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CONTENTS

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INSIDE THIS ISSUE

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VOLUME

002

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ISSUE

014

ON THE COVER

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People You Should Meet

Beau Laughridge was introduced to mixed martial arts with a swift kick to the head.

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Don’t know him? You Should.

Curious about the cool kids behind Hoopla? Find out all about the crew and how to join us.

In Circle

photography by CLIFF JETTE

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I’m Just Sayin’

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Editor Carly Weber shares the full scoop on Hoopla, what’s in this issue and whatever else she wants.

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Twitterpated

All the news you didn’t know you needed to know, plus Greg Dietzenbach’s comic, “Little fish, big pond.”

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FaveFive

A few of Kari Cooling’s favorite things: wine from Benz Beverage Depot and a cozy corner at Java Creek Cafe.

What’s got the Corridor all aTwitter? Dripping with sarcasm.

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In the Know

Bar Guide

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Thirsty? Craving some live music or want to croon with karaoke? Here’s how you find out where and when.

Taste Buds

Hungry? From neighborhood watering holes to fancy schmancy dining, these places might do the trick.

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Clean Plate Club

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Flicks

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Music Notes

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Get Out

Andrea Dietzenbach likes the personality and the pico at Gringos.

Dead Larry has a unique sound that, well, you’d expect from a band called Dead Larry.

Volume 2 , No. 14, Copyright 2009

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Hoopla

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April 2, 2009

Don’t wait for out-town guests to explore your own backyard.

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What’s coming, what’s here and what you better hurry to the multiplex to see before it’s just another title in your Netflix queue.

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Five Minutes

We want to know: What’s your favorite locally owned business?

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3 Things

Not sure what to do this week? Help Andy Frasco on his mission to Save the Music at Cocktails and Co.

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BehindtheBar

The Chrome Horse is back in the saddle after taking on 13-feet of water last June.

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Book Talk

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Calendar

Natalie Ditmars has the cliff notes on “Wicked” and “Son of a Witch.”

Quit whining that there’s nothing to do around here. We did the hard work. Go enjoy yourself.

Contact us: Hoopla 500 Third Ave. SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52406 Phone: 319.398.5821 Email: hoopla@hooplanow.com

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