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MCC hosts 6th Annual National Poetry Month event at the Orpheum

Marshalltown Community College will celebrate National Poetry Month with “The United State of Poetry” on Monday, April 16, at the IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center. The event will include a variety of classical poetry readings beginning at 7 pm. A few readers are still being recruited, but many will be MCC students. Organizers anticipate that the…

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Orpheum to hold Jean Seberg Festival of the Arts Nov. 3-5

The 7th annual Jean Seberg Festival of the Arts will take a fond look back at the life and career of actress (and Marshalltown native) Jean Seberg, as well as celebrating her legacy with a Reader’s Theater, roundtable discussion, symposium, and showings of three of her films. The IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center will host this…

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Orpheum hosts Blues & BBQ on Oct. 21

On Saturday, Oct. 21, the IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center hosts its annual Blues & BBQ event from 7 to 9 pm in the Orpheum Black Box Theater, 220 E. Main St., Marshalltown. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased in advance by calling 641-844-5921, or by visiting the Orpheum Theater Office. The ticket price includes…

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Ruthie Foster Concert is July 8 in Marshalltown

Grammy-nominated Blues artist Ruthie Foster will perform at the Orpheum Theater Center in Marshalltown on Saturday, July 8, from 7 to 9 pm. Presented by R.S. Stover, the concert will be performed in the Orpheum’s Black Box Theater. Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased in advance at the Orpheum. Foster hails from the…

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Midwest Gypsy Swing Fest-On-The-Road comes to Orpheum Theater on May 4 featuring Harmonious Wail & the Gonzalo Bergara Trio

The Midwest Gypsy Swing Fest-On-The-Road traveling music festival will come to The Orpheum Theater Center in Marshalltown on Thursday, May 4, at 7 p.m. The festival features Madison, Wisconsin’s renowned Harmonious Wail and the Gonzalo Bergara Trio from Argentina. Tickets are $12.50 each. The Orpheum Theater is at 220 E. Main Street in Marshalltown; Phone: 641-844-5921,…

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MCC hosts 5th Annual National Poetry Month event at the Orpheum

Marshalltown Community College will celebrate National Poetry Month with “The United State of Poetry” on Thursday, April 20, at the IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center. The event will begin with light refreshments at 6:30 pm, followed by a variety of classical poetry readings beginning at 7. A few readers are still being recruited, but organizers anticipate…

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Orpheum Theater serves up ’18 Men Who Cook’

Eighteen local men will be flexing their culinary muscles for a good cause this month. The first-ever “18 Men Who Cook” fundraiser for the Orpheum Theater Center is scheduled for Saturday, April 29, at the Orpheum, 220 E. Main St. in Marshalltown. The doors will open at 6 pm, and serving will begin promptly at…

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Orpheum hosts University of Iowa’s Dancers in Company April 15

The IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center will host a free performance by the University of Iowa’s “Dancers in Company” on Saturday, April 15, from 7 to 9 pm. The performance will be held in the Orpheum’s Black Box Theater. The UI’s premiere touring dance company, Dancers in Company is now in its 33rd year. The company…

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Kevin Brockmeier reading is April 6 at the Orpheum

The IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center will feature a reading by author Kevin John Brockmeier on Thursday, April 6, from 7 to 9 pm. Brockmeier, a writer of fantasy and literary fiction, will be reading from his novel “The Brief History of the Dead” and will answer questions from the audience. Brockmeier’s stories have been printed…

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Jen McClung will perform Mar. 11 at the Orpheum

The IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center will feature Jen McClung in concert on Saturday, March 11, from 7 to 9 pm. Known as a poet, artist and musician, McClung lives in Ames, teaches at Iowa State University, and recently released her third album, Wildfire. With a master’s degree (MFA) in Writing and several literary awards to…

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