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Paul Osgerby

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Jul 11, 2017

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...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Jun 28, 2017

'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...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Jun 28, 2017

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...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Jun 26, 2017

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...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Jun 22, 2017

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...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Jun 21, 2017

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...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Jun 20, 2017

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...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Jun 20, 2017

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...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Jun 19, 2017

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...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Jun 16, 2017

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...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Jun 9, 2017

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...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Jun 8, 2017

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...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Jun 7, 2017

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....

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Jun 6, 2017

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...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Jun 2, 2017

Director and guerilla artist Andrew H. Shirley is bringing his film, Wastedland 2 (2016), and a traveling exhibit of structures from the film, to RADinc. for an “immersive” experience Friday,...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | May 24, 2017

Hear ye, hear ye: The Iowa Renaissance Festival and Gathering o’ Celts will transmogrify Middle Amana Park into a historical wonderland for the next two weekends, featuring feast and potation...