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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 Genevieve Trainor | Jul 20, 2017

This Saturday, July 22, the sounds of soul will waft over the Cedar River with Cedar Rapids' first Rhythm and Soul on the River festival. For event organizer Richard Burdine,...

Posted by Rachel Korach Howell | Jul 16, 2017

There is an incredible adaptability inherent in theatre and I rejoice inside when I get the opportunity to explore it along with a group of artists and their audience. I...

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 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 Eleanore Taft | Jun 28, 2017

Photo by Karen Desuyo Cedar Rapid's Pride festival is blowing up this year with a full week of events from Sunday, July 2 through Sunday, July 9. Saturday's main event,...

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 Eleanore Taft | Jun 12, 2017

Complacency getting you down? Get up, get out and get involved around Cedar Rapids and Iowa City.

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

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...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jun 6, 2017

When he’s excited about a subject, Kwame Alexander speaks in a rapid-fire flow, an improvised musical line that takes a theme and mines it for meaning and possibility. Take, for...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jun 1, 2017

Revival Theatre Company Presents: Victor/Victoria Dows Fine Art Center at Coe College -- through Sunday, June 4 Nina Swanson as Victoria in Revival Theatre Company's production of 'Victor/Victoria.' -- photo...