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Best of the CRANDIC 2021: Community

The results are in! Browse the winners of Little Village’s 2021 Best of the CRANDIC competition in the Community category, representing readers’ favorite organizations, attractions and services in the Cedar Rapids-Iowa City area. Best Art Gallery or Museum Cedar Rapids Museum of Art 410 3rd Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, 319-366-7503, crma.org Best Arts Nonprofit Public […]

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Best of the CRANDIC 2021: Arts & Entertainment

The results are in! Browse the winners of Little Village’s 2021 Best of the CRANDIC competition in the Arts & Entertainment category, representing voters’ favorite artists, venues and events in the Cedar Rapids-Iowa City area. Best 2021 Album by a Local Artist The Great Unraveling by The Awful Purdies awfulpurdies.com Best 2021 Song by a […]

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Best of the CRANDIC 2021: Goods & Services

The results are in! Browse the winners of Little Village’s 2021 Best of the CRANDIC competition in the Arts & Entertainment category, representing voters’ favorite artists, venues and events in the Cedar Rapids-Iowa City area. Best Antique Store Artifacts 331 E Market St, Iowa City, 319-358-9617, artifacts-iowacity.com “ “So much space! I love having a […]

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Weekender, Nov. 24: ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas,’ ‘ThanksKilling 3,’ Mystery Science Theatre 3000

  READ THE LATEST | SUPPORT LITTLE VILLAGE | SHOP PERKS THE WEEKENDER Your weekly editor-curated arts compendium We’re catching you early this week to highlight some Wednesday events perfect for kicking off the long holiday weekend! Need an excuse to escape the fam this weekend? Perhaps some inspiration to help you engage with them in some truth-telling? Meet […]

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With stage magic, a newer text, TCR’s is not your mama’s ‘Cinderella’ (but she’ll still enjoy it!)

This past Friday, Theatre Cedar Rapids reopened its main stage for the first time since COVID-19 hit with Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella. Director Angie Toomsen brings the adapted stage play to life through the brilliant actors throughout every scene. The new libretto, written for the 2013 Broadway production by Douglas Carter Beane, brings the differences […]

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Exploring the Great Migration: Axis V installation at PS1 brings past into present

Axis V, on display at Public Space One‘s 229 N Gilbert St location, is a site-specific multimedia work by current Center for Afrofuturist Studies resident Bleue Liverpool, a New York-based interdisciplinary artist. The piece, according to copy provided, “conceptually transfigures the infrastructure of the gallery into a navigational axis line … travers[ing] both intimate geography […]

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Weekender, Nov. 18: TCR’s ‘Cinderella,’ Handel’s ‘Messiah,’ Vino Vérité ‘Ascension’

READ THE LATEST | SUPPORT LITTLE VILLAGE | SHOP PERKS THE WEEKENDER Your weekly editor-curated arts compendium Yes, it’s true that Thanksgiving isn’t even here yet—but if you’re someone who just can’t kick off those winter holidays soon enough, you’ll be pleased to know that festivities are beginning already, with that most ubiquitous unintentional Christmas tradition, Handel’s Messiah, on […]

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REVOICED, TikTok’s ‘new fave guy group,’ bring their vocal harmonies to the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts (Updated)

Update: On Thursday night, the Nov. 20 REVOICED concert was canceled. The Coralville Center for the Performing Arts will be providing refunds to ticket-buyers. Anyone with questions about refunds should email the CCPA box office or call 319-248-9370.   The Quire of Eastern Iowa will host a concert featuring the vocal ensemble REVOICED at the […]

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The Weekender, Nov. 11: Kansas, IowaWatch Virtual Storytelling, KidLit Pizzazz Festival

READ THE LATEST | SUPPORT LITTLE VILLAGE | SHOP PERKS THE WEEKENDER Your weekly editor-curated arts compendium Feeling those first twinges of seasonal gratitude? We’ve got you covered! This weekend is packed full with fantastic events to support amazing causes … and plenty of opportunities to indulge yourself, as well. FilmScene—Chauncey Pride at FilmScene: Days Nov 11 – 6:30pm […]

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