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Awful Purdies are an awfully good reason to attend the Celebrate Iowa Gala on Dec. 10. The five-woman band from Iowa City lit up the gala a few years ago, and we can’t wait for their return!

Tickets: https://www.iowaculture.gov/gala

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The Awful Purdies are an awfully good reason to attend the Celebrate Iowa Gala on Dec. 10. The five-woman band from Iowa City lit up the gala a few years ago, and we can’t wait for their return! Tickets: https://www.iowaculture.gov/gala
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Spend a few hours with Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate wünder-artist Jackie Bird and your guitar & spirit will look like this. Guitars like smoke signals carrying breaking news from the spirit world; Jackie christened this one for Billy Sedlmayr to play this coming weekend on his first tour across the Midwest. Perhaps you should come out & parley with us...

Thurs, Nov 18th @ Eau Claire Masonic Ballroom - Eau Claire, WI (Tickets: https://bit.ly/huckfeltsedlmayreauclaire

Fri, Nov 19th @ The Cedar Cultural Center - Minneapolis, MN ( Tickets: https://bit.ly/huckfeltcedar

Sat, Nov 20th @ CSPS Hall - Cedar Rapids, IA (Tickets: https://cspshall.org/david-huckfelt)

Sun, Nov 21st @ Raccoon Motel Presents: DAVID HUCKFELT (of The Pines) with BILLY SEDLMAYR

with The Unarmed Forces Jeremy Ylvisaker, J.T. Bates & Liz Draper / proof of vaccination required

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Thank you to Avery at the Little Village Mag for this nice article!! It's appreciated so much!!
Thanks for including our fundraiser, Little Village Mag! We could not be more excited to see some of our long-time supporters and bring incredible music to them in person for the first time in 20 months!
We're so grateful to be included in Little Village Mag's 2021 Give Guide with so many other incredible non-profit organizations in the area!

The holiday season is the perfect time to find a cause or organization to support! We hope this helps you get to know us a little better: https://littlevillagemag.com/give/
"From the moment you walk into the space, it’s a journey...a lobby that is more than just a passthrough — a lobby that is a gathering place, a lobby that holds stories, a lobby that can have an opera on tap, or cabaret performances, or readings of new plays or new musicals. It’s all right here now.”

Learn more about our future home in the ped mall and our recently announced capital campaign. Thanks, Little Village Mag!
Bottom Dollar, War On Meat + more in this week's Cover Show with 📸 from Little Village Mag, City Pulse, Santa Fe Reporter, The Source Weekly, North Coast Journal, Triad City Beat, Boulder Weekly, Pittsburgh City Paper, and Arkansas Times ➡ https://bit.ly/3lJaZih
As Little Village Mag points out, the war on meat isn't real but that doesn't mean that small Iowa farmers aren't currently facing an uphill battle when it comes to big agriculture. The new piece out this week makes some valid points about the importance of locally sourced meat and supporting the farmers who produce it.

"Not all meat is created equal. “Good meat” is more expensive, but supports the local economy, keeping dollars in sustainable farming and rural communities. According to local farmers, the best way to know about the meat you’re getting is to have a personal relationship with the producer."

Check it out ➡️ https://littlevillagemag.com/the-war-on-meat-isnt-real-iowa-ag/
We ❤ our local media! Thank you to Paul Brennan at Little Village Mag for this story on our Oct. 15-16 J.E. Halvorson House Dedication & Walking Tours!
Check out this reading from Little Village Mag on 'Meatpacking America' by Kristy Nabhan-Warren- one of our 2021 #ICBF authors!

Check out Kristy Nabhan-Warren on Saturday, October 23 at 1 pm in the Iowa City Public Library.

http://www.iowacitybookfestival.org/schedule/

Iowa City/Cedar Rapids news, culture and events. Little Village is a community-supported independent media company based in Iowa City. Readers collect our twice monthly print editions as quality guides to the Iowa City and Cedar Rapids area’s top artists, events and ideas, as they emerge.

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Judge strikes down Iowa's ban on Medicaid covering gender-affirming medical procedures - Little Village 11/24/2021

Judge strikes down Iowa's ban on Medicaid covering gender-affirming medical procedures - Little Village

"I am so glad to be able to take the next step forward," said a trans plaintiff in the lawsuit. "I desperately need this surgery. For me, it’s nothing short of life-saving."

In his ruling, Judge William Kelly found the state had presented “no facts” to demonstrate it had a legitimate interest for its ban on the use of Medicaid funds; still, the governor's office released a statement saying Reynolds is "disappointed" and "disagrees" with the decision.

Judge strikes down Iowa's ban on Medicaid covering gender-affirming medical procedures - Little Village moreIn 2019, the Iowa Supreme Court struck down a state regulation prohibiting Medicaid from covering gender-affirming procedures deemed medically necessary, finding it violated the Iowa Civil Rights Act (ICRA). Republicans in the state legislature responded by passing a statute intended to amend th...

11/23/2021

Featured in Give Guide: MYEP - Mayor's Youth Empowerment Program

MYEP is dedicated to providing advocacy and person-centered services which facilitate personal growth and community inclusion for people with disabilities. But it didn’t start that way. In 1968, MYEP began as a federal initiative encouraging cities to provide summer employment opportunities for disadvantaged youth and young adults aged 14 to 24. MYEP was built around the concept of summer conservation projects, which emphasized working in small groups to complete projects that benefit the entire community. As funding from grants dwindled, MYEP expanded into services for people with disabilities and, in 1996, MYEP was granted 501(c)(3) status to continue their work as a nonprofit. ⁠

At MYEP, before taking any action or making any decision, the benefits and impacts on their service recipients are carefully considered, a guiding principle they recognize as “Service Before Self.” This is reinforced by the organizational values of continual improvement, ownership and engagement. Learn more about the values and how you can get involved at their website: http://www.myep.us/

Learn more about the local nonprofits and retailers featured in this year's Give Guide: https://littlevillagemag.com/give/

Featured in Give Guide: MYEP - Mayor's Youth Empowerment Program

MYEP is dedicated to providing advocacy and person-centered services which facilitate personal growth and community inclusion for people with disabilities. But it didn’t start that way. In 1968, MYEP began as a federal initiative encouraging cities to provide summer employment opportunities for disadvantaged youth and young adults aged 14 to 24. MYEP was built around the concept of summer conservation projects, which emphasized working in small groups to complete projects that benefit the entire community. As funding from grants dwindled, MYEP expanded into services for people with disabilities and, in 1996, MYEP was granted 501(c)(3) status to continue their work as a nonprofit. ⁠

At MYEP, before taking any action or making any decision, the benefits and impacts on their service recipients are carefully considered, a guiding principle they recognize as “Service Before Self.” This is reinforced by the organizational values of continual improvement, ownership and engagement. Learn more about the values and how you can get involved at their website: http://www.myep.us/

Learn more about the local nonprofits and retailers featured in this year's Give Guide: https://littlevillagemag.com/give/

Shop local online from these eastern Iowa artisans - Little Village 11/23/2021

Shop local online from these eastern Iowa artisans - Little Village

Global supply chain who? These online shops sell art prints, jewelry, books, soaps, sustainable fashion and distinctly Iowan gifts, all based here in the Hawkeye State.

Shop local online from these eastern Iowa artisans - Little Village moreWhen the “shop small” ethos combines with a slow supply chain and the urge to huddle at home, a lot of shoppers turn to Etsy. Turns out, you can do that and keep your pennies in your local community! Explore this baker’s dozen of fantastic online shops that craft in (and ship from!) Easter...

Racist slurs, threats and disparities: Why Iowa City high school students walked out of class Friday - Little Village 11/23/2021

Racist slurs, threats and disparities: Why Iowa City high school students walked out of class Friday - Little Village

“I’m disappointed and appalled about what happened, but I’m not at all surprised," recent West High grad and renowned inventor Dasia Taylor said of recent reports of racist bullying within ICCSD. "I told y'all."

Racist slurs, threats and disparities: Why Iowa City high school students walked out of class Friday - Little Village moreOver 100 Iowa City Community School District (ICCSD) students participated in a protest on Friday afternoon, walking out of school as the final period began and meeting on the Pentacrest to discuss racism within the district and what they consider the failure of schools and district administrati...

'Somebody knows something': $10k reward brings new attention to Iowa City woman's 1996 cold case murder - Little Village 11/22/2021

'Somebody knows something': $10k reward brings new attention to Iowa City woman's 1996 cold case murder - Little Village

An Iowan's cold-case murder is the subject of a new true crime podcast. 'Bonaparte' follows attorney Anne Champion as she explores the strange circumstances surrounding her friend Laura Van Wyhe's killing in 1996. apple.co/3r1MUGA

Catch up on the case:

'Somebody knows something': $10k reward brings new attention to Iowa City woman's 1996 cold case murder - Little Village moreJust before 2 a.m. on Oct. 26, 1996, Dan Clyde was driving his truck along Route 136 in Kahoka, Missouri, not far from the Iowa and Illinois borders, when he spotted something strange on the side of the road. Looking closer, he found it was a young woman, unresponsive and near death. Clyde calle...

Winner beware: New Jersey company seeking to sell "Best of the CRANDIC" plaques unaffiliated with Little Village - Little Village 11/22/2021

Winner beware: New Jersey company seeking to sell "Best of the CRANDIC" plaques unaffiliated with Little Village - Little Village

A cease-and-desist letter has been sent.

Winner beware: New Jersey company seeking to sell "Best of the CRANDIC" plaques unaffiliated with Little Village - Little Village moreSince 2018, Little Village has given out annual Best of the CRANDIC awards to Iowa City-Cedar Rapids area residents, organizations and businesses chosen by LV readers as the best in a variety of categories. And even before the public announcement of this year’s winners, Little Village received...

Andre' Wright creates space in downtown Iowa City for BIPOC people to heal, create and protest - Little Village 11/22/2021

Andre' Wright creates space in downtown Iowa City for BIPOC people to heal, create and protest - Little Village

Born Leaders United and Humanize My Hoodie co-founder Andre' Wright sees himself as a Professor X to the young people he works with in the Black Liberation Space.

“I get to help them understand what their talents are and how to use them,” he said.

Andre' Wright creates space in downtown Iowa City for BIPOC people to heal, create and protest - Little Village moreIt was the kids who came up with the name. When designer and Humanize My Hoodie co-founder Andre’ Wright accepted an offer from Revival owner Sheila Davisson to make use of her then-vacant Ped Mall space, he didn’t have a name in mind. All he had was a vision, to “really show this communit...

11/22/2021

BEST OF THE CRANDIC 2021 hits the stands in a little more than a week, and trust us, you don't want to miss it! Become a member at the $10/mo level by the end of this week to get your copy of the December special issue in the mail: littlevillagemag.com/subscribe

Or pre-emptively plan which of our 400+ distro locations you'll be grabbing your copy from, and then tattoo its GPS coordinates on your forehead: bit.ly/3eUKEth

11/22/2021

Featured in Give Guide: Midwest Writing Center

The Midwest Writing Center, founded in 1980, exists to help “write more light into your life.” Through literary programming such as workshops, readings, youth education programs, contests, conferences, residencies and book discussion groups, MWC’s mission is to foster appreciation of the written word, supporting and educating its creators. Not everyone who writes wants to be an author or even share their work publicly, but MWC believes there is much to be gained from even a basic writing practice and that anyone can be a writer. Via their imprint MWC Press, they also endeavor to publish works by Midwestern authors.⁠

If you believe in the power of the written word, visit the website for more information: http://www.mwcqc.org/support/membership/

You can also seek out MWC’s partner organization, Porch Light Literary, which provides a community space for people of all ages, income levels and levels of experience to participate in Iowa City’s rich literary offerings. Thank you for supporting literary education!⁠

Learn more about the local nonprofits and retailers featured in this year's Give Guide: visit https://littlevillagemag.com/give/

Featured in Give Guide: Midwest Writing Center

The Midwest Writing Center, founded in 1980, exists to help “write more light into your life.” Through literary programming such as workshops, readings, youth education programs, contests, conferences, residencies and book discussion groups, MWC’s mission is to foster appreciation of the written word, supporting and educating its creators. Not everyone who writes wants to be an author or even share their work publicly, but MWC believes there is much to be gained from even a basic writing practice and that anyone can be a writer. Via their imprint MWC Press, they also endeavor to publish works by Midwestern authors.⁠

If you believe in the power of the written word, visit the website for more information: http://www.mwcqc.org/support/membership/

You can also seek out MWC’s partner organization, Porch Light Literary, which provides a community space for people of all ages, income levels and levels of experience to participate in Iowa City’s rich literary offerings. Thank you for supporting literary education!⁠

Learn more about the local nonprofits and retailers featured in this year's Give Guide: visit https://littlevillagemag.com/give/

'This is a big deal for the University of Iowa': Olympic medalist Clarissa Chun named UI's first women's wrestling coach - Little Village 11/19/2021

'This is a big deal for the University of Iowa': Olympic medalist Clarissa Chun named UI's first women's wrestling coach - Little Village

“I’m so excited to meet the challenges ahead and bring a winning program here with women’s wrestling at the University of Iowa,” Chun said.

The trailblazing Hawaiian Olympian will oversee a team of at least 30 athletes—the first Power Five women's wrestling program in the nation.

'This is a big deal for the University of Iowa': Olympic medalist Clarissa Chun named UI's first women's wrestling coach - Little Village moreClarissa Chun has left USA Wrestling, where she helped lead the U.S. women’s national wrestling team to 17 medals in international competitions since becoming assistant coach in 2017, to become the first coach of the University of Iowa women’s wrestling team. The new team, which UI announced...

Free mobile clothing closet helps locals in need bundle up, dress for school or jobs - Little Village 11/19/2021

Free mobile clothing closet helps locals in need bundle up, dress for school or jobs - Little Village

Despite freezing winds, a long line formed outside Corridor Community Action Network's RV on Thursday. The mobile closet's supply of ponchos, socks and gloves were quickly claimed.

“It allows us to take clothes directly to people who need them,” CCAN Director Mandi Nichols said.

Free mobile clothing closet helps locals in need bundle up, dress for school or jobs - Little Village moreAround 40 people picked out clothes on Thursday, when the Corridor Community Action Network’s (CCAN) brought its free mobile clothing closet to Pepperwood Plaza in Iowa City. The event was the first test drive for CCAN Clothing Cruise’s RV, which was packed door-to-door with winter, professi...

11/19/2021

Featured in Give Guide: The Quire of Eastern Iowa

The Quire is a nonprofit chorus for gay, le***an, bisexual and transgender folks promoting a positive image of these communities through excellence in choral music. As one of the longest continually running LGBTQueer nonprofits in the region, The Quire serves as a vital community and artistic space for LGBTQueer folks in eastern Iowa.⁠

Founded in 1995 in Iowa City, The Quire’s first performance was by 14 singers for a June Pride talent show. The Quire recently celebrated 25 years of making music and now has more than 50 active members, two paid staff and 12 leadership volunteers. The chorus has performed for an estimated 4,500 people annually between 2018 and 2021.⁠

The Quire aims for sustainable accessibility by limiting financial obligations and membership requirements and pushing members and leadership to maintain a justice-oriented mindset around topics often used to marginalize folks in our communities. Membership is open to anyone who is gay, le***an, bisexual, transgender and/or q***r, and to anyone who is respectful and affirming of these communities. Musical ability is not required to be part of The Quire! There are no auditions for general membership; many current members don’t read music, and there are non-singing opportunities, as well. Learn more about joining or supporting The Quire: https://thequire.org/support/gg

Learn more about the local nonprofits and retailers featured in this year's Give Guide: https://littlevillagemag.com/give

Featured in Give Guide: The Quire of Eastern Iowa

The Quire is a nonprofit chorus for gay, le***an, bisexual and transgender folks promoting a positive image of these communities through excellence in choral music. As one of the longest continually running LGBTQueer nonprofits in the region, The Quire serves as a vital community and artistic space for LGBTQueer folks in eastern Iowa.⁠

Founded in 1995 in Iowa City, The Quire’s first performance was by 14 singers for a June Pride talent show. The Quire recently celebrated 25 years of making music and now has more than 50 active members, two paid staff and 12 leadership volunteers. The chorus has performed for an estimated 4,500 people annually between 2018 and 2021.⁠

The Quire aims for sustainable accessibility by limiting financial obligations and membership requirements and pushing members and leadership to maintain a justice-oriented mindset around topics often used to marginalize folks in our communities. Membership is open to anyone who is gay, le***an, bisexual, transgender and/or q***r, and to anyone who is respectful and affirming of these communities. Musical ability is not required to be part of The Quire! There are no auditions for general membership; many current members don’t read music, and there are non-singing opportunities, as well. Learn more about joining or supporting The Quire: https://thequire.org/support/gg

Learn more about the local nonprofits and retailers featured in this year's Give Guide: https://littlevillagemag.com/give

Gov. Reynolds' COVID approval ratings rise; IDPH reports new cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to grow - Little Village 11/19/2021

Gov. Reynolds' COVID approval ratings rise; IDPH reports new cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to grow - Little Village

A majority of Iowans approve of the job Kim Reynolds is doing as governor, including her approach to COVID-19, according to the new Iowa Poll.

Meanwhile, rates of new cases, hospitalizations and deaths remain "high" across the state, according to IDPH and CDC data.

Gov. Reynolds' COVID approval ratings rise; IDPH reports new cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to grow - Little Village A majority of Iowans approve of the job Kim Reynolds is doing as governor, according to a new Iowa Poll published by the Des Moines Register on Wednesday. A majority also approve of how the governor is handling the COVID-19 pandemic. The poll was published on the same day the Iowa Department of Publ...

John Deere strike ends as UAW members approve new contract - Little Village 11/18/2021

John Deere strike ends as UAW members approve new contract - Little Village

Third offer's a charm for UAW members, whose vote last night ended the 34-day John Deere strike—the largest labor action in Iowa in 30 years.

John Deere strike ends as UAW members approve new contract - Little Village UAW members voted to accept the latest contract offer from Deere & Company on Wednesday night, ending the strike that began on Oct. 14. By the start of the third shift on Wednesday night, workers had returned to the company’s production facilities. “Members and their families put a lot on the li...

11/18/2021

LV's Reader Perks were already great deals to the local businesses you love, but now that the holidays are here, the prices are sweeter than ever! Stocking stuffers, office gifts, holiday cards to neighbors—no matter how you use 'em, these savings can't be beat.

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LV's Reader Perks were already great deals to the local businesses you love, but now that the holidays are here, the prices are sweeter than ever! Stocking stuffers, office gifts, holiday cards to neighbors—no matter how you use 'em, these savings can't be beat.

Shop the bundles:
🎁 TAKEOUT NIGHT BUNDLE: https://bit.ly/3qLVIQV
🎁 DOWNTOWN IOWA CITY BUNDLE: https://bit.ly/3FrMxsN ($100 value for $35!!)
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11/18/2021

Featured in Give Guide: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Johnson County

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Johnson County was founded in 1976 and serves an average of 350 young people each year by creating and supporting 1:1 relationships between local youth and adult mentors that ignite the power and promise of youth in Johnson County and in the West Branch school district. Youth who have professionally supported mentors do better academically, socially and at avoiding risky behaviors, making for stronger individuals and communities. In the past two years, through BBBSJC, mentors provided the equivalent of $562,130 annually in volunteer hours.⁠

With the pandemic, BBBSJC temporarily suspended their school-based mentoring programs in the interest of public safety. However, this past fall, the organization was recognized as a mission critical partner and authorized to return to schools—but their return to normal is far from over. There are over 100 youth on the waitlist for mentorship. BBBSJC has recently kick-started the Bridge program, which engages these waitlisted youth in group activities. Mentors have also returned to schools in a limited capacity, and the after-school program in Solon and North Liberty continues to provide opportunities for support and mentorship to youth.⁠

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Johnson County is grateful for all forms of support they receive from the community. Visit the website for more information on how you can contribute: https://e-activist.com/page/12455/donate/1/

Learn more about the local nonprofits and retailers featured in this year's Give Guide: littlevillagemag.com/give

Featured in Give Guide: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Johnson County

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Johnson County was founded in 1976 and serves an average of 350 young people each year by creating and supporting 1:1 relationships between local youth and adult mentors that ignite the power and promise of youth in Johnson County and in the West Branch school district. Youth who have professionally supported mentors do better academically, socially and at avoiding risky behaviors, making for stronger individuals and communities. In the past two years, through BBBSJC, mentors provided the equivalent of $562,130 annually in volunteer hours.⁠

With the pandemic, BBBSJC temporarily suspended their school-based mentoring programs in the interest of public safety. However, this past fall, the organization was recognized as a mission critical partner and authorized to return to schools—but their return to normal is far from over. There are over 100 youth on the waitlist for mentorship. BBBSJC has recently kick-started the Bridge program, which engages these waitlisted youth in group activities. Mentors have also returned to schools in a limited capacity, and the after-school program in Solon and North Liberty continues to provide opportunities for support and mentorship to youth.⁠

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Johnson County is grateful for all forms of support they receive from the community. Visit the website for more information on how you can contribute: https://e-activist.com/page/12455/donate/1/

Learn more about the local nonprofits and retailers featured in this year's Give Guide: littlevillagemag.com/give

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