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Visiting Artists: That Day in September

Dreamwell Theatre presents a scene from That Day in September, a play by survivor Artie Van Why in remembrance of those who lost their lives on September 11.

September 2007

Current Issues and Politics

One of a Kind: Peter Nazareth

Ellen Buchanan interviews Peter Nazareth, Uganda-born critic and writer. Peter Nazareth has served as adviser in the International Writing Program and taught a well-known University of Iowa course...


One of a Kind: John Alberhasky

Ellen Buchanan interviews John Alberhasky, owner of John's Grocery, who talks about his life, career and family.

June 1993


Big Read: Ray Bradbury and His Impact on Science Fiction

Local area experts discuss the works of Bradbury and his lasting impact on the science fiction genre.

Recorded February 2010.

Books and Writing

One of a Kind - Herb Wilson

Ellen Buchanan interviews Herb Wilson, long-time Iowa City resident, who is a well-known philanthropist, business owner and community volunteer. Using his financial expertise, Herb has spearheaded...


Black History 2008

The Iowa City Public Library celebrates Black History Month with two dramatic readings from Vershawn A. Young and Michael Hill.

February 2008

Arts, Music, and Hobbies

Third Thursday: Piano Interlude

Merrill Sparks, accomplished pianist, songwriter, and storyteller, kicks off the new series of Third Thursday lunch programs.

September 2008

Arts, Music, and Hobbies

Tell Me Your Story: James Van Allen

Dr. James Van Allen, space physicist and University of Iowa professor, is interviewed about his life and work in Iowa City.

November 1989


Irving Weber's Iowa City: Iowa City Area History

A slide lecture given by Irving Weber at Ernest Horn School

March 1978

Local History