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Wolf delights at Mission Creek

April 10, 2017

By Hannah Crooks [email protected] With a line stretching down the sidewalk and around the corner of the bar, frenzied fans of comedian Michelle Wolf crowded her sold out show at The Mill the...

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Cho’s radical brand of comedy burns brightly at Mission Creek

April 7, 2017

By Brett Shaw [email protected] Strutting onto the Englert stage in a Christmas sweater, pajama shorts, torn leggings, and boots, Margaret Cho exhibited absolute fearlessness before delivering...

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Tennis, with love, set to play Mission Creek

April 7, 2017

By Austin Henderson [email protected] Indie-rock darlings Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley performed as Tennis at 7 p.m. April 7th at the classic Iowa City venue Gabe’s alongside rising...

Mykki Blanco lights up the Blue Moose

Mykki Blanco lights up the Blue Moose

April 7, 2017

By Brett Shaw [email protected] Hanging from the rafters, throwing trash cans, whipping a tutu in the face of her fans, Mykki Blanco’s performance at Blue Moose on April 6 was anything but...

Electronica takes Mission Creek

Electronica takes Mission Creek

April 6, 2017

By Brett Shaw [email protected] Standing still, an appropriate distance between one another, gazes locked on the performers and moving images before them, the audience at Gabe’s on Tuesday...

Like a Bird on a wire

Like a Bird on a wire

April 6, 2017

By Lily Goodman [email protected] Acclaimed singer/songwriter Andrew Bird has been trained in the Suzuki method for violin since the tender age of 4. But as if that weren’t impressive enough,...

Diamonds glisten at Hanchers Mission Creek kickoff

‘Diamonds’ glisten at Hancher’s Mission Creek kickoff

April 5, 2017

By Brett Shaw [email protected]   Opening for Andrew Bird on Tuesday evening, My Brightest Diamond was unfamiliar to many concert goers. But these attendees absolutely left the show...

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Recap: Mission Creek Festival comes to a close

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...

Recap: Saul Williams performs for Mission Creek

Recap: Saul Williams performs for Mission Creek

April 9, 2016

By Tessa Solomon | [email protected] Saul Williams has transfixed audiences from the Louvre to the White House, and collaborated with artists from Nas to Nine Inch Nails. On Saturday night, he...

Recap: Pure Bathing Culture at Yacht Club for Mission Creek

Recap: Pure Bathing Culture at Yacht Club for Mission Creek

April 9, 2016

By Justus Flair | [email protected] The dark, underground basement vibe of Yacht Club was perfect for Pure Bathing Culture with Pillar Point and MAIDS on Friday night. Though the headliners...

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Recap: The Joy Formidable at Englert

Tom Ackerman, [email protected] April 8, 2016

If you haven’t seen the five-foot-something Ritzy Bryan perform, you wouldn’t have anticipated the energy her Welsh alternative rock outfit The Joy Formidable brought to the Englert Theater on...

Terry Zwigoff answers questions at FilmScene during the Mission Creek Festival on Thursday, April 7, 2016. Mission Creek Festival will be in Iowa City April 5-10th. (The Daily Iowan/Courtney Hawkins)

Q&A: Director Tery Zwigoff

Critically acclaimed director Terry Zwigoff (Louie Bluie, Crumb, Bad Santa) visited FilmScene, 118 E. College St., Thursday night to talk about his work and wrap up the venue’s monthlong retrospective...

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