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The construction of the Stanley Museum is shown on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021.

Stanley Museum of Art set to open next fall with inaugural collection

Anaka Sanders, Arts Reporter September 16, 2021

The floods of 2008 ravaged the former home of the University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art. Now, the new museum will be flooded with art, old and new, by notable UI alumni and teachers. With the...

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Director and producer of ‘Hunger Ward’ use art for justice

Scout Adams, Arts Reporter September 15, 2021

The director and producer of the Oscar-nominated film Hunger Ward, Skye Fitzgerald and University of Iowa graduate Michael Sheuerman, visited Iowa City on Tuesday to conduct lectures and spread the...

A flag hangs at the entrance to The Flag Project exhibit at the Artifactory in Iowa City on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021.

A snapshot of history: ArtiFactory unveils 9/11 memorial gallery

Olivia Augustine, Arts Reporter September 14, 2021

When the twin towers fell — 20 years ago last Saturday — the U.S. was undeniably changed forever. This was felt all over the country, demonstrated by the millions of American flags flown. For...

University of Iowa junior Kayd Nissen records footage at a Clear Creek Amana high school football practice on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021.

Student Spotlight: TikTok famous football filmmaker

Parker Jones, Arts Reporter September 14, 2021

With over 390,000 followers on TikTok, student videographer Kayd Nissen has already found success doing what he loves — sports filmmaking.  A University of Iowa junior double majoring in journalism...

Acquisitions editor at University of Iowa Press and Ph.D. candidate for the University of Iowa English department Meredith Stabel poses for a portrait at the Kuhl House on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021.

Ask the Author: Meredith Stabel

Maddie Johnston, Arts Editor September 13, 2021

UI English doctoral candidate and UI Press Editor Meredith Stabel published her first book, Radicals: Audacious Writings by American Women, alongside her co-editor Zachary Turpin, on June 15, 2021. The...

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‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ steals the hearts of Marvel fans.

Olivia Augustine, Arts Reporter September 13, 2021

For fans of Marvel Studios, 2021 has been a busy year filled with new releases, and its very newest addition, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, is no disappointment. Directed by Destin Daniel...

Willow Creek Theater Co. presented Melancholy Play by Sarah Ruhl and directed by Regen Kuker. This play was preformed on Thursday the 9th through Sunday the 12th. The play follows a young woman Tilly who seems to attract everyone she meets until her melancholy goes away and her connections change.

Willow Creek Theatre Company holds ‘Melancholy Play’

Anaka Sanders, Arts Reporter September 12, 2021

It was a quiet Thursday night at the theatre. The dim lighting and pre-show soundtrack of Taylor Swift gave a whimsical feel to what was yet to come. Right before the beginning of the show a cellist,...

A shot of Elray's Live and Dive neon sign taken from the roof of said establishment in Iowa City on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020.

Sneezy performed their new album at Elray’s Live and Dive

Anaka Sanders, Arts Reporter September 12, 2021

Members of Sneezy said their new album Open Doors is a rebirth for the band. Since the pandemic, the Chicago-based funk group has focused its energy into strengthening songwriting and creativity. Sneezy...

Step Afrika! dance troupe to perform at Hancher

Step Afrika! dance troupe to perform at Hancher

Delaney Orewiler , Arts Reporter September 9, 2021

In 1739, 20 enslaved Africans in the American colony of South Carolina used their drums to initiate a revolt against their slaveholders. This drive for freedom, known as the Stono Rebellion, caused widespread...

Englert’s weekly ‘Stages’ performance to feature Iowa City singer-songwriter Sean Tyler

Englert’s weekly ‘Stages’ performance to feature Iowa City singer-songwriter Sean Tyler

Delaney Orewiler, Arts Reporter September 8, 2021

For many musicians born and raised in Iowa City, playing at the Englert Theatre, whether live or virtually, is a dream come true. For Iowa City singer-songwriter Sean Tyler, this is accurate. On Wednesday,...

Englert Theatre to host fashion exhibit

Englert Theatre to host fashion exhibit

Anaka Sanders, Arts Reporter September 8, 2021

Olive Phan, or better known as YAZZIEWONPHON in the art world, comes from a printmaking background. Two years ago, she learned that soft fabrics can be manipulated to change their composition with...

The new mural in the University of Iowa’s Currier Residence Hall is seen on Sept. 2, 2021.

New mural tells story of first five Black women to integrate UI residence halls

Maddie Johnston, Arts Editor September 7, 2021

In fall 1946, Virginia Harper became one of the first non-white-passing Black women to integrate a University of Iowa residence hall. Now, an image of her face appears alongside the faces of four other...

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