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Feb 27, 2024

Feb 27, 2024

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Intuitive Eating is an approach that teaches you how to create a healthy relationship with your food, mind, and body. It is based on 10 basic principles that invite you to a world of satisfying eating and a sense of freedom from dieting. The four-week workshop is free for students and will provide education, activities, practice, and support to improve your food and body image awareness. Register for the spring workshop starting on Tuesday, Feb. 6 to 27.

Feb 27, 2024

7:00 PM

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Poets Christopher Merrill and Christopher Bolin will read from their new books of poetry. Christopher Merrill will read from On the Road to Lviv. Prismatic and polysemous, On the Road to Lviv invites us on an odyssey across Ukraine in the hour of war. "This chronicle/ Took shape the day the war began, which was/ My 65th birthday," writes legendary traveler, war correspondent, memoirist and poet Christopher Merrill. At once deeply personal yet rooted in history so recent you can almost see th...

Feb 28, 2024

Feb 28, 2024

6:00 PM

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Image info: untitled (poppy field in Minnesota), 2019, from the series The Imaginative Landscape © Pao Houa Her, Courtesy Bockley Gallery Pao Houa Her is a Hmong American artist whose practice engages primarily with legacies and potentials of landscape, portraiture, and documentary photographic traditions and aesthetics, creating works that examine identity, longing, and belonging in Hmong diasporic communities. Among Her’s solo exhibitions include Paj quam ntuj / Flowers of the Sky at the...

Feb 28, 2024

7:00 PM

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Writers' Workshop alum and New York Times best-selling author Leslie Jamison will read from her highly anticipated memoir, Splinters: Another Kind of Love Story. She will be joined in conversation by Kaveh Akbar. “In Splinters, Jamison offers a riveting portrait of rupture that is at once a page-turner about divorce, a romance about parenthood, a mystery of self after splintering, and a promise that however many times we break or are broken, art and love will never fail to mend us.” ―Melissa...

Feb 28, 2024

7:30 PM

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Joint Combo Concert: Black Combo & Hawk Combo This concert is free and open to the public. View the program here: https://digital.lib.uiowa.edu/islandora/object/ui%3A30959

Mar 1, 2024

Mar 1, 2024

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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The Stanley Museum of Art will be hosting two events on Friday, March 1 from 5–8 p.m. Celebrate the grand opening of  our latest exhibition "A Year in Print" along with kicking off the 2024 Downtown Spring Gallery Walk! The exhibition showcases a newly acquired portfolio of "Twelve Prints by Contemporary American Artists" that explores diverse techniques and delves into the socio-political climate of 1919 through captivating prints. Alongside the exhibition, start your self guided journey...

Mar 1, 2024

7:00 PM

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Carolina Hotchandani and Kelly Rose Hoffer will read from their debut poetry collections. Carolina Hotchandani will read from The Book Eaters. “Carolina Hotchandani’s The Book Eaters is that rare debut: one that satisfies the heart and head in equal measures. In these subtle, lyric poems, Hotchandani explores the loss of a father’s language and memory, a loss complicated by Partition, emigration, and the body’s own failures, even by narrative itself, which threatens to revise and reimagine t...

Mar 2, 2024

Mar 2, 2024

7:30 PM

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Best of The Sacred Concerts - Duke Ellington: Johnson County Landmark and Kantorei Tim Stalter and Damani Phillips, directors Kantorei and Johnson County Landmark will present a combined performance of Duke Ellington's Sacred Music Concerts at Hancher Auditorium. View the program here: https://digital.lib.uiowa.edu/islandora/object/ui%3A30963 This concert is free and open to the public.

Mar 3, 2024

Mar 3, 2024

1:30 PM

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Piano Sundays at the Old Capitol: Doreen Lee and UI Collaborative Pianists Please join us and mark your calendar for other performances in this year's series: Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023 1:30 p.m.: Ksenia Nosikova and Studio Sunday, Nov. 5, 2023 1:30 p.m.: Alan Huckleberry and Studio Sunday, March 3, 2024 1:30 p.m.: Doreen Lee and UI Collaborative Pianists Sunday, April 7, 2024 1:30 p.m.: Réne Lecuona and Studio This concert is free and open to the public. 

Mar 3, 2024

7:30 PM

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Black Pop Music Ensemble This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/about/live-stream-concert-schedule. View the program here: https://digital.lib.uiowa.edu/islandora/object/ui%3A30965 This concert is free and open to the public.

Mar 4, 2024

Mar 4, 2024

7:30 PM

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University Choir Concert with Michael Sauer, Graduate Conductor This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/about/live-stream-concert-schedule. View the program here: https://digital.lib.uiowa.edu/islandora/object/ui%3A30966 This concert is free and open to the public.

Mar 5, 2024

Mar 5, 2024

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Visiting Artist in Printmaking Lecture, Lynne Allen: “Real Culture, False Representations: Tattered Histories” E125 Visual Arts Building at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2024. Lynne Allen's art is a love affair with the forsaken—discarded remnants of culture like rusted bottle caps, fish hooks, lead sinkers, and aged moving blankets are transformed into iconic symbols. Navigating a world rife with threats and her reimagined histories, Allen questions the narratives crafted by victors, active...

Mar 5, 2024

6:15 PM - 9:00 PM

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Please join us at FilmScene for the continuation of "Out of the Archive: Envisioning Blackness," a monthly screening and discussion series that celebrates the vibrant  tradition of Black cinema by featuring rarely screened, newly restored, and archivally engaged films. Tickets are pay-what-you-can (with students, in particular, encouraged to pick $0). Join us before each screening for a free dinner reception catered by local restaurants, and stay after each film for post-screening conversati...

Mar 6, 2024

Mar 6, 2024

7:30 PM

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Guest Chamber Recital: JACK Quartet The JACK Quartet will be giving a recital as a part of their Spring residency with the University of Iowa String Quartet Residency Program in collaboration with the Center for New Music. This concert is free and open to the public. View the program here: https://digital.lib.uiowa.edu/islandora/object/ui%3A30969

Mar 7, 2024

Mar 7, 2024

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Night of 1000 Dinners is a community celebration of International Women's Day and features an international buffet and entertainment from diverse cultures. The theme is UN Sustainable Development Goal #3 Good Health and Well-Being. We will honor four local groups advancing this goal in our community and the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF). Special Guest: Michele Sison, the Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations Affairs, is traveling from Washington DC to attend Night of 10...

Mar 17, 2024

Mar 17, 2024

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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The Drawing Salon focuses on drawing artworks from the museum's collection. Each session will focus on a different artwork. The sessions will begin with an introduction and discussion of the selected work. Participants will be encouraged to pursue their own visions and to take inspiration from the artworks in the gallery. Pencils and sketchbooks/paper are the only artmaking materials allowed in the galleries. The museum has golf pencils with erasers and clipboards for participants to use. S...

Mar 18, 2024

Mar 18, 2024

7:00 PM

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Writers' Workshop graduate and New York Times bestselling author of Olga Dies Dreaming Xochitl Gonzalez will read from her new novel, Anita de Monte Laughs Last. She will be joined in conversation by author Jamel Brinkley. Anita de Monte Laughs Last has been called by LitHub, "a dynamic exploration of love, art, and power," and has been called "incandescent" by Publisher's Weekly. "Funny, piercing, and full of moxie, Anita de Monte Laughs Last is unsparing in its assessment of what goes on b...

Mar 19, 2024

Mar 19, 2024

7:00 PM

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Writers' Workshop alumni Nam Le and Daniel Khalastchi will read from their new books of poetry. Nam Le will read from 36 Ways of Writing a Vietnamese Poem. "With a cool outsider’s eye, Nam Le takes the English language to pieces and reassembles it with a virtuoso ease not seen since Finnegans Wake. There is wit aplenty, of a dancing, ironic kind, but the fury and the bitterness that underlie 36 Ways come without disguise, as do its moments of aching love and loss. Nam Le is a poet working at...

Mar 21, 2024

Mar 21, 2024

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Join us for a reading and discussion, co-hosted by Prairie Lights, to celebrate Christopher Goetz’s recent book, The Counterfeit Coin: Videogames and Fantasies of Empowerment. Goetz is an associate professor and head of film studies in the Department of Cinematic Arts. After the reading, Corey Creekmur, associate professor in the departments of Cinematic Arts and English, will join Goetz for a conversation and Q&A with the audience. A reception will follow the event. Thursday, March 21, 202...

Mar 21, 2024

7:30 PM

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The University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program is pleased to announce that writer Chris Dennis has won the 2023 Krause Essay Prize for his essay “We Were Hungry,” which appeared in Astra. Dennis, author of the story collection Here is What You Do, will be honored at the Krause Essay Prize award ceremony on Thursday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Iowa Old Capitol Senate Chambers, where he will present his winning essay. There he will receive the Prize’s $10,000 award and an ...

Mar 22, 2024

Mar 22, 2024

7:00 PM

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Writers' Workshop alum Cristina Henríquez will read from her powerful new novel about the construction of the Panama Canal, The Great Divide, which was named a most anticipated book by The Washington Post, Elle, Book Riot, Electric Literature, Goodreads, The Everygirl, Lit Hub, The Millions, and Reader’s Digest.  She will be joined in conversation by author and Writers' Workshop Director Lan Samantha Chang. "Against the backdrop of the construction of the Panama Canal, Cristina Henríquez’s ...

Mar 22, 2024

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Public Observing Night Please join the University of Iowa Physics and Astronomy Department as we use small telescopes to tour the spring sky. This event will occur in the picnic area southeast of Van Allen Hall due to roof renovations to the building.

Mar 23, 2024

Mar 23, 2024

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Join us for a talk on Saturday, March 23 at 2 p.m. featuring painting conservator and UIowa alum, David Goist. His presentation, aptly titled "The Unvarnished Truth," focuses on unvarnished paintings from the late 19th and 20th century and the artistic motivations behind leaving works unfinished. Applying a varnish to safeguard the delicate layers of a painting is a centuries-old tradition that offers a certain visual appeal but can alter the artist's original vision. Goist will reflect upon...

Mar 24, 2024

Mar 24, 2024

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Join us monthly to generate new creative writing inspired by works in the Stanley collection. Each session will be led by a different talented writer from our area, who will be offering a new prompt and a new approach to ekphrastic writing (writing inspired by visual art). Bring your own notebook and pencil or computer and leave with the beginning of a newly written piece. Co-sponsored by Iowa City Poetry. Teen and adult writers in all genres are welcome. Write at the Stanley meets every fo...

Mar 24, 2024

7:30 PM

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Iowa Percussion Spring Concert This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/about/live-stream-concert-schedule. View the program here: https://digital.lib.uiowa.edu/islandora/object/ui%3A30981 This concert is free and open to the public.

Mar 25, 2024

Mar 25, 2024

7:00 PM

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Sarah Rose Etter will read from her best selling novel, Ripe, which was named a Best Book of the Year by Time, Huffington Post, and Kirkus. This novel, now available in paperback, has been A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice, a Roxane Gay Audacious Book Club Selection, and a Marie Claire Book Club Pick. Etter will be joined in conversation by author Carmen Maria Machado. “Sarah Rose Etter is electric on everything from tech culture’s toxic absurdities to bone-deep loneliness to the...

Mar 25, 2024

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Adults $25 Students & Youth $10 Presented in collaboration with Iowa Percussion at the University of Iowa School of Music Part of Hancher's 51st season Composer and vocalist Caroline Shaw returns for a second collaboration in this season after performing with the Attacca Quartet in September (a Shaw composition is also on the program for Roomful of Teeth's performance in November). This time, the collab is with the adventuresome Sō Percussion, a quartet that has truly redefined ...

Mar 26, 2024

Mar 26, 2024

3:30 PM - 5:15 PM

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Mar 26, 2024

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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The Pentacrest Museums host visiting artist Kari Greer for a special event to discuss themes of her exhibition Facing the Inferno: The Wildfire Photography of Kari Greer, now on display at the Old Capitol Museum. Greer will discuss her art, her career, firsthand knowledge of fire from the 1990s to today, and how photographic documentation impacts our collective understanding. Following her keynote, Greer will be joined by UI faculty from Carver College of Medicine and the colleges of Enginee...

Mar 26, 2024

7:00 PM

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Writers' Workshop graduate Jane Huffman will read from her new book of poetry, Public Abstract, winner of the APR/Honickman First Book Prize selected by Dana Levin. "In Jane Huffman’s poems, I feel the impassioned psychic venturing of Emily Dickinson, the wit of Kay Ryan, the fragmented surreal of Jean Valentine, and the playfulness and bravado of Gertrude Stein. Public Abstract is a striking debut." —Dana Levin Jane Huffman is a doctoral student in poetry at the University of Denver. She i...

Mar 26, 2024

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Adults $25 Students & Youth $10 Presented in collaboration with Iowa Percussion at the University of Iowa School of Music Part of Hancher's 51st season Composer and vocalist Caroline Shaw returns for a second collaboration in this season after performing with the Attacca Quartet in September (a Shaw composition is also on the program for Roomful of Teeth's performance in November). This time, the collab is with the adventuresome Sō Percussion, a quartet that has truly redefined ...

Mar 27, 2024

Mar 27, 2024

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Every year, thousands of Hawkeyes come together to make an important—and meaningful—impact for Iowa. All gifts made in March will count toward the One Day for Iowa total.  Be a Hawkeye that gives back on One Day for Iowa. Support students, faculty, research, health care, athletics, and more.

Mar 27, 2024

7:30 PM

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UI Symphony Orchestra This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/about/live-stream-concert-schedule. View the program here: https://digital.lib.uiowa.edu/islandora/object/ui%3A30982 This concert is free and open to the public.

Mar 29, 2024

Mar 29, 2024

7:30 PM

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TICKETS Adults $65 / $45 Students & Youth $10 Presented in collaboration with University of Iowa Department of Dance and the UI Dance Company Part of Hancher's 51st season An indispensable dance company celebrates 100 years, bringing its founder's classic works to the stage alongside new work by contemporary choreographers. Martha Graham—an icon among 20th century artistic icons—radically expanded the dance vocabulary, and her work has captivated audiences worldwide while influencing ge...

Apr 28, 2024

Apr 28, 2024

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Join us monthly to generate new creative writing inspired by works in the Stanley collection. Each session will be led by a different talented writer from our area, who will be offering a new prompt and a new approach to ekphrastic writing (writing inspired by visual art). Bring your own notebook and pencil or computer and leave with the beginning of a newly written piece. Co-sponsored by Iowa City Poetry. Teen and adult writers in all genres are welcome. Write at the Stanley meets every fo...

May 26, 2024

May 26, 2024

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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Join us monthly to generate new creative writing inspired by works in the Stanley collection. Each session will be led by a different talented writer from our area, who will be offering a new prompt and a new approach to ekphrastic writing (writing inspired by visual art). Bring your own notebook and pencil or computer and leave with the beginning of a newly written piece. Co-sponsored by Iowa City Poetry. Teen and adult writers in all genres are welcome. Write at the Stanley meets every fo...