Daily Archives: October 12, 2010

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet James Tate to read Oct. 21 at UI

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet James Tate, a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, will be reading from a selection of his work at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, in the University of Iowa’s Van Allen Hall, Lecture Room II.

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Finding Grant Wood in Iowa City

I grew up in Cedar Rapids, where Grant Wood was our hometown hero. We celebrated the regionalist painter by naming an elementary school and our area education agency after him, sending schoolchildren to see the world’s largest collection of his works at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, and displaying his stained glass windows in our city hall with pride….

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