The Daily Iowan

Review: Brigadoon

JUSTUS FLAIR

September 24, 2014

Filed under Arts

Sitting in the fourth of seven rows, staring at the light trees and mountains streaked with purples and pinks in center stage, I felt a bit out of place. The crowd was dominated by seniors, scattered with a few younger individuals...

Medea crosses the pond

CLAIRE DIETZ

September 24, 2014

Filed under Arts

The Englert Theater 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. At 7 p.m. Saturday, the Englert Theater, 221 E....

Drink of the Week: Warm Pumpkin Spice Latte Shot

DI STAFF

September 24, 2014

Filed under Arts

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. Primary alcohol: Spiced Rum How to make it: Brew...

Review: Hyrule Warriors

CONOR MCBRIEN

September 24, 2014

Filed under Arts

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...

UI students take on Tennessee Williams

DEVYN YOUNG

September 24, 2014

Filed under Arts

Tennessee Williams’ 1953 play, Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let Me Listen, will be staged by the University of Iowa Theater Department at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday in 172 Theater Building. Williams, who attended the Univ...

Jazz After Five plays on

ASHLEY MURPHY

September 24, 2014

Filed under Arts

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. The event will be free and open to...

Sabin School part of Iowa City history

NICK MOFFITT

September 24, 2014

Filed under News

Iowa City resident Judy Howard remembers swaying to old records alongside friends in the old Sabin Elementary School gym. “In the late-50s, things were still ‘happy days,’ ” she said. “We would ...

Peace Corps makes application changes

ERICA MAHONEY

September 24, 2014

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Nicky Fish graduated from the University of Iowa this past spring — but has to wait almost a year to depart on her new journey with the Peace Corps. Fish said one of the most difficult aspects of process was the application....

Food-borne illness sees increase in Iowa

KAITLIN DEWULF

September 24, 2014

Filed under News

Iowa has seen an influx in cases of a food-borne illness, which can spread like wildfire when exposed. In 2013, Iowa had 342 cases of shigella — bacteria closely related to salmonella that causes shigellosis. This was a 522...

Pharmaceutical department celebrates 40th anniversary

DI STAFF

September 24, 2014

Filed under News

The University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals manufacturer is celebrating its 40th anniversary of good manufacturing practices. The manufacturer is a university-affiliated producer that works with UI faculty from the College of Pharmacy...

Woman charged with cashing forged check

DI STAFF

September 24, 2014

Filed under News

Authorities have accused a Cedar Rapids woman with cashing a forged check for more than $600. Tiffany Jones, 36, was charged on June 9 with forgery. According to online court documents, Jones entered the Fast Cash location in...

Man accused of dropping child

DI STAFF

September 24, 2014

Filed under News

Authorities have accused a local man of harming his child. James Caldwell, 36, was charged Dec. 1, 2013, with child endangerment/serious injury. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Caldwell’s wife took their child...