Entries by Orange City Arts Council

Home of the Brave

This July 4th, Orange City Arts is partnering with Ode Storytelling of Sioux City and Edem Soul Music of Omaha to celebrate America’s brave veterans and her powerful citizens. Part of Onstage Orange City 2018, this event invites all local veterans and their spouses to come and be honored and thanked for their service as […]

Oh the Poss-abilities!

On August 1, Orange City Arts will partner with Village Northwest Unlimited and other area businesses to present an evening of tremendous possibility—or poss-ability, as we’re tagging it. “Oh, the Poss-abilities!” will feature award-winning and critically-acclaimed artists with disabilities, violinist and vocalist Gaelynn Lea and beloved storyteller Kevin Kling. We’ll be showcasing and spotlighting the artwork […]

Sneak Peek Preview for Chamber Members

Onstage Orange City 2018 (Shh!) Snag a VIP preview before the season is released to the public! Meet the artists and pick your favorites, then let us know which ones you’d like your sponsorship dollars (and your logo!) to be paired with.   June 6: Summer Suites (artists and gardens pending) June 13: Community Band […]

Arts Administration Assistant Needed!

Orange City Arts plans and executes over 20 events a year with artists from all over the world. Come be a part of the magic and take home more than just a paycheck. Meet artists and interact with audiences of all ages. Coordinate behind-the-scenes record keeping and events management with some of the kindest creative […]

Orange City Arts Announces 40th Anniversary Season!

For 40 years, Orange City Arts has been demonstrating that you don’t have to travel to the big city to enjoy world class entertainment, and the 2017-18 season adds more proof to the pudding. July 11th, 2017 begins Orange City Arts’ 40th year of providing top quality arts experiences to Sioux County, and starting September, we are celebrating […]

Orange City Arts announces new executive director, Lindsay Bauer

Orange City Arts recently announced its new executive director, Lindsay Bauer. Bauer graduated from Northwestern College in ’08 with a bachelor’s in theatre. She is one of the early organizers of the local theater troupe, The SchoolHouse Company, and served as its director of education. She then worked in Chicago as the after-school programs coordinator […]

Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs awards grant to Orange City Arts

ORANGE CITY— Three nationally-recognized ensembles — Cantus, Kevin Kling and Mermaid Theatre — will perform in Orange City in February and March. The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs and Iowa Arts Council recently announced a grant award to the Orange City Arts Council to support the project. Orange City Arts is adding several local activities […]

Meet the Artist: Yun Shin

Meet the Artist is a series of interviews with the Iowa Arts Council Artist Fellows. Yun Shin of Orange City is a Korean artist who believes that the process of making is a way of reconstructing relationships and remembering home. Relying on family treasures for inspiration, she reinterprets them by engaging in the intense process […]

They had a place, and their place was here

by Chris White All teenagers struggle to find their place. As a teacher, again and again, I see one question lingering on students’ faces: Where do I belong? But for kids who have immigrated to northwest Iowa from Mexico and Guatemala to flee widespread poverty and violence (some with their families, some without), those questions […]