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Professional theatre connecting artists and audiences through intimate, engaging, and provocative productions, and providing an artistic home for regional theatre professionals. September through April season of classic plays, new plays, musicals, a monologue festival, at theatre on Gilbert Street. Also June/July summer season centered around the classics.
June 2-4, 2017 (TBC). Weekend- long festival, 125+ local and national artists, live music and entertainment on two stages across 7 city blocks. Culinary Row serving regional and ethnic foods + Global Village, an Emerging Artist Area featuring upcoming student artists. A feast for the senses and something for everyone! See website for more info:
June 3, 2017 (TBC), noon-6pm at Basix, 3916 1st Ave NE + June 5th Pride at Planet X Fun Center, Lindale Mall Shopping Center. See more events during the preceding week at website:
June 12-18, 2017 (TBC). Friday/Saturday events typically include: Picnic in the Park, Pride Pre-Party, Pride Festival entertainment, Downtown Ped Mall / Linn St Festival, Pride Parade through Downtown - walk, ride, skate, dance, roll - from College Green Park (600 E College St), down Iowa Ave and College St, back to park.
Mid-August, 2017, annual festival, skipping 2016, in past years at the Englert Theatre. Independent movies from around the world screen in Iowa City’s historic downtown -- from two minutes to two hours long, artsy experimentation to outrageous comedy, family stories to heartbreaking drama, hard-hitting documentaries, music videos and amazing animation.