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University of Iowa - Thursday, October 9, 2014
Construction at the new Hancher Auditorium is approaching the halfway point, a significant milestone in the creation of a new home for the performing arts on the University of Iowa campus. To celebrate, Hancher and Mortenson Construction invited the public to sign a beam that was placed into the structure. The “Leave Your Mark” event also included a public ceremony featuring Iowa native and UI grad, singer/songwriter Susan Werner.
The Gazette - Thursday, October 9, 2014
Public, workers celebrate leaving their mark on UI performing arts center.
Iowa Now - Thursday, October 9, 2014
The host of This American Life joins Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass on stage.
Iowa City Press-Citizen - Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Video of Susan Werner performing inside the new Hancher facility, making her the first artist to perform in the space.
Iowa City Press-Citizen - Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Video of the Leave Your Mark ceremony featuring singer/songwriter, Iowa native, and UI alum Susan Werner.
Iowa Now - Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Clarinetist David Shifrin will perform two Brahms masterworks seldom heard on the same program.
KCRG - Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Construction on the new Hancher Auditorium is about halfway finished, and officials are inviting people to sign a beam that will be installed inside the structure. Some of those who signed the beam Tuesday did so to show gratitude for what the auditorium means for the arts community.
KGAN - Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Samantha Glass is on a mission, signing her name neatly and with purpose as her mom and little sister watch her maneuver her blue Sharpie on a giant steel beam. She is just one of hundreds walking in to the construction site that will one day be the home of the new Hancher Auditorium on the University of Iowa campus.
KGAN - Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Marcy Jones spoke with Hancher's Executive Director Chuck Swanson about getting the public involved for this milestone celebration.
Iowa City Press-Citizen - Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Supporters of music and the arts at the University of Iowa will have the opportunity today to sign their names on a piece of UI performance history.