FilmScene’s second annual ‘Eye Opener’ event features brunch, awards ceremony, short film by Don Hertzfeldt and more

The Eye Opener FilmScene — Sunday, Dec. 6 at 11 a.m. This Sunday, FilmScene will host its second annual “The Eye Opener” community appreciation event. Executive Director Joe Tiefenthaler says the event is a perfect, informal way to reconnect with the arts community. “What better way to remember the films, partner events, volunteer and board […]

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Surviving Thanksgiving with a special diet

Whether you’re vegan, gluten-free, paleo, lactose intolerant, celiac or just plain picky, the holiday season can be extra stressful if you don’t eat the way “everyone else” does. But Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be a stressful, passive-aggressive — or aggressive-aggressive — mess. There are many ways to ensure your health and happiness while eating the […]

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ICPL to host Internet safety and privacy classes for adults

Iowa City Public Library

The Iowa City Public Library will be holding computer classes for adult learners this October. The classes will cover an array of topics, including internet safety and the physical mechanics of computers. Four classes are to be offered, starting today, Oct. 7, and running through Oct. 30. Class times vary to accommodate differing work schedules, […]

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DVIP to host events throughout October in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Old Capitol

From Oct. 1 to Oct. 22, the Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP) will host events in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, partnering with local organizations and businesses like Raygun, Hy-Vee, Lucky’s Market and the Iowa City Public Library. This year’s theme is “Bystander Intervention,” with DVIP programs set to educate the public on how […]

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Under ONE Sky to host Global Goals event

Under ONE Sky UI Pentacrest Lawn — Thursday, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. This Thursday, University of Iowa students will celebrate the eve of the United Nations announcement of their new Global Goals. The event, Under ONE Sky, is hosted by the University’s ONE group: an organization that focuses on public awareness of poverty and […]

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