January 2007

W.D. Snodgrass and Lia Purpura Finalists for NBCC Awards

W.D. Snodgrass and Lia Purpura are both finalists for the 2006 National Book Critics Circle Award. Snodgrass' Not for Specialists: New and Selected Poems was nominated for the poetry prize, while Purpura's On Looking is a finalist for the prize for criticism. Both authors are alumni of the Iowa Writers' Workshop.
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'Into the Woods,' by Stephen Sondheim

Tickets -- $22; UI student and youth $12; senior citizen $16 -- are available in advance from the Hancher Auditorium box office. Any remaining tickets will be available one hour before curtain time at the Theatre Building box office. For more information about buying tickets, visit http://www.hancher.uiowa.edu.
Program: 
University Theatres Mainstage
Format: 
performance

'Into the Woods,' by Stephen Sondheim

Tickets -- $22; UI student and youth $12; senior citizen $16 -- are available in advance from the Hancher Auditorium box office. Any remaining tickets will be available one hour before curtain time at the Theatre Building box office. For more information about buying tickets, visit http://www.hancher.uiowa.edu.
Program: 
University Theatres Mainstage
Format: 
performance

Into the Woods

Program: 
University Theatres Mainstage
Format: 
performance

Hrant Dink, 1954 - 2007

Truth telling is essential to democracy—which is why truth tellers are often targeted by those who distrust the idea of government of, by, and for the people. Ideologues have a notoriously difficult relationship to the truth, which inevitably raises questions about the certainties integral to the maintenance of their power—questions that can lead to their downfall; hence their hostility to independent spirits like Hrant Dink, a tireless advocate of free speech.

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