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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.

Posted by Weekender | Apr 15, 2010

Greetings, Weekenders! Hold please... I must check my watch... Yes, just as I suspected, Peak Weekend Season is upon us again.  Complete with weather you lap up spoon by mother...

Posted by Matthew Steele | Apr 12, 2010

Singer and mult-instrumentalist Bethann Gavin, also known as "Songbird Bethann", is becoming a familiar face in the local music scene, doing the solo thing and lending vocals to several local...

Posted by Kembrew McLeod | Apr 12, 2010

Prairie Pop: April 2010 - Apparently, the naked human voice isn’t good enough. Whether we’re talking about studio gimmickery or vocal tricks not aided by technology--Appalachian yodeling and Tuvan throat...

Posted by Andrew Sherburne | Apr 12, 2010

Features: April 2010 - The BS Gallery is not pretentious. “It's a nice flexible space,” says co-curator Chris Reno. “But it doesn't hide the fact that it's a basement.” Basements...

Posted by Paul Sorenson | Apr 12, 2010

Features: April 2010 - Let's talk about frames. Because if we start discussing "art," many will picture rectangle frames bearing painted and processed works, stuck on the static walls of...