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Jon Lovett tackles the Iowa caucuses at Hancher Auditorium
The Daily Iowan - Friday, January 31, 2020

Sitting down to tune in for a live podcast, audience members flooded Hancher Auditorium ― whether they wore an Elizabeth Warren sticker or Bernie Sanders T-shirt ― to see former President Obama speechwriter and podcaster Jon Lovett give a talk on the Iowa caucuses last Thursday night.

Gina Chavez launches Kids Club Hancher series Saturday in Iowa City
The Gazette - Thursday, January 30, 2020

Callings aren’t obvious all of the time. Gina Chavez was born and raised in Austin, which is justifiably known as the live music capital of the world. However, Chavez was a casual music fan while growing up in the capital of Texas.

 'Talking Art' with Jon Lovett
WVIK - Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Jon Lovett, host of the irreverent podcast Lovett or Leave It, will be recording his show in front of a live audience at Hancher Auditorium in Iowa City on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 8PM.

 Hancher Auditorium expands kid's programing with Kids Club Hancher kicked off by Gina Chavez
The Press Citizen - Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Hancher Auditorium is starting a new series of events, and singer-songwriter Gina Chavez is kicking it off.

‘Kids, let’s face it — they can be a tough audience’: Hancher to kick-off youth programming with Gina Chavez
Little Village Magazine - Friday, January 24, 2020

Musician Gina Chavez is a study in synthesis. In a story familiar to many multi-ethnic Americans, she didn’t always have meaning or identity convenient to her. But she has made a life and a career of creating meaning, of pulling disparate elements in her life into communion with each other.

Bill Nye is coming to the University of Iowa
The Daily Iowan - Thursday, January 23, 2020

The University Lecture Committee will bring Bill Nye the Science Guy to the University of Iowa on April 14 as part of the 2019-20 academic year’s lecture series. The Emmy winner will visit the UI this spring to give a lecture to students.

Painting the town purple: The Color Purple comes to Hancher
The Daily Iowan - Wednesday, January 22, 2020

The Color Purple has gained massive popularity since its literary début in 1982. Whether the story is on the page, screen, or stage, it has resonated with audiences for decades.

Five questions with: Brandon A. Wright, Harpo in ‘The Color Purple’
Little Village Magazine - Wednesday, January 22, 2020

As the company of the Broadway tour of The Color Purple rehearsed their captivating show in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, recently, I had a chance to speak to actor Brandon A.

'Color Purple' musical runs emotional spectrum
The Gazette - Thursday, January 16, 2020

The Tony Award-winning revival of “The Color Purple,” emerging from a 1982 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker, a 1985 Steven Spielberg film starring Golden Globe-winner Whoopi Goldberg, and a 2005 Broadway musical, is coming to Hancher Auditorium in Iowa City on Jan. 24 and 25.

Pod Save America and Lovett or Leave It Announce 17-Date Tour: Exclusive
Billboard - Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer and Tommy Vietor speak onstage at HBO Summer TCA 2018 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 25, 2018 in Beverly Hills, Calif.