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Witching Hour — Track by track, part two: Think globally, act locally

Excited for Witching Hour this weekend but not sure where to start? The curators of the Witching Hour festival have arranged a series of tracks to guide your steps and highlight the hope at the heart of the festival: that encountering the unknown within particular, relevant issues will inspire individuals to become more innovative in their questioning and creating. […]

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DJ Spooky’s ‘Explorer I Remix’, featuring sounds made by Van Allen radiation belts, will premiere at Witching Hour

DJ Spooky’s new Explorer I Remix emerged from a collaboration between this visiting artist and a group of University of Iowa scientists, musicians, librarians and archivists. It will celebrate the 60th anniversary of a satellite launched in 1958 used to discover Earth’s radiation belts (known as the Van Allen belts in honor of UI scientist James Van Allen). […]

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Witching Hour — Track by track, part one: American Politics and Race and Gender in America

Excited for Witching Hour this weekend but not sure where to start? The curators of the Witching Hour festival have arranged a series of tracks to guide your steps and highlight the hope at the heart of the festival: that encountering the unknown within particular, relevant issues will inspire individuals to become more innovative in their questioning and creating. […]

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Interview: Will Duncan on solitude and solace

Will Duncan: Workshop — The Art of Doing Nothing Englert Theatre — Saturday, Nov. 5 at 11 a.m. Will Duncan: Lecture — Lessons Learned from Three Years of Silence Iowa City Public Library — Saturday, Nov. 5 at 3 p.m. Will Duncan is an author and meditation teacher, who has recently founded the Sofia retreat […]

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Interview: The three faces of Jason England

Witching Hour: National Anthem: The Sociopathic Nature of Racial Discourse in American Sports Englert Theatre — Saturday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. Tickets available here Writer and University of Iowa Rhetoric Department faculty member Jason England has been a consistent voice in the arena of race and politics in American athletics, and those of us […]

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