The intersection of burlesque and feminism

Heartland Bombshells Blue Moose Tap House — Friday, Sept. 30; doors at 8 p.m. Burlesque has exploded nationwide in recent years, and styles run the gamut from revival of classic teases like the fan dance to edgy, performance arty acts with political punch. Iowa is no exception to this trend, and has even hosted the Iowa […]

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Photos: Greensky Bluegrass at Blue Moose Tap House

The Blue Moose Tap House was alive with whoops, whistles and dancing Thursday night. Michigan five-piece Greensky Bluegrass got the devoted crowd moving with their jam band approach to bluegrass sounds, delivered through a rock ‘n’ roll stage show. Atlanta-based indie folk act Cicada Rhythm started off the night, quickly captivating the rowdy crowd’s attention. […]

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Rapper Vince Staples returns to Iowa City

Vince Staples

Vince Staples Blue Moose Tap House — Monday, Mar. 7 at 6:30 p.m. “What is the ‘little village?’ ” Vince Staples asks. We’ve only just begun our interview, and he’s beaten me out the gate with the first question. He seems a bit trepidatious and, once I’ve fumbled through an awkward answer about the song […]

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