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Events  FRIDAY, APRIL 28 Disney’s Mulan JR 7 PM @ GRAND OPERA HOUSE April 28–29 at 7 p.m. and April 29–30 at 2 p.m. Based on Disney’s Oscar-nominated film, Disney’s Mulan JR. is a heartwarming celebration of culture, honor and the fighting spirit. With catchy hit songs and a story packed with action, humor and heart, Disney’s Mulan JR. brings ancient China to life with a modern sensibility. Performed by Mazzuchelli Middle School. $10. TheGrandOperaHouse.com. Belly Dance Charity Hafla 9 PM @ THE SMOKESTACK Platteville Belly Dance Club’s Charity Hafla is a belly dance showcase benefiting the International Rescue Committee, a non-profit committed to responding to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helping people survive, recover, and gain control of their future. $5. 62 E 7 th St. SmokestackDBQ.com. Dubuque Yoga & Oneness Festival GRAND RIVER CENTER April 28–30. The Dubuque Yoga & Oneness Festival is a life-enhancing celebration of yoga for everyone—all shapes, sizes, ages, genders and levels of fitness and experience welcome— beginners included. There are a variety of events and presentations available. See page 28 for the full article. DubuqueYogaFestival.com. Lily 7 PM @ GALLERY C Ruth Mataya Garcia presents a public screening of her silent short film Lily. The evening will include the screening, special musical guest Bryce Reeg, and an artist talk back featur- ing the director and cast. The film explores the darker side of the human soul, human nature of choice in the face of adversity, and the ultimate choice that leads to healing. Free. 900 E. Jackson St. GalleryC.com. Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach 7:30 PM @ UD HERITAGE CENTER April 28 at 7:30 p.m., April 29 at 10 a.m., and April 30 at 2 p.m. Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach tells the story of James Henry Trotter and his horrible aunts–and how some magic beans, a peach tree, and a collection of interesting insects conspire to change his life. Adapted into a musical, the story comes to life with innovative puppetry, a spunky soundtrack, and bright charac- ters that will have you on the edge of your seat. $5–10. Dbq.edu/HeritageCenter. DSO: Music & Fantasy 7:30 PM @ FIVE FLAGS THEATER April 28 at 7:30 p.m. and April 29 at 2 p.m. The Dubuque Symphony Orchestra (DSO) welcomes violinist and Iowa native Robert Zimansky back to the USA from his home in Switzerland, where he is Concertmaster of the Orchestra of the Swiss Romande. Zimansky performs Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy. Also featur- ing Brahms’ Third Symphony and a premier piece by Dubuque native Derek Jenkins. $15-85. 563-589-4258. DubuqueSymphony.org. Dubuque Days of Caring VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN DUBUQUE Dubuque Days of Caring provides the needed assistance to help area charities and organiza- tions and their clients complete service projects that they may not be able to accomplish on their own. Projects include anything from landscaping, simple construction, yard clean up, clerical assistance, painting, staining, washing windows, and house cleaning, to visiting elderly residents or helping with a program for children. DbqDaysOfCaring.org. “Mining the Story” Writers Retreat SHAKE RAG ALLEY (MINERAL POINT, WI) April 28–30. Choose one of three genres taught by either Christine Rice (Fiction), Sarah Hammond (Writing for Young People), or Patricia Ann McNair (Memoir, and Retreat Artistic Director) for an in-depth workshop that will challenge you across the three days. These workshop directors are well-published and award-winning writers and experienced teachers of writing. Interwoven around the main workshops will be several inspiring shorter classes and panel discussions about craft, self-publishing, blogging, and other topics open to all. ShakeRagAlley.com. DUBUQUE365.COMIssue #289 April 20–May 3, 2017 365INK MAGAZINE Events  9