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Saturday March 25th
International Mondays Airs 9:30 pm - 10:37 pm, Saturday March 25th Presented by Dr. James Giblin, UI Professor of African History
Visiting Author Airs 10:37 pm - 11:24 pm, Saturday March 25th Talks about her new book The Magic Thief: Found
Sunday March 26th
Preschool Storytime Airs 6:00 am - 6:22 am, Sunday March 26th Preschool Storytime: Teddy Bear Day! To celebrate the anniversary of Winnie the Pooh we will be hosting a Teddy Bear Day for preschoolers and their families
Preschool Storytime Airs 6:30 am - 6:48 am, Sunday March 26th
Storytime with Casey Airs 7:00 am - 7:19 am, Sunday March 26th
Preschool Storytime Airs 7:30 am - 7:56 am, Sunday March 26th In honor of the special 75th anniversary of H.A. Rey’s classic tale Curious George, Casey and Mari are performing a musical storytime to fulfill your curiosity about a lovable monkey with an endless sense of discovery. We will share a Curious George storybook on the big screen and you can listen and sing a long to several songs from "Sing-A-Longs and Lullabies for the Film Curious George."
Winter Break Speical Airs 8:00 am - 8:34 am, Sunday March 26th Winter Break Special: Shimek After School Special Holiday Extravaganza Pop and rock with Shimek Elementary students
Preschool Storytime with Casey Airs 8:34 am - 8:52 am, Sunday March 26th
Summer Reading Program Airs 9:00 am - 9:53 am, Sunday March 26th Meet some animals you may recognize from your backyard and learn how to keep them safe in this conservation program with Johnson County Naturalist Sydney Algreen
Family Special Airs 10:00 am - 10:54 am, Sunday March 26th Family Special: MADCAP Puppets present "The Cinderella Files"
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:00 am - 11:26 am, Sunday March 26th It's happy feet time when Adam and friends are in the house. With toe-tapping, high energy guitar and piano music guaranteed to tickle your funny bone.
Preschool Dance Party Airs 11:30 am - 11:57 am, Sunday March 26th Preschool Dance Party with Kate Jochum
Irving Weber Days Airs 12:00 pm - 12:40 pm, Sunday March 26th
Irving Weber Days Airs 1:00 pm - 1:55 pm, Sunday March 26th The Secret Lives of Houses: How to Research your House's History. Learn from Alicia Trimble, Executive Director of Friends of Historic Preservation how to research the history of your home or a building.
Eco Iowa City Airs 2:00 pm - 3:03 pm, Sunday March 26th Discover what you can do to improve water quality at your home by capturing the rain that falls on your property. Learn about best management practices including rain barrels, rain gardens and more to improve water quality and reduce the quantity of water that runs off your property. By Amy Bouska, Urban Conservationist with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardships-Division of Soil Conservation.
Eco Iowa City Airs 3:03 pm - 3:58 pm, Sunday March 26th Public presentation about backyard composting.
Community Forum Airs 4:00 pm - 5:03 pm, Sunday March 26th Juliet B. Schor
Money Smart Week Airs 5:03 pm - 5:59 pm, Sunday March 26th Jennifer Broich and Katie Carmody of the University of Iowa Community Credit Union will present Understanding Credit Scores. Learn how to interpret a credit report, the actions that can have a negative impact on your credit, and how to improve your credit. Avoiding Identity Theft.
Big Brain Airs 6:00 pm - 6:52 pm, Sunday March 26th
Community Singing Airs 7:00 pm - 8:31 pm, Sunday March 26th Barbara McAfee is a voice coach, singer/songwriter, keynote speaker, and author will describe the concept of a “comfort choir” and share the story of the Morning Star Singers
Happy Birthday Charles Dickens Airs 8:31 pm - 9:52 pm, Sunday March 26th In honor of Charles Dickens’ 200th Birthday, the Iowa City Public Library will hold a panel discussion on Charles Dickens, his novel Oliver Twist, and how his work continues to speak to the issues our community faces today. Panelists include: Teresa Mangum, Professor of Victorian Literature in the University of Iowa English Department Jeffrey Cox, Professor of British Social, Imperial, and Religious History in the University of Iowa History Department Miriam Gilbert, Professor of Shakespeare, drama, and performance criticism in the University of Iowa English Department Sarah Benson Witry, Food Bank and Emergency Assistance Director at The Crisis Center of Johnson County
Irving Weber Days Airs 10:00 pm - 10:55 pm, Sunday March 26th The Secret Lives of Houses: How to Research your House's History. Learn from Alicia Trimble, Executive Director of Friends of Historic Preservation how to research the history of your home or a building.
Monday March 27th
School's Out Special Airs 6:00 am - 7:03 am, Monday March 27th Kick up your heels, whirl, and twirl to the Irish tunes of the Beggarmen.
Toddler Storytime Airs 7:03 am - 7:25 am, Monday March 27th Todder Storytime with Morgan
Preschool Storytime Airs 7:30 am - 7:59 am, Monday March 27th
Iowa City Community Theatre Airs 8:00 am - 9:14 am, Monday March 27th
History For Lunch Airs 9:14 am - 9:54 am, Monday March 27th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
Family Storytime Speical Airs 10:00 am - 10:30 am, Monday March 27th Join violin-fiddle duo Tricia Park and Taylor Morris in this special family concert as they explore a genre-bending program of music from traditional classical fair to contemporary world music as well as American and Celtic fiddle tunes
Family Special Airs 10:30 am - 10:54 am, Monday March 27th Join Orchestra Iowa's talented woodwind quartet as they introduce preschool-aged children to the beat of the orchestra! Focused on fun and learning, Pied Piper Concerts offer children the opportunity to enjoy an up-close and personal chamber concert absolutely FREE!
Caped Crusaders Airs 11:00 am - 11:25 am, Monday March 27th Caped Crusaders: Scott Koepke New Pi Soilmates organic garden educator, Scott Koepke, is kicking off the summer reading program with a sprout! Come learn about composting, the plant life cycle and get your hands dirty gardening with Scott.
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:25 am - 11:57 am, Monday March 27th Today Emily Jia will be helping us celebrate the Lantern Festival! Traditionally celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month in the lunar calendar, the Lantern Festival marks the last day of the Chinese or lunar New Year celebration.
Vietnam Syndrome Airs 11:57 am - 12:58 pm, Monday March 27th Dr. Derek Buckaloo, American History Professor, Coe College, discusses "Vietnam Syndrome: Iowa's Call to Duty." Learn more about history as well as the African American Museum of Iowa, located in Cedar Rapids. part of ASRP
One of A Kind Airs 1:00 pm - 1:32 pm, Monday March 27th Ellen Buchanan interviews Bruce Gantz, doctor of Otolaryngology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
One of A Kind Airs 1:32 pm - 2:04 pm, Monday March 27th
One of a Kind Airs 2:04 pm - 2:36 pm, Monday March 27th
School's Out Special Airs 3:00 pm - 3:51 pm, Monday March 27th Kick up your heels to Irish music, dancing, and a St. Patrick's Day celebration featuring Acoustic Mayhem and We 3 Riverdancers. This Spring Break event is free and open to families and children of all ages.
School's Out Special Airs 4:00 pm - 4:40 pm, Monday March 27th "Magic's Best Kept Secret" David Casas performs awesome tricks of magic using slight of hand, audience participation, and comedy guaranteed to tickle your funny bone.
Summer Reading Program Special Airs 5:00 pm - 5:31 pm, Monday March 27th Join East Central Iowa Council of Government's Environmental Educator Kristin Simon as she teaches us about recycling, waste reduction and gas.
Winter Break Family Special Airs 5:31 pm - 5:59 pm, Monday March 27th It's a musical extravaganza featuring Electric Jumping Horse Studio's Deanne Wortman as she narrates this tiny tale of love and friendship. Musical accompaniment by L & M Music, dance with Nora Garda of InterDance and Edith Barragan, and puppetry with Kidspectacular. Costumes by Lisa Belladonna Nyx.
One of a Kind Airs 6:00 pm - 6:39 pm, Monday March 27th
One of a Kind Airs 6:39 pm - 7:11 pm, Monday March 27th
Author Interview Airs 7:11 pm - 8:10 pm, Monday March 27th Katherine Habley interviews children's author Deborah Wiles about her life and work.
Author Interview Airs 8:10 pm - 8:54 pm, Monday March 27th A brand new teen series from Iowa City's own Jennifer Banash! Jennifer will be reading from the first book in her new series and will be available to answer questions about the writing process and upcoming Elite series titles.
Big Read Airs 8:54 pm - 9:56 pm, Monday March 27th Join us at the Iowa City Public Library as local area experts discuss the works of Bradbury and his lasting impact on the science fiction genre.
Eco Iowa City Airs 10:00 pm - 11:21 pm, Monday March 27th Join ECO Iowa City to learn how to make a simple rain barrel to improve water quality and reduce the amount of runoff at your home. Presentation by Chant Eicke, Master Gardener and environmental scientist and wetland delineator with EarthView Environmental, LLC.
Tuesday March 28th
School's Out Special Airs 6:00 am - 7:01 am, Tuesday March 28th Join our friends from the University of Iowa Department of Physics and Astronomy for an electrifying and explosive program guaranteed to shock and amaze you.
Family Storytime Airs 7:01 am - 7:26 am, Tuesday March 28th wut, nancy
Family Storytime Airs 7:30 am - 7:52 am, Tuesday March 28th
International Writing Program Airs 8:00 am - 9:33 am, Tuesday March 28th
Author Visit Airs 9:33 am - 9:53 am, Tuesday March 28th Iowa City Community School visiting children's author Grace Lin.
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:34 am, Tuesday March 28th
Book Babies Airs 10:34 am - 11:05 am, Tuesday March 28th Join Stacey Kelly, Balance Yoga studio. Stacey will teach you and your baby, poses, songs, and games...all with the benefits of yoga!
Chinese Book Babies Airs 11:05 am - 11:30 am, Tuesday March 28th Book Babies will host Emily Jia. Emily will introduce families to Chinese language.
Book Babies Special Airs 11:30 am - 11:58 am, Tuesday March 28th Lauren Willberg ofPreucil School of Music’s, Music Together will lead a special Book Babies program. Stop by to learn some new songs and have a great time singing and dancing together!
One of A Kind Airs 12:00 pm - 12:28 pm, Tuesday March 28th Ellen Buchanan interviews David Hensley of the UI Entrepreneurship Center.
One of a Kind Airs 12:28 pm - 1:03 pm, Tuesday March 28th
Visiting Author Airs 1:03 pm - 2:04 pm, Tuesday March 28th Augusten Burroughs reads from his newest work.
John Coy Airs 2:04 pm - 3:05 pm, Tuesday March 28th Many boys don�t like to read. Why? In a first grade class most students are excited about letters and words and eager to learn this code. By fourth and fifth grade, however, many boys have decided they don�t like reading. John Coy, the 2010 ICPL Author in Residence, will explore some of the reasons boys get turned off from reading and offer specific suggestions to address the genuine interests of boys and engage them in reading.
Summer Reading Program Airs 3:05 pm - 3:52 pm, Tuesday March 28th Celebrated author Jack Gantos shares stories of his life and creative process with our K-6th grade audience.
Summer Reading Program Airs 4:00 pm - 4:54 pm, Tuesday March 28th Our favorite reptile guy brings a variety of not-so-slimy creatures including a boa constrictor, cayman, lizards, and other assorted exotic critters from the wild.
Summer Reading Program Airs 5:00 pm - 5:50 pm, Tuesday March 28th Follow the clues and take a mystery trip around the world with super sleuth Deanne Wortman, John Lake, and Habeas Corpus members Nora Garda and Mark McCusker. K-6th grade.
Beekeeping in Iowa Airs 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm, Tuesday March 28th intro to the documentary screening of "More than Honey"
Iowa and the 2010 Census Airs 7:00 pm - 7:56 pm, Tuesday March 28th State Data Coordinator, Beth Henning, talks about Iowa and the 2010 census as well as sharing interesting census facts about Iowa.
Adult Summer Reading Program Airs 8:00 pm - 8:59 pm, Tuesday March 28th Adult Summer Reading Program - Carnegie Libraries of Iowa
Johnson County Historical Society Presents Airs 9:00 pm - 9:22 pm, Tuesday March 28th
Johnson County Historical Society Presents Airs 9:30 pm - 10:36 pm, Tuesday March 28th
Big Brain Airs 10:36 pm - 11:28 pm, Tuesday March 28th
Wednesday March 29th
Summer Reading Program Airs 6:00 am - 7:02 am, Wednesday March 29th The Dinosaur Lady is back with her full-scale T Rex head, dino models, fossils, mini museum, and the scoop on the latest fossil finds. With artist and paleontologist Carolyn Richard.
Toddler Storytime Airs 7:02 am - 7:22 am, Wednesday March 29th Join Elizabeth for stories and a special visit from Elephant and Piggie!
Family Storytime Airs 7:30 am - 7:58 am, Wednesday March 29th
Tell Me Your Story Airs 8:00 am - 8:29 am, Wednesday March 29th Ellen Buchanan interviews Hayden Fry, University of Iowa head football coach, about his distinguished athletic and coaching careers.
Tell Me Your Story Airs 8:30 am - 9:08 am, Wednesday March 29th Ellen Buchanan interviews University of Iowa wrestling coach Dan Gable.
Tell Me Your Story Airs 9:08 am - 9:37 am, Wednesday March 29th
Family Special Airs 10:00 am - 10:24 am, Wednesday March 29th Join Orchestra Iowa's talented woodwind quartet as they introduce preschool-aged children to the beat of the orchestra! Focused on fun and learning, Pied Piper Concerts offer children the opportunity to enjoy an up-close and personal chamber concert absolutely FREE!
Storytime Puppet Special Airs 10:24 am - 11:02 am, Wednesday March 29th Eulenspiegel's adaptation of this beloved Grimms fairy tale uses delightfully crafted miniature Bohemian marionettes created by puppeteer Monica Leo. The set is an extra-large pop-up storybook also designed and created by Leo. The script, laced with wit and whimsy, was written by puppeteer Teri Jean Breitbach. The production was directed by well-known director Michael Sokoloff. In addition to seven puppets, the cast includes a wacky, flamboyant storyteller who relates to the audience as well as the puppets.
Caped Crusaders Airs 11:02 am - 11:27 am, Wednesday March 29th Caped Crusaders: Scott Koepke New Pi Soilmates organic garden educator, Scott Koepke, is kicking off the summer reading program with a sprout! Come learn about composting, the plant life cycle and get your hands dirty gardening with Scott.
Family Storytime Airs 11:30 am - 12:00 pm, Wednesday March 29th Dancers from the Champagne Irish Dance studio will be performing for us today! We will be learning about, watching and participating in some traditional Irish dances.
Linzee McCray and Linda Gerdner Airs 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Wednesday March 29th Linzee McCray reads from Art Quilts of the Midwest and Linda Gerdner reads from Hmong Story Cloths: Preserving Historical & Cultural Treasures. Some work will be on display during the event.
History of Iowa City's Grocery Stores Airs 1:00 pm - 2:09 pm, Wednesday March 29th Part of the 2015 Weber on Wednesdays series. Tom Schulein, citizen historian, will present a program on the history of Iowa City grocery stores from the corner store to the superstore. Co-sponsored b the Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center.
ICPL Grand Opening Celebration Airs 2:09 pm - 2:41 pm, Wednesday March 29th 06-12-04
Summer Reading Program Airs 3:00 pm - 3:47 pm, Wednesday March 29th Join the musical fun with Euforquestra and kicks up your heels to their rollicking Blue Grass tunes.
Zoop, Gap, Zar with Dino O'Dell Airs 4:00 pm - 4:48 pm, Wednesday March 29th Do you speak space alien? Would you like to? Then be sure to come by today's concert with musician, storyteller and picture book author, Dino O'Dell!
Summer Reading Program Airs 4:48 pm - 5:27 pm, Wednesday March 29th Travel Down Under for some of Deanne's tall tales accompanied by the melodies of Scott Koepke and his didgeridoo. Followed by "Sun and the Moon" African Tale with Kidspectacular.
Summer Reading Program Airs 5:27 pm - 6:02 pm, Wednesday March 29th Deanne knows how to tickle your funny bone with her tall tales, accompanied by Ken on the cello. Make-a-mask crafts and Australian activity sheets.
All Iowa Reads 2011 Airs 6:02 pm - 6:54 pm, Wednesday March 29th Susan Craig and George Minot discuss the novel Sing Them Home by Stephanie Kallos
Ralph Ellison & the Cultural Ambassadors of Jazz Airs 7:00 pm - 8:01 pm, Wednesday March 29th In celebration of UNESCO's International Jazz Day, the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature presents an event that celebrates the intersection of jazz with he work of the writer Ralph Ellison. Horace Porter, F. Wendell Miller Professor of English & American Studies at the University of Iowa, will discuss Ellison's work. Throughout the program, a jazz ensemble will performance songs composed or made famous by jazz artists who connected with Ellison, including Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker and Louis Armstrong. The ensemble includes University of Iowa professors Damani Phillips (saxophone) and James Dreier (drums), and UI students Blake Shaw (bass) and Grace Leong (piano).
Prelude to Jazz Airs 8:01 pm - 9:41 pm, Wednesday March 29th
International Mondays Airs 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Wednesday March 29th The role of multinational corporations and U.S. foreign policy in the perpetuation of human rights violations in Colombia. With guest speakers David Goodner and Megan Felt, UI students
Thursday March 30th
Book Babies Airs 6:00 am - 6:21 am, Thursday March 30th Book Babies program consists of rhymes, songs, and short stories designed to stimulate your baby's language development. We ask that there be a lap for every baby.
Family Storytime Airs 6:30 am - 6:59 am, Thursday March 30th
Family Storytime Airs 7:00 am - 7:28 am, Thursday March 30th nancy
Family Storytime Airs 7:30 am - 7:56 am, Thursday March 30th
Four Seasons Garden Club Airs 8:00 am - 8:48 am, Thursday March 30th
Eco Iowa City Airs 9:00 am - 9:59 am, Thursday March 30th Rowan Jacobsen will read from his new work American Terroir as part of Field to Family.
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:31 am, Thursday March 30th Preschool Storytime: Sing & Play & Learn Today with Becky Foerstner from West Music.
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:31 am - 10:50 am, Thursday March 30th Today Sara May and Lauren will be joining us from the Preucil School of Music, Music Together program. They will be sharing songs, fingerplays and action rhymes with children and their families.
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:50 am - 11:29 am, Thursday March 30th Come get in the Halloween spirit with the author and illustrator of My Very Silly Monster, Tim Read!
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:30 am - 11:51 am, Thursday March 30th Today Sara May and Lauren will be joining us from the Preucil School of Music, Music Together program. They will be sharing songs, fingerplays and action rhymes with children and their families.
Big Brain Airs 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm, Thursday March 30th
Poetry For Lunch Airs 1:00 pm - 1:57 pm, Thursday March 30th Presented by Poets from the Writer's Workshop at University of Iowa, Keith Driver, Eduardo Corral, Sabrina Mark, Elizabeth Katz, and Margaret LeMay. Hosted by Maureen Delaney
Poetry in Motion Airs 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm, Thursday March 30th Paulene Aspel read by Ron Prosser with Kara Logsden Video Liz Rolfsmeier
School's Out Special Airs 3:00 pm - 3:44 pm, Thursday March 30th Come join the fun, surprises, and magical mayhem of Cedar Rapids' master magician.
School's Out Special Airs 4:00 pm - 4:44 pm, Thursday March 30th with Kevin Burt and Tony Brown
Family Storytime Airs 4:44 pm - 5:47 pm, Thursday March 30th As part of the Scandanavian/Nordicfest, The Maia Quartet will perform the world premiere of Pierre Jalbert's "Thumbelina," accompanied by a theatrical reading of the classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen. Then they will accompany the Library's Kidspectacular drama troupe in a topsy turvy version of "The Princess and The Pea". In spite of the Quartet's classical musical accompaniment, Kidspectacular still manage to add a zany twist to this puppet and creative dramatics show.
Big Brain Airs 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm, Thursday March 30th
Johnson County Historical Society Presents Airs 7:00 pm - 8:10 pm, Thursday March 30th
Irving B. Weber Statue Airs 8:10 pm - 8:39 pm, Thursday March 30th The documentary about the creation of the Irving B. Weber statue that is on the corner of Iowa Avenue and Linn Street in Downtown Iowa City.
ICPL Groundbreaking Airs 8:39 pm - 9:04 pm, Thursday March 30th 01-12-02
ICPL Opening Airs 9:04 pm - 9:46 pm, Thursday March 30th
One of a Kind Airs 10:36 pm - 11:10 pm, Thursday March 30th Phil Leff
One of a Kind Airs 11:10 pm - 11:43 pm, Thursday March 30th
Friday March 31st
Book Babies Airs 6:00 am - 6:28 am, Friday March 31st Music is the Word: Book Babies with special guests West Music
Kidspectacular Airs 6:30 am - 6:59 am, Friday March 31st The kids find booty
Storytime Specail Airs 7:00 am - 7:23 am, Friday March 31st In celebration and recognition of Earth Day we are hosting a special shadow puppet performance featuring original music, by Sea Beast Puppets. The History of Light was originally commissioned for Earth Day and is a great way to learn about the history and future of this important resource.
Choose Your Own Adventure Airs 7:30 am - 7:58 am, Friday March 31st This event is designed for boys Grades 3-6 and their fathers (or primary parent or guardian), and will include activities (putt putt golf, Wii games, bicycle tire and brake repair, taking apart a computer, rod and reel casting, and more!) that will appeal to their penchant for action, hands on exploration, competition, and a "touch of danger", while encouraging them to become interested in reading and using books. Refreshments and safety gear provided.
Beekeeping in Iowa Airs 8:00 am - 8:55 am, Friday March 31st intro to the documentary screening of "More than Honey"
All Iowa Reads Airs 9:00 am - 9:58 am, Friday March 31st Leif Enger 10-18-03
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:34 am, Friday March 31st "The Magic Paint Brush" with Deanne Wortman
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:34 am - 11:01 am, Friday March 31st
Family Special Storytime Airs 11:01 am - 11:31 am, Friday March 31st Kidspectacular presents "Red Riding in the Hickory Hill Hood" and "Frog and Toad Are Friends," followed by Spring Fling fun activities and "Tell Us Your Family Story" with The Carnaval Arts project.
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:31 am - 11:55 am, Friday March 31st Preschool Storytime : Peter Rabbit Puppet Show with Deanne, Scott, and Debbie. Mr. McGregor is out to catch the pesky old Peter Rabbit who keeps stealing veggies from his garden.
International Writing Program Airs 12:00 pm - 1:31 pm, Friday March 31st
International Authors Airs 1:31 pm - 2:55 pm, Friday March 31st In what ways has translating, or writing across more than one language, been important to literary thinking and/or creative process - your own, or of an author you admire. Presenters: Fflur Daffyd, Vicente Groyon, Soheil Najm, Lijia Zhang The International Authors program series provides an opportunity for the community to meet and converse with Writers in Residence from around the world at the UI International Writing Program.
Summer Reading Program Airs 3:00 pm - 4:02 pm, Friday March 31st The Dinosaur Lady is back with her full-scale T Rex head, dino models, fossils, mini museum, and the scoop on the latest fossil finds. With artist and paleontologist Carolyn Richard.
School's Out Special Airs 4:02 pm - 4:40 pm, Friday March 31st Fiesta with City Ballet of Iowa City
Summer Reading Program Airs 4:40 pm - 5:11 pm, Friday March 31st Mad Science of Central Iowa returns with new toys and experiments for a supercharged and interactive show guaranteed to blow your mind!
Dangerous Decibels Airs 5:11 pm - 5:56 pm, Friday March 31st Tweens on Tuesday: Dangerous Decibels Dangerous Decibels is a fun and interactive program that teaches children about sound, how we hear, how we can damage our hearing, and how to prevent hearing loss.
One of a Kind Airs 6:00 pm - 6:34 pm, Friday March 31st Ellen interviews Christopher Merrill, poet and director of the International Writing Program.
One of a Kind Airs 6:34 pm - 7:09 pm, Friday March 31st Ellen Buchanan interviews real estate developer Marc Moen. Marc discusses his days as a trial lawyer and his hobby-turned-career of creating a vibrant downtown for Iowa City.
Saving Simon Airs 7:09 pm - 8:19 pm, Friday March 31st Author Jon Katz will read from his book "Saving Simon: How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me The Meaning of Compassion" Cosponsored by ICPL and Prairie Lights Books
The Merchant of Venice Airs 8:19 pm - 9:13 pm, Friday March 31st Miriam Gilbert, Professor of Shakespeare, drama, and performance criticism in the University of Iowa English Department will present "Shakespeare and 'the likeness of a Jew' Shylock, Fagin and Disraeli." This program kicks off an NEA Grant Project on The Merchant of Venice, which will be part of the 2012 Riverside Theatre Shakespeare Festival. This program is sponsored by The Iowa City Public Library and Riverside Theatre.
Visiting Author Airs 9:13 pm - 9:51 pm, Friday March 31st
Glass Art Airs 10:00 pm - 11:36 pm, Friday March 31st 07-15-06