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CALENDAR

Thursday April 30

Comedy Amateur Night

8 p.m. Penguins Comedy Club, Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, Cedar Rapids. (319) 362-8133

Dance UI Department of Dance undergraduate concert

8 p.m. Space/Place Theatre, UI North Hall. (319) 384-0073

Out & About Poker Tournament to Support Bicycling Safety

7 p.m. Iowa City American Legion Post No. 17, 3016 Muscatine Ave., Iowa City. $30 buys you 800 chips. There will be one optional re-buy OR add-on for $20, which will get you 500 more chips. If you ride your bicycle to the event, you will get an extra 100 chips. (319) 330-5587

Exhibits “Passages”

9 a.m. MidwestOne Bank, Washington and Clinton streets, Iowa City

1 p.m. Marion Heritage Center, 590 10th St., Marion, (319) 447-6376

Literary Xu Xi Non-Fiction Reading

7 p.m. Prairie Lights Books, 15 S. Dubuque St., Iowa City. Free. (319) 337-2681

Stage on the Page Drama Discussion Group

10 a.m. Coralville Library, 1401 Fifth St., Coralville. Discussion of “Spring Awakening,” a musical by Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik. (319) 248-1850

Swept Away — Brought Together Writing Group

7 p.m. Johnson County Crisis Center, 1121 Gilbert Ct., Iowa City. (319) 351-0140

Music Tim Lowly and Matthew Ganong

8 p.m. Trinity Episcopal Church, 320 E. College St., Iowa City. Free. (319) 384-0072

Karaoke Pub Quiz Night and Karaoke

Film “Diary of a Superhero”

Karaoke by MK Productions

Fitness/Recreation/ Outdoors GWE Academy sports classes

6 p.m. GWE Academy, Marion, (319) 373-0892

8 p.m. Best Western Longbranch Hotel, 90 Twixt Town Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids. (319) 377-6386

Singin’ and Swingin’ Karaoke 8 p.m. Sip-N-Stir, 1119 First Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids. (319) 365-9067

Brian Holmes Karaoke

Food & Wine

6 p.m. Sammy’s Lounge, 5519 Center Point Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids. (319) 393-8174

Cooking in the Kitchen with Nina Cooking Classes

Performances

9 a.m. Yeast Breads. On the menu: Basic White and Whole Wheat Bread, Crescent Rolls, Dinner Rolls, Cinnamon Rolls, ApricotAlmond Braid and more. $75, includes a light lunch. (319) 393-7675

A Taste of Iowa Wine Event

6 p.m. Hy-Vee Edgewood Food Store. $10. (319) 378-0762

Lectures/Discussions Thursday Forum

9:15 a.m. Coe College, Cedar Rapids. Alma A. Turechek Professor of Music Richard Hoffman, Coe College’s own “Mr. Broadway,” closes out the Thursday Forum academic year in April by examining four relatively

May 1

Old Uptown Marion

7:30 p.m. Longbranch Restaurant and Convention Center, 90 Twixt Town Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids

7:30 p.m. UI, 101 Becker Communications Building, Iowa City. $5, with $1 going to Colleges Against Cancer, Relay for Life

Friday

new shows that have helped “save” Broadway. $10. (319) 399-8561

“Les Miserables”

7:30 p.m. Linn-Mar High School Auditorium, 3111 N. 10th St., Marion. $10, (319) 447-3069

Theater “The Lady with All the Answers”

1:30 p.m. Iowa Theatre Artists Company, 4709 220th Trl., Amana. (319) 622-3222, www.iowatheatreartists.org Also at 7:30 p.m.

“Always Patsy Cline”

3 p.m. Old Creamery Theatre, Amana. 1-(800) 35-AMANA, www.oldcreamery.com

Art Events Art Night in the Amana Colonies

4 p.m. Amana Colonies, throughout the Amana Colonies. (319) 622-3854

Comedy Dr. Jim Wand

8 p.m. Penguins Comedy Club, Clarion Hotel, Cedar Rapids

Finesse Mitchell

10 p.m. Iowa Memorial Union, Main Lounge, Madison & Market streets, Iowa City. $3 with UI student I.D., $7 for public. At the door: $5 with UI student I.D., $10 for public

Dance UI Department of Dance undergraduate concert

8 p.m. Space/Place Theatre, North Hall, Iowa City. (319) 384-0073

Trivia Night & Spaghetti Dinner 6 p.m. Central Park Presbyterian Church, 1700 B Ave. NE, Cedar Rapids. $20; $160 for table of eight. (319) 398-5822, www. cedarrapids.younglife.org

Spirits of Spring

7 p.m. Cedar Rapids Marriott, 1200 Collins Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids. Benefits Variety — The Children’s Charity. $40 in advance, $50 at the door. (319) 369-7806, www. varietyiowa.com

Literary 7 p.m. Prairiewoods, 120 E. Boyson Rd., Hiawatha. Farm Sanctuary President and Co-founder Gene Baur for a number of special events as a part of his promotional book tour.

Author Talk

8 p.m. Frank Conroy Reading Room, Dey House, University of Iowa, Iowa City. Fiction writer Z.Z. Packer will read.

Eclypse Karaoke

4 p.m. Noelridge Park, Greenhouse Parking Lot, Cedar Rapids. (319) 286-5699

9 p.m. VIP Lounge, 648 Eighth St., Marion, (319) 377-9082

Film

Singin’ and Swingin’ Karaoke

Corn Belt Walking Horse Show 7 p.m. Kirkwood Community College, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids. Free. (319) 398-7107, www.iowaequestrian. com

Brian Holmes Karaoke

6 p.m. Sammy’s Lounge, 5519 Center Point Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids. (319) 393-8174 6 p.m. The Wheel’er Inn, 895 Blairs Ferry Rd., Marion. (319) 373-4212

Out & About

Parrot over 50

6 p.m. The Refuge, 1810 Blairs Ferry Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids. House band Yeshua Fire. (319) 550-2313

WEDNESDAY - SATURDAY 6PM - 2AM

LET’S GET ROCKED!

Wed. Night - $3 Cover Thurs. Night - $5 Cover All you can drink mixed wells.

Saturday, May 2 Cedar Rapids, IA

The Watson-Adamson Duo

Jazz with Eddie Piccard

Ignite Christian Radio

7 p.m. Coggon Opera House, 209 E. Main St., Coggon. $10. (319) 286-2460

www.myspace.com/volumecr and facebook volumelivemusic

Night life

Taste of Jazz Under The Stars

10 a.m. Brucemore, 2160 Linden Dr. SE, Cedar Rapids. (319) 362-7375, www. brucemore.org

“Death and Taxes”

Karaoke

Food & Wine

Free Brucemore Mansion Tours

7:30 p.m. Ara Gallery & Interiors, 4850 Armar Dr. SE, Cedar Rapids. Tickets: (319) 366-2520

Friday, May 1 Concrete Blanket!!!

9 p.m. Sip-N-Stir, 1119 First Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids. (319) 365-9067

1 p.m. Carl and Ernie’s Good Time Pub and Grub, 161 Highway 1 W., Iowa City. (319) 337-4422

5:30 p.m. Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids. (319) 398-5446

Lynne Rothrock — ‘I Love Being Here’ Concert

at Volume!!

Karaoke by Rock and Thunder

Noelridge Farmers Market

Fitness/Recreation/ Outdoors

7:30 p.m. Linn-Mar High School Auditorium, 3111 N. 10th St., Marion. $10. (319) 447-3069.

GIRLS PARTY NIGHTS

Karaoke

Farmers Markets

7:30 p.m. UI, 101 Becker Communications Building. Iowa City. $5, with $1 going to Colleges Against Cancer, Relay for Life

“Les Miserables”

Theater

David’s Place Q & A

9 p.m. Best Western Longbranch Hotel, 90 Twixt Town Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids. (319) 377-6386

“Diary of a Superhero”

The Java House, 211 1/2 E. Washington St., Iowa City.

KARAOKE: Wednesday & Saturday

7 p.m. Lighthouse Inn, 6905 Mount Vernon Rd. SE, Cedar Rapids. (319) 362-3467 7 p.m. Bobbers Grill, 1850 Scales Bend Rd., North Liberty. (319) 365-3474

Drag Show

Wrigleyville Golf Outing

May 17 • 4 Man Best Shot at St. Andrews Inquire with bartender for sign up

9 p.m. Hamburger Mary’s, 222 Glenbrook Dr. SE, Cedar Rapids. (319) 378-4627

$2 Tall Boys • $1.50 Bottles • During Cubs Games

Performances

Tuesday Special 7pm - 2 am

Java Blend

Nightly Specials

$10 Dollar All You Can Drink Wells

Noon

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