Englert Theatre kicks off 100th Anniversary celebration

There's just something about the Englert. It could be the "intimate, historic vibe" that Englert Executive Director Andre Perry credited the theater, or its "iconic" position as a "grass-roots community victory," as expressed by Iowa City Mayor Matt Hayek, a former president of the Englert's Board of Directors.

UI Theater program presents an adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth

The Lion King, West Side Story, and She's the Man seem to have nothing in common. However, they are similar in that they are all modernized adaptations of Shakespeare.

YouTube-famous duo returns to Iowa City

How does one become a national music phenomenon? Youtube, of course. Just ask the dynamic duo of Cal and Rez, who make up the band of Timefiles, which will perform in the IMU on Oct. 14.

City High students return to Mayberry

This weekend, high-school students will use theater to bring to the surface issues often ignored. City High students will tell stories about bigotry, hardship, and opinions in the Iowa City community at 7:30 p.m. today, Friday, and Saturday in City High's Opstad Auditorium, 1900 Morningside Drive.

RAYGUN owner collaborates on illustrated book about the Midwest

For RAYGUN founder Mike Draper, the Midwest is the best name in the world because it's not a real direction. In his illustrated book The Midwest: God's Gift to Planet Earth, he writes, "It's not even an in-between direction like Southwest or Northwest. It's an almost direction."

Symposium explores the culture, history, art, and struggles of the Latinos in the Midwest

Vicki Ruiz knows Latino culture. "Latinos are the biggest minority group in the United States, but their contributions and legacies in the United States often remain invisible to the general public and contribute to the unfortunate notion that Latinos are peoples who arrived the day before yesterday," said the professor of history and Chicano/Latino Studies.

StarLite Cinema to feature Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Home Movie Day celebrates 10 years

Beer of the Week: Red Rambler Ale

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