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Release: June 1, 1999

UI Alumni Association hosts Big Band Dance June 11

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Dancers will have a chance to kick up their heels at the University of Iowa Alumni Association's 12th annual Big Band Dance June 11 at the Iowa Memorial Union Ballroom.

The dance, part of the UI Alumni Association's Spring Reunion Weekend June 10-13, is open to the public. Rod Piersons Big Band, a group of alumni and UI School of Music students, will play popular dance tunes.

"This will be a fun evening for those who have enjoyed big band music for years or for those who have just discovered it," said Staci Prochaska, reunion coordinator at the Ul Alumni Association.

The dance begins at 8:30 p.m. June 11 in the IMU Ballroom; admission for the dance is $5 at the door. For more information, contact the UI Alumni Association at (319) 335-3294 or (800) IOW-ALUM, or visit its web page at