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Weekender, October 22: Collage of African American composers, “RBG”, Amy Friedl Stoner and other local events this weekend

The editorial review of virtual and remote events not to be missed this weekend is here! Don’t miss the very first virtual Vino Truth on October 23, presented by Little Village, Bread Garden Market and FilmScene. If you would like to receive the Weekender in your inbox every Thursday, sign up for our newsletter.

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October 16 – October 25 – 7:30 p.m.

Riverside Theater presents a play about duty, identity and motherhood. A fighter pilot becomes pregnant and is forced to give up her wings. Ft. Katy Hahn.

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WorldCanvass: The Pursuit of Racial Justice

October 22 – 5:30 p.m.

The first program in the free WorldCanvass series (registration required) is part of the University of Iowa’s Art and the Pursuit of Justice series.

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Jay Holstein: A Golden Legacy of Learning

October 22 – 5:30 p.m.

University of Iowa Professor Jay Holstein Delivers Gold Lecture; the elders reflect on its impact. Registration required.

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Sessions Without Touching 20 // Denny Richards

October 22 – 8:00 p.m. (CDT)

No Touching Sessions is a crowd-free concert series recorded in an empty hall in Gabe’s Iowa City presented by Threshold Apprehension Sound. New concert broadcast every Thursday at 8 p.m.

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The Non-Fiction Writing Program Presents: Andre Perry, Melissa Febos and Louisa Hall

October 23 – 7:00 p.m.

Prairie Lights features The Non-Fiction Writing Program’s Faculty Reading, featuring Andre Perry, Melissa Febos, and Louisa Hall, presented by students from NWP. Registration required.

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Music from the Margins: Collage Concert by an African-American Composer

October 23 – 7:30 p.m.

This collaborative concert is part of the Arts and the Pursuit of Racial Justice series from the University of Iowa Arts Advancement Committee.

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Amy Friedl Stoner in concert

October 23 – 7:30 p.m.

Theater Cedar Rapids continues its TCR Anywhere series with cabaret selections from singer Amy Friedl Stoner.

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‘Art’

October 23 – 7:30 p.m.

City Circle Theater Company presents ‘ART’ by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton.

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Bijou & OWLSS present RBG

October 23 – 8:00 p.m.

This screening of the ‘RBG’ biopic is presented jointly by the Bijou Film Board and the University of Iowa Law Students and Staff Organization.

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Out of the box: ‘(R-Montana)’

October 23 – 8:00 p.m.

Mirrorbox Theater presents ‘(R-Montana)’ by Kitt Lavoie.

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Stanley Creates: a marbling of paper inspired by “Fluidity”

October 24 – 2:00 p.m. (CDT)

Stanley Creates is an interactive program for children and teens to learn artistic creation techniques using everyday materials.

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‘Art’

October 24 – 7:30 p.m.

City Circle Theater Company presents ‘ART’ by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton.

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Amy Friedl Stoner in concert

October 24 – 7:30 p.m.

Theater Cedar Rapids continues its TCR Anywhere series with cabaret selections from singer Amy Friedl Stoner.

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‘Art’

October 25 – 2:00 p.m.

City Circle Theater Company presents ‘ART’ by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton.

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Rising stars: a virtual performance

October 25 – 7:00 p.m.

Revival Theater Company presents a program of the community’s rising stars, performers ages 8-22.

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Marilynne Robinson in conversation with Lan Samantha Chang

October 26 – 7:00 p.m.

Lan Samantha Chang, director of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, talks to Marilynne Robinson about her new book, “Jack”. Presented by Prairie Lights and the Iowa City Book Festival.

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Vino Truth: “Agent taupe”

October 26 – 8:00 p.m.

FilmScene, Little Village and Bread Garden Market present home wine and dessert to accompany a virtual reception with “The Mole Agent” director Maite Alberdi. The film will begin screening on October 23.

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