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Joffrey Ballet returns to the town that helped 'make it'

Continuing a 28-year-old partnership, the Joffrey Ballet and Hancher program will present a 'wonderfully wild' new show Saturday to a sold-out crowd.


UI play tackles prejudice against blacks, Irish

Luck of the Irish, the University of Iowa's newest Mainstage production, follows a black family in 1950s Boston who (seemingly) outsmart their racist realtor by borrowing the name of a white Irish family.


Indian vocal star Sharreth flies in for concert

Two years in the making, the concert "The Exotic Voice of South India," a showcase for the classical music genre Carnatic, will take place at the Englert March 8.


Figaro, Figaro, Fi-ga-ro

The Coralville Center for the Performing Arts will present their interpretation of The Marriage of Figaro, one of Mozart's most famous and acclaimed operas.


House of Cards v. Parks and Rec

The book has closed on Parks and Recreation, and reopened on House of Cards—two series that have put a new face on American politics.


Hancher welcomes Pacifica Quartet

A single cello and viola coupled with a pair of violins make up the Pacifica Quartet, a groups whose fervor and skill have elegantly summoned chamber music for the enjoyment of audiences around the world.


Nachte Raho welcomes Stanford, Tufts, and more

Perhaps the largest collegiate dance competition in the Midwest, the 13th-annual Nachte Raho South Asian dance event will take place this Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Iowa Memorial Union.


'Theater at its most vulnerable'

The 16th iteration of Riverside Theater's Walking the Wire series, themed "Classified," features nine monologues, including one titled, "A Bride for the Pope."


Touring Iowa City's artistic haunts

Downtown Iowa City is a smorgasbord of art venues, 16 of which will be included in the Downtown Gallery Walk tomorrow from 5 to 8 p.m.


TEDxUIowa brought wisdom and surprises

If someone told me I would be climbing to the top of the rock wall at the CRWC with one of the speakers following the TEDxUIowa event this past Saturday, well, I would have worn something a little different.


IC Comedy: Green Gravel festival wrap-up

A promising comedy festival turned into a pun-filled nightmare at times last weekend, but featured strong performances by local comedians.


Review: Resident Evil Revelations 2

The newest installment in the Resident Evil horror series is a rough and unpolished experiment for game developer Capcom so far.


Drink of the Week: Tropical Shortcake Shot

You don’t have to wait another week to get a taste of Spring Break. For a fruity cocktail fit for the beach, try this easy-to-make drink.


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