Entertainment

Cook Club: The bee’s knees

Holiday season is in full swing, and that means plenty of family gatherings, office parties and get-togethers with friends. Whether you're looking for ...

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14 Shows to Binge Watch Over Thanksgiving Weekend

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - For many, the holidays are a time for family bonding, feasting... and binge-watching. The long Thanksgiving weekend provid ...

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Actor says no apology needed for ‘Hamilton’; remarks to Mike Pence

WASHINGTON - An actor from the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton" who angered Donald Trump when he appealed onstage for Vice President-elect Mike Pence t ...

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From the Pantry: Brown bananas are perfect for banana bread

I am a bit of a banana fiend. Instead of an apple a day, I eat a banana a day. When I was pregnant with my second child, I averaged two bananas a day ...

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University of Iowa names Jim Leach as interim art museum director

IOWA CITY - Former U.S. Rep. Jim Leach was named Monday as the interim director of the University of Iowa Museum of Art as plans move ahead to unveil ...

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Big Grove Brewery chef in national spotlight

SOLON - Big Grove Brewery's executive chef, Ben Smart, hadn't planned to be a chef. But now he's bringing national attention to Iowa with recognition ...

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Cook Club: Save sage for a winter taste of summer

As the weather cools and the year moves into November, most fresh produce has faded. Summer's juicy tomatoes and crisp cucumbers are, sadly, a mere me ...

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Everybody Eats: Some ingredients you need to have on hand

Are there things you always seem to have in your kitchen that you don't remember buying? It could be foil or cupcake liners, or spices like chili powd ...

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Cedar Rapids breweries win big at Great American Beer Festival

Two Cedar Rapids breweries took top honors at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado, this month.Judges awarded medals to Lion Bridge Br ...

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Everybody Eats | Get a taste of the season with apples

Judging by my social media feed, everyone and their great aunt visited the apple orchard last weekend. I love apple orchards. Whenever my husband and ...

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Cook Club: Beyond pumpkin pie

I'm not going to lie: I love a good pumpkin spice latte. It may be cliche, but that flavor of fall has me hooked. I got rid of my Uggs years ago, but ...

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Alburnett grad Riley Smith tuning in to leading role in ‘Frequency’

If you know Riley Smith from his days at Alburnett High School or his recent stint as Markus Keen on #x201c;Nashville,#x201d; don't be alarmed when yo ...

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Paramount ready for Celtic Thunder

CEDAR RAPIDS - It's business as usual at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Cedar Rapids, after a most unusual 10 days. A flurry of activity secured t ...

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Show expected to go on at Paramount

CEDAR RAPIDS - Even though it is in the flood evacuation zone and volunteers helped move 880 main-floor seats to higher ground, the historic Paramount ...

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See which shows in Cedar Rapids are on, off or rescheduled

CEDAR RAPIDS - The shows will go on. Cedar Rapids arts venues in the flood zone are reopening, with the following changes to their schedules:CEDAR RAP ...

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