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Luther Bangert juggles at Chauncey Swan Park in Iowa City on Friday, May 6, 2022.

Iowa City juggler to perform multimedia show “Distillations”

Anaka Sanders, Arts Reporter May 11, 2022

As a popular circus act or backyard party trick, juggling seems like it could mean nothing more. However, Iowa City juggler and performer Luther Bangert might beg to differ. His new contemporary...

Party attendees take a selfie at Gabe’s during The Taylor Party: Taylor Swift Night on Friday, May 6th, 2022.

Swifties gather at Gabe’s for Taylor Swift Night

Jami Martin-Trainor, Arts Reporter May 7, 2022

Throughout the years, Taylor Swift has gone through a great deal of transformations. From albums like Fearless to Reputation to Lover, the musician’s work varies in mood and energy.  After spending...

Yifeng Zhang, a dancer performing in An Evening of Chinese Performing Art poses for a portrait at the Field House in Iowa City on Tuesday, April 26, 2022.

Iowa City Area Chinese Association to host performing arts night in honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage month

Sydney Hurley, Arts Reporter April 28, 2022

In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander heritage month, the Iowa City Area Chinese Association will host an evening of performing arts to explore a range of cultures and artistic mediums. The...

The 2022 EPX Gaming Con is shown at the Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City on Saturday, April 23, 2022.

EPX Con 2022 brings speakers from Blizzard, Epic Games, and Pixar Animation Studio

Ariana Lessard, Arts Reporter April 24, 2022

On Saturday, about a dozen students sat in the Iowa Memorial Union’s Big Ten Theater for the entire day, listening to speakers with University of Iowa ties explain their paths to success in coding,...

Model Samalya Thenuwara poses during a Recycled Runway fashion show at Becker Communication Studies Building in Iowa City on Friday, April 22, 2022.

Style and sustainability meet for Earth Day fashion show

Olivia Augustine, Arts Reporter April 22, 2022

This Earth Day, students at the University of Iowa brought fashion and sustainability together with the Recycled Runway fashion show, where models strutted a runway decorated with greenery while wearing...

Model Christina Sullivan poses during a Recycled Runway fashion show at Becker Communication Studies Building in Iowa City on Friday, April 22, 2022. To celebrate Earth Day, the fashion show featured nine models in recycled clothing made by student designers. The clothing consisted of plastic bags and other sustainable materials.

Photos: Recycled Runway fashion show

Grace Smith, Photo Editor April 22, 2022

The University of Iowa’s Event Management Workshop class hosted the Recycled Runway fashion show in Becker Communication Studies Building on Earth Day.  The show’s preparation began in January...

Slight Sounds ASMR poses for a portrait at FilmScene in Iowa City on Thursday, April 21, 2022. Slight Sounds YouTube channel has accumulated over 310k subscribers and currently features 330 videos. (Isabella Cervantes/The Daily Iowan)

FilmScene presents night of spectacle, horror, and ASMR

Josie Fischels, Managing Editor April 21, 2022

Slight Sounds ASMR welcomes the peculiar.  After all, the 28-year-old former Iowa City resident has turned filming and editing YouTube videos in which she whispers to, brushes, and lightly taps...

Lilah Ward Shepherds work is seen in the Visual Arts Building at the University of Iowa on Monday, April 18, 2022. The exhibit is open April 18-22.

UI students form fiber arts exhibition

Anaka Sanders, Arts Reporter April 18, 2022

Sun rays beamed through the Drewelowe Gallery’s front window, shining on the colorful work of fiber media artists in the We Need Fibers exhibition. The room flooded with yarn and thread hanging from...

Model Brooke Tarvin walks down the runway at the Fashion Is Murder fashion show in the Trumpet Blossom Cafe on Friday, April 15, 2022.

‘Fashion is Murder’ launch party at Trumpet Blossom Cafe

Jami Martin-Trainor, Arts Reporter April 16, 2022

Fashion lover and DJ Kane Edwards had the intention of making a comic or zine in Iowa City for years. Tonight, that intention became a reality — what started as a project to highlight Edwards and...

Sean Thomas Boyt performs their dance thesis piece titled, Seanshuuraka in Space Place Theatre on Monday, April 11, 2022.

Three-part UI Dance Thesis Concert to premiere at Space Place Theatre

Jami Martin-Trainor, Arts Reporter April 11, 2022

For over a year, three University of Iowa MFA candidates in the department of dance have been preparing for the culmination of their educational careers. Katie Phelan, Darrius Gray, and Sean Boyt...

Performers representing Latin America dance at the Walk it Out: Multicultural Fashion Show at the Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City on Saturday, April 9, 2022. Seven cultural groups were represented.

Walk it Out Multicultural Fashion Show celebrates culture across the world

Jami Martin-Trainor, Arts Reporter April 10, 2022

The Walk it Out Multicultural Fashion Show had one primary goal — to show culture as something fun. If the applause and audience turnout for the event are anything to go by, then the show was a wild...

Beach Bunnys Lili Trifilio sings at the Englert Theatre as part of the Mission Creek Festival in Iowa City on Friday, April 8, 2022.

Mission Creek Festival returns to rock Iowa City

Ariana Lessard, Arts Reporter April 10, 2022

The lights dim, and for a moment, everyone holds their breath in anticipation. A guitar riff pierces the silence, and the Mission Creek Festival commences.  The Mission Creek Festival, spanning...

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