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Your guide to Mission Creek: Thursday

I imagine most people who got their Mission Creek on last night are moving pretty slowly this morning. I know my brain seems to be on a dysfunctional autopilot after a late night of two great shows at Gabe’s and The Yacht Club, but I’ll happily forge ahead with Day three! […]

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Iowa City Weekender: April 4-7

There’s a lot going on in Iowa City over the next few days. In this edition of the Weekender find details on how to catch local acts in unusual, intimate settings, and read about our top picks for literary and theatrical events as well. […]

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Overheard at Mission Creek: Part one

Overheard at Mission Creek is a selected list of Tweets-from-last-night. Each day we’ll take you through a collection of some of the things Iowa City folks have been Tweeting about the festival. Let’s begin! […]

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Show Photos: Mission Creek day one

As I write this, it’s after 2:00 a.m. and I’m finally home after a heart-pounding night listening to some fantastic acts and dancing with a camera in my hand. Tonight was only supposed to be the kickoff to the festival, and it was wildly good, so I can’t wait to see how much better it […]

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Mission Creek: Kent Williams’ electronic music picks

I do listen to most every genre of music–dance music, rock, hip hop, country, classical and so on. I even have a soft spot for easy listening conductor arranger Hugo Winterhalter. But what I’m most interested in for my own listening are the many branches and leaves of electronic music’s tree. […]

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Your guide to Mission Creek: Tuesday

Each day of Mission Creek I’ll be sharing my itinerary, carefully curated to maximize fun with you all. Tonight starts with a pork dinner at Motley Cow (6:00 p.m.) and a reading at Prairie Lights (7:00 p.m.), featuring Roxane Gay, who is the genre-mixing, Haitian-diaspora-discussing author of Ayiti (2011), and Iowa City’s John D’Agata. I’ll still be in class at this point, but you should go and make me jealous! […]

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