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Just announced: Prairie Lights brings Bernie Sanders to Hancher on Aug. 31

Vermont senator and former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is coming to Iowa City. Prairie Lights is hosting his appearance at Hancher Auditorium on Thursday night, August 31. Tickets will be available through the Hancher box office starting on July 14 at 10 a.m. […]

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International Writing Program participating in Worldwide Reading for Ashraf Fayadh

Ashraf Fayadh

Reading for Ashraf Fayadh Shambaugh House — Thursday, January 14 at Noon As part of an initiative sponsored by the International Literature Festival Berlin, the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program (IWP) will be hosting a reading in support of Palestinian poet Ashraf Fayadh, who is currently in prison and under threat of death penalty […]

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Poetry at Prairie Lights: Graham Foust to visit Saturday

Graham Foust

Poet Graham Foust will be visiting Iowa City this Saturday for a reading at Prairie Lights. He’ll be reading pieces from his new book To Anacreon in Heaven and Other Poems, published by Chicago’s Flood Editions. To Anacreon in Heaven is Foust’s fifth full collection of poetry, and is a follow-up to the critically-acclaimed A […]

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Iowa City Weekender: August 12-15

If video content does not load correctly, please view original post here THURSDAY Chef Rocky Barnette with Food & Water Watch | The Red Avocado | 5:30-8:00 | FREE Sustainability activist/chef Rocky Barnette is teaming up with Food & Water Watch to travel the Midwest discussing the current state of our food and farming systems. […]

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Iowa City Weekender April 3-7

With Mission Creek coming to a close this weekend you’re probably in one of two mindsets: a) “I’m heading for an intentional music overdose” b) “no more music, I’m getting a headache”. Quick Hits: The Mountain Goats, Copyright Criminals, No Age, The Cool Kids, Cedar Rapids Independent Film Festival, Raising Medusa, Augusten Burroughs Friday, April […]

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