Behind InHarmony: Dean Wellman

August 20, 2016

It’s tough being an artist. One must master a wide range of technical skills, hone creative thinking and position oneself effectively to create new work. This requires self-discipline, imagination and, often, a friendly demeanor –…

Ruix Podcast

August 19, 2016

#23 DAAC’s Project 1 In February 2016, the DAAC introduced Project 1. Funded by an Iowa Arts Council Project Grant, Project 1 provided mentorship to local high school musicians. On this special edition of Ruix…

Ryan Bentzinget Interview

August 18, 2016

Ryan Bentzinger is a teaching artist based out of Iowa City. He graduated with a BA in Studio Art with Honors in Education from the University of Iowa in 2011. He is licensed under the State…

Interview with Brooks Strause and Dredge

August 18, 2016

Live interview with Iowa City musician Brooks Strause and Dubuque metal band Dredge. Host: Jonathan Lance Eagle Brooks Strause is a prolific and eclectic singer-songwriter from Iowa City, regarded as one of Iowa’s top songwriters.…

Joel Sires – guitarist/vocalist for TWINS

May 12, 2016

Interview with Joel Sires – guitarist/vocalist for TWINS Ruix: I was wondering what some of your earliest musical memories are. Considering the amount of Cedar Valley musicians with the surname Sires, I’m assuming music was…

Tangible Space: Moonsick Magazine

May 11, 2016

Gwen (Beatty) Werner is a local writer, as well as an actor, musician, barista, and legal clerk. 1. What was the impetus to start Moonsick Magazine? How long has it been online? It began as…

Body Slam: A New Canvas Experience

April 27, 2016

The Body Slam art contest was a space for artists to create art in a time sensitive, circumstantial setting. The artists were challenged to form a lasting impression on viewers using a medium that is…

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