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Cantus brings season’s greetings and life lessons to Hancher with holiday concert ‘Christmas with Cantus: Into the Light’

Stella Shipman, Arts Reporter December 2, 2022

Beneath the warm glow of golden stage lights, the Cantus vocal ensemble took to the stage in crisp blue suits and kind smiles. With only brief glances to one other and a starting note, they began to...

Lissie performs at the Kum & Go stage during the 2019 80/35 Festival in downtown Des Moines on Friday, July 12, 2019.

Country rock singer Lissie discusses latest album before Iowa City performance

Charlotte McManus, Arts Reporter December 1, 2022

The alternative-rock-country singer Lissie begins her latest album, “Carving Canyons,” with a heartbreaking lament about the last time she and her ex-lover spoke. However, the titular song, a larger-than-life...

Contributed photo from Spencer Wilkins.

Student Spotlight: MFA Graduate student brings together variety of art forms in “adaptations” art gallery

Vaishnavi Kolluru, Arts Reporter November 30, 2022

Spencer Wilkins unconventional path to writing is what inspired him to create a multi-disciplinary art gallery titled “adaptations,” which will be featured from Nov. 28 to Dec. 2 in the Levitt...

Dr. Aron Aji poses for a portrait in his office in Phillips Hall, Iowa City Iowa on Nov. 14th. Dr. Aji has two upcoming translated works.

Ask the Author | Aron Aji

Vaishnavi Kolluru, Arts Reporter November 30, 2022

Aron Aji, Director of Translation Programs, joined the UI faculty in 2014. A native of Turkey, he has translated works by Bilge Karasu, Murathan Mungan, Elif Shafak, Latife Tekin, and other Turkish writers....

Cassi Elton puts a book away in the Bookmobile on Sunday Nov. 20, 2022.

Antelope Lending Library faithfully serves Iowa City area for 10 years and counting

Charlotte McManus, Arts Reporter November 29, 2022

Cassandra Elton first noticed the need for a bookmobile in Johnson County as a graduate student at the University of Iowa. While working toward her master’s in library and information science, she...

Contributed photo from Jeff Deutsch.

Ask the Author | Jeff Deutsch

Anaka Sanders, Arts Reporter November 29, 2022

Author and bookseller Jeff Deutsch is the Director of the Seminary Co-op Bookstores in Chicago, Illinois. The Seminary Co-op Bookstores are comprised of two independent bookstores, the Seminary Co-op,...

Contributed photo from Rob Merritt.

‘The Flick’ to bring human connection and expression to Riverside Theatre

Stella Shipman, Arts Reporter November 29, 2022

In an age of digitization and inability to connect, an emotional tale about communication — and lack thereof — between people led to the creation of “The Flick.” Riverside Theatre will present...

Review | “All Quiet on the Western Front” captures the horrors of war, but not without flaws

Review | “All Quiet on the Western Front” captures the horrors of war, but not without flaws

Colin Votzmeyer, News Reporter November 20, 2022

“All Quiet on the Western Front” is a German epic film that accurately, although not flawlessly, captures the terror and pain of World War I. The film, released to Netflix streaming on Oct....

Adam Meisterhans plays a guitar at a show at Gabe’s in Iowa City on Nov. 17, 2022.

Indie band Slaughter Beach, Dog rocks Gabe’s

Charlotte McManus, Arts Reporter November 19, 2022

Slaughter Beach, Dog, an indie-rock band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, have amassed millions of fans with their sincere tone and echoey, delicate guitar. When Gabe’s filled with concertgoers Thursday...

Adam Meisterhans plays a guitar during a show at Gabe’s in Iowa City on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022.

Photos: Slaughter Beach, Dog at Gabe’s

Lilly Stence, Photojournalist November 18, 2022

Slaughter Beach, Dog an alternative band, played at Gabe's on Thursday. Slaughter Beach, Dog is originally from Philadelphia. Many of their songs were created in 2017.

New UI European Ceramics Studio study abroad course headed to Rome

New UI European Ceramics Studio study abroad course headed to Rome

Anaka Sanders, Arts Reporter November 18, 2022

A class of University of Iowa students will travel to Rome, Italy this winter to learn about ceramics in both a studio setting and at historical sites. Andrew Casto, UI School of Art and Art History...

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