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Jun 16, 2019

Jun 16, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jun 17, 2019

Jun 17, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jun 17, 2019

7:00 PM

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Writers’ Workshop graduate Lucy Ives will read from Loudermilk. "Ives' satirical masterpiece follows poet Troy Augustus Loudermilk, a shallow Adonis recently admitted to the nation’s premiere creative-writing graduate program, located in the heart of America’s starchy middle . . . Laugh-out-loud funny and rife with keen cultural observations, Ives’ tale is a gloriously satisfying critique of education and creativity." ––Booklist (starred review) Lucy Ives is the author of the novel Imposs...

Jun 18, 2019

Jun 18, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jun 18, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Connect (or reconnect) with your sense of wonder at the Museum of Natural History this summer. A free, drop-in welcome, fam-friendly, summer-fun program designed with elementary and jr. high students in mind, but suitable for all-ages! We know summers are long when your kiddos aren't in school–we've got your back, parents! Mornings @ The Museum are a perfect way to keep busy (with the TV off), learn cool stuff, and stay cool! Each event will feature a different theme with an activity. "Co...

Jun 18, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Experienced, aspiring, and amateur writers alike: this summer, make our museums your muse. Join us in one of our magical gallery spaces after-hours with other writers in your community. We think our museum is one of the best places to write in town; evoking curiosity and wonder while remaining quiet and of course, climate-controlled (Phew! Summer in Iowa, right?). Work on a project you've been needing a reason to revisit or begin something totally new. All genres, all subjects–we got you....

Jun 18, 2019

7:00 PM

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National Book Award Finalist Jamel Brinkley will read from A Lucky Man: Stories. "Each story is a trenchant exploration of race and class, vividly conveying the tension between social codes of masculinity and the vulnerable, volatile self."—The New Yorker Jamel Brinkley's stories have appeared in A Public Space, Gulf Coast, and elsewhere. He is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and has been a Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing Fellow. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

Jun 19, 2019

Jun 19, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jun 19, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City’s Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall. Details: Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m....

Jun 20, 2019

Jun 20, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jun 21, 2019

Jun 21, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jun 22, 2019

Jun 22, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jun 22, 2019

5:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Join us for the 3rd Annual Downtown Block Party! The most anticipated event of the year is back and you won’t want to miss it. With 42,000 attendees last year, this year is sure to be better than ever before. For 2019, the event is expanding its offerings and footprint to take over all of Clinton Street! That means more outdoor fun, more activities, and more entertainment. It’s the perfect opportunity to enjoy the summer weather in the heart of Iowa City and experience downtown in a whole ne...

Jun 23, 2019

Jun 23, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jun 23, 2019

4:00 PM

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"Jeanette Miller makes a stellar debut in Unscheduled Flights, a collection of poetry that spreads its wings and takes the reader on a journey of the imagination from George’s Bar and Grill to the River Ganges, from the mundane to the mystical. Miller heeds the call of the symbolic crow throughout, that call of unconscious transformation. With the detail, precision and perspective of a visual artist, the poet glides over loves lost and won, youth finally finding its grounding in age." —Mary ...

Jun 24, 2019

Jun 24, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jun 25, 2019

Jun 25, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jun 26, 2019

Jun 26, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jun 26, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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This class will teach participants how to use tools such as Ulrich’s, Journal Citation Reports, Web of Science, and Scopus to determine the impact that journals, articles, and authors have had on a particular field. Topics such as impact factors, Eigenfactors, and H-indices will also be discussed. Students must bring their own laptops.

Jun 26, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City’s Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall. Details: Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m....

Jun 27, 2019

Jun 27, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jun 27, 2019

7:00 PM

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Writers' Workshop summer faculty member Amanda Nadelberg will read from Songs from a Mountain. "Amanda Nadelberg's poetry resembles a city where all kinds of things are happening at once, some of them funny and others pretty scary— a dizzying achievement that rings out loud and precise and clear." —John Ashbery Nadelberg is also the author of Bright Brave Phenomena and Isa the Truck Named Isadore, winner of the Slope Editions Book Prize. She was selected as one of Poetry Society of Americ...

Jun 28, 2019

Jun 28, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jun 29, 2019

Jun 29, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jun 29, 2019

8:15 PM - 11:00 PM

University of Iowa Pentacrest, On the lawn in front of Macbride

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Iowa City's Summer of the Arts will show free movies on the Pentacrest this summer. Yay!  Featuring a full-length movie on the University of Iowa Pentacrest outside of Macbride Hall, all are welcome to attend this free movie series. Each Saturday moviegoers enjoy a classic or contemporary feature film. Movies start at sundown, and there will be special entertainment offered prior to some of the feature films. Movies will be shown on a large, inflatable screen which provides a smooth and c...

Jun 30, 2019

Jun 30, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 1, 2019

Jul 1, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 2, 2019

Jul 2, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 3, 2019

Jul 3, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 3, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City’s Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall. Details: Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m....

Jul 4, 2019

Jul 4, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 5, 2019

Jul 5, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 6, 2019

Jul 6, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 7, 2019

Jul 7, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 7, 2019

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Ritmocano happy to join the ICJF again this year on the "local" Pedestrian Mall Stage on Sunday, July 7, 5:00 p.m.

Jul 8, 2019

Jul 8, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 9, 2019

Jul 9, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 9, 2019

7:00 PM

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Writers’ Workshop graduate Claire Lombardo will read from The Most Fun We Ever Had

Jul 10, 2019

Jul 10, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 10, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City’s Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall. Details: Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m....

Jul 11, 2019

Jul 11, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 11, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Experienced, aspiring, and amateur artists alike: this summer, make our museums your muse. Join us in one of our magical gallery spaces after-hours with other artists in your community. Our collections make excellent subjects for sketching because they're always perfectly still! Oh, and did we mention air conditioning...summer in Iowa, right?  This program is designed for adult participants but everyone is welcome!  Admission is free. Advanced registration not required. Thursda...

Jul 12, 2019

Jul 12, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 12, 2019

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! Approximately 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start your Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. Cost is free, space is limited to ten and advance signup is required so we have space and materials for everyone.  Pl...

Jul 13, 2019

Jul 13, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 13, 2019

8:15 PM - 11:00 PM

University of Iowa Pentacrest, On the lawn in front of Macbride

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Iowa City's Summer of the Arts will show free movies on the Pentacrest this summer. Yay!  Featuring a full-length movie on the University of Iowa Pentacrest outside of Macbride Hall, all are welcome to attend this free movie series. Each Saturday moviegoers enjoy a classic or contemporary feature film. Movies start at sundown, and there will be special entertainment offered prior to some of the feature films. Movies will be shown on a large, inflatable screen which provides a smooth and c...

Jul 14, 2019

Jul 14, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 15, 2019

Jul 15, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 16, 2019

Jul 16, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 17, 2019

Jul 17, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 17, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City’s Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall. Details: Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m....

Jul 18, 2019

Jul 18, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 18, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Experienced, aspiring, and amateur artists alike: this summer, make our museums your muse. Join us in one of our magical gallery spaces after-hours with other artists in your community. Our collections make excellent subjects for sketching because they're always perfectly still! Oh, and did we mention air conditioning...summer in Iowa, right?  This program is designed for adult participants but everyone is welcome!  Admission is free. Advanced registration not required. Thursda...

Jul 19, 2019

Jul 19, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 19, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Connect (or reconnect) with your sense of wonder at the Museum of Natural History this summer. A free, drop-in welcome, fam-friendly, summer-fun program designed with elementary and jr. high students in mind, but suitable for all-ages! We know summers are long when your kiddos aren't in school–we've got your back, parents! Mornings @ The Museum are a perfect way to keep busy (with the TV off), learn cool stuff, and stay cool! Each event will feature a different theme with an activity. "Co...

Jul 19, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $95 COLLEGE STUDENT: $95 YOUTH: $95   Diana Ross is one of the most successful recording artists and entertainers of all time. The 2019 year-long Diamond Diana Celebration marks a milestone in her history—the 75th birthday of this iconic superstar. Hancher is honored to be a part of the festivities! From her early days as the leader of The Supremes to her landmark solo career, Ross helped shape the sound of popular music, changing the landscape and paving the ...

Jul 20, 2019

Jul 20, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 20, 2019

8:15 PM - 11:00 PM

University of Iowa Pentacrest, On the lawn in front of Macbride

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Iowa City's Summer of the Arts will show free movies on the Pentacrest this summer. Yay!  Featuring a full-length movie on the University of Iowa Pentacrest outside of Macbride Hall, all are welcome to attend this free movie series. Each Saturday moviegoers enjoy a classic or contemporary feature film. Movies start at sundown, and there will be special entertainment offered prior to some of the feature films. Movies will be shown on a large, inflatable screen which provides a smooth and c...

Jul 21, 2019

Jul 21, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 22, 2019

Jul 22, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 23, 2019

Jul 23, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 24, 2019

Jul 24, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 24, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City’s Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall. Details: Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m....

Jul 25, 2019

Jul 25, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 26, 2019

Jul 26, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 27, 2019

Jul 27, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 27, 2019

8:15 PM - 11:00 PM

University of Iowa Pentacrest, On the lawn in front of Macbride

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Iowa City's Summer of the Arts will show free movies on the Pentacrest this summer. Yay!  Featuring a full-length movie on the University of Iowa Pentacrest outside of Macbride Hall, all are welcome to attend this free movie series. Each Saturday moviegoers enjoy a classic or contemporary feature film. Movies start at sundown, and there will be special entertainment offered prior to some of the feature films. Movies will be shown on a large, inflatable screen which provides a smooth and c...

Jul 28, 2019

Jul 28, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 29, 2019

Jul 29, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 30, 2019

Jul 30, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 31, 2019

Jul 31, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Jul 31, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City’s Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall. Details: Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m....

Aug 1, 2019

Aug 1, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Aug 1, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Experienced, aspiring, and amateur artists alike: this summer, make our museums your muse. Join us in one of our magical gallery spaces after-hours with other artists in your community. Our collections make excellent subjects for sketching because they're always perfectly still! Oh, and did we mention air conditioning...summer in Iowa, right?  This program is designed for adult participants but everyone is welcome!  Admission is free. Advanced registration not required. Thursda...

Aug 2, 2019

Aug 2, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Aug 2, 2019

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! Approximately 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start your Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. Cost is free, space is limited to ten and advance signup is required so we have space and materials for everyone.  Pl...

Aug 3, 2019

Aug 3, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Aug 3, 2019

8:15 PM - 11:00 PM

University of Iowa Pentacrest, On the lawn in front of Macbride

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Iowa City's Summer of the Arts will show free movies on the Pentacrest this summer. Yay!  Featuring a full-length movie on the University of Iowa Pentacrest outside of Macbride Hall, all are welcome to attend this free movie series. Each Saturday moviegoers enjoy a classic or contemporary feature film. Movies start at sundown, and there will be special entertainment offered prior to some of the feature films. Movies will be shown on a large, inflatable screen which provides a smooth and c...

Aug 4, 2019

Aug 4, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Aug 5, 2019

Aug 5, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Aug 6, 2019

Aug 6, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Aug 7, 2019

Aug 7, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Aug 7, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City’s Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall. Details: Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m....

Aug 8, 2019

Aug 8, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Aug 8, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Connect (or reconnect) with your sense of wonder at the Museum of Natural History this summer. A free, drop-in welcome, fam-friendly, summer-fun program designed with elementary and jr. high students in mind, but suitable for all-ages! We know summers are long when your kiddos aren't in school–we've got your back, parents! Mornings @ The Museum are a perfect way to keep busy (with the TV off), learn cool stuff, and stay cool! Each event will feature a different theme with an activity. "Co...

Aug 9, 2019

Aug 9, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

Aug 10, 2019

Aug 10, 2019

8:15 PM - 11:00 PM

University of Iowa Pentacrest, On the lawn in front of Macbride

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Iowa City's Summer of the Arts will show free movies on the Pentacrest this summer. Yay!  Featuring a full-length movie on the University of Iowa Pentacrest outside of Macbride Hall, all are welcome to attend this free movie series. Each Saturday moviegoers enjoy a classic or contemporary feature film. Movies start at sundown, and there will be special entertainment offered prior to some of the feature films. Movies will be shown on a large, inflatable screen which provides a smooth and c...

Aug 14, 2019

Aug 14, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City’s Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall. Details: Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m....

Aug 17, 2019

Aug 17, 2019

8:15 PM - 11:00 PM

University of Iowa Pentacrest, On the lawn in front of Macbride

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Iowa City's Summer of the Arts will show free movies on the Pentacrest this summer. Yay!  Featuring a full-length movie on the University of Iowa Pentacrest outside of Macbride Hall, all are welcome to attend this free movie series. Each Saturday moviegoers enjoy a classic or contemporary feature film. Movies start at sundown, and there will be special entertainment offered prior to some of the feature films. Movies will be shown on a large, inflatable screen which provides a smooth and c...

Aug 21, 2019

Aug 21, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City’s Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall. Details: Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m....

Aug 24, 2019

Aug 24, 2019

8:15 PM - 11:00 PM

University of Iowa Pentacrest, On the lawn in front of Macbride

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Iowa City's Summer of the Arts will show free movies on the Pentacrest this summer. Yay!  Featuring a full-length movie on the University of Iowa Pentacrest outside of Macbride Hall, all are welcome to attend this free movie series. Each Saturday moviegoers enjoy a classic or contemporary feature film. Movies start at sundown, and there will be special entertainment offered prior to some of the feature films. Movies will be shown on a large, inflatable screen which provides a smooth and c...

Aug 28, 2019

Aug 28, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City’s Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall. Details: Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m....

Aug 29, 2019

Aug 29, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Experienced, aspiring, and amateur writers alike: this summer, make our museums your muse. Join us in one of our magical gallery spaces after-hours with other writers in your community. We think our museum is one of the best places to write in town; evoking curiosity and wonder while remaining quiet and of course, climate-controlled (Phew! Summer in Iowa, right?). Work on a project you've been needing a reason to revisit or begin something totally new. All genres, all subjects–we got you....

Aug 31, 2019

Aug 31, 2019

8:15 PM - 11:00 PM

University of Iowa Pentacrest, On the lawn in front of Macbride

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Iowa City's Summer of the Arts will show free movies on the Pentacrest this summer. Yay!  Featuring a full-length movie on the University of Iowa Pentacrest outside of Macbride Hall, all are welcome to attend this free movie series. Each Saturday moviegoers enjoy a classic or contemporary feature film. Movies start at sundown, and there will be special entertainment offered prior to some of the feature films. Movies will be shown on a large, inflatable screen which provides a smooth and c...

Sep 4, 2019

Sep 4, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City’s Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall. Details: Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m....

Sep 4, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hubbard Park,

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The IOWA Challenge calls on all Hawkeyes to excel, stretch, engage, choose, and to serve. There is no better way to do these things than to check out the Student Involvement Fair in Hubbard Park on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM!   Whether it's a volunteer opportunity, sports club, or anything in between -- there's bound to be something for you! Nearly 300 registered student organizations and community nonprofits are ready to engage you in campus activities and volunt...

Sep 6, 2019

Sep 6, 2019

7:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hancher Green

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When Storm Large came to Club Hancher last season, she blew the doors off the place—so we’re taking the tempest outside. Bursting onto the scene on Rock Star: Supernova and then forging her own eclectic career, Large is a force of nature. From jazz standards to driving rock-n-roll, Large can do it all. This is one fall Storm you’ll be happy to be drenched in.   Event Sponsors: Roger and Gayle Klouda Tom Rocklin and Barbara McFadden Mindy Ramsey Douglas and Vance Van Daele ...

Sep 10, 2019

Sep 10, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS AVAILABLE THURSDAY, AUGUST 1. Free tickets, limited to four per person. Attained in person at the Hancher Box Office.   A collaboration with the University of Iowa College of Law Van Jones is the president and founder of Dream Corps, a justice incubator with an overarching goal to close prison doors and open doors of opportunity. A Yale-educated attorney, author of three New York Times nonfiction bestsellers, and a CNN contributor, Jones worked as the green jobs advi...

Sep 11, 2019

Sep 11, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City’s Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall. Details: Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m....

Sep 14, 2019

Sep 14, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $80 | $70 | $60 COLLEGE STUDENT: $72 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $40 | $10 | $10   The numbers alone are impressive: six Tonys, two Grammys, and an Emmy. And the honors are remarkable: a spot on Time’s 100 most influential people list and a National Medal of the Arts awarded by President Obama. But the numbers and the honors are just reflections of what really matters: the talent. Audra McDonald will share her luminous soprano in an unmissable performance with Andy Einhorn ...

Sep 18, 2019

Sep 18, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City’s Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall. Details: Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m....

Sep 21, 2019

Sep 21, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $45 | $35 | $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $40 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $22 | $10 | $10   Drawn from personal and public narratives centered on individual identity in a collective culture, Hair & Other Stories investigates issues of body image, race, gender identity, economic inequity, and more. With humor, poignancy, and thoughtfulness, Urban Bush Women—a stirring contemporary dance company committed to pushing the boundaries of storytelling through spoken word, movement, and sin...

Sep 25, 2019

Sep 25, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City’s Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall. Details: Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m....

Sep 25, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $45 | $35 | $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $40 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $22 | $10 | $10   The Grammy-winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (LAGQ) returns with a concert featuring music by American composers and guitar virtuosos. Front and center: Road to the Sun, a new work by the incomparable Pat Metheny written for LAGQ. Performing music by the likes of Atkins, Hendrix, Zappa, and Flatt & Scruggs, the quartet will also perform compositions by Sousa and Copland as well as pieces by ...

Oct 2, 2019

Oct 2, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City’s Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall. Details: Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m....

Oct 4, 2019

Oct 4, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $80 | $70 | $50 COLLEGE STUDENT: $80 | $70 | $50 YOUTH: $80 | $70 | $50   In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson's RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary tourin...

Oct 5, 2019

Oct 5, 2019

1:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $80 | $70 | $50 COLLEGE STUDENT: $80 | $70 | $50 YOUTH: $80 | $70 | $50   In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson's RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary tourin...

Oct 5, 2019

6:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $80 | $70 | $50 COLLEGE STUDENT: $80 | $70 | $50 YOUTH: $80 | $70 | $50   In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson's RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary tourin...

Oct 9, 2019

Oct 9, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City’s Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall. Details: Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m....

Oct 11, 2019

Oct 11, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $65 | $55 | $45 COLLEGE STUDENT: $58 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $32 | $10 | $10   Chick Corea’s 2014 triple-disc set, Trilogy, added a live masterwork to the venerated pianist’s discography. Featuring bassist Christian McBride and drummer Brian Blade, the recording was a triumph. Now, Corea, McBride, and Blade are bringing the music from Trilogy back to live audiences. This trio is nothing short of a supergroup—and the music they make together is top-shelf jazz.   Ev...

Oct 13, 2019

Oct 13, 2019

3:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $60 | $50 | $40 COLLEGE STUDENT: $54 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $30 | $10 | $10   An ensemble of 13 exceptional musicians—including David Finckel on cello and David Shifrin on clarinet—celebrate the intrepid (and diverse) American spirit in a performance highlighting two pairs of composers who helped shape classical music in the twentieth century. Harry T. Burleigh was a star student of Dvorák who exposed the Czech composer to American spirituals and was in turn encouraged...

Oct 16, 2019

Oct 16, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City’s Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall. Details: Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m....

Oct 16, 2019

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Stanley Café

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TICKETS GO ON SALE MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16. $40 per person. Ticket price includes dinner, non-alcoholic beverages, tax, and gratuity. Capacity is limited, and each table seats six.   Executive Chef Benjamin Smart directs the award-winning team at both Pullman Diner and Saint Burch Tavern.   Services for People with Disabilities. Please contact Hancher's accessibility services at 319-335-1158.

Oct 22, 2019

Oct 22, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $50 | $40 | $30 COLLEGE STUDENT: $45 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $25 | $10 | $10   For the first time in 20 years, Sankai Juku, Japan’s internationally renowned butoh dance troupe, returns to Hancher. Utsushi has been crafted from restaged excerpts of choreography by company founder Ushio Amagatsu. Butoh, which has been called Japan’s most startling cultural export, is enthralling, surprising, and often deeply moving. Utsushi is the perfect introduction to the mesmerizing w...

Oct 23, 2019

Oct 23, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City’s Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall. Details: Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m....

Oct 26, 2019

Oct 26, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $45 | $35 | $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $40 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $22 | $10 | $10   In this new English translation and innovative take on one of the Western world’s greatest dramas, SITI Company invites us to Thebes where Dionysus—god of wine, ritual madness, fertility, and theater (and in this production imagined as a rock star of the first order)—is opposed and imprisoned by King Pentheus. The struggle between wildness and order (and frivolity and seriousness) is at the h...

Oct 30, 2019

Oct 30, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp

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Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City’s Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall. Details: Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m. Saturdays, 7:30 a.m....

Nov 2, 2019

Nov 2, 2019

6:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 (6:30 pm) | $15 (9:00 pm) COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 (6:30 pm) | $10 (9:00 pm) YOUTH: $10 (6:30 pm) | $10 (9:00 pm)   If you’re in the mood for adventuresome jazz, the Thirsty Ear label offers plenty of options to quench your cravings—and one of the tastiest is cellist Tomeka Reid’s hard grooving quartet. Featuring guitarist Mary Halvorson (one of the hottest players to emerge in jazz in recent years), Jason Roebke on bass, and Tomas Fujiwara on drums, the quartet of...

Nov 2, 2019

9:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 (6:30 pm) | $15 (9:00 pm) COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 (6:30 pm) | $10 (9:00 pm) YOUTH: $10 (6:30 pm) | $10 (9:00 pm)   If you’re in the mood for adventuresome jazz, the Thirsty Ear label offers plenty of options to quench your cravings—and one of the tastiest is cellist Tomeka Reid’s hard grooving quartet. Featuring guitarist Mary Halvorson (one of the hottest players to emerge in jazz in recent years), Jason Roebke on bass, and Tomas Fujiwara on drums, the quartet of...

Nov 20, 2019

Nov 20, 2019

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Stanley Café

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TICKETS GO ON SALE MONDAY, OCTOBER 21. $40 per person. Ticket price includes dinner, non-alcoholic beverages, tax, and gratuity. Capacity is limited, and each table seats six.   Trumpet Blossom creates plant-based comfort food that reflects the season, respects the land, and is truly sustainable using organic ingredients and making dishes from scratch.   Services for People with Disabilities. Please contact Hancher's accessibility services at 319-335-1158.

Nov 21, 2019

Nov 21, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $40 | $30 | $20 COLLEGE STUDENT: $36 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $20 | $10 | $10   Hardship doesn’t preclude joy. In fact, a wellspring of joy is a powerful weapon of resistance in the face of injustice. The urban Latin dancers of CONTRA-TIEMPO and the musicians of Las Cafeteras—all grounded in the communities of color in South Los Angeles—celebrate this fact in an evening-length work grounded in social dance and live music that flips the script on the usual narratives abou...

Dec 7, 2019

Dec 7, 2019

11:00 AM

Hancher Auditorium, Stanley Café

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TICKETS GO ON SALE MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4. $30 per person $15 for ages 12 and younger Seating for this event will be reserved at tables for six. Reservation details are forthcoming.   It may be the busiest time of the year for the guy in the red suit, but he’s going to take a Saturday morning off to share a meal with kids and their families at Hancher. It will be a festive affair with food, music, a few surprises—and, of course, Santa himself!   Services for People with Disab...

Dec 7, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $45 | $35 | $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $40 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $22 | $10 | $10   It will be a spicy holiday celebration as the beloved music icons of BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet heat up a winter evening. Get ready for swamp-pop takes on classic holiday tunes as well as a heaping portion of music from the long career of these multiple Grammy winners. Unwrap the music of the bayou and share this concert with your family and friends.   Event Sponsors: KDAT Lamon...

Dec 14, 2019

Dec 14, 2019

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $75 | $65 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $67 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $37 | $10 | $10   Think of it as our present to you and yours. The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis returns to inject the jazz into your holidays. This winter, the band will be joined by smooth-as-silk baritone Denzal Sinclaire and teenaged phenom Alexis Morrast, winner of the nationally broadcast Showtime at the Apollo. It’s a one-of-a-kind holiday celebration for the whole family.   ...

Jan 24, 2020

Jan 24, 2020

8:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $85 | $75 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $70 | $50 | $50 YOUTH: $70 | $50 | $50   The Color Purple is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic about a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South has conquered Broadway in an all-new “ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold” (The New York Times). The performance on Saturday, ...

Jan 25, 2020

Jan 25, 2020

1:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $85 | $75 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $70 | $50 | $50 YOUTH: $70 | $50 | $50   The Color Purple is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic about a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South has conquered Broadway in an all-new “ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold” (The New York Times). The performance on Saturday, ...

Jan 25, 2020

6:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $85 | $75 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $70 | $50 | $50 YOUTH: $70 | $50 | $50   The Color Purple is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic about a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South has conquered Broadway in an all-new “ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold” (The New York Times). The performance on Saturday, ...

Jan 29, 2020

Jan 29, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $40 | $30 | $20 COLLEGE STUDENT: $36 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $20 | $10 | $10   A collaboration with the University of Iowa String Quartet Residency Program The Miró Quartet and soprano Kiera Duffy will explore the revolutionary music of one of Beethoven’s middle quartets—as well as music by composers he inspired. Schubert was part of an innovative group of artists, poets, and musicians in Vienna after Beethoven; Berg emerged from the post-Freudian psychological revol...

Feb 1, 2020

Feb 1, 2020

2:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Kids Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $20 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   New this season, we’re turning the club over to the kids—and the adults who love them, of course! Austin, Texas, boasts a spectacular music scene, and Gina Chavez is a ten-time Austin Music Award winner and was named the Austin Musician of the Year in 2015. Chavez traverses boundaries—in her musical styles, her bilingual lyrics, and her work as a cultural ambassador with the U.S. State Department—and creates a welcoming sp...

Feb 1, 2020

5:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Kids Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $20 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   New this season, we’re turning the club over to the kids—and the adults who love them, of course! Austin, Texas, boasts a spectacular music scene, and Gina Chavez is a ten-time Austin Music Award winner and was named the Austin Musician of the Year in 2015. Chavez traverses boundaries—in her musical styles, her bilingual lyrics, and her work as a cultural ambassador with the U.S. State Department—and creates a welcoming sp...

Feb 5, 2020

Feb 5, 2020

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Stanley Café

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TICKETS GO ON SALE MONDAY, JANUARY 6. $40 per person. Ticket price includes dinner, non-alcoholic beverages, tax, and gratuity. Capacity is limited, and each table seats six.   University Catering has a rich history with the University of Iowa campus and community. All University Catering events focus on serving fresh, local, and quality ingredients while creating unique experiences.   Services for People with Disabilities. Please contact Hancher's accessibility services ...

Feb 8, 2020

Feb 8, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $65 | $55 | $45 COLLEGE STUDENT: $58 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $32 | $10 | $10   Carrying the legacy of her famous musical family forward, Rosanne Cash is one of the great singer-songwriters of our time. Pitchfork calls her latest record, She Remembers Everything, “a collection of miniatures that collectively paint a vivid, haunting portrait of the blessings and bruises of life.” A passionate learner and activist, Cash will also participate in a series of residency events...

Feb 15, 2020

Feb 15, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $45 | $35 | $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $40 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $22 | $10 | $10   RUBBERBANDance Group holds a special place in Hancher history. The flood of 2008 forced the cancellation of the ensemble’s Hancher performance, but the troupe completed an exceptional state-wide residency, lifting spirits at a difficult time. Now, RUBBERBANDance returns with Vic’s Mix, a celebration of Victor Quijada’s 15 years of making dance—not only for his own company but for Hubbard Stre...

Feb 21, 2020

Feb 21, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Part of Hancher's Embracing Complexity. Drawing from the wellspring of their lived experiences as Muslims, artists, and more, three spoken word poets and storytellers will present an evening of powerful and deeply felt work.   Event Sponsors: General Hancher Partners Hancher Circle Donors   Services for People with Disabilities. Please contact Hancher's accessibility services at 319-335-1158.

Feb 22, 2020

Feb 22, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $40 | $30 | $20 COLLEGE STUDENT: $36 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $20 | $10 | $10   Part of Hancher's Embracing Complexity A self-described “social justice comedian,” Negin Farsad has been named one of the 10 Best Feminist Comedians by Paper magazine and one of the 50 Funniest Women by Huffington Post. She is also the writer, director, and star of the romantic comedy 3rd Street Blackout and the director and producer of Nerdcore Rising and The Muslims Are Coming! While pro...

Feb 28, 2020

Feb 28, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $50 COLLEGE STUDENT: $25 YOUTH: $25   Performed in twelve languages (with English supertitles) with live music, poetry, and kinetic movement, The New Colossus asks an essential question: Who are we as a nation? The play explores the true stories of twelve people in the United States today because their families fled their countries of origin to escape oppression. Actors from around the world share the stage to tell heart-wrenching stories, weaving a single narrativ...

Feb 29, 2020

Feb 29, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $50 COLLEGE STUDENT: $25 YOUTH: $25   Performed in twelve languages (with English supertitles) with live music, poetry, and kinetic movement, The New Colossus asks an essential question: Who are we as a nation? The play explores the true stories of twelve people in the United States today because their families fled their countries of origin to escape oppression. Actors from around the world share the stage to tell heart-wrenching stories, weaving a single narrativ...

Mar 4, 2020

Mar 4, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $65 | $55 | $45 COLLEGE STUDENT: $58 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $32 | $10 | $10   One of Ireland’s most treasured musical ensembles, The Chieftains are six-time Grammy winners and incomparable instrumentalists and innovators who honor and extend the breadth and depth of traditional Irish music. The band’s tour of the United States will feature the breathtaking virtuosity for which the group is known. Join us for a trip to the Emerald Isle just in time for St. Patrick’s Day...

Mar 8, 2020

Mar 8, 2020

5:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 (5:30 pm) | $15 (8:00 pm) COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 (5:30 pm) | $10 (8:00 pm) YOUTH: $10 (5:30 pm) | $10 (8:00 pm)   Nikolaj Busk (piano and accordion), Ale Carr (Nordic cittern), and Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen (violin) view their Nordic folk roots as a point of departure rather than a fixed destination. The trio blends this adventurous attitude with outstanding musicianship to recast tradition into something startlingly original. Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen is also t...

Mar 8, 2020

8:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 (5:30 pm) | $15 (8:00 pm) COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 (5:30 pm) | $10 (8:00 pm) YOUTH: $10 (5:30 pm) | $10 (8:00 pm)   Nikolaj Busk (piano and accordion), Ale Carr (Nordic cittern), and Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen (violin) view their Nordic folk roots as a point of departure rather than a fixed destination. The trio blends this adventurous attitude with outstanding musicianship to recast tradition into something startlingly original. Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen is also t...

Mar 10, 2020

Mar 10, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $75 | $65 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $67 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $37 | $10 | $10   The extraordinary dancers of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater make their first appearance on the new Hancher stage with a program that will be undeniably revelatory. Artistic Director Robert Battle has remained true to the vision of his predecessors—Ailey himself and Judith Jamison—while also expanding the company’s work with a wide array of choreographers. The performance will close with R...

Mar 25, 2020

Mar 25, 2020

6:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 (6:30 pm) | $15 (9:00 pm) COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 (6:30 pm) | $10 (9:00 pm) YOUTH: $10 (6:30 pm) | $10 (9:00 pm)   Chilean saxophonist Melissa Aldana first picked up the alto, but an encounter with the music of Sonny Rollins led to a switch to tenor. When she was 24, she became the first female—and first South American musician—to win the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition. The Chicago Tribune says, “Aldana stands as an irrepressibly creative...

Mar 25, 2020

9:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Club Hancher in Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 (6:30 pm) | $15 (9:00 pm) COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 (6:30 pm) | $10 (9:00 pm) YOUTH: $10 (6:30 pm) | $10 (9:00 pm)   Chilean saxophonist Melissa Aldana first picked up the alto, but an encounter with the music of Sonny Rollins led to a switch to tenor. When she was 24, she became the first female—and first South American musician—to win the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition. The Chicago Tribune says, “Aldana stands as an irrepressibly creative...

Mar 28, 2020

Mar 28, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $65 | $55 |$45 COLLEGE STUDENT: $58 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $32 | $10 | $10   Lagrime di San Pietro (Tears of St. Peter) is a Renaissance masterpiece—depicting the grief of St. Peter after his disavowal of Christ—and is brought stirringly to the concert hall by one of the country’s finest vocal ensembles. Famed director Peter Sellars crafted this dramatically staged performance piece, focusing the themes through a contemporary lens and suggesting that we must all grappl...

Apr 3, 2020

Apr 3, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $90 | $80 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $75 | $50 | $50 YOUTH: $75 | $50 | $50   BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she w...

Apr 4, 2020

Apr 4, 2020

1:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $90 | $80 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $75 | $50 | $50 YOUTH: $75 | $50 | $50   BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she w...

Apr 4, 2020

6:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $90 | $80 | $55 COLLEGE STUDENT: $75 | $50 | $50 YOUTH: $75 | $50 | $50   BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she w...

Apr 7, 2020

Apr 7, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $100 | $85 | $65 COLLEGE STUDENT: $90 | $20 | $20 YOUTH: $90 | $20 | $20   Winner of an astonishing five Oscars and twenty-two Grammys, John Williams may well be the greatest film composer of all time. His scores for Star Wars, Schindler’s List, Harry Potter, E.T. (The Extraterrestrial), Jurassic Park, the Indiana Jones films, and many more have made him a household name. Under the baton of Keith Lockhart, the Boston Pops celebrates a nearly forty-year association ...

Apr 18, 2020

Apr 18, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $35 | $30 | $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $31 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $17 | $10 | $10   Part of Flow Together, the 2019 University of Iowa Theme Semester The members of the string quartet ETHEL and Native American artist Robert Mirabal invoked the spirit of flowing water and the power of collaboration to create The River. The work draws on influences from around the globe, reinforcing the centrality of water in all of our lives. The audience will be immersed in the rush of ...

Apr 24, 2020

Apr 24, 2020

5:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Watch the butterflies. They flit and dance. They paint on the air. They become something new. Compagnia TPO is renowned for interactive performances that bring children into the art—not as a gimmick, but as a central part of the artistry itself. Farfalle combines dance, images, digital design, and the joy and wonder of the young people in the audience. Be a part of a wondrous transformation and an experience to remember.   ...

Apr 25, 2020

Apr 25, 2020

10:00 AM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Watch the butterflies. They flit and dance. They paint on the air. They become something new. Compagnia TPO is renowned for interactive performances that bring children into the art—not as a gimmick, but as a central part of the artistry itself. Farfalle combines dance, images, digital design, and the joy and wonder of the young people in the audience. Be a part of a wondrous transformation and an experience to remember.   ...

Apr 25, 2020

12:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Watch the butterflies. They flit and dance. They paint on the air. They become something new. Compagnia TPO is renowned for interactive performances that bring children into the art—not as a gimmick, but as a central part of the artistry itself. Farfalle combines dance, images, digital design, and the joy and wonder of the young people in the audience. Be a part of a wondrous transformation and an experience to remember.   ...

Apr 25, 2020

3:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Watch the butterflies. They flit and dance. They paint on the air. They become something new. Compagnia TPO is renowned for interactive performances that bring children into the art—not as a gimmick, but as a central part of the artistry itself. Farfalle combines dance, images, digital design, and the joy and wonder of the young people in the audience. Be a part of a wondrous transformation and an experience to remember.   ...

Apr 26, 2020

Apr 26, 2020

12:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Watch the butterflies. They flit and dance. They paint on the air. They become something new. Compagnia TPO is renowned for interactive performances that bring children into the art—not as a gimmick, but as a central part of the artistry itself. Farfalle combines dance, images, digital design, and the joy and wonder of the young people in the audience. Be a part of a wondrous transformation and an experience to remember.   ...

Apr 26, 2020

3:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Watch the butterflies. They flit and dance. They paint on the air. They become something new. Compagnia TPO is renowned for interactive performances that bring children into the art—not as a gimmick, but as a central part of the artistry itself. Farfalle combines dance, images, digital design, and the joy and wonder of the young people in the audience. Be a part of a wondrous transformation and an experience to remember.   ...

May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020

6:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Two brilliant actors bring a classic story to life. Young Emil is traveling by train when a nefarious stranger makes off with the family’s hard-won money. Recruiting a crew of fellow children to help hunt down the thief, Emil sets out to right a wrong with grit and determination. With projections, shadow puppets, and unerring storytelling instincts, Slingsby Theatre Company will have your kids—and you, too—cheering for Emil’s b...

May 2, 2020

May 2, 2020

1:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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TICKETS ADULT: $25 COLLEGE STUDENT: $10 YOUTH: $10   Two brilliant actors bring a classic story to life. Young Emil is traveling by train when a nefarious stranger makes off with the family’s hard-won money. Recruiting a crew of fellow children to help hunt down the thief, Emil sets out to right a wrong with grit and determination. With projections, shadow puppets, and unerring storytelling instincts, Slingsby Theatre Company will have your kids—and you, too—cheering for Emil’s b...

May 4, 2020

May 4, 2020

7:30 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Hadley Stage

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TICKETS ADULT: $40 | $30 | $20 COLLEGE STUDENT: $36 | $10 | $10 YOUTH: $20 | $10 | $10   Perhaps the most in-demand string quartet in the world today, the Danish String Quartet comes to Hancher Auditorium to perform an arresting mixed repertoire concert. “The Danish String Quartet stand out: not because they’re shinier or plusher or pushier than the rest,” raves The Guardian, “but because of their nimble charisma, stylish repertoire, and the way their light and grainy shading can...

May 6, 2020

May 6, 2020

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Backstage at Hancher

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TICKETS GO ON SALE MONDAY, APRIL 6. $40 per person. Ticket price includes dinner, non-alcoholic beverages, tax, and gratuity. Capacity is limited, and each table seats six.   On a quest to bring you the best wood-fired pizza you’ve ever tasted, Maggie’s Farm Wood-Fired Pizza is bringing the ovens to Hancher for a one-of-a-kind backstage dinner.   Services for People with Disabilities. Please contact Hancher's accessibility services at 319-335-1158.

Aug 14, 2020

Aug 14, 2020

All Day

Hancher Auditorium, The Iowa River, Hancher Green, and beyond!

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The Big Splash! is a big deal—an outdoor extravaganza of music, dance, circus arts, and spectacle on the banks of the Iowa River. Celebrating 100 years of the University of Iowa's IIHR–Hydroscience and Engineering, The Big Splash! is also the culminating event of Flow Together, the 2019 University of Iowa Theme Semester. Planned Activities and Participants Include: • The Amazing River Parade • Master of Ceremonies Tomáš Kubínek • Architects of Air • The Flying Wallendas and...