Culture

Cedar Rapids couple opens LGBT-affirming church

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Rev. Tony White and his partner, Scott Niskanen, know what it’s like to be turned away from the church, and from t ... »

St. Ludmila celebrates century of history, looks to future

CEDAR RAPIDS — For the parish at St. Ludmila’s Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids, a 100-year history is no small feat. That’s wh ... »

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art transformation celebration

CEDAR RAPIDS — It’s hard to build a public conversation through a wall.

A last-minute architectural element — a ramp &#x ... »

Air show takes over Iowa City skies

IOWA CITY — Necks arched upward Saturday as thousands trained their gaze on an array of aircraft roaming the skies above Iowa City.

Th ... »

'Field' still resonates, 25 years later

DYERSVILLE — Kevin Costner and Dwyer Brown trotted to the infield. For a few minutes, the actors focused on playing catch. A usually commonpl ... »

Ideas flow in first of three Cedar Rapids art museum community forums

The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art is turning to the community to help frame its future.

A small group primarily of local artists help launch a s ... »

Cedar Rapids returns to 'Survivor' spotlight

Cedar Rapids police officer Sarah Lacina, 29, will have a million-dollar hometown cheerleader in her corner when her "Survivor: Cagayan" odyssey be ... »

Donation adds to Herbert Hoover museum's collection

A desk with secret compartments and a fire screen hand-embroidered by former first lady Lou Henry Hoover are among several items recently donated t ... »

'Humans of Iowa City' photo project documents faces in downtown places

Two men with long gray beards pause on the Ped Mall. A young man with a mohawk strolls through vendor tents at a Summer of the Arts festival. A wil ... »

Decorah artist's traditional carvings to be featured on PBS' 'Craft in America'

Harley Refsal of Decorah has carved a niche in folk artistry so deep that even the King of Norway has taken notice.

PBS has taken notice, too ... »

Children's Museum of Indianapolis is a destination for all ages

The first clue that the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is on a different order of magnitude than most institutions of its kind comes in its park ... »

Loretta Lynn cancels Cedar Rapids concert

Country music legend Loretta Lynn has canceled her previously postponed concert at the Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids, organizers announced Frid ... »