By John Bear
First They Came for the N-Word
A new version of Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn takes out more than 200 instances of the n-word and replaces them with “slave.”
Kim Jew Photography
Waxing philosophic on Frederico Vigil’s new fresco, Kanye West and impermanence
By David Leigh
It’s odd that we invest in stuff. Every thing we buy gets frozen in its moment, in our past, and achieves obsolescence as fast as it takes to get to the next version. Art does the same thing. And maybe that’s why we’ve become so comfortable with conceptual art, because it can feel timeless.
Loud, Fast and Iowa Blows
Corn-belt misfits come of age
Review by John Bear
The House of Tomorrow
It should be no surprise that the two isolated, hormone-addled Iowa adolescents in The House of Tomorrow—by first-time novelist Peter Bognanni—love their punk music, though they find it in different ways.
Nutcracker on the Rocks
By Maggie Grimason
Opening with Tchaikovsky, the classic tale is re-imagined with a production filled with rock and roll hits by the Velvet Underground, Aretha Franklin and more.
Kindling the Light: The Rebbe's Orkestra
By August March
A Hanukkah concert for everyone celebrating Judaic music from varied cultural and historic traditions. Hear a variety of Judaic ballads, folk songs, theater and liturgical pieces.
Minecraft Ornaments at Main Library
Paint a wooden block to make a Minecraft ornament. Supplies are limited; registration is required.
Christmas Choral Concert at First Presbyterian Church
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