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Release: August 23, 2002

‘KNOW THE SCORE’ WILL BE BROADCAST FROM UI MUSEUM OF ART SEPT. 6

Food, literature, music and the visual arts will all be on the table when the University of Iowa radio station KSUI, 91.7 FM, broadcasts “Know the Score LIVE!” from the UI Museum of Art, from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6.

The program, part of the weekly arts and humanities series hosted by Joan Kjaer on KSUI, will take place before a live audience in the Lasansky Room and will be broadcast over KSUI at that time as well as on Sunday, Sept. 8, from 3 to 5 p.m. and Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 7 to 9 p.m.

Appearing on the show will be Lynn Rossetto Kasper, host of the public radio program “The Splendid Table” and a special guest of KSUI/WSUI during its Culinary Festival; Christopher Merrill, director of the UI International Writing Program, reading samples of great food writing; Anthony Arnone and Hannah Holman from the UI School of Music faculty, playing works for two cellos; and Kathy Hall, executive director of the Cedar Rapids Symphony, who will discuss the orchestra’s upcoming season.

Also appearing on the program will be John F. Simon, Jr., whose computer art has been commissioned by the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine for its new Medical Education and Biomedical Research Facility, and UI Museum of Art director Howard Collinson, who will talk about what's happening in the art world of new media.

M.C. Ginsberg Objects of Art, Inc. of Iowa City is the corporate sponsor of “Know the Score” broadcasts at the UI Museum of Art.

The UI Museum of Art, located on North Riverside Drive in Iowa City, is open noon to 10 p.m. Fridays. Admission is free to the museum and to the “Know the Score LIVE!” broadcast. Public metered parking is available in UI parking lots west and north of the museum.

For more information in the UI Museum of Art visit http://www.uiowa.edu/uima on the World Wide Web. UI radio station KSUI is on the web at http://ksui.uiowa.edu/. Information on UI arts events is available at http://www.uiowa.edu/artsiowa.