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Iowa City Weekender September 10-13


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THURSDAY

Culinary Walk |Downtown Iowa City | 5:30 – 8:00 pm | $25/$15 for students

It’s a very great weekend to be in Iowa, the bread basket of all the world’s cows.  Complicated though it is there are plenty of upsides, and so we begin the weekend: Celebrating the bright side of our mer’can agricultural tradition with great, fresh local food.  Tonight’s Culinary Walk spotlights the ninja wizardry of a few local chefs, while giving full propers to the local farms that make it all possible.  For more info visit www.jclfa.org

This year’s participants (Restaurant – Chef)

Atlas – James Adrian

Devotay – Kurt Michael Friese

The Motley Cow – Dave Wieseneck

New Pioneer Food Co-op – B Hawk

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One Twenty Six – Tony Carter-Walsh

The Red Avocado – Dave Burt

IMU – Rod Bowman/ Richard Geer

ALSO THURSDAY

Casiotone for the Painfully Alone | Public Space One | 8 pm | $6

Oh what a treat.  Sincerely.  Owen Ashworth brings his one man band of my dreams, Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, to Public Space One (115 E Washington).  Joy Joy Joy!

FRIDAY

Jazz After Five | The Mill | 5-7 pm | FREE

U of I music instructor and local trumpeteer Brent Sandy is teaming up with the Mill to bring Jazz back to Iowa City’s regular club scene. Starting this Friday night, the Mill presents “Jazz After Five,” 5-7 pm, on the 2nd Friday of every month.

After the Jazz, head to the Bijou to continue with Thursday’s reflections on Iowa’s place in the world of stomachs:

Food, Inc | 7 pm | Bijou | FREE

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Jeez, then after the movie, if you really wanna know — you should head back to the Mill because Deer Tick returns this Friday night!!

SATURDAY

Michelle Shocked, Iowa Women’s Music Festival | Upper City Park | 4:15 pm |FREE (donations welcome)

The Iowa Women’s Music Festival starts Friday night with live music from 7:30-9:30 at Old Brick Church, followed by a 10:00 comedy show at Studio 13, followed by, you guessed it, a drag show at 10:30.  My pick is for the Saturday afternoon party in the park, starting at noon, with Michelle Shocked headlining at 4:15.

Thanks for reading – Have a great weekend!

~LV

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