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Posted by Weekender | Jul 29, 2009

In honor of the end of the month, and those of you waiting for payday, this weekend’s Weekender is all about the freebies, with one, sort-of exception. Thursday, July 30...

Posted by Paul Sorenson | Jul 29, 2009

Okay, so it's a little late. But LV-ers Paul Sorenson and John Schlotfelt's discussion of the Pitchfork Music Festival still contains ageless tunes and wisely wise wisdom (they would hope)....

Posted by Weekender | Jul 23, 2009

It's a good week for music, a hopeful week for trains, and an even better week for discarded film stock. Huh? Friday, July 24 Found Footage Festival | The Picador...

Posted by Paul Sorenson | Jul 16, 2009

A sneak peak at Euforquestra's new album "Soup" on Little Village Live

Posted by Weekender | Jul 16, 2009

Thank you, Iowa City, for yet another weekend so amazing that The Weekender practically writes itself... And another thank you to last night's special guests on Little Village on the...

Posted by Craig Eley | Jul 9, 2009

Over the last few years, it seemed like the exponential spread of the summer mega-festival was never going to stop, as little Bonnaroos and Coachellas started showing up from Maine...

Posted by Kembrew McLeod | Jul 9, 2009

Tim Quirk was the lead singer, songwriter and guitarist for Too Much Joy, a poppy, punky band whose career spanned the 1980s and '90s. His old band is probably better...

Posted by Paul Sorenson | Jul 9, 2009

[audio:7_8_09_Little_Village_Radio.mp3] Little Village Radio 7/8/09 (mp3 download)

Posted by Scott Samuelson | Jul 9, 2009

In the beginning was High Fidelity, at least as far as I’m concerned. An actor I’d never noticed before by the name of Jack Black was channeling Generation X energies...

Posted by Weekender | Jul 9, 2009

Greetings Weekenders! Thanks to Big Ben Hansen for being our special guest last night on Little Village on the Air!  You can find Ben - along with the fairest of...

Posted by Weekender | Jul 2, 2009

Perhaps freedom isn't free, but 4th of July weekend is! Jazz Fest (July 3-5) is bringing some of the biggest names in Jazz to downtown Iowa City -- all for...

Posted by Paul Sorenson | Jul 2, 2009

[audio:7_1_09_Little_Village_Radio.mp3] Little Village Radio 7/1/09 (mp3 download)

Posted by Weekender | Jun 25, 2009

The IC Weekender is sponsored by the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival, July 2-4, 2009 **** LATE ADDITION: Official Michael Jackson Tribute Dance Party at the Picador tonight (Thursday 6/25, no...

Posted by Weekender | Jun 18, 2009

The IC Weekender is sponsored by the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival, July 2-4, 2009 Oh Weekend, where do you end? And where does Week begin? Oh Sun, you shine whenever...

Posted by Weekender | Jun 11, 2009

The IC Weekender is sponsored by the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival, July 2-4, 2009 Ah, just when we’ve started to recover from Arts Fest, the weekend is here again! Big...

Posted by Pete Wilson | Jun 9, 2009

Driving to Fort Dodge is not what I had in mind on a Wednesday, but when Vicki Price e-mailed saying she and her husband, blues guitar slinger Joe Price would...