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Posted by Rob Cline | Jul 21, 2017

The Indian Creek Nature Center (5300 Otis Rd SE, Cedar Rapids), a longtime resource to nature enthusiasts, has recently updated and upgraded its campus. As part of that effort, the...

Posted by Michael Stenerson | Jul 11, 2017

Last month, photographer Michael Stenerson spent an afternoon with three local vintage purveyors. While sifting through their extensive archives for this shoot, they chatted about how they fell into thrifting...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jul 10, 2017

Vermont senator and former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is coming to Iowa City. Prairie Lights is hosting his appearance at Hancher Auditorium on Thursday night, August 31. Tickets will...

Posted by Jon Burke | Jul 6, 2017

This Sunday, July 9, documentarian David Byars is bringing his incendiary new film, No Man’s Land, to FilmScene as part of the Vino Vérité series, presented by FilmScene, 'Little Village'...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jul 3, 2017

Leslie Charipar is facing cancer by doing what she does best: creating. -- photo courtesy of Leslie Charipar By any measure, Leslie Charipar has lived through a couple of lousy...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Jun 29, 2017

MONO returned to Iowa City after just over a year touring on 2016’s Requiem for Hell. The crowd was oddly thin, but appropriate: it was perhaps the quietest that I...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Jun 25, 2017

The Iowa City Downtown District hosted a massive block party Saturday night that took over the pedestrian mall and several streets. Huge crowds turned out to see live music, play...

Posted by Julia Davis | Jun 20, 2017

Leading the way Community organizer Hanadi Elshazali in front of her office. Photo by Zak Neumann Hanadi Elshazali will always remember what it felt like to go to work on...

Posted by Colleen Kennedy | Jun 20, 2017

The Bomb-itty of Errors, adapted by the Q Brothers, opens Friday evening June 23, the second summer production of Riverside Theatre in the Park. Director Postell Pringle explains that “this...

Posted by Democracy in Crisis | Jun 17, 2017

A couple of weeks ago, my dad and I stood on a Palm Beach sandbar staring at President Trump’s Mar-A-Lago golf club and resort. Even though my dad and I...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Jun 6, 2017

The United Action for Youth (UAY) Pride group, along with students and recent UAY graduates, are hoping that pulling together what UAY’s Jamie Ellis a “gay teen mob of awesomeness”...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 5, 2017

The United Methodist Church and Rev. Anna Blaedel, Executive Director and Campus Minister at the Wesley Center, have come to a "just resolution" of a complaint the church filed against...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Jun 4, 2017

Tim Kasher will bring his five-piece band to the Mill on Sunday, 11 June, as part of a tour promoting his newest album, No Resolution, which accompanies a movie of...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | May 16, 2017

Among the exciting national acts brought in for the Iowa Arts Festival this year is Vermont-born, Brooklyn, New York-based songwriter Anaïs Mitchell. Deeply rooted in American folk traditions, Mitchell manages...

Posted by Little Village | May 16, 2017

Gov. Terry Branstad heralded this year as “one of the most significant and productive sessions in our history.” And it certainly did produce a large volume of wide-ranging, impactful bills....

Posted by Kembrew McLeod | May 16, 2017

Before George Harris III became Hibiscus and founded the genderfluid theater troupe the Cockettes, he put on shows with his family in Florida during the early 1960s. The oldest of...