Events categorized as "Arts/Entertainment":

Mooring

@ Theatre Building

Presented by the Department of Theatre Arts
Workshop Series. Continue reading

The Englert Theatre Presents: Mandolin O...

@ The Englert

“Mandolin Orange has been quietly gathering local and faraway fans since its debut album was released back in 2010. Continue reading

Prairie Lights Reading Series

@ Prairie Lights Books

Join the International Writing Program at Prairie Lights Bookstore on Sundays from 4-5 p.m. Continue reading

IWP Cinematheque: Short Films

@ Adler Journalism and Mass...

Join us for this film screening series each Sunday at the Adler Journalism Building, Room e105. Continue reading

Lunch with Niyaz: Hancher Presents

@ Iowa City Public Library

Musicians Azam Ali and Loga Ramin Torkian, who the Huffington Post calls “an evolutionary force in contemporary Middle Eastern music,” will discuss their latest work, The Fourth Light Project. Continue reading

Lunch with Niyaz: Islam and Sufism, A Br...

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Niyaz band members will discuss the eighth‐century Muslim saint who served as the inspiration for their latest work, Rabia al‐Basri, who set forth the doctrine of Divine Love and non‐duality,... Continue reading

Max Jacob: A French Poet Between the Art...

@ Visual Arts Building

Join us for a lecture by the 2017 Ida Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor Rosanna Warren. Continue reading

Rosanna Warren Reading

@ Visual Arts Building

Join us for a reading by the 2017 Ida Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor Rosanna Warren. Continue reading

Lunch with Niyaz: Iranian American Immig...

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Niyaz has created a 21st century global trance tradition by seamlessly blending medieval Sufi poetry and folk songs from their native Iran and its surrounding countries in the Persian Gulf,... Continue reading

Lunch with Niyaz: Feminism in the East

@ Iowa City Public Library

Inspired by Ali Shariati’s perspective on Feminism, Azam Ali and Loga Ramin Torkian will explore women’s rights and gender identity in the Global South. Continue reading

Flip FabriQue, "Catch Me!"

@ Hancher Auditorium

Your family will want to catch Flip FabriQue, a circus company committed to joy, playfulness, and friendship. Continue reading

Battle of the Bands

Come one come all to the first annual University of Iowa Battle of the Bands!. Continue reading

IWP Panel Series: Permanent Migration, o...

@ Iowa City Public Library

Join the International Writing Program for this weekly panel discussion series at the Iowa City Public Library (Meeting Room A).Free pizza and refreshments served. Continue reading

Lunch with Niyaz: Tech to Enhance the Ar...

@ Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

The Fourth Light Project is a multimedia experience, combining live music and sacred dance (a dervish) with advanced projection techniques that respond to sound and music in real time. Continue reading

Shambaugh House Reading Series

@ Shambaugh House

Join the International Writing Program for this weekly reading series at the Shambaugh House featuring 2017 Fall Residents.Free refreshments will be served. Continue reading

The Miracle in Franklin

@ Theatre Building

Presented by the Department of Theatre Arts
Workshop Series. Continue reading

Niyaz, "The Fourth Light Project"

@ Hancher Auditorium

Niyaz—known for its contemporary electroacoustic trance music that blends Sufi poetry with folk music from Iran and surrounding countries—embraces the collision of the old and new as a means to... Continue reading

Nicole Esposito: Flute and Friends

@ Voxman Music Building

Nicole Esposito, flute
Angela Jones-Reus, flute
Andrea "Fluterscooter" Fisher, flute
Seong-Sil Kim, piano. Continue reading

The Englert Theatre Presents: The Olate ...

@ The Englert

The Olate Dogs are the winning participants from Season 7 of America’s Got Talent, capturing the $1,000,000 prize. Continue reading

Northside Bistro: Hancher Culinary Arts ...

@ Hancher Auditorium

Northside Bistro supports community and makes the best of what’s available locally, working toward offering 80% local products while committing 100% to Iowa farmers. Continue reading

Homecoming 2017: Iowa Shout

@ University of Iowa Pentac...

Come check out performances put up by student organizations and FSL chapters!. Continue reading

La Santa Cecilia

@ Hancher Auditorium

La Santa Cecilia, named for the patron saint of musicians, was blessed with the Grammy for Best Latin Rock Album for Treinta Días in 2014. Continue reading

Ballroom & Latin Dancing

@ Old Brick

American Style Tango lesson by Christina Coveyou of Cannon Studios at 7:30pm.Social dancing to recorded music 8:30pm - 10:45pm. Continue reading

IWP Panel Series: Emancipating Bodies, E...

@ Iowa City Public Library

Join the International Writing Program for this weekly panel discussion series at the Iowa City Public Library (Meeting Room A).Free pizza and refreshments served. Continue reading

Shambaugh House Reading Series

@ Shambaugh House

Join the International Writing Program for this weekly reading series at the Shambaugh House featuring 2017 Fall Residents.Free refreshments will be served. Continue reading

The Crucible

@ Theatre Building

Presented by the Department of Theatre Arts
Mainstage Series. Continue reading

G. Willow Wilson, "A Superhero for Gener...

@ Hancher Auditorium

G.Willow Wilson is a superhero who employs her literary powers to address pressing issues including religious intolerance and gender politics. Continue reading

IWP Cinematheque: Blind Massage

@ Becker Communication Stud...

Join us for this film screening series each Sunday.This week's screening is at the Becker Communication Studies Building, Room 101. Continue reading

The King and I

@ Hancher Auditorium

Services for People with Disabilities.Please contact Hancher's accessibility services at 319-335-1158. Continue reading

Starfire

@ Theatre Building

Presented by the Department of Theatre Arts
Gallery Series. Continue reading

Grant Wood Fellow Shoptalk: Joe DeVera

@ Art Building West

Hear from the 2017-18 Grant Wood Fellow in Painting & Drawing, Joe DeVera. Continue reading

Twilight Bowl

@ Theatre Building

Presented by the Department of Theatre Arts
Gallery Series. Continue reading

IWP Panel Series: Emo: The Mode of High ...

@ Iowa City Public Library

Join the International Writing Program for this weekly panel discussion series at the Iowa City Public Library (Meeting Room A).Free pizza and refreshments served. Continue reading

Shambaugh House Reading Series

@ Shambaugh House

Join the International Writing Program for this weekly reading series at the Shambaugh House featuring 2017 Fall Residents.Free refreshments will be served. Continue reading

A.pe.ri.od.ic -Time with People "Trash O...

@ Voxman Music Building

Time With People (2013) is not an opera in the traditional sense.There are no characters, costumes, or even orchestral instruments. Continue reading

New York City Ballet MOVES

@ Hancher Auditorium

Established in 1948 by choreographer George Balanchine and arts aficionado Lincoln Kirstein, New York City Ballet is one of the foremost dance companies in the world. Continue reading

Nothing But Days

@ Theatre Building

Presented by the Department of Theatre Arts
Gallery Series. Continue reading

Shambaugh House Reading Series

@ Shambaugh House

Join the International Writing Program for this weekly reading series at the Shambaugh House featuring 2017 Fall Residents.Free refreshments will be served. Continue reading

Ethan Lipton & His Orchestra, "Late Nigh...

@ Hancher Auditorium

Ethan Lipton is rumpled, self-deprecating, and brilliant.Choose one, two, or three ways to experience his hilarious, heartrending work. Continue reading

Prairie Lights Reading Series

@ Prairie Lights Books

Join the International Writing Program at Prairie Lights Bookstore on Sundays from 4-5 p.m. Continue reading

bad things happen here

@ Theatre Building

Presented by the Department of Theatre Arts
Gallery Series. Continue reading

The Englert Theatre Presents: Real Estat...

In Mind, the fourth full-length record from Real Estate, is a portrait of a mature band at the height of its power. Continue reading

Piano Sundays: Music Teachers National A...

@ Old Capitol Museum

The Piano Sundays concert series will once again feature the remarkable talent from the Piano Area in the Music Teachers National Association - Iowa. Continue reading

Baroncini Ristorante: Hancher Culinary A...

@ Hancher Auditorium

Baroncini Ristorante is an authentic Italian restaurant emphasizing classic techniques and the use of fresh Iowa ingredients combined with Italian produce. Continue reading

The Dybbuk of Dachau

@ Theatre Building

Presented by the Department of Theatre Arts
Gallery Series. Continue reading

Agnes in Green

@ Theatre Building

Presented by the Department of Theatre Arts
Workshop Series. Continue reading

Fun Home

@ Theatre Building

Presented by the Department of Theatre Arts
Mainstage Series. Continue reading

Peter Naughton DMA Percussion Chamber Re...

@ Voxman Music Building

Peter Naughton, percussion
Ben Yancey, percussion
Travis Newman, percussion
Paul Downing, percussion
Joshua Dreyer, percussion
Emory Hensley, percussion
Jordan McFarland, percussion. Continue reading

Straight No Chaser

@ Hancher Auditorium

Ten guys.No instruments.One unmistakable sound.A cappella powerhouse Straight No Chaser is bringing the holiday cheer to Hancher Auditorium. Continue reading

Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, "A ...

@ Hancher Auditorium

It truly is a family affair when Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy bring their Celtic—by way of Cape Breton, Canada—music to the stage for a holiday party. Continue reading

Camille A. Brown & Dancers, "ink"

@ Hancher Auditorium

“The heart of the work is about seeing the dancers,” says Camille A.Brown.“They are people. Continue reading

By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

@ Theatre Building

Presented by the Department of Theatre Arts
Mainstage Series. Continue reading

Billy Childs Quartet

@ Hancher Auditorium

Pianist and composer Billy Childs joined the Ying Quartet for a classical concert last season at Hancher. Continue reading

Orchard Green Restaurant and Lounge: Han...

@ Hancher Auditorium

Orchard Green Restaurant and Lounge features gourmet classics and innovative American-Mediterranean cuisine artistically prepared with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Continue reading

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan, "For...

@ Hancher Auditorium

Lin Hwai-min is the founder and artistic director of Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan. Continue reading

Motown: The Musical

@ Hancher Auditorium

The performance on Sunday, March 4, at 1:00 pm will feature an American Sign Language interpreter. Continue reading

Elias String Quartet

@ Hancher Auditorium

A collaboration with the UI String Quartet Residency Program. Continue reading

Piano Sundays: Alan Huckleberry and Stud...

@ Old Capitol Museum

The Piano Sundays concert series will once again feature the remarkable talent of Alan Huckleberry and Studio. Continue reading

"My Lai" - Kronos Quartet, Rinde Eckert,...

@ Hancher Auditorium

Jonathan Berger, composer
Harriet Scott Chessman, librettist
Brian H.Scott, lighting designer. Continue reading

Brian Stokes Mitchell with the Universit...

@ Hancher Auditorium

“The last leading man” comes to Hancher Auditorium to perform with University of Iowa student musicians under the baton of Dr.William LaRue Jones. Continue reading

Student life at iowa

10 reasons finals week is actually straight 24k magic

May 5, 2017

The trees on campus are budding and the air is fragrant with the smells of summer, which can only mean one thing. FINALS ARE COMING. But have no fear! The IMU's got you covered. We've come up with all the best activities necessary to take you from this... to THIS.1. Continue Reading

Amanda Bartlett : Student Leader

May 5, 2017

Amanda Bartlett is a senior at the University of Iowa studying Journalism and Mass Communication. Amanda is also the marketing director for Bijou Film Board, the student-run film organization here on campus. The film board, comprised of about 25 students, is dedicated to entertaining and engaging the campus and community... Continue Reading

Michael Rendleman: Student Leader

April 4, 2017

Michael Rendleman is a senior at the University of Iowa studying Biomedical Engineering. Michael is also the co-director of music for Intersection: Men's A Cappella Group. Intersection was established in 2006 when a group of friends waned to sing together and decided to start a student organization to get more... Continue Reading

Lauren Martin: Student Leader

March 3, 2017

Lauren Martin is a senior at the University of Iowa studying Journalism and Mass Communications. Lauren is president of Public Relations Student Society of America, PRSSA. The group consists of 44 members with the help of her executive board and professional advisors in giving the organization experience in the field... Continue Reading

10 reasons finals week is actually the most wonderful time of the year

December 12, 2016

The calendar is reading December, which can only mean one thing. FINALS ARE COMING. But have no fear! The IMU's got you covered. We've come up with all the best activities necessary to take you from this... To THIS. Here's what you can expect from the #finalsatIMU 2016 season: 1. Continue Reading