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Poetry Month: Poems from the Teachers

Reading Aloud from the Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center share poems by University of Iowa Writers Workshop teachers from the past

Recorded on April 26, 2018 at the Iowa City Public...

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Obermann Conversations: Bridging Cultures through the Arts

A conversation with Lisa Schlesinger, Associate Professor, UI Dept of Theatre Arts and Hancher guest artist Jazz Trumpeter and Composer Amir ElSaffar about projects that bridge difficult cultural...

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Intellectual Freedom Festival: Political Poems - The Power of Words

Reading Aloud, the Senior Center-based poetry-reading group, presents a program of political poetry. The poems deal with many political issues – censorship, war, slavery – with particular focus on...

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Art to Go at Iowa City Public Library

Need a little color on your wall? Borrow some art from ICPL's Art to Go collection.

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Eleventh Hour: Transcendence - Overcoming Adversity in Beethoven and T.S. Eliot

The MusicIC Festival, in partnership with the Iowa Summer Writing Festival (ISWF), presents a special "Eleventh Hour" that explores the connections between Beethoven's Op. 132 String Quartet and T...

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Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Ernest

The Iowa Summer Rep, based in the UI Theatre Arts Department, is producing Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest this June 15 to 25 in the E.C. Mabie Theatre. Alyssa Cokinis, the...

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Front Porch Music Festival at ICPL

The Longfellow neighborhood's Front Porch Music Festival is a celebration of music-making, inspired by the Water Hill Music Fest in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Trevor Harvey, lecturer at the UI School of...

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La Chicana: Memories of the Chicago Barrio and Readings in Latino Poetry

The Reading Aloud poetry group from the Iowa City Senior Center reads pieces from noted Latino poets that address the historical and contemporary experience of Latinos and Chicanos in the Americas...

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Obermann Conversations: The Making of "Hot Tamale Louie"

UI Music Professor and jazz musician, John Rapson, talks about the making of his jazz-centered production, “Hot Tamale Louie.” He discusses the collaborative process with local folk singer-...

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Mission Creek Festival 2016: Digitized - The Evolution of Music in the Age of Connection

Digitized: The Evolution of Music in the Age of Connection, is an all-star panel discussion of the evolution of technology and its increasing impact on the ways in which music is now created,...

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