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Julian Castro Interview

Julian Castro, former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and current Democratic candidate for president sits for a portrait at The Mill prior to appearing on the Political Party Live podcast on Sunday, Apr. 14, 2019. (David Harmantas/The Daily Iowan)

Michael Guhin, Videographer

April 14, 2019

Zombies take over town for charity (charity?)

Martel resident Abigail Wenman acts as a Zombie at the 9th Annual Zombie March at The Mill on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. The walk ended with an after party at the Mill in which all the cover charge proceeds went to the charities. (The Daily Iowan/Alyssa Hitchcock)

September 23, 2016

By Naomi Hofferber [email protected] Each fall in Iowa City, the undead come alive for one weekend to swarm the streets in a massive, demented horde — for a good cause, of course. The Iowa City Zombie March is an annual event that brings zombie fanatics and common folk alike out for...

Lions of music: Jack Lion closing out tour with home performance Friday at the Mill

Lions of music: Jack Lion closing out tour with home performance Friday at the Mill

Gracey Murphy, [email protected]

May 12, 2016

Taxis, jazz, and ambient music seem an unlikely mix. But for the members of Jack Lion, they are the perfect fit. Jack Lion will perform at the Mill at 9 p.m. Friday. The band is made up of Iowa City natives and University of Iowa alumni Justin LeDuc, Brian Lewis Smith, and Drew Morton. They’ve work...

The mists of neon: Neon Indian will perform a DJ set Saturday night as part of the FlyOver Fashion Fest

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Girindra Selleck, [email protected]

May 6, 2016

This year’s inaugural Flyover Fashion Festival, will which run Friday and Saturday, will see the convergence of fashion, music, and innovation. While a slate of DJs, rappers, and couturiers are set to make appearances at a variety of venues, perhaps the most anticipated — and somewhat confusing...

Making a stand for laughter: Standup Comedy class to take the stage

Making a stand for laughter: Standup Comedy class to take the stage

Claire Dietz, [email protected]

May 5, 2016

There’s always one person who can’t stop making jokes in class. But in one Iowa class, students do nothing but make jokes. Now, they’re getting the opportunity to tell the jokes to an audience. At 7:30 p.m. May 8, the students of Megan Gogerty’s Standup Comedy Practicum course will take the...

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 took the stage at the Mill. He did not greet the crowd, only took a swig of his beer, approached the mi...

Recap: PHOX rocks the Mill for Mission Creek Festival

photo by Brooklyn Kascel/The Daily Iowan

Justus Flair, [email protected]

April 8, 2016

PHOX filled the Mill on Thursday night for Mission Creek, a far cry from their performance in the venue four years ago that had, according to lead singer Monica Martin, "like, six or seven people." After an hour of opening acts – Subatlantic [Think young Gwen Stafani but less pop-punk, more...

Alt-folk band PHOX to perform at the Mill

Phox's self-titled debut comes out June 24.

Claire Dietz, [email protected]

April 7, 2016

Monica Martin never really sang publicly before PHOX, the six-piece alternative-folk band from small town Baraboo, Wisconsin. PHOX will perform as part of Mission Creek Festival at 8 p.m. today at the Mill, 120 E. Burlington. “Our biggest goal as far as writing songs and arranging songs would...

Frankie teardrop to perform at The Mill with Hot Tang and Wild Firth

Frankie teardrop to perform at The Mill with Hot Tang and Wild Firth

March 24, 2016

Frankie Teardrop doesn’t mince words. If people aren’t going to be inclusive or respectful of people’s space, they can stay away from his show. Teardrop sees himself as privileged in getting to make and play art. At his shows, he wants his audience to feel welcome to an environment in which ...

Débuting with a splash

Débuting with a splash

Claire Dietz, [email protected]

January 21, 2016

Elizabeth Moen doesn’t waste time. She spent September writing eight songs. She booked a recording space in November. She’s already reserved space to record her next album this summer. UI senior Moen will play at the Mill, 120 E. Burlington St., at 9 p.m. Friday, accompanied by guitarist Joseph...