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Madison Lotenschtein


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Madison Lotenschtein is an arts editor at The Daily Iowan. She is a senior at the University of Iowa studying journalism and anthropology with an emphasis in medical anthropology. Having been with the DI since her freshman year, Madison has covered a variety of arts-related events, and especially enjoys writing feature stories and artist profiles.

Madison Lotenschtein, Arts Editor

Dec 14, 2020
UI students rewrite The Great Gatsby through 21st century genre: fanfiction (Story)
Nov 11, 2020
United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo speaks on poetry, time at Iowa (Story)
Oct 20, 2020
A spooky endeavor: DI editors spend night at Villisca Ax Murder House (Story)
Sep 22, 2020
Hancher looks ahead while grappling with unknown (Story)
Aug 26, 2020
UI Nonfiction Writing Program sees changes going into fall semester (Story)
Aug 26, 2020
Student Spotlight: UI artist creates ceramic pieces through experiential techniques (Story)
Aug 24, 2020
Opinion | Novels need female characters with more flaws and diverse personalities (Story)
Aug 14, 2020
Nonfiction Writing Program names new interim director (Story)
Aug 05, 2020
Two months after original performance date, Shakespeare in the Park goes virtual (Story)
Jul 30, 2020
FilmScene to host outdoor film series coming to Northside (Story)
Jul 21, 2020
Board of Trustees, staff dispute Old Creamery terminations (Story)
Jul 15, 2020
Bookstores feel impact as the COVID-19 plot thickens (Story)
Jul 13, 2020
Review | G-Eazy’s ‘Everything’s Strange Here’ disappoints (Story)
Jul 10, 2020
Hancher to adopt self-sustaining model following fund reduction from UI (Story)
Jul 08, 2020
Witness Wall provides space for reflection during times of conflict (Story)
Jul 01, 2020
New public art installation introduced in Creekside Park (Story)
Jun 25, 2020
Summer Partnership in the Arts to give unique virtual performance (Story)
Jun 22, 2020
Howling: A way of showing solidarity in Iowa City’s Northside (Story)
Jun 18, 2020
The Mill’s future uncertain as current owners step down (Story)
Jun 16, 2020
Artists, residents create new Iowa City mural aimed at changing a community’s narrative (Story)
Jun 10, 2020
Hancher receives $50,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (Story)
May 13, 2020
Accomplished artist and painting and drawing program head Susan Chrysler White retires (Story)
May 06, 2020
International Writing Program encounters change as pandemic carries on (Story)
Apr 21, 2020
COVID-19 pandemic forces UI pianists to adjust to new dynamic (Story)
Apr 21, 2020
UI M.F.A. art students find new ways to present theses amid COVID-19 closures (Story)
Apr 19, 2020
Student Spotlight: UI artist creates music and paintings from themes of liberation of the self (Story)
Apr 04, 2020
New Mission Creek dates and Refocus Film Festival to share September weekend (Story)
Mar 29, 2020
Art student tells visual stories through comics (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
Mission Creek Festival canceled, dates for new event to be announced next week (Story)
Mar 11, 2020
Student Spotlight: UI painter embeds queerness into Catholic spaces through artwork (Story)
Feb 18, 2020
Opinion: Studying anthropology helps combat racism (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
Student Spotlight: Printmaker dives into themes of power, idolization (Story)
Jan 23, 2020
Play comes to Iowa City theater to share tale of activists’ split in fight for equal rights (Story)
Jan 20, 2020
Binge Break: DI women on Little Women (Story)
Dec 11, 2019
The power of the force: The end of the Star Wars saga is nearly here (Story)
Dec 11, 2019
A musician and painter, UI student is inspired by ‘things that become hazy with time’ (Story)
Dec 09, 2019
The Crown’s new season gives an excellent performance for audiences who love/hate the royal family (Story)
Dec 05, 2019
Opinion: Gen-ed classes need to be more accessible at the University of Iowa (Story)
Dec 04, 2019
Student Spotlight: An artist of many mediums; from painting to dancing, songwriting, and poetry, UI student has it all (Story)
Nov 20, 2019
Everyday items made beautiful: UI student creates ceramic art through intricate designs (Story)
Nov 13, 2019
UI alum’s play dives into themes of assigned roles and murder in a period piece with a punk twist (Story)
Nov 06, 2019
Female writers make their marks at the Writing University through the decades (Story)
Oct 30, 2019
Student Spotlight: UI student uses graphic design, drawing to showcase women (Story)
Oct 23, 2019
Dinner party takes a turn in Feast, an Iowa City playwright’s solo show (Story)
Oct 09, 2019
Student Spotlight: UI graduate student creates meditation spaces through reclaimed objects (Story)
Oct 02, 2019
From the Appalachian Mountains to the Midwest: William and the Wildflowers performs at Yacht Club (Story)
Sep 26, 2019
Tracing the origins and present-day resurgence of anti-Semitism (Story)
Sep 25, 2019
Abbey Road debuted on this day in 1969: how has it continued to impact musicians and pop culture? (Story)
Sep 10, 2019
Readings, readers, and writers: A brief history of Prairie Lights (Story)
Sep 10, 2019
Opinion: Political polarization hurts relationships, not just governments (Story)
Sep 04, 2019
UI student creates prints and embroideries inspired by traditional practices and contemporary ideas (Story)
Aug 28, 2019
Opinion: How should we handle antiquated art? (Story)
Aug 28, 2019
Local Iowa cover band to play on Vue Rooftop (Story)
Jul 16, 2019
Lotenschtein: Dispatches from Tel Aviv: No vaccination against ignorance of anti-vaxxers (Story)
Jul 07, 2019
Lotenschtein: Dispatches from Tel Aviv: Dancing with Batsheva, not on a battlefield (Story)
Jul 01, 2019
Lotenschtein: Dispatches from Tel Aviv: Balancing business and Shabbat on the international market (Story)
Jun 25, 2019
Lotenschtein: Dispatches from Tel Aviv: Reviewing history and prospective peace in the West Bank (Story/Media)
Jun 17, 2019
Lotenschtein: Dispatches from Tel Aviv: E-scooters dominate the metropolitan area, colliding with cars and pedestrians (Story)
Jun 09, 2019
Lotenschtein: Dispatches from Tel Aviv: Beginning with generosity and chaos (Story)
May 09, 2019
Shots fired by Iowa City police during early morning burglary investigation (Story)
May 09, 2019
UI alum to read from first novel, “Lucy, go see” (Story)
May 08, 2019
In a dialogue with art, UI graduate student gives her perspective on woodworking (Story)
Apr 25, 2019
Benin heads, pineapples, Daleks: the art of Donté Hayes (Story)
Apr 24, 2019
The art of Odissi dancing comes to Englert  (Story)
Apr 17, 2019
Pico Iyer will read from his latest, “Autumn Light,” at Prairie Lights (Story)
Apr 10, 2019
From the pages of a 19th-century novel to the stage: Little Women, an Opera (Story)
Apr 03, 2019
‘Whipped Cream’ swirls into Hancher with classical ballet made for adults and children (Story)
Mar 28, 2019
A new page on sustainable development, the Green Revolution, and globalization  (Story)
Mar 13, 2019
Newgrass artist to tell his story through traditional bluegrass instruments (Story)
Mar 06, 2019
A musical painted across time: Sunday in the Park with George (Story)
Feb 27, 2019
Marketing and music; a UI senior makes strides in Iowa City’s local music scene (Story)
Feb 27, 2019
UI play explores a man’s (or woman’s) best friend (Story)
Feb 20, 2019
From Iowa City stages to LA life and back again (Story)
Feb 18, 2019
Lotenschtein: Hawaii: Your misconceptions of the 50th state (Story)
Feb 13, 2019
The jewelry maker who has traveled the world (Story)
Feb 06, 2019
Capturing sentiment through the lens of a camera (Story)
Jan 23, 2019
Theater B turns into a graveyard, friendship dangles (Story)
Dec 12, 2018
Bringing bright color to a dreary Iowa winter through art (Story)
Dec 05, 2018
The art and heart behind graphic design (Story)
Dec 05, 2018
Longest running Broadway musical lights up Hancher (Story)
Dec 02, 2018
Les Misérables visits Iowa City once again, ready to perform for a new generation (Story)
Nov 28, 2018
A UI play walks through Passover dinner with a family full of surprises and secrets (Story)
Nov 27, 2018
Iowa City police investigate shooting on Wayne Avenue (Story)
Oct 31, 2018
Rocky Horror Picture Show virgin sees all (Story)
Oct 19, 2018
Storm Large brings message of love, music to Hancher (Story)
Oct 10, 2018
A play revolving around the wobbly theme of change will be performed at UI (Story)
Oct 03, 2018
Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey takes the UI stage (Story)
Oct 03, 2018
UI student waves her artistic wand in all the art-world corners (Story)
Sep 26, 2018
International Writing Program brings unique talent from around the globe (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
From Iowa to Israel: The search for my Jewish identity (Story)
Sep 12, 2018
Play written by a UI student molded from #MeToo, Gulabi Gang (Story)
Sep 05, 2018
Corridor Project to bring jams to Englert (Story)
Aug 29, 2018
Student Spotlight: Using film as form of protest (Story)
Aug 23, 2018
Andy Dorris talks about the ups and downs of playing the most underrated instrument in a band (Story)
Mar 29, 2018
Crystals of experience, raindrops on fields at Prairie Lights (Story)
Mar 07, 2018
Nuns and their production of books in Renaissance Italy (Story)
Mar 01, 2018
Mammoths tread into the Theatre Building for a new production (Story)
Mar 01, 2018
The Book of Wonders: captivating, a possible twist, and interesting characters (Story)
Feb 22, 2018
Cloud Gate Dance Theater of Tawian comes to Hancher in Iowa City (Story)
Jan 24, 2018
New Research Sheds Light on Prevalence, Factors of Autism (Story)
Jan 18, 2018
Western Tinder to premiere Friday (Story)
Nov 28, 2017
Blanchard, E-Collective roll into Hancher (Story)
Nov 22, 2017
UI conducts clinical study on drug for Parkinson’s patients (Story)
Nov 15, 2017
Life on an Iowa farm during WWII (Story)
Nov 14, 2017
Resmaa Menakem to read at Prairie Lights in the universe of the healing (Story)
Oct 19, 2017
World-famous violinist greets Hancher Auditorium (Story)
Oct 10, 2017
Moby Dick strikes Old Capitol Museum with annual public reading (Story)
Sep 28, 2017
Flipping the circus fantastique (Story)
Sep 07, 2017
In the topography of injustice (Story)
Aug 30, 2017
No obscure object of desire (Story)