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Stevie Haley Delgado sits by her sculpture in the Visual Arts Building on Feb. 27, 2023.

Sculpture and Intermedia Open House promises unique artistic and visual experience

Emma Gaughan, Arts Reporter March 2, 2023

Art from more than 35 University of Iowa students and faculty members of all experience levels will be on display at the Sculpture and Intermedia Art Open House in the Visual Arts Building on  March...

Dancers perform during a dress rehearsal for the UI Dance Company’s Home Concert at Space Place Theater on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2023.

UI Dance Company Home Concert showcases themes of planet betterment

Grace Westergaard , Arts Reporter February 28, 2023

Two dances by the University of Iowa Dance Company left the audience inspired and curious through stellar storytelling from choreographers and dancers. The dance company performed its annual Home...

Bahri Karacay (left) and Volkan Orhon (right) perform at the  Congregational United Church of Christ in Iowa City for an Earthquake Benefit Concert for Turkey and Syria on Saturday Feb 25, 2023. The Benefit was put on by Orhon, a University of Iowa Professor.

IC community and UI School of Music come together for earthquake benefit concert for Turkey and Syria

Emma Gaughan, Arts Reporter February 26, 2023

As the sun reflected the colors of stained-glass windows across the walls of the church, University of Iowa School of Music professors and other musicians gave emotional performances at a benefit...

Film Scene is seen in downtown Iowa City on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022.

Iowa City’s One Book Two Book festival fully back in person

Grace Westergaard, Arts Reporter February 21, 2023

Iowa City’s One Book Two Book festival is notorious for celebrating student writing. This year’s festival is back after two years of cancellations and accommodations because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning...

Jean Ivonne Keller auditions for a spot in Jarod Valencia-Cheng’s upcoming fashion show “Come As You Are” on Friday, Feb. 17, 2023. Valencia-Cheng’s fashion show will take place in March.

Upcoming fashion show at Tru Coffee organized by UI senior promotes thrifting and authentic self-expression

Stella Shipman, Arts Reporter February 21, 2023

Style can say a lot about a person. Jarod Valencia-Cheng, a University of Iowa senior who is planning a fashion show at Tru Coffee, wants style to say everything. Valencia-Cheng started collaborating...

Photo by David J Murray

Hancher to present ‘Pilobolus’ dance company for both of their 50th anniversaries

Stella Shipman, Arts Reporter January 30, 2023

A cross-country skier, a fencer, and a pole vaulter walk into a dance composition class in college — they emerge with a routine that completely revolutionizes dance and movement. This is the origin...

A customer walks out of John’s Grocery in Iowa City on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023.

Earl May Garden Center, John’s Grocery team up to host ‘Hops & Houseplants Speed Dating’

Ariana Lessard, Assistant Arts Editor January 25, 2023

Drinking in a greenhouse is not how many might picture their Friday afternoon, but Iowa City’s Earl May Garden Center and John’s Grocery made it happen. “Hops & Houseplants Speed Dating”...

Concert goers gather outside Englert Theatre in Iowa City on Saturday, April 9, 2022.

Iowa City Area Chinese Association celebrates Lunar New Year at the Englert

Emma Gaughan, Arts Reporter January 24, 2023

Lunar New Year is the start of the lunar calendar — a celebration of new beginnings, reunion, and family. The holiday is honored through music, dance, and food, all of which could be found at...

Created by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas
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‘STOMP’ brings rhythm and joy to Hancher

Stella Shipman, Arts Reporter January 24, 2023

On Saturday afternoon, shadows cast by white stage lights danced across the walls of Hancher Auditorium as deep bass and the sharp stomping of boots reverberated through the audience like a heartbeat. Every...

Created by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas
© Steve McNicholas

Hancher to present ‘STOMP’ for Golden Anniversary season

Stella Shipman, Arts Reporter January 19, 2023

Brooms sweeping across a stage, steel barrels of all sizes being drummed in rhythmic harmony, boots meeting the ground with power and passion, and fierce choreography are in store for audiences attending...

Photo courtesy of Brink Literary Journal.

‘Brink Literary Journal’ holds contest for hybrid writing

Stella Shipman, Arts Reporter January 17, 2023

Printed with colorful imagery and compelling literary pieces spanning genres, the Brink Literary Journal in Iowa City offers a creative outlet for both readers and writers. Now, writers have the opportunity...

The sign for Mindfulness in the museum is seen at the Stanley Museum of Art, in Iowa City on Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. The event happens every Friday

Stanley Museum of Art partners with Student Wellness and Koru Mindfulness to bring students ‘Mindfulness in the Museum’

Emma Gaughan, Arts Reporter December 11, 2022

Student Wellness at the University of Iowa is partnering with Koru Mindfulness and the Stanley Art Museum to teach students stress management and relaxation techniques through meditation. The museum...

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