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Siouxland Film Festival banner
http://siouxlandfilmfestival.org/

The Siouxland Film Festival has been revamped. This year there will be three days of films! The art house and foreign films will be shown at the Sioux City Art Center on Thursday; the horror, sci-fi, and fantasy films will be shown at the Sioux City Public Museum on Friday; and, the open category and winning films will be shown at the Orpheum Theatre on Saturday.

Volunteers Wanted

Feb 18, 2015

IRIS (Iowa Radio Reading Information Service) is a 24-hour radio news service for the blind.   They are looking for a volunteer coordinator to schedule the volunteers who read The Sioux City Journal from 8 to 9 a.m. daily at the KWIT-KOJI studios.  Call us at 712-274-6406 or email if you would like to help.

Enter Entrepalooza

Feb 18, 2015
Entrepalooza events
www.briarcliff.edu

Briar Cliff University presents Entrepalooza 2015, February 18th through the 26th. Events occurring through the week include a consulting fair, the Innovation Grow Market, and the Swimming with the Sharks entrepreneurs’ pitching contest. Briar Cliff's Judy Thompson joined Steve Smith.

Kitty
LaVon Stroh and Elizabeth Munger

Today our dog is a cat - a cat named Kitty. She hath drunketh from the milk bowl of youth, looking more like a, well, a kitty, than the 11 year old cat she actually is. But in those 11 years, she has learned to be eternally sweet, a perfect Valentine. Find her at the Siouxland Humane Society.  

Gretchen plunges the coffee
Mark Munger

 

  

Jolie Corder E.D. of  NPI (New Perspectives Inc.) joins Gretchen and John Donovan (Jumpy Monkey Coffee) to talk up their new partnership. 

 

 

Entrepalooza events
www.briarcliff.edu

 This coming week Entrepalooza 2015 kicks off, bringing together experienced business professionals and hungry young idea-people. Events include speed networking, a job fair, and the Swimming with the Sharks Competition. This has become one of Siouxland's most exciting events, and one of its most inspired ways of ensuring our community's future vibrancy. 

Also happening this week:

Jimbo Mathus
http://jimbomathus.com/

Vangarde Arts welcomes Jimbo Mathus and the Tri-State Coalition for a Saturday Night show.  FM90’s Steve Smith talked with Mathus, the former leader of the Squirrel Nut Zippers, who has been collaborating with blues luminaries and making music with his own dark, rootsy twist since the Zippers disbanded over a decade ago.

Ashley Brown
www.symphonicpopsconsortium.com

Ashley Brown, known for originating the title role of Mary Poppins on Broadway, joins the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra this Valentine's Day.

Denis Evstuhin playing piano
http://www.denisevstuhin.net/gallery.html

  The Morningside Piano Recital Series continues this Thursday with a recital by acclaimed pianist Denis Evstuhin. The program includes Tchaikovsky's The Seasons, a set of twelve pieces that were commissioned by a magazine publisher in 1875 and published one at a time over the course of year. The work was steady and provided Tchaikovsky a dependable income as he contemporaneously composed Swan Lake

poster for Rocking Pollock
Sarah Schickel

Our party with the Sioux City Art Center has arrived! This Saturday we will be co-hosting an event featuring music composed for our series Music for Pollock. Drum Fest, the Titans of Industry, and Elsa Va will all be there to perform, and the Sugar Shack Bakery is preparing a special Pollock-inspired cake.

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