• Acclaimed printmaker Carmon Colangelo to visit Iowa

    - Oct 3, 2017
    Widely exhibited printmaker Carmon Colangelo will speak at the university’s Visual Arts Building about his highly technical and innovative artistic process. By Lily Goodman When speaking with the widely exhibited Toronto-born, St. Louis-based printmaker Carmon...
  • ‘Starless Dreams’ documentary illuminates human condition

    - Oct 3, 2017
    Prolific Iranian Director, Mehrdad Oskouei, takes us into an all-female rehabilitation and correction center with Starless Dreams. These inmates tell their horrific stories of broken homes, motherhood, poverty, and death. By Josh Balicki A documentary...
  • Dancing through the years

    - Sep 28, 2017
    Six professional dancers from ages 48 through 66 will perform at Space Place Friday and Saturday at 8p.m. By Natalie Betz Charlotte Adams’ dance “Imagining Ketchikan: Canciones del Corazon” begins in the scuffed bathtub where...
  • A bald collision of old mystics and advanced technology

    - Sep 28, 2017
    A brief introduction to Niyaz performance and the Sufi tradition in regards to Middle Eastern culture. By Tong Tong In a collision of old and new, the electronic group Niyaz displays the beauty of ethnic...
  • 47 years of gems

    - Sep 28, 2017
    Editor of the Iowa Review, Harry Stecopoulos, will host a reading at Prairie Lights promoting the Iowa Review, featuring author Amber Dermont, poet Hai-Dang Phan, and an autistic essayist and poet D.J. Savarese. Joshua Balicki Iowa...
  • Former Hamilton star Leslie Odom Jr. to perform again in Iowa city in free concert

    - Sep 28, 2017
    The former Hamilton Star will perform an outdoor concert on Hancher Green. By Salma Rios Hancher Auditorium will kick off its 2017-2018 season and the new school year with a bang. Leslie Odom Jr. will...
  • UI Symphony Orchestra starts off with first concert of the season

    - Sep 26, 2017
    The UI Symphony Orchestra starts off with first concert of the season, leaving bittersweet impact for several musicians. By Sarah Stortz Tonight at 7:30 p.m. some of the University of Iowa’s finest musicians will come...
  • National Book Foundation executive director gives talk at The Englert on literature, unity

    - Sep 26, 2017
    The executive director of the National Book Foundation led a talk on the importance of reading and literature. By Salma Rios The Green Room gave Iowa City a message: Books are powerful. Lisa Lucas held...
  • The sweet success of Sour Heart

    - Sep 21, 2017
    Jenny Zhang will read about being Chinese in the American matrix. By Joshua Balicki In her début story collection, Sour Heart, Jenny Zhang creates a harrowing, heartbreaking, and intimate depiction of Chinese immigrant America. Through...
  • 80 Hours calendar (09/21/17)

    - Sep 21, 2017
    THURSDAY 09.21 THEATER • *Bakersfield Mist*, 7:30 p.m., Riverside Theater, 213 N. Gilbert MUSIC • Scott Holden Piano Masterclass, 1:30 p.m., Voxman Recital Hall • *Comedy Tonight!*, 7:30 p.m., Voxman Recital Hall • Crywolf, 8 p.m.,...

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