• Writers’ Workshop grads read at Prairie Lights

    - Nov 30, 2017
    Alessandra Lynch and Michael Tyrell, graduates of the Writers’ Workshop, will read from their new poetry at Prairie Lights. By Salma Rios Poets seem to be flocking to Iowa City like birds lately, but what...
  • Blanchard, E-Collective roll into Hancher

    - Nov 28, 2017
    Terence Blanchard and his band, the E-Collective, will shine in Hancher’s spotlight. By Madison Lotenschtein Terence Blanchard, a Grammy-Award winner on trumpet, and his band, the E-Collective, have created a groove-infused R&B album titled Breathless....
  • Super-universal and everyday, in green

    - Nov 16, 2017
    Agnes in Green focuses on a transgender male who struggles with his parents bickering, has a crush on his best friend, and worries about how he will afford college. By Madison Lotenschtein A stage filled to the...
  • Chase Garrett’s Piano Stomp Festival plays the Englert

    - Nov 16, 2017
    The eighth-annual Blues and Boogie-Woogie Piano Stomp performs to a packed house. By Salma Rios Downtown Iowa City was filled with the sounds of blues and boogie-woogie on Nov. 10 at the Englert, 221 E....
  • A band of voices, reimagined

    - Nov 16, 2017
    Roomful of Teeth reimagines the human voice by pushing the boundaries of vocal music. By Joshua Balicki Founder and artistic director of Roomful of Teeth Brad Wells set out to reimagine the human voice through...
  • Award-winning orchestra presents ‘The Blue Hour’

    - Nov 16, 2017
    A Far Cry, with its unique dynamic in music, brings its latest project to Iowa City. By Sarah Stortz Hailing from Boston, chamber orchestra A Far Cry operates as an “artistic wheel.” While all of...
  • Life on an Iowa farm during WWII

    - Nov 15, 2017
    Iowa City resident Ethel Barker will read her latest book of historical fiction, The Andersens of Eden, at Prairie Lights today at 7 p.m. The book details life of a family changed because of the Pearl...
  • UI a cappella groups unite for passionate performance

    - Nov 14, 2017
    The University of Iowa’s four a cappella groups — UI Old Gold, Iowa Agni, Intersection, and Iowa Hawkapellas — come together for a special performance. By Brooklyn Draisey The University of Iowa’s a cappella groups...
  • Rolling Stone contributing editor discusses life of Lou Reed in new book

    - Nov 14, 2017
    Anthony DeCurtis reads his book Lou Reed: A Life at Prairie Lights. By Salma Rios When most people picture Lou Reed, they see him as a bad boy with the leather and studs, the lead singer...
  • Animal Years to take on Blue Moose in Iowa City debut

    - Nov 14, 2017
    Brooklyn indie band Animal Years is set to make its Iowa City début. By Joshua Balicki The Brooklyn-based indie band Animal Years offers a new take on Americana. The threesome will make their Iowa City...

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