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Posted by Weekender | Jan 6, 2011

Things are quiet around town, but your weekend shouldn't be.

Posted by Kent Williams | Jan 5, 2011

Tomorrow night the Mill will be hosting a benefit show for One Iowa, to raise money for the cause of defending marriage equality. The Trollies and the Mayflies will be...

Posted by Patrick Howley | Jan 4, 2011

Since October, CNN has filled its 8 p.m. weeknight time slot with a program called Parker Spitzer, co-hosted by conservative columnist Kathleen Parker and infamously-humbled former New York governor Eliot...

Posted by Megan Ranegar | Jan 4, 2011

January: time to take A Charlie Brown Christmas off repeat, drag the tree to the curb and send off a thank you note for each and every gift card you...

Posted by Bob Plantenberg | Jan 4, 2011

This morning, out to borrow a floor jack, I opened the metal door to my brother’s garage, and there sat my nephew, hunched over the plywood workbench, moving a straight...

Posted by Craig Eley | Jan 4, 2011

In 1953, a guy named Pat Best wrote a song for his band The Four Tunes, called “I Understand (Just How You Feel)” a Pop/R&B crossover that broke into the...

Posted by Patrick Howley | Jan 4, 2011

Since October, CNN has filled its 8 p.m. weeknight time slot with a program called Parker Spitzer, co-hosted by conservative columnist Kathleen Parker and infamously-humbled former New York governor Eliot...

Posted by Jason Lewis | Jan 4, 2011

Around one, I heard the car pull in the driveway, the front door open, uneven footsteps across the floor. The radio came on, blasting out the Top 40 station. I...

Posted by Kent Williams | Dec 30, 2010

Caroline Smith & The Good Night Sleeps opened the Leslie & The Lys show at the Englert during the Mission Creek Festival, and while they were not as outre as...

Posted by Weekender | Dec 30, 2010

This is the only thing you will need to navigate New Year's Eve in Iowa City.

Posted by John Engelbrecht | Dec 29, 2010

Pete Schulte came on board as manager and curator at the Times Club over the summer with hopes of changing how a social space such as a coffee shop can...

Posted by A.C. Hawley | Dec 29, 2010

Year-end lists from the staffers at Mission Creek.

Posted by Adrianne Behning | Dec 20, 2010

I spent somewhere between 9 and 10 hours at the Wherehouse yesterday for their holiday art and music extravaganza. I showed up for the potluck at 5pm and finally called...