Archive for February, 2017

Glasgow organist performs in Iowa City for UNESCO connection

Glasgow-based concert organist Kevin Bowyer gave the inaugural organ performance today on the new pipe organ in the University of Iowa’s Voxman School of Music building. Bowyer didn’t play just any piece, but rather the eight-hour “Second Symphony for Organ” by Kaikhosru Sorabji. The piece began at noon today, and will conclude this evening. About [...]

Top student writers honored at One Book Two Book

The Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature organization’s annual One Book Two Book Children’s Literature Festival will recognize the creative excellence of nearly 100 area students over the course of the three-day festival, Feb. 24-26. The festival begins Friday, Feb. 24, with the “Once Upon a Time” banquet. One student from each of 22 participating [...]