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Release: Jan 18, 2001
Photos (from left): Venise
Berry, interim director of University of Iowa's School of Journalism and Mass
Communication, and cooking writer Anthony Bourdain.
'Live From Prairie Lights' Broadcasts On WSUI Jan.
"Live from Prairie Lights" readings broadcast on WSUI--AM 910 will feature
Venise Berry, interim director of University of Iowa's School of Journalism
and Mass Communication, and cooking writer Anthony Bourdain.
Hosted by Julie Englander, "Live from Prairie Lights"
is aired on WSUI, the UI's public radio station. The readings begin at 8 p.m.,
and are free and open to the public at the Prairie Lights Bookstore at 15
S. Dubuque St. in downtown Iowa City.
On Thursday, Jan. 24, Berry, an associate professor
in the UI School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and interim director
of the school, will read from her third novel, "Colored Sugar Water," which
tells the story of two successful but unhappy women who discover the power
of their spiritual gifts.
On Friday, Feb. 1 Bourdain, the chef and writer of
"Kitchen Confidential," will read from his new book "A Cook's Tour." It features
Bourdain traveling the world in search of the perfect meal.