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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...

Posted by Nate Logsdon | May 2, 2017

The debut self-titled album from the Fairfield synth-pop trio Cubits is an entrancing, haunting listen that you’ll want to hide inside of for a few days — like the blanket...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | May 2, 2017

In anticipation of their headlining show at the Green Gravel Comedy Festival on Saturday, May 13 I spoke with Helltrap Nightmare head writer/performer Sarah “Squirm” Sherman and producer/collaborator Julia Dratel...

Posted by Sean Genell | May 2, 2017

Illustration by Josh Carroll The first time I quit cab driving, I figured it was my last -- but I ended up quitting three (technically four) times after that. I...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | May 2, 2017

On her sophomore output, That’s All I Wanted, Elizabeth Moen ditches the acoustic guitar for a full ensemble of electric guitars, bass and percussion (and one piano ballad). Her record...

Posted by Little Village | May 2, 2017

Photo by Danforth Johnson Ticket Info General Admission Festival Pass: $50 VIP Festival Pass: $60 (SOLD OUT) Aveda “Catwalk for Water” Fashion Show: $25 Dance Party with Moods and the...

Posted by Mike Kuhlenbeck | May 2, 2017

“Love and war never meet except in poetry, people who lived the war can agree to that.” These words, penned by Iraq-born poet and journalist Ali Habash, capture the essence...

Astrology Forecast
Posted by Astrology Forecast | May 2, 2017

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): When poet Wislawa Szymborska delivered her speech for winning the Nobel Prize, she said that, “Whatever else we might think of this world — it is...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Apr 28, 2017

The new RADinc. space saw it’s first night of music last night, April 27, since it’s grand opening April 19. The night of heavy music started with DJ Attentat spinning...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Apr 27, 2017

This Wheel’s on Fire, a benefit concert for the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature, will be at the Englert Theater this Friday, April 28. Keeping in tune with the...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Apr 27, 2017

With the opening reception taking place just over a week ago, Iowa City's downtown public art space will host their first concert on Thursday April 27 at 8 p.m. Two...

Posted by Jon Burke | Apr 27, 2017

Spanish filmmaker Nacho Vigalondo’s latest film, Colossal, is at once an intimate substance abuse drama and a kaiju-style creature feature. Much like his previous feature films, including Timecrimes (2007) and...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Apr 27, 2017

Emily Klinefelter and Clifton Johnson Jr. are co-owners of ICOR boxing gym. -- photo by Eleanore Taft ICOR boxing gym in Iowa City will host grand opening events throughout the...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Apr 24, 2017

Arthur Russell Week various venues -- Tuesday, April 25 through Friday, April 28 A week of events celebrating Oskaloosa native Arthur Russell kicks off at FilmScene with a screening on...