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The University of Iowa's Dance Gala 2014 premieres Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. in Space Place Theater.
Published: 2014.10.16 | By Tim Schoon | 12:01 PM
Published: 2014.10.16
By Tim Schoon
12:01 PM
Get a sneak peak at Dance Gala 2014, which opens Oct. 16 in Space Place Theater. The performances will feature powerful energy and graceful flight, led by acclaimed University of Iowa faculty choreographers. Photo Feature
 

Iowa Now Minute - 10/30/14

Iowa Now Minute - 10/30/14

"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday in Iowa Now. Video

Hancher to present Roberta Flack at Riverside Casino & Golf Resort Event Center

Robert Flack

With songs like “Killing Me Softly with His Song” and “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” to her credit, Roberta Flack has crafted essential parts of the American soundtrack. The University of Iowa’s Hancher will present Flack on Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Riverside Casino & Golf Resort Event Center. Story

Hancher to present 'Healing Wars' by contemporary dance pioneer Liz Lerman

Image from Healing Wars

As the culmination of an extended residency that has touched many areas of the UI campus, Liz Lerman brings her newest work, "Healings Wars," to University of Iowa's Space Place Theatre Nov. 13-15. Story

Student work is showcased in 'Worth Fighting For' Pop Up Museum

Worth Fighting For

Liz Lerman and members of her company have interacted with students across the University of Iowa this fall. Some of those students are creating work for a special Pop Up Museum. Story

Development partner selected for UI Museum of Art project; I.O.W.A. engagement program announced

collection from the ui museum of art

The University of Iowa announced the selection of a development partner for the new UI Museum of Art. The group selected for negotiations is a partnership between H+H Development Group of Iowa City and Mortenson Inc. of Minneapolis. Story

Investing in the arts

UI School of Music rendering, courtesy of LMN Architects

For more than seven decades, the West family has supported and serviced music education for countless people of all ages throughout Iowa, the region, and internationally. Now, with a recent gift to the University of Iowa, the family is providing crucial support to one of the area’s most ambitious ever arts initiatives. Story

'Sustainability through historic salvage'

Roof work

A day-long symposium focusing on the process and benefit of historic architectural salvage will be held Saturday, Nov 8, at Art Building West, 141 N. Riverside Dr. on the University of Iowa campus. Though free, registration for the conference is required by Nov. 6. Story

Hancher to present Brazilian big band SpokFrevo Orquestra Oct. 30

SpokFrevo Orquestra

The University of Iowa’s Hancher will present SpokFrevo Orquestra on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m. at the Englert Theatre. The musical group takes frevo, traditionally a vibrant Brazilian street music with deep ties to Carnival, to center stage, honoring and reinventing tradition. Story

Dance Gala taking flight

Dancer dancing

Get a sneak peak at Dance Gala 2014, which opens Oct. 16 in Space Place Theater. The performances will feature powerful energy and graceful flight, led by acclaimed University of Iowa faculty choreographers. Photo Feature

Robinson among National Book Award finalists

Published
2014.10.15
marilynne robinson portrait

Pulitzer Prize winner and Iowa Writers' Workshop faculty member Marilynne Robinson was named a finalist Wednesday for the National Book Award. Robinson was cited for Lila, the third of an Iowa-based trilogy that began with her Pulitzer Prize-winning Gilead. Story from: Iowa City Press-Citizen

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