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Upcoming Performances & Events 2017
Homecoming logo Homecoming: Jazz Comes Home with the Gabe Medd Duo
A fund raiser for KCCK Jazz Education

Homecoming celebrates the impact that Iowans are making on the national and international jazz scene by bringing a local native back home to headline a special concert.

Date: Saturday, November 4 at 7:30 PM
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City Ballet of Iowa logo City Ballet of Iowa Fall Concert 2017

Presenting Ballet Etudes with young dancers from Iowa.

Date: Sunday, November 5 at 3:00 PM
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Pianist Beethoven's Fifth
Part of Orchestra Iowa Masterworks Series

With additional music by Ginastera, Romero, and Mozart, featuring pinaist Miko Kominami.

Date
: Friday, November 10 at 7:30 PM
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MetroMix Chorus MetroMix Chorus: So, What's New?

MetroMix Chorus presents their annual concert.

Date: Saturday, November 11 at 4:00 PM
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Charlie Brown logo A Charlie Brown Christmas
Presented by Young Footliters Youth Theatre

When Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism he sees during the Christmas season, Lucy suggests that he become director of the school Christmas pageant. This performance includes a presentation of the one-act play What Could Go Wrong the Night Before Christmas?

Date
: November 17, 2017 at 7:00 PM

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Charlie Brown logo A Charlie Brown Christmas
Presented by Young Footliters Youth Theatre

When Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism he sees during the Christmas season, Lucy suggests that he become director of the school Christmas pageant. This performance includes a presentation of the one-act play What Could Go Wrong the Night Before Christmas?

Date
: November 18, 2017 at 7:00 PM

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Charlie Brown logo A Charlie Brown Christmas
Presented by Young Footliters Youth Theatre

When Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism he sees during the Christmas season, Lucy suggests that he become director of the school Christmas pageant. This performance includes a presentation of the one-act play What Could Go Wrong the Night Before Christmas?

Date
: November 19, 2017 at 2:00 PM

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SilverSwingGenJazz300.jpg Generations of Jazz

This annual event features area high school jazz bands and the Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center's Silver Swing Band. 

Date
: Monday, November 20 at 7:00 PM

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Sweets with Santa 2017 Sweets with Santa
A part of the Festival of Trees

Decorate your own holiday cookie and have your photo taken with Santa Claus amidst fanciful trees and wreaths at Brown Deer Golf Club.

Date: Friday, November 24 at 10:30 AM
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Sweets with Santa 2017 Sweets with Santa
A part of the Festival of Trees

Decorate your own holiday cookie and have your photo taken with Santa Claus amidst fanciful trees and wreaths at Brown Deer Golf Club.

Date: Friday, November 24 at 1:00 PM
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Sweets with Santa 2017 Sweets with Santa
A part of the Festival of Trees

Decorate your own holiday cookie and have your photo taken with Santa Claus amidst fanciful trees and wreaths at Brown Deer Golf Club.

Date: Friday, November 24 at 3:00 PM
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Festival of Trees 2017 Festival of Trees
At Brown Deer Golf Club

Kick off the holiday season with an evening of food, fun, festive performances, and holiday decor. Your ticket includes sweet and savory hors d'oeuvres, features performances by City Circle and Young Footliters, dancing to the sounds of the Rod Pierson Not So Big Band, and more!

Date: Saturday, November 25 at 6:30 PM
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Iowa City Community School District Northwest Junior High Jazz Bands

The 7th and 8th Grade Jazz Bands from Northwest Junior High will present their first concert of the year at 7:30 PM on November 28.  Jazz at Northwest has a rich history of excitement and quality and this year proves to be no exception.

Date
: Tuesday, November 28 at 7:30 PM
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logo The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
Presented by Young Footliters at the Herbert Hoover Library & Museum

In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids--probably the most inventively awful kids in history. Tickets will become available for reservation Tuesday, November 7 at Noon.

Date
: December 1-2, 2017

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Sing-Along Messiah logo Sing-Along Messiah


Sing along with Handel's beloved oratorio! Conductor Ed Kottick brings together an orchestra, professional soloists, and local choirs to fill the Center for a joyful holiday celebration.

Date: Friday, December 1 at 7:30 PM
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CCPA Logo "Star of Wonder" an original Christmas Celebration
with Joe Mattingly and the Encore Singers and Orchestra

A fabulous event with special guest appearances to start your season on an up-note!  Come early for the pre-concert wine and cheese gathering -- stay late for the post-show party!

Date: Saturday, December 2 at 7:30 PM
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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Presented by City Circle Acting Company

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son.

Date
: Friday, December 8 at 7:30 PM

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Presented by City Circle Acting Company

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son.

Date
: Saturday, December 9 at 7:30 PM

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Presented by City Circle Acting Company

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son.

Date
: Sunday, December 10 at 2:00 PM

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Presented by City Circle Acting Company

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son.

Date
: Friday, December 15 at 7:30 PM

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Presented by City Circle Acting Company

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son.

Date
: Saturday, December 16 at 7:30 PM

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Presented by City Circle Acting Company

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son.

Date
: Sunday, December 17 at 2:00 PM

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Violinist photo Folk Songs & Horn Calls
Part of the Orchestra Iowa Showcase Chamber Series

Featuring the works of Mozart, Bartok, and Brahms.

Date: Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 2:30 PM
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CCPAthumbnail_300x170_ChessinConcert.png Chess: In Concert
Presented by City Circle Acting Company

Chess involves a politically driven, Cold War-era chess tournament between two men—an American grandmaster and a Soviet grandmaster—and their fight over a woman. Tickets go on sale to the public December 20.

Date
: February 9-11, 2018

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Winnie the Pooh Winnie the Pooh
Presented by Young Footliters Youth Theatre

Join all of our childhood friends - Christopher Robin, Kanga, Roo, Piglet, Tigger, Eeyore and Owl, and of course - the Bear of Very Little Brain himself, Pooh - and follow their adventures. Tickets go on sale January 20.

Date
: March 23-24, 2018

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Little Women The Musical Little Women: The Musical
Presented by City Circle Acting Company

This timeless, captivating story is brought to life in this glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache, hope and everlasting love. Tickets go on sale to the public March 7, 2018.

Date
: April 27-29 & May 4-6, 2018

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Return to the Forbidden Planet Return to the Forbidden Planet
Presented by City Circle Acting Company

City Circle’s annual teen show is a Jukebox musical by playwright Bob Carlton based on Shakespeare’s The Tempest and the 1956 science fiction film “Forbidden Planet”. It has been billed as Shakespeare’s forgotten rock and roll masterpiece. Tickets go on sale to the public April 25, 2018.

Date
: June 15-17, 2018

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