March | April | May

Lunchtime Concerts
Listen to live music performed by musicians from the University of Northern Iowa School of Music, the wcfsymphony, and the Northeast Area Music Teachers Association at noon on the second Friday of every month from September to May. Free-will donations are accepted, with all proceeds going to the UNI School of Music scholarship fund. Feel free to bring your lunch. Concerts start at noon.

April 13 UNI Octo-Bones
Octo-Bones are a trombone octet directed by Anthony Williams.

The Songbook Trio With Steph, Tom & Al
April 12, 7 p.m. Duke Ellington-America's Great Jazz Composer
The duo along iwth their new drummer, Al, covers major components of the American Songbook such as George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Richard Rodgers and Cole Porter, adn others. Music accompanies slides and videos on the screen behind teh stage, as well as music made by the composers themselves.

Readers Theater
The Red Herring Theatre Collective presents readers theater performances quarterly.
The series is sponsored by Jones Law Firm.

April 24, 7 p.m. Kimberly Akimbo
Set in the wilds of suburban New Jersey, KIMBERLY AKIMBO is a hilarious and heartrending play about a teenager with a rare condition causing her body to age faster than it should. When she and her family flee Secaucus under a dubious circumstances, Kimberly is forced to reevaluate her life. Directed by Kim Groninga. This event is free and open to the public.

Final Thursday Reading Series
The series features regional authors and provides a forum for local writers. Open mic signup is at 7 pm, and begins at 7:15. The featured author takes the stage at 8 pm.
Coffee provided by Sidecar, cream provided by Hansen's Dairy.

April 26 Marc Nieson

Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony and Concert
April 11, 7 p.m.
Hosted by Dr. Stephen Gaies and the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education
A brief interfaith community remembrance ceremony from 6-6:30 p.m. will be followed at 7 p.m. by a concert commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising which began on April 19, 1943. The Artistic director of the concert is Julia Bullard of the UNI School of Music. These events are sponsored by the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education, the Hearst Center for the Arts, and the UNI School of Music. The Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony is also sponsored by Sons of Jacob Synagogue (Waterloo), Catholic Parishes of Waterloo, and the Peace and Justice Center of the Cedar Valley. These events are free and open to the public. A reception will take place held following the concert.

James & Meryl Hearst Center for the Arts
304 W. Seerley Boulevard
Cedar Falls, Iowa, 50613
Gallery Hours
Mondays | Closed
Tuesday & Thursday | 10:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday & Friday | 10:00am-5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday | 1:00pm-4:00pm
Hearst Center for the Arts is part of the Department of
Municipal Operations & Programs, City of Cedar Falls.
City of Cedar Falls