The University of Dubuque is pleased to announce the 2014-2015 Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series. The season features thirteen professional guest artist performances selected from today’s international touring circuit. All 2014-2015 series performances occur in Heritage Center’s signature venue, John and Alice Butler Hall, with a seating capacity of 1000 patrons.
According to Heritage Center Executive Director, Thomas Robbins, “We are hoping to build on the momentum of our 2013-2014 inaugural season. The number and variety of events has expanded, and we expect it to appeal to a broad spectrum of both campus and community members.”
The 2014-2015 season features the following events:
Friday, September 5, 2014 7:30 p.m. John Pinero presents Vince: The Life and Times of Vince Lombardi
Sunday, September 21, 2014 2:00 p.m. Garrison Keillor
Friday, October 10, 2014 7:30 p.m. The McCartney Years
Sunday, October 19, 2014 2:00 p.m. Theatreworks USA presents Curious George
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:30 p.m. Aquila Theater presents Shakespeare’s The Tempest
Friday, November 14, 2014 7:30 p.m. Carrie Newcomer, folk singer/songwriter
Friday, February 13, 2015 7:30 p.m. Montana Repertory Theatre presents The Great Gatsby
Saturday, February 21, 2015 7:30 p.m. Dallas Brass presents American Musical Journey
Sunday, March 8, 2015 2:00 p.m. Theatreworks USA presents The Lightning Thief
Thursday, March 26, 2015 7:30 p.m. Ensemble Español presents Flamenco Passion!
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 7:30 p.m. Annie Moses Band, gospel and bluegrass
Friday, April 17, 2015 7:00 p.m. The Berenstain Bears Live! in Family Matters the Musical
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 7:30 p.m. Forbidden Broadway, a parody of Broadway’s greatest hits Show prices and ticket on-sale dates are yet to be determined, and will be forthcoming early this summer.
The Driftless Market, Platteville Farmers Market, and Platteville Main Street Sustainability Committee are excited to partner with the Dubuque County ISU Extension and Outreach to host a spring educational class to prepare the community for spring and seasonal eating! Regional foods coordinator, Brittany Bethel, will provide suggestions and solutions for eating healthy and locally-sourced food on a budget.
This workshop will provide an overview of why it’s important to eat locally, reference research done comparing the cost of local vs. non-local foods, and offer practical advice on how to eat nutritious, seasonal, local and affordable meals.
Following the workshop participants will have the opportunity to visit a variety of local foods displays, and sample tasty local foods. Displays include tables by the Driftless Market, Platteville Farmers Market, Platteville Main Street Sustainability Committee / Backyard Composting, and Two Onion Farm will have a display on featuring a local Community Supported Agriculture (CSA). This event kicks off the start of the regular Farmers Market season in Platteville, located at the CityPark, just off of the historic Main Street district.
Cost for attending the class is a $5.00 donation for the Senior Nutrition/Food Pantry Voucher Program. Class is FREE for students.
What: “Eat Local on a Budget” workshop
When: Saturday, April 26th 10:00am-12:00pm
Location: Trinity Episcopal Church Community Room 250 Market Street Platteville, WI53818
For questions, please call 608-348-2696 or e-mail email@example.com Visit www.driftlessmarket.com
Tuesday, April 22 marks internationally-celebrated Earth Day. Private businesses, non-profits, volunteer groups, and government offices are partnering locally to offer a variety of events to celebrate the day and support the Sustainable Dubuque vision.
The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. More than one billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.
Following is a list of activities for every age group to get involved in Earth Day in Dubuque.