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Oktoberfest ushers in autumn

While children start to pick out their costumes and students buckle down for midterms, North Side Iowa City looks forward to something a little different. On Saturday, the annual Oktoberfest will bring with it games, beer, food, and a good number of German festivities.


Dustin Lynch will bring country back

Country-music singer/songwriter Dustin Lynch will perform at 8 p.m. Friday in the IMU Main Lounge. The performance will be produced by SCOPE, an organization focused on bringing different forms of entertainment to campus.


'Girls rock' at Iowa Women's Music Festival

Live, local music has been represented in Iowa City for years. Unfortunately, the musicians recognized are predominantly men. The Iowa Women's Music Festival aims to give rising female musicians their time in the spotlight.


Nashville band Daniel and the Lion to perform

Since their humble beginnings, Daniel and the Lion has released two full-length records and average over 150 shows a year. Tonight at 9 p.m., the Wisconsin-born, Nashville-based rock band will perform at the The Mill.


Review: Brigadoon

If you see the Iowa City Community Theater's Brigadoon, be prepared to commit yourself; the show is two and a half hours long. But the music alone makes the show worth seeing.


Medea crosses the pond

The Englert Theatre will offer a cross-cultural experience for its patrons: the opportunity to see live broadcastings of famous plays produced at the National Theatre in London, including the Greek classic Medea.


Drink of the Week: Warm Pumpkin Spice Latte Shot

In order to celebrate the changing of the leaves, I've invented an easy shot that will knock your shorts off and replace them with yoga pants: The Warm Pumpkin Spice Latte Shot.


Review: Hyrule Warriors

Hyrule Warriors feels a bit like Flintstones Vitamins. If players want the comfort of familiar faces and scenery to lift their spirits, here's their game. The Legend-of-Zelda-flavored candy coating provided by game developer Tecmo Koei will undoubtedly prove irresistible to curious gamers.


UI students take on Tennessee Williams

Tennessee William's 1953 play Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let Me Listen will be staged by the Univeristy of Iowa Theatre Arts Department Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.


Jazz After Five plays on

On Friday evening, The Mill will host its weekly Jazz After Five from 5 to 7 p.m. Piano and bass duo Blake Shaw and Grace Leong will perform their mash-ups and styles of standard jazz tunes.


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