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Ongoing: Judge George Green honored in exhibit at CRPL

Cedar Rapids Public Library

As Long as the City Stands: Honoring Judge George Greene Cedar Rapids Public Library — Open until August, 2016 “His name is associated with a soon-to-be reopened public space in downtown Cedar Rapids,” reads a page on the History Center’s website, but, “the story of Judge George Greene—for whom Greene Square is named—isn’t necessarily familiar […]

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‘Deez Nuts’: A GOP debate cocktail

Here we go again. Tonight, courtesy of Fox Business Network and the Wall Street Journal, America’s favorite reality TV stars will stand behind podiums and shout between commercial breaks for several hours. Is it a strange new Jeopardy! theme week wherein contestants are rewarded for incorrect answers? No. Airing live from Milwaukee at 8 p.m. […]

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Yas Queen: Laverne Cox to Speak at the IMU in 2016

On the (fabulous, stiletto) heels of reports that she will play Dr. Frank-N-Furter in a Rocky Horror television remake, actress and transgender advocate Laverne Cox has been named a lecturer in the University of Iowa’s Just Living themed semester series. Cox recently received an Emmy nomination (Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series) for her […]

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Katy Perry to rally for Hillary Clinton in Des Moines

Who: Katy Perry, California Gurl What: You’re gonna hear her roar … at a rally for Hillary Clinton. When: Saturday, October 24 (exact time TBA), before the Iowa Democratic Party’s annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner Where: Downtown Des Moines (exact location TBA) Why: Because Madeline Albright is busy. Because somehow, maybe, feminism? Because you gotta reach millennials […]

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