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Dan DiMonte and the Bad Assettes will perform for the Saturday Night Concert Series

How does a virtually unknown Iowa City band pull off playing a show at the Hard Rock Cafe in Chicago? For University of Iowa student, Dan DiMonte, it took a single email.


Riverside Theatre's The School for Scandal is set to stir laughter and thought

It's set to be a summer full of tears and laughter at the West High Auditorium. Following the opening of Hamlet last week, the Riverside Theatre in the Park will premiere their second and final show of the season this Friday at 8 p.m. at West High Auditorium, 2901 Melrose Ave, after being pushed indoors due to flooding.


IC Downtown District to celebrate first year

Iowa City has been through a number of challenges in the recent past, from a fluctuating economy and new ordinances to natural disasters and fires. Despite these hindrances, new businesses and projects continue to bloom throughout Iowa City - a trend that the Iowa City Downtown District has worked to encourage over the last year.


Museum of Natural History to offer Native American arts and culture opportunities

Though the idea of "art" commonly conjures images of Andy Warhol paintings or pristine marble sculptures, America's oldest art came in different forms of everyday utilities.


Party in the Park series takes over Creekside

The Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department has teamed up with neighborhood associations across Iowa City to bring a sixth summer of Party in the Park events. On Thursday, June 20, Creekside Park will host free music, crafts, and ice cream from 6:30 to 8 p.m.


Intimate at Englert Series to host Ark Life, featuring Iowa native Jesse Elliott

Though songwriter, guitarist, and Iowa native Jesse Elliott has performed nearly 1,000 times, been praised by National Public Radio and The New York Times, and taken stages everywhere from Europe to Lollapalooza, his newest band formed in the most modest of ways.


One story, a million narratives: a review of The Untitled Bombsite Project

Imagine you enter a room to find 10 people standing in a circle. They are all speaking, trying to tell a story. And you quickly surmise that they're all attenmpting to tell the same story. But each narrator is speaking a different language: English, French, Chinese. Some aren't speaking at all. They use ambient sounds, notecards, movement.


Public Space One hosts final exhibition before relocating

Public Space One will be relocating in the fall from its Jefferson St building, but not before hosting The Untitled Bombsite Project, a documentary film and multimedia presentation running continuously during gallery hours at the space until Saturday, June 22.


Beer of the Week: Cricket's Nocturne Dark Lager

Cricket's simplistic black and white label with touches of purple won't jump out at you, but if you do happen to notice it among the gaudy and flashy colors of the craft beer aisle, you won't be disappointed.





 
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