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Posted by Zak Neumann | Jun 10, 2017

Doom metal outfit Pallbearer returns to Iowa City Friday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. to take the stage at the Blue Moose Tap House with support from Brooklyn, New York’s...

Posted by Colleen Kennedy | Jun 10, 2017

Riverside Theatre in the Park opens its new season with a sparse treatment of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Directed by artistic director Sean Christopher Lewis, Shakespeare’s shortest tragedy is further abridged...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Jun 10, 2017

The Lady Parts Justice League is bringing its Vagical Mystery Tour to Iowa City on June 20 at The Mill at 8 p.m. The performance will feature Lizz Winstead, musician...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Jun 10, 2017

Ashton Kutcher and Dallas Clark’s charity, the Native Fund, brought living legends Metallica to the Iowa Speedway Friday night to raise money for the Iowa-focused charity. Danish rockers Volbeat opened...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Jun 9, 2017

Dance Party! RADinc. -- Friday, June 9 at 10 p.m. Attentat kicking off a show. Thursday, April 27, 2017. — photo by Zak Neumann. Iowa City’s storefront pop-up venue will...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Jun 8, 2017

Starting this week with 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,' FilmScene will be showing the eight movies in the Potter chronology in succession every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 10...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jun 7, 2017

The Cedar Rapids Municipal Band is entering its 67th season, and over that period it has only had a handful of conductors. Here’s a list of five folks who have...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jun 7, 2017

Seven days. Seven museums. An opportunity to explore some of Cedar Rapids’ treasures.

Posted by Rob Cline | Jun 7, 2017

Years ago, Slayton Thompson was playing drums in the Marion Community Band. After a performance, he clapped the teenaged piano player on the back and told him, “When you grow...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jun 6, 2017

When he’s excited about a subject, Kwame Alexander speaks in a rapid-fire flow, an improvised musical line that takes a theme and mines it for meaning and possibility. Take, for...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jun 6, 2017

The self-titled EP from Des Moines punk rockers Broken Ones, which dropped June 3 from Sump Pump records, is a fun, frenzied attack on the senses. The four tracks on...

Astrology Forecast
Posted by Astrology Forecast | Jun 6, 2017

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): “When I grow up, I’m not sure what I want to be.” Have you ever heard that thought bouncing around your mind, Gemini? Or how about...

Posted by Little Village | Jun 6, 2017

In June of 2012, Michigan State Rep. Lisa Brown was silenced on the floor of the Michigan State House for uttering the word “vagina” in context. What she should have...

Dear Kiki
Posted by Dear Kiki | Jun 6, 2017

I recently reconnected with a work acquaintance and went with him for a business lunch that by hour two had subtly and unexpectedly morphed into a date. For me this...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Jun 6, 2017

Iowa City’s rotating ensemble of veiled space cadets, Thuh Chocolate Hogboys, have given to the world their 30-track, eight-hour freak-of-nature The Penaissance (phallic, indeed), due to drop as a 12-sided...

Posted by Thomas Dean | Jun 6, 2017

Photo by Lauren Haldeman The return is central to the relationship with home. When we fit back into the familiar, we know we are home. A good practice of home...