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Posted by Maggie Anderson | Mar 13, 2009

Agency Leighton Pierce Related: Q&A with Leighton Pierce www.leightonpierce.com In his latest work, film and video artist Leighton Pierce gives visual manifestation to one of modern society’s greatest fears: lost...

Posted by Scott Samuelson | Mar 13, 2009

La Strada dir. Federico Fellini 108 mins In the early morning hours, at the end of a spirited drinking party, as passed-out sophisticates snore on the couches, an old man...

Posted by Craig Eley | Mar 13, 2009

March in the actual world might be known for St. Patrick’s Day or warmer weather (hopefully), or a certain kind of basketball madness, but in the music world, it’s all...

Posted by David Henderson | Mar 13, 2009

St. Paddy’s Day in Iowa City can easily devolve into a grotesque debacle, a cavalcade of fake accents, leprechaun abuse, green beer and vomit -- the traditional parade of stereotypes. ...

Posted by Weekender | Mar 13, 2009

It’s Friday the 13th for the second time this year. You may be inclined to stay inside, but if your triskaidekaphobia isn’t too bad, here are a few options for...

Posted by Weekender | Mar 4, 2009

Its supposed to be a great weekend to get outside. It’s also a great weekend for some local art happenings. Art and weather collide on Friday, but there’s plenty else...

Posted by Weekender | Feb 27, 2009

February's almost over, but before it is, celebrate Black History Month and catch some musical battles. Friday, February 27 Summercamp Battle of the Bands | The Yacht Club | 8pm...

Posted by Weekender | Feb 26, 2009

With Spring Break approaching (and this inexplicably only now popping up on my Google Alerts), it's fun to reminisce about some of the awards our vaunted University has won this...

Posted by Kent Williams | Feb 19, 2009

Not only do I occasionally do a DJ mix from time to time, I host other people's mixes as a favor. And seeing as how the average LV reader is...

Posted by Weekender | Feb 19, 2009

Every once in awhile we like to switch it up a bit on the Weekender—try a little something different. So for this edition, we’re scrapping the daily breakdown for a...

Posted by Kent Williams | Feb 18, 2009

Troy from She Swings She Sways wrote me to ask that I announce here that they'll be playing the Iowa Public Radio "Java Blend" show this coming Friday. So I'm...

Posted by Weekender | Feb 12, 2009

Last weekend was a lost weekend for the weekender. My usual Thursday morning weekender write up time was replaced with a trip to the hospital for the birth of my...

Posted by Paul Sorenson | Feb 2, 2009

This is a story about the story of books in Iowa City, told through the words of the town’s mesh of buyers and sellers and enjoyers, young and old and...

Posted by Weekender | Jan 29, 2009

There's a little something going on this Sunday called the Super Bowl. 43% of all U.S. households watch the event and chances are that, even if you think football is...

Posted by Weekender | Jan 22, 2009

It's cold outside. That means two things: bad global warming denial jokes, and more time spent inside. But, all that indoor partying, snacking or sitting on one's butt, requires some...

Posted by Weekender | Jan 16, 2009

Iowa City, it's been too long. We've missed you. But we had a good break. Hope you enjoyed your festivus, like the rest of us. It's January, so it's time...