Where to watch the Rose Bowl in Iowa City

Iowa Hawkeye fans

A historic football season concludes with one final game. The Iowa Hawkeyes return to the Rose Bowl for the first time in twenty five years to play Stanford on January 1 at 3 p.m. CST. Thousands have made the trip out west to sunny Pasadena to cheer on the Hawkeyes. For all those sticking around […]

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Talking to kids about the Coral Ridge shooting

When Bonnie Lieberman arrived at the Coral Ridge Mall shortly after 7 p.m. on Friday, June 12, she had planned on a quiet night of family fun. She and her husband, Scott, had brought their son, Tyler, 8, and their daughter, Olivia, 4, to skate at the mall’s ice rink. “Our son was asking if […]

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Iowa City Weekender: June 11-14

Dagmar, a duo that blends an indie rock sound with hypnotizing vocal harmonies rooted in medieval music, plays the Yacht Club this Thursday. The Fairield-based twosome will be joined by two of Iowa City’s hardest working, hardest rocking musicians: Justin LeDuc (Jack Lion) and Dana T. Also joining the bill are fellow Fairfielders ControlXOXO, a goth synthpop band that offers the perfect cure for your Cure nostalgia. […]

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Iowa City Weekender: July 11-14

Meat Puppets -- Photo by Neff Conner

Hello and welcome to another edition of the Iowa City Weekender! Mid-July is here, the gnats are still being jerks and the air feels like bath water. The good news is that these weekend entertainment options are going to make you forget about all of that nonsense. […]

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Iowa City Weekender: June 27-29

Hoffman is back

WOWZA WHAT A HUGE WEEKEND! It’s like it’s the 4th of July or somethin’! But it’s not! Yet! This Weekender will focus on two major events happening in Iowa City proper and a little bit outside: Seldom Seen Festival and #Daddyhoffsblockparty. There are some other things to check out obviously, but I want to start […]

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Live Music Preview: June 20-29

Sonny and the Sunsets

I know I’m not alone in saying Cursive will always have a place in my heart. They emerged when indie rock was a big deal. Anyone who was anyone was paying attention to Omaha’s Saddle Creek Records. If you haven’t listened to 2003’s … […]

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Iowa City Weekender: June 20-23


Joshua Hoffman, your regular Weekender columnist, is off on vacation. As such, this edition of the Iowa City Weekender has been hijacked by yours truly. Still reading? Great, because there are lots of exciting events to check out this weekend. Lets talk about them. Thursday, June 20 Cursive w. Digital Leather, The Olympics | 9:00 […]

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Iowa City Weekender: June 13-16

Pressed And

And it’s the weekend again! It’s humid. I’m really sweaty, all the time. Like, you won’t even want to hug me even though I know you can’t help yourself. Save the kisses though, my mouth/moustache is full of gnats. Some cool stuff happening this weekend, check it out! […]

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Iowa City Weekender: May 23-26


School’s over, and what that mainly means to me is less country rap on my block and more parking for my gigantic vehicle. What it might mean to you is that you’ve got a bunch of time on your hands and nothing to do. Well, here it is: some stuff to do this Memorial Day […]

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