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Posted by Lauren Shotwell |
‘Loving Vincent’ transports viewers to the world as van Gogh envisioned it

Painted entirely in oils, Loving Vincent is art set in motion. Although it’s worth seeing just to sit back and admire the swirling brushstrokes, it doesn’t rely on the novelty...

Posted by Little Village |
Just Announced: Little Village and Big Grove present Caroline Smith, Elizabeth Moen Feb. 15

We’re already swooning over this event, just confirmed for Valentine’s weekend. Presented by Little Village and Big Grove Brewery, Caroline Smith is coming back to town and joining Elizabeth Moen...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor |
Spotlight on female filmmakers with FilmScene’s Women’s March

Since 1987, Congress has designated March of each year as Women’s History Month. FilmScene announced today that they are joining in that great tradition in 2018, dedicating the month of...

Posted by Zak Neumann |
Black Christmas with Crystal City, the Gentle, Otros Outros

Blow off some steam before the holiday hits! Head to Gabe’s Saturday night, Dec. 23, for Black Christmas: a night of rock and roll featuring Crystal City, The Gentle, and...

Posted by Paul Brennan |
Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or winner ‘The Square’ rewards extreme patience

At some point, Christian’s life must have gone very right. Well-heeled, well-groomed, well-respected, he’s the chief curator at the X-Royal Museum in Stockholm. He’s been moving easily through life, having...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor |
Headliner announcement: Floodwater Comedy Festival is back for 2018

The Floodwater Comedy Festival announced the lineup today for their next fest, coming up March 1-3, 2018. Leading the pack is comedian Carmen Lynch. She will start off the festival...

Posted by Paul Brennan |
The first trailer released for ‘The Miracle Season,’ a film set at Iowa City’s West High

The first trailer for an upcoming movie based on a remarkable and true story that happened at Iowa City’s West High. 'The Miracle Season' tells the school’s girls volleyball team...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell |
Grant Wood works from the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art and Coe College head to New York’s Whitney Museum

Thirty Grant Wood pieces, three from Coe College and 27 from the Cedar Rapids Art Museum, will journey to New York City for an exhibition in the Whitney Museum of...

Posted by Michael Roeder |
Dan Tedesco chases the lightning to Cedar Rapids

Dan Tedesco will be at CSPS Hall in Cedar Rapids on Thursday, Dec. 14. He’ll show the film, then hold a Q&A which will be followed by a short solo...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell |
Exhibition provides a glimpse inside Iowa prisons

An ongoing art gallery displayed in the Little Village Iowa City office challenges society’s conceptions of people living in prisons. “A Glimpse Inside: Art Produced in Iowa Prisons,” which will...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor |
Combined Efforts Theatre presents ‘Shell Shocked,’ a new play by Janet Schlapkohl

A new play opening this Friday at Combined Efforts Theatre was the result of a talk that theatre founder Janet Schlapkohl presented on shell shock to the Society of Medicine...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor |
Mission Creek 2018: Built to Spill, Wye Oak, Jamila Woods and more

As Iowa City's Mission Creek Festival hits lucky number 13 this year, they're pulling out all the stops with a wide range of artists across genres and disciplines offering something...

Posted by Little Village |
The best and worst of 2017

Last year's Dumpster fire has spread to the landfill. But there were some good parts. Little Village contributors weigh in on the highs and lows of 2017.

Posted by Andre Perry |
Elite 8: The top albums of 2017

Here is another year of albums to consider. It’s silly to rank music at all and also fun in that it ignites passionate conversations about the art that has moved...