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No Mo’ FOMO: This weekend’s hottest shows, in summary

Lookin’ to get down, but not sure where to go this weekend? It’s OK; happens to the best of us. Don’t let Monday find you with no great stories to share. Little Village has the lowdown on this weekend’s can’t-miss shows. […]

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FilmScene first cinema honored as an Iowa Arts Council Cultural Leadership Partner

The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs announced their 2019 grant recipients, and included among the eastern Iowa honorees is FilmScene — the first cinema to be named as an Iowa Arts Council Cultural Leadership Partner. More than 200 organizations were awarded a total of over $2 million by the Department of Cultural Affairs this year, […]

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Grassley discusses Trump’s trade war, social security, the Supreme Court and more in Iowa City ‘town hall’

On Friday, July 6, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley stopped in Iowa City as part of his commitment to visit all 99 counties in Iowa. Tru Art Color Graphics and Bankers Advertising Company hosted the senator’s town hall meeting in the calendar factory that is the heart of the 122-year-old business; the meeting was in part an opportunity for Grassley to take a tour and see the manufacturing in action. (Full disclosure: This writer also works at BAC, the promotional products distribution wing of the company where the town hall was held.) […]

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Camp Euforia celebrates 15 years by getting the band back together

Fifteen years ago, Iowa City funk-fusion band Eufórquestra was looking for a way to say, “Thank you” to its fans. When they pitched the idea of a festival to landowner Jerry Hotz, things clicked, and Hotz’s farm has been home to the Camp Euforia festival ever since. […]

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Girls Rock! Iowa City for five fantastic years

For one week each summer, girls, trans youth and gender non-conforming kids aged 8-16 gather to dig into the roots of rock and roll. This is no rock history course, though — their education is far more visceral. They learn to rock the best way anyone can — by doing it. Girls Rock! Iowa City […]

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