LV Recommends: Sun Café

Sun Cafe

Recently, my good friend suggested we venture away from downtown to find some good Vietnamese fare. Always the connoisseur of all cuisine, I trusted him. Sun Café (1681 S 1st Ave., Iowa City) didn’t disappoint. The first thing I noticed was the display of perfectly ­roasted hanging ducks in the rotisserie case. Recently, there has […]

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Album Review: Mick Jenkins’ ‘Wave[s]’ gives teeth to revolutionary love

Mick Jenkins Blue Moose Tap House — Sunday, Oct. 4 at 9 p.m. Chicago emcee Mick Jenkins is everything rap needs in a spiritually ailing world. His latest release, Wave[s] is perhaps less socially inclined than his earlier mixtape (The Water[s]) but Jenkins still strikes prophetic notes throughout the twenty-eight minute tracklist — sparse in […]

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Hang ten, my undead dudes! Surf Zombies head to CSPS for vinyl release show

Surf Zombies Vinyl Release Party Cedar Rapids Legion Arts Hall — Friday, Sep. 11 at 8 p.m. After a studio hiatus, Surf Zombies are at it again with their new release It’s a … Thing. The album is the forth that the group has released together though their individual music histories are extensive. Brook Hoover, […]

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