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Far From Fearless hosts other local bands for Hope for the Day benefit

Hope for the Day Benefit Concert Groundswell — Friday, Jan. 13 at 6 p.m. Suicide prevention and mental health awareness organization Hope for the Day has partnered with Cedar Rapids metalcore act Far From Fearless for a benefit featuring 10 local acts at Groundswell Gathering Space and Youth Arts Venue (201 3rd Ave SW, Cedar […]

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Writers Resist! in Iowa City, Cedar Rapids and across the country

Writers Resist! Iowa City Englert Theatre — Sunday, Jan. 15 at 2 p.m. Writers Resist! Cedar Rapids Dows Fine Arts Center — Sunday, Jan. 15 at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15 marks what would have been the 88th birthday of minister, activist, Nobel Prize winner and renowned wordsmith Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The practice […]

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Wise men say only fools would miss the Elvis tributes this weekend

19th Annual Elvis Tribute and Fundraiser Gabe’s — Friday, Jan. 6 at 10 p.m. Elvis’ Birthday Tribute Night Uptown Bill’s — Saturday, Jan. 7 at 7 p.m. The Magnetos Dick’s Tap and Shake Room — Sunday, Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. Well, uh huh! This Sunday, Jan. 8, would have been the 82nd birthday of […]

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Pullman brings back the roaring ’20s with a Prohibition-themed New Year’s Eve party

New Year’s Eve Prohibition Style Dinner and After Party Pullman — Saturday, Dec. 31 at 6 p.m. (Party at 10:30 p.m.) Ring in the new year with a hint of nostalgia at Pullman this Dec. 31. The popular Iowa City restaurant and executive chef Sepehr Sadrzadeh are putting together a fun and delicious event in […]

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Might as well jump: Group organizes winter break activities for the autism community

Iowa City Autism Community Winter Break Activities AirFX Trampoline Park (Hiawatha) — Monday, Dec. 26 and Jan. 2 at 9 a.m. Iowa Gym-Nest (Coralville) — Wednesday, Dec. 28 at 1 p.m. Brush and Barrel (Coralville) — Friday, Dec. 30 at 2 p.m. The Iowa City Autism Community (ICAC), which partnered with the Iowa City Public […]

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‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ closes out its Picture Show run at FilmScene

It’s a Wonderful Life FilmScene — Thursday, Dec. 22 at 3 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 24 at 10 a.m. I remember being a wary, intransigent teenager the first time I saw It’s a Wonderful Life. I didn’t want to go to the small retro theatre a few towns over on a cold, snowy, winter’s night. […]

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X-Mas Escape offers a chance to dance off dinner on Christmas night

X-Mas Escape: Island of Misfit Toys Iowa Fusion and Mermaid Lounge — Sunday, Dec. 25 at 4 p.m. Looking for something to do on Christmas evening? Ready to get away from the press of familial duties? X-Mas Escape: Island of Misfit Toys is your way out. On Sunday, Dec. 25 at 4 p.m. at Iowa […]

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Hancher receives substantial grant from Association of Performing Arts Presenters

Iowa City’s newly reopened Hancher Auditorium announced today that it is one of four recipients of a Building Bridges: Arts, Culture and Identity Individual Grant. The Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) awarded five Building Bridges grants earlier this year: four to individual organizations and one to a consortium. The Building Bridges program, co-funded by […]

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Studio 13 serves up joy and community this weekend

Christmas Potluck/Fundraiser Studio 13 — Sunday, Dec. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Christmas Dinner Studio 13 — Sunday, Dec. 25 at 7 p.m. For the fifth year, Studio 13 (13 S Linn St., Iowa City) will host a holiday potluck and fundraiser on the Sunday before Christmas, which falls this year on Dec. 18. The tradition […]

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Shane Mauss promises Iowa City a ‘Good Trip’ this weekend

Shane Mauss Presents: A Good Trip w/ Arish Singh The Mill — Saturday, Dec. 17 at 9 p.m. Wisconsin-born comedian Shane Mauss brings his Good Trip tour to The Mill this Saturday, Dec. 17 for a 9 p.m. show. Mauss is host and creator of the Here We Are podcast, which features weekly interviews with […]

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Jack Lion CD release party at The Mill to celebrate third EP

Jack Lion w/ Tires and Alex Body The Mill — Friday, Dec. 16 at 9 p.m. Iowa City’s Jack Lion is releasing their third EP, Ion, and celebrating, as they did for their last, at The Mill. The party kicks off at 9 p.m. (doors at 8 p.m.) on Friday, Dec. 16 with opening acts […]

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A benefit for Jerime ‘Danky’ Mitchell to be held Sunday night at Gabe’s

Justice for Danky Gabe’s — Sunday, Dec. 18 at 6 p.m. A fundraiser for Cedar Rapids resident Jerime “Danky” Mitchell will be held this Sunday, Dec. 18 at 6 p.m. at Gabe’s in Iowa City. Mitchell was paralyzed last month after being shot by a Cedar Rapids police officer during a traffic stop. This benefit […]

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