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Posted by Emma McClatchey | Oct 12, 2017

Meet horror movie icons, get a tattoo, embody a zombie. The eighth-annual Halloweenapalooza horror showcase -- taking place in the purportedly haunted Hotel Ottumwa -- is full to the brim...

Posted by Little Village | Oct 12, 2017

This Sunday, Little Village brings back one of its most beloved yearly traditions: the Roast of Iowa City. Now celebrating its eighth year, the Roast returns to the Mill stage...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Oct 12, 2017

Although one should never judge books by covers alone, the one gracing Jenny Colville’s Elegies for Uncanny Girls conveys an apt sense of the book’s contents. This befits Colville’s work...

Posted by Rob Cline | Oct 12, 2017

For 25 years, the Friends of Music at Coe (FOMAC) has been working to connect the Coe College Music Department with the wider Cedar Rapids community in an effort to...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Oct 12, 2017

The few people who didn’t hear about Big Thief’s 2016 debut, Masterpiece, likely learned about them through Capacity, released in June of this year -- some of the most gorgeous,...

Posted by Emma McClatchey | Oct 10, 2017

This Friday the 13th, pack your sleeping bag, head to FilmScene and steel yourself for 12 hours of horror.

Posted by Karle Meyers | Oct 10, 2017

On the day of the Women's March, Jan. 21, 2017, King and I lead actress Heather Botts was onstage in L.A. playing Anna. When she said the line, "I believe...

Posted by Little Village | Oct 9, 2017

At 7 p.m. on Oct. 9, The Green Room experiment culminates with a celebrity storyteller whose work is familiar to listeners of storytelling radio program the Moth: Peter Aguero. He...

Posted by Rob Cline | Oct 8, 2017

Giving Tree Theater is offering audiences a gift: an evening of such silliness that one’s troubles can’t intrude while the stage lights are up. Under the direction of Joe Link,...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Oct 7, 2017

The dreary forecast on Friday, Oct. forced the student promoters of SCOPE productions to move the annual Homecoming concert from the Pentacrest to the Iowa Memorial Union this year. This...

Posted by James Trainor | Oct 6, 2017

On Oct. 11, the Iowa City Book Festival brings Trae Crowder to town (the Liberal Redneck of YouTube fame). Crowder, along with Corey Ryan Forrester and Dean Morgan, will be...

Posted by Rob Cline | Oct 4, 2017

Vocalist Lynne Rothrock and guitarist Ron DeWitte are fixtures of the Eastern Iowa music scene. They are also married. And together, they are coping with DeWitte’s serious illness.

Posted by Emma McClatchey | Oct 3, 2017

McDonald's is bringing back their 1998 limited-edition Szechuan dipping sauce at the insistence of Rick and Morty fans. One Iowa City location will distribute the now-famous condiment.

Posted by Luke Tweedy | Oct 3, 2017

Kirk Walther, owner of the Record Collector, passed away on Sept. 24 after more than 35 years of service to the Iowa City music community. As any small business owner...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Oct 3, 2017

Author and Iowa City resident Susan Futrell starts out her book 'Good Apples: Behind Every Bite' with the auction of the oldest commercial apple orchard in Iowa: an orchard outside...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Oct 3, 2017

Stand-up comedian, actress and Witching Hour performer Aparna Nancherla has been named one of the “50 Funniest People Right Now” by Rolling Stone. In the last year, she has opened...