09 August 2021
CCAC holds reception for August featured artist Russ Fagle

CCAC holds reception for August featured artist Russ Fagle


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com In just the second in-person artist reception the Charles City Arts Center (CCAC) has held since the ...
Stump Improvement Committee gets to work

Stump Improvement Committee gets to work


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Initially saddened by the loss of the huge weeping willow tree that used to overlook Sunset Park in C...
02 August 2021
Featured artist brings ‘Multiplicity’ to Charles City Arts Center

Featured artist brings ‘Multiplicity’ to Charles City Arts Center


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Russ Fagle said he hopes his artwork can appeal to people from all walks of life, with different tastes a...
 
26 July 2021
Children’s theater presents ‘Dragon Trouble’

Children’s theater presents ‘Dragon Trouble’


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com After a whirlwind week, the Charles City Children’s Theatre performed the play “Dragon Troubl...
Mural artists meet the public

Mural artists meet the public


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Mural artists Erik Burke and Gaia — along with Gaia’s assistant Maltese — were tr...
19 July 2021
Work begins on ‘Town of Colors’ murals

Work begins on ‘Town of Colors’ murals


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com So far, artist Erik Burke’s impression of Charles City is “staring at a wall 10 hours a day.” ...
 
12 July 2021
CCAC plans ‘Town of Colors’ events

CCAC plans ‘Town of Colors’ events


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com The Charles City Arts Center is planning two events next week to coincide with the community’s “Town of...
05 July 2021
Final performance for Endless Summer

Final performance for Endless Summer


The Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Endless Summer played what it said would be its final show Saturday afternoon at Central Park in Charles ...
Abstract painter Provorse featured at CCAC

Abstract painter Provorse featured at CCAC


By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com Iowa City painter Jay Provose isn’t your typical artist, and he doesn’t create your typic...
 
01 July 2021
After 35 years, Endless Summer will play final show on Saturday

After 35 years, Endless Summer will play final show on Saturday


Concert in Central Park to be a tribute to founding member Bill Wolfe
By James Grob, jgrob@charlescitypress.com As rock ’n’ roll music i...