“Wherever we go, however we dress, no means no, and yes means yes.” This chant was heard by anyone near downtown on Thursday evening by a group of people wearing dresses, skirts, fishnets, and bras, all yelling and walking to fight for a cause. Who were these people? They were participants of the first ever [...]
Na Palm and his crew profess their personal ode to work all week for their electric perfection of dropping new beats at Blue Moose, this Thursday, April 26, at 8pm. Fans can expect a lot of sweating, CO2, crowd surfing but mainly good music and a good time. Craig Palm, otherwise known as Na [...]
Summer is so close you can almost taste it. You know. Lemonade mixed with a little Jeremiah’s Sweet Tea plus maybe some freshly cut grass. And some chlorine. What else is summer besides laying by a pool with a drink in your hand? Well, at least I can imagine it that way. With the weather [...]
… your allergies are slowly killing you. Now where is that handy Bath and Body Works hand sanitizer? … you have begun to plan out your life for the next few years #RegistrationProbz … upon planning out your life, you have realized how quickly time flies. Timeflies had it right… Never Grow Up. … you found out [...]
Last week Caitlin Scott and I had the opportunity to speak with Alex Kandel, Sleeper Agent’s vocalist, on the phone while touring with FUN. Kandel expresses her experiences on tour, how Sleeper Agent formed and their excitement before their show at Blue Moose on Monday night.
Monday April 9 7pm (doors at 6): FUN. with Sleeper Agent @ Blue Moose – $15 **SOLD OUT** 9pm: One Night Stand @ Yacht Club – $3 Tuesday April 10 9pm: Goldenboy with Collaquialisms feat Nole Octopus @ The Mill – $8 10pm: Flight School Dance Party @ Yacht Club – $1 **21 & up** [...]
Let me start by just saying this: neither this nor any review can fully do fun. justice when compared to seeing them perform a live show. I write this piece from The Java House in Iowa City, a mere block and half from The Blue Moose Taphouse, where this time tomorrow night, fun. will [...]
Caitlin Scott and Perri Mayer … you will be dying Easter eggs this weekend. Time to put that Pinterest board to use! … you cannot wait to finally see Leo in all his glory on the big screen. Live under a rock and haven’t seen the redone trailer?! … you voted for student government elections! As [...]
The local frozen yogurt shop Yotopia caters to media-savvy folk through it’s frequently updated Facebook page. Yotopia also tweets @YotopiaIowaCity and can be found on foursquare as well (note to all you foursquare users, the mayor gets a discount!) Shop owner Veronica Tessler talks about using social media for business and her hopes for other Iowa City stores [...]
The Hook Up is so excited about FUN and Sleeper Agent performing in Iowa City! Hopefully this slideshow gets all you Iowa City dwellers as pumped for the show as we are, enjoy!
Falling asleep and sick of doing the same thing every week between class, work, more class, downtown and house parties? Don’t worry, I’m here to Hook you Up with different events going on in the area to keep your college years full of excitement. This Week… Monday April 2 Sorry guys no excuses to not [...]