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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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Iowa Poll shows strong support for striking John Deere workers, as union members prepare to vote on new contract proposal

Iowans strongly support the workers over the company in the ongoing strike of UAW workers against Deere & Company, according to a new Iowa Poll. The poll published by Des Moines Register on Monday found 58 percent of respondents “side mostly” with the workers, while only 16 percent said they sided with the company. Seven […]

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Janice Weiner is running for Iowa State Senate

Janice Weiner will run for the Iowa State Senate instead of seeking reelection to the Iowa City Council in 2022. The first-term councilmember will campaign for the Democratic nomination in the newly drawn Senate District 45, whose area largely matches that of the current District 43, currently represented by Sen. Joe Bolkcom. Bolkcom announced earlier […]

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Donate toys and other gift items to help the Domestic Violence Intervention Program brighten the holiday season for kids

All year round the Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP) provides support and advocacy services for victims and survivors of domestic violence, and each year at this time, it also helps brighten the season for children with its Holiday Store. “The holidays can be a stressful time for families experiencing trauma and upheaval,” Alta Medea-Peters, DVIP’s […]

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