Catch Up With The Latest In Arts, Culture Events

Sean Jones and his quartet will kick off the postponed Civic Music Association season in January.
Photo: Civic Music Association

A few arts, culture and philanthropic organizations have announced new virtual events and postponements. Here’s the latest.

Jazz, Jewels and Jeans: Jazz, Jewels & Jeans, An Evening at Noce, will combine jazz with fundraising for a good cause, the Oakridge Neighborhood, at 7 p.m. Friday. Featuring the Max Wellman Quartet, the virtual-only event will be streamed live on YouTube and Facebook. Donations to benefit Oakridge Neighborhood are accepted here.

Passport to Prosperity Week: The Iowa International Center’s Passport to Prosperity Week will take place Sept. 21-27, when they will also showcase their Passport to Prosperity honorees. The program recognizes immigrants and refugees for their significant economic, cultural or social contributions to our communities and Iowa. The activities will include free virtual international trivia, a free webinar, a drive-through event called the Avenue of Flags, and a virtual Passport to Prosperity Program to conclude the week. The list of honorees can be found here, and a schedule of this year’s events can be found at this link.

Civic Music Association: The Civic Music Association has postponed its first three concerts of the 2020-21 season. Performances are now slated to start in January, with the Sean Jones Quartet on Jan. 15. Tickets go on sale Oct. 26.
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