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City Council Candidate Meet and Greet @ The Dandy Lion

October 14 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Monday, repeating until October 14, 2019

Want to know more about who is running for City Council this November 5?  The Dandy Lion is hosting three Monday night events (September 30, October 7, and October 14) from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm that will each feature one City Council candidate.  Come meet and greet the candidates and take time to ask questions that are important to you! September 30 - Janice Weiner October 7 - Megan Alter October 14 - Laura Bergus

Abby Geni & Jac Jemc @ Prairie Lights

October 14 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Chicago based fiction writers Abby Geni and Jac Jemc will read from their fiction. Writers’ Workshop Visiting Assistant Professor of Fiction Abby Geni will read from The Wildlands. A finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize,  the Chicago Review of Books Fiction Award, The Wildlands was also named a Best Book of the Fall by Buzzfeed, Refinery 29, Bustle, PopSugar, HuffPost, and Real Simple. "Geni's character-driven environmental thriller--think Silent Spring by way of Celeste Ng--centers on the survivors of a tornado that destroys…

Trivia Night Andrew’s Bar Exam

October 14 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Come out for a great night of fun Vue's trivia night! Free to play, with prizes for the top finishing teams!

Jazz After Five

October 15 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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One event on October 15, 2019 at 5:00 PM

Jazz After Five was conceived by local jazz musician and University of Iowa music professor who played with groups all over the world, wanted there to be an outlet for jazz lovers of all ages and tastes so he came up with the idea of having an early Friday evening Jazz show. Iowa City residents, U of Iowa college students, and even interested high school students can now swing by and enjoy new and original jazz compositions within the cozy…

Tuesday Dance Party w/ DJ MX Divine

October 15 @ 8:30 PM - October 16 @ 2:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 PM on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2019

The Tuesday Dance party is back! NO COVER Upper deck open at 5. DJ MX Divine spins starting at 9 plus karaoke upstairs too

Iowa City Farmers Market

October 16 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

An event every week that begins at 7:30 AM on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City's Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall. Details: Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m.…

Melissa Sweet @ Prairie Lights

October 16 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Please join us for a special event with beloved children's book illustrator Melissa Sweet, who will talk about her artwork and the latest book she has illustrated; How to Read a Book, by Kwame Alexander. Sweet has illustrated over 100 books and her work has been in magazines, on greeting cards, as well as games and toys. She has received numerous awards including two Caldecott honors; A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams and The Right Word: Roget and his Thesaurus, both by Jen…

H.P. Waitt @ Prairie Lights

October 17 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Debut fantasy author H.P. Waitt will read from the first book of her YA Series, Band of Shadows: The Scarlet Onyx Saga. Featuring a seventeen year old protagonist who finds herself alone in the unknown world of Avalon, Band of Shadows takes place in a land inhabited by healing plants, game-playing birds, and trees with secrets! Morgana, the island’s enigmatic leader reveals that  Scarlet is a Faye, a powerful race of people whose population was nearly decimated during the Shadow Wars. There is a…

Timothy Donnelly @ Prairie Lights

October 17 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Poet Timothy Donnelly will read from The Problem of the Many. "Timothy Donnelly meditates on the very terms that make meditation possible—terms such as 'knowledge,' 'mystery,' 'particular,' 'mind,' and 'will' . . . and he makes the tough time we have pinning those terms down into one of his typical subjects."—Steph Burt Poems from The Problem of the Many have appeared or are forthcoming in the New Yorker, the New Republic, A Public Space, the Paris Review, Poetry, and elsewhere. Donnelly is the author…

My Fellow Americans @ The Vue

October 17 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

My Fellow Americans is a quartet that covers pop, rock, country, and soul. The band uses soaring three part harmony, three complimentary guitars, one solid bass, and one kick drum to deliver a unique sound that is both impressive and intimate. My Fellow Americans performs songs that are familiar yet still manage to breathe new life into the classics.

Anna Lilly w. Justin K. Comer @The Iowa City Yacht Club

October 17 @ 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Peace, love, faith...embodied, expressed, and shared. Anna Lilly creates soulful folk songs that meld the human voice and the voice of the violin into one. While the Iowa native's classical background shows itself in virtuosic lines, it's her travels, spirituality, and belief in our common good that speak in her melodic poetry. Anna reflects on love, the simple yet incredibly complex human condition, and her life-long pursuit of truth-seeking in all the music she creates. She's made music over the…

DanceWorks Chicago in Iowa City: Always Moving.

October 18 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Iowa Dance Festival, On the Street, brings DanceWorks Chicago to the streets of Iowa City. FREE PERFORMANCE CORNER OF DUBUQUE AND WASHINGTON  ST Locally sourced. Think global. Dance local. Always Moving. Come out Iowa City!!! iowadancefestival.org Founded in 2007, DanceWorks Chicago (DWC) fills a niche in the dance ecosystem. A creative incubator focusing on the development of young people, DWC fosters a diverse next generation of movers and makers, empowering early career artists to cultivate their unique voices through…

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