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Eurydice takes Center Stage in Final Spring Performance

A performance of Eurydice April 11-14, Ballantyne Auditorium A classic Greek love story comes with a twist in Kirkwood Community College’s production of “Eurydice.” In this theatrical performance, the Orpheus myth is reimagined through the eyes of his wife, Eurydice, who must choose between her husband and her father. When Eurydice dies on her wedding […]

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Kirkwood Spring Jazz Concert Features Chicago Jazz Fixture

A past Kirkwood Spring Jazz Concert A well-known fixture on the Chicago jazz scene will showcase his talents at Kirkwood’s Spring Jazz Concert. The John Carlson Quartet, now based in eastern Iowa, is the headlining act at this year’s performance. The concert is Friday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m., in Ballantyne Auditorium. Kirkwood Instrumental Jazz […]

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Kirkwood Theatre Alum Wins Prestigious Competition

Tony Stratton He’s gone from the back of the stage to the front. The years of hard work are paying off for Kirkwood Community College Theatre alum Tony Stratton. He just won the prestigious Irene Ryan Scholarship at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region V competition in January. Stratton graduated from Kirkwood in […]

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Photography Across the Decades at Iowa Hall Art Gallery

An example from the exhibit A retrospective of images from the past to the present Different styles, different settings, different equipment, different times. The upcoming Iowa Hall Art Gallery will showcase photography from longtime Kirkwood Community College Art Instructor Helen Grunewald and many of her former students. The images range from the 1970s and 80s, using […]

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Kirkwood Vocal Jazz Fest Postponed until March 29

New York Voices Tickets will be honored at the March 29 concert [Updated 2/20, 2 p.m.] Due to impending winter weather Thursday into Friday, Kirkwood’s Vocal Jazz Fest has been postponed from Friday, February 22 until Friday, March 29. The Vocal Jazz Fest includes high school students from around Iowa singing and being critiqued by […]

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Steve Martin Comedic Play Coming to Kirkwood

What if Einstein had drinks at a bar with Picasso? “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” plays February 7-10 Imagine Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso sitting at a bar debating the value of genius and talent. Now think of what they’d say if actor/comedian Steve Martin was feeding them lines. That’s what an audience will enjoy […]

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