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Iowa City Weekender – September 17-20

This week’s Weekender is brought to you by… Good Weekend to you, fair Weekenders! I hope you are enjoying harvest time as much as I am. Indeed, I say Yes to September and the 75 degreeness of her days, the Field to Family festivities, the freshness of the local produce, the mystifying cook-fu of local […]

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Iowa City Weekender September 10-13

This week’s Weekender is sponsored by… **This message contains embedded videos. If you are viewing this via email or rss, you may not be able to see all content. Original content is viewable HERE** THURSDAY Culinary Walk |Downtown Iowa City | 5:30 – 8:00 pm | $25/$15 for students It’s a very great weekend to […]

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Iowa City Weekender – Sept 3-6

THURSDAY Lupe Fiasco | Hubbard Park (Jefferson and Madison, across from the IMU) | 8 pm | FREE SCOPE Productions, the University of Iowa’s Student Commission on Programming and Entertainment, brings us Lupe Fiasco, Grammy-winning hip-hop artist from Chicago. Be sure to make it by 6 for free food and fellowship at the pep rally, […]

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Iowa City Weekender – August 27-30

Dear Students, I know the rain is a drag, but trust me, sunshine is not a required element in your ardent intellectual pursuit.  What you need is to complement your academic endeavors with a heaping weekendful of fine international cinema!  So I give to you, live (well, mostly prerecorded) from the greatest city in the […]

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Iowa City Weekender – August 20-24

Welcome to Welcome Weekend, Weekenders! Yes, a weekend ‘specially designed for one of my favorite things: Sensory Overload. Our brains a-tingle, our appendages perhaps convulsing, our bewildered eyeballs falling out of our heads on their springs; from now until next Monday, life will feel like one long sneeze. But going off to college isn’t all […]

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Iowa City Weekender: August 13-16

Greetings Weekenders! We’ve had our share of national and international bands this summer, so we’re dedicating this week’s Weekender to the local scene–one newcomer, one local favorite that’s leaving town, and then some long time stalwarts of the eastern Iowa sound that ain’t goin’ nowhere… we hope! Thursday, August 13 Collectible Boys w/ Exposed Fiction […]

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Iowa City Weekender: August 6-10

Greetings Weekenders! Welcome to the calm before the storm.  As Iowa City waits with open arms for her many thousands of children to return, there are but 2 weekends left to enjoy the peace, quiet and parking spaces of Iowa City in the Summer time. So, what to do, what to do? Friday Deathships w/ […]

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Little Village Radio: The Blue Calendar (7/29/09)

Little Village friend Tara Atkinson, aka The Blue Calendar, was on LVRadio this week to play an in-studio track and talk about the plight of the basement-tapey upstart musician. (Other great tunes by singer-songwriter types were also enjoyed). Check it out below! [audio:LV Radio 7-29.mp3] Little Village Radio 7/29/09 (mp3 download) […]

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Iowa City Weekender: July 30-August 1

In honor of the end of the month, and those of you waiting for payday, this weekend’s Weekender is all about the freebies, with one, sort-of exception. Thursday, July 30 Johnson County Fair | County Fairgrounds, Iowa City | 7am-8pm | Free Last day of the 2009 Johnson County Fair. I’ve never understood why all […]

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Little Village Radio: Pitchfork Edition!

Okay, so it’s a little late. But LV-ers Paul Sorenson and John Schlotfelt’s discussion of the Pitchfork Music Festival still contains ageless tunes and wisely wise wisdom (they would hope). Check it out here: [audio:LV Radio – 7:22.mp3] Little Village Radio 7/22/09 (mp3 download) […]

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Iowa City Weekender: July 24-28

It’s a good week for music, a hopeful week for trains, and an even better week for discarded film stock. Huh? Friday, July 24 Found Footage Festival | The Picador | 10pm | $10 If you hoped that old home movie you made 20 years ago had permanently vanished, you may be wrong. Joe Pickett […]

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