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Sullivan question prompts walkout at Harreld forum

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld dodged questions about minimum wage and administrator pay during a social justice discussion yesterday. The discussion was part of the University’s Spring 2016 theme, Just Living, designed to “explores values, beliefs, and positioning by examining the past and looking to the future.” Johnson County County Supervisor Rod Sullivan posed a […]

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Friese, Lewis, Sullivan and Heiden in the running for Johnson County Board of Supervisors

Filing for the Johnson County Board of Supervisors race began this week and three candidates have already announced plans to run for the three open seats. Kurt Friese, owner of Devotay and publisher of Edible Iowa, filed papers for his candidacy earlier this week. He had announced his plans to run on Dec. 1, 2015, […]

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Conversation: All His Little Words: An Interview with Stephin Merritt of The Magnetic Fields

In anticipation of this spring’s Mission Creek Festival, Little Village invited Iowa City novelist and alt-country raconteur Jason T. Lewis  to record a conversation about music and writing with Stephin Merritt of festival headliners The Magnetic Fields. Jason T. Lewis: What are you reading and listening to right now? Stephin Merritt: I’m reading a book […]

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Iowa City Weekender: January 5-7

As folks begin to trickle back into town, we’re still working to hit our full cultural stride in 2012. This week’s Weekender is on the short side, but that doesn’t mean you should stay in. It’s all music this week, and it’s all top notch stuff. Let’s dive in. THURSDAY Camper Van Beethoven, Poison Control […]

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Sad Iron Music on Little Village Live

Little Village Live kicked off it’s first post-summer break show last week, hosting local music group Sad Iron Music. The group played a number of Tom Petty covers, promoting their Rock U: A Study of Tom Petty show later that evening at The Mill, which included various local artists. Sad Iron Music treated Little Village […]

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