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Iowa newsIowa floodsIowa artsArts and Entertainment 24 Jun 2008
Brucemore Announces Flood Benefit Performance July 10-19 by Claudia Mueller Comment (0)

In an unpredented collaboration, six Cedar Rapids arts organizations are putting together an outdoor benefit production at Brucemore that will feature music and stories inspired by the city's recent floods. This event will replace the previously scheduled "Classics at Brucemore" production of Lysistrata. The new production, titled Moving Home, represents the largest joint production the area

Iowa newsIowa floods 20 Jun 2008
Help Iowans in Flooded Areas by Claudia Mueller Comment (0)

Take a look at these extraordinary photos of the flooding June 11-16—they capture the fury and devastation of the rising waters—at this Boston Globe site. To give you an idea of their impact, here's one of flood waters from the Iowa River deluging Oakville, Iowa, on  June 15.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)


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Iowa newsIowa floodsArts and Entertainment 19 Jun 2008
More Flood News from Cedar Rapids by Claudia Mueller Comment (0)

Here's the latest news from Mel Andringa and John Herbert, of CSPS, the innovative community arts organzation in Cedar Rapids, just 3 blocks from the Cedar River and smack dab in the heart of the worst flooding:

 "The good news is that today we gained access to CSPS. We can now tell you that the upper floors, where Legion Arts is located, suffered very little damage from the flood. The building as