Preschool Storytime: with Casey

Date: Wednesday, August 24 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

A preschool-age oriented program for preschoolers where longer stories and books are shared with fewer activities. Preschool Storytime is recommended for children wh... Read More

Film Scene: Indignation

Date: Wednesday, August 24 3:30 PM
Location: FilmScene

 American indie film stalwart James Schamus ("Brokeback Mountain," producer; "The Ice Storm," screenwriter) makes his directorial debut with... Read More

Film Scene: Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Date: Wednesday, August 24 5:30 PM
Location: FilmScene

 "Pure comic joy!" -Globe and Mail "Belongs on your must-see list!" -USA Today "So smart and funny, such a pleasure to experience, th... Read More

Film Scene: The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble

Date: Wednesday, August 24 5:45 PM
Location: FilmScene

 "Consistently alive! So fun to watch. It's most insightful message: changing the world through music." -RogerEbert.com "What drives the narrati... Read More

Burlington Street Bluegrass Band

Date: Wednesday, August 24 7:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 The house band will typically include Al Murphy, Bob Black, Dale Thomas, Joe Petersen and other IC bluegrass giants. http://www.myspace.com/theburlingtonstreet... Read More

Prairie Lights: Otessa Moshfegh

Date: Wednesday, August 24 7:00 PM
Location: Prairie Lights Books

 Otessa Moshfegh will read from her PEN/Hemingway debut fiction award-winning novel, Eileen. Longlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize, Eileen is about a lonely... Read More

Burlington Street Bluegrass Band

Date: Wednesday, August 24 7:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 The house band will typically include Al Murphy, Bob Black, Dale Thomas, Joe Petersen and other IC bluegrass giants.

Film Scene: Indignation

Date: Wednesday, August 24 7:45 PM
Location: FilmScene

 American indie film stalwart James Schamus ("Brokeback Mountain," producer; "The Ice Storm," screenwriter) makes his directorial debut with... Read More

Film Scene: Eat That Question: Frank Zappa In His Own Words

Date: Wednesday, August 24 8:00 PM
Location: FilmScene

 "Will please Zappa fans, but it's not just for fans only. It serves as a great introduction to an important artist who was ahead of his time." -San F... Read More

Film Scene: Captain Fantastic

Date: Wednesday, August 24 9:45 PM
Location: FilmScene

 "Charmingly eccentric. Sweet and funny. Viggo Mortensen is terrific!" -Entertainment Weekly "A near-10-minute standing ovation [at Cannes]... h... Read More

Film Scene: The Astrologer: Late Night at the Grindhouse

Date: Wednesday, August 24 10:00 PM
Location: FilmScene

 Late Shift at the Grindhouse - Wednesdays get weird when Late Shift hosts Ross Meyer, Joe Derderian and Aaron Holmgren dig up low-budget b-movies, horror and g... Read More

Senior Tech Zone

Date: Thursday, August 25 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Want to learn how to use Google or make better searches? Or would you like to try your hand at Facebook, blogging or learn how to scan? Or maybe you just need some e... Read More

Taste of Iowa City

Date: Thursday, August 25 4:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Downtown District

Film Scene: Indignation

Date: Thursday, August 25 5:30 PM
Location: FilmScene

 American indie film stalwart James Schamus ("Brokeback Mountain," producer; "The Ice Storm," screenwriter) makes his directorial debut with... Read More

Film Scene: Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Date: Thursday, August 25 6:00 PM
Location: FilmScene

 "Pure comic joy!" -Globe and Mail "Belongs on your must-see list!" -USA Today "So smart and funny, such a pleasure to experience, th... Read More

Prairie Lights: Blair Braverman

Date: Thursday, August 25 7:00 PM
Location: Prairie Lights Books

 Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program graduate Blair Braverman will read from her new book, Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube: Chasing Fear and Finding Home in the Gre... Read More

Shakespeare on Film: Henry V (Laurence Olivier, 1944, 137m)

Date: Thursday, August 25 7:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Laurence Oliver stars in and directs this powerful version of Shakespeare’s history play: produced in the shadow of World War II to boost British morale, Olivi... Read More

Film Scene: Indignation

Date: Thursday, August 25 7:45 PM
Location: FilmScene

 American indie film stalwart James Schamus ("Brokeback Mountain," producer; "The Ice Storm," screenwriter) makes his directorial debut with... Read More

John Till

Date: Thursday, August 25 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

w. Bree Nettie John Till is a solo acoustic act based out of Bloomington, IL. With slide guitar, banjo and acoustic guitar come arrangements steeped heavily in the... Read More

John Till

Date: Thursday, August 25 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

  w. Bree Nettie John Till is a solo acoustic act based out of Bloomington, IL. With slide guitar, banjo and acoustic guitar come arrangements steeped heavily... Read More

Film Scene: Captain Fantastic

Date: Thursday, August 25 8:30 PM
Location: FilmScene

 "Charmingly eccentric. Sweet and funny. Viggo Mortensen is terrific!" -Entertainment Weekly "A near-10-minute standing ovation [at Cannes]... h... Read More

Film Scene: Eat That Question: Frank Zappa In His Own Words

Date: Thursday, August 25 10:00 PM
Location: FilmScene

 "Will please Zappa fans, but it's not just for fans only. It serves as a great introduction to an important artist who was ahead of his time." -San F... Read More

Flash In A Pan

Date: Friday, August 26 8:00 AM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

  w. Crystal City A collective of Iowa City musicians have teamed up to ramble every where from street corners to red carpet events. Founded in 2012, named on... Read More

Book Babies

Date: Friday, August 26 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and short stories designed to stimulate your infant's language development. We ask that there be a lap for every baby.

Book Babies

Date: Friday, August 26 1:30 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and short stories designed to stimulate your infant's language development. We ask that there be a lap for every baby.

Friday Night Concert Series - Shade of Blue

Date: Friday, August 26 6:30 PM
Location: Iowa City Downtown District

 The Friday Night Concert Series hosts FREE, family-friendly events on the Pedestrian Plaza downtown Iowa City featuring live music performances by local bands... Read More

Friday Night Concert Series

Date: Friday, August 26 6:30 PM
Location: Summer of the Arts

 Friday Night Concert Series presented by Toyota-Scion of Iowa City - Pedestrian Mall right outside of the Sheraton Iowa City Hotel

Living with Hope / Tackling ALS: a Screening of Gleason

Date: Friday, August 26 8:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

 DESCRIPTION SCHEELS and FilmScene have teamed up to help Tackle ALS. Don’t miss your chance to see the critically acclaimed documentary Gleason at The E... Read More

NEW CLASS!! RAW Rubber Gasket Necklace

Date: Saturday, August 27 10:00 AM
Location: Beadology Iowa

Use flat right angle weave (RAW), then zip it up around a rubber gasket, sew up the gasket to create an figure eight, and embellish it to create this contemporary ne... Read More

The Back Porch Revival

Date: Saturday, August 27 4:00 PM
Location: Kinnick Stadium

  Blake Shelton to headline The Back Porch Revival, Kinnick Stadium's first concert ever, happening August 27th, 2016!  All proceeds from The Back Porch... Read More

Fall Friends Dinner

Date: Saturday, August 27 6:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

 Join us for or our 4th Annual Fall Friends Dinner, an intimate gathering celebrating food, friends, and community at The Englert Theatre. This event will inclu... Read More

Jumbies

Date: Saturday, August 27 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

w. Alto Mais Jumbies takes the rhythm, energy and motion of traditional Afro-Caribbean musical styles such as Soca and Reggae, the vibrant sound of the steel pan, a... Read More

Sunday Fun Day: Origami for Kids

Date: Sunday, August 28 2:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Let the folding begin! Like origami? Always wanted to transform a piece of plain paper into something else? Come join us at Fun Day and fold something easy or chall... Read More

Prairie Lights: IWP Reading

Date: Sunday, August 28 4:00 PM
Location: Prairie Lights Books

 Please join us for the first Fall 2016 reading with this year’s residents at the UI’s International Writing Program. These readings are held (most)... Read More

Local Video Game Developers Exhibition

Date: Sunday, August 28 7:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 Come check out a collection of video games created by local developers! Making games can be a long and difficult process, but it’s all made worthwhile wh... Read More

The Mill: Pub Quiz

Date: Sunday, August 28 9:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 Join us for Pub Quiz every Sunday at 9pm. Only $1 to play and the winner takes the whole Pot! Hosted by Abba. Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $1. Age restrictions:... Read More

First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare

Date: Monday, August 29 - Sunday, September 25
Location: UI Main Library Exhibition Space - 125 West Washington St. Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

The University of Iowa Libraries has been selected as the host site for the state of Iowa for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, a national traveling ex... Read More

Prairie Lights: Hannah Pittard

Date: Monday, August 29 7:00 PM
Location: Prairie Lights Books

 Hannah Pittard will read from Listen to Me, a modern gothic about a marriage and road trip gone hauntingly awry. Mark and Maggie's annual drive east to visit f... Read More

The Mill: Open Mic with J. Knight

Date: Monday, August 29 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 An Iowa City institution. So many great acts have played their first show at the Mill’s Open Mic. Many seasoned pros test out new material before a live... Read More

Toddler Storytime

Date: Tuesday, August 30 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Specifically planned for toddlers or young preschoolers. The same program is performed Mondays and Tuesdays each week. Ideal for young children with short attentio... Read More

Prairie Lights: Jeffery Wasserstrom

Date: Tuesday, August 30 7:00 PM
Location: Prairie Lights Books

 In a special event co-sponsored by the IWP, Jeffrey Wasserstrom will talk about his new edited book, The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern China. Essential... Read More

ICPL Tech Help

Date: Wednesday, August 31 10:00 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Technology getting the better of you? Have questions about computers, ebook readers, iPods, or your cell phone? Want to learn how to surf the net, get a free email... Read More

Preschool Storytime

Date: Wednesday, August 31 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 A preschool-age oriented program for preschoolers where longer stories and books are shared with fewer activities. Preschool Storytime is recommended for children... Read More

Preschool Storytime: with Casey

Date: Wednesday, August 31 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

A preschool-age oriented program for preschoolers where longer stories and books are shared with fewer activities. Preschool Storytime is recommended for children wh... Read More

Prairie Lights: Rick Barot

Date: Wednesday, August 31 7:00 PM
Location: Prairie Lights Books

 Rick Barot will read from his third collection of poems, Chord, published by Sarabande. “Chord examines—subtly, and with great beauty—the lim... Read More

the Englert Theatre: Shakespeare Live!

Date: Wednesday, August 31 7:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

 Description: From the stage of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, hosts David Tennant and Catherine Tate are joined by a host of stars for... Read More

Prairie Lights: The Iowa Review

Date: Thursday, September 1 7:00 PM
Location: Prairie Lights Books

 Join editor Harry Stecopoulos as he hosts a reading of prose and poetry from current and forthcoming issues of The Iowa Review. Iowa City-based writers Jennife... Read More

FRYfest

Date: Friday, September 2
Location: Iowa River Landing

  Does your heartbeat escalate every time you hear Back in Black by ACDC? Are black and gold clothing a part of your primary wardrobe? Do you simply love cheer... Read More

Friday Night Concert Series

Date: Friday, September 2 6:30 PM
Location: Summer of the Arts

 Friday Night Concert Series presented by Toyota-Scion of Iowa City - Pedestrian Mall right outside of the Sheraton Iowa City Hotel

Friday Night Concert Series - Christopher the Conquered

Date: Friday, September 2 6:30 PM
Location: Iowa City Downtown District

 The Friday Night Concert Series hosts FREE, family-friendly events on the Pedestrian Plaza downtown Iowa City featuring live music performances by local bands... Read More

Prairie Lights: Nick Westergaard

Date: Friday, September 2 7:00 PM
Location: Prairie Lights Books

 Tippie College of Business’s Nick Westergaard will talk about his dynamic new book, Get Scrappy, which shatters the myth that only big brands can do big... Read More

Brian Johanessen

Date: Saturday, September 3 9:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 Brian Johannesen’s music blends the rich Americana traditions of the Midwest and the South. Raised on a steady diet of Bruce Springsteen and Alabama, Joh... Read More

Prairie Lights: IWP Reading

Date: Sunday, September 4 4:00 PM
Location: Prairie Lights Books

 Come to hear and meet writers from all over the world!

Richard III: Almeida Theatre HD Rebroadcast

Date: Wednesday, September 7 7:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

 Description The Almeida Theatre makes its live screening debut with an explosive new adaptation of Richard III, directed by Almeida Artistic Director Rupert G... Read More

Friday Night Concert Series

Date: Friday, September 9 6:30 PM
Location: Summer of the Arts

 Friday Night Concert Series presented by Toyota-Scion of Iowa City - Pedestrian Mall right outside of the Sheraton Iowa City Hotel

Hasan Minhaj

Date: Friday, September 9 8:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

 Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King, is the theatrical debut of humorist and “The Daily Show” correspondent Hasan Minhaj. Homecoming King, the story of t... Read More

Burlington Street Bluegrass Band

Date: Wednesday, September 14 7:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 The house band will typically include Al Murphy, Bob Black, Dale Thomas, Joe Petersen and other IC bluegrass giants.

CIVIC 30th Anniversary Founders and Future Dinner

Date: Thursday, September 15 6:00 PM
Location: #1 Cab

Please join us for an evening of international cuisine and cultural performances to celebrate those who have worked as citizen diplomats for CIVIC during t... Read More

Joe & Vicki Price

Date: Saturday, September 17 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 In a world where words like “legend” get thrown around entirely too lightly, it’s good to know that there are a few people still worthy of th... Read More

Blitzen Trapper

Date: Tuesday, September 20 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

Songbook: A Night of Stories & Songs w. Kace & Clayton Over the course of 15 years and seven full-length albums, Blitzen Trapper has crafted one of the mor... Read More

Cyclocross World Cup

Date: Friday, September 23 - Sunday, September 25
Location: Johnson County FairGrounds

 We are pleased to announce the UCI has awarded Jingle Cross, Inc. and the City of Iowa City a place in the Telenet 2016-2017 UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup. The Tel... Read More

Northside Oktoberfest

Date: Saturday, September 24
Location: Iowa City Downtown District

  The Northside Oktoberfest benefiting Iowa City area non-profits showcases the Bohemian nature of the Northside Marketplace with great craft beers, neighborho... Read More

Oktoberfest

Date: Saturday, September 24
Location: Iowa City Downtown District

  The Northside Oktoberfest benefiting Iowa City area non-profits showcases the Bohemian nature of the Northside Marketplace with great craft beers, neighborho... Read More

Titus Andronicus

Date: Sunday, September 25 7:30 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

w. A Giant Dog In July of 2005, the rock band Titus Andronicus made their first live appearance, performing for a few friends in an unfinished basement. The ensuing... Read More

The Mountain Goats

Date: Monday, September 26 7:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

 In 2014, John Darnielle’s novel Wolf in White Van spent several weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List and was nominated for the National Book Award... Read More

Dark Star Orchestra

Date: Tuesday, September 27 7:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

 Performing to critical acclaim worldwide for nearly 15 years and over 2000 shows, Dark Star Orchestra continues the Grateful Dead concert experience. Their sho... Read More

Burlington Street Bluegrass Band

Date: Wednesday, September 28 7:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 The house band will typically include Al Murphy, Bob Black, Dale Thomas, Joe Petersen and other IC bluegrass giants.

Capitol Steps

Date: Friday, September 30 8:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

 For more than 30 years, the Capitol Steps have been putting politics and scandal to music, beginning when Reagan was president and ketchup was a vegetable. Fou... Read More

Iowa City Book Festival

Date: Thursday, October 6 - Sunday, October 9
Location: Iowa City Downtown District

  The Iowa City Book Festival is presented by the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature. Iowa City is the only “City of Literature” in the United Sta... Read More

Quintron & Miss Pussycat

Date: Tuesday, October 11 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

w. TBD The Quintron and Miss Pussycat live show is one of barely controlled electronic chaos, “Swamp-Tech” dance beats, small explosions, clothes, and e... Read More

Diane Coffee / Halfloves

Date: Friday, October 28 10:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

w. Cubits The songs on Diane Coffee’s Everybody’s A Good Dog capture this sense of clarity, channeling the New York Dolls or T-Rex at their strutting-es... Read More

JA Bowl-4-Education

Date: Thursday, November 10 3:00 PM
Location: #1 Cab

 Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa's Bowl-4-Education is a great way to get involved with the community , increase company morale, and encourage team building!... 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