80 Hours

  • Elliott opens eyes of all kinds at Englert

    - Sep 19, 2017
    Jane Elliott, best known for her ‘Blue Eyes- Brown Eyes’ exercise spoke Monday night at the Englert as a part of the Green Room Series. By Claire Dietz claire-dietz@uiowa.edu Jane Elliott can make a room laugh....
  • Review: “It” could have been better

    - Sep 17, 2017
    Whether people loved it or hated it, the latest rendition of Stephen King’s, “It”, is all people have been talking about it. Can’t decide if you want to see “It”  or not? Read the review, and watch if...
  • 1884, the year Iowa City rioted over beer

    - Sep 14, 2017
    In 1884, Iowa banned all alcohol. The German Beer Mafia of Iowa City was not happy. By Claire Dietz claire-dietz@uiowa.edu Carroll Zuber was traveling in Germany, when he had an idea: bring microbrewing to Iowa. In 1975,...
  • BrewNost brings international beers to Iowa

    - Sep 14, 2017
    National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library will celebrate its 14th BrewNost with brewers and beer from all over the world. By Levi Wright levi-wright@uiowa.edu Few things compare with the sweet roasted flavor of a dark...
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    - Sep 14, 2017
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  • On the wings of literature, culture

    - Sep 14, 2017
    An Iraqi poet and International Writing Program resident breaks through silence and writes her way to Iowa City and environs. By Joshua Balicki joshua-balicki@uiowa.edu As the oldest and largest multinational writing residency in the world, the...
  • Coffins come alive, art in the afterlife

    - Sep 14, 2017
    Ghanaian artist Eric Adjetey Anang will display his Fantasy Coffins on Saturday from noon-5 p.m. The IMU Black Box Theater will host his six coffins. Anang is also an artist in residence this semester. By Madison...
  • Brother-based duo Cactus Blossoms blooming in the Mill

    - Sep 12, 2017
    Up-and-coming, singer-songwriter brothers, The Cactus Blossoms, didn’t plan for an international tour, a TV cameo, and a critically acclaimed album. But it’s happening. By Lily Goodman lily-goodman@uiowa.edu Minnesota brothers Page Burkum and Jack Torrey didn’t have...
  • Writers’ Workshop alum Sandra Cisneros returns to Iowa City

    - Sep 12, 2017
    Sandra Cisneros makes a return to the Iowa City area. She will read selections from her writing and answer questions. By Salma Rios salma-rios@uiowa.edu Sandra Cisneros held a reading Monday night in Macbride Auditorium, and she...
  • Inmates performing Shakespeare gain valuable life skills

    - Sep 11, 2017
    “Shakespeare Behind Bars” is a program that allows prisoners to perform Shakespeare plays. On Thursday at Voxman, program founder, Curt Tofteland, screened the 2005 documentary, “Shakespeare Behind Bars.” The documentary follows a group of inmates who...

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