Dubuque http://iowapublicradio.org en World Culture in Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/world-culture-iowa <p>Iowa is becoming more diverse.&nbsp; When cultures come together, there are often challenges, but there are also tremendous rewards.&nbsp; Host Charity Nebbe finds out what some Iowa organizations are doing to explore and celebrate the diversity throughout the state.</p><p></p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 21:00:07 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Ben Stanton 32365 at http://iowapublicradio.org World Culture in Iowa Football and Cello http://iowapublicradio.org/post/football-and-cello <p>The story of <a href="http://www.heisman.com/index.php">Heisman Trophy</a> winner <a href="http://espn.go.com/classic/biography/s/Kinnick_Nile.html">Nile Kinnick</a> is widely known; an outstanding young athlete who died before his time.&nbsp; But the very first winner of the Heisman was also from Iowa.&nbsp; Host Charity Nebbe and biographer <a href="http://firstheisman.blogspot.com/">Brian Cooper</a> discuss the life and times of <a href="http://www.heisman.com/winners/j-berwanger35.php">Jay Berwanger</a>.&nbsp; Berwanger was the son of a blacksmith in Dubuque who almost didn&#39;t go to Wed, 02 Oct 2013 20:56:20 +0000 Sarah Boden 29998 at http://iowapublicradio.org Football and Cello Dubuque a la Russe: Symphonies of Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/dubuque-la-russe-symphonies-iowa <p>Tune in Monday at 7 PM to hear the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra in a program of Russian Romantics. Tchaikovsky's glorious Piano Concerto no. 1 features Romania-born guest artist Eugene Alcalay, who was praised by Leonard Bernstein for his “outstanding talent as both a performer and composer." The orchestra, led by music director William Intriligator, also performs Borodin’s <em>Polovtsian Dances</em> and Rimsky-Korsakov's <em>Russian Easter Festival Overture</em> and <em>Capriccio Espagnol</em>.</p><p></p> Sat, 15 Jun 2013 20:35:50 +0000 Barney Sherman 22512 at http://iowapublicradio.org Dubuque a la Russe: Symphonies of Iowa Symphonies of Iowa for June 16 and June 17, 2013 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/symphonies-iowa-june-16-and-june-17-2013 <p><strong>Dubuque Symphony Orchestra – <em>Classics 5 Russia’s Greatest</em></strong></p><p><strong>William Intriligator</strong>, conductor<br><strong>Eugene Alcalay</strong>, piano</p><p><strong>TCHAIKOVSKY</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <em>Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 23 in B-flat Minor</em></p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Jacqueline Halbloom 18892 at http://iowapublicradio.org Symphonies of Iowa for June 16 and June 17, 2013 Obama, Romney Descend on Dubuque http://iowapublicradio.org/post/obama-romney-descend-dubuque <p></p><p>Both President Obama and Mitt Romney descended on Dubuque Saturday in the final days of their campaigns. Both candidates were promoting their own brand of change.</p><p>GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney flew into the Dubuque airport and greeted a crowd of more than 2,000 people in a hangar behind a sign that read “REAL CHANGE ON DAY ONE”.</p><p>Appearing with Romney was his wife Ann and NASCAR legend Richard Petty… who offered a race car driver’s perspective on the economy.</p> Sun, 04 Nov 2012 05:13:42 +0000 Clay Masters 10243 at http://iowapublicradio.org Obama, Romney Descend on Dubuque Drought's Impact on Iowa Trout Streams Could Intensify http://iowapublicradio.org/post/droughts-impact-iowa-trout-streams-could-intensify <p>The attention often centers on agriculture when a drought hits. But new Iowa Department of Natural Resources numbers show the state’s stream flows are well below normal and groundwater levels are reaching historic lows. There's a ripple effect in how the drought will affect the state’s fish.</p> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 21:45:00 +0000 Clay Masters 8912 at http://iowapublicradio.org Drought's Impact on Iowa Trout Streams Could Intensify