80 Hours

  • 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...
  • Friday night joy graces IC

    - Aug 27, 2015
    As August nears an end, you may begin to feel you’re wasting your warm summer nights searching for something to switch up your dull, repetitive routine. Summer of the Arts will attempt to provide a solution...
  • Comedy meets beats meets who knows?

    - Aug 27, 2015
    By Jasmine Putney jasmine-putney@uiowa.edu COMEDY What: Dakaboom When: 10 p.m. Friday Where: IMU Hawkeye Room Admission: Free A cappella and beat box, falsetto and bass, pop and hip-hop. Musical opposites fly in the air, unexpectedly melting...
  • Maine-lining the indie-folk scene

    - Aug 27, 2015
    By Tessa Solomon tessa-solomon@uiowa.edu The Brunswick, Maine, local rental store DVD Explosion was closed for the day, but Aly Spaltro was still there working. She had transformed the store’s basement into a makeshift studio. Her albums,...
  • Dreaming big in new Hancher

    - Aug 27, 2015
    By Grace Pateras grace-pateras@uiowa.edu From sitting in the Hancher Auditorium audience as a child to performing on its stage and launching a career touring across the country, one successful Iowan is excited about the opening of...
  • Batman: Arkham Knight and a look at E3

    - Aug 27, 2015
    Game Rating: 8.5/10 By Jordan Ryder jordan-ryder@uiowa.edu Arkham Knight is both hands down my favorite Arkham title and a fitting conclusion to the series. Plot is difficult to discuss without spoiling it, but, of the series,...
  • Climbing to Olympus

    - Jul 19, 2015
    Bands come and go in Iowa City, as in any music scene. Dependable as the tides, the town has a steady inward and outward flow of young artistic talent, both university-nurtured and otherwise. Not every group...

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