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Genevieve Trainor

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Five questions with a sometimes Santa

Here in the U.S., far from Santa’s home in the North Pole, countless helpers don the quintessential red suit and white beard and embody the spirit of Christmas for kids...

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Headliner announcement: Floodwater Comedy Festival is back for 2018

The Floodwater Comedy Festival announced the lineup today for their next fest, coming up March 1-3, 2018. Leading the pack is comedian Carmen Lynch. She will start off the festival...

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Combined Efforts Theatre presents ‘Shell Shocked,’ a new play by Janet Schlapkohl

A new play opening this Friday at Combined Efforts Theatre was the result of a talk that theatre founder Janet Schlapkohl presented on shell shock to the Society of Medicine...

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Mission Creek 2018: Built to Spill, Wye Oak, Jamila Woods and more

As Iowa City's Mission Creek Festival hits lucky number 13 this year, they're pulling out all the stops with a wide range of artists across genres and disciplines offering something...

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Album Review: Ryan Phelan — Memories

Cedar Rapids musician Ryan Phelan has been a mainstay on the close-knit music scene there for years, from beloved jam band Dr. Z’s Experiment to fresh effort Young the Lion....

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SCWPro’s ladder match redux comes to Wildwood Smokehouse and Saloon

SCWPro, a wrestling promotion out of Scott County, returns for its second bout in Iowa City this weekend, at the Wildwood Smokehouse and Saloon. Tickets are $10. The 14-year-old promotion...

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Musician Fiona Grey likes her pop dirty, with a theatrical flair

Chicago native Fiona Grey is excited to be back in the Midwest. She’s bounced between Los Angeles and Chicago for several years now, and her music career is based in...

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Lip Sync for Learning raises funds for Cedar Rapids Community Schools Foundation

Cedar Rapids school officials and community members will channel their inner rock stars on Friday at the second annual Lip Sync for Learning, a fundraiser for the Cedar Rapids Community...

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Track premiere: Brendan Hanks reinterprets himself with “Your Exile By Algorithm”

Brendan Hanks -- photo courtesy of the artist This spring, during Mission Creek Festival, a lucky few were treated to a unique sci-fi dining experience. The Sci-Fi CoLab brought together...

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Get your game on this Saturday at RADplay

RADplay RADinc. -- Saturday, Nov. 11 at 5 p.m. Screenshot of 'Bludgeon' by Cole Cecil. -- image courtesy RADplay Iowa City game developers will celebrate their community at RADinc. on...

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Documentary-focused nonprofit New Mile Media Arts to hold official launch party

University of Iowa filmmaker Kevin Kelley just won his second Emmy award this year, for Mural, a documentary about the UI’s iconic Jackson Pollock painting. Now, Kelley is poised to...

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RADinc.’s Halloween party will benefit the Rape Victim Advocacy Program

This Halloween, no matter what your costume, you can be a superhero by partying at RADinc. in support of the Rape Victim Advocacy Program (RVAP). A $5 donation gets you...

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Ion premiers a new video shot at the Englert ahead of a weekend of shows

Ion, of the Iowa City rap group the AWTHNTKTS, released a new video this week. “Roses,” like his previous video for “Love/Smokes,” was filmed in and around Iowa City, primarily...

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Tribute to honor Denis Johnson Friday

The Iowa Writers' Workshop will hold a tribute on Friday, Sept. 15 at 4 p.m. in honor of Denis Johnson, acclaimed writer and Workshop graduate (and former instructor) who passed...