Discovery of the Unexpected

Date: Friday, August 1 - Tuesday, September 9
Location: Chait Galleries Downtown

Inspiration came at an early age for Anaid Hernandez Rendon. She discovered that a single, unplanned line is the gateway to an entire image. As she continued to cre... Read More

Landlocked Film Festival

Date: Thursday, August 21 - Saturday, August 23
Location: The Englert Theatre

 http://www.englerttemp.info/events.php

Legacy: Ceramics by Gerald Eskin, a Benefit for the Gerald Eskin Ceramics Art Initiative

Date: Friday, August 22 - Sunday, September 28
Location: Iowa Artisans Gallery

 Iowa Artisans Gallery presents Legacy: Ceramics by Gerald Eskin, a Benefit for the Gerald Eskin Ceramics Art Initiative at the University of Iowa. The exhibit... Read More

Downtown Walking MOAI

Date: Friday, August 22 12:00 PM
Location: Weatherdance Fountain - Weatherdance Fountain

Friday Night Concert Series

Date: Friday, August 22 6:30 PM
Location: Weatherdance Fountain Stage - Iowa City Pedestrian Mall

Beginning in 1991, The Friday Night Concert Series hosts FREE, family-friendly events on the Pedestrian Plaza downtown Iowa City featuring live music performances by... Read More

David Zollo Free Live Show!

Date: Friday, August 22 8:00 PM
Location: High Ground Cafe

 David Zollo Music Every Friday Night! Live Performances!  Drinks Specials!

Xposed

Date: Friday, August 22 10:00 PM
Location: Gabe\'s Oasis

Filibusta Filibusta has been producing and mixing music since 2007, sharing the stage with Skrillex, The Glitch Mob, EOTO, Dirtyphonics, Random Rab, Andreilien (Hey... Read More

Triangle Earrings

Date: Saturday, August 23 10:00 AM
Location: Beadology Iowa

 These 3-D triangles are elegant and funky and are a blast to wear as earrings. Combine peyote and herringbone stitches to create a 3-D triangle with crisp cor... Read More

Free Movie Series

Date: Saturday, August 23 8:45 PM
Location: Univeristy of Iowa Pentacrest at Sundown

The Free Movie Series features a full-length movie on the University of Iowa Pentacrest outside of Macbride Hall in downtown Iowa City. Each week you can enjoy a cla... Read More

University of Iowa Welcome Back Week

Date: Sunday, August 24 - Sunday, August 31
Location: The University of Iowa Campus

Returning to school has never been more fun. A variety of events full of tasty food, wild entertainment, and hilarious comedy have been packed into the first officia... Read More

B.Y.O.Book - Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal at Trumpet Blossom Cafe

Date: Tuesday, August 26 7:00 PM
Location: Trumpet Blossom Cafe - 310 E Prentiss St.

Join us for the fall 2014 series of the B.Y.O.Book "Books In Bars" Book Club meetups! This month we'll be at Trumpet Blossom Cafe (310 E Prentiss St.) to d... Read More

Taste of Iowa City

Date: Wednesday, August 27 4:30 PM
Location: Downtown and Northside Marketplace

Taste of Iowa City, presented by MidWestOne Bank, returns to the Iowa City Downtown District on Wednesday, August 27th. The Annual Taste celebrates the culinary dive... Read More

Burlington Street Bluegrass Band

Date: Wednesday, August 27 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/theburlingtonstreetblue... Read More

Date: Thursday, August 28 7:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Host Miriam Gilbert and a special guest will discuss John Logan's play "Red" about painter Mark Rothko. "Red" will open the season at Riverside T... Read More

Downtown Walking MOAI

Date: Friday, August 29 12:00 PM
Location: Weatherdance Fountain - Weatherdance Fountain

Spanish Book Club

Date: Friday, August 29 6:15 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

The Spanish Book Club will meet on August 29, 2014 in Meeting Room E. This month, the Book Club will discuss the 2014 One Community, One Book selection, Reyna Grande... Read More

Friday Night Concert Series

Date: Friday, August 29 6:30 PM
Location: Weatherdance Fountain Stage - Iowa City Pedestrian Mall

Beginning in 1991, The Friday Night Concert Series hosts FREE, family-friendly events on the Pedestrian Plaza downtown Iowa City featuring live music performances by... Read More

Free Live Music!

Date: Friday, August 29 8:00 PM
Location: High Ground Cafe

 Sweet Cacophony Music Every Friday Night! Live Performances!  Drinks Specials!  

7 Sins Sideshow

Date: Friday, August 29 9:00 PM
Location: Blue Moose Tap House

7 Sins Sideshow is a group of traveling sins! Our family of freaks consists of the following: Chadillac; Our Human Blockhead! Johnny Sin; Our Narcissistic host f... Read More

NEW CLASS!! Pretty Post Beaded Earrings

Date: Saturday, August 30 10:00 AM
Location: Beadology Iowa

 Learn to embroider with beads using running stitch. Participants will then make a set of post earrings using ultra suede and silver plated flat backed posts.... Read More

Split Lip Rayfield

Date: Saturday, August 30 9:00 PM
Location: Gabe\'s Oasis

 Bluegrass worthy of being blasted out of the windows of a Plymouth Barracuda with 451 Hemi engine. Metal and jazz like freakouts done acoustically. Arising out... Read More

Knuckle Puck

Date: Sunday, August 31 7:00 PM
Location: Blue Moose Tap House

 Dad shorts. Taco bell. Pizza. Skateboards. JAIL. http://www.bluemooseic.com/calendar/

Good Habits/ B-Star, AWTHNTKTS

Date: Sunday, August 31 9:00 PM
Location: Gabe\'s Oasis

 The AWTHNTKTS (AW•THN•T•KTS) have been on their grind to spread the all-out fuckery that remains so persistent in their music and live performan... Read More

Downtown Walking MOAI

Date: Friday, September 5 12:00 PM
Location: Weatherdance Fountain - Weatherdance Fountain

RED by John Logan

Date: Friday, September 5 2:00 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

American abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko and his young assistant feverishly prepare paintings for one of the biggest commissions in modern art in the 1950... Read More

Friday Night Concert Series

Date: Friday, September 5 6:30 PM
Location: Weatherdance Fountain Stage - Iowa City Pedestrian Mall

Beginning in 1991, The Friday Night Concert Series hosts FREE, family-friendly events on the Pedestrian Plaza downtown Iowa City featuring live music performances by... Read More

Free Live Music!

Date: Friday, September 5 8:00 PM
Location: High Ground Cafe

 Lewis Knudsen Music Every Friday Night! Live Performances!  Drinks Specials!

Burlington Street Bluegrass Band

Date: Wednesday, September 10 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/theburlingtonstreetbluegr... Read More

Downtown Walking MOAI

Date: Friday, September 12 12:00 PM
Location: Weatherdance Fountain - Weatherdance Fountain

Friday Night Concert Series

Date: Friday, September 12 6:30 PM
Location: Weatherdance Fountain Stage - Iowa City Pedestrian Mall

Beginning in 1991, The Friday Night Concert Series hosts FREE, family-friendly events on the Pedestrian Plaza downtown Iowa City featuring live music performances by... Read More

Dollar Dog: Housebroken

Date: Sunday, September 14 6:30 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

An Evening With Mary Gauthier & Sam Baker

Date: Tuesday, September 16 8:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

 http://www.englerttemp.info/events.php

Iowa Soul Festival

Date: Friday, September 19 - Sunday, September 21
Location: Iowa City Downtown District

All Kinds of SOUL for All Kinds of People! The Iowa Soul Festival is a celebration that features the dance, music, food and art of the African and African-America... Read More

Downtown Walking MOAI

Date: Friday, September 19 12:00 PM
Location: Weatherdance Fountain - Weatherdance Fountain

Louie Anderson

Date: Friday, September 19 8:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

 http://www.englerttemp.info/events.php

Midwest Creative College Town Conference

Date: Saturday, September 20 8:00 AM
Location: hotelVetro & Conference Center

College downtowns are becoming centers for coworking space in which business entrepreneurs develop their ideas and network with other small business startups. The re... Read More

Fall Friends Dinner

Date: Saturday, September 20 6:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

 http://www.englerttemp.info/events.php

Mark Kozelek of Sun Kil Moon

Date: Monday, September 22 8:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

 http://www.englerttemp.info/events.php

Pokey LaFarge's Central Time Tour

Date: Tuesday, September 23 8:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

 http://www.englerttemp.info/events.php

Burlington Street Bluegrass Band

Date: Wednesday, September 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/theburlingtonstreetbluegr... Read More

Downtown Walking MOAI

Date: Friday, September 26 12:00 PM
Location: Weatherdance Fountain - Weatherdance Fountain

Amos Lee

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

 http://www.englerttemp.info/events.php

Iowa City Book Festival

Date: Thursday, October 2 - Sunday, October 5
Location: Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature

The Iowa City Book Festival is a celebration of books, reading and writing. The festival includes readings, discussions, and demonstrations.

Burlington Street Bluegrass Band

Date: Wednesday, October 8 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/theburlingtonstreetbluegr... Read More

Maria's Voice, Featuring Savion Glover

Date: Sunday, October 12 7:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

 Maria's Voice featuring Savion Glover Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 7 p.m. Englert Theater, Iowa City In conjunction with Domestic Violence Awareness Month, D... Read More

Hawkeye Visit Day

Date: Monday, October 13 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

Hawkeye Visit Day

Date: Friday, October 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

KIMBERLY AKIMBO by David Lindsay-Abaire

Date: Friday, October 17 2:00 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

Kimberly is your regular teenager, except that she has an age-advancing genetic disease, an alcoholic father, a pregnant, hypochondriac mother and a pesky criminal a... Read More

Dollar Dog: A+

Date: Sunday, October 26 1:00 AM
Location: Riverside Theatre

University of Iowa Multicultural Visit Day

Date: Friday, October 31 8:30 AM
Location: The University of Iowa

An annual event co-hosted by the Center for Diversity & Enrichment (CDE) and the Office of Admissions. During Multicultural Visit Day you will experience a full... Read More

Hawkeye Visit Day & Transfer Day

Date: Friday, November 7 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

Burlington Street Bluegrass Band

Date: Wednesday, November 12 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/theburlingtonstreetbluegr... Read More

Hawkeye Visit Day & Transfer Day

Date: Friday, November 14 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

A GRATEFUL NATION by Ron Clark and Rick Williams

Date: Saturday, November 15 2:00 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

A script-in-hand performance of this touching memoir about a small Iowa community and it’s sacrifice at home and on the front of World War II.

Burlington Street Bluegrass Band

Date: Wednesday, November 26 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/theburlingtonstreetbluegr... Read More

A CHRISTMAS CAROL adapted by Paul Morella

Date: Friday, November 28 1:00 AM
Location: Riverside Theatre

A delightful adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens ghost story as a one-man show performed by Tim Budd.

Parents Night Out

Date: Friday, December 5 4:00 PM
Location: Robert A. Lee Recreation Center - 220 S Gilbert St, Iowa City, IA 52240

Drop your kiddos off for some fun and games while you do some shopping, or have dinner! We'll provide an open gym, where your kids can play basketball, rollerskate,... Read More

Burlington Street Bluegrass Band

Date: Wednesday, December 10 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/theburlingtonstreetbluegr... Read More

Parents Night Out

Date: Friday, December 12 4:00 PM
Location: Robert A. Lee Recreation Center - 220 S Gilbert St, Iowa City, IA 52240

Drop your kiddos off for some fun and games while you do some shopping, or have dinner! We'll provide an open gym, where your kids can play basketball, rollerskate,... Read More

Dollar Dog: Luna Gale

Date: Sunday, February 8 6:30 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

Gamicon

Date: Friday, February 20 - Sunday, February 22
Location: Sheraton Iowa City Hotel

Gamicon Psi is the 23rd installment of the longest running gaming convention in eastern Iowa. For the past few years, Gamicon has been held in mid-February at the Io... 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

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

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

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

Dollar Dog: Birth Witches, Part Two

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

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