Entertainment

Everybody eats: Brunch is a good reason to love Sundays

I was flipping through a book of writing prompts and came across this question: What is your favorite day of the week? Underneath that was the follow- ...

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REVIEW: ‘Relativity’ crackles with energy, mystery

IOWA CITY - Britannica.com says Albert Einstein's E = mc2 equation #x201c;expresses the fact that mass and energy are the same physical entity and can ...

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Garage Band: FliteBrite creates ‘smart’ beer flight paddles

CEDAR RAPIDS - A young Iowa company is offering a high tech alternative to wooden paddle beer flights that rely on a chalk board or paper to help cust ...

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Cook Club: Four different ways to devil those eggs

Cooking, to me, is less about meticulously following recipes - using exactly a 1/4 teaspoon of salt here, or precisely a tablespoon of olive oil there ...

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Riverside Theatre staging Shakespeare in park

IOWA CITY - Riverside Theatre is bubbling up a double dose of toil and trouble for its outdoor summer season.The tragedy of Macbeth will play out unde ...

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REVIEW: Literary tale speaks volumes at Old Creamery Theatre

AMANA - #x201c;Underneath the Lintel,#x201d; the one-man show playing out on the Old Creamery Theatre stage through April 9, poses the question, Aren' ...

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What they’re thinking: Art programs small part of budget, big part of economy

CEDAR RAPIDS - Earlier this month, President Donald Trump proposed a federal budget that sharply cuts domestic spending to divert more money to the mi ...

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Cicmany and Chihuly coming to National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

Whether it is modern photographs of a historic village or fanciful sculptures of blown glass, visitors to the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library ...

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Falling beef prices could make for prime grilling season

CHICAGO - Brush the snow off that grill and get ready for a grilling season that could be prime for butchers and beef eaters alike.Retail beef prices ...

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Everybody Eats: Prepping kids to cook at college

Ramen noodles. Those two words were uttered over and over by amused parents during a recent visit to my son's future college. He plans to attend a sm ...

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Zeppelins repeats as winner of G0 Cedar Rapids Dinner of Champions

Dynasty Roundtree isn't sure what she wants to be when she grows up - she's leaning toward either neurosurgeon or a chef who owns her food business.Th ...

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What climate change has to do with the price of your lettuce

Unusual weather in the Southwest could cause a nationwide salad shortage later this month. But that's just the tip of the iceberg (lettuce): Scientist ...

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Cook Club: Chocolate mint cookies with a side of Irish beer

I love Girl Scout cookies. Who doesn't? The only downside of this sugary love is the inevitable crash when the yearly cookie sales end and I'm out of ...

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24 compete, network in Top Chef: Downtown Iowa City

IOWA CITY - Tiny tacos, mini empanadas and petite pies took center stage at the seventh annual Top Chef: Downtown Iowa City on Monday. With 24 establ ...

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Was the Oscars best picture mix-up a Jimmy Kimmel prank? Conspiracy theories begin

There's only one thing people of the internet love more than an absolutely epic mistake on live television - conspiracy theories about how it could ha ...

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