Communal Kitchen Museum -- Saturday, Jan. 21 at 9 a.m. Breakfast is prepared in the communal kitchen -- photo courtesy of Amana Heritage Society Longing for a simpler...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jan 18, 2017

Kids wrote about their dreams, families, injustices they’d seen at school and anything else that moved them for an "I Have a Dream” wall during the Jan. 16, 2017 celebration...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jan 11, 2017

Environmental and social justice organization Indigenous Iowa has two events planned in Iowa City this weekend, featuring speakers and musical guests. One will take place at Trumpet Blossom Cafe and...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Dec 29, 2016

The Iowa Children's Museum will host a "Noon Year's Eve" party. -- photo by Adam Burke Looking for some family-friendly fun this weekend? The Iowa City and Cedar Rapids area...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Dec 21, 2016

Volunteers Shannen Johnson, Nancy Haggerty and Marin Swesey bag holiday groceries at the Johnson County Crisis Center Tuesday. -- photo by Eleanore Taft The Johnson County Crisis Center was packed...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Dec 15, 2016

Fashion to the Rescue Iowa River Landing -- Friday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. Bobber, dog model. Bobber loves tennis balls and swimming. Photo courtesy of Friends of the Animal...