• Space-folk in the atmosphere

    - Oct 29, 2015
    By Girindra Selleck Fresh off the release of her new album, Lieberman, Vanessa Carlton will perform at the Englert Theater, 221 E. Washington St., at 7 p.m. on Nov. 1. Although you may know her for the ubiquitous...
  • Mozart, à la Da-Da-Dee-Dum

    - Oct 22, 2015
    By Tessa Solomon From the balcony seat, two figures are visible on stage. One raises his violin, the other perches at his piano. Eyelids prepare to droop. Suddenly, the pianist rips a leg off his...
  • Ukulele you, and tiptoe through the tulips

    - Oct 15, 2015
    By Isaac Hamlet For a man who has won praise from Rolling Stone, gained international recognition, and put down tracks in countries from the UK to Japan, Jake Shimabukuro is remarkably easy to talk to....
  • CHVRCHES is in session

    - Oct 12, 2015
    By Girindra Selleck It was a big Homecoming weekend in Iowa City. The Oct. 10 win over Illinois brought Hawkeye football to a best-in-years national ranking of No. 17 in the AP poll, an historic,...
  • Bringin’ it all back home

    - Oct 1, 2015
    By Adam Buhck Trendy pop singles, electronica, and hip-hop dominate the charts every week. Rock and roll, it seems, has taken a back seat. But Long Island collective Wake the Sun is out to prove...
  • China to amaze audiences 

    - Oct 1, 2015
    By Jasmine Putney  Too often textbooks and homework are seen as the only tools in learning. However, a stage filled with music and magic can be just as educational as a classroom. At 7 p.m. Friday, the...

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