The Daily Iowan

Sarah Stortz

Twitter: @sstortz_

Sarah Stortz is an Arts Editor at The Daily Iowan. She has been on staff since her freshman year, previously as a news reporter, digital producer, and arts reporter. She is a senior at the University of Iowa, studying journalism & mass communication with a certificate in nonprofit management and a minor in theatre arts.

Sarah Stortz, Arts Editor

Mar 12, 2020
The stories behind the shoelace: Sneakerhead culture and its economic rise in Iowa City (Story)
Feb 26, 2020
A new generation of burlesque: Rebellion Burlesque approaches performing with a political twist (Story)
Feb 15, 2020
Plugging the Amp: Jayce Nguyen (Story)
Feb 13, 2020
Iowa City poet and musician shares pain through ‘sweet’ stories (Story/Media)
Feb 12, 2020
Student Spotlight: UI art student captures unconventional themes through storytelling (Story)
Feb 01, 2020
Plugging the Amp: In the Attic (Story)
Jan 31, 2020
Jon Lovett tackles the Iowa caucuses at Hancher Auditorium (Story)
Jan 27, 2020
Iowa Hillel holds vigil in remembrance of the Holocaust and its victims (Story)
Dec 10, 2019
Englert releases lineup for its annual Mission Creek Festival (Story)
Oct 30, 2019
Englert, Little Village brew up another year of Witching Hour in Iowa City (Story)
Sep 11, 2019
Audra McDonald to grace Hancher Auditorium with her signature soprano voice (Story)
Sep 05, 2019
Bad Suns to play at University of Iowa Homecoming show (Story)
Sep 05, 2019
Opinion: More women should consider traveling alone (Story/Media)
Sep 04, 2019
Bringing Hogwarts to Iowa City: How Harry Potter has stayed true to UI students (Story)
Aug 28, 2019
Bijou Film Board director shares how she explores the mind, body, and space through film (Story)
Aug 20, 2019
Witching Hour lineup released for 2019 program (Story)
May 08, 2019
Hancher announces 2019-20 season lineup, including 3 broadway shows (Story)
May 01, 2019
Finding therapy in a few lines (Story)
May 01, 2019
Hip-Hop from the Heartland (Story)
Apr 26, 2019
New plays rise on local horizon (Story)
Apr 25, 2019
UI planning groundbreaking for Stanley Museum of Art (Story)
Apr 25, 2019
Remembering how to be a good neighbor: Mr. Rogers week (Story)
Apr 23, 2019
City of Iowa City pledges $1 million to Englert, FilmScene fundraising campaign (Story)
Apr 18, 2019
Stortz: Hate country music? You might not be looking hard enough (Story)
Apr 17, 2019
Pulling the strings: puppetry in Iowa (Story)
Apr 10, 2019
Frontline and sidelines of comedy: Leela Bassuk (Story)
Apr 10, 2019
Of vengeance, plague, and war: Seven Spots on the Sun (Story)
Apr 03, 2019
Graphic design from France to Iowa (Story)
Apr 01, 2019
The Missing Piece: Continuing life without my dad (Story)
Mar 27, 2019
Student Spotlight: Crafting the perfect fight (Story)
Jan 23, 2019
The Art of Taxidermy, from a UI student’s apartment to a professional workshop (Story)
Jan 16, 2019
Exploring the feeling of ache through print (Story)
Dec 07, 2018
Lineup announced for Mission Creek Festival 2019 (Story)
Nov 28, 2018
Around the World in 80 Bites: Take a look inside Iowa City’s ethnic cuisine (Story)
Nov 28, 2018
Bustin’ moves in the ‘Wild, Wild Wes’ (Story)
Nov 01, 2018
Shivers responds to vandalism in Communications Center (Story)
Oct 13, 2018
Puddles Pity Party makes a splash at the Englert (Story)
Oct 13, 2018
Local band Younger displays mature harmonies at Gabe’s on Oct. 12 (Story)
Oct 03, 2018
The art of the scream: How horror has impacted the cinema industry (Story)
Oct 02, 2018
Q&A: UI English professor reflects on seeing his book adapted to Broadway (Story)
Sep 30, 2018
Jaboukie Young-White: ‘What happens in the cornfield, stays in the cornfield.’ (Story)
Sep 19, 2018
Latino Festival welcomes all to experience the celebration of culture (Story)
Sep 13, 2018
UI student hit in motor collision (Story)
Sep 12, 2018
Riverside’s The Cake brings faith and love into the recipe (Story)
Sep 05, 2018
Kings of Drag: The secrets behind the fake beards (Story)
Sep 05, 2018
UI student sees the human face as a blank canvas (Story)
Aug 29, 2018
5 bands of students face off in a musical battle (Story)
Aug 22, 2018
Big Grove brings the blues back, with several Midwestern musicians (Story)
Aug 20, 2018
New CEO announced for University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics (Story)
May 10, 2018
Philosophy professor from Kirkwood reveals meaning behind suffering (Story)
May 03, 2018
Combining service and music, a cappella group remains gold (Story)
May 02, 2018
Local printmakers create resistance images in open house (Story)
Apr 26, 2018
Celebrating art and culture in every form, Flyover Fest blossoms in inclusion (Story)
Apr 25, 2018
‘The Sopranos’ producers plan to teach screenwriting course at the UI (Story)
Apr 19, 2018
Circa serves up three shows at Hancher, giving a visualization to classical music (Story)
Apr 19, 2018
School of Music opera alumnus to perform (Story)
Apr 10, 2018
Now working as ESPN deputy editor, Iowa native shares tale of French aristocrat (Story)
Apr 05, 2018
Professional mask artist and actor creates a musical world (Story)
Apr 02, 2018
Residency spots in Iowa remain scarce, causing medical students to venture out (Story)
Mar 29, 2018
Finding a voice through movement (Story)
Mar 22, 2018
Former DITV sports reporter makes laughs for a living (Story)
Mar 22, 2018
Visual Arts Building ranked among best by Architectural Digest (Story)
Mar 21, 2018
LUNAFEST visits Iowa City to lift girls up (Story)
Mar 08, 2018
University of Iowa School of Music plans international music trip (Story)
Mar 06, 2018
The Elias String Quartet visits Hancher, exhibiting international collaboration (Story)
Mar 01, 2018
Riverside Theater plans to bake a mother’s love (Story)
Feb 23, 2018
The University of Iowa Museum of Arts presents Bac to the future (Story)
Feb 22, 2018
Liz Lerman will demonstrate how dance relates to several fields (Story)
Feb 14, 2018
Finding proper closure in Theater Department’s “Found” (Story)
Feb 12, 2018
Family Video officially closed, leaving no more video rental stores in Iowa City (Story)
Feb 08, 2018
Postmodern Jukebox swings into Iowa City’s Englert (Story)
Feb 01, 2018
Two UI professors teach the craft of controversy through a workshop (Story)
Jan 31, 2018
Trying to break out of racism (Story)
Jan 25, 2018
International, environmental film festival heads to Iowa City (Story)
Jan 17, 2018
Rolled ice cream sweetens Iowa City (Story)
Oct 23, 2017
Witching Hour’s third iteration has ended, but is not forgotten (Story)
Oct 22, 2017
Witching Hour: Director of Iowa Newspaper Association highlights media trends in Iowa (Story)
Oct 12, 2017
‘Bob’s Burgers’ cast heads to IMU (Story)
Sep 26, 2017
UI Symphony Orchestra starts off with first concert of the season (Story)
Sep 20, 2017
Englert gets its Goats (Story)
Aug 30, 2017
Bernie Sanders to visit Hancher with new book (Story)
Aug 25, 2017
Cooking up a musical storm in Iowa City (Story)
May 11, 2017
A chef for many seasons (Story)
May 09, 2017
Growing into her skills at the UI (Story)