Englert continues its film history

Downtown Iowa City is in the middle of a movie craze. The Englert Theatre will participate in this community with showings of the films Munch 150 and A Place at the Table.

Uptown Bill's celebrates the Americans with Disabilities Act

Uptown Bill's is a little coffee shop with a lot going on. Books for patrons to buy line the shop, a coffee counter with an assortment of treats and beverage choices sits in the back, and the surrounding wall space is covered with colorful pictures created by the shop's regulars.

Iowa Tango Club brings in international professionals

Tango instructor Patricia Vahanian said the fluidity of tango makes it an alluring dance style.

Anime Iowa conventions invites thousands

With channels full of cartoons, many kids might find themselves drawn to Japanese animated shows such as "Pokemon" and "Dragonball Z" because they seem different from the rest. This form of animation is called anime - which has a print counterpart, manga - and it has become a phenomenon in the West as well as on its home island.

'Nerdcore' rap comes to Iowa City

Illustrator, voice actor, comedian, and rapper MC Chris will bring his unique "nerdcore" style of rap to Gabe's on Saturday.


MC Chris will headline the Revenge of the Nerds Tour 2, which will make its way to Iowa City this weekend. A man of many talents, MC Chris does everything from writing and rapping to voice-over work and the illustration of his own MC Chris cartoon.

Beer of the Week: Leinenkugel's Lemon Berry Shandy

Leinenkugel's has a reputation for crafting quality beers with delightfully unexpected flavor combinations while remaining smooth and drinkable.

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