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WHAT'S UP Imagine a concert featuring T.I., Gotye and Puscifer. Yeah, we can’t picture it either, but doesn’t it sound awesome? That’s why here at Pulse we’ve decided to give you weekly Spotify playlists (see page 13 for the inaugural list) featuring picks by Pulse staff, whose music tastes are as varied, as, well, T.I., Gotye and Puscifer. We figure with an eclectic bunch like us, there’s bound to be something for every ear.

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We’ve got a resident hip-hopper, a classic ‘70s listener, some indie fans and a couple of staffers who are all over the board. And YOU, dear Pulsers, are the beneficiaries of this musical melting pot. We’ll be sharing a new Pulse Hit List each week on Twitter and Facebook (look to the left for how to find us there). Yeah, we rock. It’s OK to say it. You’re welcome.

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GBPAC SEASON 2012-13 March 27 and 28 The hit Broadway musical tells the story of three friends, based on Green Dayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s award-winning, multi-platinum album.

2CELLOS April 9

Former cello rivals Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser join forces to perform.

Dreamgirls March 16

The rags-to-riches story of a 1960s Motown girl group.

West Side Story Feb. 8, Feb. 9 and Feb. 10

Arguably the greatest musical of all time with a score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim.

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs March 24

Based on the hilarious popular book, the play begins where the book leaves off, with Alexander T. Wolf on trial for the murder of two of the three little pigs. Buck-A-Kid performances.

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Cloris Leachman

Sept. 29

The legendary performer’s one-woman show draws from magical moments of her professional career and personal life.

Ballet Folklorico de Mexico

Oct. 11

Vince Gill

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Capitol Steps

Oct. 14

Imani Winds

Oct. 28

A rich cultural experience that keeps the dance traditions of Mexico alive, performed by classically trained dancers. It has been described by critics as “a visual feast.” Buck-A-Kid performance.

The country music star has sold more than 26 million albums. Hits include When I Call Your Name, Liza Jane, Look at Us, Take Your Memory With You and Don’t Let Our Love Start Slippin’ Away.

An election year tradition, this group lampoons politics and Washington, D.C., in a nonpartisan satire filled with song parodies, skits and humor.

Grammy-nominated Imani Winds redefines the boundaries of the traditional wind quintet.

Shrek: The Musical

Nov. 7 and 8

Based on the DreamWorks film that started it all, the musical brings the hilarious story of everyone’s favorite ogre to life on stage.

Circus Oz Feb. 26 and 27

The legendary, globeroving national circus of Australia performs to the rocking sound of a live band.

Charles Bradley

Nov. 17

Bradley spent the better part of his childhood living on the streets, but he was inspired after seeing James Brown at The Apollo. His album, No Time for Dreaming, is on Dunham Records. Club Series event.

Cherish the Ladies

Irish traditional culture wrapped up in an immensely humorous and entertaining musical package.

Dec. 9

Miracle on 34th Street

Dec. 21

Cinderella

Jan. 26

Opera Gala

Feb. 23

Justin Hines

March 8

The holiday musical about a little girl who learns to believe that there is a Santa Claus. Buck-A-Kid performance.

Jubilant music by Prokofiev, dance by the Russian National Ballet and the favorite story of a girl who wins the heart of a prince. Buck-A-Kid performance.

UNI Opera joins forces with the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra to perform opera and operetta favorites.

Canadian singer/songwriter Justin Hines’ latest album, Days to Recall, marks his American debut. Club Series event.

Robert Robinson

March 30

Robinson and the Twin Cities Gospel Choir celebrate the rich tradition and spirituality of African-American music.

Conrad Tao Nov. 18

The 17-year-old Chinese-American pianist from Urbana, Ill., was discovered playing children’s songs on the piano at 18 months of age. Critics rave about his brilliance and his gripping performances.

The Secret Life of Bees

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Brentano String Quartet

April 14

Creme de la Creme 13

May 10

A young girl’s search for the truth about her mother leads her to three beekeeping sisters and the discovery of the real meaning of family.

The quartet has performed around the world to popular and critical acclaim.

Performers to be announced.

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MUSICAL euphoria And this one time, at band camp … there was an amazing lineup of supremely talented musicians.

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We’re talking about the ninth annual Camp Euforia, a full-blown sonic wonder featuring more than 20 bands on two stages over two days. The festival also features a Saturday morning yoga session that typically draws around 200 calm and bend-y festivalgoers. And Camp Euforia wouldn’t be complete without the alwayspopular Coffee With the Grossos. Enjoy a free cup of coffee and listen to the Grosso Family Band. Coffee and bluegrass: as good as milk and cornflakes to start the day. Especially at band camp.

Camp Euforia

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Future Rock Headfor the Hills Roster McCabe The Ragbirds Aaron Kamm and the One Drops John Wayne and The Pain The Uniphonics Lick It Ticket The Fez Tallgrass Chris Gelbuda

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anctus Real, known for No. 1 hits Forgiven and Lead Me, is coming to Cedar Falls. The American Christian rock band has a Dove Award under its belt, as well as five albums, including 2010â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Pieces of Real Heart, which earned them a Grammy nod. The bandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s music incorporates a modern alternative rock style and has evolved from power pop to a more melodic and guitar-driven sound.

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ack Black and Kyle Gass are back in the ring to lambast everyone who counted them as down for the count. Rize of the Fenix is largely a wily metajoke within itself. After 2006’s Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny floundered at the box office and cast a dark cloud over the subsequent soundtrack album, many believed the D would die off quickly. Fenix plays as the band’s great caper: it parodies the concept of a comeback album while simultaneously functioning as one. Luckily, the trick works most of the time, though the band sacrifices some of its shenanigans for unexpected maturity. Jack Black has really come into his own as a vocalist. The comedy actor has some impressive pipes, operating somewhere between a squealing falsetto and gravelly snarl. He shows range on the album, his chops a comedy cocktail of one part Rob

Rize of the Fenix by Tenacious D Genre: Comedy, Hard rock Sounds like: The Lonely Island, Stephen Lynch, Foo Fighters

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Halford, two parts Ronnie James Dio and three parts of his own private stock. While both mainstay members lend their talents to the fretwork, Gass is clearly the virtuoso. His plucking is rapid-fire, wrapping itself around Black’s vocals like a tightly coiled serpent. The ever-busy Dave Grohl lends his considerable talent to beating the skins once again. How did the busiest man in rock find the time for this? The tracks are sometimes scattershot. The title track is the most direct of them all, charting the band’s death following its feature film and reincarnation. The personal jabs and barbs aimed at the

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media help to make it a standout track. Subject matter runs the gamut from Star Wars (Deth Starr) to Black and Gass’s friendship (The Ballad of Hollywood Jack and the Rage Kage). The hilarious skits from their debut album are back, none better than Classical Teacher, which will have you in tears. Some of the tracks, though, are simply too short to resonate or lack the memorability of old staples like Tribute or Wonderboy. I can’t say that the time away has improved Tenacious D, but I can say this band still knows how to make your face hurt with unadulterated laughter. In the largely humorless radio soundscape, that’s more than enough to be worth a look.

While it doesn’t continually pulverize your funny bone in the same manner as their debut, you will not regret letting the D rock your socks again.

MELODY GARDOT The Absence

THE WALKMEN Heaven

CORNERSHOP Urban Turban

PAUL THORN What the Hell Is Goin’ On?

Last time out, on her 2008 album My One and Only Thrill, Philadelphia chanteuse Melody Gardot cast a subtle torch-singer spell. That album worked a gray-day Billie Holiday mood, and The Absence maintains a gauzy, low-key vibe. Instead of evoking a smoky Parisian melancholy, however, The Absence finds its source of sadness and longing through the yearning concept of saudade in the fado music of Portugal. That, along with the sunnier rhythms of Brazilian bossa nova, which come to the fore in lead single Mire and the bluesy Goodbye, suffuses the album with a sophisticated, worldly melancholy, with which Gardot always seems entirely at home. — Dan DeLuca, The Philadelphia Inquirer

While I Shovel Snow, one of the best tracks on the Walkmen’s last album, 2010’s Lisbon, was its most understated, and it seems to have suggested the direction for Heaven, the New York/Philly quintet’s sixth full-length. This is a pretty album, in the way that albums from the National can be pretty. “I was the Duke of Earl, but it couldn’t last,” Hamilton Leithauser croons introspectively on album-opener We Can’t Be Beat. There’s an element of doo-wop to what the Walkmen do there and on No One Ever Sleeps, a track that also features Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold. Fans of The Rat, the band’s signature anthem, may be disappointed, but Heaven offers plenty of rarefied pleasures. — Steve Klinge, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Since the ’90s, Cornershop has made Brit-popping trip-hop ripe with the flavors of traditional Indian music. It’s been a tightly knit affair that singer/lyricist Tjinder Singh and pal Ben Ayres (keyboards, tamboura) have brewed to a musical stew that Cornershop calls “turban” pop. The the Anglo-Indian ensemble has opened themselves up, beyond their Punjabi whir, to include elements of folk, soul and electro. In Urban Turban, Singh hands the mike to, among others, SoKo for Something Makes You Feel Like. But it’s the sunshiny, choir-backed What Did the Hippie Have in His Bag? starring Singh alone that makes Urban Turban a truly torrid treat. — A.D. Amorosi, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Make no mistake: Paul Thorn is an excellent songwriter in his own right and quite the colorful character and performer. For this album, however, the former boxer from Tupelo, Miss., has decided to focus on the songs of others. The good news is it still sounds like a Paul Thorn album, and a mighty fine one. Most of the material comes from the same rootsy milieu he works in but is not overly familiar, helping the singer-guitarist and his excellent band put their own stamp on it even without radically reworking it. That goes for the dirty blues of Elvin Bishop’s title song and the swampy gospel of Buddy and Julie Miller’s Shelter Me Lord. — Nick Cristiano, The Philadelphia Inquirer

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DElAWArE CouNTy FAIr prEsENTs Warning: Trespassers will be rocked. Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be knocked out cold when Five Finger Death Punch brings the Trespass America Tour through Waterloo on July 22. These dudes promise a high-octane experience, â&#x20AC;&#x153;a theme park thrill ride for metalheads.â&#x20AC;? The hard rockers have a soft side, though. Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re aiding suicide prevention through their new video, Coming Down, and will donate a dollar from every ticket sold on the Trespass Tour to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Five Finger Death Punch Trespass America Tour with Killswitch Engage, Trivium, Pop Evil, Jonathan Davis as DJ J. Devil Sunday, July 22 @ 4 PM

McElroy Auditorium, Waterloo $25; $35 week of show; $40 day of show ticketmaster.com, NCC office

CreedenCe Clearwater revisited Friday, July 13th @ 6 pm All you care to eat and drink while on the track! Manchester, IA | www.delawarecofair.com Deadline to Enter: Thursday, July 5 Winners will be selected the day following the deadline to enter and contacted by e-mail and phone. No purchase necessary to play. Must be 18 years or older to participate.

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Gary Kelley

Gallery without walls MELODY PARKER | Pulse Writer

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amed illustrator Gary Kelley’s atmospheric and slyly humorous “Pigasso” poster referencing Picasso’s “blue period” is a sure sign that Cedar Falls’ College Hill Arts Festival is fast approaching. An estimated 12,000 visitors are expected to head to the gallery without walls to view and shop at 75 artists’ booths during the award-winning, juried art show often described as a jewel in the Cedar Valley. Mary-Sue Bartlett, who is co-chairing the event with Vaughn Griffith, says the festival’s calling cards are high-quality fine art and a serene setting. “So many other festivals take place on asphalt streets or concrete parking lots, so artists welcome the grass underfoot and trees overhead.” Artists will exhibit and sell their works, and musical entertainment, food and the Young Art Collectors Gallery add to the festival atmosphere. CHAF is kept deliberately small and intimate to allow interaction between artists and patrons. There are artists from Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Kentucky, Arkansas and Indiana.

College Hill Arts Festival July 20-21 Noon – 8 PM Friday, 10 AM – 5 PM Saturday 23rd and College streets, Cedar Falls Free admission

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BRANDON HEATH OPENING ACT: LINDSAY McCAUL

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11

Free Concert with admission to Fair.

Participating artists

On stage

Ceramics: Robert Blu, Kris and Al Clement, Nicholas DeVries, Bridget Donahue, Nate and Hallie Evans, Anthony Huonder, Paul Jeselskis, Elizabeth Maurland, Bob Reiberg, Anita Roth and Tony Winchester.

Friday Noon — Dave Malam 1:15 PM — Kwintet 2:30 PM — Karla Ruth 3:45 PM — Uncle Chuck Finch 5 PM — The Ramblers

Fiber: Mary Ellen Christian, Julie Crabtree-Pfannes, Jan Friedman, Paula Grill and Mariella TerBeestSchladweiler. Glass: Nate Evans, Alison Fox, Lisa & Cecil McKenzie, Jean Murphy and Scott Simmons. Graphics: Michael Bond, Mel Fleck, Steve Nowatzki, Rita Orr and Joy Wallace. Jewelry: Gary Allen, Thomas Birchard, Peter Brenner, Randi Chervitz, Debra Dembowski, Brenna KlassenGlanzer, Cindy McDougall, Candy McFall, Gene Millard, Ryan Rathje, Jan Raven and John Strobel.

Saturday 10 AM — Cawley/Dunn Duo 11:15 AM — Comfort Kings String Band 1 PM — Raldo Schneider 3 PM — Equilateral 4:15 PM — Veronica Johnson

Mixed media: Janet Ahrens, Ed Bartoszek, Amy and Jeff Dallas, Jill Flinn, Edward Martin, Cliff Matyszczyk, Patti Monroe-Mohrenweiser, Anne Morris, Hayley Nolte and Michele Smith. Paintings and pastels: Bekah Ash, Karen Copper, David Gilbersen, Adam Gobeli, Keri Ippolito, Charlene Marsh, Sean Miller, Jacque Roate, Ben Schuh, Sean Stillmunks, Andrew Van Schyndle and Tom Christopher. Photography: Michael Bryant, Marty Hulsebos, Nels Johnson and Larry Mendenhall. Sculpture: Bill Brackett, Alice Calhoun, Kerry Christian, Rick Martin and Dale Merrill. Wood: Paul Lambrecht, Craig Lossing, Craig Richardson, Mark Schlabaugh and Paul Zerjay.

MONTGOMERY GENTRY THURSDAY, JULY 12

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Wilco Tuesday, July 3 @ 7:30 PM Adler Theatre Davenport $44 | ticketmaster.com

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carrie underwood It’s not quite time for her to perform, but you’ll want to set aside some time to get tickets before they’re all gone. The country superstar will be in Des Moines on Friday, Dec. 14. Mark it on your calendar and grab your seats at iowaeventscenter.com.

3 twice as nice Exhibitions by photographer Edward S. Curtis and watercolorist Alda Kaufman Through August 5 Dubuque Museum of Art | dbqart.com

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Country explosion

You’ve got two chances to get country in July: the Heartland Jam in Davenport and the Country Jam in Tama, featuring the likes of Dierks Bentley, Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson.

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the b-52s and squeeze Saturday, July 7 @ 8 PM Diamond Jo Casino, Dubuque $40 - $80 | diamondjo.com Must be 21 years or older.

guy penrod Friday, July 13 @ 7:30 PM Adler Theatre, Davenport $18 - $30 | ticketmaster.com

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Heartland Jam Friday, July 20, and Saturday, July 21 Centennial Park, Davenport heartlandjam.com

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Country Jam Friday, July 21 Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel, Tama meskwaki.com

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porch painters Guest artists will take over the front porch of Outside the Lines Art Gallery each Saturday through August, demonstrating their craft and spending time with visitors. 11 AM – 3 PM Saturdays Outside the Lines Art Gallery, Dubuque otlag.com


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Sat. July 7 from 7 to 10 p.m. Smokin Guns Sat. July 21 from 7 to 10 p.m. Milk and Honey

to friends!

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friend will always have your back, and the Waterloo Center for the Arts is lucky to have a group of besties like Friends of the Art Center. The group will host the first annual Stem & Stein: Food Beer and Wine Fest in July to benefit the WCA. More than 50 vendors will offer samplings of fine food, beer and wine products alongside artisans’ hand-crafted works. There will be food demonstrations by local chefs and a Home Micro Brew contest, and Kevin BF Burt & the Instigators will stir up some musical mischief.

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Saturday, July 14, 2–11 PM RiverLoop Amphitheatre, Waterloo cvstemandstein.com

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County fairs in Iowa in July have a couple of things in common — besides the mostawesome-on-high funnel cake. You’ll always find hot, steamy weather and equally smokin’ entertainment. Think Toby Keith and Blake Shelton (Jones County), Kellie Pickler (Dubuque County), Styx (Bremer County), The Band Perry and REO Speedwagon (Mississippi Valley Fair) and Sara Evans (Benton County Fair).

Download the Iowa Wine & Beer app for your iPhone or Android. iowawineandbeerapp.com

ENTERTAINMENT

Check out these fairs for fun and entertainment. And don’t forget to have that funnel cake.

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Dogs on Skis 3-6 pm

BENTON COUNTY FAIR, Vinton July 25–29 bentoncountyfair.net

GRUNDY COUNTY FAIR, Grundy Center July 23–28 grundycountyfair.com

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Hold on 7-10 pm

BREMER COUNTY FAIR, Waverly July 29–Aug. 4 bremercountyfair.com

GREAT JONES COUNTY FAIR, Monticello July 18–22 greatjonescountyfair.com

7/21 Loose Neutral 7-10 pm

BUCHANAN COUNTY FAIR, Independence July 16–21 buchanancountyfair.org

MITCHELL COUNTY FAIR, Osage Aug. 1–5 mitchellcountyfair.org

DELAWARE COUNTY FAIR, Manchester July 9–15 delawarecofair.com

MUSCATINE COUNTY FAIR, West Liberty July 18–22 muscatinecountyfair.com

DUBUQUE COUNTY FAIR, Dubuque July 24–29 dbqfair.com

MISSISSIPPI VALLEY FAIR, Davenport July 31–Aug. 5 mvfair.com

FAYETTE COUNTY FAIR, West Union July 24–28 fayettecofair.com

WINNESHIEK COUNTY FAIR, Decorah July 10–14 winneshiekcountyfair.com

FLOYD COUNTY FAIR, Charles City July 18–22 floydcountyfair.org

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7/14 Final Mix 7-10 pm 7/29 Milk & Honey 3-6 p.m. All entertainment is FREE. No BEER allowed on the premises. Buy a bottle of wine and enjoy the music. *Dates and events subject to change without notice.

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illiam Bisbee has a pretty crappy job right now, and he couldn’t be happier. Bisbee is working on the PCI: Poop Cycle Investigation traveling exhibit at the Bluedorn Science Imaginarium in Waterloo. For the next couple of months, his to-do-doo list will include regular trips to a local farm to gather up big ol’ cow pies that he’ll place in a plexiglass display case. “I’m not sure whether I’ll go out once a week or what, but I’ve got a steady supply of poop,” he said. Through Sept. 1, Imaginarium visitors can get the scoop on Iowa livestock poop through several interactive stations that explore Iowa’s manure cycle in amusing and colorful ways. They’ll learn what manure is, how it benefits them, why farmers manage manure and why it’s used to feed Iowa crops. “Iowa is farm country,” Bisbee said. “I think a lot of kids living in the metro area don’t understand how this works, how farmers use manure to grow crops.”

Lilly Nielsen, 11, was up to her nose in information during a visit to the exhibit this week. “It smells bad,” she said, recoiling from the cow pie. “I’m becoming a vegetarian.” Manure is used in soil that grows vegetables, her mom, Anna Nielsen, noted, laughing. And actually, this particular pile isn’t so bad, Bisbee said, because it came from a grass-fed cow. “What they eat makes a difference. This smells sweet. And it’s fresh — two hours out of the cow.” Lilly, her twin brother Dan and friend Madison Marquette, also 11, made the rounds of the exhibit, stopping at various stations to be quizzed on their poop prowess. At one, the kids matched up which piles came from which animals — cow, pig, sheep, turkey or chicken. “I know this one’s from the cow because it’s huge,” Madison said. “And I’ve seen pig poop before.” At another station, press the button for the correct answer and you get a “mooooooo” sound. Press

Dan and Lilly Nielsen explore the PCI: Poop Cycle Investigation exhibit at the Imaginarium in Waterloo.

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the button for the incorrect answer and you get the sound from the other end of the cow. “I made it fart on the last question. I love making that noise. It’s so cool,” Lilly said, pressing the button repeatedly. For Bisbee, the sound is music to his ears. It means the kids are learning something. “It amazes me. They will stand there and really read it all,” he said. At key stations, kids can emboss their PCI badge — a take-home reminder that they’re now No. 1 at number two. “We try to have fun,” Bisbee said. “This is a fun place.” Poop Cycle Investigation exhibit Through Sept. 1 Bluedorn Science Imaginarium, Waterloo 319.234.6357, GroutMuseumDistrict.org

From left, Dan Nielsen, Madison Marquette and Lilly Nielsen, all age 11, show off their completed cards.


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or a quick read on someone’s personality, we ask “Are you a dog or cat person?” In China, says artist Esther Cheng, the question is “Are you a mountain or water person?” Then she smiles, confessing. “I lean more toward mountains. They’re appealing to me. I’m a little afraid of water, but sometimes the mountains and water go together.” She marries the two exquisitely in several landscapes featured in Esther Cheng: New Works in Watermedia now on display at the Hearst Center for the Arts in Cedar Falls. The farewell exhibition celebrates Cheng’s artistry and represents about five years of her work. Cheng is relocating to Sacramento, Calif., in August. Cheng is known for her deft, delicate and detailed touch with watercolors. “I love the fluidity, the transparency and luminosity of the medium. I enjoy the challenge of controlling a difficult medium. There is control, but there’s also freedom, and the colors mix and mingle beautifully to create a wide range of colors. I wet the paper first and lay down several colors and

let them mix together.” Her latest obsessions are glass and marbles, again showing her passion for luminosity. “I like the reflection of glass, and I played marbles a lot as a child, so there’s a certain amount of nostalgia.” Born in China, Cheng and her family escaped to Taiwan in 1949 during the communist Chinese Revolution. After getting married, she and her husband arrived in the United States in 1971 and later moved to Cedar Falls. She began taking watercolor classes in 1987. Inspiration comes from the world around Cheng, whether it’s her travels to China and Europe or evening walks around her Cedar Falls neighborhood. She takes countless photographs as “visual memories. I use them only as a reference point. You have to create the work yourself, and it turns out completely different.” Esther Cheng: New Works in Watermedia Through Aug. 9 Hearst Center for the Arts, Cedar Falls Free admission

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Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Irrfan Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father’s former partner.

savages july 6

ice age: continental drift july 13

the dark knight rises july 20

Stars: Aaron Johnson, Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively, Benicio Del Toro

Stars: Voices of Ray Romano, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo, Peter Dinklage

Stars: Christian Bale, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gary Oldman, Michael Caine

In this Oliver Stone-directed thriller, marijuana growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.

Manny, Diego and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.

Eight years after Batman took the fall for Two Face’s crimes, a new terrorist leader, Bane, overwhelms Gotham’s finest and the Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.

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Stars: Kathryn McCormick, Ryan Guzman, Adam G. Sevani, Jordana DePaula

Suburban dads who form a neighborhood watch group as a way to get out of their day-today family routines find themselves defending Earth from an alien invasion.

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July 10 For: PS3, X360

Another year, another edition of Insert Sporting Franchise Here. The latest iteration offers better graphics, better physics, better gameplay and better pregame rituals — and it will make the previous four titles sitting on your shelf completely obsolete, no doubt. So it goes with NCAA Football, putting out its 2013 version this summer. Among the improvements: quarterbacking, defensive AI, in-game commentary, online functionality and player scouting. Oh, and there’s a new roster of players, of course, as well as a Heisman Challenge mode that lets players try to match the performances of former winners like Doug Flutie and Marcus Allen. Sora, Riku, Mickey, Donald, Goofy: the gang’s all here in the Kingdom Hearts 3DS debut, Dream Drop Distance. In addition to the old, familiar faces, some new friends hit the scene, including characters from The Hunchback of Notre Dame and quirky DS title The World Ends With You. Sora and Riku — yes, you get to play as both of them — are taking the Mark of Mastery exam. They’ll encounter many Dream Eaters along the way: half Spirits, half Nightmares. Spirits can be recruited as allies, while Nightmares make for daunting foes. It’s the 25th anniversary of the original Final Fantasy this year — the game that July 3 launched a thousand JRPGs — and the series’ For: 3DS first rhythm game takes a retrospective look at the last quartercentury. Heroes from each of the key titles in the series return to explore worlds and battle baddies to the tune of more than 70 songs, including fan favorites like the Chocobo theme. Level up the heroes to discover new treasures and take on harder enemies. 22 PULSE

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he dungeon-crawling The Binding of Isaac was already infinitely replayable — and incredibly challenging — but the new Wrath of the Lamb DLC has doubled down on both fronts.

The basic gameplay remains intact. Defeat your enemies with your tears as you try to survive the horrors of your basement (KILL THEM WITH FIRE!). For newbies, it’s sort of like the dungeons from the original Legend of Zelda, only much, much creepier and disturbing. The best part of the new content: 10 challenges, which require players to forego maps or explore giant combined dungeons, among other tasks.

The Binding of Isaac: Wrath of the Lamb For: PC | Price: $2.99 | Rated: Not rated As for the other stuff — more than 100 new items and a new character as well as new room types, bosses, enemies, chapters and a whole new kind of collectible — well, Isaac just became an even bigger time suck.

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Risen 2: Dark Waters The Secret World

When a band of mercenaries gets the chance to attain knighthood, one of their number receives a mysterious power that may change the course of the war for the Empire.

Shape the world through your actions as you infiltrate the world of the pirates to stop a scourge that threatens to destroy the civilized world. Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum?

Spend your federal holiday unraveling the mysteries of an Earth-like world filled with magic, mythology and legends in this MMO title from the creator of The Longest Journey.

Wii; July 31.

PS3, X360; July 31.

PC; July 3.

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SKI SHOW! Sunday Night Shows 6:00PM at Eagle Lake June 24 July 1, 8, 15, 22 August 5, 19, 26 Labor Day Show Show Monday, Sep. 3rd 6:00PM Traveling shows: Nashua, IA: June 23 Iowa Falls, IA: July 4th 6:30

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Screen sirens James Frazier | Pulse writer Sunday July 29th, 10:30 AM - Farm Tractor and Truck Pull Sponsored by - Toby Dirt Work & Chad Heim Excavating

Monday July 30th, 7:00 PM - Monday Truck Madness Sponsored by- Liddle Ebert Drainage/Randy Liddle

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summer proves no slouch when it comes to the premieres of interesting and beloved programming. Here are some of this season’s highlights.

Tuesday July 31st - Kids Day

Sponsored by - Bremer County Farm Bureau

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Wednesday d d August 1st, 7:00 PM - Combine Demolition Derby

June 28 @ 8 PM, FX

Sponsored by - Ulrich Sales/Midwest Buildings - Dan & Dave Ulrich, Monsanto Brands: Dekalb - Asgrow, Round Up Power Max, Harness Extra

Winning? That remains to be seen about Charlie Sheen’s return to TV, a sitcom based on the 2003 Adam Sandler/Jack Nicholson comedy. Sheen plays a therapist juggling friends, family and clients.

Thursday August 2nd, 7:00 PM - Scrambles and Pie Auction Sponsored by - John Deere - Waverly Implement

Friday August 3rd, Gates open at 6:30 PM Concert 7:30 PM In Concert Styx with special guest Redline Sponsored by - KCRR 97.7, KWAY 99.3, KOKZ 105.7

Saturday August 4th, 6:30 - NTPA Truck & Tractor Pull Sponsored by - Harrison Truck Centers, Waterloo & Clear Lake For more information visit

www.bremercountyfair.com

EPISODES

July 1 @ 9:30 PM, Showtime

Matt LeBlanc won a Golden Globe playing himself in this showbiz-themed comedy. In the second season, LeBlanc looks to maintain his hit show-within-ashow while juggling relationships with his Tinseltown partners.

WEEDS

July 1 @ 9 PM, Showtime

Showtime’s marijuana-dealing mom comedy returns for an eighth season. Picking up after a season finale that ended with a gunshot, viewers will see Nancy Botwin (Mary-Louise Parker) and her brood continue to navigate the dangerous world of professional drug dealing.

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WHITE COLLAR July 10 @ 8 PM, USA

USA’s con man drama begins its fourth season with its leads firmly separated. Thief Neal Caffrey (Matt Bomer), again on the run from the law, continues his adventures in a tropical climate while FBI partner Peter Burke (Tim DeKay) deals with the fallout back in New York City.

DAMAGES

July 11 @ 8 PM, DirecTV

The chronology-hopping, award-heavy legal drama begins its fifth and final season. Corrupt power lawyer Patty Hewes (Glenn Close) will face off against protégé Ellen Parsons (Rose Byrne) over a Wiki-leaks-style case. A trailer has teased the untimely demise of one of its stars.

BREAKING BAD July 15 @ 9 PM, AMC

One of TV’s most grotesque, revered series enters its fifth and final season. Terminally ill chemistry teacher Walter White (Bryan Cranston, who has won three Emmys for the role) and miscreant half-wit Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul, one Emmy) will continue their methcooking dominance of the Southwest after seemingly vanquishing all competition. Eight episodes will air this year with another eight finishing the show off in 2013.

HELL ON WHEELS August 12 @ 8 PM, AMC

AMC’s Western series enters its second season. Based around the mobile encampment that built the first transcontinental railroad, the sophomore run will see former Confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount) continue the hunt for the men who killed his family.

THE VOICE

September 9 @ 7 PM, NBC

The breakout hit singing competition returns for its third season, the second one of 2012. Judges Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton return to pick a team of singers sight unseen, voice heard.

DEXTER

September 30 @ 8 PM, Showtime

TV’s only serial killer hero returns for a seventh season. Cop by day, slayer by night Dexter (Michael C. Hall) continues to butcher fellow criminals, even as his secret becomes increasingly difficult to keep from his colleagues and loved ones.

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white house with a picket fence. Yes, it sounds trite, but that’s what you’ve always wanted. Ever since you watched those old reruns on TV — the ones from the ’50s where the father wears a hat every day — you dreamed of coming home to the smell of cookies baking, a houseful of family and toys on the sidewalk. Oh, and that picket fence. For some reason, that’s an important detail. For author Zach Wahls, the word “family” has similar meaning with a different normal, and a picket has nothing to do with a fence. In his new book, My Two Moms, he explains. From the moment he was conceived, Zach was a member of an unusual family. His mother, Terry, was an unmarried internal medicine physician at a Wisconsin hospital when she decided she was ready for children. She had to convince doctors to do the in vitro fertilization because they said they did not “do” illegitimate children. A few years later, she had the procedure again with the same donor and gave her son a biological sister, because a family was what Terry always wanted. It was icing on the cake when Terry met Jackie and they fell in love. For most of his early childhood, Zach didn’t think much about the fact that he had two moms. It was no big deal to other kids, so it was no big deal to him. When the family moved to Iowa to live closer to Terry’s mother, though,

Wahls encountered teasing and bullying. But his mothers had raised him with good values, and they instilled a sense of character in their son. They taught him that boys and girls are equal but different and that there is no “better” gender. They showed him that the world is “rarely black and white.” He learned that words can hurt, and so can being told that you have no rights. From his “Short Mom,” he learned the meaning of commitment and loyalty. His “Tall Mom” taught him cheerfulness. And when Zach was asked to testify in front of the Iowa House Judiciary Committee, both moms’ lessons of bravery were evident. Looking for a book that will warm your heart and make you proud of young men like this? My Two Moms will do the trick. However, the author bounces from thought to thought in this memoir, giving us half a story here, half there and something completely different in between. That’s appealing in an eager puppy sort of way, but this literary spill makes a mess sometimes. Still, Zach’s main message boldly holds this book together and overcomes the chaos to shine through. Love is love is love, he shows his readers, and gender doesn’t make any difference. Gender is not what makes a family. In his book, Zach asks, in many ways, “What’s the big deal?” I think the answer lies in his story. If you’ve been asking the same question, look for My Two Moms.

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Books for the beach It’s the heart of summer, and before you jet off to the beach for a relaxing vacation, make sure you’ve got something to read while you work on that tan.

The After Wife

Gigi Levangie Grazer

A charming tale of a grieving 40-ish widow — and the wacky friends who love her — as she attempts to regain control of her life in the sometimes-surreal L.A. landscape.

BROKEN HARBOR Tana French Detective Mick “Scorcher” Kennedy returns, in French’s latest, to investigate what appears to be a straightforward attack on a family in an Irish housing development — but nothing, Kennedy knows, is ever so simple.

capital John Lanchester

The age of doubt

Andrea Camilleri In the latest in the author’s series, take another journey to Sicily with Inspector Montalbano, who seeks to penetrate the mystery surrounding two yachts and the discovery of a mutilated corpse.

tHE BOOK OF SUMMERS

Emylia Hall

The shuddering separation of her parents results in young Beth shuttling between two worlds — the U.S. and Hungary — and coping with family secrets as she reaches adulthood.

dead stars

Bruce Wagner

In the shadow of terrorism and the 2008 global financial implosion, a cast of English characters are brought together via a strange message delivered on postcards in this latest by the author of The Debt to Pleasure.

The latest by the author of The Chrysanthemum Palace takes another biting, funny look at our obsessions with celebrity, this time in the young adult world.

the family corleone

the sins of the father

Ed Falco

Jeffrey Archer

Mario Puzo’s saga of a crime family continues with a look back to the early 1930s and Sonny Corleone’s desire to join his father Vito in the family business.

The second installment in Archer’s Clifton Chronicles, which started with Only Time Will Tell, revolves around a fake identity and follows Harry Clifton in the early days of World War II.

summerland Elin Hilderbrand A summer bonfire for the students of Nantucket High ends with a deadly accident and painful mysteries that their parents will struggle to understand in the months that follow.

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Deborah Harkness The story of witch Diana Bishop and her vampire love Matthew Clairmont in A Discovery of Witches continues as the pair move through the world of Elizabethan England. — Los Angeles Times

July 21st- 7 p.m. Silver Sounds of the Silent Screen • Oster Regent Theater July 22nd- 3 p.m. An American Mosaic South Waterloo Church of the Brethren July 26th- 7 p.m. A Sentimental Journey First Presbyterian Church Waterloo July 29th- 3 p.m. American Dreams Georgian Lounge UNI Campus 2012 Season tickets $50 Season Opening Silent Film Pops- $10/$5 2012 Classical Subscription Concerts* - $15 *All classical subscription concerts are free to students with valid I.D.

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Waterloo & Cedar Falls Alison Scott, 6:30 p.m., The Hub Bill Chrastil, 8 p.m., The Isle Friday’loo featuring The Wicked Andersons, 5:30 p.m., Lincoln Park Heath Allen, 9 p.m., Screaming Eagle In Dying Days, 9 p.m., Spicoli’s The Ramblers, 9 p.m., Jameson’s The Sequels, 10 p.m., The Hub Dubuque & Galena Eric Joseph, 9 p.m., Grape Escape Overman Band 7:30 p.m., Galena Brewing Co.

Trent Avery and the Buckshot 9 p.m., Wildwood

Friday Night Concert Series featuring Orquesta Alto Maiz 6:30 p.m., Pedestrian Plaza Henhouse Prowlers 10 p.m., Yacht Club

Hands of Time, 8 p.m., Cup of Joe The Other Band, 5 p.m., Courthouse Gazebo (Grundy Center)

Tinsley Ellis, 7 p.m., CSPS

8 p.m., Todd Sickafoose Tiny Resistors

4 p.m., Marco Benevento Trio

Iowa City Finnders and Youngberg 8 p.m., The Mill

Sunday 2 p.m., Al Naylor Quartet 4 p.m., Ariel Pocock Trio

Firecracker 500 Festival, 8 p.m., Gabe’s (see page 10)

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Waterloo & Cedar Falls Bob and the Beachcombers 8 p.m., The Isle CVAGA Summer Concert Series featuring Zach Messerschmidt, Perry Miller, Karla Ruth and Deb Neirmann, Kim Nicholson, Uncle Chuck and Rick Chase 6:30 p.m., Overman Park

Iowa City Colleen Myhre, 7 p.m., Uptown Bill’s

Iowa Rock and Roll Association featuring Richie Lee, Blue Suede Cruze, Hold On, Midnight Express, George Clark and Eddie Randall 7 p.m., Electric Park Ballroom

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Live to 9 featuring The Chocolate Crackers, 6 p.m., Sturgis Park

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Sylva Rena, 9 p.m., Jameson’s

saturday

Iowa City Royal Tinfoil, 7 p.m., Uptown Bill’s

OSG, 9 p.m., The Hub Urban Legend, 8 p.m., Spicoli’s

Jerry Beauchamp, 4 p.m., Meskwaki

Dubuque & Galena Bootlegg Brothers, 8 p.m., Mystique Ian Gould, 7:30 p.m., Frank O’Dowd’s

Dakota, 9 p.m., Mr. G’s

The Word Alive with I See Stars, Make Me Famous, Betraying the Martyrs, Crown the Empire, Hello Ramona and Kidnap the Sun 5:30 p.m., Blue Moose

R&R Boogie Band 7 p.m., Galena Brewing Co.

The Other Band 7 p.m., Fox Ridge Winery (Traer)

wednesday

Cedar Rapids Bad Girl No Biscuit, 7 p.m., Java Creek

The Chocolate Crackers 9 p.m., Screaming Eagle

Pork Tornadoes, 10 p.m., The Hub Sideshow Bob, 7 p.m., The Hub Dubuque & Galena Dave Weld and the Imperial Flames 7:30 p.m., Galena Brewing Co. Menace, 9 p.m., Mystique

Saturday 2 p.m., North Corridor Jazz All Stars 6 p.m., Cyrille Aimee

Redgrave with David Zollo and the Body Electric 10 p.m., Gabe’s

Waterloo & Cedar Falls Bill Chrastil, 8 p.m., The Isle

8 p.m., Kevin Mahogany and the Iowa Jazz Orchestra

Wax Cannon with Acoustic Guillotine, Samuel Locke Ward and Ginseng, 10 p.m., Gabe’s

Never the Less 9 p.m., Screaming Eagle

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6 p.m., Groove Theory

Daddy-O, 8 p.m., Parlor City

Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cedar Falls Municipal Band 7:30 p.m., Overman Park

Orquesta Alto Maiz 6:30 p.m., Ped Mall

FRIDAY 4:30 p.m., United Jazz Ensemble

Cedar Rapids Ben Kuzay, 7 p.m., Java Creek

Wagg, 3 p.m., JEV Winery (Tama)

Iowa City The Apologists with The Sinister Sons 9 p.m., The Mill

Greater Waverly Municipal Band 6:45 p.m., Kohlmann Park (Waverly)

IOWA CITY JAZZ FESTIVAL June 29-July 1, Pedestrian Plaza

T.U.G.G. with Jon Drake and the Shakes and Chasing Shade 9 p.m., Yacht Club

Cedar Rapids Jeff Taylor and the Allstars 6 p.m., Parlor City

Uptown Friday Nights featuring Large Midgets 5 p.m., Green Square Park

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Wild Colonial Bhoys, 9 p.m., The Hub

The Other Band 1:30 p.m., Starlight Ballroom

O’Connell Brothers 9 p.m., Chrome Horse

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Roster McCabe, 6:30 p.m., Ped Mall

Waterloo & Cedar Falls Mars Muesel and Seth Luloff 9 p.m., The Hub

Black the Sun 6 p.m., Chrome Horse

VENUES

Iowa City Erin Ebnet, 7 p.m., Uptown Bill’s

sunday

Black Diamond 8:30 p.m., Meskwaki (Tama)

YOUR FAVORITE

Tricyclic, 9 p.m., Chrome Horse

Wylde Nept, 7 p.m., The Mill

Cedar Rapids Billy Heller, 7 p.m., Java Creek

BANDS

Little White Lie, 8 p.m., Red Baron Magnetos, 8 p.m., Shuey’s

The White Elephant with The Sapwoods, 9 p.m., Blue Moose

Tony Leonard 7:30 p.m., Frank O’Dowd’s

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Waterloo & Cedar Falls Jazz on the Cedar featuring The Greg Herriges Duo 5:30 p.m., RiverLoop Amphitheatre Cedar Rapids Black Diamond 9 p.m., Linn County Fair (Central City)

Ronnie Vegas 8 p.m., Grape Escape

BF Burt, 4 p.m., Shuey’s (Shueyville)

Tony Leonard 7:30 p.m., Frank O’Dowd’s

Sauce Boss, 7 p.m., CSPS

Jerry Beauchamp, 4 p.m., Meskwaki

Iowa City Burlington Street Bluegrass Band 7 p.m., The Mill

Justin Morrissey and Friends 8 p.m., Grape Escape

Danika Holmes, 8 p.m., Daniel Arthur’s Helforstout, 9 p.m., Chrome Horse Reddoor, 6 p.m., Chrome Horse Richie Lee and the Fabulous 50s 8:30 p.m., Meskwaki (Tama) Uptown Friday Nights featuring Super Size Seven 5 p.m., Green Square Park Iowa City Firecracker 500 Festival, 8 p.m., Gabe’s (see page 10)

8 p.m., Mumbo Jumbo

saturday

Bob and the Beachcombers 8 p.m., The Isle Chicks That Rock Show featuring Suite Little Sister and Hazer 9 p.m., Spicoli’s The Chocolate Crackers 9 p.m., Jameson’s Elev8, 9 p.m., Screaming Eagle The Other Band 5 p.m., Back Alley Boogie (Reinbeck) Talon, 7 p.m., Rock-n-Row (Eldora) Dubuque & Galena Bobaflex with Johnny Trash and Half-Fast 6 p.m., Courtside Bootlegg Brothers 8 p.m., Mystique Ian Gould 7:30 p.m., Frank O’Dowd’s Ten Gallon Hat, 8 p.m., Grape Escape Velkroe Sneker 7:30 p.m., Galena Brewing Co. Cedar Rapids Back Home Boys 9 p.m., Chrome Horse Jasmine, 7 p.m., Java Creek Jeff Bruner, 9 p.m., Parlor City Reddoor, 9 p.m., Red Baron Richie Lee and the Fabulous 50s 8:30 p.m., Meskwaki (Tama) Iowa City Datagun with Emperors Club 8 p.m., Englert Greg and Susan Dirks 7 p.m., Uptown Bill’s Firecracker 500 Festival, 8 p.m., Gabe’s (see page 10)

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Cedar Rapids Black Diamond 8:30 p.m., Meskwaki (Tama)

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Dan and Cindy Caraway 7 p.m., Java Creek

The Olympics with Danger Ronnie and the Spins, 7 p.m., Blue Moose

Gone South with Venice Gas House Trolley and Stjepiano and the Sticky Keys, 9 p.m., Yacht Club Skin Kandy, 9 p.m., Wildwood

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Waterloo & Cedar Falls Blue Tone Jazz 8 p.m., Cup of Joe

Secret Frequencies 10 p.m., Yacht Club Stampede 9 p.m., Wildwood


JUly sunday

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Cedar Rapids Dogs on Skis, 3 p.m., JEV Winery

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Cedar Rapids Erv Reutzel Band, 4 p.m., Meskwaki Iowa City Radio Moscow with The Dirty Secrets, 9 p.m., Gabe’s

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Dubuque & Galena Sin City Rollers, 8 p.m., Grape Escape Cedar Rapids Erv Reutzel Band, 4 p.m., Meskwaki

thursday

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Damon Dotson, 9 p.m., The Hub

Hands of Time, 8 p.m., Cup of Joe Cedar Rapids Daddy-O, 8 p.m., Parlor City Seth Lee and the Last Call 7 p.m., Java Creek

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Waterloo & Cedar Falls Checker and the Bluetones 9 p.m., Jameson’s Dennis Wayne Gang 9 p.m., Screaming Eagle

Waterloo Jaycees Fireworks Celebration featuring Head East, Winger and The Wicked Andersons TBA, Veterans Plaza, NCC

Cedar Rapids Daddy-O, 8 p.m., Parlor City

Marc Cohn with Rebecca Pidgeon 8 p.m., Englert

The Fast Clydes 7:30 p.m., Galena Brewing Co.

Public Property, 10 p.m., Gabe’s

Mike Droho and the Compass Rose 8 p.m., Grape Escape Cedar Rapids All Souls on Deck, 7 p.m., Java Creek Beaker Brothers, 8 p.m., Parlor City Final Mix, 8:30 p.m., Meskwaki Hold On, 7 p.m., JEV Winery (Tama) Iowa City Dick Dale with Daddy-O 9 p.m., Gabe’s Mad Monks, 6:30 p.m., Ped Mall

sUNday

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Iowa City Catfish Keith, 7 p.m., The Mill Victor Wooten with Uniphonics 7 p.m., Gabe’s

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Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cedar Falls Municipal Band, 7:30 p.m., Overman Park Cedar Rapids Stardusters, 4 p.m., Meskwaki Iowa City Br’er, 9 p.m., The Mill

Dubuque & Galena Ian Gould, 7:30 p.m., Frank O’Dowd’s

WEDNESDAY 7:30 p.m., Brandon Heath with Lindsay McCaul

Cedar Rapids Final Mix, 8:30 p.m., Meskwaki Shawn Ster, 7 p.m., Java Creek Uptown Friday Nights featuring Gimikk, 5 p.m., Green Square Park

07.06 PARTY! PARTY! -

You Knew Me When, 9 p.m., The Mill

DELAWARE COUNTY FAIR July 9-15, Manchester

Sunshine Band 7:30 p.m., Galena Brewing Co.

Tommy Bruner, 7 p.m., Java Creek Iowa City Head for the Hills, 9 p.m., Yacht Club

Dubuque & Galena The B-52s with Squeeze 8 p.m., Diamond Jo

Florida with Georgia Line TBA, Veterans Plaza, NCC

Jason Brown, 8 p.m., Grape Escape

Greater Waverly Municipal Band 6:45 p.m., Kohlmann Park Hands of Time, 8 p.m., Cup of Joe

tuesday

Tinsley Ellis, 7 p.m., CSPS

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Talon, 9 p.m., Screaming Eagle

Ukemaniacs, 7 p.m., Uptown Bill’s

Greater Waverly Municipal Band 6:45 p.m., Kohlmann Park (Waverly)

friday

thursday

Thursday 7:30 p.m., Montgomery Gentry with Kari and Billy Friday 7:30 p.m., Creedence Clearwater Revisited with Misbehavin’

friday

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KARAOKE | 8 PM

Blue Suede Cruze 8 p.m., The Isle

07.07 40 OZ KILLERS | 8 PM

CVAGA Summer Concert Series featuring Rick Vanderwall, Dave Malam, Rick Price, Kevin Paar and Raldo Schneider and Friends 6:30 p.m., Overman Park Friday’loo featuring Everett Smithson Band 5:30 p.m., Lincoln Park Live to 9 featuring Bob Dorr and the Blue Band 6 p.m., Sturgis Park The Wicked Andersons 9 p.m., Jameson’s WildCard 9 p.m., Screaming Eagle Dubuque & Galena Crude But Effective 7 p.m., Galena Brewing Co. Katie and Brownie 7:30 p.m., Frank O’Dowd’s Cedar Rapids 8 Seconds 8:30 p.m., Meskwaki Billy Lee Janey 7 p.m., Java Creek Uptown Friday Nights featuring The Magnetos 5 p.m., Green Square Park Iowa City Camp Euforia 4:30 p.m. (see page 8) Croaker 7 p.m., The Mill Friday Night Concert Series featuring Rod Pierson’s Not So Big Band 6:30 p.m., Pedestrian Plaza READ.WATCH.SURF

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Waterloo & Cedar Falls Bike Night featuring Fatcat, 7 p.m.

Cedar Rapids Stardusters, 4 p.m., Meskwaki

Waterloo & Cedar Falls Bike Night featuring Dennis Wayne Gang, 7 p.m., Screaming Eagle

Ian Gould 7:30 p.m., Frank O’Dowd’s

The Violet Lights with Flying Liars and Ramona and the Swimsuits 9 p.m., The Mill

Waterloo & Cedar Falls Sugar Daddys Jazz Band 7 p.m., Wilder Park (Allison)

Lissie, 8 p.m., Blue Moose

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Kevin Gordon, 8 p.m., Englert

Waterloo & Cedar Falls Karla Ruth, 8 p.m., Cup of Joe

Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cedar Falls Municipal Band 7:30 p.m., Overman Park

wednesday

Friday Night Concert Series featuring Feralings with The Mayflies 6:30 p.m., Pedestrian Plaza

saturday

Waterloo & Cedar Falls Shell Rock Independence Week Celebration featuring Bob Dorr and the Blue Band 8 p.m., Main Street Stage

tuesday

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He’s My Brother, She’s My Sister with American Dust, 9 p.m., The Mill

Iowa City Joe Hertler and the Rainbow Seekers, 10 p.m., Gabe’s

MONday

Iowa City Diplomats of Solid Sound 10 p.m., Yacht Club

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DASH RIP ROCK | 9 PM

07.14

TRAPT | 8 PM ILLEGAL SMILE

07.20 SOUL FUSION | 8 PM 07.21 WHISKEY AND WOE | 8 PM 07.24 WHISKEY AND WOE | 8 PM JACKSON TAYLOR & THE SINNERS

07.27 THE DREAMING | 8 PM THE EX SENATORS

07.28 DEAR LANDLORD | 8 PM THE MURDER BURGERS, MY LIFE FOR CHANGE, LIPSTICK HOMICIDE

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BBQ’LOO AND BLUES TOO July 20-21, Lincoln Park, Waterloo

DUBUQUE COUNTY FAIR July 24-29, Dubuque

Parranderos Latin Combo 9 p.m., Blue Moose

FRIDAY 5:30 p.m., Sena Ehrhardt Band

TUESDAY 8 p.m., Free for the Haulin’, Beer Garden

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Waterloo & Cedar Falls Bike Night featuring Never the Less 7 p.m., Screaming Eagle The Bodeans with Miles Nielsen and the Rusted Hearts 7 p.m., The Hub Greater Waverly Municipal Band 6:45 p.m., Kohlmann Park

Dubuque & Galena Katie and Brownie 7:30 p.m., Frank O’Dowd’s

Hands of Time, 8 p.m., Cup of Joe

The Lonely Goats 8 p.m., Grape Escape Paul Avers 8 p.m., Galena Brewing Co.

Saturday 1 p.m., Rich Fabec Band

Wednesday 8 p.m., Tastes Like Chicken, Beer Garden

6 p.m., The Candymakers

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Waterloo & Cedar Falls BBQ in the Park featuring Fatcat 6 p.m., City Park (La Porte City) Hardi Har, 8 p.m., Cup of Joe Soul Fusion, 9 p.m., Jameson’s

Cedar Rapids Daddy-O, 8 p.m., Parlor City

Urban Legend 9 p.m., Screaming Eagle

9 p.m., The Sunshine Band, Beer Garden

Zach Kuhl, 7 p.m., Java Creek

Wartburg Band Camp Final Concert 2 p.m., McCaskey Lyceum, Wartburg

Saturday 7:30 p.m., Three Days Grace with Black Stone Cherry and Cavo, Grandstand

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Cedar Rapids 8 Seconds, 8:30 p.m., Meskwaki Daly and Beeks, 7 p.m., Java Creek

Dubuque & Galena Ifficial Reggae Movement 7:30 p.m., Galena Brewing Co.

Tycho, 8 p.m., Gabe’s

Takin’ the 5th, 8 p.m., Grape Escape

friday

Tony Leonard 7:30 p.m., Frank O’Dowd’s

Final Mix, 7 p.m., JEV Winery (Tama) Mike and Rob Show 8 p.m., Parlor City Woodyfest featuring Country Joe McDonald, Dave Moore, Waite and Drake, Rob Lumbard, Pigs and Clover, Sam Knutson and The Evan Stock Band noon, New Bo Beach Iowa City Camp Euforia, 10:30 a.m. (see page 8)

Doug Rees, 8 p.m., Leo’s (Oelwein) Dubuque & Galena Dubuque … And All That Jazz featuring The Blue Olives 5 p.m., Dubuque Main Street

Recliners, 6:30 p.m., Ped Mall Sweet Wednesday 7 p.m., Uptown Bill’s

Jordan Danielsen 8 p.m., Grape Escape

Waterloo & Cedar Falls New Horizon Band 7 p.m., Wilder Park (Allison)

Tony Leonard 7:30 p.m., Frank O’Dowd’s Cedar Rapids Dogs on Skis, 8:30 p.m., Meskwaki Jasmine, 7 p.m., Java Creek

Dubuque & Galena Steve Spurgin and Dan Crary 7:30 p.m., Frank O’Dowd’s

Uptown Friday Nights featuring KantiRocks 5 p.m., Green Square Park

Iowa City Big K.R.I.T. with Casey Veggies and Big Sant, 7 p.m., Blue Moose Wild Nothing, 10 p.m., The Mill

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Ifficial Reggae Movement 7:30 p.m., Galena Brewing Co.

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Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cedar Falls Municipal Band 7:30 p.m., Overman Park

Iowa City Friday Night Concert Series featuring Tallgrass with Tasty Trigger 6:30 p.m., Pedestrian Plaza WAVERLY HERITAGE DAYS July 20-22 FRIDAY 6:30 p.m., Sugar Daddys, 4-H Building

Cedar Rapids Gaylin Sudik and Friends 4 p.m., Meskwaki (Tama)

8:30 p.m., Vic Ferrari, Heritage Days Stage

Iowa City Bo and the Locomotive with Alexis Stevens, Grand Tetons and Michael Sarah, 9 p.m., The Mill Cloud Nothings, 8 p.m., Gabe’s

Saturday 12:30 p.m., Floyd Junker and the Beaver Creek Blue Grass Band, Heritage Days Hideaway Lounge 1 p.m., W-SR High School Reunion Concert, 4-H Building

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Cedar Rapids Jerry Beauchamp, 4 p.m., Meskwaki

8:30 p.m., Boxkar, Heritage Days Stage

wednesday

Thursday 8 p.m., The Mighty Short Bus, Beer Garden Friday 7:30 p.m., Kellie Pickler with Neil Hewitt and Kari and Billy, Grandstand

Dakota, 9 p.m., Mr. G’s

Iowa City Quintron with Miss Pussycat, Solid Attitude and We Shave 9 p.m., The Mill

SUNday

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Iowa City Lazy with Los Voltage, Slut River and Alex Body, 10 p.m., Gabe’s

9 p.m., Wheeler, Beer Garden

Cedar Rapids Dierks Bentley 8 p.m., Meskwaki Outdoor Arena Dogs on Skis, 8:30 p.m., Meskwaki John Gorka, 8 p.m., CSPS

Sunday 7 p.m., Zero 2 Sixty, Beer Garden

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Waterloo & Cedar Falls Jazz on the Cedar featuring The Galactic Cowboy Orchestra 5:30 p.m., RiverLoop Amphitheatre Washington Street Brass Quintet 7 p.m., Wilder Park (Allison)

Loose Neutral 7 p.m., JEV Winery

Cedar Rapids Richie Lee and the Fabulous 50s 4 p.m., Meskwaki (Tama)

Maas, Faurot and Crist 7 p.m., Java Creek Silver Wings 8 p.m., Parlor City

Iowa City Chris Forsyth, 10 p.m., The Mill

Iowa City Bree Nettie and Marty Letz 7 p.m., Uptown Bill’s

THURSday

Henhouse Prowlers 6:30 p.m., Ped Mall Husker Dudes with East Side Motors 10 p.m., Gabe’s

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Waterloo & Cedar Falls Bike Night featuring Ernest T 7 p.m., Screaming Eagle Hands of Time, 8 p.m., Cup of Joe Harper and Midwest Kind 7 p.m., The Hub

Mary Chapin Carpenter 8 p.m., Englert

Rick Springfield, 8:30 p.m., The Isle

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Cedar Rapids Daddy-O, 8 p.m., Parlor City Gayla Drake, 7 p.m., Java Creek

Iowa City Adrian Legg 7 p.m., The Mill

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2012-2013 Artist Series Ballet Folklorico de Mexico Thursday, October 11, 7:30 p.m. A BUCK A KID!

Vince Gill

Friday, October 12, 7:30 p.m.

Capitol Steps

Conrad Tao

Sunday, November 18, 3 p.m.

Cherish the Ladies

Miracle on 34th Street

Opera Gala with UNI School of Music

Green Dayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s American Idiot

Circus Oz

Robert Robinson & TCC Gospel Choir

Sunday, December 9, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, October 14, 7:30 p.m.

Imani Winds

STOMP

Shrek The Musical Wednesday & Thursday, November 7-8 7:30 p.m.

Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires

Saturday, November 17, 7:30 p.m. CLUB SERIES

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

Friday, February 8, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 9, 2 & 7:30 p.m. Sunday, February 10, 1 & 6:30 p.m.

Friday, December 21, 7:30 p.m. A BUCK A KID!

Sunday, October 28, 3 p.m.

West Side Story

Saturday, February 23, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, January 19, 2013, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, January 20, 2013, 2 p.m.

Tuesday & Wednesday, February 26-27 7:30 p.m.

Cinderella - Russian National Ballet Theatre

Justin Hines

Saturday, January 26, 7:30 p.m. A BUCK A KID!

Friday, March 8, 7:30 p.m. CLUB SERIES

Gabriel Iglesias

Saturday, March 9, 8 p.m.

Sunday, March 24, 1 p.m. A BUCK A KID!

Wednesday & Thursday, March 27-28 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 30, 7:30 p.m.

2CELLOS

Tuesday, April 9, 7:30 p.m.

The Secret Life of Bees Saturday, April 13, 3 p.m.

Brentano String Quartet Sunday, April 14, 3 p.m.

Dreamgirls

Saturday, March 16, 3 & 8 p.m.

Dates and times subject to change

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