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Posted by Weekender | Jul 10, 2008

Click here for the complete Weekender for July 10-13. Friday, July 11-Sunday, July 13 Twisted: A Balloonamentary | Iowa City Public Library | Multiple showings (below) | Free Little Village...

Posted by Weekender | Jul 9, 2008

The weather has ruled my summer. The past month has been spent preparing for and recoiling from the floods...that one's a given. But from rained-out softball games to the perfect-sky...

Posted by Scott Samuelson | Jul 3, 2008

Surfwise Documentary, 93 min Directed by Doug Pray The floods have got me thinking about water: the great life-giver, the great destroyer. Lao Tzu, the founding Taoist, says that we...

Posted by Kembrew McLeod | Jul 3, 2008

When Public Enemy released It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back in 1988, it was as if it had landed from another planet. The album came frontloaded...

Posted by Paul Ingram | Jul 3, 2008

It's time to highlight a few paperbacks that are unlikely to receive much national attention. Some are published by small publishers, which can't buy expensive lunches for the New York...

Posted by Scott Samuelson | Jul 3, 2008

Twisted: A Balloonamentary Documentary, 79 min Directed by Naomi Greenfield and Sara Taksler How much does the best-paid poet in the world make? I don’t know, but I’m pretty sure...

Posted by Craig Eley | Jul 3, 2008

As I write this, July 1 is creeping up like doomsday for many local smokers, and depending on your daily nicotine needs, shows are either going to be a lot...

Posted by Andrew Sherburne | Jul 3, 2008

On my first trip to Normandy Drive, four months ago, I marveled at the stately old trees and the modest well-kept homes that lined the wide streets. I thought it...

Posted by Weekender | Jul 3, 2008

Welcome to July and another Iowa City Weekender. We're expanding this week's edition to include Monday in order to highlight a Dan Bern flood benefit in Iowa City (details below)....

Posted by Paul Ingram | Jul 3, 2008

It's time to highlight a few paperbacks that are unlikely to receive much national attention. Some are published by small publishers, which can't buy expensive lunches for the New York...