First Lady stumps for Braley in IC, jokes about ‘Bailey’ gaffe

Possibly the biggest question ahead of a voter turnout rally for Bruce Braley was how or if First Lady Michelle Obama would address her recent and repeated flub of Braley’s name during an early October event at Drake University when she referred to Braley as “Bailey” seven times. Mrs. Obama, reading from a teleprompter, joked […]

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A Night in Theatre: Coverage of the 2012 Democratic National Convention

As Senator Edward Kennedy’s voice reverberates through the hall, I feel a curious quickening. I lift my eyes to the mega screen suspended from the ceiling of the Arena. There is Teddy, larger than life, in perfect cadence, speaking to us from beyond the grave, uplifting us, exhorting us to live up to our better […]

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Iowa City Weekender: September 7-9

Yes, that is T-Pain’s big silly portrait inviting you to come on in and read the Little Village Weekender column. This week we have hip hop superstars, some local literature, an indie band and oh yeah – the President of the United States. Let’s begin. THURSDAY T-Pain  // Hubbard Park // 8:30 PM // Free […]

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