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Political comedian Negin Farsad will bring her TED talk inspired comedy to Hancher
The Daily Iowan - Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Part of Hancher’s “Embracing Complexity” series, political comedian Negin Farsad will speak about her unique craft of creating a TED talk style stand-up routine in order to tackle serious issues.
Science, music mingle for musical masterpiece at Hancher
The Daily Iowan - Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Composer and UI assistant presenter Jean-François Charles will present Science on Tap: The Scientific Concert, highlighting a musical collaboration between the arts and sciences.
"The New Colossus:" Twelve Actors, Twelve Eras, Twelve Languages, One Border
Iowa Public Radio - Thursday, February 13, 2020
Tim Robbins discusses "The New Colossus," a theatrical performance and story depicting the immigrant experience, with IPR's Charity Nebbe. The play shares its title with the sonnet written by American poet Emma Lazarus and was co-written by The Actors’ Gang and Tim Robbins. The story features twelve actors, in twelve different eras, telling their ancestor’s stories, in twelve different languages, about coming to the United States from all across the world.
Rosanne Cash keeps pushing to find that next step in her music, writing
The Gazette - Thursday, February 6, 2020

After the “The River & The Thread” tour ended a half-decade ago, Roseanne Cash’s Blue Note label hoped for a repeat of the commercially successful and critically acclaimed album.

Americana performer Rosanne Cash coming to Hancher
The Daily Iowan - Wednesday, February 5, 2020

On Saturday, four-time Grammy award winner Rosanne Cash will come to fill Hancher Auditorium with her Americana-style music.

Gina Chavez gives a lively performance for parents and children
The Daily Iowan - Saturday, February 1, 2020

For the first ever Kids Club Hancher event, the family-friendly singer Gina Chavez performed her bilingual, interactive music.

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.