Review: Mission Creek opening day events at Hancher

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 is essential within human communities. In addition to thanking sponsors, it was a necessary statement (given the current political backdrop in which the arts risk no longer being funded by the government), and a welcome invocation of the need to remind ourselves of the essential ingredient that the arts play in our experience of being human. […]

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Interview: Kelly Link offers a quiet but ferocious start to the Mission Creek Festival

Kelly Link Prairie Lights — Tuesday, April 4 at 4 p.m. Hancher — Tuesday, April 4 at 6 p.m. The Mission Creek Festival this year starts not with a bang, but with an insistent whisper — the sort you can’t possibly ignore. The kind that lures you close, that forces you to listen. At 4 […]

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