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Upright and still improving

Coco Mault
August 25, 2016

The Upright Citizens Brigade will haul its famed long-form improv style to Iowa City on Friday. By Claire Dietz [email protected] @claireldietz Upright Citizens Brigade, a long-form improv troupe...

Filming through affliction

Filming through affliction
August 25, 2016

By Isaac Hamlet [email protected] The Englert will screen the documentary Gleason, a story about a former pro athlete and his family dealing with ALS at 8 p.m. Friday. Following the screening, the...

Life among the dogs, plus ice cubes

Hanna Ålerud
August 25, 2016

By Isaac Hamlet [email protected] For most, going south for the summer is ideal for capitalizing on the sunshine the season affords. The appeal of amusement parks, beaches, and boardwalks is a...

Laughter becomes a donation for one local

Laughter becomes a donation for one local
August 3, 2016

By Quentin Yarolem [email protected] On Friday, a comedy show and silent auction to raise money for Pat Pybril, who is in Stage 5 kidney failure, will take place at the Mill, 120 E. Burlington...

Shadows & light of the everyday people

Shadows & light of the everyday people
June 20, 2016

By Claire Dietz [email protected] Judy Polumbaum grew up in the dark room. She still remembers the first camera her father, Ted — a photojournalist who captured such personalities as Ted Kennedy...

Twin City’s indie darlings make their way to Iowa City

Photo by Sarah Hess
June 16, 2016

By Tessa Solomon [email protected]   After high-school graduation in 2013, four teenagers from St. Paul, Minnesota, left their hometown, not for college, but for the stage. Three...

Shakespeare at sea opens Riverside in the Park

Shakespeare at sea opens Riverside in the Park
June 15, 2016

Riverside Theater’s Festival Stage production of Pericles opens Friday. By Claire Dietz [email protected] Dennis William Grimes keeps a notebook in his backpack alongside his heavily annotated...

Becoming the ‘Pumpkin of Horror’

Becoming the ‘Pumpkin of Horror’
June 13, 2016

Stephen King graces Englert stage Monday night   By: Gracey Murphy [email protected] @graceyelyssa   IOWA CITY, IA -- Hundreds of horror fans clap uproariously as Stephen...

Writer Elizabeth Crane to speak at Prairie Lights tomorrow night

Writer Elizabeth Crane to speak at Prairie Lights tomorrow night
April 18, 2016

By Alex Kramer [email protected] Short stories and novels come together in a symphonic blend of humor and realism when Elizabeth Crane pens words. Her infectious laughter, bubbling up with...

Beyond Masculin/Féminin

Emma Genesen, Taylor Clapman, Ash Pierce,  JaMaya Austin, Crystal Gurrola, and Hannah Adamson all bring their best for the last rehearsal. The show Feminaal will be opening tonight at 8 p.m. (The Daily Iowan/Glenn Sonnie Wooden)
October 22, 2015

By Devyn Young [email protected] Viewer understands the performance shall not be viewed as a male or with a masculine perspective. Viewer shall view the performance solely as a woman. Sign Here:...

Pipe of a different color

Pipe of a different color
October 22, 2015

By Isaac Hamlet [email protected] King Arthur, a noble king of legend known for his purity and losing Guinevere to the knight Lancelot, has been the subject of centuries of epic tales, poems, and...

Punk theater against idiocy

Punk theater against idiocy
October 15, 2015

By Tessa Solomon [email protected] Forget yellow brick roads and star-crossed lovers. There’s only a gritty city, ass-kicking attitude, and a throat-tearing score in this theater. American Idiot,...

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