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Dear Kiki
Posted by Dear Kiki | May 16, 2017

So I’ve been dating this girl for a few months now and everything seems to be going pretty great, except for one thing. She voted for Donald Trump. I am...

Posted by Kembrew McLeod | May 16, 2017

Before George Harris III became Hibiscus and founded the genderfluid theater troupe the Cockettes, he put on shows with his family in Florida during the early 1960s. The oldest of...

Hot Tin Roof
Posted by Genevieve Arlie | May 16, 2017

Underwires: you’re wearing them wrong! You’re wearing the wrong size the wrong way. For starters, the band, not the straps, provides primary support. For second, as any mammographer knows, your...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | May 16, 2017

Thomas Kamholz, a.k.a. Attentat, has been a part of the underground electronic scene for two decades; he’s DJed and performed at raves from the New Mexico desert to the Colorado...

Posted by Zak Neumann | May 14, 2017

Green Gravel Comedy festival brought stand-up and alternative comedians from across the country into Iowa City for a host of shows at Brew Lab, The Mill, Riverside Theatre and High...

Posted by Rob Cline | May 13, 2017

Sunday is Mother’s Day, and this weekend you can catch two events devoted to stories about moms and motherhood.

Historian Mike Zahs
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | May 12, 2017

Saving Brinton, a Northland Films documentary that was awarded an Iowa Arts Council grant last year, has just received an honor of another sort: The film has been invited to...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | May 10, 2017

Following comedy legend Andy Kaufman’s death in 1984, the character of Tony Clifton — the lounge singer with the pornstar moustache, known for his belligerence and berating his audience —...

Posted by Rob Cline | May 9, 2017

The fairy dust does its job in the Theatre Cedar Rapids production of the musical version of 'Peter Pan.' Under the direction of Leslie Charipar, with musical direction by Benjamin...

Posted by Matthew Hodges | May 7, 2017

Simultaneous to discovering his show, I also learned that Eric was coming to Iowa City to perform stand-up at the Englert. I wasted little time securing my tickets. I was...

Posted by Zak Neumann | May 7, 2017

The second day of Flyover Fashion Festival kept festival goers busy from 10 a.m. Saturday well into Sunday morning. By day there were popup shops, a short film, a clothes...

Posted by Zak Neumann | May 6, 2017

The first day of the Flyover Fashion Festival is in the books. Festival-goers were treated to runway shows, including Nicole Leth's Sex and Ice Cream spring line with looks from...

Posted by LV Promotions | May 5, 2017

A look into the mindset of Anaïs Duplan, poet and director of Iowa City’s Center for Afrofuturist Studies. Duplan’s “Take This Stallion” is out now on Brooklyn Arts Press, and...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | May 4, 2017

Iowa City’s Brian Johannesen celebrates the release of his first solo full-length album this weekend with an album release party Saturday, May 6 at Big Grove Brewery and Tap Room...

Posted by Liv Carrow | May 4, 2017

Philadelphia’s youthful, angsty punk rockers Beach Slang will be stopping in the Quad Cities this Friday, joined by QC locals Harsh Times and Iowa City’s Starry Nights. Jumping off their...

Brian Johannesen
Posted by Little Village | May 2, 2017

Shortly after their move outside of Iowa City in 2015, Flat Black Studios began recording a series of covers of well-known songs. Initially, the recordings were meant to hone the...