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Cover Story: Summer Arts & Entertainment Guide

Just so you know, if you wind up being bored this summer, it’s going to be your own fault. Seriously, you guys, there is so much to do around here when it gets warm out. Of course there’s the big stuff: 80/35 celebrates year five this July, and there’s the Iowa State Fair in August. And, as always, there’s a slew of touring acts coming through, so much so that you’re sure to find something to spend your money on. Read More..

 The Sound
Copland takes her show on the road (again)

Roxi Copland’s life has seen her yo-yo between the Pacific Northwest and the Midwest. The child of Aberdeen, Wash. (one-time home of Kurt Cobain), Copland came to Iowa for college, moved to Vancouver, B.C., last year Read More...

 Civic Skinny
Lamberti’s police report. GOP’s platform report

When Jeff Lamberti was picked up for drunk driving on the freeway the other evening, the mixed drinks that he and his buddy allegedly were drinking were in a Super Bowl Cup. Read More...

 Food Dude
Lily Restaurant: mistress of its field

Promising Lao-Thai-Chinese cuisine, Lily Restaurant opened recently in a venue where several other S.E. Asian restaurants had quickly come and gone. The café’s odd décor (an umbrella hangs from the ceiling Read More...

 Political Mercury
Will student debt issue mobilize young Iowans?

U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, says the clock is ticking on legislation to prevent federal college student loan rates from jumping from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent. Read More...

 Locker Room
Canine Olympics

Annual canine competition offers
an array of events

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but the people at Canine Craze will dispel that myth during the 8th Annual Canine Olympics on Saturday, June 2. Read More...

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