Brentano String Quartet group photo

Hancher to present the Brentano String Quartet on Oct. 17

Ensemble praised for its intimate performances to play at Riverside Recital Hall
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.

Writing Iowa in Kazakhstan

With new MOOC on the horizon, English language fellow reflects on using IWP resources to facilitate poetry workshop
With a new Massive Open Online Course offering on the horizon, English Language Fellow Harry Leeds reflects on using UI International Writing Program resources to facilitate a seven-week poetry workshop in Kazakhstan.
seven musicians having fun in living room setting

A musical message of equality and justice

Latin alternative band Las Cafeteras to play Club Hancher show Sept. 25
Las Cafeteras, a seven-piece ensemble mixing traditional Son Jarocho sounds, Afro-Mexican rhythms and instruments, zapateado dance, and inspiring lyrics, will perform at the Mill Sept. 25 as part of the Club Hancher series.
performers on stage

Hancher to present Lucky Plush Productions' 'The Queue'

Get in line for humorous and dynamic performance featuring dance, theater, and live music
With music performed by the Claudettes, Lucky Plush Productions' "The Queue" transforms the dull and passive act of waiting in a line at the airport into a creative show worth waiting in line for.

Division of Performing Arts tickets on sale

Full season of theatre, dance, and music waiting to be enjoyed
The University of Iowa Division of Performing Arts is preparing to kick off another exciting season with hundreds of live performances in theatre, dance, and music. Tickets for the 2015-16 season handled through the Hancher Box Office are on sale now.
Drawing Closer Recap

Hancher event quite the draw

Celebration brings together arts community, looks ahead to new venue
The grand opening of the new Hancher Auditorium is just over a year away, but getting closer every day. So why not celebrate now? That's just what Hancher did, and the community came out to join in the fun.

Tickets on sale for Hancher's new season

Free Sharon Jones concert kicks things off Aug. 28
In the final season before the new Hancher Auditorium opens, Hancher presents a diverse collection of dancers, musicians, and theater artists. Tickets for these performances are now available for purchase.
Hancher construction in progress.

The latest look: Hancher Auditorium

Construction update on the UI performing arts venue
Hancher Auditorium will open to the public in 2016. See how the building is coming along as the 2015-16 academic year approaches.