Cartoonists, bookmakers and independent artists go out for ICE CREAM

ICE CREAM: the Iowa City Expo for Comics + Real Eclectic Alternative Media Public Space One — Sat., Apr. 9 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For cartoonists, bookmakers and other independent artists, few outlets exist in Iowa City to share and sell work — but this year, Mission Creek Festival will include a space […]

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Humanity on the inside: Artist Benjamin Wills reaches behind bars for inspiration

Ben Wills' installations

When Benjamin Wills picked up the phone in 2011 and heard that a friend from his music scene received a 25-year prison sentence, he was with his dad, a man 25 years older than himself. “I looked over at him, and it was like, if this was me, the next time I got out of […]

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