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Rob Cline

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 16, 2017

Watching cat videos on the internet -- whether done earnestly or ironically -- has long been something of a private endeavor. Sure, you might share your favorites, but odds are...

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 12, 2017

Bend time and space to fit Constellations at Giving Tree Theater into your schedule. Jo Jordan and Kyle Shedeck, under the direction of Richie Akers, bring authentic emotion to a...

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 11, 2017

At the beginning and end of 'Conjure,' written by area poet and playwright Jennifer Rouse, the all-female cast joins hands and forms a circle, their faces turned inward toward one...

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 11, 2017

Two impressive pillars in the Shores Event Center frame the playing area for 'Men of Tortuga,' the first production of the Foundry Forge, part of a new arts endeavor headed...

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 9, 2017

This week, a new arts organization in Cedar Rapids will stage its first production. The Foundry Performance Laboratory presents Jason Wells’ Men of Tortuga under the banner of the organization’s...

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 8, 2017

Fields of Yogis will host “Choose How You Grow,” co-sponsored by Little Village, an ambitious festival committed to all things yoga, Aug. 11-13 in Cedar Rapids’ NewBo District.

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 3, 2017

As our national discourse coarsens, it can be difficult to know how to best respond to hateful words and actions in public confrontations. Positive Words and Actions — a Cedar...

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 3, 2017

Tournament of Drums Kingston Stadium -- Saturday, Aug. 5 at 7 p.m. The 2015 Colt Cadets perform at the Michigan City Prelim. -- video still Who says you need a...

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 2, 2017

Sometimes it takes two. Giving Tree Theater will host Duets on Thursday, August 3, at 8 p.m. All ticket proceeds will benefit Foundation 2, an essential human services organization offering...

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 1, 2017

Cedar Rapids writer Rob Merritt has seen his play, The Summerland Project, premiered as part of the Underground Festival in the intimate Grandon Studio at Theatre Cedar Rapids, produced on...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jul 27, 2017

The sixth edition of Three One Nine Music & Arts Festival, which focuses on bands based in the 319 area code, will take over Czech Village on Saturday, July 29....

Posted by Rob Cline | Jul 21, 2017

The Indian Creek Nature Center (5300 Otis Rd SE, Cedar Rapids), a longtime resource to nature enthusiasts, has recently updated and upgraded its campus. As part of that effort, the...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jul 12, 2017

Gail Naughton has announced she will retire in June 2018 from the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, an organization she has led since 2002. She is one of...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jul 12, 2017

“It’s been 15 years and when I leave it will be nearly 16, and that’s a long time.” So says Gail Naughton, president and CEO of the National Czech &...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jul 11, 2017

Keep an eye out for flying objects in Cedar Rapids this week. The 70th annual International Jugglers’ Association Festival is in town.

Posted by Rob Cline | Jul 7, 2017

In celebration of the release of Alisabeth Von Presley’s 'Diamonds in the Blackout,' here is a shockingly incomplete list of records by artists with ties to the Cedar Rapids area.