Arts & Culture

Celebrate Kwanzaa in Keokuk

Kwanzaa takes its name from the Swahili phrase “matunda ya kwanza,” which means “first ...

Enjoy some lakeside listening in Okoboji

The Pearson Lakes Art Center has offered cultural programs in Iowa’s Great Lakes since ...

See ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ in Pella Opera House

Iowa’s own Donna Reed of Denison starred with Jimmy Stewart in the 1946 classic ...

Sure ‘It’s a Wonderful Life,’ but it’s complicated, too

Donna Reed’s hometown pays homage to her most popular movie. Photo: Snyder & Associates ...

Elvis lives on in Iowa City

A hunka Hawkeye burnin’ love premieres Dec. 13 in a film called “Elvis Isn’t ...

Celebrate all things Iowa at the State Historical Building

It doesn’t get more Iowan than a local rock band. So see The Punching ...

Rodents infest the state (in ‘The Nutcracker’)

“The Nutcracker” takes the stage Dec. 9-10 at the Adler Theatre in Davenport. Photo: ...

Better watch out: Julenisse is coming to town

Revelers encircle a tree during Juletrefest in Decorah. Photo: Vesterheim Vesterheim, the Norwegian-American museum ...

Winterset welcomes the winter solstice

Holiday shoppers visit the Winterset Livery. Photo: Madison County Chamber of Commerce It’s quite ...

Fa-la-la-lasers in Council Bluffs

With steampunk style and electric violins, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra mixes classics and modern rock. ...