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Posted by Cheryl Graham | Jul 22, 2017

A marriage proposal in the front row. A nine-months pregnant woman a few chairs back from me. A family of four in matching home-sewn Sgt. Peppers outfits, dancing and singing...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jul 21, 2017

The Indian Creek Nature Center (5300 Otis Rd SE, Cedar Rapids), a longtime resource to nature enthusiasts, has recently updated and upgraded its campus. As part of that effort, the...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Jul 20, 2017

The beer garden at Gabe's is a great place for a show. There are a few downfalls to playing outside, though, weather being one of them: A bit of rain...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jul 20, 2017

This Saturday, July 22, the sounds of soul will waft over the Cedar River with Cedar Rapids' first Rhythm and Soul on the River festival. For event organizer Richard Burdine,...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Jul 18, 2017

Bogusman's summer tour brings them to Gabe's on Thursday night with the show kicking off at 10 p.m. downstairs. Hailing from Lincoln, Nebraska Bogusman play self described proggy post-punk thats...

Posted by Rachel Korach Howell | Jul 16, 2017

There is an incredible adaptability inherent in theatre and I rejoice inside when I get the opportunity to explore it along with a group of artists and their audience. I...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Jul 15, 2017

Zuul performs at the Trumpet Blossom. Friday, July 14, 2017. -- photo by Zak Neumann. Friday night brought another great genre-spanning show to the Trumpet Blossom Cafe with Babydoll, Tires...

Posted by Jaret Morlan | Jul 13, 2017

The best true stories are the ones that feel too unlikely to be true but too honest to be made up. There is a moment in The Big Sick, the...

Posted by LV Promotions | Jul 13, 2017

David Dondero returns to Iowa City with his “outbound sound” and the ups and downs (yes, he’s “been over- and under-rated”) of a singer-songwriter who has made a career not...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jul 11, 2017

Keep an eye out for flying objects in Cedar Rapids this week. The 70th annual International Jugglers’ Association Festival is in town.

Posted by Zak Neumann | Jul 11, 2017

Jordan Bleau is no stranger to Iowa City. The Minneapolis-based musician and No Problem Records co-founder made the rounds at local bars and DIY venues with the now defunct fuzz-pop...

Posted by Julia Davis | Jul 11, 2017

It may be 2017, but tonight drag queen Roxie Mess is channeling her inner ’80s superstar. From the moment she takes the stage, she controls the crowd at Studio 13,...

Posted by Michael Stenerson | Jul 11, 2017

Last month, photographer Michael Stenerson spent an afternoon with three local vintage purveyors. While sifting through their extensive archives for this shoot, they chatted about how they fell into thrifting...

Posted by Kent Williams | Jul 11, 2017

Aseethe, the Iowa City band made up of Brian Barr and Eric Dierks, has been kicking around the Midwest heavy music scene for a few years now, with an evolving...

Posted by Kembrew McLeod | Jul 11, 2017

“Lubbock or leave it,” the old saying goes, so Lowell Cross decided to leave the straight life behind for avant-garde adventures abroad. Born in 1938 and largely raised in that...

Astrology Forecast
Posted by Astrology Forecast | Jul 11, 2017

CANCER (June 21-July 22): It’s prime time for you to break through any inhibitions you might have about accessing and expressing your passion. To help you in this righteous cause,...