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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 Now - Thursday, October 2, 2014
Susan Werner will perform music from her album Hayseed, a collection of serious and sardonic songs about rural life, food production, and the divide between the city and the country.
Iowa Now - Monday, September 29, 2014
The University of Iowa campus gets its first taste of Food for Thought theme to come in spring semester.
Little Village - Friday, September 26, 2014
“Morocc’n Roll” is how Hoba Hoba Spirit has been billed for its show tonight at CSPS Hall, but don’t be fooled. This is not some slickly packaged world music. This band rocks, plain and simple.
On October 7 and 8, Hancher is inviting members of the public to sign a steel beam that will then be lifted into place in the organization’s new facility. The “Leave Your Mark” event will also include a public ceremony featuring singer/songwriter Susan Werner on October 8.
The Gazette - Saturday, September 20, 2014
The Gazette's Diana Nollen reviews Al Jarreau's performance at the Iowa Soul Festival.
Iowa Now - Thursday, September 18, 2014
Six-time Grammy-winning jazz vocalist and University of Iowa graduate Al Jarreau returns to his alma mater for a public discussion Thursday, Sept. 18, in advance of his Sept. 19 performance at the Iowa Soul Festival.
Press Citizen - Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The City of Iowa City has released the following parking and transit information for the Iowa Soul Fest, set for Friday and Saturday. Closures: At 6 p.m. Thursday, Clinton Street between Washington and Jefferson Streets will be closed until the festival wraps up. At 6 a.m. Friday, Iowa Avenue between Dubuque and Clinton Streets will be closed through the conclusion of the festival. These streets are expected to be reopened around 2 a.m. Sunday.