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Genevieve Trainor

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jul 20, 2017

This Saturday, July 22, the sounds of soul will waft over the Cedar River with Cedar Rapids' first Rhythm and Soul on the River festival. For event organizer Richard Burdine,...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jul 13, 2017

July 17, 2015 marked the first day that community IDs were available in Johnson County. In celebration of that milestone, and to encourage people to renew those first-issued children’s IDs,...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jul 10, 2017

Vermont senator and former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is coming to Iowa City. Prairie Lights is hosting his appearance at Hancher Auditorium on Thursday night, August 31. Tickets will...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jun 6, 2017

The self-titled EP from Des Moines punk rockers Broken Ones, which dropped June 3 from Sump Pump records, is a fun, frenzied attack on the senses. The four tracks on...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jun 1, 2017

“I’ll see you again in 25 years,” promises Laura Palmer in the closing moments of cult classic TV series Twin Peaks. This year, creator David Lynch made good on that...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | May 24, 2017

Author and activist Taylor Brorby is a longtime voice for progressive environmentalism. Hailing originally from North Dakota, he brings a passionate love of the earth to his writing. Last year,...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | May 19, 2017

For anyone with a bit of the open prairie in their soul, Uptown Bill's Coffeehouse (730 S Dubuque St, Iowa City) is hosting singer Steve Cormier this Saturday, May 20...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | May 16, 2017

Among the exciting national acts brought in for the Iowa Arts Festival this year is Vermont-born, Brooklyn, New York-based songwriter Anaïs Mitchell. Deeply rooted in American folk traditions, Mitchell manages...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | May 16, 2017

“Let’s go back to Maggie Valley,” lopes Brian Johannesen’s precision drawl at the outset of the opening track to his just-released Northern Town. Track two, “Cascade Mountain Nights,” embraces the...

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Posted by Genevieve Trainor | May 12, 2017

Saving Brinton, a Northland Films documentary that was awarded an Iowa Arts Council grant last year, has just received an honor of another sort: The film has been invited to...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | May 4, 2017

Iowa City’s Brian Johannesen celebrates the release of his first solo full-length album this weekend with an album release party Saturday, May 6 at Big Grove Brewery and Tap Room...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Apr 21, 2017

"Our production is laced with the knowledge that we all have the ability to out-of-sight-out-of-mind the woes of the world," director Rachel Howell said in an email. "We've tried to...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Apr 20, 2017

It's not your average night out at The Mill. Through the efforts of Rich LeMay and Luke Spurlock-Brown, working together as Run of the Mill Theater, the restaurant -- most...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Apr 3, 2017

Green Gravel Comedy Festival announced today that passes for its fourth annual festival will go on sale today, April 3, beginning this afternoon. In conjunction, the festival, which runs May...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Apr 2, 2017

Kelly Link Prairie Lights -- Tuesday, April 4 at 4 p.m. Hancher -- Tuesday, April 4 at 6 p.m. Kelly Link will read at Hancher on Tuesday, April 4. --...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Mar 31, 2017

Iowa City's non-profit incubator the James Gang is engaging in some re-branding this spring, and it all kicks off with a logo design contest running the month of April.