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Iowa City Weekender: July 2-4 – 20th Anniversary Jazz Fest Preview

Whatever kind of music you are into, there is a festival for you this weekend. In Des Moines, it’s time for 80/35. Daytrotter is bringing a spectacular “Barn on the 4th of July” show to Maquoketa, and for the 20th year, the Iowa City Jazz Fest is here. […]

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Iowa City Weekender: 6/17-19

Greetings Iowa City and Thank You for this sun. Anybody get flooded? Yup. Sucks? Yeah.  :( THURSDAY Health Screenings | Emma Goldman Clinic | 3-7 pm | FREE A great reason to support this weekend’s Pride festivities is to celebrate this aspect of GLBT culture: Few communities do more to keep the conversation alive. You […]

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Iowa City Weekender: April 22-25

Greetings, Weekenders! Are you ready for Riverfest? Yes, it’s already time for another big music festival, and this one’s got tons of daytime stuff for the whole family too! Which reminds me: Please join my cause! If the IC City Council wants to make the bars 21 only, don’t you think they should be required […]

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Iowa City Weekender: April 15-18

Greetings, Weekenders! Hold please… I must check my watch… Yes, just as I suspected, Peak Weekend Season is upon us again.  Complete with weather you lap up spoon by mother loving spoonful. Soaking in magazines on the ped mall, or getting your sport on at College Green.  Biking down to the river, happening upon the […]

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Iowa City Weekender: April 8-11

Ever wish Iowa City would slow down, just for 2 seconds so you could… Wait, what would you do?  Relax on one of her many patios?  Perhaps chillax, at College Green Park, where you are likely to catch Cirque Stupendo practicing their juggling?  Maybe pick up a copy of the latest Little Village and muse […]

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Iowa City Weekender: March 11-13

Last week I stopped by the Summer Camp Battle of the Bands at the Yacht Club and was reminded that, every now and then, you just need to be in a sweaty basement full of smiling hippies on drugs.  High fives, hugs… they are good for the soul.  And funk music, predictable tho it may […]

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Iowa City Weekender – October 1-3

This week’s Weekender is brought to you by Riverside Theatre THURSDAY A Dog’s Life | Riverside Theatre (213 N Gilbert) | 7:30 pm | $12-28 Yes, Weekenders, this is your last chance to see the all-ages, tail waggin’, on your back rollin’, belly scratchin’, bum sniffin’ musical comedy “A Dog’s Life” at Riverside Theatre.  Big […]

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Iowa City Weekender – June 12-14

The IC Weekender is sponsored by the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival, July 2-4, 2009 Ah, just when we’ve started to recover from Arts Fest, the weekend is here again! Big thanks to Andre Perry and The Mill for bringing yet another world-class band to Iowa City–Last night’s Rock Plaza Central (http://www.rockplazacentral.com/) show was definitely one […]

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