Events & Articles

Voices X: Make Your Mark

“Yeah, ten years. Who knew?” began Gene Tully, sculptor and founder of the annual Voices art exhibit in the raw Wilmac warehouse space located in what is now known as the Historic Millwork District. Now in its tenth season, the month-long exhibit returns with another exhibit featuring 15 artists from local to regional to internationally recognized, displayed in the sprawling warehouse space on 10th Street. Along with the exhibit, the warehouse gallery space will host a month of special events, including a spoken word showcase, a live painting competition, live music events, a film screening, live theater, a runway fashion show, and more.

Voices X: Make Your Mark

Posted on August 31, 2014

“Yeah, ten years. Who knew?” began Gene Tully, sculptor and founder of the annual Voices art exhibit in the raw Wilmac warehouse space located in what is now known as the Historic Millwork District. Now in its tenth season, the month-long exhibit returns with another exhibit featuring 15 artists from local to regional to internationally recognized, displayed in the sprawling warehouse space on 10th Street. Along with the exhibit, the warehouse gallery space will host a month of special events, including a spoken word showcase, a live painting competition, live music events, a film screening, live theater, a runway fashion show, and more.

Novelty Iron Works

Posted By Bryce Parks on August 31, 2014

The last time we checked in on the Historic Millwork District, Greater Dubuque Development Director Rick Dickinson noted, “The key to any direction like this is momentum – that healthy sense of urgency. You can’t finish one building and say, ‘Well, we did it!’ Look across the street. It’s not real pretty in any direction. So the imperative is to keep moving and keep going in every direction…”

Little Growing Pains, Big New Offerings and Lower Prices Across the Board

Posted on August 31, 2014

With so much in this issue going on in the Historic Millwork District, we figured we’d just go ahead and pop-in at the new Dubuque Food Coop and see how things are going now that they have a couple of months under their belt. We met once again with store General manager Patrick Brickel for the organic skinny on what’s cooking at the Coop.

Dubuque+ Launches in Hub Monkey 2.0

Posted on August 18, 2014

Hub Monkey, LLC in association with Design Mill, Inc is excited to announce the release of Hub Monkey 2.0 which includes Dubuque, IA as part of the mobile app’s new City+ location feature. Dubuque+ adds an innovative digital experience in which users can discover local Dubuque content. Hub Monkey is available to download for free on the Google Play and iTunes App Stores.

Tranformative Travel. You On Board With That?

Posted Christopher Kulovitz on August 18, 2014

When is the last time you were truly awed? Well open your eyes and your ears and your mind to one of the coolest cruises on the Mississippi - The Riverboat Twilight.

Live Music Features

Posted on August 18, 2014

Discover more about musicians coming to the area!

Heritage Center's New Season

Posted on August 04, 2014

Garrison Keillor Highlights the 2014-2015 Performing Arts Series at the University of Dubuque

The University of Dubuque has announced the 2014-2015 Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series. The second full season features an increase to 13 events compared to 9 events in 2013-2014.

Bellevue’s Potter’s Mill Re-Opens!

Posted on August 04, 2014

One of Bellevue’s most notable landmarks, Potter’s Mill will reopen August 1 as a new restaurant, entertainment venue, inn, and eventually an outfitters rental and retail store.  Rochester, Minnesota couple Mark and Rachel Herman have refashioned the historic mill into Flatted Fifth Blues & BBQ, “where the jazz and southern food of Bourbon Street meet the blues and BBQ of Beale Street in a beautifully restored 170 year old grist mill,” as described by the venue’s web site.

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Florida-bound Delta flight diverted over reclining seat dispute

Tue, 02 Sep 2014

(Reuters) - An argument over leg room and reclining seats forced a Florida-bound flight from New York to divert to a different airport late on Monday, the third such incident of a midair disruption caused by passengers in about a week.






Texas voter ID law heads to trial in U.S. court

Tue, 02 Sep 2014

(Reuters) - A U.S. court in Texas will hear arguments on Tuesday in a case over a law requiring voters to present photo identification, a move the state's Republican leaders say will prevent fraud while plaintiffs call it a veiled attempt at suppressing minority turnout.

Convicted bomber faces immigration fraud charges in Detroit

Tue, 02 Sep 2014

DETROIT (Reuters) - A Chicago woman convicted of a 1969 supermarket bombing in Israel and indicted on U.S. immigration fraud charges will appear in a status hearing in federal court in Detroit on Tuesday.






Police search for 17 teens who escaped Tennessee detention center

Tue, 02 Sep 2014

(Reuters) - Nashville police were searching on Tuesday for 17 teens still at large after 32 boys escaped from a detention center overnight, a spokesman said.

Actress Jennifer Lawrence contacts authorities after nude photos hacked

Tue, 02 Sep 2014

(Reuters) - Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence has contacted authorities to investigate who stole and posted nude images of her online, a spokeswoman said on Monday, part of a reported mass hacking of celebrities' intimate photos.






Doubts over whether Detroit bankruptcy plan gets job done

Tue, 02 Sep 2014

DETROIT Reuters) - Detroit’s plan to recover from bankruptcy includes several blueprints for a new future. The only problem is the city, the largest ever to file for bankruptcy, is still a long way from financially healthy and its restructuring plans leave little room for error.






Fast-food workers to launch intensified protests across U.S.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014

(Reuters) - McDonald's line cooks, Burger King cashiers and other fast-food restaurant workers across the U.S. plan to walk off the job on Thursday in an ongoing battle with their employers to gain a $15 hourly wage, organizers said on Monday.

California high school drops mascot criticized by Arab-American group

Tue, 02 Sep 2014

(Reuters) - A California high school has retired its Middle Eastern-themed mascot and accompanying belly dancers and redrawn its logo after criticism from Arab-Americans that they played on harmful stereotypes, a group advocating for the change said on Monday.

Actress Jennifer Lawrence contacts authorities after nude photos hacked

Mon, 01 Sep 2014

(Reuters) - Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence has contacted authorities to investigate who stole and posted nude images of her online, a spokeswoman said on Monday, part of a reported mass hacking of celebrities' intimate photos.

Detained Americans in North Korea seek U.S. help

Mon, 01 Sep 2014

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three American citizens detained in North Korea appealed to the U.S government on Monday for help returning home, speaking in rare interviews with U.S. media that were set up by the North Korean government and may signal an attempt by Pyongyang to reopen a long-stalled dialogue.






Entertainment News

Violent Japanese anti-war film is a contender at Venice festival

Tue, 02 Sep 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - One of the most powerful and violent films to be shown at the Venice Film Festival this year, Japanese director Shinya Tsukamoto's "Nobi" (Fires on the Plain), delivers a stinging anti-war message bathed in blood.

Singer Chris Brown pleads guilty to assaulting fan in Washington

Tue, 02 Sep 2014

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Grammy-winning R&B singer Chris Brown pleaded guilty in a Washington court on Tuesday to a misdemeanor assault charge stemming from a scuffle with a fan last year.






Battling biographies head to Toronto to win awards season hearts

Tue, 02 Sep 2014

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As a first-time film director, television comedian Jon Stewart pleads ignorance about the workings of the movie industry.

Actress Jennifer Lawrence contacts authorities after nude photos hacked

Tue, 02 Sep 2014

(Reuters) - Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence has contacted authorities to investigate who stole and posted nude images of her online, a spokeswoman said on Monday, part of a reported mass hacking of celebrities' intimate photos.






Carrie Underwood, Mike Fisher expecting first child

Tue, 02 Sep 2014

(Reuters) - Singer Carrie Underwood and her pro hockey player husband Mike Fisher are expecting their first child, the couple announced on Twitter on Monday.

Actress Jennifer Lawrence contacts authorities after nude photos hacked

Mon, 01 Sep 2014

(Reuters) - Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence has contacted authorities to investigate who stole and posted nude images of her online, a spokeswoman said on Monday, part of a reported mass hacking of celebrities' intimate photos.

Gainsbourg reprises Deneuve daughter role in 'Three Hearts'

Mon, 01 Sep 2014

VENICE (Reuters) - Charlotte Gainsbourg says the most exciting thing about her role in the French romantic comedy "3 Coeurs" (Three Hearts), shown in Venice, was the chance to once again play Catherine Deneuve's daughter, a role she had in her debut film when she was 12.






Drama of mother starving baby grips Venice fest

Mon, 01 Sep 2014

VENICE (Reuters) - A film portraying New York City mother who starves her baby because she thinks he is saint-like and food contains impurities has caused a stir at the Venice Film Festival for its switch from light romance to painful psychosis.

Dozens arrested at Made in America music festival in Los Angeles

Mon, 01 Sep 2014

(Reuters) - Seven people were arrested on Sunday at the Made in America music festival in downtown Los Angeles, following an opening day that left more than two dozen people in handcuffs, police said.






'Guardians of the Galaxy' wins weekend, tops this year's box office universe

Mon, 01 Sep 2014

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The "Guardians of the Galaxy" misfits reached a new box office stratosphere over the U.S. Labor Day weekend, soaring past fellow Marvel hero "Captain America" to become the highest-grossing domestic movie of 2014.