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Posted by Genevieve Trainor | May 24, 2017

Author and activist Taylor Brorby is a longtime voice for progressive environmentalism. Hailing originally from North Dakota, he brings a passionate love of the earth to his writing. Last year,...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | May 23, 2017

Hailing from Sandpoint, Idaho and currently operating out of Portland, Oregon, the Shook Twins — identical twin sisters Katelyn and Laurie Shook, backed by Niko Slice, Barra Brown and Josh...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | May 19, 2017

For anyone with a bit of the open prairie in their soul, Uptown Bill's Coffeehouse (730 S Dubuque St, Iowa City) is hosting singer Steve Cormier this Saturday, May 20...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | May 18, 2017

Feed Me Weird Things is the newest curation effort of Chris Wiersema, the soft-spoken but large-bearded part of Witching Hour and Mission Creek responsible for keeping Iowa City immersed in...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | May 18, 2017

Oleg Timofeyev, born in Moscow in 1963 during Nikita Krushchev’s Russia, was surrounded by classical instruments as a kid. He learned cello and picked up the seven-string guitar from his...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | May 16, 2017

An Iowa City-based prison-to-society reentry program InsideOut is hosting a discussion this Thursday, May 18 by former convict and Texan musician Johnathan Kana: “The Delicate Struggle of the Ex-Offender Identity.”

Posted by Zak Neumann | May 16, 2017

Meat Wave will once again take the stage at Gabe’s Saturday, May 20. The Chicago-based post-punk outfit — guitarist and vocalist Christ Sutter, Joe Gac on bass and drummer Ryan...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 13, 2017

Celebrate Bike to Work Week with a wide range of events in Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Coralville and North Liberty.

Posted by Paul Osgerby | May 10, 2017

Following comedy legend Andy Kaufman’s death in 1984, the character of Tony Clifton — the lounge singer with the pornstar moustache, known for his belligerence and berating his audience —...

Posted by Zak Neumann | May 7, 2017

The second day of Flyover Fashion Festival kept festival goers busy from 10 a.m. Saturday well into Sunday morning. By day there were popup shops, a short film, a clothes...

Posted by Zak Neumann | May 6, 2017

The first day of the Flyover Fashion Festival is in the books. Festival-goers were treated to runway shows, including Nicole Leth's Sex and Ice Cream spring line with looks from...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 5, 2017

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Johnson County hosts the largest fundraiser for mental health in the area this Saturday: its 13th annual 5k walk at Terry Trueblood...

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 Paul Osgerby | May 3, 2017

In a self-described “collision” of the arts and technological innovation within business world, EntreFest will take hold of downtown Iowa City for a two-day series of meetups, conferences, workshops and...

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...