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Posted by Kent Williams | Aug 14, 2017

SassyBlack w/ DJ Espina, Wolf Mixer, M50 The Mill -- Friday, Sept. 1 at 9 p.m. SassyBlack performs at The Mill on the first night of the festival. -- photo...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Aug 14, 2017

Crystal City performing during their album release show at Gabe's. Saturday, August 12, 2017. -- photo by Zak Neumann. Crystal City took the stage at Gabe's Saturday night to celebrate...

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 12, 2017

Bend time and space to fit Constellations at Giving Tree Theater into your schedule. Jo Jordan and Kyle Shedeck, under the direction of Richie Akers, bring authentic emotion to a...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Aug 12, 2017

Tonight at the Yacht Club, two unlikely concepts will intertwine. Choreographer Angelia Mahaney (you may have seen her work as the grad student coordinator on Mission Creek Festival’s SciFi CoLab)...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Aug 11, 2017

Electro-indie band Enemy Planes take the stage at the Yacht Club Saturday, Aug. 9 alongside indie rockers the Fuss and Obelisks. Music starts at 9 p.m. and $6 gets you...

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 11, 2017

At the beginning and end of 'Conjure,' written by area poet and playwright Jennifer Rouse, the all-female cast joins hands and forms a circle, their faces turned inward toward one...

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 11, 2017

Two impressive pillars in the Shores Event Center frame the playing area for 'Men of Tortuga,' the first production of the Foundry Forge, part of a new arts endeavor headed...

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 9, 2017

This week, a new arts organization in Cedar Rapids will stage its first production. The Foundry Performance Laboratory presents Jason Wells’ Men of Tortuga under the banner of the organization’s...

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 8, 2017

Fields of Yogis will host “Choose How You Grow,” co-sponsored by Little Village, an ambitious festival committed to all things yoga, Aug. 11-13 in Cedar Rapids’ NewBo District.

Posted by Zak Neumann | Aug 7, 2017

A night of music celebrating female blues musicians brought Chicago blues legends to a full house at The Mill Saturday night.

Posted by Zak Neumann | Aug 6, 2017

When two bands with a combined 59 years of experience and 20 full-length releases between them hit the road together, you're sure to get your money's worth.

Posted by Leah Vonderheide | Aug 4, 2017

On their wedding night, Katherine’s husband, Alexander, asks if she is cold, and asserts, “This house gets very cold.” But Katherine smiles at him reassuringly and insists in earnest, “I’m...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Aug 4, 2017

For the fifth year running, Matty Cretzmeyer will be honoring the memory of his brother, Brian, in downtown Iowa City with a fundraising concert for the Brian Cretzmeyer Trust for...

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 3, 2017

Tournament of Drums Kingston Stadium -- Saturday, Aug. 5 at 7 p.m. The 2015 Colt Cadets perform at the Michigan City Prelim. -- video still Who says you need a...

Posted by Rob Cline | Aug 2, 2017

Sometimes it takes two. Giving Tree Theater will host Duets on Thursday, August 3, at 8 p.m. All ticket proceeds will benefit Foundation 2, an essential human services organization offering...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Aug 2, 2017

The final festival of the Summer of the Arts' 2017 season kicks off this Friday, Aug. 4 at 6 p.m. on the Ped Mall. The youngest of Iowa City's three...