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Posted by Craig Eley | Oct 2, 2009

It’s October, and there are a ton of shows to talk about, so insert funny Halloween joke here, followed by an apology about how I just didn’t write this column...

Posted by Pete Wilson | Oct 2, 2009

Popping into the Mill for some happy hour relief is a familiar experience. Push through the battered wooden saloon doors and life slows appreciably. The cars outside continue to hustle...

Posted by Scott Samuelson | Oct 2, 2009

In Kinshasa, Zaire, on October 20, 1974, in what was billed as the Rumble in the Jungle, Muhammad Ali employed a strategy called the rope-a-dope, letting the reigning heavyweight champion...

Posted by Mike Mendenhall | Oct 1, 2009

Chuy Renteria is a b-boy. Sporting a cherry track jacket trimmed in white, caramel hair slicked into a pony-tail, the 24-year-old stands alone in an empty pedestrian mall. At 8:30...

Posted by Weekender | Oct 1, 2009

This week's Weekender is brought to you by Riverside Theatre THURSDAY A Dog's Life | Riverside Theatre (213 N Gilbert) | 7:30 pm | $12-28 Yes, Weekenders, this is your...

Posted by Paul Sorenson | Sep 30, 2009

Naftaly Stramer and Ofer Sivan, co-owners of Oasis Falafel, visit the studio to talk hummus hummus hummus... oh, and giving away 500 free sandwiches through their 5th anniversary blood drive...

Posted by Paul Sorenson | Sep 30, 2009

I.O.W.A. – the UI Breakers’ second annual break dancing jam – takes place Oct. 3 at the IMU, but Little Village Radio had founding member Chuy Renteria on last week...

Posted by Weekender | Sep 24, 2009

This week's Weekender is brought to you by Riverside Theatre So, we're one month into the fall semester, and everyone should have their bearings by now.  If you are still...

Posted by Weekender | Sep 17, 2009

This week's Weekender is brought to you by... Good Weekend to you, fair Weekenders! I hope you are enjoying harvest time as much as I am. Indeed, I say Yes...

Posted by Weekender | Sep 9, 2009

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Posted by Weekender | Sep 3, 2009

THURSDAY Lupe Fiasco | Hubbard Park (Jefferson and Madison, across from the IMU) | 8 pm | FREE SCOPE Productions, the University of Iowa's Student Commission on Programming and Entertainment,...

Posted by Weekender | Aug 27, 2009

Dear Students, I know the rain is a drag, but trust me, sunshine is not a required element in your ardent intellectual pursuit.  What you need is to complement your...

Posted by Weekender | Aug 20, 2009

Welcome to Welcome Weekend, Weekenders! Yes, a weekend 'specially designed for one of my favorite things: Sensory Overload. Our brains a-tingle, our appendages perhaps convulsing, our bewildered eyeballs falling out...

Posted by Weekender | Aug 13, 2009

Greetings Weekenders! We've had our share of national and international bands this summer, so we're dedicating this week's Weekender to the local scene--one newcomer, one local favorite that's leaving town,...

Posted by Weekender | Aug 6, 2009

Greetings Weekenders! Welcome to the calm before the storm.  As Iowa City waits with open arms for her many thousands of children to return, there are but 2 weekends left...

Posted by Paul Sorenson | Jul 30, 2009

Little Village friend Tara Atkinson, aka The Blue Calendar, was on LVRadio this week to play an in-studio track and talk about the plight of the basement-tapey upstart musician. (Other...