Cirque-style theater reimagines a Greek myth

From enacting scenes and juggling to trapeze swinging and aerial acrobatics, Pandora's Circus performers seem to laugh freely in the face of gravity as they break its very laws.

Iowa City to backdrop horror film

Night of the Babysitter, a new film written by UI alumnus Louie Doerge and starring/co-produced by Dora Madison Burge (Friday Night Lights, Dexter), will be filmed in Iowa City this winter.

Rosanne Cash returns to Englert stage

Country singer, songwriter, author, and daughter of country-music legend Johnny Cash Rosanne Cash will perform at the Englert Theater at 8 p.m. Saturday along with husband and composer John Leventhal.

The Supersuckers mix genres for "raw" rock sound

After 26 years of rock 'n' roll, the Arizona-based band Supersuckers plan to bring 'high volume ass-kickery' to Gabe's Saturday at 9 p.m.

Blue Moose will welcome shoegaze band Landmarks

Landmarks has worked for more than two years sorting and selecting their defining features: a neat tempo driven by fluid notes with vocals that bleed into and vitalize the instrumentals.

Review: The Overnighters

Showing at FilmScene starting this weekend, The Overnighters is a documentary that sheds light on the oil industry in a way that's complex and thoughtful without being too negative or demanding.

Q&A: author Leo Babauta

Leo Babauta is the creator and writer of the website Zen Habits. A husband and father of six, Babauta writes about simplicity, health & fitness, motivation and inspiration, frugality, family life, happiness, goals, getting great things done, and living in the moment.

UI play mixes Peter Pan, multimedia, and Marxism

The Designer: A Brechtian Techno Drama, directed by Mario El Caponi Mendoza, combines theater with multimedia pieces—including sets and lighting—designed by Ray Ockenfels and Melissa L. Glibert.

20 years of Donkey Kong Country

November marks the 20th anniversary of Donkey Kong Country, one of the biggest games of the 1990s. It sold more than 9 million copies and began a new era of the cultural icon known as Donkey Kong.

Old Capitol Mall to screen film featuring UI football alum

The Old Capitol Museum will celebrate UI alumnus Alex Karras' football and film career with a screening of Paper Lion at 6:30 p.m. today, coinciding with the exhibit Iowa Football: Birth of a Legacy.

Drink of the Week: The Hyper Russian

It's cold. Real cold. Coffee season is in especially full swing. If you somehow manage to have some left in the pot, tepid, at the end of the day, don't throw it out. Use it for other, fun things, like the Hyper Russian.

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