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Dancing with wolves

Two University of Iowa dancers. One world-crushing injury. Read the stories of Emily Medd, a student tirelessly chasing her dreams of dancing professionally, and Chelsea Rodriguez, forced to find a new path.


Putting comedy to the test

Twelve UI students in Megan Gogerty's standup comedy course will perform at the Englert Saturday in the comedy event "This is Only a Test" as part of their final exam.


UI Museum of Art hosts mask competition, comedy show

The event "Destination Venice — the Journey Continues" will feature an art mask competition and the debut of new comedy duo Gee and Kay, featuring Megan Gogerty and Paul Kalina, to raise money for a new building.


Documentary critiques cat declawing

The Iowa City Public Library will host a screening of the documentary The Paw Project as well as a discussion with veterinarians about the controversial practice of declawing cats.


American Girl Fashion Show to feature 130 local girls

From Addy to Samantha to Josefina, the fictional role models of millions of young girls will come to life in Coralville this weekend in the annual American Girl Fashion Show.


Undergraduate Dance Concert includes 12 original pieces

Moving beyond your comfort zone is a hard but important part of both learning choreography and artistry. In this year's Undergraduate Dance Concert, students are challenged to do just that.


Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron is another 'okay' blockbuster

The first Avengers film presented something spectacular, but Age of Ultron fails outdo it. If you plan to see the sequel, expected to make more than $1 billion in its worldwide theatrical run, prepare for the long haul.


Review: Bringing sound to the stage

Turning a famous podcast into a live show — such as "Welcome to Night Vale," whose current tour stopped at the Englert May 3 — may feed fans' frenzy, but it can take away a bit of the magic.


The art of video game storytelling

Titles that are able to deliver strong characters and emotional plots on top of exciting gameplay are rare to find, but stay with you long after the final level.


Drink of the Week: Old Fashioned

Finals are nearly upon us and many students are about to graduate and become real-life adults. It seems like the perfect time, then, to try a more grown-up drink, leaving behind "whatever's on special."


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