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Oct 16, 2019

Oct 16, 2019

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Hubbard Park,

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FRESH CHECK DAY combines the elements of a festive, fun, and interactive fair-like atmosphere with the importance of campus mental health and wellness, suicide prevention, and connecting students with vital campus support resources. Together as a community, the University of Iowa is “Checkin’-In on College Students' Mental Health!”  The event is free and organized by the University Counseling Service along with 22 other campus and community organizations committed to campus mental health and...

Oct 16, 2019

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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Wondering about study abroad in Italy for a semester or summer? Join us at Cafe CIMBA, where twice a week former CIMBA students are on hand to chat with you about all things Italy! We'll have Italian music, treats, and of course coffee and cioccolata calda (hot chocolate) on hand. Drop in for as little or as long as you like for these casual, fun opportunities to learn more about all aspects of the study abroad experience.

Oct 16, 2019

4:00 PM

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Brent Hayes Edwards will receive the Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism in Honor of Newton Arvin at 4pm on October 16th in the Old Capitol Senate Chambers. The Truman Capote Award is a $30,000 prize and is the largest award for literary criticism in English. The award ceremony will be followed by a reception with champagne and hors d’oeuvres. Edwards is widely recognized for his groundbreaking scholarship on cultures of African diaspora. He has served as an editor or member of the...

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 16, 2019

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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What better way to get in the Hawkeye spirit than with a special theme meal. Our skilled chefs have combined the excitement of Homecoming into special entrees. Stop by Burge, Catlett or Hillcrest Market Place for a Homecoming dinner celebration on Wednesday, October 16.

Oct 17, 2019

Oct 17, 2019

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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The Latinx Youth Summit is part of the 21st Annual “Strengthening and Valuing Latinx Communities in Iowa” conference to be held in Iowa City, Iowa. The youth summit attracts 300 high school students from around the state. The Latinx Youth Summit is coordinated by the Center for Diversity & Enrichment and the University of Iowa School of Social Work in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Learn more and register at https://diversity.uiowa.edu/programs/latinx-youth-summit.

Oct 17, 2019

9:55 AM - 12:59 AM

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CAB Films at the Iowa Theater Midsommar 10/17, 10/18, 10/19

Oct 17, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

University of Iowa Pentacrest, North side of Jessup Hall

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Join Homecoming Council in our annual tree planting! We host this event to remind council and the community about the importance of sustainability in planning Homecoming week, and in our daily lives.

Oct 17, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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UI Department of Philosophy: Small group discussion on "The Insanity Defense for Corporations" led by Prof. Mihailis Diamantis, Associate Professor of Law University of Iowa. Abstract: Corporations can behave in cruel and irrational ways.  Commentators observing this sometimes say those corporations must have a mental illness. I'll argue that severe mental illness can defeat a corporation's moral responsibility. When it does, corporations charged with criminal conduct should be able to claim...

Oct 17, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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This group provides a safe and supportive space for UI students wanting to make or considering changes in their alcohol or other drug use. The group emphasizes success in academics, relationships, mental and physical health, and other goals through abstaining or reducing alcohol and other drug use. The group operates from a “no pressure” approach by encouraging discussion of shared experiences and achieving success on campus by removing the barriers created by substance use. Is this group r...

Oct 17, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History presents: Walking Tours! Get in those steps and take in the sights with this brand new program designed to give special insight into some treasured history of our campus and community. There's no place like Iowa City in the Fall. Let's take a stroll... Behind-the-Scenes Collections Tour at the Museum of Natural History Monday, October 3  Lead by Cindy Opitz: Director of Research Collections for the UI Pentacrest Museums Embark on an ...

Oct 17, 2019

7:00 PM

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Poet Timothy Donnelly will read from The Problem of the Many. "Timothy Donnelly meditates on the very terms that make meditation possible—terms such as 'knowledge,' 'mystery,' 'particular,' 'mind,' and 'will' . . . and he makes the tough time we have pinning those terms down into one of his typical subjects."—Steph Burt Poems from The Problem of the Many have appeared or are forthcoming in The New Yorker, The New Republic, A Public Space, The Paris Review, Poetry, and elsewhere. Donnelly is...

Oct 17, 2019

10:00 PM - 12:30 AM

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Join us for CAB's annual Homecoming Improv Showcase featuring Paperback Rhino, Great White Narcs, and Janice!

Oct 18, 2019

Oct 18, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, a...

Oct 18, 2019

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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Wondering about study abroad in Italy for a semester or summer? Join us at Cafe CIMBA, where twice a week former CIMBA students are on hand to chat with you about all things Italy! We'll have Italian music, treats, and of course coffee and cioccolata calda (hot chocolate) on hand. Drop in for as little or as long as you like for these casual, fun opportunities to learn more about all aspects of the study abroad experience.

Oct 19, 2019

Oct 19, 2019

8:00 AM

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Join us for a Homecoming celebration at the Black & Goal'd Remix Tailgate! Enjoy free food, music, and yard games Note: This is a substance-free tailgate Brought to you by the Pride Alliance Center, Student Engagement & Campus Programs, Association of Residence Halls, Residence Education, Student Wellness, Recreation Services, University Counseling Services, and Collegiate Recovery Program

Oct 20, 2019

Oct 20, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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The University of Iowa Physical Therapy Student Organization is excited to announce the 2019 Rehab Run. This 5K fun run is open to runners, walkers, wheelers, and athletes of all abilities. The event will take place on Sunday October 20th, 2019 at 9 am at Terry Trueblood in Iowa City, Iowa (4213 Sand Rd SE, Iowa City, Iowa 52240). This event promotes awareness of disabilities and a greater appreciation for abilities. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to SportAbility of Iowa, which se...

Oct 20, 2019

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

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New music! New moves! Come out to the launch of Les Mills' new fall music and moves for three of their most popular group fitness formats: BODYPUMP 111, GRIT CARDIO 30, and BODYCOMBAT 81. Sunday, October 20: 1:30-2:30 PM CRWC - MAC Gym BOBYPUMP 111 Wednesday, October 23: 5:30-7:00 PM CRWC - MAC Gym GRIT CARDIO 30 (5:30-6:00 PM) BODYCOMBAT 81 (6:00-7:00 PM) This event is FREE to attend!  If you are not a Recreational Services member, you must pay the CRWC daily walk-in fee ($10).

Oct 20, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The IWP and UI MFA writing programs take over the 2nd floor of Prairie Lights – grab a glass of wine or a fancy soda and settle in for an hour of highlights from three of the writers' best works! Carlos GAMERRO (fiction, translation, nonfiction; Argentina) has authored six novels, most recently Cardenio (2016), a collection of short stories, and a body of literary criticism, as well as translations of seminal English-language literary works including Shakespeare, W. H. Auden, and Harold Blo...

Oct 21, 2019

Oct 21, 2019

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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SMART Recovery Meetings are highly interactive, conversational and educational, enabling all participants to share their successes and challenges and receive guidance from others. Meetings are action-oriented, positive and focused on the present and future. SMART is designed to help people find the power to change within themselves. The discussion at meetings is centered around the SMART 4-Point Program: 1. Build and Maintain Motivation. 2. Cope with Urges. 3. Manage Thoughts, Feelings, and...

Oct 21, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Experience the flavors of fall with an apple pop up, hosted in Burge Market Place.

Oct 21, 2019

7:00 PM

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Prairie Lights and the Iowa City Public Library present Markus Zusak, author of The Book Thief and The Messenger, to read from his recent novel, Bridge of Clay.  An unforgettable and sweeping family saga, Bridge of Clay is the breathtaking story of five brothers who bring each other up in a world run by their own rules. As the Dunbar boys love and fight and learn to reckon with the adult world, they discover the moving secret behind their father’s disappearance. At the center of the Dunbar ...

Oct 22, 2019

Oct 22, 2019

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, a...

Oct 22, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Join the Dean of Students Student Advisory Board for popcorn and to learn more about our upcoming campus safety forum. 

Oct 22, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Interested in a career in healthcare? Join us for an opportunity to explore career paths and experience what it’s like to work in a variety of healthcare fields. Hands on Health, Tuesday, October 22nd 3:00-5:00pm, 1110 MERF Participants will learn about two of the following healthcare fields: Breakout Session #1 Public Health  Medical Social Work Health Care Administration Dietitian Audiology and LEND Program Genetic Counseling    Breakout Session #2:  Respiratory Therapy Emergen...

Oct 22, 2019

6:00 PM

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A new free film every Sunday! Tour the far reaches of global cinema through films created or chosen by the International Writing Program (IWP) Fall Residents. Free and open to the public, just like the rest of IWP's events. Stay for a Q&A after the screening.  * Special Cinematheque time & location * TUESDAY 10/22, 6PM FilmScene * Chauncey * IWP and Bijou Present: Breve historia del planeta verde [Brief Story from the Green Planet] (Argentina)   Presented by IWP writer-in-residence:  Sa...

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 work of ...

Oct 23, 2019

Oct 23, 2019

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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Wondering about study abroad in Italy for a semester or summer? Join us at Cafe CIMBA, where twice a week former CIMBA students are on hand to chat with you about all things Italy! We'll have Italian music, treats, and of course coffee and cioccolata calda (hot chocolate) on hand. Drop in for as little or as long as you like for these casual, fun opportunities to learn more about all aspects of the study abroad experience.

Oct 23, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Many of us long for complex conversations with a greater range of people, and yet we aren't entirely sure how to access such conversations. In this Obermann Conversation, we convene three people -- Lore Baur, Ben Hassman, and Sherry Watt -- who actively organize and facilitate conversations that might be perceived as difficult. Each of them will share some of the skills involved in holding a mutually respectful and beneficial conversation, as well as some of the power that this relatively si...

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 23, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Join us in discussion surrounding various Latina/x womxn and their experiences!  Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Thomas Arce in advance at thomas-arce@uiowa.edu.

Oct 23, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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New music! New moves! Come out to the launch of Les Mills' new fall music and moves for three of their most popular group fitness formats: BODYPUMP 111, GRIT CARDIO 30, and BODYCOMBAT 81. Sunday, October 20: 1:30-2:30 PM CRWC - MAC Gym BOBYPUMP 111 Wednesday, October 23: 5:30-7:00 PM CRWC - MAC Gym GRIT CARDIO 30 (5:30-6:00 PM) BODYCOMBAT 81 (6:00-7:00 PM) This event is FREE to attend!  If you are not a Recreational Services member, you must pay the CRWC daily walk-in fee ($10).

Oct 23, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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 Prepare easy, tasty and affordable recipes! 

Oct 23, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Learn easy, tasty, and affordable recipes!

Oct 24, 2019

Oct 24, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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David McCartney, UIowa Archivist, is joining us at the Pride Alliance Center to share historical context of the LGBTQ community in Iowa City. Light refreshments will be provided at this event.

Oct 24, 2019

5:00 PM - 12:59 AM

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CAB Films at the Iowa Theater Good Boys 10/24, 10/25, 10/26

Oct 24, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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This group provides a safe and supportive space for UI students wanting to make or considering changes in their alcohol or other drug use. The group emphasizes success in academics, relationships, mental and physical health, and other goals through abstaining or reducing alcohol and other drug use. The group operates from a “no pressure” approach by encouraging discussion of shared experiences and achieving success on campus by removing the barriers created by substance use. Is this group r...

Oct 24, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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A mystery is afoot at the UI Museum of Natural History. Professor William Reiner donated his collection to the University but the letter he sent with it has gone missing. This letter contains important documentation and museum staff have tried in vain to track it down, but haven’t had luck.  Without this documentation, the futures of the exhibits are uncertain.  You & your team of 5 will have 60 minutes to crack codes, solve clues, & solve puzzles throughout the gallery and find the lost let...

Oct 24, 2019

10:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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Check out CAB's Late Night Events!  If you love Halloween, this night is for you! Get in the spooky spirit with Halloween themed food and activities. To enable screen reader support, press ?+Option+Z To learn about keyboard shortcuts, press ?slash

Oct 24, 2019

10:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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Check out CAB's Late Night Events!  No need to leave your dorm, because we are bringing the coffee shop to you! Take a break or bring your homework with, and recharge with plenty of caffeine and treats. To enable screen reader support, press ?+Option+Z To learn about keyboard shortcuts, press ?slash

Oct 24, 2019

10:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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Check out CAB's Late Night Events!  Are you a Halloween movie fan? If so, join us for an awesome movie and tasty snacks!  To enable screen reader support, press ?+Option+Z To learn about keyboard shortcuts, press ?slash

Oct 25, 2019

Oct 25, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, a...

Oct 25, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Writers often create characters different from themselves. When such a character “belongs” to a distinct, recognizable group—perhaps a minority—challenges may arise. What is the writer’s responsibility toward representing the “other” accurately? What effort in understanding, empathy, research may be needed? Manuel BECERRA (poetry; Mexico) is the author of five books of poetry, including Instrucciones para matar un caballo [Instructions for Killing a Horse] (2013). A winner of six national p...

Oct 25, 2019

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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Wondering about study abroad in Italy for a semester or summer? Join us at Cafe CIMBA, where twice a week former CIMBA students are on hand to chat with you about all things Italy! We'll have Italian music, treats, and of course coffee and cioccolata calda (hot chocolate) on hand. Drop in for as little or as long as you like for these casual, fun opportunities to learn more about all aspects of the study abroad experience.

Oct 25, 2019

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Hubbard Park

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Join the Health & Physical Activity Skills Program Friday, October 25th from 2:30-4pm in Hubbard Park as they ‘kick off’ their collaboration with The Exercise is Medicine Campus initiative! This event is designed to bring movement & exercise to students, faculty, staff & our University of Iowa Community! Registration is limited to 33 players. Register at: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bjwBTurmNWspp1X Learn more about Exercise is Medicine at The University of Iowa at: https://site...

Oct 25, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Iowa City’s best multilingual reading series with bagels! Voices from around the world fill historic Shambaugh House, International Writing Program (IWP) HQ. Please join us for readings by two IWP Fall Residents. Samuel MENGHESTEAB (fiction, nonfiction, drama, poetry; Eritrea) is the author of the Tigrigna story anthology Seb ziseanet seb, and a regular contributor to Tigrigna-language magazines. He teaches adult and youth theater and literary programs, and writers pop sing lyrics . His par...

Oct 25, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hancher Auditorium, Strauss Hall

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Anne Bogart is one of the three Co-Artistic Directors of SITI Company, which she founded with Japanese director Tadashi Suzuki in 1992. She is a professor of theatre at Columbia University, where she runs the Graduate Directing Program. She was a recipient of a Doris Duke Performing Artist Award, the Richard B. Fisher Award, a USA Fellowship, a Rockefeller Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and received the 2016 Alfred Drake Award from Brooklyn College. Recent works with SITI include The...

Oct 25, 2019

9:30 PM - 12:00 AM

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Please join us for this LGBTQ inclusive glow-in-the-dark dance! Light refreshments will be provided.

Oct 25, 2019

10:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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Known for his stand-up talent and improvising, Trevor Wallace is quickly taking over the internet with videos like his viral series "Life as a Zumiez Employee". Whether you know him from his videos, or are one of his 855k+ followers on Instagram, you're not going to want to miss this show!  

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 heart of...

Oct 26, 2019

8:00 PM - 1:00 AM

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Join CAB for a night of thrills and shrills! Will you make it out of our annual Haunted House without screaming? Come if you dare!

Oct 27, 2019

Oct 27, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Sundays this fall: The IWP and UI MFA writing programs take over the 2nd floor of Prairie Lights – grab a glass of wine or a fancy soda and settle in for an hour of highlights from three of the writers' best works! BUDDHISAGAR (fiction, poetry, drama; Nepal) authored the bestselling novel [Karnali Blues], which won the 2010 Rastriya Pratibha Puraskar award; an English translation is forthcoming. He has three other novels and one poetry collection; his radio scripts appear on Nepali broadc...

Oct 27, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History presents: Walking Tours! Get in those steps and take in the sights with this brand new program designed to give special insight into some treasured history of our campus and community. There's no place like Iowa City in the Fall. Let's take a stroll... Behind-the-Scenes Collections Tour at the Museum of Natural History Monday, October 3  Lead by Cindy Opitz: Director of Research Collections for the UI Pentacrest Museums Embark on an ...

Oct 27, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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A new free film every Sunday! Tour the far reaches of global cinema through films created or chosen by the IWP Fall Residents. Free and open to the public, just like the rest of IWP's events. Stay for a Q&A after the screening.  Apprentice (dir. Boo Junfeng; Singapore; 2016; 96 min) Presented by Clara CHOW (fiction, nonfiction, drama; Singapore) who is a short story writer, editor, columnist, co-founder of the arts and literature magazine WeAreAWebsite.com, and author of two short story co...

Oct 28, 2019

Oct 28, 2019

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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SMART Recovery Meetings are highly interactive, conversational and educational, enabling all participants to share their successes and challenges and receive guidance from others. Meetings are action-oriented, positive and focused on the present and future. SMART is designed to help people find the power to change within themselves. The discussion at meetings is centered around the SMART 4-Point Program: 1. Build and Maintain Motivation. 2. Cope with Urges. 3. Manage Thoughts, Feelings, and...

Oct 28, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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International Programs will host information sessions regarding the Stanley Awards for International Research. The Stanley Undergraduate and Graduate Awards for International Research are given annually to outstanding University of Iowa students for the pursuit of learning activities in international studies and international research/fieldwork. Undergraduates interested in international studies are especially encouraged to attend. This year’s application deadline is February 3, 2020. Kar...

Oct 28, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join us in discussion surrounding Afro-Latinidad that may include Afro-Latinidad experiences, identity, cultures, etc.  Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Thomas Arce in advance at thomas-arce@uiowa.edu.

Oct 29, 2019

Oct 29, 2019

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, a...

Oct 29, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Coralville Public Library

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Robin Mermelstein https://www.ihrp.uic.edu/researcher/robin-j-mermelstein-phd  will share her research in the area of tobacco use with studies ranging from longitudinal examinations of the etiology of youth smoking to cessation interventions for adult smokers.  Dr Mermelstein is a distinguished professor of psychology and directs the Institute for Health Research and Policy at the University of Illinois, Chicago.  She will join us a Visiting Scholar on October 29-30, hosted by the IIPHRP.  T...

Oct 30, 2019

Oct 30, 2019

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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Wondering about study abroad in Italy for a semester or summer? Join us at Cafe CIMBA, where twice a week former CIMBA students are on hand to chat with you about all things Italy! We'll have Italian music, treats, and of course coffee and cioccolata calda (hot chocolate) on hand. Drop in for as little or as long as you like for these casual, fun opportunities to learn more about all aspects of the study abroad experience.

Oct 30, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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The Chinese corner is a great place for faculty and students who want to practice their oral Chinese. Learners of all levels are welcome to join, since we will have topics suitable for each level. In addition, you can make friends with Chinese members of the university community. You will surely learn something new! We cordially invite native Chinese speakers to join us and help with our students! This is also an opportunity for you to enjoy the international friendships, exchange cultural i...

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....

Oct 30, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Voxman Music Building, Recital Hall, Room 2301

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Heralded “one of American independent music’s few truly inspired technicians” by WIRE magazine, Rachel Grimes is a pianist, composer, and arranger based in Kentucky. Her new project, The Way Forth, is an experiential, non-linear journey following generations of Kentucky women. Through lush orchestration, narration, and imagery filmed in rural Kentucky, The Way Forth honors the legacy of the silenced, and the eternal grace and redemption of time. Inspired by a treasure-trove of family docume...

Oct 30, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Please join the Dean of Students Student Advisory Board for their first UI What's Up Forum related to campus safety. The event will feature guest speakers and a question and answer portion with campus safety experts. 

Oct 31, 2019

Oct 31, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Experience the flavors of fall with a caramel apple pop up, hosted in Catlett Market Place.

Oct 31, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Experience the flavors of fall with a Halloween dessert pop up. Stop by Burge, Catlett or Hillcrest Market Place to try a fall-inspired dessert!

Oct 31, 2019

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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·         Trick or Treat for FREE safe sex supplies, candy, and sexual health information. 

Oct 31, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Dia de los Muertos is a traditional Mexican celebration when people gather to honor loved ones who are deceased. It is a welcome public event of bright colors and joyous celebration. Come learn a little about the culture! Activities Include: -Decorate Masks and Craft Paper Marigolds -Add a Loved Ones' Photo to the Altar (Offerenda) -Try Pan de Muerto (Bread of the Dead; a typical sweet bread)

Oct 31, 2019

5:00 PM - 12:59 AM

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CAB Films at the Iowa Theater US 10/31, 11/1, 11/2

Oct 31, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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This group provides a safe and supportive space for UI students wanting to make or considering changes in their alcohol or other drug use. The group emphasizes success in academics, relationships, mental and physical health, and other goals through abstaining or reducing alcohol and other drug use. The group operates from a “no pressure” approach by encouraging discussion of shared experiences and achieving success on campus by removing the barriers created by substance use. Is this group r...

Oct 31, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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To close out Latinx/a/o Heritage Month, we will be offering a space for community members to recognize and celebrate the life of those who have made an impact in their lives.  Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Thomas Arce in advance at thomas-arce@uiowa.edu.

Oct 31, 2019

10:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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Check out CAB's Late Night Events!  If you love Halloween, this night is for you! Get in the spooky spirit with Halloween themed food and activities. To enable screen reader support, press ?+Option+Z To learn about keyboard shortcuts, press ?slash

Oct 31, 2019

10:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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Check out CAB's Late Night Events!  No need to leave your dorm, because we are bringing the coffee shop to you! Take a break or bring your homework with, and recharge with plenty of caffeine and treats. To enable screen reader support, press ?+Option+Z To learn about keyboard shortcuts, press ?slash

Oct 31, 2019

10:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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Check out CAB's Late Night Events!  Are you a Halloween movie fan? If so, join us for an awesome movie and tasty snacks!  To enable screen reader support, press ?+Option+Z To learn about keyboard shortcuts, press ?slash

Nov 1, 2019

Nov 1, 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...

Nov 1, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, a...

Nov 1, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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How does travel-induced anxiety, inspiration, or memories made on-the-go influence the writing process? What persona emerges as daily routines disappear? Are there forms and genres more suited to a writer on the move?    Clara CHOW (fiction, nonfiction, drama; Singapore) is a short story writer, editor, columnist, co-founder of the arts and literature magazine WeAreAWebsite.com, and author of two short story collections. Named among Singapore’s Top 12 Writers to Watch, she won the 2018 Jan...

Nov 1, 2019

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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Wondering about study abroad in Italy for a semester or summer? Join us at Cafe CIMBA, where twice a week former CIMBA students are on hand to chat with you about all things Italy! We'll have Italian music, treats, and of course coffee and cioccolata calda (hot chocolate) on hand. Drop in for as little or as long as you like for these casual, fun opportunities to learn more about all aspects of the study abroad experience.

Nov 1, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Join us for Happy Hour + Art at the next Stanley Museum of Art First Friday reception at FilmScene on the Ped Mall! Stanley First Fridays provide an ideal chance to usher in your weekend, enjoy the work of local artists, and mingle with other art enthusiasts. Our November First Friday features photographs by Cedar Rapids artist Jason Everett. The project “More Friends Than the Mountains” was developed to bring together community members, national art suppliers, international non-profit org...

Nov 1, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Are you looking for a way to connect with others while enjoying a great book? Join the UI CRP in it's first book club meeting on Friday, November 1st  at 7PM where we will read the first half of the book. No need to RSVP, just show up and discuss the book, eat pizza, and hang out! Our book is “Outliers: The Story of Success” by Malcolm Gladwell. There are many ways to get the book for free or of low cost: Iowa City Public Library (Book, audio, e-book): https://catpro.icpl.org/iii/encore/s...

Nov 1, 2019

8:00 PM

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Graduate student choreographers at the University of Iowa Department of Dance take the work of IWP writers beyond words. 

Nov 2, 2019

Nov 2, 2019

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Get your best Halloween costume out of the closet for this exciting event!  Participants will get a chance to compete in a group while solving routes in their most creative outfits. When: Saturday, November 2nd Time: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Location: CRWC Bouldering Wall Fee: $20 per person Available Spots: 40 Register here! Format: 40 people will be split into 8 groups (A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H) There are four (4) sections of the bouldering wall, with eight (8) problems in each section There...

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 offers up...

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 offers up...

Nov 3, 2019

Nov 3, 2019

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

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Now in its 13th year, the Piano Sundays concert series at the Old Capitol Museum has showcased the most talented University of Iowa faculty and students in the UI School of Music. Each concert is supported by West Music of Coralville and presents a unique set of musical selections ranging from Back to Bartok, Jenni to Ginastera, Mozart to Mussorgsky, and more! 2019-2020 Series: September 29th - Nosikova and Studio November 3rd – MTNA State winners February 2nd- Rene Lecuona and Studio M...

Nov 3, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The IWP and UI MFA writing programs take over the 2nd floor of Prairie Lights – grab a glass of wine or a fancy soda and settle in for an hour of highlights from three of the writers' best works! Playwright YU Nick Rongjun (drama; People’s Republic of China), artistic director of the Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center, the Shanghai International Comedy Festival, and co-director of the Shanghai Performing Arts Group, has had over 60 plays produced in China and abroad. He also works in film, TV, a...

Nov 3, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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A new free film every Sunday! Tour the far reaches of global cinema through films created or chosen by the IWP Fall Residents. Free and open to the public, just like the rest of IWP's events. Stay for a Q&A after the screening.  Short films directed by women directors from Namibia and Greece, presented by Martha Mukaiwa and Amanda Michalopoulou. Martha MUKAIWA (nonfiction, fiction, journalism; Namibia) is an arts and travel journalist, and activist for black Namibians, women, and the LGBTQ...

Nov 4, 2019

Nov 4, 2019

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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SMART Recovery Meetings are highly interactive, conversational and educational, enabling all participants to share their successes and challenges and receive guidance from others. Meetings are action-oriented, positive and focused on the present and future. SMART is designed to help people find the power to change within themselves. The discussion at meetings is centered around the SMART 4-Point Program: 1. Build and Maintain Motivation. 2. Cope with Urges. 3. Manage Thoughts, Feelings, and...

Nov 4, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Fitness testing includes resting heart rate, blood pressure, cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength, muscular endurance and flexibility. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Steph Beecher in advance at stephanie-beecher@uiowa.edu or 319-335-8377

Nov 4, 2019

7:00 PM

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Iowa Writers’ Workshop graduate and award-winning playwright Regina Porter will read from her debut novel, The Travelers.  "In The Travelers, generations of two families--one black and one white--journey across time, race, geography, and the wounds of history with sweeping breadth and disarming intimacy. Porter's debut signals the arrival of a fully formed, singular talent." --Ayana Mathis Regina Porter was an Iowa Arts Fellow and recipient of a 2017-2018 Rae Armour West Postgraduate Schola...

Nov 5, 2019

Nov 5, 2019

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, a...

Nov 6, 2019

Nov 6, 2019

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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Wondering about study abroad in Italy for a semester or summer? Join us at Cafe CIMBA, where twice a week former CIMBA students are on hand to chat with you about all things Italy! We'll have Italian music, treats, and of course coffee and cioccolata calda (hot chocolate) on hand. Drop in for as little or as long as you like for these casual, fun opportunities to learn more about all aspects of the study abroad experience.

Nov 7, 2019

Nov 7, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Experienced, aspiring, and amateur artists alike: this summer, make our museums your muse. Be sure to join us for the next Sketch Nite as we welcome a very special guest guide! Our Sketch Nite events are usually a self-guided experience through our galleries after hours, but the next one will feature artist Claire Whitehurst. Claire is planning to bring in a couple of preliminary drawings to show for practice, and then perform a short demonstration explaining the process of building up a d...

Nov 7, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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This group provides a safe and supportive space for UI students wanting to make or considering changes in their alcohol or other drug use. The group emphasizes success in academics, relationships, mental and physical health, and other goals through abstaining or reducing alcohol and other drug use. The group operates from a “no pressure” approach by encouraging discussion of shared experiences and achieving success on campus by removing the barriers created by substance use. Is this group r...

Nov 8, 2019

Nov 8, 2019

All Day

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For this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- three speakers will address the ways Latina/o/x communities are integrated into and respond to dominant U.S. political and cultural social practices. Speakers will provide a strong historical foundation, attend to political processes, and draw out some of the less formal ways in which citizenship is imagined and practiced in Latina/o/x ...

Nov 8, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, a...

Nov 8, 2019

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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Wondering about study abroad in Italy for a semester or summer? Join us at Cafe CIMBA, where twice a week former CIMBA students are on hand to chat with you about all things Italy! We'll have Italian music, treats, and of course coffee and cioccolata calda (hot chocolate) on hand. Drop in for as little or as long as you like for these casual, fun opportunities to learn more about all aspects of the study abroad experience.

Nov 9, 2019

Nov 9, 2019

4:00 PM

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Writers’ Workshop graduate Carmen Maria Machado will read from In the Dream House, published by Graywolf Press. Author Garth Greenwell will join her to talk about the book.   “Wrought with alarming premonition, propulsive rhythm, and a trove of folkloric archetypes, Machado’s genre-crushing memoir is a meditation on the eclipse of knowledge and intuition by the narcotic light of a destructive bond that feels like love.”—Melissa Broder Carmen Maria Machado is the author of Her Body and Other...

Nov 10, 2019

Nov 10, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The IWP and UI MFA writing programs take over the 2nd floor of Prairie Lights – grab a glass of wine or a fancy soda and settle in for an hour of highlights from three of the writers' best works! Soukaina HABIBALLAH (poetry, fiction, screenwriting; Morocco) has four poetry collections and one novel [The Barracks] (2016), with a second novel forthcoming in 2019. Habiballah has received many awards including, in 2015, the Buland Al Haidari Prize for Arabic poetry, and the 2019 Nadine Shames P...

Nov 10, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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A new free film every Sunday! Tour the far reaches of global cinema through films created or chosen by the IWP Fall Residents. Free and open to the public, just like the rest of IWP's events. Stay for a Q&A after the screening.  Songs Still Sung: Voices from the Tsunami Shores (dir. Suzuki Yoi, Japan, 2019) Produced and presented by ARAI Takako (poetry; Japan) who has published three poetry collections, including Tamashii dansu [Soul Dance] which won the 2008 Oguma Hideo Prize. Since 1998,...

Nov 11, 2019

Nov 11, 2019

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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SMART Recovery Meetings are highly interactive, conversational and educational, enabling all participants to share their successes and challenges and receive guidance from others. Meetings are action-oriented, positive and focused on the present and future. SMART is designed to help people find the power to change within themselves. The discussion at meetings is centered around the SMART 4-Point Program: 1. Build and Maintain Motivation. 2. Cope with Urges. 3. Manage Thoughts, Feelings, and...

Nov 11, 2019

3:00 PM - 3:26 PM

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" Coffee Crawl is back! Buy a mug for $5 and receive $2 off the drink of your choice at a different coffee shop each day for a week." Will be selling the cards and cups 11/4, 11/6, 11/8, 11/11, 11/13  Time: 11 am - 1 pm Where: Table by Union Station, IMU November 11th: Bread Garden November 12th: Poindexter November 13th: Praire Lights November 14th: High Grounds November 15th: Cortado 

Nov 11, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Cristiane Sobral was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1974. Primarily known as a playwright, she is the author of three books of poetry, including Nao Vou Mais Lavar os Pratos (Editora Thesaurus, 2010). A member of the Brazilian Academy of Letters, she received the 2017 FAC Prize for Afro-Brazilian Culture. She lives in Brasília, Brazil.  This lecture will be in Portuguese with English translation.

Nov 12, 2019

Nov 12, 2019

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, a...

Nov 12, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Join the Dean of Students Student Advisory Board for granola bars and fruit and to learn more about how to join the DOS Student Advisory Board. 

Nov 12, 2019

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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The Chinese corner is a great place for faculty and students who want to practice their oral Chinese. Learners of all levels are welcome to join, since we will have topics suitable for each level. In addition, you can make friends with Chinese members of the university community. You will surely learn something new! We cordially invite native Chinese speakers to join us and help with our students! This is also an opportunity for you to enjoy the international friendships, exchange cultural i...

Nov 13, 2019

Nov 13, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Enjoy the creativity and fun that plant-based eating brings. Try something new or a plant-based twist on your favorite dish. 

Nov 13, 2019

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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Wondering about study abroad in Italy for a semester or summer? Join us at Cafe CIMBA, where twice a week former CIMBA students are on hand to chat with you about all things Italy! We'll have Italian music, treats, and of course coffee and cioccolata calda (hot chocolate) on hand. Drop in for as little or as long as you like for these casual, fun opportunities to learn more about all aspects of the study abroad experience.

Nov 14, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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How have relationships between domestic workers and employees changed over time, including around issues of race and gender? What are issues of pay injustice that have been true in the past and how are workers addressing such issues today? This Obermann Conversation includes a historian, a feminist podcaster, and a labor expert. Catherine Stewart, a history professor from Cornell College and an Obermann Fellow-in-Residence, is working on a book, The New Maid: African American Women and Dome...

Nov 14, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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This group provides a safe and supportive space for UI students wanting to make or considering changes in their alcohol or other drug use. The group emphasizes success in academics, relationships, mental and physical health, and other goals through abstaining or reducing alcohol and other drug use. The group operates from a “no pressure” approach by encouraging discussion of shared experiences and achieving success on campus by removing the barriers created by substance use. Is this group r...

Nov 15, 2019

Nov 15, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, a...

Nov 15, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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The closing chapter of our weekly community conversation panel series is an opportunity to hear the Residents' belief, but often poignant, observations, in an 'open mic' format, on their experiences in the United States. 

Nov 15, 2019

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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Wondering about study abroad in Italy for a semester or summer? Join us at Cafe CIMBA, where twice a week former CIMBA students are on hand to chat with you about all things Italy! We'll have Italian music, treats, and of course coffee and cioccolata calda (hot chocolate) on hand. Drop in for as little or as long as you like for these casual, fun opportunities to learn more about all aspects of the study abroad experience.

Nov 15, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Are you looking for a way to connect with others while enjoying a great book? Join the UI CRP in it's second book club meeting on Friday, November 15th  at 7PM where we will read the second half of the book. No need to RSVP, just show up and discuss the book, eat pizza, and hang out! Our book is “Outliers: The Story of Success” by Malcolm Gladwell. There are many ways to get the book for free or of low cost: Iowa City Public Library (Book, audio, e-book): https://catpro.icpl.org/iii/encor...

Nov 15, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Englert

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Duelly Noted, Duelling Pianos, Englert Theatre Duelly Noted is a one-of-a-kind act with both sass and class. They play all your favorite hits from the 60’s to today. As a female duo, they stand out among other groups in the male-dominated dueling pianos scene. Cassondra and Jacy not only have a charismatic connection on-stage, but they are also best friends off-stage. Whether you want to hear All About That Bass, Don’t Stop Believing, or I Will Survive; Duelly Noted will have you on your fe...

Nov 16, 2019

Nov 16, 2019

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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Looking for a new way to challenge yourself? Join us for an afternoon of climbing and camaraderie! Climbing improves mental and physical fitness, builds confidence, is a ton of fun, and is a great way to meet new people. This is for women who have no previous climbing experience.   Our next offering: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. | Saturday, November 16   The registration is $15. If you are not a member, you must also pay the CRWC walk-in fee ($10). Spots are limited for each clinic, so we reco...

Nov 18, 2019

Nov 18, 2019

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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SMART Recovery Meetings are highly interactive, conversational and educational, enabling all participants to share their successes and challenges and receive guidance from others. Meetings are action-oriented, positive and focused on the present and future. SMART is designed to help people find the power to change within themselves. The discussion at meetings is centered around the SMART 4-Point Program: 1. Build and Maintain Motivation. 2. Cope with Urges. 3. Manage Thoughts, Feelings, and...

Nov 19, 2019

Nov 19, 2019

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, a...

Nov 19, 2019

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

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International Programs will host information sessions regarding the Stanley Awards for International Research. The Stanley Undergraduate and Graduate Awards for International Research are given annually to outstanding University of Iowa students for the pursuit of learning activities in international studies and international research/fieldwork. Undergraduates interested in international studies are especially encouraged to attend. This year’s application deadline is February 3, 2020. Kar...

Nov 20, 2019

Nov 20, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Our chefs are facing off and it's up to you to decide the winner. Stop by Hillcrest Market Place to try a dish and vote for your favorite.

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

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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This group provides a safe and supportive space for UI students wanting to make or considering changes in their alcohol or other drug use. The group emphasizes success in academics, relationships, mental and physical health, and other goals through abstaining or reducing alcohol and other drug use. The group operates from a “no pressure” approach by encouraging discussion of shared experiences and achieving success on campus by removing the barriers created by substance use. Is this group r...

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 about minor...

Nov 22, 2019

Nov 22, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, a...

Dec 2, 2019

Dec 2, 2019

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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SMART Recovery Meetings are highly interactive, conversational and educational, enabling all participants to share their successes and challenges and receive guidance from others. Meetings are action-oriented, positive and focused on the present and future. SMART is designed to help people find the power to change within themselves. The discussion at meetings is centered around the SMART 4-Point Program: 1. Build and Maintain Motivation. 2. Cope with Urges. 3. Manage Thoughts, Feelings, and...

Dec 3, 2019

Dec 3, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Join the Dean of Students Student Advisory Board for cookies and hot chocolate and meet the members of the board!

Dec 3, 2019

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, a...

Dec 4, 2019

Dec 4, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Honoring the rich tradition of activism at the University of Iowa and in the surrounding community, the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion presents Cup o’ Justice, a year-long series of discussions designed to bring change leaders together in shared learning. The goal of this series is to promote intergenerational and interdisciplinary dialogue about social justice, civil rights, and civic engagement.  At each hosted discussion, invited Change Leaders will share their stories of ac...

Dec 5, 2019

Dec 5, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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This group provides a safe and supportive space for UI students wanting to make or considering changes in their alcohol or other drug use. The group emphasizes success in academics, relationships, mental and physical health, and other goals through abstaining or reducing alcohol and other drug use. The group operates from a “no pressure” approach by encouraging discussion of shared experiences and achieving success on campus by removing the barriers created by substance use. Is this group r...

Dec 6, 2019

Dec 6, 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...

Dec 6, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, a...

Dec 6, 2019

3:00 PM

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UI students who are interested in studying abroad in Russia are invited to attend one of three upcoming information sessions on the PRUE Summer Intensive Russian Program Info Sessions: October 4, 2019  | 3 p.m. | 318 Phillips Hall December 6, 2019 | 3 p.m. | 318 Phillips Hall January 31, 2020 | 3 p.m. | 318 Phillips Hall Come learn about this exciting summer study abroad program:     earn 8 semester hours of credit that can be applied toward a Russian major or minor     immerse yourse...

Dec 6, 2019

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

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       The Mirage kicks off with the Condom Casino and Infostravaganza -- a chance to win great prizes and learn about sexual health from many valuable campus and community organizations. Throughout the night, free rapid HIV testing will be available in conjunction with World AIDS Day.       The drag show is the headline of the evening featuring an amateur competition with UI students and the Kings and Queens of Iowa City. The purpose of the drag show is to highlight and celebrate self-exp...

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 Partners: KDAT Lamont D. and Vick...

Dec 9, 2019

Dec 9, 2019

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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SMART Recovery Meetings are highly interactive, conversational and educational, enabling all participants to share their successes and challenges and receive guidance from others. Meetings are action-oriented, positive and focused on the present and future. SMART is designed to help people find the power to change within themselves. The discussion at meetings is centered around the SMART 4-Point Program: 1. Build and Maintain Motivation. 2. Cope with Urges. 3. Manage Thoughts, Feelings, and...

Dec 10, 2019

Dec 10, 2019

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, a...

Dec 12, 2019

Dec 12, 2019

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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What better way to get in the winter break spirit than with a special theme meal. Our skilled chefs have combined the excitement of winter break with a Simpsons twist. Stop by Burge, Catlett or Hillcrest Market Place for a Simpson dinner celebration on Thursday, December 12.

Dec 12, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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This group provides a safe and supportive space for UI students wanting to make or considering changes in their alcohol or other drug use. The group emphasizes success in academics, relationships, mental and physical health, and other goals through abstaining or reducing alcohol and other drug use. The group operates from a “no pressure” approach by encouraging discussion of shared experiences and achieving success on campus by removing the barriers created by substance use. Is this group r...

Dec 13, 2019

Dec 13, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, a...

Dec 14, 2019

Dec 14, 2019

2:00 PM

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Put on your comfy clothes and snuggle up. Join us for an afternoon of hygge, the Danish word for coziness, comfort, and well-being, especially important in the winter months. Director Lauren Lessing will guide visitors through some of the coziest works in the collection to help us embrace the comforting possibilities cold winter afternoons can offer. Saturdays at the Stanley brings the museum’s collection to audiences in a casual, fun, and interactive atmosphere. Each event has a theme that...

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.   Event Par...

Dec 17, 2019

Dec 17, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Experience the flavors of winter with a S'mores pop up, hosted in Catlett Market Place.

Dec 17, 2019

12:30 PM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, a...

Dec 20, 2019

Dec 20, 2019

11:00 AM

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Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!   Discover Study Abroad sessions are the first step for interested students to learn more about the study abroad process and ask any questions they may have, covering topics such as study abroad locations, eligibility, deadlines, academics, a...

Jan 22, 2020

Jan 22, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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International Programs will host information sessions regarding the Stanley Awards for International Research. The Stanley Undergraduate and Graduate Awards for International Research are given annually to outstanding University of Iowa students for the pursuit of learning activities in international studies and international research/fieldwork. Undergraduates interested in international studies are especially encouraged to attend. This year’s application deadline is February 3, 2020. Kar...

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, January 25,...

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, January 25,...

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, January 25,...

Jan 29, 2020

Jan 29, 2020

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Ring in the Lunar New Year with a special theme meal. Our skilled chefs have combined the excitement of the New Year with some favorite dishes from China. Stop by Burge, Catlett or Hillcrest Market Place for a Lunar New Year dinner celebration on Wednesday, January 29.

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 revolution of ...

Jan 31, 2020

Jan 31, 2020

All Day

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In this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- three speakers will examine the potentials and pitfalls of imagining Latinidades in the Midwestern U.S. Building off the past success of the Latina/o Midwest Symposium, this kickoff event for the spring semester will draw attention to the ways in which Latina/o/x space and identity might be imagined and practiced outside of traditionally...

Jan 31, 2020

3:00 PM

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UI students who are interested in studying abroad in Russia are invited to attend one of three upcoming information sessions on the PRUE Summer Intensive Russian Program Info Sessions: October 4, 2019  | 3 p.m. | 318 Phillips Hall December 6, 2019 | 3 p.m. | 318 Phillips Hall January 31, 2020 | 3 p.m. | 318 Phillips Hall Come learn about this exciting summer study abroad program:     earn 8 semester hours of credit that can be applied toward a Russian major or minor     immerse yourse...

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 space for all...

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 space for all...

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 while ...

Feb 14, 2020

Feb 14, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Our chefs are facing off and it's up to you to decide the winner. Stop by Burge Market Place to try a dish and vote for your favorite.

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   RUBBERBAND 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, RUBBERBAND 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 Street Dance Chicago and ...

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 Partners: 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 promoting th...

Feb 25, 2020

Feb 25, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Experience the flavors of New Orleans with a Mardi Gras pop up, hosted in Catlett Market Place.

Feb 25, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Experience the flavors of New Orleans with a pop up, hosted in Burge Market Place.

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 narrative of de...

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 narrative of de...

Mar 1, 2020

Mar 1, 2020

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

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Now in its 13th year, the Piano Sundays concert series at the Old Capitol Museum has showcased the most talented University of Iowa faculty and students in the UI School of Music. Each concert is supported by West Music of Coralville and presents a unique set of musical selections ranging from Back to Bartok, Jenni to Ginastera, Mozart to Mussorgsky, and more! 2019-2020 Series: September 29th - Nosikova and Studio November 3rd – MTNA State winners February 2nd- Rene Lecuona and Studio M...

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.   E...

Mar 6, 2020

Mar 6, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Grab all of your Oreo favorites and celebrate National Oreo Day with this pop up, hosted in Burge Market Place.

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 the first vi...

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 the first vi...

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 Revelati...

Mar 12, 2020

Mar 12, 2020

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Celebrate Spring Break with a special theme meal. Our skilled chefs have combined the excitement of Spring Break with some new and old favorite dishes. Stop by Burge, Catlett or Hillcrest Market Place for a Spring Break dinner celebration on Thursday, March 12.

Mar 24, 2020

Mar 24, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Try new cheesesteak creations and celebrate National Cheesesteak Day with this pop up, hosted in Burge Market Place.

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 phrase...

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 phrase...

Mar 27, 2020

Mar 27, 2020

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After having addressed issues surrounding formal citizenship and national belonging in the previous semester, this one-day symposium -- part of our yearlong Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on “Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging” -- will bring subject area experts to discuss modalities of popular belonging (television, sports, music, literature, and more) in Latina/o/x contexts in the U.S. Speakers include the following: Frederick Luis Aldama is Arts and Human...

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 grapple with—...

Apr 1, 2020

Apr 1, 2020

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Get excited for baseball with a theme meal. Our skilled chefs have combined the excitement of the baseball opening day with old favorites and a twist on new dishes. Stop by Burge, Catlett or Hillcrest Market Place for a Baseball Opening Day dinner celebration on Wednesday, April 1.

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 wrote th...

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 wrote th...

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 wrote th...

Apr 5, 2020

Apr 5, 2020

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

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Now in its 13th year, the Piano Sundays concert series at the Old Capitol Museum has showcased the most talented University of Iowa faculty and students in the UI School of Music. Each concert is supported by West Music of Coralville and presents a unique set of musical selections ranging from Back to Bartok, Jenni to Ginastera, Mozart to Mussorgsky, and more! 2019-2020 Series: September 29th - Nosikova and Studio November 3rd – MTNA State winners February 2nd- Rene Lecuona and Studio M...

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 with Wi...

Apr 8, 2020

Apr 8, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Experience the flavors of Latin America and Filipino cultures with a pop up, hosted in Catlett Market Place.

Apr 16, 2020

Apr 16, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Try new creations and learn more about our local vendors with this pop up, hosted in Burge Market Place.

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 music, narr...

Apr 21, 2020

Apr 21, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Celebrate the end of the semester with a S'mores pop up, hosted in Catlett Market Place.

Apr 22, 2020

Apr 22, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Our chefs are facing off and it's up to you to decide the winner. Stop by Hillcrest Market Place to try a dish and vote for your favorite.

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.   Event Par...

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.   Event Par...

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.   Event Par...

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.   Event Par...

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.   Event Par...

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.   Event Par...

Apr 30, 2020

Apr 30, 2020

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In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...

Apr 30, 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 band of ...

May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020

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In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...

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 band of ...

May 2, 2020

May 2, 2020

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In this closing conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help wrap-up the yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” We make the turn to practices of performing and imagining Latinidades now and into the future by inviting leading scholars in the fields of Performance Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, and Latina/o/x Studies to participate in a closing conference. One set of speakers will discuss Latina/o/x cultur...

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 band of ...

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 turn o...

May 5, 2020

May 5, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Try new creations and celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a pop up, hosted in Burge Market Place.

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...