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Iowa Juneteenth celebrations include premiere of ‘Cross-Examined,’ a play about desegregating Post-Emancipation Keokuk

Cross-Examined, a play by University of Iowa MFA playwriting candidate Margot Connolly, will be performed at the Coralville Public Library on Sunday, June 18 at 3 p.m. as well as the Keokuk Public Library on Monday, 19 at 6 p.m, as part of the local Juneteenth commemoration. Both events are free and open to the public. […]

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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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Coralville arena one step closer to reality

People may be going to hockey games and concerts come 2019 if progress on a new Coralville arena in the Iowa River Landing District continues as planned. Yet another item was checked off the to-do list earlier this week following a Coralville City Council meeting that approved a plan to collect $12 million in sales […]

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The largest anime convention in Iowa takes over the Coralville Marriott this weekend

AnimeIowa Coralville Marriott — Friday–Sunday July 29–31 Join convention sponsors the Mindbridge Foundation this weekend as eastern Iowa’s anime and manga convention AnimeIowa celebrates its 20th year. Attendance was only 150 strong at the inaugural event in 1997; now the convention caps attendance at 3,000. A wide variety of guests from artists to writers to […]

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