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Tim Quirk of Google Play to speak tonight


Tim Quirk (lecture) | Old Capitol Senate Chamber | 7:30 p.m.

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Google Play Head of Global Content Programming Tim Quirk
Tonight, Google Play Head of Global Content Programming Tim Quirk will be giving a free lecture in the Old Capitol Senate Chamber. Before arriving at Google Play, Quirk worked as a music journalist and would later become the vice president of music programming for Rhapsody.

Incidentally, Quirk also sang lead vocals as part of New York’s insightful alt-rock group Too Much Joy from 1987-1997. In what was perhaps the group’s most notable incident, members of Too Much Joy spent a night in jail after covering a number of 2 Live Crew songs in 1990. The covers were a gesture of support for 2 Live Crew who had, prior to the incident, been arrested for obscenity charges in Florida.

Quirk’s lecture, titled, “The Quiet Revolution: From the Walkman to the iPod, How Portability and Infinite Storage Have Changed the Way We Listen, and What We Listen To,” begins at 7:30 p.m. on the second floor of the Old Capitol Senate Chamber. The event is hosted by the University of Iowa as part of the 2013 Mission Creek Festival.

Before the lecture…

Englert Theatre will host an open welcoming reception prior to the lecture. The reception begins at 6:00 p.m. and will offer a more casual environment for visitors to meet and interact with Quirk. Refreshments will be provided.


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