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  • Kurt Vile and the Violators to perform April 10

    - Apr 7, 2016
    The indefinable Kurt Vile and the Violators will close the Mission Creek Festival on April 10. By Girindra Selleck Girindra-selleck@uiowa.edu To close out Mission Creek week on April 10, the Englert, 221 E. Washington St., will welcome headliner...
  • Mission Creek stages lit crawl

    - Apr 7, 2016
    Literature lovers have the chance to explore all the known and unknown literary crawl spaces of Iowa City with Mission Creek’s Lit Crawl. By Devyn Young devyn-young@uiowa.edu The Lit Crawl has been an annual occurrence for...
  • Comic Marc Maron to perform at the Englert

    - Apr 7, 2016
    Marc Maron, the comic behind the podcast WTF with Marc Maron, will perform live at the Englert on Friday. By Girindra Selleck Girindra-selleck@uiowa.edu Famed comic, podcaster, friend of the president, and garage-dweller Marc Maron will make a...
  • Alt-folk band PHOX to perform at the Mill

    - Apr 7, 2016
    The alt-folk group will perform today at the Mill as part of the Mission Creek Festival. By Claire Dietz claire-dietz@uiowa.edu Monica Martin never really sang publicly before PHOX, the six-piece alternative-folk band from small town Baraboo,...
  • Recap: Alison Bechdel at Mission Creek Festival

    - Apr 6, 2016
    Alison Bechdel partook in an informal Q&A, book signing, and lecture on Tuesday, April 5, as part of the Mission Creek Festival. By Tessa Solomon | tessa-solomon@uiowa.edu On the Englert’s stage a single wooden stool stands...
  • Mission Creek continues with Victoria

    - Apr 6, 2016
    By Claire Dietz claire-dietz@uiowa.edu Tuesday marked the start of Iowa City’s annual Mission Creek Festival, a celebration of artists from diverse media and areas. The festival will continue through April 10, with a performance today from...
  • Art on the edge

    - Apr 6, 2016
    Lisa Jane Persky, actress, photographer, and writer, will give a punk rock reading today at FilmScene. By Tessa Solomon tessa-solomon@uiowa.edu In the dim lights of a New York CBCG music club, Debbie Harry of Blondie belts...
  • Son Lux in the moment

    - Apr 6, 2016
    Son Lux will perform from its new album, Bones, at Gabe’s. By Tessa Solomon tessa-solomon@uiowa.edu With a haunting breathiness, the voice creeps over sharp clips of synth. Full backing vocals rise in wordless crescendos, trailing away....
  • Alison Bechdel ushers in Mission Creek

    - Apr 5, 2016
    By Tessa Solomon tessa-solomon@uiowa.edu Iowa City’s Mission Creek Festival commences today, and artists from all media and all areas — ranging from Kurt Vile to Marc Maron and Kevin Smith, Son Lux to Deer Tick —...
  • Rocking with a German accent: Faust to perform at Gabe’s

    - Apr 5, 2016
    The legendary krautrockers that make up the band Faust are being pulled straight from the pages of myth for a performance as part of Mission Creek at Gabe’s, 330 E. Washington St., at 8 p.m. today,...

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