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Jan. 12, 2007

Jan. 26 'Know The Score' Broadcast Will Feature Scandinavian Music

Scandinavian art and music will be featured when the radio program "Know the Score LIVE!" is broadcast 5-7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, from the University of Iowa Museum of Art's Lasansky Gallery and the Nancy and Craig Willis Atrium.

The program, part of the weekly arts and humanities series hosted by Joan Kjaer, can be heard at that time on radio station KSUI, 91.7 FM (101.7 FM in Dubuque). It will be rebroadcast on KSUI 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31. You may also listen to the broadcast on the Internet at

The live event in the Museum of Art will be open to the public free of charge.

Guests on the program will include the Maia String Quartet, the quartet in residence at the UI School of Music. The Maia Quartet is presenting a festival of Scandinavian music during the month of February, with concerts on campus as well as collaborative events in Elkhorn, Iowa, and other locations with strong ties to Scandinavian countries.

Also appearing on the program will be the director of the Danish Immigrant Museum in Elkhorn; flutist Gro Sandvick, a visiting faculty member at the UI School of Music; and UI faculty members Alan Sener from Dance and Jon Winet from Art and Art History.

The program will also preview the upcoming University Theater production of Stephen Sondheim's "Into the Woods" with director Alan MacVey. J. Sage Elwell, a doctoral candidate in the UI Department of Religious Studies, will discuss "Dark Matters: Max Klinger's Print Cycle 'On Death' and Other Ruminations," an exhibition of prints and drawings he has organized for the UI Museum of Art.

The University of Iowa Alumni Association is the corporate sponsor of "Know the Score LIVE!" broadcasts. Refreshments are provided by the Prairie Table.

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.

Information on KSUI broadcasts is available at For more information in the UI Museum of Art visit on the World Wide Web.

The School of Music, Department of Dance and Department of Theatre Arts are units of the Division of Performing Arts in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

A calendar and other information on UI arts events is available at To receive UI arts news by e-mail, go to, click the link "Join or leave the list (or change settings)" and follow the instructions.

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

MEDIA CONTACT: Peter Alexander, 319-384-0072; cell: 319-541-2846;