Dear Kiki: Finding lesbian love in Iowa City

Dear Kiki

Questions about love and sex in the city of Iowa City can be sent to (queries can also be sent anonymously using this form). Questions may be edited for clarity and length, and may appear either in print or online. Hi Kiki, Maybe you can help me. I’m kind of new to IC and […]

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Interview: Alison Bechdel on queerness, fame and therapy

Alison Bechdel - Photo by Elena Seibert

Mission Creek Presents: Alison Bechdel The Englert Theatre — Tue., Apr. 5 at 7:30 p.m. When Alison Bechdel began Dykes to Watch Out For in 1983, it was with a single sketch in a letter to a friend labeled “Dykes to Watch Out For, Plate No. 27.” The “27” was fanciful — there were no […]

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‘Listening for Grace’: A play reconciling sexuality, comedy and Christ

Listening for Grace Old Brick Church — Thursday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. Issues of religion and sexuality are difficult to navigate in conversation. Navigating just those sorts of difficulties is where the arts — and theatre in particular — excel. Enter Ted Swartz. For two decades, Swartz has been travelling the U.S. and the […]

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