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Posted by Drew Bulman | Nov 21, 2009

If there is such a thing as California dreaming, what can be said for those that pack up their Los Angeles digs and head east toward a new home in...

Posted by Drew Bulman | Nov 4, 2009

Sporting name tags and hearty appetites, members of Slow Food Iowa City (SFIC) joined together for their 9th annual Harvest Dinner at Iowa City’s La Reyna restaurant Sunday. The event...

Posted by Dr. Star | Nov 3, 2009

FOR EVERYONE ~ Promise. November brings three contradictory things. One is a barrage of virtually insurmountable hurdles, obstacles that we must often work hard to overcome. It also brings tremendous...

Posted by Yale Cohn | Nov 1, 2009

We wait. Every year we wait. We wait with bated breath, face paint purchased, coolers full of ice, grills freshly cleaned, coals and meat at the ready, beers lined up...

Posted by Drew Bulman | Oct 27, 2009

In their new documentary, producer Kembrew McLeod and director Benjamin Franzen—both University of Iowa professors—attempt to shed light on the costly and complex world of the simple sample. - Reactions...

Posted by Drew Bulman | Oct 21, 2009

The serial radio drama was once the king of living room entertainment. Whether listening to Little Orphan Annie or CBS Radio Mystery Theater, audiences sat captivated in front of their...

Posted by Melody Dworak | Oct 2, 2009

When considering the alcoholic beverage of choice for the evening here in Iowa City, only the hardcore eco-warriors factor in environmental sustainability. The hardcore are not surprised that wine shipped...

Posted by Matt Butler | Oct 2, 2009

On the lookout for real monsters this Halloween? Lace up your boots and join the search for Iowa's cryptozoological legends. Phantom Kangaroos Vagrant kangaroos are nothing new, having been spotted...

Posted by Renee Zukin | Oct 2, 2009

If winter is slumber and spring is birth, and summer is life, then autumn rounds out to be reflection. It's a time of year when the leaves are down and...

Posted by Thomas Dean | Oct 2, 2009

In my last column, I presented some statistics demonstrating that the majority of Iowans are “urban” by U.S. Census standards and have been since 1950. With fewer farmers, the raison...

Posted by Kelly Ostrem | Oct 2, 2009

Stress is rough. Between home and work, there are countless things to be responsible for doing, knowing and staying on top of. Outside of that are demands from family, friends...

Posted by Dr. Star | Oct 2, 2009

FOR EVERYONE ~ A Cloud of Possibilities. Nowadays, we are mostly mindful of the difficulties we’ve experienced in the recent past and the challenges we still face. Fatigue and worry...

Posted by Paul Sorenson | Sep 30, 2009

Naftaly Stramer and Ofer Sivan, co-owners of Oasis Falafel, visit the studio to talk hummus hummus hummus... oh, and giving away 500 free sandwiches through their 5th anniversary blood drive...

Posted by Melody Dworak | Sep 23, 2009

Okay, Melody. Breathe. CAT CIRCUS!! (Breathe.) COMING TO IOWA CITY!!!!!! (Breathe.) I will be counting down till October 4 (1 week & 4 days from today!) when the RockCats and...

Posted by Stephen Schmidt | Jul 10, 2009

As Summer is just heating up, it is also speeding towards its conclusion. There are just under three months until fall returns, and with it, the school year, cold, and...

Posted by Thomas Dean | Jul 10, 2009

For the past few years, July has been a special month for me. Since 2005, I have taught a one-week workshop in the Iowa Summer Writing Festival focused on writing...