Photos: Hancher rising

Hancher Auditorium

Photos by Rachel Jessen Iowa City’s original Hancher Auditorium, destroyed in the 2008 flood, is being rebuilt from scratch. The new Hancher will seat 1,800 and is scheduled to host its first show in the Fall of 2016. Little Village recently sent a photographer to document the ongoing project, and shed light on those who’ve […]

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Doreen’s Jazz brings the sound of New Orleans to The Mill

Though Doreen Ketchens has toured internationally as a featured act, there is little doubt that she won’t feel right at home when she and her touring act, ‘Doreen’s Jazz,’ play the intimate stage of The Mill. After all, she’s built her whole career on playing in the most up-close and personal of settings: The streets of New Orleans. […]

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Gallim Dance review: Structure gives way to sensation


On Friday April, 25 the basement of the UI’s North Hall was brimming with people — people ready to see Gallim Dance, presented by Hancher at Space Place Theatre. Founded in 2007 by Andrea Miller (a recent Guggenheim Fellow), the New York-based Gallim Dance pulls from Israel’s Gaga technique of rehabilitation and relearning natural movement […]

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