From the start of the Iowa City Book Festival to a political revolution via puppet circus, you’ll be running all over to catch it all this crisp fall weekend! Top pick? The Witching Hour series (a program of Little Village and the Englert Theatre) is collaborating with Public Space One and Feed Me Weird Things to present the phenomenal Tatsuya Nakatani and his (locally sourced) gong orchestra!
The Weekender is sponsored by:
University of Iowa Obermann Center
Obermann Humanities 3-Minute Thesis Competition
Sep 29 – 4:00pm
Watch humanities grad students pitch their research in only 3 minutes!
Crooked Path Theatre to bring its off-beat productions to Prairie Lights, The James this fall
by Saunia Powell, Sep 19
It can be hard to keep up with the absolute explosion of theater happening in the Corridor. Talent and passion keep sprouting in this fertile Iowan soil, and “so much theater” is an incredibly delightful (and coveted) problem for any town to have.
Five questions with: Andy Colpitts, touring cast member in Bread and Puppet Theatre
by Lily DeTaeye, Sep 29
Founded in 1963 as a way to tell neighborhood stories of New York City’s Lower East Side, Bread & Puppet Theatre is considered one of the oldest, non-profit, politically-driven theater companies in the country.