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One Iowa to host ‘Life After DOMA’ event in Iowa City

One Iowa, the state’s largest LGBT advocacy organization, is hosting a “Life After DOMA” event at the Iowa City Public Library on October 25. One Iowa Executive Director Donna Red Wing will speak alongside Jason Dinesen of Dinesen Tax and Accounting about the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act and its […]

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Celebrate Earth Month with these local events

Iowa City has been coping with what is, evidently, some sort of freakish week-long thunderstorm complete with flash floods, power outages and sogginess abound. With that said, what follows are some Earth Month highlights for April 18-30, wherein we will grit our teeth, smile politely and thank the Earth for being such a swell place (most of the time). […]

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ARTicle: Art on Demand at the Iowa City Public Library

Where does art live? If you’re in the Iowa City area, can abide by some very generous checkout times and can offer it the promise of shelter for a month or so, art can live with you, thanks to the Iowa City Public Library’s Art-To-Go Collection. Also, if you’re a local artist, it might just […]

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Local Music Project comes to the ICPL

After loaning music for decades, the Iowa City Public Library has found an innovative way to support Iowa City’s music scene and stay abreast of the changing music climate. On June 7, the ICPL launched a new service called “The Local Music Project,” providing local music to residents at no cost. The project, pioneered by […]

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Iowa City Weekender: October 27-29 // Halloween Special

This week, you get two Weekenders for the price of one, assuming that you actually paid to read this column. One is a regular version. The other is a digest of all the Halloween events. Use one or both. The choice is yours alone. […]

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Iowa City Weekender: September 23-25

This is a throwback Weekender, for the traditionalists and those that have to hold the fort down on Thursday nights. […]

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Event Preview: Altered Books at ICPL, Tuesday 4/27

Calling all you Iowa City crafters, hipsters and makers if you haven’t given book arts a try it may be time you did! The library is offering a 3-hour workshop on altered books, taught by Lucy David, Tuesday, April 27, from 5-8 pm. The book arts offer a unique art making and viewing experience. Allowing […]

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Iowa City Weekender: March 25-27

You might not have noticed, but this weekend started early – here’s a recap of Wednesday’s very notable events: 4:00 – Gabe’s opens its doors under new ownership, with Craig back behind the bar! 5:00 – Unknown Component brings his heady rock to KRUI for Little Village Live (watch this space for video updates in […]

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Iowa City Weekender: December 10-13

Who needs shopping malls when you’ve got more art per square inch than any other town on the planet!
– Graduate Painting open house this Friday
– Get all yer holiday shopping done this weekend at W.A.L.O.C. 6 and Eastside Artists
– Oh, and live music? Warm up your weekend with the Caribbean funk of Jumbies, for free at the Yacht Club tonight, then curl up with Cuddle Magic this Saturday at the Mill […]

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