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Donation Drive: The Haunted Bookshop supports Public Space One

Little Village’s Donation Drive pairs local businesses with nonprofits they believe in to raise awareness for these organizations and encourage giving this holiday season. Presented by The Haunted Bookshop Supporter Perk: Donate to PS1 while making a purchase at The Haunted Bookshop and have your donation matched; Sign up to be a sustaining member and […]

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‘Marjorie Prime’ an incredibly sensitive meditation on aging and grief

The rub of science fiction is that it requires quite a bit of world building to be comprehensible to the audience. Director Jen Brown guides her actors into a subtlety that nicely highlights the universals of personality, humanity and family life without dwelling too long on the technicalities of 2050. […]

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Little Village International Kitchen: International Writing Program at PS1 (VIDEO)

Residents of the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program are given once-a-week access to the community kitchen at Public Space One for the cooking of meals and sharing of cultural cuisines. […]

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In Conversation: David Dunlap and David Dondero

University of Iowa painting and drawing Professor Emeritus David Dunlap welcomed visiting musician David Dondero to Dunlap’s home studio for a discussion of anything and everything on their minds — which, on this day, ranged from Donald Trump and Gerrymandering to peaches from New Pioneer Food Co-op. […]

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David Dondero returns to Iowa City tonight for a show at Public Space One

David Dondero returns to Iowa City with his “outbound sound” and the ups and downs (yes, he’s “been over- and under-rated”) of a singer-songwriter who has made a career not only on the road, but of the road (processing, performing, and navigating “highway archaeology,” that “snaky stretch of tar” in an average of 175 live shows per year over the last two decades). He joins Davenport musician Liv Carrow for an event co-hosted by Little Village at Public Space One tonight at 8 p.m. […]

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‘EatChewAlive’ art exhibit takes over RADinc. for the month of July

‘EatChewAlive’ is visual artist John Schlue’s debut exhibition in Iowa City — some 14 years after he graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in studio art. The opening reception will be held at RADinc on Sunday, July 2 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., and the exhibition will be up at the downtown storefront gallery until Tuesday, July 25. […]

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Graffiti-inspired exhibition, ‘Wastedland 2,’ features the post-apocalyptic at RADinc.

Director and guerilla artist Andrew H. Shirley is bringing his film, Wastedland 2 (2016), and a traveling exhibit of structures from the film, to RADinc. for an “immersive” experience Friday, June 2, from 8-11 p.m., with late-night hangs following. There will be two screenings of the film — at 8:30 and 10 p.m. — as well as performances by local soundscape artists Chaircrusher, Houzatosis, Mustard in Law and True Commando. […]

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LV Presents: Advance Base at Public Space One

Advance Base and Karima Walker head to Public Space One on Friday, March 17 for a low key evening of solid songwriting and some of the most beguiling vocals in current music. Owen Ashworth, who from 2007-2010 spun his midwest melancholy as Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, dropped his first record as Advance Base […]

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Benefit concert at Near Future puts music to work fighting against deportation

A benefit Friday night at Near Future, a temporary exhibition space through Public Space One, will feature a night of punk tunes in support of the newly-formed Eastern Iowa Community Bond Project, which aims to help under-documented individuals swept up in immigration raids. The event will feature eastern Iowa bands Jailbus, Beyond Peace and the […]

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Photos: Locals get loud at Public Space One

Public Space One hosted an evening of local acts Saturday night — an eclectic mix of rock, metal and punk sounds that all had one thing in common: volume. Iowa City’s own On Drugs, ZUUL, In the Mouth of Radness and Acoustic Guillotine played alongside Abnormal Man from Muscatine. […]

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New Iowa City company brings ‘Tender Napalm’ to Public Space One

Tender Napalm Public Space One — Friday and Saturday Jan. 20-21 at 6:30 p.m. Philip Ridley’s 2011 poetic, surreal play Tender Napalm, presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York, is the debut production of Lightswitch Theatre Company, a new addition to the vibrant Iowa City theatre community. Founded by University of […]

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