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Iowa City Weekender: January 31 – February 2

Hello and welcome to another edition of the Weekender. I know there were a lot of things cancelled today because of the weather. For those of us that got to stay in, it was a great day for doing a whole lot of nothing. There’s some great stuff coming up this weekend, but in the […]

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The Tube: The Price of Choice

In the first installment of a two-part series on a la carte television, A.C. Hawley asks if viewers can expect to save money by moving away from traditional cable packages and toward purchasing individual channels online. At the beginning of this year, Internet and business circles buzzed with discussion about a new television project being […]

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Your Town Now: A treaty to end competition between Iowa City, Coralville and North Liberty.

The collective brass of the Iowa City-Coralville-North Liberty Commerce Triangle are hard at work on a landmark economic policy charter to be known as the Community Business Attraction and Anti-Piracy Compact. A lofty title for what some believe to be little more than a misguided protectionist reaction to the giant sucking sound emanating from the […]

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Iowa City Weekender: January 24-26

Hello and welcome to another edition of the Weekender. Here’s what’s happening in your chilly town this weekend! THURSDAY Gerhard Loewenberg // Prairie Lights // 7:00 PM // Free From Prairie Lights: University of Iowa’s Professor Emeritus Gerhard Loewenberg will read from his new memoir, Moved by Politics. In his memoir, Loewenberg tells of twelve experiences […]

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On The Beat: What shows are in store for the winter migration

Iowa City has been pretty quiet over the past few weeks. That tends to be the case when a big chunk of the population migrates to Chicagoland (or wherever), and another chunk goes into hibernation. We all must accept the fact that less people in town means fewer shows. That is not to say that […]

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Iowa City Weekender: January 17-19

Hello and welcome to another edition of the Weekender. If it’s alright with you, I’m just going to jump right in. Here’s what’s going on in Iowa City this weekend: THURSDAY The Felice Brothers w. Terrible // The Mill // 9:00 PM // $12 Adv., $15 Day Of It is refreshing to learn that The […]

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Iowa City Weekender: January 10-12

Hello and welcome to another edition of the Weekender. We have another week or so before the college folks flood back into town, so this week’s theme focuses on some of the more “townie” gatherings in town. Own it, long-term Iowa Citians. Let’s get started. THURSDAY Super Soul Session // Gabe’s // 10:00 PM // […]

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Iowa City Weekender: January 4-5

Hello and welcome to the first Weekender of 2013! I hope everyone is recovering from NYE celebrations, because it’s almost time to get back up and out there. Things are starting to pick up this weekend. We’ve got a few relatively rare performances from bands with Iowa City ties, one of which will take place […]

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Iowa City Weekender: December 27-29

Hello and welcome to another edition of the Weekender. This time of year tends to be a little quieter than usual, what with much of the student population being gone and the difficult temperatures. Even during the lulls, the cultural fire of Iowa City never truly dies! Here’s what’s happening this week: THURSDAY Holiday Ramble […]

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Show Videos: The Mill’s Annual Christmas Party – 12/18/12

I have mixed feelings about the holidays. I get a little Grinchy this time of year even though there are many things around Christmastime that still make me happy. Like paper chains, twinkle lights and carols. Especially carols. As a result, the last few years I’ve been in happy attendance at the Mill’s Christmas Show. Up until […]

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