Flyover Fest — Iowa City’s fashion, culture and politics festival — announced additions to their line-up Friday morning, including renowned activists and filmmakers. […]
Since the historic Women’s March in 2017, Paola Mendoza’s art and activism has stretched from the Grammy Awards to New York Fashion Week to the star-studded People’s State of the Union. In April, she will discuss intersectionality and with Iowa City audiences as part of the Together We Rise book tour. […]
Hosted by the Obermann Center, Saturday’s crawl will draw the eye to hidden gems and tease the center’s upcoming symposium Against Amnesia: Archives, Evidence and Social Justice, starting March 1. […]
The library’s Storytime Room will host a mini black history film festival Saturday starting at 11:30 a.m., geared towards the whole family (and with popcorn for all). Black musicians are at the center of many of the featured films. […]
Leslie Knope may not have been a fan of libraries, but the Iowa City Public Library is up for a local government award named in her honor. Voting for the current round ends today. […]
Saturday marks the seventh annual PAWS for Love event, which raised $20,000 last year from 250 ticket sales and 150 auction items. CRACC Program Director Diane Webber expects even more guests this year to bid on 180 items.
There is no love more pure than that between a rescue pet and its adopter. Meet Bellatrix, Wally, Seymour, Peabody and Duncan — and the humans that adore them. […]
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Charles Nelson Reilly was a famous American actor, director and drama teacher. He appeared in or directed numerous films, plays and TV shows. But in the 1970s, when he was in his forties, he also spent quality time impersonating a banana in a series of commercials for Bic Banana Ink Crayons. So apparently he wasn’t overly attached to his dignity. Pride didn’t interfere with his ability to experiment. In his pursuit of creative expression, he valued the arts of playing and having fun. I encourage you to be inspired by his example during the coming weeks, Aquarius. […]
Sims, creator of the Floating Bunny Head comic series, is hosting a hero-drawing workshop in conjunction with Cedar Rapids Comic Con on Sunday, Feb. 4. […]
Thanks to an exchange with the New York’s Whitney Museum, CRMA will present two Edward Hopper exhibitions, opening Saturday. Visitors may enjoy the exhibits for free on Saturday.
newbo evolve is branded as a “multi-faceted festival” that “celebrates the creative Bohemian spirit through music, fashion, dance, food and technology.” […]
Woody Harrelson will spend Thursday in Iowa City, accompanying a free screening of his directorial debut Lost in London and a post-film conversation. The evening is presented by the University of Iowa Lecture Committee. […]