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Recap: Mission Creek Festival comes to a close

photo by Jordan Gale/The Daily Iowan

April 11, 2016

By Girindra Selleck and Tessa Solomon [email protected] | [email protected] This year’s Mission Creek Festival, held April 5-10, saw hip-hoppers, krautrockers, proto-punks, slam poets, and iconoclasts descend on Iowa City’s downtown. Now that the festivities have wound down,...

Recap: Alison Bechdel at Mission Creek Festival

Recap: Alison Bechdel at Mission Creek Festival

April 6, 2016

Alison Bechdel partook in an informal Q&A, book signing, and lecture on Tuesday, April 5, as part of the Mission Creek Festival. By Tessa Solomon | [email protected] On the Englert’s stage a single wooden stool stands empty, illuminated by purple and white backlight. In a half circle...

Alison Bechdel ushers in Mission Creek


Tessa Solomon, [email protected]

April 5, 2016

Iowa City’s Mission Creek Festival commences today, and artists from all media and all areas — ranging from Kurt Vile to Marc Maron and Kevin Smith, Son Lux to Deer Tick — have poured into Iowa City. Writer Alison Bechdel will usher in the week of music, literature, art, performance, food,...