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University of Iowa News Release

July 26, 2006

Hancher Box Office Closes Between UI Summer And Fall Classes

The box office at the University of Iowa Hancher Auditorium will be closed July 29 through Aug. 20, during the break between UI summer and fall classes.

While the box office is closed, tickets may be ordered on-line 24 hours a day, seven days a week through Hancher's Web site:

Orders may also be submitted by mail or fax, from the Hancher 2006-2007 brochure, which may be obtained from the Hancher administrative offices at 319-335-1130 or

When the box office re-opens on Monday, Aug. 21, it will resume its regular school-year business hours: 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.

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.

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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,