Heritage Center to Present "President Harry Truman: A Grandson’s Portrait"

Feb 26, 2021 | University Relations staff

University of Dubuque Heritage Center continues its Spring 2021 Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series with a livestream performance of "President Harry Truman: A Grandson’s Portrait" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 25, 2021.

Heritage Center Announces New Virtual Performances for SchoolBus Performance Series

Feb 24, 2021 | University Relations staff

The University of Dubuque is excited to announce new virtual performances for a revamped 2020-2021 SchoolBus Performance Series. Each show has curriculum connections, and many of the shows also have supplemental activities and study guides.

Ireland with Michael Londra, the original voice of Riverdance on Broadway - A Virtual Concert and Travel Experience

February 26, 2021 | 7:30 PM

Ireland with Michael is a wonderful Celtic show from the National Opera House in Wexford, Ireland. The never-before-seen show taped in front of a live audience of 750 people features the Irish Concert Orchestra, two choirs, and musicians from all over Ireland, joining Emmy-nominated Irish tenor Michael Londra is a celebration of Irish culture, heritage, and music. The show steps out into the Irish villages and countryside to meet local traditional talent. Michael travels from Dublin to Belfast, to the Kennedy Homestead, sharing his own connection to songs and stories of his home county. Celebrate the Saint Patrick’s Day season and all things Irish from the comfort of your home with the original voice of Riverdance on Broadway, Michael Londra. Learn more about Michael Londra here. Purchase Virtual Tickets Here *Streaming access allows "on-demand" viewing for 48 hours following the scheduled presentation.

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Heritage Center to Present "President Harry Truman: A Grandson’s Portrait"

Feb 26, 2021

University of Dubuque Heritage Center continues its Spring 2021 Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series with a livestream performance of "President Harry Truman: A Grandson’s Portrait" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 25, 2021.

Heritage Center Announces New Virtual Performances for SchoolBus Performance Series

Feb 24, 2021

The University of Dubuque is excited to announce new virtual performances for a revamped 2020-2021 SchoolBus Performance Series. Each show has curriculum connections, and many of the shows also have supplemental activities and study guides.

Campus Operation Update from President Bullock

Feb 23, 2021

Dear Members of the University of Dubuque Community, Today I want to share with you updates on a variety of items across campus. Although it has been a challenging year, we have a lot to be thankful for and to celebrate.

University of Dubuque Named One of the Best Registered Nursing Programs in Iowa

Feb 18, 2021

The University of Dubuque’s nursing program was named one of the best registered nursing programs in Iowa for the fourth consecutive year. RegisteredNursing.org, a nursing advocacy organization, placed UD second on the 2021 Best RN Programs in Iowa.

Darryl Van Leer and Tommy Ryman Will Kick Off Heritage Center’s Spring 2021 Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series

Feb 12, 2021

Actor Darryl Van Leer and comedian Tommy Ryman will kick off the University of Dubuque Heritage Center’s Spring 2021 Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series in March.

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Feb

26

Ireland with Michael Londra, the original voice of Riverdance on Broadway - A Virtual Concert and Travel Experience

Feb 26, 2021 | 7:30 PM | Virtual Concert Experience

Ireland with Michael is a wonderful Celtic show from the National Opera House in Wexford, Ireland. The never-before-seen show taped in front of a live audience of 750 people features the Irish Concert Orchestra, two choirs, and musicians from all over Ireland, joining Emmy-nominated Irish tenor Michael Londra is a celebration of Irish culture, heritage, and music. The show steps out into the Irish villages and countryside to meet local traditional talent. Michael travels from Dublin to Belfast, to the Kennedy Homestead, sharing his own connection to songs and stories of his home county. Celebrate the Saint Patrick’s Day season and all things Irish from the comfort of your home with the original voice of Riverdance on Broadway, Michael Londra. Learn more about Michael Londra here. Purchase Virtual Tickets Here *Streaming access allows "on-demand" viewing for 48 hours following the scheduled presentation.

Mar

8

Darryl Van Leer presents The Norm of Greatness: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Campus Only Show; Livestream Available to All

Mar 8, 2021 | 7:30 PM | John and Alice Butler Hall and live stream live on Facebook, Twitter, by searching @HeritageCTR or, @UDBQMedia on YouTube. Make sure to follow Heritage center for continued updates and exclusive live stream content, dbq.edu/hereitagectr.

This stirring performance, based on the essential writings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., opens with narration describing the tribulations of the Montgomery bus boycott. Dr. King’s testimony of these events is given in his passionate sermon “Early Days.” Next, the audience is transported to 1963 to witness Dr. King’s historical speech “I Have A Dream.” The Norm of Greatness also includes “The Drum Major Instinct,” The Eulogy,” and “I See the Promised Land.” www.darrylvanleer.com This performance was originally scheduled in March 2020 and then postponed. Free UD student admission made possible by the UD Wendt Center for Character Education, Black Student Union, and the William P. Woodward Visiting Artist-in-Residence Endowment.

Mar

12

Comedian Tommy Ryman - Campus Only Show; Livestream Available to All

Mar 12, 2021 | 8:00 PM | John and Alice Butler Hall and live stream live on Facebook, Twitter, by searching @HeritageCTR or, @UDBQMedia on YouTube. Make sure to follow Heritage center for continued updates and exclusive live stream content, dbq.edu/hereitagectr.

Minnesota-raised Tommy Ryman was a semifinalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, where judges raved “…never seen anything like him, one of a kind, fantastic!” Ryman’s act is described as absurdist and clever, masked behind a very likable and innocent demeanor often thought of as disturbingly adorable. He is a favorite among audiences at venues around the nation, regularly featured on SiriusXM and iHeartRadio. Ryman’s newest album, Having the Time of My Life, debuted at No. 2 on the iTunes comedy charts. www.tommyryman.com Free UD student admission made possible through the John and Alice Butler Endowment for the Arts with additional support from the UD Student Government Association and Student Activities Board.

Mar

25

President Harry Truman: A Grandson’s Portrait - Livestream ONLY - UD Student: FREE | All Others: $15

Mar 25, 2021 | 7:30 PM | Live stream live on Facebook, Twitter, by searching @HeritageCTR or, @UDBQMedia on YouTube. Make sure to follow Heritage center for continued updates and exclusive live stream content, dbq.edu/hereitagectr.

Live from Clifton Truman Daniel's living room, this one-hour play/lecture features President Truman’s eldest grandson portraying his grandfather and himself, stepping in and out of character to create a portrait of his life from a family perspective. Source material includes President Truman’s memoirs, letters, family stories, and books by Clifton’s late mother, Margaret Truman. A Grandson's Portrait remembers our 33rd President who regarded the highest office in the land as second only to an American citizen. This presentation and associated free UD student admission is made possible, in part, by the William P. Woodward Visiting Artist-in-Residence Endowment.

Mar

29

Convocation of Thanksgiving and Remembrance - Campus Community Only

Mar 29, 2021 | 11:00 AM | John and Alice Butler Hall - Heritage Center

Please join us as we remember University of Dubuque students, faculty, staff, alumni, and/or trustees as well as others who are close to our hearts who have passed. Let us remember them in our prayers and through our liturgy, as a University family. (This is event is for the University of Dubuque Campus Community Only)

Apr

6

Dr. Charles Barland, Organ Recital - Campus Only Show; Livestream Available to All

Apr 6, 2021 | 7:30 PM | John and Alice Butler Hall and live stream live on Facebook, Twitter, by searching @HeritageCTR or, @UDBQMedia on YouTube. Make sure to follow Heritage center for continued updates and exclusive live stream content, dbq.edu/hereitagectr.

Don’t miss the debut of John and Alice Butler Hall’s new Dobson 3,000-plus pipe organ, Opus 97, featuring University Organist and Professor of Music Dr. Charles Barland. The repertoire was chosen to highlight this extraordinary instrument’s symphony of sound. The program showcases music from Charles Marie-Widor, J.S. Bach, American composers Billy Strayhorn and Dudley Buck, and more. Buck’s Variations on the Star-Spangled Banner will demonstrate the many colors of Opus 97. The program finale reveals the organ’s full capacity with music by Alexandre Guilmant. Special thanks to John and Alice Butler for their gift of the John and Alice Butler Organ.

Apr

14

Fine and Performing Arts Spring Concert

Apr 14, 2021 | 7:00 PM | John and Alice Butler Hall. Make sure to follow the UD Department of Fine and Performing Arts on Facebook (@UDFPA) and Instagram (@UDBands and @UDChoirs) for updates.

Join the UD concert band, jazz band, concert choir, chamber singers, and treble choir for an evening of music.

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