Prairie Pop: ‘King of Nasty’ John Waters returns to Iowa City for one-man roadshow

John Waters — “Filthier and Dirtier” The Englert Theatre — Saturday, Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. Prepare yourself. Hide the children. John Waters — the Auteur of Ordure — is once again bringing his one-man roadshow to the Englert, on Oct. 1. “Filthier and Dirtier” is the latest iteration of his vaudevillian act, a freewheeling […]

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In anticipation of John Waters’ visit, FilmScene dives into ‘Deep Waters’

“Deep Waters” series FilmScene — begins Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 10 p.m. Filmmaker and raconteur John Waters is returning to the Englert Theatre for “Filthier & Dirtier,” a special one-night engagement co-sponsored by FilmScene on Saturday, Oct. 1 (tickets $35-100). Waters last performed at the Englert during the 2011 Mission Creek Festival. Now, the pope […]

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Interview: John Waters on ‘Pink Flamingos,’ the transformation of Divine and the changing face of indie cinema

John Waters

Friday, April 1, 2011 | Englert | 6 p.m. Doors Everyone has their first time with John Waters. For me, it was the summer of 1976, when I took off from my Grandmother’s house in Provo Utah, after a weird, lonely, freshman year at BYU (don’t ask) and hitchhiked around the West. I ended up […]

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