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2014-15 Heritage Center Calendar

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AUGUST

 

Monday, August 4, 2014 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Heritage Center Open House

Heritage Center, Dubuque’s newest performing arts venue, will host a public open house featuring live entertainment, building tours, complimentary refreshments, door prize ticket giveaways, and an early opportunity to purchase individual event tickets. Brochures will also be available featuring a comprehensive overview of UD’s 2014-2015 performing and visual arts activities schedule.

Location: Heritage Center


SEPTEMBER

 

NEW DATE: Thursday, September 11, 2014 7:30 p.m.

John Pinero in Vince: The Life and Times of Vince Lombardi

John Pinero portrays the greatest professional coach in football history in this one-man play. more

ONLINE INDIVIDUAL TICKET SALES BEGIN AUGUST 6

Location: John and Alice Butler Hall

   

 

 

Saturday, September 13, 2014 7:30 p.m.

24-Hour Theatre Project
presented by UD Drama Club

UD Theatre students, guided by faculty advisors, will cast, direct, build set, rehearse, design lighting, and perform a play all within 24 hours. The performance will take place at the end of the 24-hour period.

FREE

TICKET REQUIRED, AVAILABLE BEGINNING AUGUST 25

Location: Babka Theatre

     
 

Sunday, September 21, 2014 2:00 p.m.

An Afternoon with Garrison Keillor

The charming, witty, and always-entertaining writer, humorist, and celebrity speaker Garrison Keillor of the widely popular radio show A Prairie Home Companion comes to Heritage Center at the University of Dubuque. more

ONLINE INDIVIDUAL TICKET SALES BEGIN AUGUST 6

Location: John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Saturday, September 27, 2014 7:30 p.m.

Dubuque Symphony Orchestra Classics One

William Intriligator conducts Michael Ludwig, violin, and the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra in a performance featuring Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1 and Holst's "The Planets."

www.dubuquesymphony.org

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS ON SALE BEGINNING AUGUST 18

Location: John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Sunday, September 28, 2014 2:00 p.m.

Dubuque Symphony Orchestra Classics One

William Intriligator conducts Michael Ludwig, violin, and the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra in a performance featuring Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1 and Holst's "The Planets."

www.dubuquesymphony.org

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS ON SALE BEGINNING AUGUST 18

Location: John and Alice Butler Hall

   

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OCTOBER

 
 

Friday, October 10, 2014 7:30 p.m.

The McCartney Years

There is only one show that celebrates the genius of Paul McCartney at the height of his career in the mid-1970s. The McCartney Years is a note-for-note faithful recreation of a “Wings over America” concert. Led by perfectionist Yuri Pool as Sir Paul, the band has a commitment to 100% live and accurate reproductions of McCartney’s concert experience.

ONLINE INDIVIDUAL TICKET SALES BEGIN AUGUST 6

Location: John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 7:30 p.m.

Wind Ensemble Fall Concert, "Passport"
presented by UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts

The UD Wind Ensemble performs their fall concert, featuring works by Grundham, Stalter, and Dvořák.

FREE

TICKET REQUIRED, AVAILABLE BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 15

Location: John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Sunday, October 19, 2014 2:00 p.m.

Curious George performed by Theatreworks USA

Join the inquisitive, lovable little monkey Curious George, star of books, movies and the award winning PBS television show in this delightful new musical. George ends up on a mission to help Chef Pisghetti’s meatballs win a world-famous competition. With every swing and flip, George takes audiences through a fun-filled adventure in which he learns more about cooking than he'd ever imagined!

ONLINE INDIVIDUAL TICKET SALES BEGIN AUGUST 6

Location: John and Alice Butler Hall

     
 

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:30 p.m.

Shakespeare’s The Tempest
performed by New York’s Aquila Theatre

Believed to be Shakespeare’s final play, The Tempest is imbued with magic, the supernatural, and a heightened sense of theatricality. The Aquila Theatre brings its innovative style and dynamic physical approach to this romantic comedy. The New York Times describes this ensemble as “Gleefully engaging…almost unbearable fun…directed with inspiration.”

ONLINE INDIVIDUAL TICKET SALES BEGIN AUGUST 6

Location: John and Alice Butler Hall

     
   

Sunday, October 26, 2014 7:30 p.m.

Julien Chamber Choir & UD Chamber Singers Concert 

The Julien Chamber Choir and University of Dubuque Chamber Singers, both under the direction of adjunct music faculty Kristen Eby, perform a joint concert.

TICKETS ON SALE BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 24

Location: John and Alice Butler Hall

     
   

Monday, October 27, 2014 7:30 p.m.

Jazz Ensemble Fall Concert
presented by UD's Department of Fine and Performing Arts

The UD Jazz Ensemble and combo performs their fall concert.

FREE 

TICKET REQUIRED, AVAILABLE BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 24

Location: John and Alice Butler Hall

   

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NOVEMBER

 
 

Thursday, November 6, 2014 7:30 p.m.

Metamorphoses
presented by UD Drama Club

Set in and around a pool of water, Metamorphoses presents the poetic myths of Midas, Orpheus and Eurydice, Eros and Psyche, and others to juxtapose the ancient and contemporary in breathtaking storytelling and gorgious imagery, exploring the timeless theme of love in all its forms. Directed by Amy Ressler.

TICKETS ON SALE BEGINNING OCTOBER 6

Location: Babka Theatre

   

 

 

Friday, November 7, 2014 7:30 p.m.

Metamorphoses
presented by UD Drama Club

Set in and around a pool of water, Metamorphoses presents the poetic myths of Midas, Orpheus and Eurydice, Eros and Psyche, and others to juxtapose the ancient and contemporary in breathtaking storytelling and gorgious imagery, exploring the timeless theme of love in all its forms. Directed by Amy Ressler.

TICKETS ON SALE BEGINNING OCTOBER 6

Location: Babka Theatre

     
 

Saturday, November 8, 2014 7:30 p.m.

Metamorphoses
presented by UD Drama Club

Set in and around a pool of water, Metamorphoses presents the poetic myths of Midas, Orpheus and Eurydice, Eros and Psyche, and others to juxtapose the ancient and contemporary in breathtaking storytelling and gorgious imagery, exploring the timeless theme of love in all its forms. Directed by Amy Ressler.

TICKETS ON SALE BEGINNING OCTOBER 6

Location: Babka Theatre

     
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Sunday, November 9, 2014 2:00 p.m.

Metamorphoses
presented by UD Drama Club

Set in and around a pool of water, Metamorphoses presents the poetic myths of Midas, Orpheus and Eurydice, Eros and Psyche, and others to juxtapose the ancient and contemporary in breathtaking storytelling and gorgious imagery, exploring the timeless theme of love in all its forms. Directed by Amy Ressler.

TICKETS ON SALE BEGINNING OCTOBER 6

Location: Babka Theatre

     
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Friday, November 14, 2014 7:30 p.m.

Carrie Newcomer, folk singer/songwriter

Vocalist/guitarist Carrie Newcomer has been described as “a soaring songstress” by Billboard, a “prairie mystic” by The Boston Globe and Rolling Stone wrote that she “asks all the right questions.” One of the definitive voices of the heartland and progressive spirituality, Newcomer has the ability for sharp observation of the world. Pianist Gary Walters joins Carrie for this special concert.

ONLINE INDIVIDUAL TICKET SALES BEGIN AUGUST 6

Location: John and Alice Butler Hall