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Iowa City Weekender: February 11-14

THURSDAY Green Drinks | Red Avocado | 5:30 pm | Free admission – great wine list! This weekend, start your love fest with an alcohol infused meditation on the big things we sometimes take for granted – fresh air, potable water, that’s right… the environment! If you heart the environment despite it’s occasionally godawful temperatures, […]

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Iowa City Weekender: February 4-7

Greetings, Weekenders! Big thanks to Caleb Hawley and Reed Waddle for being our special guests on last night’s edition of Little Village Live – our weekly radio show, Wednesdays 5-6 pm on KRUI.  Check back soon for video clips of their live in-studio performance.  Tune in next week for a special Tuesday edition – that’s […]

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Show Review: Mountains, TAPE, Marlo Eggplant, Rene Hell, Picador 2/1/10

[audio:http://music.cornwarning.com/audio/2010-02-01-MargotEggplant.mp3|titles=Live@Picador|artists=Marlo Eggplant] Marlo Eggplant [audio:http://music.cornwarning.com/audio/2010-02-01-ReneHell.mp3|titles=Live@Picador|artists=Rene Hell] Rene Hell [audio:http://music.cornwarning.com/audio/2010-02-01-Tape.mp3|titles=Live@Picador|artists=TAPE] Tape [audio:http://music.cornwarning.com/audio/2010-02-01-Mountains.mp3|titles=Live@Picador|artists=Mountains] Mountains Experimental concerts, like Monday night’s show at the Picador, are good for, if nothing else, watching the way compositions are constructed. Monday’s bill presented a wide swath of musical styles and, for the observant, a bevy of approaches. Olympia, WA’s Marlo Eggplant brought […]

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Sam Locke-Ward & Kate Kane – Live @ Java House 2010-01-29

The Java House has been branching out into having more live performances of late, and a week after a wonderfully raucous show at the Mill, Kate (of Lipstick Homicide & Boo Hoos) and Sam (of Miracles of God & SLW & the Boo Hoos) did an acoustic show. Pictures by the lovely and talented Barefoot […]

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The Boo Hoos, Lipstick Homicide, Hott, and Old Panther Live 1-23!

I hauled out the trusty Zoom H4 to the Mill last Saturday night, and recorded some good ol homegrown Iowa Rock & Roll. So Here it is, with no commercial interruption! All pics (except the first) were taken by the person I know only as Barefoot Adrienne — see all her pictures from the night […]

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Iowa City Weekender: January 28-February 1

This week’s Weekender is brought to you by the ICPL eAudio collection Greetings, Weekenders! Thank you to all who tuned in last night for Little Village Live, our weekly radio show over at KRUI, and a huge thank you to special guest Ben Schmidt for the wonderful live in-studio performance.  Accompanied by the terrific Larry […]

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Little Village Weekender: January 21-24

– “Live from Prairie Lights” kicks off its Spring 2010 series with a reading from Daniyal Mueenuddin
– Datagun dusts off the stage at the Picador for a CD release party
– Yoga marathon at Heartland Yoga
– Celebrate 7 years of good times at the Yacht Club with 7 bands for $7 […]

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"Copyright Criminals" Premieres Tomorrow Night on PBS

Produced by LV contributor Kembrew Mcleod and University of Iowa Associate Professor, and Benjamin Franzen, U of I graduate. Copyright Criminals explores the issue raised by the collision of Remix Culture with current laws. This will be shown at 8AM, 2PM and 7PM tomorrow, January 19th. **UPDATE: Iowa Public Television will air Copyright Criminals in […]

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Iowa City Weekender: January 7-9

Advertising in the Weekender is cheap and easy – Contact us here! Eerily quiet downtown today.  Classic snowy tree scenes, the deafening, paranoia-inducing sound of snow creaking under your boots – or is it just me?  Thankfully in Iowa City there are many ways to fight cabin fever, but it seems this week that live […]

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Avatar — Savages not just Noble, but Neon

I checked this out last night, and as a cinematic entertainment I really enjoyed it.  As a movie it’s much, much better than “Titanic,” which was an immensely successful entertainment, but also mawkish, sentimental and plodding.  Avatar is a more rigorously plotted and realized piece of film making, and gets points for advancing the state […]

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