Call for Artists - Under 20 Youth Show

Date: Wednesday, January 21 - Friday, March 20
Location: Chait Galleries Downtown

Under 20 Youth Art Exhibition 2015 - CALL FOR ARTISTS! We are pleased to announce the return of the Juried Youth Art Show at The Chait Galleries Downtown! We have u... Read More

Benjamin's Buttons...Faces of Intensity

Date: Saturday, February 21 - Friday, April 3
Location: Chait Galleries Downtown

The challenge was simple….grab us in no uncertain terms. We asked artists to portray a spirit that invites the viewer to share emotion and understanding thro... Read More

Opening Reception for Benjamin's Buttons...Faces of Intensity

Date: Saturday, February 21 - Friday, April 3
Location: Chait Galleries Downtown

The challenge was simple….grab us in no uncertain terms. We asked artists to portray a spirit that invites the viewer to share emotion and understanding thro... Read More

From the Grand Tour to American Pop: Learning with the Alden Lowell Doud Collection

Date: Tuesday, February 24 - Sunday, May 17
Location: University of Iowa Museum of Art

 Alden Lowell Doud, known always by his middle name, was a soft-spoken man whose quiet demeanor belied his passion for art and his loyalty to Iowa. After a care... Read More

Benjamin’s Buttons: Faces of Intensity

Date: Wednesday, February 25 - Thursday, March 5
Location: Chait Galleries Downtown

 In its 2nd year, our newest juried show Benjamin’s Buttons explores the theme of dramatic and intense portraiture. This year we welcomed over 20 diverse... Read More

Free Jam Session & Mug Night

Date: Wednesday, March 4 10:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Yacht Club

Free Jam Session & Mug Night Doors: 10:00 pm / Show: 10:00 pm (event ends at 2:00 am) Ticketing: Free This event is 19 and over Free Jam Session every Wednes... Read More

Newcomers Orientation

Date: Thursday, March 5 9:00 AM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

Are you new to The Center or just interested in learning more about the programs or how to get involved? The first Thursday of each month a member from The Center st... Read More

Travel and Remembrance: Experiencing the Grand Tour and Bringing it Back Home

Date: Thursday, March 5 7:30 PM
Location: #1 Cab

 The practice of collecting artworks as mementos of one’s travels, as Alden Lowell Doud did, dates back to the Grand Tour. The biggest attraction of the t... Read More

ONE BOOK TWO BOOK

Date: Friday, March 6 - Sunday, March 8
Location: Downtown

One BOOK TWO BOOK Our community is very supportive of young people. We know who scores the winning touchdown for City High. We celebrate students who make all-state... Read More

Jan Friedman: Embracing Nature, Framed Fiber Collage

Date: Friday, March 6 - Friday, March 6
Location: Iowa Artisans Gallery

 Iowa Artisans Gallery hosts Embracing Nature, Framed Fiber Collage, an exhibit of fiber art and tapestries by Iowa artist Jan Friedman, March 6 – April 1... Read More

Kirkwood English Conversation Club

Date: Friday, March 6 10:00 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 All are welcome at this informal gathering for conversation and community. The English Conversation Club is run by volunteers from Kirkwood Community College w... Read More

Walking the Wire: Classified

Date: Friday, March 6 2:00 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

“Walking the Wire” is Riverside Theatre’s annual celebration of original monologues, chosen from submissions by playwrights from across the country... Read More

WALKING THE WIRE: CLASSIFIED

Date: Friday, March 6 2:00 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

Our annual celebration of monologues, chosen from submissions by playwrights from across the country. From skeletons in the closet to the leaked dossier, this year&r... Read More

Downtown Iowa City Gallery Walk

Date: Friday, March 6 5:00 PM
Location: Iowa Artisans Gallery

 The first Gallery Walk of the year features work from local and national artists at sixteen downtown Iowa City locations, 5-8pm, Friday March 6. This free, sel... Read More

Spring Gallery Walk

Date: Friday, March 6 5:00 PM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

The Old Post Office exhibit will feature work by father and son, Jim and Phil Ochs. Artwork is created from mono print and monotype, as well as photography, linear d... Read More

First Friday: Hootenanny

Date: Friday, March 6 5:00 PM
Location: FilmScene

 Party for art at the next University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA) First Friday reception on March 6, 5-6:30 p.m., at FilmScene! UIMA First Fridays provide... Read More

The Fab Four

Date: Friday, March 6 8:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

The Fab Four Genre:Beatles, classic rock, tribute Ticketing: $55 Zone 1 Reserved Seating $35 Zone 2 Reserved Seating Purchase tickets at the Box Office or Online... Read More

Saturday Morning Yoga

Date: Saturday, March 7 8:30 AM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

Enjoy the benefit of yoga. This class emphasizes breathing, balance, and focus in addition to increasing strength and flexibility. The poses can be modified for all... Read More

NEW CLASS!! Beaded Bezels on Steroids

Date: Saturday, March 7 10:00 AM
Location: Beadology Iowa

This is no 3-layer dip—this is three layers of beautiful embellishment on a bezeled Swarovski crystal. Using a combination of peyote and brick stitch, keep ad... Read More

NEW CLASS!! Winged Components

Date: Sunday, March 8 10:00 AM
Location: Beadology Iowa

Take peyote stitch to a new “horned” shape to create winged beaded beads. Make them different colors, different sizes, and you have a new component for... Read More

Tariel Iberi Guitar Concert

Date: Tuesday, March 10 2:30 PM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

Tariel Iberi will play a program of his original compositions in a variety of styles, all rooted in folk music of the Republic of Georgia. Come hear his virtuoso gui... Read More

Downtown Iowa City Retailer's Forum

Date: Tuesday, March 10 3:00 PM
Location: MidWestOne Bank

Join us to gain access to new ideas, solutions, and innovations for Iowa City retail. We'll be covering the results from the Downtown Works report and relevant infor... Read More

Library-Community Writing Center

Date: Tuesday, March 10 4:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Adults and teens: get one-on-one help with your writing from University of Iowa writing tutors at the Library-Community writing center satellite in the Second... Read More

The Nile Project

Date: Wednesday, March 11 7:30 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

This event is part of Hancher’s 2014-2015 season. All tickets are being sold through the Hancher Box Office Performers from the eleven countries that share t... Read More

Free Jam Session & Mug Night

Date: Wednesday, March 11 10:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Yacht Club

Free Jam Session & Mug Night Doors: 10:00 pm / Show: 10:00 pm (event ends at 2:00 am) Ticketing: Free This event is 19 and over Free Jam Session every Wednes... Read More

Kirkwood English Conversation Club

Date: Friday, March 13 10:00 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 All are welcome at this informal gathering for conversation and community. The English Conversation Club is run by volunteers from Kirkwood Community College w... Read More

NEW CLASS!! Metal Ring with Embellishment

Date: Saturday, March 14 2:00 PM
Location: Beadology Iowa

Take your soldering and metal working skills to the next level. Create your design, form your ring to size, and solder your components into place. Instructor: Les... Read More

Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

Date: Saturday, March 14 2:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

The Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo and Juliet The Bolshoi Theatre of Russia will be producing live performances in real time of Bolshoi Ballet productions in over 300 cinema... Read More

St. Patrick's Day Massacre XIII

Date: Tuesday, March 17 7:00 AM
Location: Iowa City Yacht Club

St. Patrick's Day Massacre XIII Fire Sale, Soul Phlegm Doors: 7:00 am / Show: 7:00 am (event ends at 2:00 am) Pricing: $5.00 This event is19 and over Fire Sale:... Read More

Library-Community Writing Center

Date: Tuesday, March 17 4:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Adults and teens: get one-on-one help with your writing from University of Iowa writing tutors at the Library-Community writing center satellite in the Second... Read More

Free Jam Session & Mug Night

Date: Wednesday, March 18 10:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Yacht Club

Free Jam Session & Mug Night Doors: 10:00 pm / Show: 10:00 pm (event ends at 2:00 am) Ticketing: Free This event is 19 and over Free Jam Session every Wednes... Read More

Book Report

Date: Thursday, March 19 2:00 PM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

A book club that meets once a month for an informal round table sharing of books you enjoyed reading. This is a chance to hear first-hand recommendations and expand... Read More

Kirkwood English Conversation Club

Date: Friday, March 20 10:00 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 All are welcome at this informal gathering for conversation and community. The English Conversation Club is run by volunteers from Kirkwood Community College w... Read More

Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

Date: Friday, March 20 7:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo and Juliet Genre: ballet, film Ticketing: $18 Adult General Admission $15 Student and Senior General Admission Purchase tickets at the Box... Read More

NEW CLASS! Shape Shifter Components

Date: Saturday, March 21 10:00 AM
Location: Beadology Iowa

Date and Time: 03/21/2015 from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Cost: $75 Capacity: 12 Instructor: Karen Kubby Prerequisites: Tubular peyote. Description: Learn to use two h... Read More

Making Some Sense out of Iowa City Streets

Date: Tuesday, March 24 2:30 PM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

Why can't we seem to drive directly from place to place in Iowa City? Why are there no churches on Church Street? Why are some street signs in Iowa City blue, instea... Read More

Library-Community Writing Center

Date: Tuesday, March 24 4:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Adults and teens: get one-on-one help with your writing from University of Iowa writing tutors at the Library-Community writing center satellite in the Second... Read More

Free Jam Session & Mug Night

Date: Wednesday, March 25 10:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Yacht Club

Free Jam Session & Mug Night Doors: 10:00 pm / Show: 10:00 pm (event ends at 2:00 am) Ticketing: Free This event is 19 and over Free Jam Session every Wednes... Read More

NEW CLASS! Beaded Eyeglass Holder

Date: Thursday, March 26 1:00 PM
Location: Beadology Iowa

$35 instructor fee/$20 materials fee. Learn how to use flexwire and crimp beads by making an eyeglass holder. Design your piece with seed beads and Czech pressed gl... Read More

Kirkwood English Conversation Club

Date: Friday, March 27 10:00 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 All are welcome at this informal gathering for conversation and community. The English Conversation Club is run by volunteers from Kirkwood Community College w... Read More

The Blue Moose Tap House 5 Year Anniversary Party

Date: Saturday, March 28 8:00 PM
Location: Blue Moose Tap House

The Blue Moose Tap House 5 Year Anniversary Party will be presenting: William Elliott Whitmore's Record Release Show featuring Michael Shynes Doors: 8:00 pm / Sho... Read More

Top Chef:Downtown

Date: Monday, March 30 5:00 PM
Location: hotelVetro & Conference Center

Top Chef: Iowa City Downtown District is the local culinary event of the spring. Downtown and Northside Marketplace restaurants prepare signature dishes from some of... Read More

Library-Community Writing Center

Date: Tuesday, March 31 4:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Adults and teens: get one-on-one help with your writing from University of Iowa writing tutors at the Library-Community writing center satellite in the Second... Read More

Free Jam Session & Mug Night

Date: Wednesday, April 1 10:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Yacht Club

Free Jam Session & Mug Night Doors: 10:00 pm / Show: 10:00 pm (event ends at 2:00 am) Ticketing: Free This event is 19 and over Free Jam Session every Wednes... Read More

Newcomers Orientation

Date: Thursday, April 2 9:00 AM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

Are you new to The Center or just interested in learning more about the programs or how to get involved? The first Thursday of each month a member from The Center st... Read More

Housebroken Theatre Talk

Date: Thursday, April 2 5:30 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

Join us for a discussion about the upcoming show, Housebroken, with host Miriam Gilbert. It\'s FREE and open to the public!

Hawkeye Visit Day & Transfer Day

Date: Friday, April 3 8:30 AM
Location: The University of Iowa

During Hawkeye Visit Days, university staff and student volunteers will guide you through a full day (8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.) of activities arranged for you and several... Read More

Kirkwood English Conversation Club

Date: Friday, April 3 10:00 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 All are welcome at this informal gathering for conversation and community. The English Conversation Club is run by volunteers from Kirkwood Community College w... Read More

Death Cafe

Date: Monday, April 6 12:30 PM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

A Death Cafe is a group of people who are not afraid to discuss death in order to increase awareness of death with a view to help others make the most of their life.... Read More

The Future of Food By: Mark Bittman

Date: Wednesday, April 8 7:30 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

The Future of Food By: Mark Bittman Genre: food, lecture Ticketing: This event is FREE and open to the public This event was originally scheduled for February 2.... Read More

Free Jam Session & Mug Night

Date: Wednesday, April 8 10:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Yacht Club

Free Jam Session & Mug Night Doors: 10:00 pm / Show: 10:00 pm (event ends at 2:00 am) Ticketing: Free This event is 19 and over Free Jam Session every Wednes... Read More

Hawkeye Visit Day & Transfer Day

Date: Friday, April 10 8:30 AM
Location: The University of Iowa

During Hawkeye Visit Days, university staff and student volunteers will guide you through a full day (8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.) of activities arranged for you and several... Read More

HOUSEBROKEN by Megan Gogerty

Date: Friday, April 10 2:00 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

This exciting world premiere gleefully skewers the hilarity and heartbreak of buying and selling a house in today’s rocky economy. The offers, the counter-off... Read More

Housebroken

Date: Friday, April 10 2:00 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

This exciting world premiere gleefully skewers the hilarity and heartbreak of buying and selling a house in today’s rocky economy. The offers, the counter-off... Read More

Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake

Date: Sunday, April 12 2:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake Genre: ballet, film Ticketing: $18 Adult General Admission $15 Student and Senior General Admission Purchase tickets at the Box Office... Read More

Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake

Date: Sunday, April 12 2:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

The Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake The Bolshoi Theatre of Russia will be producing live performances in real time of Bolshoi Ballet productions in over 300 cinemas in 22... Read More

The Color Morale along with Vanna, Slaves, Favorite Weapon

Date: Sunday, April 12 5:00 PM
Location: Blue Moose Tap House

First Fleet Concerts Presents The Color Morale Vanna, Slaves, Favorite Weapon Doors: 5:00 pm / Show: 5:30 pm Pricing: $15.00 - $17.00 This event is for all ages... Read More

Black Violin

Date: Wednesday, April 15 8:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

Black Violin Sponsored by Diversity Focus Genre: hip hop, modern classical, Rock Ticketing: $22 General Admission $10 Student General Admission Purchase tickets... Read More

Free Jam Session & Mug Night

Date: Wednesday, April 15 10:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Yacht Club

Free Jam Session & Mug Night Doors: 10:00 pm / Show: 10:00 pm (event ends at 2:00 am) Ticketing: Free This event is 19 and over Free Jam Session every Wednes... Read More

Book Report

Date: Thursday, April 16 2:00 PM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

A book club that meets once a month for an informal round table sharing of books you enjoyed reading. This is a chance to hear first-hand recommendations and expand... Read More

Hawkeye Visit Day & Transfer Day

Date: Friday, April 17 8:30 AM
Location: The University of Iowa

During Hawkeye Visit Days, university staff and student volunteers will guide you through a full day (8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.) of activities arranged for you and several... Read More

Old Capital Extravaganza

Date: Friday, April 17 10:00 AM
Location: Old Capitol Town Center

 Come shop local artist, crafts, and direct sales.  Saturday is family day with carnival noon-4pm featuring balloon twister, face painter, games, and priz... Read More

Old Capital Extravaganza

Date: Saturday, April 18 10:00 AM
Location: Old Capitol Town Center

 Come shop local artist, crafts, and direct sales.  Saturday is family day with carnival noon-4pm featuring balloon twister, face painter, games, and priz... Read More

Free Jam Session & Mug Night

Date: Wednesday, April 22 10:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Yacht Club

Free Jam Session & Mug Night Doors: 10:00 pm / Show: 10:00 pm (event ends at 2:00 am) Ticketing: Free This event is 19 and over Free Jam Session every Wednes... Read More

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Date: Tuesday, April 28 6:30 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

The Adventures of Robin Hood Genre: Family Series, Theatre Ticketing: $10 Adult General Admission $5 Youth (17 & Under) General Admission Purchase tickets at... Read More

Free Jam Session & Mug Night

Date: Wednesday, April 29 10:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Yacht Club

Free Jam Session & Mug Night Doors: 10:00 pm / Show: 10:00 pm (event ends at 2:00 am) Ticketing: Free This event is 19 and over Free Jam Session every Wednes... Read More

Dollar Dog Readings: Birth Witches, Part Two by Jennifer Fawcett

Date: Sunday, May 3 6:30 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

Riverside Theatre in collaboration with Working Group Theatre shares Sunday night opportunities to experience plays early in the development progress. The vibe for... Read More

Dollar Dog: Birth Witches, Part Two

Date: Sunday, May 3 6:30 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

Death Cafe

Date: Monday, May 4 12:30 PM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

A Death Cafe is a group of people who are not afraid to discuss death in order to increase awareness of death with a view to help others make the most of their life.... Read More

Newcomers Orientation

Date: Thursday, May 7 9:00 AM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

Are you new to The Center or just interested in learning more about the programs or how to get involved? The first Thursday of each month a member from The Center st... Read More

Bolshoi Ballet: Ivan The Terrible

Date: Saturday, May 16 2:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

The Bolshoi Ballet: Ivan the Terrible The Bolshoi Theatre of Russia will be producing live performances in real time of Bolshoi Ballet productions in over 300 cinem... Read More

Book Report

Date: Thursday, May 21 2:00 PM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

A book club that meets once a month for an informal round table sharing of books you enjoyed reading. This is a chance to hear first-hand recommendations and expand... Read More

Iowa Library Association Annual Conference

Date: Tuesday, October 17 - Friday, October 20
Location: Regional

The Iowa Library Association was established in 1890. It is the second oldest state library association in the country. ILA has approximately 1550 members. Members... Read More