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  • Scenes from an arts scene unseen

    - Apr 20, 2017
    By Levi Wright levi-wright@uiowa.edu On April 24, The Iowa Review will release previously unseen photos of Debbie Harry, the lead singer for Blondie, taken by the famed writer, performer, and photographer Lisa Jane Persky. This is...
  • IDOCS returns with unflinching eye

    - Apr 20, 2017
     A documentary film festival run by students returns with a weekend of special events and guest speakers. By Brett Shaw brett-e-shaw@uiowa.edu The Iowa City International Documentary Film Festival returns to the enjoyment of local filmmakers and...
  • Podding in the Vale

    - Apr 20, 2017
    By Claire Dietz Claire-dietz@uiowa.edu This weekend, Englert audiences will sing their praises to a giant, glowing cloud. But don’t worry, it’s all a part of the show. On Saturday, the Englert will host the popular podcast...
  • Safe and sustainable on the land

    - Apr 20, 2017
    By Hannah Crooks hannah-crooks@uiowa.edu When she is not taking her teenage daughters on trips to the mall or playing bluegrass and jazz with one of the many instruments she has learned to play, author Brandi Janssen’s...
  • Pinball wizard, in real life

    - Apr 20, 2017
    By Lily Goodman  lily-goodman@uiowa.edu Most people play pinball only in passing, often at an arcade. Most people don’t think — maybe don’t even know — that pinball is actually just as competitive a game for some...
  • Rocking against rape

    - Apr 20, 2017
    By Brett Shaw  brett-e-shaw@uiowa.edu Discussions about rape culture often tend to occur in serious, formal settings, and they can be uncomfortable. However, Rock Against Rape Culture, an upcoming music festival, hauls the discussion out into the...
  • Judas at the Mill for his last days

    - Apr 20, 2017
    By Isaac Hamlet  isaac-hamlet@uiowa.edu The Last Days of Judas Iscariot is the kind of play in which Hope is a suburb between Heaven and Hell, located downtown, around the corner from Purgatory. It’s the kind of...
  • Enduring cultures, lives

    - Apr 13, 2017
    By Levi Wright levi-wright@uiowa.edu On Saturday, the Field House will host the University of Iowa’s 23rd Powwow, organized in collaboration with the UI Native American Student Association. The dynamic event, a series of performances delivered over...
  • After the coma, music

    - Apr 13, 2017
    By Claire Dietz  claire-dietz@uiowa.edu Fred Hersch is no ordinary jazz musician. In fact, he is far from it. He is best known not only for his prolific jazz career but also for being one of the...
  • E = who knows what

    - Apr 13, 2017
    By Isaac Hamlet  isaac-hamlet@uiowa.edu Our knowledge of science and history tend to react oppositely to the passage of time. As time goes by, the sciences become clearer to us while — as we make new discoveries...