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Jan. 27, 2010

Media Advisory: UI's Hancher to be part of final tour of Merce Cunningham Dance Company

The Merce Cunningham Dance Company, one of the most intriguing and important companies in the world, has announced that its final tour will include a performance in Iowa City. Hancher, which has a national and international reputation as a major dance presenter, will present the company on Feb. 8, 2011, in the Main Lounge of the Iowa Memorial Union.

Click here for coverage in the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2010/01/27/arts/AP-US-Merce-Cunningham-World-Tour.html?_r=1&scp=3&sq=cunningham&st=cse

Click here to see the full schedule: http://www.merce.org/documents/MCDCLegacyTourSchedule.pdf

Hancher's Executive Director Chuck Swanson at 319-335-1133 and Programming Director Jacob Yarrow  at 319-335-1136 are available to discuss why the organization felt it was essential to be a part of this tour.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500

MEDIA CONTACT: Rob Cline, 319-335-3827, rob-cline@uiowa.edu