Food for the soul

Iowa's culinary history is the driving force behind All Recipes Are Home, a new musical by Working Group Theater, commissioned by Hancher, and featuring the Awful Purdies. Bring your own food.

UI play explores the comedy of love and lies

For the next Mainstage production, premiering tonight, the University of Iowa Theater Department has staged an adaptation of the 1643 French farce, The Liar.

First Floodwater Comedy Festival descends

A lot can happen in a year. For Annie Levitz and Kristine Moffitt, this year brought them something they never saw coming: a comedy festival.

Mill to host benefit concert for Angelyn Hargrove

Gloria Hardiman will headline tomorrow's show, which raises money for her daughter's treatment for stage three brain cancer.

InterDance holds events for International Dance Day

The two-day program, created nine years ago by Nora Garda, celebrates the world of dance within the state of Iowa with workshops,  speakers, and showcases.

'Walking food tour' offers taste of local history

UI Museum Studies student Rachel Wobeter's Walking Food Tour of Iowa City starts Saturday, visiting local eateries Devotay, Pullman Bar and Diner, Clinton Street Social Club, and John's Grocery.

KRUI Radio celebrates 30 years

The student-run alternative radio station — broadcasting from 89.7 FM since 1952 — will host Jack Lion and Annalibera Saturday in a free, public anniversary party.

Dream comebacks for 'Game of Thrones' Season 5

For all the new, exciting questions raised in the season première, there are plenty of old threads left to be tied. Here is a list of the characters I pray pull a Barristan Selmy or Needle and reappear out of the blue in Season 5

Iowa City Pizza: Sanctuary, Basta, Mill, Forbidden Planet, and Gumby's

In the second part of my pizza review series, I tasted pies from a late-night hang-out, some sultry sit-down spots, and a combination concert venue and bar.

Review: Goat Simulator is a delightful mess

The oddball premise, intentional glitches, rampant bugs, and even the title of the game all combine to poke fun at gaming itself.

Review: Never Alone is a bit too cute

Some puzzle platforming, a bit of Inuit mythology, and a cute white fox. When I picked Never Alone up, I figured all of these together would make for a fun game. I was wrong.

Drink of the Week: Lagunitas IPA Maximus Ale

It's called Maximus Ale for a reason. The Lagunitas Brewing Company, Petaluma, Calif., has taken the IPA on an overdrive hops-rush to flavor town.

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