University of Iowa News Release
Jan. 29, 2004
Photos: Singer-songwriter Deb Tiemens; members of the African-American band Doliho of Des Moines; singer-songwriter William Elliot Whitmore and the cover of his latest CD, "Hymns for the Hopeless"; storyteller Steve Thunder-McGuire; and rhythm and blues artist Kevin "B.F." Burt.
'Java House' Broadcasts Set For February On WSUI
WSUI's "Talk of Iowa Live from the Java House" begins its February programming with a show on Feb. 6 about HIV/AIDS and our society, followed by a look at rich tradition of African Americans in the Midwest on Feb. 13. On Feb. 20, singer-songwriter William Elliot Whitmore performs live and talks about the inspirations for his new CD "Hymns for the Hopeless," followed by UI Professor Steve Thunder-McGuire talking about the art of storytelling on Feb. 27.
WSUI AM 910, the University of Iowa's public radio station, broadcasts the program at 10 a.m. on Fridays. The program will be live at the Java House on 211 E. Washington St. in Iowa City. Host Ben Kieffer mixes live local music with talk about contemporary arts, community, and cultural issues.
Details about the February lineup are:
--HIV/AIDS and Our Society, Feb. 6
--African-Americans in the Midwest, Feb. 13
--William Elliot Whitmore, Feb. 20
--The Art of Storytelling, Feb. 27
The shows are free and open to the public at the Java House on Friday morning. It can also be heard in streaming audio at http://wsui.uiowa.edu.
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