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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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Iowa City Weekender: New Years Eve

This week’s Weekender is brought to you by Eco-Iowa City’s Green New Year’s Eve Party Nice idea, Eco-Iowa City – Register your ‘green resolution’ and chart your progress (publicly, on the online forum, or privately, like confession and stuff, on their server) for 4 months, from New Year’s Day to Earth Day, April 22, 2010.  […]

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Iowa City Weekender: December 24 – 26

This week’s Weekender is brought to you by the Iowa City Public Library’s eBooks collection Whatever your background or religion, and wherever you are from – whether it is holiday avoidance or holiday indulgence, it seems like everyone has a tradition for how they spend December 24th and 25th. If you are celebrating Christmas, I […]

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Brittany Murphy's Lesser Known Movies

So, writing about a movie star when they die isn’t exactly my thing, but Brittany Murphy dying got to me. And I wouldn’t write about it at all except that through random trolling for movies with Melissa, I saw a few of her lesser known movies that were interesting. To wit: Sidewalks of New York […]

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Iowa City Weekender: December 17-19

This week’s Weekender is brought to you by Iowa City Public Library’s Online Resources/Mango Languages! A balmy 29 degrees outside, no complaints from me!  What have we to look forward to this weekend? THURSDAY Staff Show | Dawn’s Hide and Bead Away (220 E. Washington) | 5 pm | FREE If your inner crafter was […]

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Iowa City Weekender: December 10-13

Who needs shopping malls when you’ve got more art per square inch than any other town on the planet!
– Graduate Painting open house this Friday
– Get all yer holiday shopping done this weekend at W.A.L.O.C. 6 and Eastside Artists
– Oh, and live music? Warm up your weekend with the Caribbean funk of Jumbies, for free at the Yacht Club tonight, then curl up with Cuddle Magic this Saturday at the Mill […]

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Iowa City Weekender: December 3-5

This Weekender is sponsored by UI Fine Arts Council… Aaaaahh. Nothing like the smell of newsprint in the morning. The fresh ink on crisp pages, not yet dogeared and smudged with love. That’s right folks, a brand new Little Village – December’s Holi-D.I.Y. special, the insider’s guide to the hippest holidays around – is hittin’ […]

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Iowa City Weekender: November 19-21

– Pieta Brown & full band, Skyrocket, w/ Solo set by Dustin Busch, art of Sandy Dyas.
– Double decker dance party at the Picador to benefit the Crisis Center
– Okay fine we’ll party in the morning one more time – Dead Larry plays the Magic Bus’ last ride
– Hey that party looks good on you – Leave it on all night for kick ass live music all over town […]

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