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September 2018

Fiesta! A Celebration of Latino Heritage

September 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
RiverLoop Amphitheatre, 225 Commercial st
Waterloo, IA 50701
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Free

Join us for a community celebration of Latino heritage! This family-friendly outdoor event features live music and entertainment, kids' activities, piñatas, and food & beverages for purchase. Free admission, presented by Veridian Credit Union & Waterloo Center for the Arts Following this event we will be showing the movie Coco at the RiverLoop Amphitheatre as part of our Cinema on the Cedar series, presented by Community Bank & Trust. Gates open at 8pm; movie starts at 9pm. Free admission, snacks…

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Cinema on the Cedar :: Coco

September 15, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
RiverLoop Amphitheatre, 225 Commercial st
Waterloo, IA 50701
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Free

Catch family-friendly movies outdoors this summer! Enjoy free games and activities before the show and popcorn, snacks and beverages will be available for purchase. September 15 - Coco  (following ¡Fiesta! A Celebration of Latino Heritage event from 11am-4pm at the RiverLoop Amphitheatre) Free admission, Presented by Community Bank & Trust Gates open at 8pm; Movie starts at 9pm or sunset Cinema on the Cedar is made possible thanks to a generous gift from the Black Hawk County Gaming Association and…

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Clean Water Reception + Fundraiser

September 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial st
Waterloo, IA 50701
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Free

Clean Water is a collaborative installation by Kingsley Elementary students and Artist Jennifer Lynn Bates. A Reception + Fundraiser is planned for Thursday, September 20 from 6:00-7:30pm at the Waterloo Center for the Arts. Come see the art installation, celebrate, and donate a buck or two to provide clean water access to rural African communities. Clean Water is on view September 20 - December 31, 2018 Longfellow Concourse, Waterloo Center for the Arts Support for this exhibition comes from the…

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Art Instructor Showcase Reception

September 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial st
Waterloo, IA 50701
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Free

Join us for the Opening Reception celebrating and showcasing the work of our talented art instructors here at the Waterloo Center for the Arts. Meet the instructors, check out our education studios, and enjoy refreshments. Free and open to the public. The Showcase will feature artwork by: William Bisbee, Acrylic Painting & Drawing Michael Broshar, Watercolor Dion Dior, Watercolor Gail Gavlock, Stained Glass Caylin Graham, Acrylic & Oil Painting Richard Hill, Ceramics Lisa McClurg, Ceramics Nancy Neessen, Fabric Peggy Novak,…

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October 2018

Vertigo: Melissa Airy & It’s Time We Talk

October 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial st
Waterloo, IA 50701
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Free

This fascinating series features the work of preeminent performance artists who will expand the traditional definition of art using sound, video, and the human body. Co-sponsored by the University of Northern Iowa Department of Art. Free admission "It's Time We Talk" is an evening of female empowerment created by a group of women performance artists. Through the use of durational live actions and story-telling, these women will bring to light personal experiences that have previously been kept private. Curated by…

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Vertigo: Heidi Wiren Bartlett & Jennifer Masada

October 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial st
Waterloo, IA 50701
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Free

This fascinating series features the work of preeminent performance artists who will expand the traditional definition of art using sound, video, and the human body. Co-sponsored by the University of Northern Iowa Department of Art. Free admission Heidi Wiren Bartlett and Jennifer Masada will perform S O I L; a durational ritual. As a white woman raised by a lesbian in Nebraska, Heidi Wiren Bartlett feels obligated to confront racial and misogynistic injustice and to question her efforts to escape…

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November 2018

Holiday Arts Festival

November 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until November 11, 2018

Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial st
Waterloo, IA 50701
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Free

This two day fine arts festival, held inside the Waterloo Center for the Arts, falls at the perfect time to kick off the holiday shopping season. Original works by the finest Midwest artists working in mixed media, painting, drawing, photography, wood, glass, jewelry, metal, ceramics, fiber, and more will be available for purchase. The Laughing Tree Cafe will be open and serving breakfast, lunch, coffee, and tea.  Free admission  

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Holiday Arts Festival

November 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until November 11, 2018

Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial st
Waterloo, IA 50701
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Free

This two day fine arts festival, held inside the Waterloo Center for the Arts, falls at the perfect time to kick off the holiday shopping season. Original works by the finest Midwest artists working in mixed media, painting, drawing, photography, wood, glass, jewelry, metal, ceramics, fiber, and more will be available for purchase. The Laughing Tree Cafe will be open and serving breakfast, lunch, coffee, and tea.  Free admission  

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Vertigo: Preach R Sun

November 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial st
Waterloo, IA 50701
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Free

This fascinating series features the work of preeminent performance artists who will expand the traditional definition of art using sound, video, and the human body. Co-sponsored by the University of Northern Iowa Department of Art. Free admission Preach R Sun is a conjurer and 'fugitivist' - "implementing social issues and political activism as performance matters". He is essentially, an activist using performance art. He most often works on the street with guerilla actions, but also in festivals and galleries. He…

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December 2018

Noon Year’s Party at the Phelps Youth Pavilion

December 31, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Phelps Youth Pavilion, 225 Commercial st
Waterloo, IA 50701 United States
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$1 - $5

You're invited to a New Year's party for kids! Ring in 2019 with family crafts, snacks, games and watch the Noon Year's ball drop. To join us please call to make a reservation - the museum will only be open from 11:00am to 1:00pm on this day. WCA Members: $1/person; Non-members: $5/person All children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 319.291.4490 to register by December 28

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