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Release: May 31, 2000

UI Alumni Association hosts Big Band Dance June 9

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Dancers will have a chance to kick up their heels at the University of Iowa Alumni Association's 13th annual Big Band Dance Friday, June 9 at the Iowa Memorial Union Ballroom.

The dance, part of the UI Alumni Association's Alumni Reunion Weekend June 8-11, is open to the public. Rod Piersons Big Band, a group of alumni and UI School of Music students, will play popular dance tunes.

"This will be a fun evening for those who have enjoyed big band music for years or for those who have just discovered it," said Staci Prochaska, reunion coordinator at the UI Alumni Association.

The dance begins at 8:30 p.m. in the IMU Ballroom; admission is $5 at the door. For more information, contact the UI Alumni Association at (319) 335-3294 or (800) IOW-ALUM.