The Daily Iowan

Puppets in Iowa

April 17, 2019

Death’s fugitive

ISABELLE ROBLES

August 6, 2015

Everyman will come to the stage. Well, the screen. Well, both. On Saturday, the Englert Theater, 221 E. Washington St., will feature a screening of the London-based National Theatre’s production of Everyman. The play stars 12...

Mission Impossible is quite possible

ALEC GLUESING

August 6, 2015

Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation Directed by Christopher McQuarrie There’s a 10-minute span in the middle act of the latest Mission: Impossible film in which super-agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) nearly drowns, crashes a...

A semester in (p)review

DI STAFF

August 6, 2015

University of Iowa classes will start up in just a few short weeks. With the onslaught of students making their way back to Iowa City, the arts and culture scene heats up. Instead of reviewing a summer of events, The Daily Iow...

Hairy Murder

VICTORIA VAUGHN

July 30, 2015

Around this time last year, actor Mike Long and director Bryan Garey began working on a relatively new theater piece for the Heritage Theater Festival in Virginia. Though new to them, the comedy had received acclaimed in Boston...

20 from town, no frowns

ISABELLE ROBLES

July 30, 2015

I love going out to eat, but I find myself cycling through an Iowa City restaurant rotation week after week. After probably having all menu items at my downtown favorites, I realized I needed to branch out and find some other...

Punk lives at the Mill

ALEC GLUESING

July 30, 2015

Screaming Females, with Vacation, Lipstick Homicide Rockers from New Jersey, Ohio, and Iowa will shake the rafters at the Mill on Aug. 2 in a three-act punk freakout.  Screaming Females will headline the event...

Ghosts in Motion

VICTORIA VAUGHN

July 23, 2015

In 2011, New York City welcomed one of the most unsettling theater performances in years, Sleep No More. The production, based on Shakespeare’s Macbeth, emphasized an interactive experience among the audience, actors, an...

Mr. Holmes returns

ALEC GLUESING

July 23, 2015

Sherlock Holmes, a fixture in British literature and popular culture, burst back into the international spotlight with 2009’s Guy Ritchie action film starring a fresh-off Iron Man Robert Downey Jr. in the title role. In 2010,...

Returning to the roots

ALEC GLUESING

July 23, 2015

Blue Moose Tap House will presenting an all-ages hip-hop and comedy show at 6 p.m. Friday, headlined by the long-running Kentucky rap group Nappy Roots. The band, which has been active since 1995, is an alternative hip-hop act...

Heady times at the Englert

ALEC GLUESING

July 9, 2015

Beer Tasting: Deschutes Brewery at the Englert Iowa City craft-beer drinkers are in for a frothy, hoppy treat Friday evening at the Englert Theater.  The venue will host its third beer-tasting event of 2015, this ...