UNESCO International Jazz Day: Exploring "Hot Tamale Louie"


Monday, April 30, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Meeting Room B
Meeting Room C
Presenter Name: 
John Rapson

In celebration of UNESCO's International Jazz Day, the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature organization and the Iowa City Public Library partner to host a presentation by John Rapson, director of the jazz studies program in the University of Iowa School of Music, who will discuss his multimedia jazz production "Hot Tamale Louie." Rapson and collaborators created the musical performance based on a New Yorker article about an Afghani who left his home near the Khyber Pass, wandered through India, and ended up years later in Sheridan, Wyoming.

"Hot Tamale Louie" will be performed live on the main stage at the Iowa City Jazz Festival on June 29th.

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library Contact below.
Open To The Public
Visible to Public

Contact Information

Library Contact: 
Information Desk
Iowa City UNESCO City Of Literature
Contact Name: 
Rachael Carlson
(319) 887-6100
Group Name: 
Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature


Setup Time Before: 
240 Minutes
Cleanup Time After: 
0 Minutes


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