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University of Iowa News Release

Oct. 31, 2003

UI President, Jazz Legend Will Be Guests On 'Know The Score LIVE!" Nov. 14

University of Iowa President David Skorton and legendary jazz bassist Charlie Haden will be among the guests when UI radio station KSUI, 91.7 FM (101.7 FM in Dubuque) broadcasts "Know the Score LIVE!" from the University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA) 5-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14.

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 Museum of Art and will be broadcast over KSUI at that time as well as 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19. Listen on the internet at http://ksui.uiowa.edu.

Kjaer and Skorton, who is co-host of KSUI's weekend jazz program "As Night Falls," will talk with Haden about his career and his upcoming concert with Cuban pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Saturday, Nov. 15 in Hancher Auditorium. Kjaer will play music from Haden's recordings, including his most recent CD with Rubalcaba.

In another portion of the program, violinist Annette-Barbara Vogel and cellist Joel Becktell will perform duos by Bela Bartok and the Handel/Halvorsen "Passacaglia." Becktell will also perform some solo cello music by J.S. Bach.

Wallace Tomasini, a member of the faculty of the UI School of Art and Art History, will discuss the work of the late James Lechay, a former art faculty member at the UI, whose works will go on display at the UIMA Nov. 23. Works in the exhibition, taken from Lechay's estate, will be available for purchase to benefit the ongoing renovation of the museum.

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. To receive UI arts news by e-mail, contact ur-acr@uiowa.edu.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Arts Center Relations, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 351, Iowa City, IA 52242-2500.

CONTACTS: Media: Peter Alexander, 319-384-0072, peter-alexander@uiowa.edu; Program: Joan Kjaer, joan-kirkman@uiowa.edu