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Posted by Simeon Talley | Dec 31, 2015 A historic football season concludes with one final game. The Iowa Hawkeyes return to the Rose Bowl for the first time in twenty five years to play Stanford on...

Posted by Gemma de Choisy | Jun 17, 2015

Shooting victim Andrea Farrington was a playologist at the Iowa Children's Museum. -- photo by Adam Burke When Bonnie Lieberman arrived at the Coral Ridge Mall shortly after 7 p.m....

Posted by Little Village | Jun 11, 2015

Dagmar, a duo that blends an indie rock sound with hypnotizing vocal harmonies rooted in medieval music, plays the Yacht Club this Thursday. The Fairield-based twosome will be joined by...

Meat Puppets -- Photo by Neff Conner
Posted by Drew Bulman | Jul 11, 2013

Hello and welcome to another edition of the Iowa City Weekender! Mid-July is here, the gnats are still being jerks and the air feels like bath water. The good news...

Hoffman is back
Posted by Joshua Hoffman | Jun 27, 2013

WOWZA WHAT A HUGE WEEKEND! It’s like it’s the 4th of July or somethin’! But it’s not! Yet! This Weekender will focus on two major events happening in Iowa City...

Sonny and the Sunsets
Posted by Steve Crowley | Jun 20, 2013

I know I’m not alone in saying Cursive will always have a place in my heart. They emerged when indie rock was a big deal. Anyone who was anyone was...

Posted by Drew Bulman | Jun 20, 2013

Cursive's Tim Kasher is one of the most well-known musicians to come out of Omaha's once-thriving (yet still kicking) indie music scene. --photo by Abby Normy Joshua Hoffman, your regular...

Pressed And
Posted by Joshua Hoffman | Jun 13, 2013

And it’s the weekend again! It’s humid. I’m really sweaty, all the time. Like, you won’t even want to hug me even though I know you can’t help yourself. Save...

Posted by Joshua Hoffman | Jun 6, 2013

Ready for another weekend in Iowa City? The Olympics, William Stonewall Monroe, Dan DiMonte, NERV and many more after the jump.

Posted by Joshua Hoffman | May 31, 2013

Quickly becoming my favorite way to spend my Friday evenings, Party on the Patio is simple: an outdoor party with music, food and drinking. This week’s tunes brought to you...

Posted by Joshua Hoffman | May 26, 2013

4onthefloor play alongside Filligar and The Western Front at The Mill on Friday, May 24. School’s over, and what that mainly means to me is less country rap on my...

Milk and Eggs
Posted by Joshua Hoffman | May 16, 2013

Welcome to the latest edition of the Iowa City Weekender, your weekly rundown of some of the best events Iowa City has to offer. What's more, you also get a...

Lipstick Homicide
Posted by Joshua Hoffman | May 9, 2013

Lipstick Homicide will perform at Public Space One Thursday at 8:00 p.m. --Photo via Lipstick Homicide There is some really awesome stuff happening this weekend in Iowa City! First, I...

Posted by Joshua Hoffman | May 2, 2013

The must-see show this weekend, both Fielded and Gel Set are redefining solo electronic/dance music of this century with their haunting vocals and unique songwriting. Both have visited Iowa City...