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Jan. 22, 2008

January and February events will be previewed Jan. 25 on 'Know the Score'

Upcoming events at the University of Iowa's Hancher Auditorium and the UI Museum of Art (UIMA) will be among the topics discussed on the radio program "Know the Score LIVE!" from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25. The program will be broadcast from the UIMA's Lasansky Gallery and the Nancy and Craig Willis Atrium.

The program, part of the monthly arts and humanities series hosted by Joan Kjaer, can be heard live on radio station KSUI-FM 91.7 (101.7 FM in Dubuque) and KHKE-FM 89.5 in Cedar Falls/Waterloo. It will be rebroadcast from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 26, on the Iowa Public Radio classical network, including KSUI-FM and KHKE-FM as well as WOI-FM 90.1 in Ames/Des Moines.

Judy Hurtig, artistic director of Hancher, will preview a residency and production by L.A. Theatre Works, "Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers," which will be performed at Hancher at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30. Randy Bezanson professor of law at the UI, will reflect on the controversy surrounding the Pentagon Papers.

Howard Collinson, director of the UIMA, and Mel Andringa of Legion Arts in Cedar Rapids, will talk about "VOOM PORTRAITS Robert Wilson," a video exhibition opening at the UIMA and CSPS Saturday, Feb. 2.

The program will also have two musical components:

--Flutist Claudia Anderson of Grinnell College and Jason Weinberger of the Cedar Falls-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra will open the program with a performance and discussion of the Flute Concerto by Lowell Lieberman that they will perform with the orchestra Feb. 2 at the Gallagher-Bluedorn in Cedar Falls.

--Bahri Karacay and Turkana will perform music of Turkey and the Middle East.

The University of Iowa Alumni Association is the corporate sponsor of "Know the Score LIVE!" broadcasts. Refreshments are provided by the Prairie Table.

The UI Museum of Art, located on North Riverside Drive in Iowa City, is open noon to 9 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.

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

CSPS is located at 1103 Third St. SE in Cedar Rapids. For information: http://www.legionarts.org/index.htm.

For information about tickets to Hancher performances, including "Top Secret," go to: https://boxoffice.hancher.uiowa.edu/. Information on the Cedar Falls/Waterloo Symphony can be seen at http://www.wcfsymphony.org/.

For UI arts information and calendar updates, visit www.uiowa.edu/artsiowa. To receive UI arts news by e-mail, go to http://list.uiowa.edu/archives/acr-news.html, click the link "Join or leave the list (or change settings)" and follow the instructions.

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

MEDIA CONTACTS: Peter Alexander, Arts Center Relations, 319-384-0072 (office) 319-541-2846 (cell), peter-alexander@uiowa.edu