Eddie Bowles Blues Celebration Flyer

Thursday, March 3 at 7:00 p.m. at the Hearst Center
Screening and discussion of Getting That Note Out, a documentary on the Waterloo-based blues guitarist Ethleen Morehead Wright (57 min). Director Francesca Soans leads a post-film discussion.

Friday, March 4
Release date for the Best of Eddie Bowles album on a variety of music streaming services. To access the album, click HERE.

Saturday, March 5 at 8:00 p.m. at Octopus on 2205 College Street, Cedar Falls
Local Blues Showcase featuring the Rush Cleveland Trio and Billy Lee Janey. Free will donations will be accepted for admission.

Eddie Bowles Historical Tour Mobile App Launch and Closing Reception at Hearst Center for the Arts
Tuesday, March 22 from 5:00–6:00 p.m.
Roundtable discussion featuring: Lucas Gray, Augmented Reality/Unity Developer; Sadie Hilton, UNI Augmented Reality Intern; Jim O’Loughlin, Head, UNI Department of Languages & Literatures; and Dana Potter, Assistant Professor, UNI Department of Communication & Media Join the launch of the Eddie Bowles Historical Tour, a Unity-based augmented reality mobile application (for iPhone & Android) that allows users to follow a two-mile trail of sites in Cedar Falls that played a significant role in the life of Eddie Bowles.

Join the app creators for a discussion about the process that led to the creation of the app, and be among the first to try it out. Support for this project was provided by the Cedar Falls Community Foundation’s Saul and Joan Diamond Arts & History Fund, Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities.