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Genevieve Trainor

Ian Svenonious descends on Iowa City
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jan 25, 2016

An Evening with Ian Svenonius Trumpet Blossom Café -- Friday, Jan. 29 at 9 p.m. Ian Svenonious is the Mission Creek Artist-in-Residence for 2016 Acclaimed Washington, D.C.-based musician Ian Svenonius...

Raidcal Abacus
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jan 21, 2016

Octavia Butler. Jean-Michel Basquiat. Nicki Minaj. You don’t often see these disparate names in the same context -- but when you do, recent transplant to Iowa City, poet, performer and...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jan 20, 2016

A full year is a long time to be on tour. Then again, 25 years is a long time to be in a band. Local H, who played their first...

'Documented' will be showing at the Define American Film Festival
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jan 19, 2016

Still from Jose Antonio Vargas' film 'Documented. Vargas will be a panelist for his film screening on Jan. 23. Define American Film Festival Des Moines Art Center -- Thursday, Jan....

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jan 14, 2016

Hamilton Leithauser of The Walkmen -- photo by Omer Wazir Grand Opening Show Daytrotter -- Monday, Jan. 18 at 6 p.m. Music website and recording studio Daytrotter announces the culmination...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jan 14, 2016

Sword fighters are featured throughout the day in the Whipple Theatre -- photo by Amanda Eldred Mid-Winter Renaissance Faire Cedar Rapids Public Library -- Saturday, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m....

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jan 14, 2016

Trekkie Monster is just one of many puppets featured in this R rated comedy -- photo courtesy of University of Utah Department of Theatre. Opening Night: Avenue Q Theatre Cedar...

Ashraf Fayadh
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jan 11, 2016

Reading for Ashraf Fayadh Shambaugh House -- Thursday, January 14 at Noon Poet Fayadh was sentenced to death for apostasy in November. -- photo via his Instagram account. As part...

John Carpenter's The Thing at FilmScene
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jan 11, 2016

John Carpenter's The Thing FilmScene & Forbidden Planet -- Sunday, January 17 at 5 p.m. John Carpenter's 'The Thing' will be showing at FilmScene Classic 1982 sci-fi horror film The...

Historian Mike Zahs
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jan 7, 2016

Historian Mike Zahs stands outside the historic opera house in Ainsworth, Iowa. -- photo courtesy of Andrew Sherburne In 1981, then-junior high history teacher Michael Zahs lucked into a treasure...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jan 7, 2016

The Outer Vibe Parlor City Pub -- Sun., Jan. 10 at 4 p.m. This self-described “cinematic surf disco” ensemble from Grand Rapids, MI takes the stage at Cedar Rapids’ Parlor...

Halfloves
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jan 7, 2016

Halfloves album release party Englert Theatre -- Friday, March 4 at 8 p.m. Iowa City's Halfloves; photo by Lizzie White This March, a local band familiar to many will get...

Policy on the Rocks at Lion Bridge
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jan 7, 2016

Policy on the Rocks Lion Bridge Brewing Company -- Thursday, January 7 at 4:30 p.m. The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance kicks off its 2016 Policy on the Rocks series...

LOBAS
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jan 6, 2016

Land of Blood and Sunshine Lady and the Trance www.cartoucherecords.com Lady and the Trance, the upcoming release from Marshalltown’s Land of Blood and Sunshine, is the kind of record that...

Rachel Bloom to headline Green Gravel
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jan 4, 2016

Green Gravel Comedy Festival Iowa City -- Mar. 4–5, 2016 Photo courtesy of Green Gravel Comedy Festival This time just two years ago, the folks at Green Gravel Comedy Festival...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Dec 30, 2015

Marty Norton as Vivian Bearing; photo courtesy of Richie Akers Wit Giving Tree Theater -- Jan. 1–10, 2016 at 8 p.m. Fri. & Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. Opening this...