Iowa Opera House Project http://iowapublicradio.org en Peter Mayer, Iowa Opera House Project spotlighted on The Folk Tree http://iowapublicradio.org/post/peter-mayer-iowa-opera-house-project-spotlighted-folk-tree <p></p><p>Iowa Public Radio's Cedar Falls facilities are the home of Studio-One-the-room (as opposed to Studio-One-the-programming-stream), an excellent venue for live music.&nbsp; As I write this, Studio-One-the-room is undergoing renovation and not available for use, but on April 28, The Folk Tree brings you some music that was recorded live there.</p><p>In the 2:00 hour, it's our favorite metaphysical Minnesotan singer-songwriter, Peter Mayer.&nbsp; Then in the 3:00 hour, Sam Knutson, Jordan Sellegren,&nbsp; and John Waite play music from their Iowa Opera House project.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 18:49:00 +0000 Karen Impola 18790 at http://iowapublicradio.org Peter Mayer, Iowa Opera House Project spotlighted on The Folk Tree Iowa's Opera Houses http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowas-opera-houses-0 <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Though opera houses once meant a town held status, many have since fallen into disrepair. Today efforts are underway to renovate and shed light on Iowa’s opera houses, including Sam Knutson's&nbsp;project, the Iowa Opera House Project, which brings Iowa performers into these antique spaces for locals to experience.</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 15:54:11 +0000 Charity Nebbe 14579 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa's Opera Houses Iowa's Opera Houses http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowas-opera-houses <p>Though opera houses once meant a town held status, many have since fallen into disrepair. Today efforts are underway to renovate and shed light on Iowa’s opera houses, including Sam Knutson's&nbsp;project, the Iowa Opera House Project, which brings Iowa performers into these antique spaces for locals to experience.</p><p>Later, Richard Poole and George Glenn, co-authors of <em>The Opera Houses of Iowa</em>, share the history of the state’s opera houses.</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 14:47:08 +0000 Charity Nebbe 4757 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa's Opera Houses