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Celebrate Ten Years: Del at The Blue Moose, 6/21/11

Issue #1 of Little Village was published in July 2001. It’s on file at both local libraries, and it’s totally worth seeking out. Every page in the issue evokes a potent sense of place–a place so cantankerously in love with itself, it could only be this place: Iowa City. In the opening pages, the founding […]

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Roast this Town 2: Coming in July 2011

We all love living here, especially during the summer, but–as with any relationship–there are certainly times when life in Iowa City can just about drive you crazy. Whether it’s the drunken coeds puking on our lawns, the busybody city council that would probably collect daily stool samples from everybody in town, just to make sure […]

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Lexicon Collective Presents: Beyond the Hemline

Just as painters show their work in a gallery, clothing designers also need an interactive venue for presenting their work. What better way to celebrate the creative resourcefulness of Iowa’s stitching community than with a runway show? Beyond the Hemline aims to foster the creative talents of all individuals who have an interest in wearable textiles. The show will include creations by numerous Iowa City designers including Haus of Dür, Artifacts, Scrap Mental, Blaze Intercoiffure, Revival, White Rabit, the Vitae Design Collective, Misty Blank and more. […]

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M.C. Ginsberg Presents: Drawer 13

Wear your support for the arts in Iowa City – shop Drawer 13 at M.C. Ginsberg Jewelers. With the purchase of this hand-crafted artisanal jewelry, you contribute to the writers and artists of Little Village magazine. LETTERS Say it in a Letter These custom letter pendants from M.C. Ginsberg are another great way to show […]

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Video: Free Energy Live at Public Space One

Live from Iowa City and hosted by KRUI 89.7 FM, Philadelphia’s Free Energy put on a free-to-attend show yesterday at Public Space One. The event was broadcast live on KRUI 89.7 FM, marking the first in a series of KRUI remote broadcasts set to be held at Public Space One. These events will be open […]

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Letter to the Editor: LGBT Setbacks

I would like to tell my LGBT friends something we sometimes forget in emotional moments of backlash: We’ve been through setbacks before, and we’ll get through this one, too. In 1977, at age 21, I was told that the gay rights movement was over because of the Anita Bryant crusade. In 1981, we were told […]

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