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  • Drink of the Week: Old School Daiquiri

    - Feb 18, 2016
    Spring is on the way, and I am ready. This old-school daiquiri reminds me of the Sun and warmth I’ve been longing for. RELATED: A blue lemon   EXPERIENCE: Squeeze two lime slices with Bacardi rum,...
  • Music to fuse sounds

    - Feb 17, 2016
    Wu Man and the Shanghai Quartet will take the Englert stage tonight. By Gracey Murphy gracey-murphy@uiowa.edu One woman. Four strings. Endless melodies. Wu Man and the Shanghai Quartet will perform at 8 p.m. today at the...
  • Metalcore hard-hitter Miss May I headlines a show at Blue Moose tonight

    - Feb 16, 2016
    By Adam Buhck adam-buhck@uiowa.edu It’s not often new bands get the opportunity to support a signed act with more than 1 million fans, but that’s happening for three eastern Iowa hard-core bands. Metalcore heavyweights Miss May...
  • Grammys swirl on stage

    - Feb 15, 2016
    The biggest awards show in music, the Grammy Awards, air at 7 p.m. today on CBS. By Girindra Selleck girindra-selleck@uiowa.edu Amid the media frenzy caused by this year’s famously white field of Academy Award nominees, it...
  • Neal Rock to give lecture

    - Feb 15, 2016
    By Jordan Ryder jordan-ryder@uiowa.edu  The placard before the sculpture reads “Neal Rock,” but Rock says he isn’t a sculptor. He’s a painter, painting on sculpted material. He can see where people might be confused. Neal Rock...
  • ’45 Years’ review: jealousy, love, and uncertainty

    - Feb 12, 2016
    In 45 Years, the only certainty of love is its uncertainty. In Sophie Fiennes’s 2009 documentary The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema, the philosopher and psychoanalyst Slavoj Zizek said the realization of our deepest fantasies often adopts...
  • Quiz: In the heart of happiness

    - Feb 11, 2016
    Check out our full stories on: Ten Minute Play Festival Sweeney Todd The Second City Faculty/Graduate Dance Concert Charles Ray lecture Gaelic Storm The Black Panthers: Vanguard of a Revolution film Please support award-winning college journalism...
  • Gaelic Storm to rock the Englert

    - Feb 11, 2016
    On Feb. 14, the Englert Theater will take a trip to Ireland. Gaelic Storm, a popular Celtic band, will play at 7 p.m.Valentines’ Day. After starting in Santa Monica, California, it has played all over the...
  • Sculptor Charles Ray back in IC as distinguished lecturer

    - Feb 11, 2016
    Sculptor Charles Ray is back in Iowa City as a Bette Spriesterbach Distinguished Lecturer, looking ahead to his next project By Girindra Selleck Girindra-selleck@uiowa.edu After receiving his B.F.A. from the University of Iowa in 1975, Charles...
  • Love and guts for Valentine’s with Sweeney Todd

    - Feb 11, 2016
    Sweeney Todd, the beloved tale of gruesome murder and revenge, hits the stage just in time for a romantic Valentine’s Day date. By Gracey Murphy gracey-murphy@uiowa.edu This Valentine’s Day, pie may not be the best choice...

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