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University of Iowa News Release

Nov. 24, 2004

'Politics Of American Music' On 'Know The Score LIVE' Dec. 10

Local musicians will be guests when University of Iowa radio station KSUI, 91.7 FM (101.7 FM in Dubuque) tackles the "The Politics of American Music" on "Know the Score LIVE!", broadcast from the Lasansky Gallery and the Nancy and Craig Willis Atrium of the UI Museum of Art (UIMA) 5-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10.

The program, part of the weekly arts and humanities series hosted by Joan Kjaer on KSUI, will take place before a live audience in the Museum of Art and will be broadcast over KSUI at that time as well as 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12, and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15. Listen on the Internet at

For the musical part of the program, local singer/songwriter Dave Zollo and jazz pianist Dan Knight will perform a variety of American songs from the past century.

Other guests participating in a discussion of American music, history and culture will be Ken Cmiel, UI professor of history, who has taught a course on American music and culture; Kristen Solli, a graduate teaching assistant in American Studies at the UI; and Tom Lutz, a UI professor of English.

M.C. Ginsberg Objects of Art, Inc. of Iowa City is the corporate sponsor of "Know the Score" broadcasts at the UI Museum of Art.

Additional support for this broadcast of "Know the Score LIVE!" is provided by the UI Year of the Arts and Humanities.

UI President David Skorton's determination to increase public awareness and support of the rich tradition of arts and humanities on campus and throughout Iowa led him to declare academic year 2004-2005 the Year of Arts and Humanities, a time to celebrate that rich tradition and forge cultural linkages between the academic community and communities around the state. The Year of the Arts and Humanities is supported by the Office of the President, the Office of the Vice-president for Research and the Graduate College.

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.

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

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