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Release: Oct. 16, 2002

‘Know The Score’ Will Be Broadcast From UI Museum Of Art Nov. 1

University of Iowa radio station KSUI, 91.7 FM, will offer a sneak preview of “Crescendo,” the 2002 edition of the annual UI Dance Gala, as part of “Know the Score LIVE!” broadcast from the UI Museum of Art 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1.

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, Nov. 3, from 3 to 5 p.m. and Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 7 to 9 p.m.

Appearing on the show will be Armando Duarte, one of the UI faculty choreographers who will have new work on the “Crescendo” program. Duarte will share some of the music behind the choreography and talk about what lies in store for those who go to this ever-popular event, to be presented Nov. 9 and 10 at Hancher Auditorium.

Special guests on the radio program will be artists Miriam Schapiro and Paul Brach, who are the subjects of retrospective exhibitions at on view the UI Museum of Art Nov. 2-Dec. 15. Painters and graduates of the UI School of Art and Art History, Schapiro and Brach both headed to New York after graduation and worked in the same milieu as Jackson Pollock, Willem DeKooning and Robert Motherwell. Schapiro is considered a highly influential figure in the history of post-war American art as well as in feminist painting, and Brach was a professor of art and remains a painter and art critic.

Also appearing on the program will be playwright Benjamin Barrientes and a number of artists and musicians from diverse areas of Latin America, who will discuss the traditions and changes affecting the people of these lands so close to our own shores.

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 UI arts information, visit www.uiowa.edu/artsiowa on the World Wide Web. To receive UI arts news by e-mail, contact deborah-thumma@uiowa.edu.