The Box at LAMB Arts Regional Theatre Presents Aura
It's Friday the 13th but we ain't scairt! Although the winter weather expected tomorrow might put a crimp in some things. Join Steve Smith and Amy Roth with Cultural Continuum.
The Box at LAMB presents Aura, Akron Community Theater does Oliver, the Northwest Iowa Symphony Youth Orchestra performs their spring concert and it's time to play ball at the Sanford Museum in Cherokee.
It's spring and there is no lack of activities. Dr. Frank O'Neil talks about what happens when your brain gets tired, there is an award winning pianist performing at the Sioux City Art Center for Siouxland Federated Music Club, Stone State Park has its first walk of spring and it's Less Talk-More Bach at the National Music Museum.
For more than ten years, One Book One Siouxland has brought the community together to enjoy great books and quality programming that expands the reading experience. Today, I’m excited to recommend the 2017 One Book One Siouxland selection Shoeless Joe by the late W.P. Kinsella. Written while Kinsella attended the Iowa Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa, and originally published in 1982, this much beloved and magical baseball novel continues to resonate with readers of all ages.
He was just 23 years old when, in 1957, he won the MVP award. I was in third grade, and hard as it might be to believe, I don't think I thought of him as Black. He'd come up from the Negro league in fact, the very last player to arrive in the Bigs, at a time when African-Americans were just beginning to get a place in major league baseball dugouts.
Seems to me that Billy Bruton played next to him in centerfield, so he wasn't the only African-American on the roster. But he was early. Those old pics of that 1957 team--World Champ Milwaukee Braves!--have four or five others.
A virtual 5K with the troops at WITCC, test yourself against monsters in the Land of Lambia, a traveling exhibit on Coney Island at the Sioux City Public Museum and handbells galore at Central Baptist Church all part of this week's Cultural Continuum with Steve Smith and Amy Roth.