80 Hours

  • Putting the teeth into birthday music

    - Sep 3, 2015
    By Isaac Hamlet isaac-hamlet@uiowa.edu Music can move people. Listeners can be buoyed by joy, hurt to heartbreak, and — in this instance —  prompted to dentistry. At 8 p.m. Friday, local Iowa City bands will gather at the...
  • It’s a wonderful life

    - Sep 3, 2015
    MUSIC Good Life and Big Harp When: 9 p.m. Sept. 6 Where: Gabe’s, 330 E. Washington Admission: $14-$16 By Claire Dietz claire-dietz@uiowa.edu Eight years and 250 miles separate Nebraska-based band the Good Life from the last time it...
  • Soul of Iowa City

    - Aug 27, 2015
    By Claire Dietz claire-dietz@uiowa.edu Soul Fest When: Friday-Saturday Where: Downtown Admission: Free Walking into Loyce Arthur’s studio in the Theater Building, one is immediately greeted by chaos and a cacophony of bright colors. Fabrics and costumes reminiscent...
  • The ‘Taste’ that keeps on giving

    - Aug 27, 2015
    By Justus Flair justus-flair@uiowa.edu Magda Davis doesn’t know where she’s been all these years. “I can’t believe I’ve been in town for years and never been here,” the Iowa City resident said. “And this year I...
  • Boot camp spawns West Side Story

    - Aug 27, 2015
    By Devyn Young devyn-young@uiowa.edu WEST SIDE STORY When: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Aug. 30 Where: Coralville Center for the Performing Arts, 1301 5th Admission: $15-$35 For most teenagers, the last two weeks of summer are spent relaxing outside...
  • The weekend in movies

    - Aug 27, 2015
    We Are Your Friends Cole, an aspiring DJ in Hollywood, is focused on perfecting his one track that will change everything. Then he meets James, a fellow DJ who starts mentoring him, and James’ girlfriend, Sophie....
  • Your drink for the coming weekend

    - Aug 27, 2015
    Tom Collins Simple syrup, lemon juice, gin, a single sugar cube, and a lemon slice are shaken vigorously over ice to make this classic cocktail. The bartender described it to me as a “fancy vodka lemonade.”...
  • Earphunk for all

    - Aug 27, 2015
    MUSIC Earphunk with Genome When: 10 p.m. Saturday Where: Yacht Club, 13 S. Linn Admission: $10 The Yacht Club is getting funky for back to school with a two-act prog-funk performance Saturday night. Up-and-coming jam act Earphunk will...
  • Darkness in the panels

    - Aug 27, 2015
    conor-mcbrien@uiowa.edu In Fairfield, Iowa, there’s a quaint little art gallery that has hosted a peculiar display since early this month. The Comics & Graphic Novels gallery in Fairfield’s Arts and Convention Center, 200 N. Main St.,...
  • Opera troupe gets cozy with IC

    - Aug 27, 2015
    By Girindra Selleck girindra-selleck@uiowa.edu MUSIC Così fan tutte When: 5 p.m. Friday Where: Iowa City Public Library, 123 S. Linn Admission: Free Iowa City Concert Opera, founded in May by University of Iowa graduate students Lisa Neher and...

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