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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.

Posted by Rob Cline | Jul 6, 2017

Alisabeth Von Presley is arguably the living embodiment of “go big or go home.” And as her musical career continues to pick up steam, she has no intention of sitting...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jul 6, 2017

This weekend, LEGOs return to Lindale. The exhibit, featuring eleven large LEGO displays scattered throughout the mall, officially opens Saturday, July 8.

Posted by Rob Cline | Jul 6, 2017

The fourth edition of AsianFest, a free event at the McGrath Amphitheater in downtown Cedar Rapids, will be held this Saturday, July 8, from noon to 10:30 p.m.

Posted by Rob Cline | Jul 5, 2017

June may be over, but you can’t contain LGBT pride in a single month. This Friday night, July 7, is Pride Night at the Cedar Rapids Kernels game. Discounted tickets...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jul 3, 2017

Leslie Charipar is facing cancer by doing what she does best: creating. -- photo courtesy of Leslie Charipar By any measure, Leslie Charipar has lived through a couple of lousy...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jul 2, 2017

For a story set in Thatcher-era England, 'Billy Elliot The Musical' has surprisingly strong connections to Eastern Iowa. There’s Alex Ko, an Iowa City native who played the title character...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jun 30, 2017

An idea with its roots in Europe has become a summer tradition at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library (NCSML). For the third consecutive year, the organization is...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jun 27, 2017

A small crowd gathered for the unveiling of a big mural in downtown Cedar Rapids on Monday evening. Murals and More, which is steadily creating the Cedar Rapids Mural Trail,...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jun 15, 2017

Wanna throw some discs into some baskets in the greater Cedar Rapids area? Of course you do. There are two upcoming events and three courses to get you started.

Posted by Rob Cline | Jun 12, 2017

When you think of the Czech Village and New Bohemia areas of Cedar Rapids, golf probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But an upcoming fundraising event will...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jun 7, 2017

The Cedar Rapids Municipal Band is entering its 67th season, and over that period it has only had a handful of conductors. Here’s a list of five folks who have...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jun 7, 2017

Seven days. Seven museums. An opportunity to explore some of Cedar Rapids’ treasures.

Posted by Rob Cline | Jun 7, 2017

Years ago, Slayton Thompson was playing drums in the Marion Community Band. After a performance, he clapped the teenaged piano player on the back and told him, “When you grow...