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Fashion Forward: Tim Shang, former University of Iowa student and Instagram stories master

I’m originally from China. My hometown is a small-sized city, but a small-sized city in China still has 1 million people. I came to Iowa for college, my major was finance, and I just graduated from University of Iowa. Soon, I will go to an internship in New York. After my internship, I will go to graduate school and after graduate school I will probably work in financial services, like growth management. […]

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Fashion Forward: Jamie Elizabeth Hudrlik of Dirty Birdies Vintage

I think I’m a big color freak because I’m a painter. I just love color. I have this beautiful cardigan that wasn’t even for sale. I got it in Des Moines at this cool thrift store where they sell yarn. There was this really, really chunky knit red cardigan and it was just so yummy. […]

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Little Village International Kitchen: International Writing Program at PS1 (VIDEO)

Residents of the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program are given once-a-week access to the community kitchen at Public Space One for the cooking of meals and sharing of cultural cuisines. […]

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Just announced: DJ Spooky, Tom Tomorrow, Beach Fossils, Talibam! and more at the third annual Witching Hour Festival

Iowa City’s Witching Hour festival, a joint venture between Little Village and the Englert Theatre, announced the 2017 lineup today. The festival, now in its third year, celebrates the unknown and lifts up new music and the creative process. This year’s lineup is, as always, an eclectic assortment of music, literature, science, art, comedy and more, with a mix of performances, screenings, lectures, art and workshops. […]

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David Dondero returns to Iowa City tonight for a show at Public Space One

David Dondero returns to Iowa City with his “outbound sound” and the ups and downs (yes, he’s “been over- and under-rated”) of a singer-songwriter who has made a career not only on the road, but of the road (processing, performing, and navigating “highway archaeology,” that “snaky stretch of tar” in an average of 175 live shows per year over the last two decades). He joins Davenport musician Liv Carrow for an event co-hosted by Little Village at Public Space One tonight at 8 p.m. […]

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Little Village Drawing Board: IYWP History Hunt Camp (video)

Local children’s author Delia Ray led 5th and 6th graders in the Iowa Youth Writing Project’s HiSTORY Hunt! camp as they explored the intersection of science and writing. The camp was offered in conjunction with the Iowa City Public Library as part of a series of free, summer, writing programs. […]

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Fashion Forward: Poet and Curator Anaïs Duplan of the Center for Afrofuturist Studies (Video)

A look into the mindset of Anaïs Duplan, poet and director of Iowa City’s Center for Afrofuturist Studies. Duplan’s “Take This Stallion” is out now on Brooklyn Arts Press, and collection “Blackspace” is forthcoming from Black Ocean Press. […]

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Indie artists converge in town on Mission Creek Saturday

ICE CREAM Public Space One — Saturday, April 8 at 11 a.m. No, it doesn’t stand for “cash rules everything around me“. Over 50 independent vendors will congregate for the day-long, bazaar-like Iowa City Expo for Comics and Real Eclectic Alternative Media (ICE CREAM) on Saturday, April 8, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m, at […]

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