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Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 9, 2017

This week, a new arts organization in Cedar Rapids will stage its first production. The Foundry Performance Laboratory presents Jason Wells’ Men of Tortuga under the banner of the organization’s...

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 8, 2017

Fields of Yogis will host “Choose How You Grow,” co-sponsored by Little Village, an ambitious festival committed to all things yoga, Aug. 11-13 in Cedar Rapids’ NewBo District.

Posted by Zak Neumann | Aug 7, 2017

A night of music celebrating female blues musicians brought Chicago blues legends to a full house at The Mill Saturday night.

Posted by Zak Neumann | Aug 6, 2017

When two bands with a combined 59 years of experience and 20 full-length releases between them hit the road together, you're sure to get your money's worth.

Posted by Leah Vonderheide | Aug 4, 2017

On their wedding night, Katherine’s husband, Alexander, asks if she is cold, and asserts, “This house gets very cold.” But Katherine smiles at him reassuringly and insists in earnest, “I’m...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Aug 4, 2017

For the fifth year running, Matty Cretzmeyer will be honoring the memory of his brother, Brian, in downtown Iowa City with a fundraising concert for the Brian Cretzmeyer Trust for...

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 3, 2017

Tournament of Drums Kingston Stadium -- Saturday, Aug. 5 at 7 p.m. The 2015 Colt Cadets perform at the Michigan City Prelim. -- video still Who says you need a...

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 2, 2017

Sometimes it takes two. Giving Tree Theater will host Duets on Thursday, August 3, at 8 p.m. All ticket proceeds will benefit Foundation 2, an essential human services organization offering...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Aug 2, 2017

The final festival of the Summer of the Arts' 2017 season kicks off this Friday, Aug. 4 at 6 p.m. on the Ped Mall. The youngest of Iowa City's three...

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 1, 2017

Cedar Rapids writer Rob Merritt has seen his play, The Summerland Project, premiered as part of the Underground Festival in the intimate Grandon Studio at Theatre Cedar Rapids, produced on...

Posted by Michael Roeder | Aug 1, 2017

Iowa City band Crystal City’s newest record Bartenderly molds midwestern milieu into 17 tracks of honest-to-goodness barroom rockers and ballads — the kind not heard from perhaps since the Replacements...

Posted by Nate Logsdon | Aug 1, 2017

One of the joys of the podcast format is that it opens up the role of producer to anyone with a recording device and the internet, allowing for extremely specific...

Astrology Forecast
Posted by Astrology Forecast | Aug 1, 2017

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Leo actor Robert De Niro once observed that most people devote more energy to concealing their emotions and longings than to revealing them. Is that true...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Jul 31, 2017

Pallbearer, with Kayo Dot, Bask Blue Moose Tap House -- Friday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. Pallbearer will play the Blue Moose on Aug. 25. -- photo by UT Connewitz...

Posted by Tim Taranto | Jul 31, 2017

Each summer the Iowa Young Writers' Studio welcomes high school-aged writers and rising college freshman from around the nation and the world to Iowa City for two two-week sessions of...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Jul 30, 2017

Three heavy hitters hit the stage and the floor at the Trumpet Blossom Friday. Minneapolis queercore four piece Contentious played along side Iowa City's own political punks Death Dude and...