Nonprofit choir Family Folk Machine unites singers aged 5 to 75 to perform original and classic songs

In April of 2018, right near its fifth anniversary, Family Folk Machine (FFM), which had by then already become an institution in the Iowa City community, achieved another milestone: it became a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. The intergenerational choir’s goals had always been focused on fostering and serving the community — “We seek to […]

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PEACE Iowa and the Family Folk Machine host benefit concert in Iowa City

PEACE Iowa Benefit, featuring the Family Folk Machine Old Brick — Saturday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. The Peace Education and Action Center of Eastern Iowa (PEACE Iowa) will host a benefit concert at the Old Brick Church in Iowa […]

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The Awful Purdies and the Family Folk Machine kick off a ‘historical’ collaboration

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Lecture and Performance by the Awful Purdies Johnson County Historical Society — Sunday, Aug. 28 at 2 p.m. This June, the Family Folk Machine was awarded a grant from the Iowa Arts Council jointly with the Iowa City Senior Center, […]

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