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Mission Creek Festival

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Apr 10, 2017

The concluding night of the 2017 Mission Creek Festival was hosted by the Englert, and as usual drew a full crowd. The closing acts face the daunting challenge of being...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Apr 10, 2017

The 2017 Mission Creek Festival rolled through the weekend and is now in the books. Saturday was Community Day and featured many free events, sponsored by Little Village. There were...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Apr 10, 2017

Mission Creek’s offerings last night provided attendees with three presentations of timeless joy.

Posted by Zak Neumann | Apr 8, 2017

Day four of the 2017 Mission Creek Festival boasted The Cool Kids, Pieta Brown, DIIV, Tennis and more!

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Apr 8, 2017

Amidst the bustle of a busy week of Mission Creek, Friday night’s musical possibilities included a night of pleasant music that seemed to emphasize ephemerality.

Posted by Zak Neumann | Apr 7, 2017

The 2017 Mission Creek Festival hits the half way mark with the legendary Margaret Cho, Cloud Nothings, Mykki Blanco and plenty more!

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Apr 7, 2017

Cloud Nothings on stage at Gabe's on the thirst night of the Mission Creek Festival. Thursday, April 8, 2017. -- photo by Zak Neumann. On the third night of Mission...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Apr 6, 2017

Day two of Mission Creek featured legendary Wu Tang clan member Ghostface Killah, Lake Street Dive's Bridget Kearney, ambient musician Lawrence English, the annual Writers Of Color readings and more!

Posted by LV Promotions | Apr 5, 2017

ICE CREAM Public Space One -- Saturday, April 8 at 11 a.m. No, it doesn't stand for "cash rules everything around me". Over 50 independent vendors will congregate for the...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Apr 5, 2017

Enter the soundscape of Hexa, an industrial and bodily-minded collaboration between musicians Lawrence English and Jamie Stewart (of Xiu Xiu). Hexa was first brought together to create an audial response...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Apr 5, 2017

Mission Creek Festival 2017 is off to a great start with Andrew Bird, Hexa, Preoccupations and more.

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Apr 5, 2017

At 6 p.m. on April 4, Joe Tiefenthaler opened Mission Creek 2017's Hancher component with a short statement about the enduring importance of the arts in terms of building what...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Apr 2, 2017

Kelly Link Prairie Lights -- Tuesday, April 4 at 4 p.m. Hancher -- Tuesday, April 4 at 6 p.m. Kelly Link will read at Hancher on Tuesday, April 4. --...

Posted by Casey Wagner | Apr 2, 2017

Those enjoying the musical performances, literary readings and film screenings during the Mission Creek Festival can also wet their whistles with signature cocktails crafted by local mixologists. In partnership with...

Posted by Kembrew McLeod | Mar 14, 2017

For a band that was originally conceived as a goof, Younger has rapidly transformed into one of Iowa City’s best rock bands -- exploding with energy, intricate arrangements, barbed lyrics...

Posted by Katie Prout | Mar 14, 2017

“Optimist” might not be the first word that comes to mind when you think of comedian and provocateur Margaret Cho. But her work, spanning three decades of dives into familial...