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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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Your guide to Mission Creek: Tuesday

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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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Mission Creek Festival Spotlight: Thao and the Get Down Stay Down

Thao and the Get Down Stay Down

Thao and the Get Down Stay Down bring their folky, Indie-pop style to the Mill on April 2. Thao Nguyen has found fame creating lyrics that can be as biting as they are playful. […]

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