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Daily Iowan - Sunday, March 14, 2021

Hancher Auditorium has helped the UI during the pandemic by turning its stages into classrooms for the Department of Dance and the School of Music. The building has hosted up to 12 classes per day, five days a week during the fall and spring semesters.

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The Gazette - Sunday, March 7, 2021

Just as spring brings a mix of sunshine and showers, area arts presenters are bringing a mix of in-person and online events to usher in the season. Here are some of the upcoming ways they're continuing to connect with viewers at home and afar.

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Press Citizen - Friday, March 5, 2021

Despite having had to operate in the red over the past year, Hancher executive director  Chuck Swanson is still dedicated to the venue's mission.

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Daily Iowan - Saturday, February 13, 2021

This weekend, Third Coast Percussion will bring online fun to Hancher Auditorium with their Saturday performance of “Think Outside the Drum,” and their Sunday family event, “The Hancher Youth and Family Talent Show.”

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Press Citizen - Thursday, February 11, 2021

Hancher has two family-friendly events scheduled for this weekend with Grammy award-winning ensemble Third Coast Percussion.

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The Gazette - Wednesday, February 10, 2021

In between the East Coast and West Coast lies the Third Coast — the Great Lakes — where a band of percussionists marches to the beat of lots of different drums.

Daily Iowan - Monday, October 26, 2020

“Jazz music is the power of now. There is no script. It’s a conversation.

Iowa Now - Monday, October 26, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on musicians and performers, as well as members of the community who seek out live music and theater. 

The Gazette - Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Education is always at the intersection of collaborations between trumpet master Wynton Marsalis and Hancher Auditorium in Iowa City.

The Gazette - Friday, October 16, 2020

The lights remain dark inside Hancher Auditorium, but for a few hours Thursday night, a visual spectacular exploded around the perimeter, drenching performers and viewers in a psychedelic swirl of light, sound, fog and dance.