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Faith in art inspires a new eastside gallery/studio

“I wanted a studio,” said Bella Vine. Ask and ye shall receive. Now she directs a cluster of studios, an art gallery and oversees Art Expressions: The Art Experience and Learning Center, which provides classes for artists of all ages at Taag Studio and Gallery. Taag, which stands for Towncrest Area Artists Group, is located […]

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Iowa City Fall Gallery Walk Begins Friday

artisans gallery

The Fall Gallery Walk begins this Friday at 5 p.m., providing an excellent opportunity to check out the downtown Iowa City art scene. The walk is a collection of art receptions held at 20 downtown venues, many of which hold art exhibitions year-round. Artwork by both local and national artists will be on display. […]

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Three November shows to warm your cold, cold heart

Black Dahlia Murder

If you’re in the mood for something decidedly more fast-paced, and potentially seizure inducing, head over to the Blue Moose for a full evening of melodic death metal and thrash revival. Known for experimenting with the genres of Scandinavian-style death metal and metalcore, The Black Dahlia Murder have been growling their way into the hearts of metal fans for well over a decade. Their latest LP Everblack features strobelight paced rhythms, frenetic key changes and maniacal growling. The album’s lyrics are brimming with horror film based imagery and as a whole is reminiscent of death metal pioneers Cannibal Corpse, with whom they have tour […]

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James Blake to make his mark in Iowa City this Saturday

James Blake

Arguably one of the most anticipated events of Iowa City’s fall music calendar has finally arrived, as critically-hailed British singer-songwriter James Blake is set to play the Englert this Saturday at 8 p.m. — a show co-presented by Iowa City’s SCOPE Productions. […]

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Iowa-grown comedy tonight at the First Avenue Club

The Comedian Coalition

Doing comedy is brave. And it’s also very hard. If you’re good at it, people laugh. If you’re bad at it, there is weird, sweaty silence. The Comedian Coalition is a group of six intrepid Iowa comedians who are set to descend upon The First Avenue Club this Thursday at 8 p.m. For a mere […]

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Leslie is back and her gold pants are shinier than ever

Leslie Hall

Leslie Hall of Leslie and the Lys is back on the scene (gem sweater scene) with a new music video to tease her upcoming remix album due out this December. The album, titled Songs In The Key of Gold, is a collaboration between Hall and producer Titus Jones. […]

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Teaadora wraps up Flat Black Studio session, plays the Trumpet Blossom Friday

Teaadora

The Trumpet Blossom Cafe is hosting a very special free show with Mission Creek Artist in Residence Teaadora Friday. A soft-spoken singer with an ethereal voice… […]

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