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The Weekender, June 25: Eric Cervini, Lesbian Feminism in Iowa City, DVIP’s Stay-at-Home Scavenger Hunt and more

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The Weekender

This weekend’s can’t-miss virtual events from local venues and artists. This week, we have also included information about a protest in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. If you choose to attend this event, we urge you to put your health and safety first; please wear a mask or other face covering and maintain social distance to the best of your ability. If you’d like to receive the Weekender in your inbox every Thursday, sign up for our newsletter.




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Eric Cervini in conversation with Prairie Lights

Jun 25 – 7:00pm

Prairie Lights presents a special Pride Month event featuring Eric Cervini, author of The Deviant’s War.


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No Touching Sessions 06 // Ryan Phelan

Jun 25 – 8:00pm

No Touching Sessions is a crowdless concert series recorded in an empty venue at Gabe’s Iowa City presented by Threshold Apprehension Sound. New concert broadcast each Thursday @ 8 p.m.


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Out in Iowa City: Lesbian Feminism in the UI’s Hometown

Jun 26 – 2:00pm

During the women’s liberation movement from the ’60s to the ’80s, lesbians in Iowa City became writers, printers, business owners, & activists. Learn how their incredible work changed the landscape.


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Storytime at the Afrofuturist Library 2

Jun 26 – 4:00pm

Tune into Montez Press Radio for a second edition of Storytime at the Afrofuturist Library, featuring readings by CAS Reading Room curators manuel arturo abreu and Keren Alfred.


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Online! Friday Night Concert Series: Flash in a Pan featuring Annie Savage

Jun 26 – 7:00pm

Iowa City Summer of the Arts presents its Friday Night Concert Series online!


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Breath Behind the Mask

Jun 26 – 7:30pm

The University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts’ Summer Partnership in the Arts program is online this year. Breath Behind the Mask is created by Nambi E. Kelley & Daniel Carlton.


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Out the Box Weekly Reading Series

Jun 26 – 8:00pm

Mirrorbox Theatre’s online performance series. This week: ‘Stonewallin’ by Kari Barclay.


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Petey Wheatstraw: The Devil’s Son-In-Law with Live Commentary!

Jun 26 – 8:15pm

Join Late Shift at the Grindhouse and FilmScene for a livestream of the 1977 Blaxploitation classic with live commentary from Donnell Rawlings and Mike Sargent.


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DVIP’s Stay-At-Home Scavenger Hunt

Jun 27 – Jun 28 – 9:00am

Join the fun and support the Domestic Violence Intervention Program with a scavenger hunt around your own home!


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S.T. Morrison Park

“Actions Speak Louder” Protest

Jun 27 – 11:00am

This is a call to action! Now is not the time for back-seat activists. Let’s focus more on the “matter” for our next generations to come.


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Crumbs

Jun 28 – 4:00pm

Crumbs is a live-streamed talk show ft. Ryan Joseph Anderson & Brian Johannesen, musicians & music industry professionals. They’ll discuss w/ guests the current and future state of the industry.


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Online Event: The Iowa Motion Picture Awards Showcase

Jun 28 – 6:00pm

The 29th Annual Iowa Motion Picture Awards Nominated films are screened every Sunday through 7/26. This week: The Ledges – Unbeknown.


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Zoom Against the Machine

Jun 28 – 7:00pm

A livestream of PS1 Media Arts Co-op’s prompt to make a video short incorporating, referencing, or in spite of the new, video-call-saturated social reality.


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