Iowa Arts Showcase at 5PM

Oct 31, 2013

Tune in to this month’s Iowa Arts Showcase as Jacqueline Halbloom updates us on exciting events in Dubuque, Cedar Falls and the Quad Cities. She visits the University of Dubuque to speak to its president, Jeffrey Bullard, and Heritage Center Executive Director, Thomas Robbins, about the new Heritage Center and upcoming performers like the King’s Singers. Also, Dubuque-born composer Michael Gilbertson tell us about his new opera, Breaking, premiering on November 13 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.  Then, in Cedar Falls, Dr. Steve Carignan, Jason Weinberger of the WCFSO, and Stephen Gaies of the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education tell us about their Kristallnacht: Night of Broken Glass event scheduled for November 10 (to be broadcast live on IPR Classical).  Finally, from the Quad Cities, Kim Findlay, director of Davenport’s Putnam Museum, tells us about upcoming exhibits and the current Princess Diana exhibition.

Michael Gilbertson, Dubuque composer, whose opera will be performed at the Kennedy Center this month