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Album Review: Good Morning Midnight — Basket of Flowers

The ’90s, in its sentimentalities and aesthetics, holds a certain hankering for its glossy, bouncy pop music. From Oasis to Weezer, there’s an implicit innocence at odds with an ever-corrupting...

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‘EatChewAlive’ art exhibit takes over RADinc. for the month of July

'EatChewAlive' is visual artist John Schlue’s debut exhibition in Iowa City -- some 14 years after he graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in studio art. The...

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Girls Rock! Iowa City campers take the stage this Saturday

For one week Girls Rock! Iowa City campers -- aged 8 to 16 -- have been learning about instruments and marginalized identities in rock and roll. On Saturday, July 1...

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The Battle to Heaven: Japan’s MONO to transcend at Gabe’s

Added as part of their three-month North American tour, Japanese gazed-out four-piece MONO will provide an instrumental backdrop for emotional discernment at Gabe’s on Wednesday, June 28. Doors open at...

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Old Thrashers reincarnated for UAY benefit Saturday

Following a hiatus -- and after being resuscitated by a new organizer -- the annual Old Thrashers event returns, bringing four bands from the 1980s underground scene to Iowa City...

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Downtown Iowa City testing out open containers with a Saturday block party

In their most ambitious event yet, the Iowa City Downtown District is bringing together dozens of local businesses to throw a get-together spanning seven blocks and the Ped Mall in...

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Pop-up Iowa City book fair is timed for the solstice

In keeping with the time-honored symbolism of the solstice -- the season for ascension in knowledge -- the Solstice Book Fair will take over the Iowa City Masonic Building from...

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Album Review: Druids — Cycles of Mobeum

Des Moines’ Druids has drastically brought their influences to the forefront on their latest album. 'Cycles of Mobeum' (2016) — a 43-minute odyssey charting the journey of the character Warpia...

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UI professor receives death threats over article on classical art

In an era when alt-right groups have co-opted the images of white, classical statues, a University of Iowa classics professor published articles about classical art undermining those achromatic images that...

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Iowa Juneteenth celebrations include premiere of ‘Cross-Examined,’ a play about desegregating Post-Emancipation Keokuk

Cross-Examined, a play by University of Iowa MFA playwriting candidate Margot Connolly, will be performed at the Coralville Public Library on Sunday, June 18 at 3 p.m. as well as...

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RADinc. to host its first dance party

Dance Party! RADinc. -- Friday, June 9 at 10 p.m. Attentat kicking off a show. Thursday, April 27, 2017. — photo by Zak Neumann. Iowa City’s storefront pop-up venue will...

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FilmScene brings the wizardly world of Harry Potter back to the big screen this summer

Starting this week with 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,' FilmScene will be showing the eight movies in the Potter chronology in succession every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 10...

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Iowa City favorite Seoul Grill has extended hours of service

Seoul Grill is extending their hours of operation. The previously lunch-only Korean restaurant will now stay open from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 11:30 a.m....

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Album Review: Thuh Chocolate Hogboys — The Penaissance

Iowa City’s rotating ensemble of veiled space cadets, Thuh Chocolate Hogboys, have given to the world their 30-track, eight-hour freak-of-nature The Penaissance (phallic, indeed), due to drop as a 12-sided...