Jacqueline Halbloom http://iowapublicradio.org en Iowa Arts Showcase Saturday at 11 and 5 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-arts-showcase-saturday-11-and-5 <p>Join host Jacqueline Halbloom for this month's Iowa Arts Showcase at 11Am or 5PM. Her guests include Iowa native Robert Lindsay-Nassif, speaking about his acclaimed Off-Broadway musical, <em>Opal</em>, to be produced this month in Cedar Rapids. Fri, 03 Jan 2014 23:27:26 +0000 Barney Sherman 34403 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Arts Showcase Saturday at 11 and 5 Iowa Arts Showcase at 5PM http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-arts-showcase-5pm-0 <p>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, <em>Breaking</em>, premiering on November 13 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. &nbsp;Then, in Cedar Falls, Dr. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:46:49 +0000 Barney Sherman 31421 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Arts Showcase at 5PM Opera in October (pt. 1): Romeo from DM http://iowapublicradio.org/post/opera-october-pt-1-romeo-dm <p>Tune in at noon as IPR&#39;s &quot;Opera in October&quot; series begins with the Des Moines Metro Opera&#39;s &quot;Romeo and Juliet.&quot; This production of Gounod&#39;s classic - known above all for its beautiful love duets - features Sara Gartland and Jason Slayden in the title roles. IPR&#39;s Jacqueline Halbloom produces and hosts the series.</p><p></p> Sat, 05 Oct 2013 16:59:00 +0000 Barney Sherman 30086 at http://iowapublicradio.org Opera in October (pt. 1): Romeo from DM Iowa Arts Showcase: Saturday 11AM & 5PM http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-arts-showcase-saturday-11am-5pm <p>Join us for October&rsquo;s Iowa Arts Showcase. Host Jacqueline Halbloom interviews: Jeff Fleming of the Des Moines Art Center about its upcoming <em>Gravity and Grace </em>exhibit featuring the art of El Anatsui; Iowa Composer&rsquo;s Forum members Jillian Whitaker of UNI and Jerry Owen of Coe College; actress Tanna Frederick, cofounder of the Iowa Independent Film Festival;&nbsp; and Bernard McDonald and Bruce Brown about their upcoming Simpson College opera productions.</p><p></p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 22:14:38 +0000 Barney Sherman 30126 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Arts Showcase: Saturday 11AM & 5PM Iowa Arts Showcase at 5PM http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-arts-showcase-5pm <p>Prepare to move to the beat of a different drummer on the September <em>Iowa Arts Showcase</em> as Matt Andreini discusses the Iowa/Hungary Percussion Project,&nbsp; which has commissioned works from three Iowan and three Hungarian composers for percussion duo. Also, Deborah Dakin &amp; Robert Elfline of Augustana College tell us about Laura Kaminsky's <em>And Trouble Came: An African AIDS Diary</em>, which they'll be performing in Davenport with the Tikkun Trio.&nbsp; Orchestra Iowa’s Tim Hankewich and Hancher's Chuck Swanson update us on their respective 2013-14 seasons. Fri, 13 Sep 2013 19:43:57 +0000 Barney Sherman 29061 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Arts Showcase at 5PM Brucemorchestra LIVE! Tonight at 7 PM http://iowapublicradio.org/post/brucemorchestra-live-tonight-7-pm <p>If you can't make it to Orchestra Iowa's annual outdoor concert at the Brucemore in Cedar Rapids, tune in to IPR Classical to hear it live. Tim Hankewich and co. will perform three Russian masterpieces everyone knows (and loves!): the <em>Polovtsian Dances </em>by Borodin (the basis of the song "Stranger in Paradise"); the Piano Concerto no. 2 of Rachmaninoff, featuring Iowa's extraordinary Miko Kominami as soloist; and Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony, with its rich drama, colorful evocations of Russian folk music, and barn-burning finale. Sun, 08 Sep 2013 04:19:40 +0000 Barney Sherman 28737 at http://iowapublicradio.org Brucemorchestra LIVE! Tonight at 7 PM