Ames Historical Society Lecture

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Tammy Koolbeck, Executive Director of Iowa State Center will present "Cheers to 50 Years! Stephens Auditorium Marks a Milestone." 

Since its debut in 1969 on a former cornfield, the Auditorium has hosted performances as diverse as pop music, classical symphonies, ballet, and wrestling meets! Hear known and not-so-well-known behind-the-scenes stories about this remarkable building as it marks its first 50 years. 
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Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library and the Ames Historical Society. Supported by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation. Thanks to the Senior Variety Show for providing additional funding.

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