Bringing back the Soul

Coming from over 100 countries, the University of Iowa boasts nearly 4,000 international students as well as students from virtually every state in America. Given such far-reaching demographics, it may seem absurd to consider Iowa City lacking in any culture, but Diversity Focus's Executive Director Chad Simmons noticed a certain area left wanting African culture.

43 Years of Old Time Music

A constant stream of music, instrument dealers, and food vendors will inhabit the Johnson County Fairgrounds in celebration of Old Time Music. Here, Iowans will be immersed in Blue Grass, Celtic, American Folk, and Country music at the Fiddler's Picnic.

Order an appetizer at Atlas

Every once in awhile, lucky college kids have the opportunity to score a free meal in Iowa City. For my female peers down here, it isn't that hard to come upon. For me, it took turning 21.

Pixie Pitfall

With Chicago's Riot Fest on this weekend's horizon, fans of 80s, 90s, and early 2000s punk rock are granted an opportunity to once again bask in the sounds orchestrated by the musicians who brought them through their angsty, teenage years (outdoors!).

Tales of an International student

Like most international students, I came to the United States after finishing high school, when I was 18 years old. Now I am 21 - and like most of my American peers, I love meeting new friends, experiencing new challenges, and observing new environments.

Kings of Hip-Hop hit Iowa

Mobb Deep, a hip-hop duo from Queens, NY, will bring its music to Iowa City this weekend.

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