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Postcards and Pale Ale: Local group speaks out through postcards to legislators

Ordinary-people-turned-activists packed Iowa City Brewlab Friday night for “Postcards and Pale Ale,” an event organized by Johnson County Supervisor Kurt Friese. Attendees filled out stamped postcards to send to congressmen, state legislators and even President Donald Trump. By the end of the night, the box was filled with over 1,000 postcards. After the Women’s March […]

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Iowa Voices: During inauguration, Iowans celebrate and protest in the streets of D.C.

Iowans from both ends of the political spectrum were among the hundreds of thousands that attended the inauguration festivities in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 20. Some were Iowa natives and some were transplants, some celebrating and some protesting. Little Village sought them out and asked them three questions. These were their answers. (Responses have been edited […]

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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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Iowa City youth raise their voices at MLK celebration

Monday’s celebration of the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Iowa City’s Grant Wood Elementary elevated the voices and highlighted the accomplishments of youth in the community. “There’s so many groups in the Iowa City Community School District that we wanted to showcase here through the performances and the speakers, because it’s […]

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Party to fight the pipeline this weekend

Environmental and social justice organization Indigenous Iowa has two events planned in Iowa City this weekend, featuring speakers and musical guests. One will take place at Trumpet Blossom Cafe and the other at Blue Moose Tap House. Dave Zollo, Ralston Creek Ramblers and Strange Brew Trumpet Blossom Cafe — Saturday, Jan 14 at 6 p.m. […]

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Ringing in the new year, family-style

Looking for some family-friendly fun this weekend? The Iowa City and Cedar Rapids area offers a plethora of activities to ring in the New Year with the kids. Noon Year’s Eve Party Iowa City Public Library — Saturday, Dec. 31 at 11:30 a.m. Cedar Rapids Public Library — Saturday, Dec. 31 at 10 a.m. North […]

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