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No Mo’ FOMO: This weekend’s hottest shows, in summary

Lookin’ to get down, but not sure where to go this weekend? It’s OK; happens to the best of us. Don’t let Monday find you with no great stories to share. Little Village has the lowdown on this weekend’s can’t-miss shows. Friday Zeshan Bagewadi and the Transistors Downtown Iowa City — Friday, May 25 at […]

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Philip Roth (1933-2018) on Iowa City

Philip Roth, one of the major figures of 20th century literature, died of congestive heart failure on Tuesday night. The author, known for his darkly comic novels and short stories, was 85. His first book, Goodbye Columbus, a collection of five short stories and a novella, won the National Book Award in 1960. The title […]

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No Mo’ FOMO: This weekend’s hottest shows, in summary

Lookin’ to get down, but not sure where to go this weekend? It’s OK; happens to the best of us. Don’t let Monday find you with no great stories to share. Little Village has the lowdown on this weekend’s can’t-miss shows. Friday Charlie Parr w/ Tommy Santee Klaws The Mill — Friday, May 18 at […]

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Joan Osborne, ’90s chanteuse, will perform for Iowa Arts Fest

Iowa Arts Festival: Joan Osborne Downtown Iowa City — Friday, June 1 at 9 p.m. Among an excellently curated set of local gems and national talent, the Iowa Arts Festival’s featured performer for Friday night, June 1 is Joan Osborne, who claimed notoriety with her 1995 song “One of Us.” The biggest single off her […]

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‘One October,’ from Iowan-turned-New Yorker Kacy Ross, comes to FilmScene

It’s 25 minutes in before anyone in the film One October uses the word gentrification. But every shot, every beat of the film is infused with the specter of that term. Rachel Shuman’s 2017 documentary, showing tonight at FilmScene, is a narrow snapshot of a changing city, on its surface. […]

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Five questions with: Hannah Weeks, Nimbus Dance Works dancer from Iowa City

Hannah Weeks, born and raised in Iowa City, is returning to her hometown for the Iowa Dance Festival Saturday. She’s been with the Nimbus Dance Works company for three seasons and serves as a dancer and the assistant director of programming. Weeks attended the the University of Iowa, Nolte Academy of Dance and City Ballet of Iowa as well as the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and Alonzo King Lines Ballet Training Program.
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Creator of The Trevor Project brings LGBT teen storytelling workshop to Iowa City

The Future Perfect Project, co-founded by Lacesne and performance artist Ryan Amador, brings LGBTQ high school students together to tell stories and express themselves through original writing, performances and musical compositions. Iowa City will have its own two-day Future Perfect Project workshop from 1-4 p.m. this Saturday and Sunday. […]

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