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UI alums Eula Biss and Kerry Howley read for Mission Creek

Literary names from all across the industry and country will be featured at the Mission Creek Festival, including well-known nonfiction writer Eula Biss and essayist Kerry Howley at Prairie Lights.


Arts and crafts meet punk rock

Knit, snip, weave, and head-bang. On Saturday, the Blue Moose will host Mission Creek's What a Load of Craft fair, including 15 "badass" craft vendors, a Craft Death Match, and band Lipstick Homicide.


Indie publishers share the love

The Indie Presses Book Fair is a forum for attendees of the Mission Creek Festival  to discover new and classic writing from a bevy of local and national independent presses.


A medley of bands, DJs take over Gabe's and Yacht Club

This weekend, music lovers may sate their palates on acts including Sqürl, Silver Apples, Ben Frost, How to Dress Well, Com Truise, Ben Miller Band, Sidewalk Chalk, and the DJs of Mission Beat.


Englert hosts Real Estate, Shovels and Rope, Father John Misty

Along with three indie rock/folk bands, the Englert Theater will loan their stage to Radiolab host Jad Abumrad as part of their Mission Creek Festival lineup.


Celebrating innovation at Mission Creek

The second Mission Creek Innovation Conference will take place Saturday at hotelVetro, coupled with tech and entrepreneurship workshops on Friday and a talk by Jad Abumrad Saturday night.


Cameron Esposito on the forefront of comedy

Mission Creek headliner and comedian Cameron Esposito, who performed at the Englert Wednesday, says female and LGBTQ comics are more relevant than ever.


Review: An exercise in subtle horror

I knew that Upsidedown Cross — a FilmScene "Late Shift at the Grindhouse" movie — was not going to be a happy film when I sat down to watch it. What did surprise me was the quiet dread and disgust it inspired..


Drink of the Week: The Whitney

Named after singer Whitney Houston, this bracing drink from Pint's is not to be missed, and is one of the finer uses of bourbon in a cocktail I have yet to taste.


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