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How to mission creek: LV’s Melissa Zimdars shares her plan of attack


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Little Village television columnist Melissa Zimdars offers her plan of attack for Mission Creek week. Follow her updates online throughout the week on Little Village.

Tuesday

Prairie Lights

6 p.m. — Ander Monson, poet and author of Letter to a Future Lover: Marginalia, Errata, Secrets, Inscriptions, and Other Ephemera Found in Libraries (Graywolf Press, 2015)

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Gabe’s

8 p.m. — Brendan Hanks (formerly known as Ex-Action Model)
9 p.m. — Ambient group, Ancient Ocean
10 p.m. — Ben Frost

The Mill

11 p.m. — The folky, fuzzy weirdness of Damon McMahon, aka Amen Dunes

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Wednesday

Devotay

6 p.m. — Tapas and drinks

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The Englert

7 p.m. — Local, award-winning playwright and comedian Megan Gogerty
8 p.m. — Hilarious and LGBTQ-minded comedian Cameron Esposito

Gabe’s

10 p.m. — Electronic psychedelic group, Silver Apples

Thursday

The Mill

6 p.m. — Jeff Chang, hip-hop and cultural critic and author of Can’t Stop Won’t Stop (Picador, 2005) and Who We Be: The Colorization of America (Macmillan, 2014)

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Blue Moose Tap House

9 p.m. — Maxilla Blue, a hip-hop trio from Des Moines
10 p.m. — Iowa City’s AWTHNTKTS
11 p.m. — Midwest-by-way-of-the-west-coast rapper, Freddie Gibbs

The Mill

12 a.m. — White Mystery, Chicago’s red-headed, brother-sister, rock and roll duo

Friday

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Prairie Lights

3 p.m. — Publishing Through the Digital Age (free), a panel of editors from Pitchfork, L.A. Review of Books and Harper’s

Blue Moose Tap House

6:30 p.m. — Iowa City’s The Olympics
7:30 p.m. — Alex Cameron (of the Sydney-based electronic group Seekae
8:30 p.m. — Foxygen, a pop, rock, garage, psychedelic and even gospel music duo from California

Gabe’s

12 a.m. — Com Truise

Saturday

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Trumpet Blossom

11:30 a.m. — Vegan brunch

The Mill

11 a.m. – 6 p.m. — 6th Annual Literary Magazine and Small Press Book Fair

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Blue Moose Tap House

11 a.m. – 6 p.m. — What a Load of Craft, Iowa’s most unique and non-traditional craft fair

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Film Scene

6:30 p.m. — Double feature: “Hobo filmmaker/phototramp” Bill Daniels’ Tri-X Noise and Who is Bozo Texino?

Gabe’s

11 p.m. — Diamond Rugs, a rock/alt-country group featuring memebers of Deer Tick, The Black Lips and Los Lobos

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Yacht Club

12 a.m. — Sqürl, a heady rock band with iconic filmmaker Jim Jarmusch

Sunday

The Englert

7 p.m. — King Tuff
8 p.m. — Father John Misty
 
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