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Release: Nov. 15, 2002

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Hancher Auditorium box office will be closed for Thanksgiving break

The box office at the University of Iowa Hancher Auditorium will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 27, through Sunday, Dec. 1, for the UI Thanksgiving break. The box office will resume its regular business hours on Monday, Dec. 2.

While the box office is closed, tickets may still be ordered on-line 24 hours a day through Hancher's website:< >.

Regular Hancher Auditorium box office business hours are 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. weekdays and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. From the local calling area, dial (319) 335-1160. Long distance is toll-free, 1-800-HANCHER. Fax to (319) 353-2284. People with special needs for access, seating and auxiliary services should dial (319) 335-1158, which is equipped with TDD for people with hearing impairment who use that technology.

Orders may be charged to VISA, MasterCard or American Express. UI students may charge their purchases to their university bills, and UI faculty and staff may select the option of payroll deduction. Information and brochures may be requested by e-mail: <>.

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