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Winterfest concert is Jan. 26 at Fisher Community Center

The Orpheum Theater Center will feature two bands in one night of great progressive rock music during its third annual Winterfest concert on Saturday, Jan. 26. The popular SIRES and Halfloves will perform in the Fisher Community Center auditorium from 7 to 10:15 pm. Halfloves will perform a 90 minute set from 7 to 8:30,…

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Orpheum Theater Center construction update

The Orpheum Theater Center, owned and operated by Iowa Valley Community College District, has been closed since the July 19 tornado that struck Marshalltown. With an estimated $1.5 million in damages, the theater repair is being overseen by LJ Roth Restoration Service from Olds, Iowa. Barring any unforeseen delays, the Orpheum could re-open as soon…

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Orpheum hosts Starch Duo on Dec. 8

The Orpheum Theater Center hosts a performance by Starch Duo on Saturday, Dec. 8, at 7 pm at the Iowa Veterans Home, 1301 Summit St. in Marshalltown. Ben Schmidt on vocals and guitar and Rich Wagor on upright bass will play the blues standards, old country songs, songs from the American songbook, and impeccably crafted…

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Orpheum hosts Irish Christmas in America on Nov. 29

The Orpheum Theater Center hosts Irish Christmas in America on Thursday, Nov. 29, from 7 to 9 pm at First Baptist Church, 700 E. Olive St. in Marshalltown. Now in its 14th year, the Irish Christmas in America show features musicians and dancers from Ireland performing a spectacular Christmas program. Tickets are $25 and can…

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Orpheum hosts Crystal City on Nov. 3

The Orpheum Theater Center hosts a concert by Crystal City on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 7 to 9 pm in Dejardin Hall at the Iowa Valley Continuing Education Center. The venue is located at 3702 S. Center St. in Marshalltown, on the southwest corner of the Iowa Valley/MCC campus. Tickets are $12.50 and can be…

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Orpheum hosts Blues & BBQ on Oct. 13

The Orpheum Theater Center hosts the third annual Blues & BBQ event on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 6 to 9:30 pm in Dejardin Hall at the Iowa Valley Continuing Education Center. The venue is located at 3702 S. Center St. in Marshalltown, on the southwest corner of the Iowa Valley/MCC campus. Tickets are $30 and…

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Orpheum Theater presents Fiesta de Perú on Sept. 18

The Orpheum Theater Center is hosting a Fiesta de Perú featuring brass band La Patronal on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 7 pm at the Iowa Valley Continuing Education Center, 3702 S. Center St., in Marshalltown. Tickets are $12.50 each and will be sold at the door beginning at 6 pm; admission is free to MCC…

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Orpheum offers July Summer Family Movie Series

The Orpheum Theater Center at 220 E. Main St. is hosting a Summer Family Movie Series during the month of July. Family-friendly movies will be shown each Friday at 4 & 7 pm and Saturday at 1 & 4 pm. Admission is free thanks to local business sponsorships, but tickets must be obtained in advance….

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Improvisational comedy returns to the Orpheum May 5

They’re back! On Saturday, May 5, the IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center will again host “INSTANT COMEDY … Just Add Spam.” Directed by Chad Weir, Just Add Spam is a live, improvisational comedy show that made its debut at the Orpheum in 2012, and this spring’s ‘improv’ promises to be better than ever. The show will…

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6th Annual National Poetry Month event at the Orpheum

Marshalltown Community College will celebrate National Poetry Month with “The United State of Poetry” on Monday, April 16, at the IVCCD Orpheum Theater Center. The event will include a variety of classical poetry readings beginning at 7 pm. A few readers are still being recruited, but many will be MCC students. Organizers anticipate that the…

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