Iowa City elementary teacher and students create stop animation films

A captain oversees his crew of sailors diligently working among a sea of organized chaos full of crayons, cardboard cutouts, collages, and paintbrushes. This adventurous pirate unleashes an uncanny characteristic from the mighty crew — a passion for art and a yearning to learn.

UI Theater closes with She Stoops for the semester's last performance

While maneuvering through the complex ins and outs of online dating, director Kristin Clippard found inspiration in a rather unlikely source: the 18th-century comedy She Stoops to Conquer, by Irish author Oliver Goldsmith.

UI organizations to celebrate Earth Month and promote sustainability

Zip Cars, single-stream recycling, and bike repair stations — these are all the work of the University of Iowa's Office of Sustainability. Now, they will educate the community on sustainability through Earth Month.

Verhille: Dishonored DLC vs. Call of Duty DLC

Gamers, you have some important decisions to make as of Tuesday: Teleportation or hoofing it? Swords or assault rifles? Single-player campaign or multiplayer melees?

Stewart: Try BattleBlock Theater's multiplayer mode

2D platformers are the basis of all video games for many of us. We were raised on Mario and Sonic, seemingly simple games that held infinite complexities in their mechanics.

Verhille: Brix Cheese Shop & Wine Bar

Showing off a wide array of wines that are constantly changing, an experience at Brix Cheese Shop & Wine Bar, 209 N. Linn,  will never be the same as the time before.

Carnaval Celebration to prepare locals for June Parade

On June 9, Iowa City will officially become a Carnaval City. The event has been in the works for more than half a decade, and on Saturday, the city will host a Carnaval Celebration in B1 North Hall from 1-5 p.m.

RiverSide Jam Festival spreads awareness of global hunger, sustainability

Local bands, live painting, and a Hula-Hoop workshop are just a few of the elements involved in this year's RiverSide Jam: Music and Arts Project.

Beer of the Week: Goose Island's Summertime

I chose Goose Island's Summertime in the foolishly optimistic hope that drinking it might force summer to appear earlier than it had intended. Unfortunately, both the season and the beer left me disappointed.

Q&A: Jazz guitarist, UI Music lecturer releases album Bésame Mucho!

Steve Grismore has made an impact on the jazz culture in Iowa City. Not only is he a lecturer in the University Department of Music, but he is also a co-founder of the Iowa City Jazz Festival.

Amnesty International puts on benefit show "Jamnesty"

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