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Genevieve Trainor

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The Women’s March returns to Iowa City on the anniversary of the inauguration

In 2017, in the wake of the election of Donald Trump, women and allies converged on cities across the country for what turned out to be the largest mass protest...

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FilmScene’s HomeBrewFest is back, in a new venue

FilmScene is taking their fourth annual HomeBrewFest on the road. The event, which has in the past taken place at the theatre, is shifting venues to Big Grove Brewery &...

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Magician and author Nate Staniforth returns to Iowa on a magical mystery book tour

Staniforth is about to return to Iowa City’s Englert Theatre on Feb. 3. The impetus is Here Is Real Magic, the book, released on Jan. 16, that chronicles his journey...

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Album Review: Traffic Death — Dead End

Let me start out by saying that it brings me so much joy that we have, here in Iowa, a label like Sump Pump Records, that continually releases top-notch metal...

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Album Review: Pets With Human Names — Creature Comforts

Creature Comforts, the 2017 sophomore effort from Des Moines three-piece Pets With Human Names, is a tight, solid, confident rock and roll album. The band -- Alex Nickeson, Andrew Pierson...

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Music returns to the Sanctuary

This Saturday evening, the Sanctuary Pub makes its comeback as an Iowa City music venue — and it’s coming back strong. First on the bill for the bar, once known...

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Just announced: Buckethead at Gabe’s

With over 300 studio albums to his name, Brian Patrick Carroll -- better known to guitar aficionados as Buckethead -- is as prolific as he is proficient. He's collaborated with...

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Carriage rides and an indoor snowball fight promise warm fun at Coralville’s Winterfest

Every parent knows it: that wild look in the eyes of children of a certain age once the cold weather’s been around for a while. It’s a look that can...

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Flyover and Yoimono combine forces to bring you Good Vibes

Yoimono co-working community in Cedar Rapids (320 11th Ave SE, Suite 217) is kicking off 2018 with a joyous party designed, founding partner Will Lenzen Jr. said, to allow eastern...

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Reality Bites series continues at the Cedar Rapids Public Library

Cedar Rapids Public Library is holding the second installment in their new Reality Bites series on Wednesday, Jan. 3. Interested patrons will be taking a deep dive into the 2016...

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East coast grunge throwbacks Bucket take the stage at Gabe’s

Do yourself a favor and brave the cold on Wednesday night, Jan. 3 for a free show from Massachusetts-based, '90s throwback, garage pop rockers Bucket.

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Time still remains in 2017 for charitable giving

It is, many say, the season of giving. Filled with goodwill and grace from the wide array of winter holidays, and eager to meet the year-end deadline for tax purposes,...

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Giving Tree takes audiences to ‘Almost, Maine’

In 2010, an off-Broadway flop surpassed the classic, whimsical — royalty-free — Shakespeare comedy 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' as the most-performed show on U.S. high school stages. The play? John...

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In with the new: Explore unusual ways to ring in 2018

If you’re ready to eschew the raucous rituals in favor of simply letting go, these nontraditional New Year's Eve options might suit you well.