Performers announced for the Iowa Arts Festival’s 40th year

The 2021 Iowa City Jazz Festival presented by the Summer of the Arts. Jason Smith/Little Village

The Summer of the Arts’ Iowa Arts Festival is back for its 40th year and will take place the first weekend in June in downtown Iowa City. Yesterday, festival organizers announced that they’re hosting roughly 90 visual artists and bringing in […]

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Album Review: DICKIE — ‘Minus Thieves’

If various comic book universes have taught us anything, it’s that every hero needs an origin story. For DICKIE, that was their 2015 self-titled release—a concept album summarizing songwriter and vocalist Dick Prall’s life to that point. Returning like Superman from the Fortress of Solitude, Prall has reconvened DICKIE with a different lineup […]

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