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Aug. 18, 2006

Tickets Remain Available To All Events From The Hancher Box Office

The Hancher Auditorium box office re-opens Aug. 21 for the 2006-07 academic year at the University of Iowa, and tickets remain available for all the events handled by the box office.

This includes not only the Hancher-presented season of visiting artists in music, theater and dance, but also ticketed events for the UI School of Music's 100th Anniversary celebration, Mainstage productions of University Theatres, the UI Dance Company's Dance Gala, the Band Extravaganza, concerts by the UI Symphony Orchestra and Symphony Band, the Martha-Ellen Tye Opera Theater production of "La Boheme," and the Riverside Theatre world-premiere production of "Kinnick."

Hancher Auditorium academic-year box office business hours are 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. weekdays and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. From the local calling area, dial 319-335-1160. Long distance is toll-free, 1-800-HANCHER. 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.

Tickets may be ordered on-line 24 hours a day, seven days a week through Hancher's Website:

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

MEDIA CONTACT: Winston Barclay, 319-384-0073,

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