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The Weekender, March 12: The Mac ‘n’ Cheese Cook-Off, Weedeater, Dave King & Julian Lage and more






The Weekender

The can’t-miss events in the CRANDIC this weekend. Click to read our coverage of Stages and Company!




Old Creamery Theatre

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

Mar 12 – 2:00pm

Opening Night! Experience the ups and downs of Holly’s budding musical career as he strives to fulfill his potential genius.


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CSPS

Mac’n’Cheese Cook-Off

Mar 12 – 5:00pm

Nothing says “Midwestern comfort food” like some cheesy noodle goodness! Who has the best? Let’s have fun figuring that out!


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Hickok Hall at Coe College

Our Sister’s Many Hats

Mar 12 – 6:00pm

The African American Museum of Iowa will offer a presentation about African American women of Iowa who have been doing amazing work in their many hats for over 164 years.


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Wildwood BBQ & Saloon

Weedeater & The Goddamn Gallows w/ The Atomic Bitchwax, Worshipper, Heavyweight

Mar 12 – 7:00pm

Rock your face off on a Thursday night. This wide swathe of the best of a variety of metal genres for an unforgettable night.


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Riverside Theatre

Stages by David Lee Nelson

Mar 12 – 7:30pm

“A+… An incredibly moving examination of mortality… A comedic cure-all.” (Charleston City Paper) Click through to read the LV review!


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National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

Music @ the Museum: Fareed Haque/Tony Monaco Trio featuring Paul Wertico

Mar 13 – 7:00pm

With this trio, Haque continues to explore the depth of jazz guitar, collaborating with Tony Monaco on piano and Paul Wertico on the drums.


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Iowa City Community Theatre

Company!

Mar 13 – 7:30pm

Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s classic musical on love and sex in the modern world returns to the ICCT stage after a twenty-year hiatus. Click to read the LV review!


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Legion Arts CSPS Hall

The Revelers

Mar 13 – 8:00pm

Headquartered in the city of Lafayette in Southwest Louisiana’s Cajun Country, the band is dedicated to the “holy trinity” of Cajun culture: hot music, all-night dancing, and great food.


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Trumpet Blossom Cafe

Dave King & Julian Lage

Mar 13 – 9:00pm

This Pop-up show will incredible jazz luminaries Dave King of The Bad Plus and Happy Apple and Julian Lage, who is hailed as one of the most prodigious guitarists of his generation.


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Sanctuary Pub

Coppers & Brass

Mar 14 – 6:00pm

Dive into the weekend before St. Patrick’s Day with some fantastic, locally grown Irish music from Iowa City’s Coppers & Brass!


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Uptown Bill’s

Scott Stilwell Live at Uptown Bill’s Coffee House

Mar 14 – 7:00pm

Des Moines singer/songwriter Scott Stilwell will present original songs and stories in this iconic Iowa City Coffee House! Suggested donation at the door $5/$10.


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The Mill

Dr. Z’s Experiment

Mar 14 – 8:00pm

Formed in 1998, Dr. Z’s Experiment began as a jazz trio at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, IA. They have since grown to become a 5 piece Fusion/Rock/Jazz/ Reggae/Funk/Experimental group.


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Big Grove Brewery & Taproom

3rd Annual Big Grove Brrrewery Ride

Mar 15 – 10:00am

The 3rd Annual Brrrewery Ride is Sunday, March 15th! Meet @ Big Grove Taproom in Iowa City, 10 a.m. for light breakfast and coffee. Geoff’s Bike and Ski will be running safety checks on bikes.


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Legion Arts CSPS Hall

Calan

Mar 15 – 7:00pm

Calan bring together the remarkable talents of five young musicians giving a fresh and vibrant sound to traditional Welsh music.


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