Entertainment

24 compete, network in Top Chef: Downtown Iowa City

IOWA CITY - Tiny tacos, mini empanadas and petite pies took center stage at the seventh annual Top Chef: Downtown Iowa City on Monday. With 24 establ ...

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Was the Oscars best picture mix-up a Jimmy Kimmel prank? Conspiracy theories begin

There's only one thing people of the internet love more than an absolutely epic mistake on live television - conspiracy theories about how it could ha ...

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Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week starts Wednesday

Looking for a delicious lunch or dinner option? Restaurant Week, which begins Wednesday and continues through March 5, is a great chance to try out a ...

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Chalk the Walk to feature giant “Dugout”

MOUNT VERNON - Norman Rockwell's famous Saturday Evening Post cover #x201c;Dugout#x201d; has been selected as the centerpiece for Mount Vernon's Chalk ...

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REVIEW: ‘Assassins’ hits its mark

CEDAR RAPIDS - #x201c;Assassins#x201d; is freaky cool fun in concept and execution, even if the subject matter is about as chilling as it gets.It's a ...

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Everybody Eats: Chocolate recipes for chocolate lovers

When I was little, I didn't like chocolate. My mother would purchase Thin Mints from the neighborhood Girl Scouts and I wouldn't touch them. I still ...

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Lady Gaga promises to stay true to her philosophies in Super Bowl halftime show

HOUSTON - Lady Gaga revealed few details on Thursday of what viewers can expect from her much anticipated Super Bowl halftime show, but the outspoken ...

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Cook Club: Chicken and dumplings are perfect comfort food

This is the time of year when there is one dish I always crave: my grandmother June Kramer's chicken and dumpling soup recipe. Rich and comforting, i ...

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Study: Women shunned by Oscars, as men make up 80% of non-acting nominees

By Brent Lang, VarietyLOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - A debate about diversity has roiled the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, the group that ha ...

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Serving self-confidence: Cafe 361 gives back to Cedar Rapids community

On a day off from school, you might not expect middle school and high school girls to spend their time giving back to the community. But at Cafe 361 i ...

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Everybody Eats: Ideas for the most important meal of the day

Confession: I often leave the house without eating breakfast.I know this is wrong. I know breakfast is important. And it's not that I don't love break ...

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REVIEW: C.R. Opera Theatre at its finest with Italian pairing

CEDAR RAPIDS - Bravo to the Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre for staging one of the most satisfying, entertaining, lively productions in its nearly 20-year ...

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Cook Club: Chocolate banana muffins start your morning off right

Chocolate cake for breakfast, anyone? That decadent morning meal is apparently a bonafide 2017 food trend prediction. As I read over lists of what fo ...

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From The Pantry: A brioche recipe to remember as columnist says her good-bye

Almost eight years ago I was on my honeymoon on the Orcas Island outside of Seattle. My husband and I grabbed a day old candied orange brioche loaf fr ...

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Grants awarded for Eastern Iowa artistic pursuits

The new year will be thousands of dollars brighter for Eastern Iowa artists and arts organizations, thanks to the following grants:HancherBy far the l ...

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