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Posted by Kembrew McLeod | May 3, 2010

Prairie Pop: May 2010 - British collage artist Vicki Bennett balances her avant-garde sensibilities with a dose of goofiness--perhaps more so than some of her other peers in the sound...

Posted by Todd Kimm | May 3, 2010

Experiencing this year’s Mission Creek Festival after having just returned from SXSW brought a few things to mind. First, there can be no argument: These are two of the best-run...

Posted by Scott Samuelson | May 3, 2010

Talking Movies: May 2010 - It’s always risky making generalizations involving gender. But what’s life without a little risk? Motherhood is the social role most likely to devour a person’s...

Posted by Joe Fassler | Apr 29, 2010

The Secret Octagonal Barn in West Liberty, IA. The Secrest Octagonal Barn in West Liberty is a vast, open space built in the eight-sided style popular in 1883, when it...

Posted by Weekender | Apr 29, 2010

THURSDAY Take Back the Night | 7-10 pm | Pentacrest | FREE Who's doing real work to make Iowa City a safer place? Clue: It's not the City Council. Take...

Posted by Matthew Steele | Apr 28, 2010

From KRUI Studios in Iowa City, Iowa, we are happy to present a performance by one of Iowa City's most celebrated musicians, Samuel Locke Ward. Locke Ward has released too...

Posted by Drew Bulman | Apr 26, 2010

Classically trained bassist Mike Silverman, known as That 1 Guy, gave Gabe's a taste of his Magic Pipe Sunday night. By that, we of course mean his homemade dual steel...

Posted by John Schlotfelt | Apr 26, 2010

Photos by Zak Neumann Thursday night's three three-man-band bill at The Blue Moose Tap House's Blue Room (upstairs) was a master class in the power of the trio. All three...

Posted by Paul Sorenson | Apr 23, 2010

Photos by Zak Neumann If you're going to make an album like Hospice, you have to deal with the consequences. The Antlers debut held a place in my top five...

Posted by admin | Apr 23, 2010

The Way We Get By Bijou Theatre Saturday, April 24, 7pm Why did buying DVDs become all the rage in the 2000s? Director commentaries. Just as interesting as watching the...

Posted by Weekender | Apr 22, 2010

Greetings, Weekenders! Are you ready for Riverfest? Yes, it's already time for another big music festival, and this one's got tons of daytime stuff for the whole family too! Which...

Posted by Dawn Frary | Apr 21, 2010

Whether or not we realize it, we are each given a canvas at birth. This canvas is one we wear, one we carry with us where ever we go. Some...

Posted by Matthew Steele | Apr 21, 2010

Playwright, break beat poet and hip hop educator Idris Goodwin takes us to school on the 4/21/10 edition of Little Village Live. Little Village Live is 5-6 pm every Wednesday...

Posted by Elizabeth Munger | Apr 20, 2010

Karen Hanmer - All Shook Up Calling all you Iowa City crafters, hipsters and makers if you haven’t given book arts a try it may be time you did! The...

Posted by Andrew Sherburne | Apr 16, 2010

I'll always take a good documentary over a good drama. Any good cinema is like a daydream, but to disappear into a dream that isn't a dream? That's a pleasure...

Posted by Drew Bulman | Apr 15, 2010

Local music artist Bethann Gavin stopped by Little Village Live to sing a few songs and talk with hosts Paul Sorenson and Matt Steele Wednesday.