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Genevieve Trainor

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Apr 21, 2017

"Our production is laced with the knowledge that we all have the ability to out-of-sight-out-of-mind the woes of the world," director Rachel Howell said in an email. "We've tried to...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Apr 20, 2017

It's not your average night out at The Mill. Through the efforts of Rich LeMay and Luke Spurlock-Brown, working together as Run of the Mill Theater, the restaurant -- most...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Apr 3, 2017

Green Gravel Comedy Festival announced today that passes for its fourth annual festival will go on sale today, April 3, beginning this afternoon. In conjunction, the festival, which runs May...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Apr 2, 2017

Kelly Link Prairie Lights -- Tuesday, April 4 at 4 p.m. Hancher -- Tuesday, April 4 at 6 p.m. Kelly Link will read at Hancher on Tuesday, April 4. --...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Mar 31, 2017

Iowa City's non-profit incubator the James Gang is engaging in some re-branding this spring, and it all kicks off with a logo design contest running the month of April.

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Mar 27, 2017

Hippo Campus, w/ Anthony Worden Gabe's -- Wednesday, April 26 at 8 p.m. St. Paul's Hippo Campus returns to Gabe's in April. -- video still from "Boyish" University of Iowa's...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Mar 22, 2017

Last Thursday, March 16, when Theatre Cedar Rapids announced their 2017-18 season (see below), they welcomed with it a new executive director. Katie Hallman, most recently of New Orleans, took...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Mar 15, 2017

The Cedar Rapids Public Library joins forces with the Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission to present a free day of cultural exploration at the library on Saturday, March 18. The...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Mar 14, 2017

Occasionally, a recording reaches out of the speakers and grabs you -- shakes you -- doesn’t invite but demands that you trip with it along whatever imagined pathways it produces....

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Mar 13, 2017

The Green Gravel Comedy Festival hits its fourth year in 2017, and is accepting performer submissions starting today, March 13, at noon. The rates to submit are $15 for Iowa...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Mar 3, 2017

Several years ago -- or, in storybook parlance, Once Upon a Time -- a long-lost creek in northeast Iowa came back to life. It did so with the help of...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Mar 2, 2017

If you're determined to be in the room where it happens, you'll have to plan ahead. Since demand is expected to be so high for Leslie Odom Jr.'s appearance late...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Feb 27, 2017

Tomorrow -- Feb. 28, 2017 -- goes by multiple names in different cultures and contexts. Some call it Shrove Tuesday. Others know it as Mardi Gras. In some circles it's...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Feb 16, 2017

Writing from Start to Finish, with Mary Swander Iowa Writers' House -- Saturday, Feb. 18 at 10 a.m. - Sunday, Feb. 19 at 3:30 p.m. Iowa Poet Laureate Mary Swander...