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Posted by Kent Williams | Feb 21, 2017

John Darnielle Reading Prairie Lights -- Monday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. A palimpsest is a piece of parchment that has been written on, scrubbed clean and written on again....

Posted by Christine Hawes | Feb 17, 2017

Black history at the University of Iowa is deep, rich -- and largely still unknown. That's the message of Lena and Michael Hill, who will speak at the League of...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Feb 17, 2017

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...

Posted by Mike Kuhlenbeck | Feb 15, 2017

PEACE Iowa Benefit, featuring the Family Folk Machine Old Brick -- Saturday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. The Family Folk Machine -- photo courtesy of PEACE Iowa The Peace Education...

Posted by Jaret Morlan | Feb 15, 2017

Oscar Shorts FilmScene -- through Thursday, Feb. 23 Blue Carpet Bash FilmScene -- Sunday, Feb. 26 at 6:30 p.m. For decades, now, the office Oscar pool has been won or...

Posted by Rob Cline | Feb 14, 2017

Gene Luen Yang remembers the first comic he ever bought: DC Comics Presents #57 Superman & the Atomic Knights. “That comic book blew my mind,” Yang said in a phone...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Feb 10, 2017

Mike Bridenstine The Mill -- Saturday, Feb. 11 at 8 p.m. Iowan-turned-California comedian Mike Bridenstine will perform a live stand-up routine at The Mill on Saturday, Feb. 11 to record...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Feb 9, 2017

Soil Strauss Hall, Hancher -- Thursday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m. The dancers in 'Soil,' L-R: Chankethya Chey from Cambodia, Nguyen Nguyen from Vietnam and Waewdao Sirisook from Thailand. --...

Posted by Jon Burke | Feb 9, 2017

Paterson FilmScene -- Opens Friday, Feb. 10 at 4 p.m. The town of Paterson, New Jersey features heavily in the film 'Paterson,' opening Friday, Feb. 10 at FilmScene. -- still...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Feb 9, 2017

Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream Iowa City Public Library -- Monday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. Sara Goldrick-Rab -- photo courtesy...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Feb 8, 2017

The Fuss on Java Blend Java House (211½ E. Washington St.) -- Friday, Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. Matthew Nelson performs with the Fuss at Gabe’s. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017....

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Feb 8, 2017

Starry Nights Trumpet Blossom Cafe -- Saturday, Feb. 11 at 8:30 p.m. Iowa City's own Starry Nights downstairs at Gabe's during Bloated Saturday on Aug. 20, 2016. -- photo by...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Feb 6, 2017

The Cult of Lip, with Anthony Worden and others Gabe's -- Saturday, Feb. 18 at 9 p.m. Local Lou Reed-wave artist Anthony Worden premieres his first music video here, for...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Feb 1, 2017

DVIP 20th Annual "Souper Bowl" Fundraiser Clarion Highlander Hotel (2525 N Dodge St, IC) -- Thursday, Feb. 2 at 5:30 p.m. Soup from more than 30 area restaurants will be...

Posted by Kelli Ebensberger | Jan 31, 2017

Junot Díaz 100 Phillips Hall — Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. Illustration by Cheryl Graham Dominican-born, New Jersey-raised author and activist Junot Díaz has had a career as successful...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jan 28, 2017

Iowa City Brewlab was crowded with locals making their voices heard in Des Moines and D.C. -- photo by Eleanore Taft Ordinary-people-turned-activists packed Iowa City Brewlab Friday night for "Postcards...