The Pines explore and preserve tradition

The Pines and photographer Danny Wilcox Frazier FilmScene — Fri., Apr. 1 at 3 p.m. The Pines, with Bo Ramsey Englert Theatre — Fri., Apr. 1 at 7 p.m. In the Little Village review of The Pines’ latest album, Above The Prairie (Red House Records), Matt Steele quotes an interview with Benson Ramsey: “[T]raditional music […]

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Comedian Rachel Bloom talks Iowa, Seth Green and transcendental meditation

Rachel Bloom

Rachel Bloom The Englert Theatre — Saturday, Mar. 5 at 8:30 p.m. As part of the Green Gravel Comedy Festival, Rachel Bloom, Eric Dadourian and Megan Gogerty, with host Dan Gill, perform live at the Englert Theatre on Saturday, Mar. 5. Tickets are $12–17 for this event; festival passes and a full line-up listing are […]

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Halfloves: fresh name, familiar sound


Halfloves album release party Englert Theatre — Friday, March 4 at 8 p.m. This March, a local band familiar to many will get a verbal makeover. Once known as The Olympics (and, prior to that, The Happy Chromosomes), the newly-minted Halfloves are set to make some noise in 2016. The band, which has four albums […]

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Interview: Matisyahu on the Torah, reggae and following the voice of God

Matisyahu The Englert Theatre — Saturday, Oct. 31 at 7 p.m. At the age of 36, the rapper Matisyahu has been in the game for over a decade. He has undergone many transformations physically and artistically throughout his career and will be bringing his distinct brand of Judaic- and Reggae-inspired hip hop to the Englert […]

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Mary Louise Parker to perform debut book with IC actor Tim Budd

Mary Louise Parker The Englert Theatre — Sunday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. Prairie Lights Bookstore will bring actress Mary Louise Parker (Weeds, Fried Green Tomatoes) to the Englert Theatre to read from her first book, Dear Mr. You on Nov. 15. Dear Mr. You is a semi-fictional collection of letters to men — real […]

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Interview: ICPL welcomes UI School of Music with new programming

Musical Revue Englert Theatre — Sunday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. The Iowa City Public Library recently announced a new nine month long program, Music is the Word, which kicks off this Sunday with a Musical Revue hosted at the Englert Theatre. We were able to ask Senior Librarian, Jason Paulios, and Adult Services Coordinator, Maeve […]

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