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ITAC’s ‘Woody Guthrie’s American Song’ is both timely and timeless

Playing through Sept. 24, the Iowa Theatre Artists Company presentation of Woody Guthrie’s American Song (conceived and adapted by Peter Glazer) testifies to the timeless power of music to bear witness to the hopes and horrors that confront the modern world. […]

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Buy Me a Sword: Iowa Renaissance Festival brings the life and times of centuries past back to the Amanas

Hear ye, hear ye: The Iowa Renaissance Festival and Gathering o’ Celts will transmogrify Middle Amana Park into a historical wonderland for the next two weekends, featuring feast and potation fit for royalty, mercantile from all the sovereign lands and various performances in the courtyard, from jousting to swordfighting to the arcane arts. […]

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Serving up history Saturday in the Amanas

Communal Breakfast Communal Kitchen Museum — Saturday, Jan. 21 at 9 a.m. Longing for a simpler time? Get a taste of history this Saturday, Jan. 21 at the Amana Heritage Society’s Communal Kitchen Museum (1003 26th Ave.) in Middle Amana as part of the Amana Colonies’ Winterfest. Guests can observe the old wood-burning hearth in […]

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