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ARts  HIGH sCHOOL ARt EXHIBIt RECEPtIOn: FRIDAY, APRIL 21 @ 5:30–8:30 PM UnDER MILK WOOD APRIL 27–29 @ 7:30 PM Dubuque Area Arts Collective presents an exhibition of student work from Dubuque Senior and Hempstead High Schools. This eclectic exhibition showcases advanced student artwork in drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media, and sculpture. Celebrate the impact that the visual arts have in our community and our students. The Dubuque Area Arts Collec- tive is a group consisting of mem- bers of the local community with an interest on preparing high school and college emerging artists tran- sition into the arts industry. n The Clarke Drama and Musical The- atre Department present Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas. Directed by Carol Blitgen, BVM, Professor Emeri- tus of Drama at Clarke University. In Under Milk Wood, an omniscient narrator invites the audience to listen to the dreams and innermost thoughts of the inhabitants of the fi ctional small Welsh fi shing village of Llareggub. The featured Llareggub residents include Mrs. Ogmore-Pritchard, relentlessly nag- ging her two dead husbands; Captain DUBUQUE AREA ARts COLLECtIvE (375 BLUFF st) DubuqueAreaArts.org salondbq@gmail.com HARRIs CAsHEs OUt! APRIL 21–22, 26–29, AnD MAY 3–6 @ 7:30 PM APRIL 23, 30, AnD MAY 7 @ 2 PM BELL tOWER tHEAtER (2728 AsBURY RD) Forty years ago, Harris Wellborn wrote an off -Broadway musical that closed after one performance. Now Harris is down on his luck, living in a run-down apartment dependent on the charity of his domineering sister—but still dream- ing of making it on Broadway. His life takes a hilarious turn when he meets the fl aky young woman down the hall and her scheming boyfriend comes up with a devious plan to cash in on Harris’ past. Directed by Bell Tower Theater Artistic Director Sue Riedel April 21 and 22 are the Early Bird Special performances, tickets are just $10. Tickets for all other per- formances are $20. Thursdays are Girls’ Night Out; all audience mem- bers get a free glass of wine. n belltowertheater.net 563-588-3377 APRIL 30 @ 2 PM CLARKE UnIvERsItY tEREnCE DOnAGHOE HALL (1550 CLARKE DR) Cat, reliving his seafaring times; Organ Morgan, obsessed with his music; and Polly Garter, pining for her dead lover. The town eventually awakens and aware now of how their feelings aff ect whatever they do, the audience watches the town residents go about their daily business. Tickets are available at the door and cost $10 for adults, $7 for senior citizens, and $5 for non-Clarke students. n Clarke.edu/artsatclarke 563-588-6377 tHE GREAt DRAW vIsUAL ARts sCHOLARsHIP APPLICAtIOns DEADLInE: FRIDAY, APRIL 28 @ 5 PM Applications for The Great Draw Visual Arts Scholarship are now available. This scholarship is funded by The Great Draw Street Art Competition. In September 2016, over 70 area artists competed for cash and prizes, and $1,500 was raised to fund the 2017 scholarships. Three $500 scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors who will be attending a two or four-year college and plan to major or minor in the visual or graphic arts. Applicants must already be accepted into the school of their choice and be able to provide a copy of their let- ter of acceptance upon request. Digital submissions are preferred, hard copy submissions accepted as well. Complete application information is available at otlag.com or by stopping by the Dubuque gallery at 409 Bluff St. n otlag.com 563-583-9343 ROALD DAHL’s JAMEs AnD tHE GIAnt PEACH FRIDAY, APRIL 28 @ 7:30 PM sAtURDAY, APRIL 29 @ 10 AM sUnDAY, APRIL 30 @ 2 PM UnIvERsItY OF DUBUQUE HERItAGE CEntER (2255 BEnnEtt st) AFtER tHE tHIn MAn APRIL 27–29 @ 7 PM APRIL 30 @ 2 PM GALEnA CEntER FOR tHE ARts (219 sUMMIt st, GALEnA, IL) The Galena Center for the Arts pres- ents an old-time radio mystery based on the writings of Dashiel Hammett. The hard-drinking private detective Nick Charles and his wealthy heiress wife Nora must uncover a murder from an assortment of multiple suspects. Sound eff ects specialist Dan Harms and accom- panist Terry Dillion are a special treat in this unique mode of performance. Relive the era when families would gather around their radios on Saturday nights, to listen to and imagine the scenes of the latest suspense drama. Seating is limited and performances are anticipated to sell out. Get your tickets early. n GalenaCenterForTheArts.com 779-214-0261 16  Arts 365INK MAGAZINE April 20–MAy 3, 2017 issuE #289 The University of Dubuque Depart- ment of Fine and Performing Arts and the UD Drama Club will present their spring musical, Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach. The produc- tion will be directed by Amy Ressler, director of theatre and dance at UD, with set design by renowned local artist Gene Tully and costumes by award-winning designer Jack Kirkby. James and the Giant Peach was the fi rst of Roald Dahl’s well-known children’s stories. It tells the tale of James Henry Trotter and his horrible aunts—and how some magical crocodile tongues, a peach tree, and a collec- tion of interesting insects conspire to change his life. Adapted into a musical, the story comes to life with innova- tive puppetry, a jaunty musical score conducted by Dr. Nicholas Bratcher, director of instrumental music at UD, and bright characters that will have you on the edge of your seat. Appropri- ate for family audiences and children ages 8 and up. The performance is approximately 90 minutes in length. Tickets are $10 for adults; $5 for non-UD students; and free for UD faculty, staff , and students. Tickets can be purchased at the Farber Box Offi ce Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Heritage Center. n dbq.edu/heritagecenter 563-585-SHOW DUBUQUE365.COM