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Gyrls Night Out: Fancy Beaded Earwires

January 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Using resin flowers, chain, and a dangle, design an earring where the ear wire is part of the design.  Participants will manipulate sterling wire to shape the earwire, harden the wire,, and file the end to ensure smooth entry into your ear.  No experience needed.  Instructor: Cheryl Weatherford.

Kiley Reid @Prairie Lights

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Writers’ Workshop graduate Kiley Reid will read from and talk about her new novel, Such a Fun Age.  This debut novel dives head first into matters of race and privilege, set around a young black babysitter, her well-intentioned employer, and a surprising connection that threatens to undo them both. Generating extraordinary pre-publication excitement, film and TV rights have already been acquired, and the book has received praise from writers such as Chloe Benjamin and Paul Harding. Such a Fun Age was selected…

The Agitators, by Mat Smart

January 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 16, 2020

The Agitators, By Mat Smart Directed by Chris Okiishi “A must see… A powerful history lesson that needs to have a voice” (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle). The Agitators tells of the enduring, tempestuous friendship of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass. Young abolitionists when they met in the 1840s, they were full of hopes, dreams, and common purpose. This is the story of their 45-year friendship – from its beginning in Rochester to the highest halls of government. They agitated…

The Host Country @The Mill

January 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Host Country from Des Moines, IA brings you rock infused with Americana, blues, and folk. Unique, lyrically driven music that's inviting and sincere, but tinged with the rawness of the emotions that live within love, longing, regret, joy, and everything in between. Dual vocalists & songwriters Ty Wistrand (guitar) & Diana Weishaar (keys) along with a solid crew of Tom Rue (bass), Ethan Weishaar (drums), and Michael Lovan (guitar) use their music to tell a story that's heartfelt, relatable,…

Zoofunkyou w/ The Grapvines & Citrus Sunday @ Gabe’s

January 24 @ 8:00 pm - January 25 @ 12:00 am

Chicago’s best kept secret is Zoofunkyou, a modern day blues-infused psychedelic soulfunk phenomenon who have brought their quick-witted sonic expressionism and meaningful melodic lyrics to audiences all around the country. Their stew of finely crafted musical elements is a recipe that they’ve been brewing since 2013 with different ingredients and instrumentalists interspersed along the way. In the current iteration, founder Derek Dare (Guitar & Vocals) leads a quartet of fearless improvisers, Matthew Coglianese (Bass & Vocals), Jake Hennessy (Drums) and…

iHearIC: The Only Ion, CBE, Jennifer MacBain, Deb Tiemens @ Yacht Club

January 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Welcome to the new decade. We're going to be doing a few shows at Yacht Club this Spring. Invite your friends and family and everyone to our January concert. This month will feature... The Only Ion: Employing eclectic musical styles with poetic lyricism, bordering on several musical genres, and is influenced by a number of different elements. He has shared the stage with Grieves, Ghostface Killah, PsalmOne, Sage Francis, Prof, Freddie Gibbs, Mac Lethal, Wyclef Jean, Black Milk, F.Stokes, Ceschi,…

Salsa Dancing @ The Vue

January 24 @ 9:00 pm - January 25 @ 1:00 am

Come on out to Vue Rooftop for an amazing night of salsa dancing and fantastic views of Iowa City! 9pm-10pm Salsa Lessons and 10pm open floor with DJ Edwin Alvarado! $10 cover at the door. Music mixed by Master DJ-Edwin Alvarado, and Lessons will be provided by Christian and Danitza Alva

Salsa Night At Vue Rooftop

January 24 @ 10:00 pm - January 25 @ 1:00 am
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One event on March 20, 2020 at 10:00 pm

One event on April 17, 2020 at 10:00 pm

Join us for one of the best Salsa parties in Iowa City! DJ "Edwin Valladares" will be in the house tuning your favorite Salsa and Latino songs. Don't miss the chance to have a lot of fun and enjoy some of the best drinks in the area. Lessons for beginners will start at 9pm followed by social dancing at 10pm.

Wire Wrapped Copper and Pearl Bracelet

January 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn wire-wrapping techniques using copper wire.   Participants will make a very smart looking undulating bracelet with copper wire and beads.  No previous experience is necessary.  Instructor: Cheryl Weatherford. Note:  This class serves as a prerequisite for Wire Wrapping Stones 2.0 on Feb. 1.  

Make 2 Bracelets: Intro to Stringing

January 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Stringing beads is a fundamental jewelry making skill.  This class places a focus on aesthetics, functionality, and security.  You will make two bracelets using Czech Republic pressed glass beads and sterling silver spacers.  One bracelet will be made strung on nylon and the second on flexible wire.  No previous experience is needed.  Instructor: Karen Kubby.

Emma Goldman Clinic’s Annual Choice Event: W. W. E. D.

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This year’s Emma Goldman Clinic Annual Choice Event will be held on Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Hotel Vetro in downtown Iowa City. The two-and-a-half-hour event starts at 6 p.m. General admission tickets are available online for $60; student tickets are half-price. Sponsorship-level support is available as well. Megan Gogerty will be the keynote speaker. Gogerty is a playwright, actor and stand-up comedian who teaches musical theatre, dramatic literature and playwriting at the University of Iowa. Her work has been produced internationally, and she…

Pride Trivia @ The Mill

January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Iowa City Pride for Queer Trivia! Each month, Iowa City Pride will team up with local pubs and restaurants to bring you a fun, unique trivia experience! Join us Saturday, January 25 at the Mill for the first trivia of the year! 100% of the proceeds from this events go back to Pride and will be hosted by one of Iowa City's drag stars (TBD)!! Stay tuned for more info and reveals.

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