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Dev/Iowa brings hackathon to downtown Iowa City

A tech training program based in Iowa City, Dev/Iowa, is hosting their first ever Dev/Iowa Hackathon at 136 S. Dubuque St. — the former Wedge location in the Ped Mall — this weekend, from Friday, March 27 through Sunday, March 29. The event is free and open to anyone with an interest in technology, regardless […]

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Experience pop nostalgia with Aaron Carter this weekend

It’s not impossible for celebrities to make career comebacks. Bands like Green Day and Limp Bizkit have attempted this feat with varying levels of success. Former kid rapper Aaron Carter seems to be looking to do the same. Catch him at the Blue Moose Tap House this Saturday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. Beginning his […]

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New Iowa City community garden set to open in 2015

This summer, Iowa City residents will have a new place to grow fresh produce, plot-by-plot. A city-sponsored community garden entitled Chadek Green will open at the intersection of Friendship St. and 5th Ave., and should be available for public use this summer, officials say. The property spans 5.2 acres, and once completed will have between […]

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Jack Lion releases latest EP at the Mill this Saturday

Jack Lion will release their latest EP, K L this Saturday at The Mill at 9 p.m. Christopher the Conquered and Bull Black Nova will join them for a diverse set of music, ranging from more poppy progressive soul to electronic, ambient jazz. Jack Lion is made up of trumpet player and producer Brian Lewis […]

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NYE 2014: Your guide to ringing in the new year

It’s easy to get caught up in the stress of trying to have the perfect New Year’s Eve. Little Village is here to make sure your night doesn’t suck with this super handy guide. Check out what’s on the menu at some of your favorite restaurants and see who’s playing this holiday: New Year’s Eve […]

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A cappella drag queens the Kinsey Sicks return to CSPS

The Kinsey Sicks will bring their holiday musical, Oy Vey in a Manger to CSPS Hall this Friday, Dec. 19 at 8 p.m. Formed in the early ‘90s and hailing from San Francisco’s Castro District, The Kinsey Sicks have been performing as a group for over 20 years. Self-proclaimed as a “Dragapella” group, the drag […]

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IC drag queen to appear on national reality TV show

IC drag aficionados, start your engines: Iowa City drag queen Sasha Belle will be featured in season seven of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Belle auditioned for the reality show five times before finally getting a shot, according to the show’s Meet the Queens promotional video. I’M ON RUPAUL’S DRG RACE!!!!!!!!!!!! — Sasha Belle (@SashaBelle3) December 8, […]

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Community members respond to divisive Pentacrest statue

The Daily Iowan reported earlier this morning that a statue depicting a Klu Klux Klan member appeared on the Pentacrest, created and placed by Serhat Tanyolacar, the recipient of the 2014-15 printmaking fellowship at the University of Iowa. The art installation, which has since been removed, was not affiliated with the university. Tanyolacar intended to […]

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