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Posted by Jiyun Park | Aug 19, 2017

A one-week show of Midwest graffiti artists entitled “Alphabet City -- Style Reading” will be at RADinc (123 E. Washington St) this week. It’s a temporary show that includes a...

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 16, 2017

Watching cat videos on the internet -- whether done earnestly or ironically -- has long been something of a private endeavor. Sure, you might share your favorites, but odds are...

Posted by Michael Roeder | Aug 16, 2017

Looking back over the past year since Dick Prall took over the former Mahoney’s bar in Cedar Rapids, the event calendar of live acts shows how special the re-christened Dick’s...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Aug 15, 2017

Feed Me Weird Things, Vol. 2, Ed. 1: Robert Noyes w/ Alexander, Haunter Trumpet Blossom -- Wednesday, Aug. 16 at 9 p.m. Trumpet Blossom Café, 310 East Prentiss St. Iowa...

Posted by LV Promotions | Aug 15, 2017

Iowa City's Witching Hour festival, a joint venture between Little Village and the Englert Theatre, announced the 2017 lineup today. The festival, now in its third year, celebrates the unknown...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Aug 15, 2017

Actor, director and writer Bruce Campbell has crafted a career out of a certain kind of off-beat character. As an actor, he doesn’t disappear into a role, but rather imbues...

Posted by Kembrew McLeod | Aug 15, 2017

Grey Area, a joint venture by Flat Black Studios and White Rabbit clothing store, is an unusual new festival taking place just outside of Iowa City on Aug. 18 and...

Hot Tin Roof
Posted by Hot Tin Roof | Aug 15, 2017

We drive down blackjack road, thin and winding, hemmed by the woven trunks of trees and a sheer drop. “It’s a beautiful town,” he says. “All these trees. The hills....

Dear Kiki
Posted by Dear Kiki | Aug 15, 2017

If I’ve wanted to be a prostitute for over 15 years (since my early 20s), I should do it, right? I mean, it stands to reason that this isn’t a...

Dear Kiki
Posted by Dear Kiki | Aug 15, 2017

My grandmother (whom I love very much) went to the latest Fifty Shades movie with her gal pals recently, and since then she’s expressed a gradually growing interest in the...

Posted by Kent Williams | Aug 14, 2017

SassyBlack w/ DJ Espina, Wolf Mixer, M50 The Mill -- Friday, Sept. 1 at 9 p.m. SassyBlack performs at The Mill on the first night of the festival. -- photo...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Aug 14, 2017

Crystal City performing during their album release show at Gabe's. Saturday, August 12, 2017. -- photo by Zak Neumann. Crystal City took the stage at Gabe's Saturday night to celebrate...

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 12, 2017

Bend time and space to fit Constellations at Giving Tree Theater into your schedule. Jo Jordan and Kyle Shedeck, under the direction of Richie Akers, bring authentic emotion to a...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Aug 12, 2017

Tonight at the Yacht Club, two unlikely concepts will intertwine. Choreographer Angelia Mahaney (you may have seen her work as the grad student coordinator on Mission Creek Festival’s SciFi CoLab)...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Aug 11, 2017

Electro-indie band Enemy Planes take the stage at the Yacht Club Saturday, Aug. 9 alongside indie rockers the Fuss and Obelisks. Music starts at 9 p.m. and $6 gets you...

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 11, 2017

At the beginning and end of 'Conjure,' written by area poet and playwright Jennifer Rouse, the all-female cast joins hands and forms a circle, their faces turned inward toward one...