Run DSM spoken word presentation

DEG Event. Spoken word performance, slam poetry readings by local high school and college students. $5 admission. Movement 515 is a creative writing community where, once a week, students and teachers come together to write spoken word, performance poetry. Attempting … More

Pub Crawl  

DEG Event 5 to 5:45pm at el Bait Shop, Maureen Ogle, In Meat We Trust 6:00 to 6:45pm at High Life Lounge, Dave Price, Caucus Chaos 7:00 to 7:45pm at el Bait Shop, J. Wilson, Iowa Pints 8:00 to 8:45pm … More

Photojournalist David Peterson

DEG Events Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer David Peterson will discuss his new book, “The Drake Relays:  America’s Athletic Classic”, an iconic photographic tribute to the Drake Relays which includes astounding and dramatic photos taken over the span of nearly forty years.  … More

Author Kent Kruegger book-signing, Windigo Island

Kruegger writes a mystery series set in the north woods of Minnesota. His protagonist, a man of mixed heritage—part Irish and part Ojibwe. His last five novels were all New York Times bestsellers. He will appear at Beaverdale books and … More

“Was the Word” spoken word performance

Was the Word will bring professional storytellers, performance poets, and live music to the stage of the State Historical Building. Based in Iowa City, Was the Word is a monthly spoken word and music event produced by Working Group Theatre … More

“Geology Rocks!” workshop

Children’s author Cindy Blobaum will conduct two hands-on workshops for kids ages 6-14.  Each session holds 50 people.  Free admission.  She will help the children explore the science of fossils and discuss her first book “Geology Rocks!” Presented by Science Center … More

Author Colin Woodard presentation

Mr. Woodard, an award-winning journalist and author, will discuss his book, American Nations:  A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America.  Beyond red states and blue – a history of North America and its patterns of migration … More