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Week-long events with Afrofuturist artist Tiona McClodden

Tiona McClodden Public Space One, Iowa City, May 3-6 The Center for Afrofuturist Studies welcomes artist-in-residence Tiona McClodden to Iowa City. Several events have been scheduled with the artist this week. Events commence Tues., May 3, at 6 p.m. when Tiona will provide a talk and Q&A at Public Space One. On Wednesday at 4:15 p.m. […]

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The Center for Afrofuturist Studies welcomes its first artist-in-residence

Tiona McClodden in residence at the Center for Afrofuturist Studies

Tiona McClodden – Artist Talk Public Space One — Tuesday, May 3 at 6 p.m. The Center for Afrofuturist Studies at Public Space One, launched in January, is bringing the first of its planned artists-in-residence to Iowa City starting in May. From May 1–7, Tiona McClodden will be at the Center. The filmmaker, storyteller and […]

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Public Space One event aims to end rape culture

Not In My Community: Music To Destroy Rape Culture! Public Space One — Mon. Apr. 11, 6-10 p.m. End Street Harassment Iowa City, in collaboration with other community organizations, will be hosting an evening of music, poetry, bystander training and other activities as part of an international effort to combat gender-based violence, Monday at Public Space One. […]

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Cartoonists, bookmakers and independent artists go out for ICE CREAM

ICE CREAM: the Iowa City Expo for Comics + Real Eclectic Alternative Media Public Space One — Sat., Apr. 9 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For cartoonists, bookmakers and other independent artists, few outlets exist in Iowa City to share and sell work — but this year, Mission Creek Festival will include a space […]

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The Dollhouse DIY brings Femme Film Fest to Iowa City

'Catalyst' - Serena Fath

Dollhouse Femme Film Fest Public Space One — Sat., Mar. 26 and Sun., Mar. 27 at 8 p.m. Co-sponsored in Iowa City by Public Space One and Chicago performance venue The Dollhouse DIY, the Dollhouse Femme Film Fest is a touring film festival dedicated to supporting and highlighting female-identified filmmakers. A series of short films […]

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Activist filmmaker Julie Perini presents workshop on Thursday and films on Friday

WORKSHOP: Getting in the Way, Ways for Artists and Activists to Work Together Center for Worker Justice — Thursday, Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. HEADROOM presents: Julie Perini films Public Space One — Friday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. Portland filmmaker and activist Julie Perini will lead a workshop for artists and activists on Thursday […]

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Herbal workshop at PS1 will help you ‘weather the winter’

Public Space One (PS1) will host an herbal care workshop, “Weather the Winter,” on Saturday in their kitchen at the Wesley Center. Instructor Stephany Hoffelt will show how natural preparations can bolster immune function and help bodies stay healthy to withstand the cold and flu season. […]

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New Public Space One exhibit explores the relationship between art and work

Maintenance Mode

Public Space One will host a new gallery exhibition, opening Dec. 11, titled Maintenance Mode. The pieces explore the often tense relationship between art and work, and the ways in which artists interact with the “maintenance work” that is a necessary part of their lives… […]

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Edible Outdoors hosts Fall Harvest Potluck at Public Space One

Edible Outdoors

Iowa City-based community organization Edible Outdoors (EO) will host a potluck dinner party at the Wesley Center of Public Space One this Saturday, Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. The ultimate goal of the potluck is to bring together hunted, fished, foraged or homegrown goods, though store-bought items will be accepted and shared just the same. […]

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Post Facto Future: Art Show and Auction Opening at PS1

At 7 p.m. this Friday, Public Space One invites the public to an art auction exhibition that highlights the facility’s past, as well as what the future might have in store. A press release sent out by PS1 Director John Engelbrecht sums up the exhibit perfectly: “This is a dual-purpose show: at once a showcase of […]

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