Powwow Social will spotlight traditions of Native American culture at IMU

Feathers, beads, and tassels fly as powwow dancers — adorned in elaborate and brilliantly colored clothing — dance and march to the beat of a drum, accompanied by a chorus of rhythmic singing.

St. Lawrence String Quartet returns to Iowa City for performance and workshop

The musicians of the St. Lawrence String Quartet have two-part lives. There is one part of their lives that includes extensive touring and playing concerts for sold-outs shows.

Local performers ‘activate the streets’ of downtown Iowa City

If you’re walking through the Pedestrian Mall and hear an acoustic rendition of “Staci’s Mom” or Death Cab for Cutie on the ukulele, you are probably hearing the musical creations of local street performers.

Local author to share story at Prairie Lights reading

Seventy-seven-year-old Iowan Ethel Barker fell in love with the history of orphan-train children in 1988 after reading an article in a magazine that she got from the Iowa State Historical Society.

Stewart: Does 343 Industries fulfill Bungie's shoes with Halo 4?

When Bungie announced it would leave Microsoft to pursue other projects, the question on everyone’s mind was, “What will happen to Halo?” — the franchise that saved Xbox when it débuted in 2001.

Beer of the Week: Ayinger October Fest-Marzen

After a less than respectable rating for a Bavarian beer last week, I was torn between picking a redemption beer for the respected brewing region and a Thanksgiving beer that goes great with turkey.

Tony-Award winner and Grammy-nominated musician visits UI

Local comedy group Paperback Rhino to open for Upright Citizens

Theater Group explores the effects of Alzheimer’s disease on communities

Brazilian musician to appear at the Mill

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