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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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Little Village and Dead Coast Present: Willy Tea Taylor, Ryan Joseph Anderson and J.Aubertin

Willy Tea Taylor, with Ryan Joseph Anderson, J.Aubertin Cortado — Saturday, March 25 at 8 p.m. New baristas on the block Cortado (26 S Clinton St) will host their first live music event this Saturday, March 25 at 8 p.m., in partnership with Little Village and Dead Coast Presents. Singer-songwriters Willy Tea Taylor, Ryan Joseph […]

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LV Presents: Advance Base at Public Space One

Advance Base and Karima Walker head to Public Space One on Friday, March 17 for a low key evening of solid songwriting and some of the most beguiling vocals in current music. Owen Ashworth, who from 2007-2010 spun his midwest melancholy as Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, dropped his first record as Advance Base […]

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The Center for Afrofuturist Studies closes out a stellar year with Interstellar 3

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Interstellar 3 FilmScene — Saturday, Dec. 17 at 10:30 p.m. Pack away your year of cares and get ready to dance — the Center for Afrofuturist Studies is celebrating! With a year under their belt now, the center is closing out 2016 the same way they welcomed it in: with a dance party of epic […]

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Opening Reception Friday for Lucas Underwood

Opening Reception for Lucas Underwood: Grappler Little Village HQ — Friday, Dec. 9 at 5 p.m. Little Village is pleased to welcome the latest exhibit to our offices (623 S. Dubuque St., Iowa City). For the next month, we will be hosting Grappler, by Lucas Underwood, the third artist to brighten up our walls. Grappler, […]

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