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Framing synchronicity: Cheryl Jacobsen’s exhibition “Pins, Bones, Gold & Games” opens Friday

Cheryl Jacobsen teaches calligraphy at the renowned University of Iowa Center for the Book, and has assembled artifacts of random finds, collaged to shape, rather than tell, textured stories. […]

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‘EatChewAlive’ art exhibit takes over RADinc. for the month of July

‘EatChewAlive’ is visual artist John Schlue’s debut exhibition in Iowa City — some 14 years after he graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in studio art. The opening reception will be held at RADinc on Sunday, July 2 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., and the exhibition will be up at the downtown storefront gallery until Tuesday, July 25. […]

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Graffiti-inspired exhibition, ‘Wastedland 2,’ features the post-apocalyptic at RADinc.

Director and guerilla artist Andrew H. Shirley is bringing his film, Wastedland 2 (2016), and a traveling exhibit of structures from the film, to RADinc. for an “immersive” experience Friday, June 2, from 8-11 p.m., with late-night hangs following. There will be two screenings of the film — at 8:30 and 10 p.m. — as well as performances by local soundscape artists Chaircrusher, Houzatosis, Mustard in Law and True Commando. […]

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‘Nasty Women’ fill the Near Future space this weekend

Nasty Women in Iowa exhibit Near Future (323 E Market St) — opens Friday, Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. Any town whose economy is dependent upon a university must sustain an infrastructure around said educational institution. Therefore, in some capacity, a college town would behoove itself to cater to the artistic community that comes part […]

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Opening Reception Friday for Lucas Underwood

Opening Reception for Lucas Underwood: Grappler Little Village HQ — Friday, Dec. 9 at 5 p.m. Little Village is pleased to welcome the latest exhibit to our offices (623 S. Dubuque St., Iowa City). For the next month, we will be hosting Grappler, by Lucas Underwood, the third artist to brighten up our walls. Grappler, […]

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A world of imaginary birds: Exhibition features the work of Vivian Hahn

Opening Reception: Vivian Hahn Faith United Church of Christ — Saturday, June 4 at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 4 from 2–4 p.m., Faith United Church of Christ (1609 Deforest Ave, Iowa City) will be hosting an opening reception for the work of local artist Vivian Hahn. Refreshments will be served at the reception and works […]

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Dawn Frary’s pastoral psychedelia at White Rabbit

Did you ever watch Six Feet Under? Do you remember that part where the mom accidentally drops ecstasy and trips enthusiastically through a now enchanted woodland? Stepping into the White Rabbit from a spring Iowa downpour, that’s all I can think of upon discovering (former LV photo editor) Dawn Frary’s Vibration Frequencies of the Spirit […]

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Autism acceptance through the lens of the arts includes an upcoming visual art show at the ARC of Southeast Iowa

Awesome Autism Awareness and Acceptance Art Project The Arc of Southeast Iowa — Saturday, Apr. 16 from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. As an acting coach, I’m always encouraging children to own what makes them weird and different, because that’s what makes them interesting onstage. At the same time, I’m also counseling them to connect deeply with […]

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‘Tracing the Paths Between Sprout and Rot’ art exhibit explores resilience and decay

Tracing the Paths Between Sprout and Rot: Work by Emily Jalinsky and Frances Cannon The Paper Nest — through Apr. 29; hours: Wed.–Fri. 1–6 p.m. and Sat. 12–4 p.m. Iowa City artists Emily Jalinsky and Frances Cannon have cross-pollinated a collection of scientific curios that will be on exhibit at the Paper Nest until Apr. […]

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