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Genevieve Trainor

Younger
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Dec 22, 2015

Listen to Younger on BandcampIowa City band Younger made an exciting appearance this week at number 41 on the ABC News list of the 50 Best Albums of 2015. It's...

Janelle Lauer
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Dec 21, 2015

On February 26, Next to Normal opens at Theatre Cedar Rapids. It's the sixth show of their 82nd season. It won the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 2010 and was...

The Champagne Academy of Irish Dance
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Dec 17, 2015

Champagne Academy of Irish Dance Christmas Céilí Old Brick (26 E Market St.) -- Saturday, Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. Photo courtesy of The Champagne Academy of Irish Dance Kick...

Combined Efforts Men's Choir
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Dec 17, 2015

Cocoa and Carols w/ Combined Efforts Men's Choir Iowa City Public Library -- Sunday, Dec. 20 at 2 p.m. Photo by Shelly Haganman This Sunday, spirits will be made bright...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Dec 16, 2015

Amidst the multitude of art and craft fairs in the Iowa City area where you can choose to do some (or all!) of your holiday shopping, Friday's Holiday Art Sale...

Scott County Wrestling
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Dec 10, 2015

This Saturday, in Walcott, Iowa, even local sports are getting into the holiday spirit! Scott County Wrestling (SCWPro) offers up a smash of a program: Season’s Beatings. All wrestlers are...

Radkey
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Dec 9, 2015

Missouri garage-rockers Radkey are swinging back into Iowa City for another round at Gabe’s on Saturday, Dec. 12. With hints of the Melvins mixed with a bit of a John...

Maintenance Mode
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Dec 9, 2015

Public Space One will host a new gallery exhibition, opening Dec. 11, titled Maintenance Mode. The pieces explore the often tense relationship between art and work, and the ways in...

Marc Maron
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Dec 8, 2015

Mission Creek Festival has made its first lineup announcement for the eleventh annual event, set for April 5–10, 2016. Festival passes ($135/$350 — see below for details) will go on...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Dec 3, 2015

Illustration by Becky Laff The Nutcracker The Englert Theatre ($16-$18) Fri., Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m. Sat., Dec. 5, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sun., Dec. 6, 2 p.m. and 6:30...

Hailey Whitters
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Nov 20, 2015

Hailey Whitters Black Sheep www.haileywhitters.com I hesitated, at first, to review this album. I’m not generally a fan of country music, and I didn’t know if I could pull off...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Nov 19, 2015

Joe Hill's Last Will CSPS Hall -- Saturday, Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. On Nov 19, 1915, after a questionable trial over a trumped-up murder charge, labor activist and songwriter...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Nov 12, 2015

This improv group could even make "You have died of dysentery" funny! -- image via JOYRIDE JOYRIDE Theatre Cedar Rapids’ Grandon Studio -- Fri-Sun, Nov. 13-15 Theatre Cedar Rapids breaks...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Nov 4, 2015

In Nov. 2013, an expedition that would have a profound impact on our understanding of our human ancestry commenced at the Rising Star cave system in Gauteng Province, South Africa....

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Oct 30, 2015

"Home Sweet Home" -- photo via Flickr Creative Commons Beyond Visible Light: Searching for Clues to the Unknown in the Heart of the Milky Way Galaxy Iowa City Public Library...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Oct 27, 2015

Psycho Beach Party Johnson County Fairgrounds -- Through Nov. 1 In his program notes for Psycho Beach Party, director Louis Edward Doerge says of the show that, “at its core,...