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Soweto Gospel Choir
The Daily Iowan - Tuesday, October 11, 2022

On Oct. 10, Hancher Auditorium hosted the Soweto Gospel Choir for the world premiere of their new album, “Hope: It’s Been a Long Time Coming.”

Aaron Greenwald
Aaron Greenwald will be the new programming and engagement director for the University of Iowa’s Hancher Auditorium and Office of Performing Arts and Engagement. His first day will be Oct. 17. Greenwald most recently served as managing director of the Big Ears Festival—described by The New York Times as “one of the world’s greatest music bashes”—in Knoxville, Tennessee, from 2020 through 2022.
Soweto Gospel Choir
The Gazette - Wednesday, September 28, 2022

IOWA CITY — The Soweto Gospel Choir’s concert originally slated for Sept. 29 at Hancher Auditorium has been postponed to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10. Visa-related issues have delayed the choir’s arrival in the United States.

Leslie Odom, Jr.
The Daily Iowan - Sunday, September 25, 2022

‘Hamilton’ alum and multi-hyphenate performer Leslie Odom Jr. returned to Iowa City on Sept. 24 for an invigorating, varied concert at Hancher Auditorium.

Soweto Gospel Choir
The Gazette - Thursday, September 22, 2022

Grammy-winning group bringing message of hope to Hancher audience

Woodward & Bernstein
The Daily Iowan - Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein talked about the parallels between the political atmosphere in the 1970s and current day in a lecture at Hancher Auditorium on Wednesday.

Gabby Douglas
The Daily Iowan - Friday, September 2, 2022

The three-time Olympic gold medalist discussed training in West Des Moines, the Olympic Games, and her current life on a farm.

Talk of Iowa image set in shape of state Iowa
Iowa Public Radio - Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Hancher Auditorium is celebrating its 50th year with many changes on the horizon. A new leader is at the helm and there's a business model to sustain Hancher's future as the University of Iowa continues to phase out $1.5 million in annual support.

An image of the original Hancher Auditorium is shown in a season program from 1974.
Press Citizen - Monday, August 8, 2022

Archive images from the original Hancher Auditorium on the University of Iowa campus

The sun sets near Hancher Auditorium on the University of Iowa campus, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020, over the Iowa River on the Park Road Bridge in Iowa City, Iowa.
Press Citizen - Monday, August 8, 2022

Hancher Auditorium has been a staple for the University of Iowa and Iowa City community since its opening in 1972. Since the doors first opened, the auditorium has hosted countless memorable acts.