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Algona Upper Des Moines - Thursday, November 5, 2015
A lot of the opportunities in the community of Algona come from a partnership with Hancher Auditorium, and start with a call from Chuck Swanson to Scott Buchanan of the Haggard-Twogood Charitable Trust. “Chuck will call up with ‘Scott, I’ve got this idea,’” Buchanan said. “I can’t recall one of those instances that hasn’t amounted in a performance or art exhibit ending up here in Algona.”
The Gazette - Monday, November 2, 2015
The University of Iowa’s new Voxman Music Building is already making a visual impact on the downtown landscape. And when it opens in August, students, faculty, and the community still will see plenty of sights before they hear the sounds. A new Hancher Auditorium is arising on the other side of the Iowa River and is expected to open in fall 2016. When a new UI Museum of Art eventually is built, it will go downtown next door to the music building.
Spencer Daily Reporter - Saturday, October 31, 2015
The students and staff at Spencer Middle School will experience a new performance by the performing arts troupe from University of Iowa's Hancher. The performance will be presented to sixth- and seventh-graders at 9:30 a.m. and to eighth-graders at 1 p.m. on Nov. 4. The performance will focus on cyberbullying, a form of bullying that takes place using the Internet, other digital technologies and mobile phones.
Iowa Now - Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Students in seven Iowa communities will confront cyberbullying through art as the University of Iowa’s Hancher and Iowa City’s Working Group Theatre collaborate to present Out of Bounds to middle and elementary schoolers in November. Pre- and post-performance activities have been developed with faculty from the College of Public Health to integrate the show into an ongoing bullying  curriculum.
Iowa Now - Wednesday, October 21, 2015
The University of Iowa’s Hancher will present mandolinist Chris Thile on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m. at the Englert Theatre in downtown Iowa City. Thile's performance will feature music by J.S. Bach, and he will also play contemporary music, including some of his own compositions.
Iowa Now - Tuesday, October 20, 2015
The University of Iowa’s Hancher will present Lynne Arriale, Carla Cook, and Grace Kelly on Friday, Oct. 30, at 7 and 9:30 p.m. at the Mill in downtown Iowa City. The performances are part of the popular Club Hancher series of events. The concerts are titled “You Know How I Feel,” and will honor the music of Nina Simone, Abbey Lincoln, and Joni Mitchell.
Iowa City Press-Citizen - Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Cylar Goss-Netser got a feel for carpentry alongside her own father and stepdad Tuesday at Hancher Auditorium. Goss-Netser, 15, a sophomore at Clear Creek Amana High School, was among 15 students from Johnson and surrounding counties who shadowed skilled trades workers on construction sites on the University of Iowa campus.
Iowa Public Radio - Tuesday, October 13, 2015
The former assistant box office manager at the University of Iowa’s Hancher Auditorium, Hal Ide, talks about the search for a new Steinway grand piano for the new performance space, which is set to open next fall.
Iowa Now - Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The University of Iowa’s Hancher will present the Brentano String Quartet on Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Riverside Recital Hall (405 N. Riverside Drive) in Iowa City. The concert is a collaboration with the UI String Quartet Residency Program.
Iowa Public Radio - Saturday, September 26, 2015
With autumn in the air comes many exciting Iowa arts events. This month’s Iowa Arts Showcase features Hancher’s upcoming season, plus their plans of moving into their new performing arts center during the spring of 2016 all outlined by Executive Director Charles Swanson.