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Arts Iowa Calendar website retirement

Sunday, June 30, 2024 (all day)
The University of Iowa is planning to retire the Arts Iowa calendar website effective June 30, 2024. Retiring the Arts Iowa calendar website is necessary because the platform on which the site is built will soon be obsolete and no longer supportable. Additionally, traffic to the site has declined significantly in recent years as users increasingly find event information through the UI Events calendar (events.uiowa.edu) and your respective collegiate and departmental websites. Finally, the...

Coast Guard Band Concert

Tuesday, July 2, 2024 7:00pm
Voxman Music Building
Coast Guard Band Concert This concert will be livestreamed here: https://music.uiowa.edu/events/school-music-livestream. This concert is free and open to the public.

San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus and Quire of Eastern Iowa Concert

Monday, July 8, 2024 7:00pm
Voxman Music Building
San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus and Quire of Eastern Iowa Concert For tickets, please visit this website: https://app.aplos.com/aws/events/san_francisco_gay_mens_chorus_and_quire...

Faculty and Guest Artist Recital: Wolfgang David, violin and David Gompper, piano

Thursday, August 29, 2024 7:30pm
Voxman Music Building
Featuring the music of Poulenc, Debussy, and Gompper
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