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The Coliseum Joins in on Halloween Fun


Halloween Trick or Treat in Lamoni begins October 29th from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. and continues at the Coliseum on Halloween night with one showing of Nightmare Before Christmas at 9:00 p.m. “Tickets are seven dollars, except anyone who dresses up will pay only five dollars,” says Melinda Graham, Graceland University Student Activities Office Manager. Just in time for the season, ... Read More »

The Girl on the Train


This week’s feature attraction at the Lamoni Coliseum is The Girl on the Train. Commuter Rachel Watson (Emily Blunt) catches daily glimpses of a seemingly perfect couple, Scott and Megan, from the window of her train. One day, Watson witnesses something shocking unfold in the backyard of the strangers’ home. Rachel tells the authorities what she thinks she saw after ... Read More »

Deepwater Horizon


This week’s feature attraction at the Lamoni Coliseum is Deepwater Horizon. On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico, igniting a massive fireball that kills several crew members. Chief electronics technician Mike Williams (Mark Wahlberg) and his colleagues find themselves fighting for survival as the heat and the flames become stifling and overwhelming. ... Read More »

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children


This week’s feature attraction at the Lamoni Coliseum is Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. From visionary director Tim Burton comes an unforgettable motion picture experience based on the best-selling novel. When Jake discovers clues to a mystery that spans alternate realities and times, he uncovers a secret refuge known as Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As he learns ... Read More »

Free Screening of Less Traveled: A Journey from Pine to Palm this Thursday


Leon-based filmmakers Josiah Laubenstein and Iowa native Darrell Johnston, who grew up in Leon and graduated from Graceland University in 2010, will host a free screening of their documentary film, Less Traveled: A Journey from Pine to Palm, this Thursday at 6:00 p.m. at the Coliseum. The Jefferson Highway is both historically important and an important tourist attraction for Lamoni. ... Read More »

Magnificent Seven


This week’s feature attraction at the Lamoni Coliseum is The Magnificent Seven. Director Antoine Fuqua brings the classic story of good and evil to the Coliseum’s screen. Industrialist Bartholomew Bogue (Peter Sarsgaard) takes deadly control of the town of Rose Creek, terrorizes the townspeople, and slaughters a group of locals when they attempt to stand up to him. The desperate ... Read More »



On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson” when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that ... Read More »

Movie Reviews: Kubo and the Two Strings, Don’t Breathe


Kubo and the Two Strings The animated fantasy adventure film Kubo and the Two Strings, directed by Travis Knight, tells the tale of Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson of “Game of Thrones”), a Japanese boy who is responsible for his mother. Clever, kindhearted Kubo ekes out a humble living, telling stories to the people of his seaside town. But his ... Read More »

Juried Art Exhibition Opens


Guest Submission by Gary Rees The 2016 Graceland University Department of Art Annual Juried Art Exhibition opened last Thursday, April 7th, in the Constance Gallery with the display of art and announcement of awards. The exhibition runs through April 22nd. “As teachers, we have a very real passion for the success of our students,” Karen Gergely, Assistant Professor of Art, ... Read More »

Disc Golf Tournament Highlights Weekend

Graceland University Director of Student Activities, Brad Carr, and Grounds Manager, Bob Kelly, display a basket target where disc golfers will "putt" to "hole out" on the two disc golf courses in Lamoni during this weekend's tournaments.

Guest Submission: Gary Rees Once again, the Graceland University Colonel George Barrett Disc Golf Course and the J & B Rolling Hills Disc Golf Course will host the annual singles and doubles disc golf tournaments this weekend. A singles’ tournament at the GU course launches the weekend events on Saturday morning, April 16. Up to 90 competitors from recreational to ... Read More »

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