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Posted by Larry Baker | Sep 25, 2017

Wine and Words: A Premiere Party for 'From A Distance' Luxe Interiors -- Thursday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. Iowa City author Larry Baker's latest book, 'From a Distance,' is...

Posted by Rob Cline | Sep 24, 2017

Suzzy Roche and her daughter Lucy Wainwright Roche are, of course, well aware of the famous musical figures in their extended family. From The Roches, Suzzy’s vocal group with her...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Sep 23, 2017

Mdou Moctar performs at Trumpet Blossom Cafe. Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. -- photo by Zak Neumann Chris Wiersema's Feed Me Weird Things listening series hosted another night of music and...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Sep 23, 2017

One of the looks during the Unique 2, a fashion show presented by Born Leaders United in an alley off the pedestrian mall. Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. -- photo by...

Posted by Emma McClatchey | Sep 22, 2017

The University of Iowa Campus Activities Board (CAB) are hosting a stand-up comedy show with three of the stars behind your favorite 'Bob's Burgers' characters. H. Jon Benjamin, the voice...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Sep 22, 2017

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...

Posted by Rob Cline | Sep 21, 2017

The 10th season of Tales from the Writers’ Room kicks off, as it were, with 1st and 10, this Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22 and 23, at CSPS Hall. Performances,...

Posted by Kent Williams | Sep 21, 2017

Fiddler's Picnic Johnson County Fairgrounds -- Sunday, Sept. 24 at 12 p.m. Fiddler's Picnic 2005. -- photo courtesy of Friends of Old Time Music This coming Sunday, Sept. 24, at...

Posted by Mike Kuhlenbeck | Sep 20, 2017

FilmScene and the Bijou Film Board will host a special screening of the new documentary Whose Streets? with a panel discussion at the 5 p.m. showing, as part of Art...

Posted by Kembrew McLeod | Sep 19, 2017

Musicians Kevin Shea and Matthew Mottel dubbed themselves Talibam! because it was the most unhip name they could think of, especially compared to the then-current new crop of Brooklyn groups...

Posted by Leah Vonderheide | Sep 19, 2017

Setting up in small towns from Minnesota to Texas, the Brintons’ traveling cinema show was for most Midwesterners of the era a first encounter with moving images. Unfortunately, in 1919,...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Sep 19, 2017

Known for his embrace of music styles from the ’20s, ’30s, and ’40s, Pokey LaFarge returns to the Englert Theatre this week in support of his seventh album, Manic Revelations....

Posted by Mike Kuhlenbeck | Sep 18, 2017

Hip-hop artist P.O.S will be headlining an Iowa City concert with special guest B L A C K I E and opening act AWTHNTKTS at the Blue Moose Tap House...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Sep 18, 2017

Chicago’s Wild Belle is fronted by Elliot and Natalie Bergman, siblings whose first album, Isles, was released in 2013. Since playing Gabe’s in 2016, the group has released a second...

Posted by Jon Burke | Sep 18, 2017

Mental Health Expo Keynote: Sara Benincasa Sun Room, Memorial Union, Iowa State University -- Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. The writer/comedian will speak at ISU's Mental Health Expo. --...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Sep 14, 2017

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...