Theatre is a sophisticated expression of a basic human need -- one might call it an instinct -- to mimic, to project stories onto ourselves and others, and to create meaning through narrative and metaphor.
Theatre brings people together.
Theatre models for us a kind of public discourse that lies at the heart of democratic life, and builds our skills for listening to different sides of a conversation or argument, and empathizing with the struggles of our fellow human beings whatever their views may be.
Both the making of theatre and attending of theatre contribute to education and literacy. Watching the characters talk back and forth in the theatre is tricky; it requires sharp attention, quick mental shifts, and nimble language skills.
Theatre as an industry contributes to our economy and plays a special role in the revitalization of neglected neighborhoods.
It influences the way we think and feel about our own lives and encourages us to take a hard look at ourselves, our values, and our behavior.
Discover your own reasons as you attend a live show at Theatre Cedar Rapids with this $50 TCR gift certificate.
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"Family Golf" doesn't get any better than Airport National Public Golf Complex, located 10 minutes from downtown Cedar Rapids and 20 minutes from downtown Iowa City. We strive to give our patrons an exceptional golf experience at an affordable price. Our wide, green fairways and rolling hills make for one memorable round of golf. And with 27 holes of golf available for play this season, we are your home for your golf value in the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City area.
Up for auction we have two passes for 18 holes of golf and two certificates for mini golf ($54 value).
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You don't need to leave home to discover amazing art. This item allows you and your family to spend an amazing year surrounded by art through the purchase of this one year family membership to the Cedar Rapids Musem of Art (redeem by May 31, 2015, valued at $60).
If you are interested in regionalist artist Grant Wood, you’ve come to the right place! At the CRMA you can view the world’s largest collection of works by Grant Wood. A visit to the original Grant Wood Studio—located just blocks from the Museum—allows you to take a guided tour of the space where Wood lived and worked from 1924 to 1935.
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Although spelling "Mississippi" may challenge students at many a spelling bee... you will find your time spent at the National Mississippi River Museum to be both educational and enjoyable!
This auction is for two admissions to the musem. Please note- the passes expire 10-31-14.
The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium (NMRMA) is the key attraction in the Port of Dubuque. An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the Museum & Aquarium river-front campus is the only interpretive center for the entire Mississippi. Visitors to the NMRMA can take an entertaining and informative journey on the Mighty Mississippi; enjoy dynamic aquariums, historical exhibits and a stroll through the wetlands and boatyard. Each visit is a truly interactive experience where visitors can get "up close and personal" with live critters, become barge pilots, and tour the steamboat William M. Black.
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Just think of the caffinated fun you can have with this:
pound of SumatraMandheling whole bean coffee
$10 Gift Certificate to Wit's End Coffeehouse (expires May 2015)
I think that this auction listing would be more interesting if I were drinking the Sumantra Mandheling as I typed, but it is yours with a winning bid!
Days are chock full of stress. So when we discovered that a cup of coffee, a cinnamon scone and a smiling face can help erase the day’s problems, we wanted to share that with others. And the more we’ve shared it, the more fun we’ve had.
We created Wit’s End to be a place where we know your name and your favorites without making you bare your soul to a barista. But if you want to share something interesting of a more confidential nature, well, pull up a stool and let’s talk…
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“Live with intention.Walk to the edge.Listen Hard.Practice wellness.Play with abandon.Laugh.Choose with no regret.Appreciate your friends.Continue to learn.Do what you love.Live as if this is all there is.” â€• Mary Anne Radmacher
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“living eulogy.she danced.she sang. she took.she gave.she loved.she created.she dissented. she enlivened.she saw. she grew. she sweated.she changed.she learned. she laughed.she shed her skin.she bled on the pages of her days,she walked through walls,she lived with intention.” â€• Mary Anne Radmacher
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This decorative yard spinner has a double rotor windmill with ribbons of nylon in alternating team colors. The disk on the front of the spinner and the triangular direction rudder are silk screened with the officially licensed college logos. Easy to assemble. Comes with step by step instructions.