CONTACT: GEORGE McCRORY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0012; fax (319) 384-0024
Comedy, jazz, Halloween movies featured at Iowa Memorial Union
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa Union Programming Board is
presenting a full slate of entertainment this month, including comedy,
jazz and Halloween movies.
Here's the schedule of the events:
-- The Vanguard Jazz Collective will be performing at the Iowa Memorial
Union Wheel Room Thursday, Oct. 15 at 8 p.m. The jazz band entertains at
the IMU on the first and third Thursday of every month. The group includes
a diverse group of 18 eastern Iowa musicians, ranging in age from 18 to
86, featuring improvisational soloists and a jazz vocalist.
-- The Funny Valentine Jazz Trio performs Friday, Oct. 16 at 8 p.m.
in the Wheel Room. The trio plays both standard and original works and
has performed in local coffeehouses and clubs.
-- The Julie Frost Concert, an evening of acoustic folk music, will
be Saturday, Oct. 17 at 8 p.m. in the Wheel Room.
-- The Rob Weinstein Comedy Show will be Friday, Oct. 23 at 9 p.m. in
the Wheel Room. Weinstein's show contains hilarious routines about college
and daily life. He has performed on MTV, Comedy Central, and at more than
-- For Halloween, the Union Programming Board will show a double feature
"Scream" and "Scream 2" Friday, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. in
the Wheel Room. The movies are shown on a big screen and are part of the
UPB's "Free Friday Night Flicks." Free popcorn will be available.
All events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact
the Office of Student Life at 335-3059 or the Union Programming Board at