WRITER: JOEL HOLST
CONTACT: GEORGE McCRORY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0012; fax (319) 384-0024
Iowa Memorial Union to feature comedy, music and movies
IOWA CITY, Iowa The University of Iowa Union Programming Board
is presenting a wide variety of entertainment in November, ranging from
comedy to concerts.
Here is the schedule of events:
--The Vanguard Jazz Collective will perform in the Wheel Room Thursday,
Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. and again on Thursday, Nov. 19. The collective is made
up of 18 eastern Iowa musicians ranging in age from 18 to 86 and features
improvisational soloists and a jazz vocalist.
--Jen Cohen performs Saturday, Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. in the Wheel Room. The
singer from Nashville varies her music styles, but stays close to the folk/pop
style. Cohen appeals to many ages and was voted one of the top four college-touring
--As part of the Union Programming Board's "Free Friday Night Flicks,"
the movie "Good Will Hunting" will be shown Friday, Nov. 13 at
8 p.m. on the big screen in the IMU Wheel Room.
--IC Improv, a local improvisational comedy group, will be at the Wheel
Room Friday, Nov. 20 at 8 p.m.
--National recording artist "Jim's Big Ego" will perform Saturday,
Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. in the Wheel Room. This Maine-based trio is lead by front
man Jim Infantino and features a blend of poetry and groove-pop.
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