2013 - Studio H Photography


2013 - Studio H Photography

{ community events }dig it, yo!Spreading It AroundBell Tower TheaterApril 25-27A new comedy where a well-to-do widowstarts a foundation to give her money to peopletruly in need. Her greedy kids try to haveher declared incompetent. Bad idea! Finalperformances are Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Fridayand Saturday, 8 p.m. Tickets are $19. Thursdaysare Girls’ Night Out; all audience membersget a free glass of wine. For informationand to purchase tickets call 563-588-3377 orvisit us online at www.belltowertheater.net.Roller Derby FundrasierFriday, April 26, 6 p.m.Courtside Sports BarThe Dubuque Bomb Squad is a nonprofitall women’s flat track roller derbyleague made up solely of women whowork and live in the tri-state area. They’reholding a fundraiser/beanbag tournamentat Courtside Bar & Grill 2095 HolidayDr in Dubuque starting at 6 p.m. onFriday April 26. There’s a $10 per personbeanbag tournament fee ($50 1st place,$25 2nd place). A 7 p.m. raffle of prizesdonated by local businesses includingrestaurant gift cards, a tailgate partypackage, hotel accommodations, concerttickets and much more will be tons of fun.$1 (12 for $10) Raffle tickets will be sold inadvance at Courtside, by your local rollerderby girl, at the event, or by contactingdbqrollerderby@gmail.com. Proceedsfund league startup costs, bout productionequipment, travel expenses, ect.The Dubuque Bomb Squad would like tothank the community and its local businessesfor their continued support to helpkeep roller derby alive and well in the Tri-State Area. Visit them online @ facebook.com/DubuqueBombSquadRollerDerby.Celebrate YouSaturday, April 27, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.Sinsinawa MoundWhen is the last time you took some time foronly you? It’s finally time to devote a morningfor you alone!! Grab a friend, sister, mother,aunt or grandmother and come learn, laughand lounge at Celebrate You. Celebrate You isa morning experience designed to focus onthe gifts of mind, body and spirit among thewomen of the tri-states. This year’s event willtake place on Saturday, April 27 from 8 a.m. to1 p.m. at Sinsinawa Mound in Wisconsin. Costto attend is $40; part of the proceeds will goto the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Visit www.nicc.edu/celebrateyou or contact Krista Weitz,563.557.8271, ext. 139 or weitzk@nicc.edu.Rock Bowl RunLoras College Rock BowlApril 27, 8 a.m.The members of Loras College StudentUnion are hosting this inaugural 5krun which surround the Loras Collegecampus area. All of the profits will benefitthe Beautify Loras project which willenhance the aesthetics of the Loras CollegeCampus. Entry is $20 in advance,$25 the day of, and $15 for Loras students.This run will have multiple hills tochallenge your body, so come ready torun! See the ad below!Downtown CleanupSaturday, April 27, 8 - 11:30 a.m.Boys & Girls ClubDubuque Main Street invites you and 200other friends help to clean up the downtownarea from 22nd Street all the way down tothe Illinois bridge and Highway 20 connectoron Saturday, April 27, 8- 11:30 a.m. startingat The Boys & Girls Club,, 1299 Locust St.Call Dubuque Main Street at (563) 588-4400or email christie@dubuquemainstreet.org toregister your group!The Great Dig!Saturday, April 27, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.Upper Kerper Hall at Nativity ParishThe Great Dig to be held from 8am – 1pm,Saturday, April 27, 2013 in conjunctionwith the Dupaco City-wide Garage Sale.Donate your old “treasures” includingnovelties, art, art supplies, vintage or retrohousehold items, antiques, heirlooms,furniture, jewelry, books, curiosities, andvintage or antique clothing only. No largeappliances. Donations will be accepted atUpper Kerper Hall at Nativity Parish, 1225Alta Vista Street, in Dubuque on Thursday,April 25, 5:30-7pm, and Friday, April 26,5:30-7pm. This is strictly a fundraiser; allproceeds will go to fund The Great DrawStreet Art Competition 2013 and VisualArts Scholarship Fund 2014.Final Winter Farmers’ MarketSaturday, April 27, 9 a.m. - NoonNovember – AprilThe Colts Center, 1101 Central Ave.Vendors provide a wide variety ofproduce, meats, eggs, cheese and bakedgoods throughout the winter and thisis the last edition before the outdoormarket starts May 4.4 { april 25 - may 8, 2013 } 365ink Magazine | issue #185www.Dubuque365.com

{ community events }cubs vs. sox... them’s fightin’ words!Dubuque Chorale Presents –I Have Had Singing:The Legacy of the British IslesSaturday, April 27,Lecture at 6:15 p.m., Show at 7 p.m.Cathedral of St. Raphael, 231 Bluff St.Sunday, April 28, 3 p.m.St. Michael Catholic Church,227 South Bench St., Galena, ILThe Dubuque Chorale will celebratethe region’s British Isles heritage with aFREEprogram of song and history. Theperformance will feature Irish, Scottish,and English folk songs, as well as Britishsacred music. Along with the music,the Dubuque program at St. Raphael’sCathedral will explore the legacy of thearea’s Irish, Scottish, and English settlersthrough a photo collage by GaryOlsen and the Loras College Center forDubuque History, projected images,and presentations from the British Isles’immigrants’ living descendants. The mixof media--storytelling, music, and visualart--will truly capture the imagination ofall who come!Dancing With The StarsDubuque StyleSaturday, April 27, 6 - 9:30 p.m.Five Flags Center10 local business celebrities dancing theirheels off for their favorite local charity.Tickets are $40.00 per person and areavailable at Five Flags or through TicketMaster or call Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 Tickets may also be purchased inperson at Five Flags. Beer, wine and appetizerswill be provided.Spring Splurge Shopping EventSunday, April 28, Noon - 4:30 p.m.Best Western Midway HotelStop by to browse great brands from OrigamiOwl, Scentsy, Thirty One, doTERRA,Advocare, Velata, The Pampered Chef,Usborne Books, Pigtail Princess, JamberryNails, Grace Adele, Pink Zebra, DiscoveryToys, Tastefully Simple, Simply Said, andSignature Homestyles. Get something foryourself or find that perfect Mother’s Daygift! Cash & carry, free samples, and prizedrawing round out the event. Admissionis free. See the ad on page 6.www.Dubuque365.com365ink Magazine | issue #185 { april 25 - may 8, 2013 } 5

{ community events }i prefer to splurge year-round!at (563) 557-9200 or dwaid@dubuquechamber.com.For more information, visitwww.dubuquechamber.com.David Danielson EatonApril 28, 2 p.m.U.W. Platteville, CFAThe Center for the Arts at the University ofWisconsin-Platteville presents David EatonApril 28 2:00 p.m. in the Brodbeck ConcertHall. Organ player David DanielsonEaton’s career has taken him throughoutthe United States, Europe, and the Bahamas.Tickets for this event are $5 for generaladmission, $4 for faculty and senior citizens,$3 for children under 18, and $2 for UW-Platteville students. For tickets, call (608)-342-1298 or online at tickets.uwplatt.edu.The Chamber ExpoThursday, May 2, 4 - 8 p.m.Grand River CenterFrom 4:00-8:00 p.m. at the Grand River Center,Port of Dubuque, the Dubuque AreaChamber of Commerce is hosts its annualexpo, themed “Your Passport to Success.”Last year’s event hosted 100 booths and 300outside attendees. Prizes for best themedbooths and costumes will be awarded. Topurchase a booth, contact Damian WaidPuttzin’ Around DowntownFriday, May 3, NoonDubuque Main Street hosts a vintagevideogame-themed mini-golf tournamentand fundraiser from 12:00-5:00 p.m.in downtown Dubuque with a 19th HoleParty from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the RiverboatLounge, 200 Main St., Dubuque. Localbusinesses sponsor creative holes, andeveryone has a great time. Registration is$140 per foursome or $35 per person. Formore information or to register, visit www.dubuquemainstreet.org/puttzin.html.The Big Day of ServingSaturday, May 4The Big Day of Serving is a series of onedayyouth events in communities allacross the United States. Last year, 390youth and adults came to Dubuque toparticipate in a number of service projects,making our neighborhoods a betterplace to live. The morning begins with akickoff rally, followed by service projectsthroughout the city, and then an end-ofdaycelebration. For more information,contact Mark Beard, Community Director,at (563) 663-4599, marksr56@msn.com, orvisit www.thebigdayofserving.com.Heart WalkSaturday, May 4At 8:00 p.m. at the River Walk off of KerperBlvd., Dubuque, the American HeartAssociation (AHA) will host a walk to raisemoney to reduce deaths from heart diseaseand stroke. Lawson Brehm, soonto-bethree years old, was born withventricular septal defect (VSD) and underwentopen heart surgery. This year, Lawson’sfight will be honored at the walk.Participation is free, but walkers are askedto raise funds for the AHA. For more informationor to register, call (319) 378-1763 orvisit www.DubuqueIAHeartWalk.org.Free Comic Book DaySaturday, May 4Comic World, (Asbusy & J.F.K.)All across America, the first Saturday of Mayeach year happens to be Free Comic BookDay and locally, Comic World at 2300 JFK iscelebrating by ... well, giving away free comicbooks. Not unlike National Record Store Day,Free Comic Book Day is a way for local comicbook stores to reward loyal customers andgenerate some interest in new potential customers.Special guests include Jeff Dyer, SteveOtt and Ryan Schrodt. The store will be open10 a.m. to midnight that Saturday. For moreinfo, call 563-584-1762.Rotary Club of Galena’sDerby Glitz Gala & AuctionMay 4, 4 p.m.Galena Convention CenterFind fabulous one-of-a-kind items youwon’t find anywhere else includingspecialty Wines, Galena Cellars VineyardPackages, a Galena Territory Lot,6 { april 25 - may 8, 2013 } 365ink Magazine | issue #185www.Dubuque365.com

{ community events } i find my waistline to me migratory.helicopter ride, airplane ride, jewelry,LCD T.V.’selevisions, original artwork, besheriff for a day, and, cars, jet ski’s, an ATV,plus vacations, vacations, vacations andmuch, much more! Hat parade and austionbegin after the Kentucky Derby (PostTime 5:24 p.m.). Hors d’ ouvres catered byFried Green Tomatoes. Tickets are $50 inadvance / $60 at the door.Blacklight ShakespeareFriday & Sat., May 10 & 11, 7:30 p.m.St. Joseph Auditorium, Loras CollegeThe Loras Players present this playadapted and written by Director of TheatreDoug Donald. Removing a number ofShakespeare’s monologues and sonnetsfrom their context and limiting actors tousing their voice and specific visual elements– a mask, the hands, and a prop –under black light, this production is a new,experimental experience of Shakespeare.For more information, visit www.loras.edu.and columnist, teaches two workshopfor writers aspiring to be published. May12, “The Hardest Part is Getting Started,”focuses on the basics of successful writingfor publication. May 19, “Agents and Editorsand Publishers – Oh My!,” focuses on thedifference between good and bad agentsand publishers and why today’s writerneeds an online presence. Each workshopis $15. For more information, visit www.rlb2e.com. See the ad on the facing page!Green Bay PackersTailgate TourMaking First Ever Iowa Stop in DbqMay 16th, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.Grand River CenterThe Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour,’ willmake a first-ever Iowa in Dubuque on May16th, 6 p.m. at the Grand River Center in supportof Camp Albrecht Acres. Tour celebritieswill include Packers President/CEOMark Murphy, players Jarrett Bush, RandallCobband Alex Green, and Packers alumniSantana Dotson, Aaron Taylor and FrankWinters. Only general admission tickets arestill available for $5 at Dubuque Kwik Stops,which includes access to the Q-and-A sessionsas well as tailgate party activities. Foodand beverage will be available for purchase.Migratory Bird Day & BandingSaturday, May 11, 9 - 11 a.m.Mines of SpainFrom 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at the Catfish Creekcanoe launch of the Mines of Spain RecreationArea, Dubuque, everyone is welcometo this free event celebrating American birdmigration. David Shealer and Dan Wennyfrom Loras College will be on hand to provideinformation on migratory birds thatcome to the area for the summer to nestor rest. They will also be banding and collectinginformation on the birds. Bring binocularsto spot birds up in the tree tops oracross the creek. For more information, callthe E. B. Lyons Interpretive Center at (563)556-0620 or visit www.minesofspain.org.Beginning Writing for PublicationSundays, May 12 & 19, 6 -8 p.m.River Lights Bookstore, 1098 Main St.,Mary Potter Kenyon, award winning authorwww.Dubuque365.comTaming of the ShrewFriday-Sunday,May 17-19, 7 p.m.Flora Park PlaygroundMay 18 and 19, 2:00 p.m.Dubuque Renaissance FaireTrainwreck Productions presents an hourlong adaptation of Shakespeare’s play, fullof physical comedy and stage combat. Previewsof the play will take place at 12:00p.m. at DubuqueFest Fine Arts Festival,Washington Park and Town Clock Plaza,Dubuque. All performances are free; donationsare accepted. For more information,visit www.TrainwreckProductions.org.365ink Magazine | issue #185 { april 25 - may 8, 2013 } 7

{ community events } looks like a big band traffic jam!weather, the concert will move inside. Afree will offerings will be accepted. Formore information, call (563) 566-0620 orvisit www.minesofspain.orginterpreter, Billy McGuigan, backed by therockin’ Rave On Band, ignites the stageand breathes new life into the music ofBuddy Holly. In this rock and roll tour-deforce,audiences will experience all thethrills of a Buddy Holly concert re-imagined.For tickets or more information, visitwww.ohnwardfineartscenter.com.Summer Songs of the 50’s & 60’sSaturday, May 18The Grand Opera HouseAt 7:30 p.m. at the Grand Opera House,135 W. 8th St., Dubuque, the 30-pieceGrand Pops Orchestra and Chorus underthe direction of Paul Hemmer will presentsummertime hits of the 50s and 60s withguest soloists. Hear many of your favoritehit songs from that wonderful era ofpopular music. For tickets or more information,call (563) 588-1305 or visit www.thegrandoperahouse.com.It Was a Beautiful CountrySaturday, May 18, 7 p.m.E.B. Lyons / Mines of SpainAt 7:00 p.m. at E. B. Lyons InterpretiveCenter, 8991 Bellevue Hts., Dubuque, TheMedicine Band presents a rock opera concertabout Black Hawk, leader and warriorof the Sauk Native American tribe,as a fundraiser for land expansion at theMines of Spain. Bring your lawn chairs forthis outdoor concert. In case of inclementRave On! Plus... Classic, Rod &Custom Car Show & Flea MarketCar Show from Noon - 4 p.m .Showtime: Saturday, May 18, 7 p.m.Ohnward Fine Arts CenterFrom 12:00-4:00 p.m. in the Ohnward FineArts Center parking lot and lobby, 1215 E.Platt St., Maquoketa, IA, check out this carshow and flea market. Car registration isfrom 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.; cost is $10. Allmakes and models of classic, rod, and customcars are welcome. Trophies will be givento the top 20 cars with one Best of Show trophyto be awarded. Tables at the flea marketcost $10; call (563) 652-9815 to reserve yourspot. Admission to the car show and fleamarket is free. Sandwiches, soda, beer andwine will be available. For more information,visit www.ohnwardfineartscenter.com.At 7:00 p.m. at the Ohnward Fine ArtsCenter, America’s premiere Buddy HollyScruffy Shuffle5K Fun Run/WalkSaturday, May 18With check-in at 8:00 a.m. and runningand walking starting at 9:00 a.m. at 4242Chavenelle Rd., Dubuque, this DubuqueRegional Humane Society 5K Fun Run/Walk fundraiser with vendor booths,games, and M&M Pony Rides will benefitanimal welfare in the tri-state area. Thisis a popular pet-friendly event, althoughpets are not required to participate. Formore information or to register, visitwww.dbqhumane.org. Registration formsare also available at both the main andKennedy Mall shelter locations.Children’s PartySunday, May 19, 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.Dubuque ArboretumFrom 11:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at the DubuqueArboretum & Botanical Gardens, 3800Arboretum Dr., Dubuque, a children’sparty will be held with games, Disneycharacters, and cookie frosting. Admissionis $1 per child. For more information, visitwww.dubuquearboretum.com.Big Band ConcertsMay 19, 5-8 p.m.Hotel Julien DubuqueKen Killian’s 15 member Classic Big Bandwill be performing at the Hotel JulienDubuque on Sunday May 19th from5-8 p.m.. You’ll get to hear more “new”arrangements that have been preservedfrom the Jurgens library along with someother tunes that have a “newer” wrinkleto them! Additional Classic Big BandSundays for 2013 are June 30th (their30th Anniversary, by the way.....yes, therewill be cake!) August 18th, and October13th. Performances will all be in theGrande Ballroom of the Hotel Julien, andtickets are available at the door or by calling608-348-3748. Additianally, Ken’s JazzTrio will be appearing in the Hotel Julien’sRiverboat Lounge on Wednesdays from5-7 p.m. through the end of March.8 { april 25 - may 8, 2013 } 365ink Magazine | issue #185www.Dubuque365.com

{ community events / garage sales } get off my lawn!DixielandSundaysSundays, 5 p.m.River’s EdgePlazaDubuque’s Americana Band, aka GuerrillaBand or Band of Infidels, will be playingDixieland and ragtime music in the AmericanTrust gazebo by the riverfront outsidethe Ice Harbor this summer. Weather andmayflies permitting, the group will startplaying about 5 p.m. on Sundays startingnow. They will play traditional Dixielandmusic as the riverboat Twilight docks, andthe Spirit of Dubuque leaves the Ice Harborfor the Sunday evening cruise. Uniquely,anyone can show up and join the groupand jam with them. For more details visitwww.americanaband-dbq.com.Matt & BenFri-Sun, May 31-June 2 & June 7-9Five Flags TheaterAt 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2:00p.m. Sundays in the Bijou Room of theFive Flags Theater, 405 Main St., Dubuque,Fly-by-Night Productions presents a comedyby Mindy Kaling and Brenda Withers.How did Matt Damon and Ben Affleckcome up with the screenplay Good WillHunting that awarded them Oscar goldand made them elite Hollywood stars?This hilarious play takes us back to thepivotal moment in 1996 when the finishedscript that would change their livesfell from the ceiling. For more information,visit www.flybynightdubuque.com.See page 28 for details on Dubuquefestweekend including Dubuquefest FineArts Festival, The Dubuque RenaissanceFestival and the Old House Enthusiasts Tour!Community-WideGarage SalesEpworthThursday - Saturday, April 25-27From 4 p.m. till dusk Thursday and Friday andagain from 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, over 50vendors will participate in Epworth’s annualmega-sale. Maps showing the location of allsales will be available at the Quik’N Handiat 206 South Center Ave., Epworth, IA. Visitwww.ci.epworth.ia.us the Wednesday before.Dubuque, IASaturday, April 27Dupaco’s annual Community-Wide GarageSale event is back! Those who host a sale aspart of the Community-Wide Garage Sale andregister their sale in advance (either online orat any Dupaco Community Credit Union location)will receive a complimentary Garage SaleKit, available for pickup at any branchlocation. All registered sale locationswill be included in a Community-WideGarage Sale Shoppers’ Directory. Registeringa sale is absolutely FREE. As garage salesare registered, their locations - along witha description of sale items - can be viewedonline. Printed directories, including a mapof registered sale locations, sale times anddescriptions, will also be made available. Registerand search Garage Sales online at www.dupaco.com.Platteville, WISaturday, May 11Read the description for Dubuque, then thinkPlatteville. Same deal different day. Registerand find sales online at www.dupaco.com.Asbury, IAFriday & Saturday, May 3 & 4Find sale listings online at www.cityofasbury.com. To place an ad for your garage sale,please email your information to info@cityofasbury.com.All listings need to be submittedby Friday, April 26. For more information,contact Asbury City Hall at (563) 556-7106.www.Dubuque365.com365ink Magazine | issue #185 { april 25 - may 8, 2013 } 9

{ torque fest ‘13 } get that pile of bolts outta here!Hot Rod & MotorcycleQualificationsVintage Torque Fest is a unique kind ofcar show and because it is so differentfrom other shows entry requirements andqualifications have created some confusion.Before we get into the finer points ofthe show’s focus, potential exhibitors andguests should understand that Torque Festorganizers welcome everyone to come out,show off your ride and learn a little bit moreabout the particular aesthetic and cultureVintage Torque Fest celebrates.So what is this Vintage Torque Fest about?And does your classic car qualify for entryinto the “official” show? Because the term“hot rod” can be interpreted pretty broadly,it should be noted that Vintage Torque Festis limited to pre-1965 vintage-style hot rods,pre-1975 motorcycles, and one-of-a-kindcustoms. Let’s unpack the concept a bit.Vintage Torque Fest celebrates the hot rodculture that sprang up after World War II,when young soldiers returned and beganusing the technical skills they learned in themilitary to customize stock vehicles for funand for racing. They chopped and modifiedthem in all sorts of ways, mostly to makethem lighter and more powerful. When theFord Mustang was introduced in 1965, itbegan the era of the muscle car, essentiallytaking the hot rod’s game plan into thefactory. While muscle cars are cool, TorqueFest (and other similar vintage hot rodshows) celebrate the original do-it-yourselfaesthetic of that pre-’65 era.As such, some of the cars at Vintage TorqueFest might look a bit rough to those used toseeing showroom-perfect restorations atother car shows. You will see some beautifullydetailed customs, but you will also seehot rods with simple, flat paint jobs, visiblewelds, unfinished surfaces, and even rustthat acknowledges the history of the vehicle.Stock parts are not considered as importantas period-appropriate substitutions ormodifications. All of them reflect the personalitiesof the guys that saved them fromthe salvage yard and keep them running.What you won’t see at Vintage Torque Festare “street rods” or “art cars.” Street rodsembrace later materials and technologicaldevelopments that aren’t authentic to theoriginal hot rod style like billet (machinedaluminum wheels and parts), airbrushedmural graphics, and digital gauges. Likewise,cars that feature more modern equipmentlike independent front suspensionsand electronic fuel injection generally donot fit the style, especially on fenderless oropen engine cars. Kit cars and cars accessorizedthrough the addition of catalogparts are not consistent with the vintage hotrod practice of scrounging scrap yards andswap meets for period parts and materials.Art cars are a bit more difficult to define butcan include cars painted or accessorizedaround a theme (skeleton, pumpkin, rat,etc.). If an accessory was added for shockvalue or humor, the vehicle might be consideredan art car.The show will not accept any cars producedafter 1964, unless it’s a model thatmaintained a pre-’65 body style into a latermodel year. Vintage Torque Fest will accept1949 stock original or restored classics.Some might be surprised that Torque Festis not all that interested in newer stock classiccars or classics that have been restoredusing original parts. Not that vintage hotrod enthusiasts don’t have a great appreciationfor anyone who has labored to preserveor restore an original antique vehicle,but like the later street rods or muscle cars,it’s just not the style of this particular show.Keep in mind, that the limited focus of thisshow is what brings hot rod clubs fromaround the country to Vintage Torque Fest.In a similar vein, the “Motor Psycho” RoundUp is a motorcycle show of vintage pre-1975custom motorcycles, bobbers and choppers.The show is open to vintage bikesfrom the likes of Norton, Triumph, HarleyDavidson, Indian, BSA, and even Japanesemademotorcycles that fit with the show’sold-school/traditional aesthetic. Pre-1975café racers and pre-1965 stock motorcyclesare welcome. Art bikes, stock bikes, twin camHarleys, and West Coast Choppers or OCCstylecustoms are not in the vibe of the show.While newer stock and restored cars, streetrods, muscle cars, sports cars and otherperformance vehicles will not be acceptedinto the “official” Vintage Torque Fest show,they are welcome at the event and will beable to park in the “Classic and Chrome” orVIP parking areas, in effect an extension ofthe main show. Likewise, OCC-style custombikes, touring bikes and post-’75 Harleysare welcome at Torque Fest and will have aspecial parking area. To delve deeper intothe finer points of qualification, a full list ofentry requirements can be found online atwww.vintagetorquefest.com.It wasn’t until after we did our cover shoot thatwe found out the super cool bike we used in theshoot didn’t quite fit the technical requitementsof Torquefest. But owner/builder Justin Strandfrom Bishop’s Custom Cycles in Boscobel, WIwas real nice guy and the story of buildingthe bike so his brother Mike could again ridea motorcycle was a pretty awesome. Jason isa metal fabricator and Mike is the artist whopaints tanks and does custom leather work. It’s agreat team turing out sweet rides! Thanks guys.www.Dubuque365.com365ink Magazine | issue #185 { april 25 - may 8, 2013 } 13

{ torque fest ‘13 }i’ll race ya for pinks!...continued from page 12It’s the unique niche that brings vintage hot rodenthusiasts in from around the country, most drivingtheir cars the entire distance. These are notshowroom cars that sit parked in a garage. In fact,over 500 cars are pre-registered this year, crushinglast year’s pre-registration total of about 100 cars.“This year we’ve got registrations from Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania, Canada, Oklahoma, Colorado, Texas,those guys from Florida are driving up again, NorthCarolina,” Wells lists off the top of his head. “Hot RodEd is coming from New York again. It’s a nationalshow that’s coming to town. A lot of guys don’t realizethat but in this realm this show is a big deal. Sowe hope that the city of Dubuque will get behind itand appreciate that these guys that are coming intotown with their old cars and their hot rods and theircustom cars and their vintage motorcycles.”Those arriving early can join local hot rod andclassic car owners in the Thursday night Pre-PartyParade. Organized in partnership with Gary Dusterof Graffiti Nights, the weekly Thursday eveninggathering of classic cars in East Dubuque, theparade will be staged in the McGraw-Hill parkinglot at the Port of Dubuque before crossing the 3rdStreet Bridge into Dubuque’s downtown.“The parade is open to the public so if people wantto come downtown and just watch all the cars goby, it will be a way for them to see the cars in motionactually driving by and then we’ll go back down toMcGraw-Hill for a special Graffiti Nights just likethey host in East Dubuque,” Wells explained. “Thisis open to all classic cars, new American muscle …if you’ve got a cool motorcycle, bring it out andyou can be part of the parade. It’s not like our showwhere you have to meet certain qualifications toget in. Everybody should just come on down andbe part of the parade. It’s free and we’re all justgetting together and having a good time. It’s a funway to kick off the weekend.”Torque Fest weekend itself gets started Friday afternoonwith the gates opening to the public at noon.The festival will host a second rolling exhibition onFriday afternoon at 3 p.m., the Backroads CountryCruise, which will wind through Dubuque Countybackroads from the Fairgrounds to the Dyersville’sField of Dreams, Toy Museum, and the Country Junctionrestaurant before returning to the Fairgroundsfor a pin up fashion show, and the beginning of livemusic on three stages and racing on the dirt track.“Basically, when we get back it’s non-stop the rest ofthe night,” said Wells. “We’ve got multiple bands onmultiple stages. The last band that night starts at 11so it’s definitely a lot of bang for your buck.”...continued on page 30Show and Track Events ScheduleWith the move to Dubuque Vintage Torque Fest expands to celebrate afull weekend of hot rod culture beginning Thursday, May 2 and continuingthrough Sunday, May 5. There is a whole lot to see and do so check outthe schedule and plan your itinerary accordingly. It should be noted thatall times are approximate. See the live music schedule for stage times.THURSDAYPre-Party Parade: Planned in coordination with Gary Duster of GraffitiNights (held every Thursday in East Dubuque, May through September)and the Dubuque Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Pre-Party Paradewill kick off the Torque Fest weekend with a classic car cruise from thePort of Dubuque into downtown and down Main Street. Open to allhot rods, classics and American muscle cars, staging for the parade willbegin at 5 p.m. at the McGraw-Hill Parking Lot with parade cruisinginto downtown about 6 p.m. The parade route will cross the 3rd StreetBridge to Locust, turn back towards Main at 9th Street and follow Mainback to 3rd Street. For more details, visit vintagetorquefest.com.FRIDAY11:00 a.m. Staging: Cars are allowed to stage in the front parking area.11:30 a.m. PRE REGISTERED cars will be allowed in.12:00 p.m. Open to Public3:00 p.m. Backroads Country Cruise: A 45-mile round trip cruise toDyersville’s Field of Dreams, Toy Museum, and back.4:45 p.m. Pin Up Girl Fashion Show: Cool styles on some classy dames!5:00 p.m. Midwest Jalopies: Vintage stock car racing.6:00 p.m. Flat Track MN Motorcycle Exhibition8:00 p.m. Final Heats/Vendor Buildings Close8:00 p.m. Flat Track MN, Midwest Jalopies, Chain Racing final heats.8:30 p.m. Chain Racing: Front car has no brakes, only gas – 4 foot chainis attached to car behind that has no engine, only brakes!9:15 p.m. Voodoo Kings Ring of Fire: FLAME THROWING CARS!SATURDAY7:30 a.m. PRE REGISTERED cars will be allowed in.8:00 a.m. OPEN TO PUBLIC/Hot Rod Parking – Registered Cars areallowed to park inside the fairgrounds.10:00 a.m. Vintage Mini Bike & Go Kart Exhibition on the track10:45 a.m. Drivers Meeting (mandatory @ Stage 1, for dirt track drivers).11:00 a.m. Flat Track MN Motorcycle Exhibition11:30 a.m. Exhibition hot rods on the track1:15 p.m. Flat Track MN Motorcycle Exhibition2:45 p.m. Vintage Mini Bike & Go Kart Exhibition on the track3:15 p.m. Flat Track MN Motorcycle Exhibition3:30 p.m. Exhibition hot rods on the track (last chance!)4:30 p.m. TRACK CLOSES4:30 p.m. Art Auction: ORIGINAL art from artists around the world,Building B, in support of www.helpinghannahsheart.org.6:30 p.m. Vendors close.SUNDAY8:00 a.m. Vintage Drag Racing:Tri-State Raceway in Earlville IA, right off Highway 20. All cars are welcome at thisevent in the special cruise in area. (Please respect the VINTAGE aspect of the dayand allow only the qualifying cars make passes at the Tri-State Raceway.)9:00 a.m. Vintage Drag Racing:14 { april 25 - may 8, 2013 } 365ink Magazine | issue #185www.Dubuque365.com

{ torque fest ‘13 }you had me a thrust.Music & Entertainment ScheduleTorque Fest 2013 features three stages of live music andentertainment, showcasing a range of rockabilly, psychobilly,outlaw and honky tonk country, cow punk, garagerock, surf, and good ol’ rock-n-roll. Note that Stage 3 is anoutdoor stage and is dependent on weather.Stages noted by #1, #2, #3FRIDAY5:00 p.m. # 1, Death By Rodeo – outlaw country / rockabilly6:00 p.m. # 2, Surf Zombies – instrumental surf6:30 p.m. # 3, 3 On The Tree – rockabilly7:00 p.m. # 1, Muddy Udders – Garage8:30 p.m. # 2, The Von Ehrics – Texas-style country punk9:00 p.m. # 1, LÁssassins – female angst-garage rock9:45 p.m. # 2, Captain Stab-Tuggo – sideshow preview10 p.m. # 2, The Heroine – kick-you-in-the-teeth rock11 p.m. # 1, The Afterdarks – psychobillySATURDAY11:00 a.m. # 1, Miss Torque Thrust Pin Up Contest12:00 p.m. # 2, Misery Jackals – bluegrass punk12:30 p.m. # 3, Babe Miller and His 10-4’s – honky tonk1:00 p.m. # 1, Dale Watson – REAL country!1:30 p.m. # 2, Concrete Rivals – heavy surf1:45 p.m. # 3, The Alder Kings – not your daddy’s surf band2:45 p.m. # 2, Captain Stab-Tuggo – (not for squeamish)3:45 p.m. # 2, Labretta Suede & Motel 6 – garage rock3:00 p.m. # 1, The Royal Rhythmaires – 40’s/50’s r&b4:30 p.m. # 3, Art Auction – (in Building B)5:30 p.m. # 2, Car Club Picks & Awards6:30 p.m. # 2, Delilah DeWylde / Lost Boys - rockabilly trio8: p.m. # 2, Hot Rod Hucksters – neo rockabilly10 p.m. # 2, Krank Daddies – raw rippin’ rock-n-rollMissTorque ThrustClassic Pin Up Con-test, Saturday, 11 a.m.America’s hot rod cul- ture developed in the postwargarages of the ‘40s, ‘50s and early ‘60s and youcan bet those garages all had calendars featuring themid-century ideal of feminine beauty – the Pin Up.In celebration of true hot rod culture of that classicera, Vintage Torque Fest 2013 hosts the return of“Miss Torque Thrust,” a classic Pin Up Contest, Saturday,May 4 from 11 a.m. Like the hot rods and customcars that are a part of Vintage Torque Fest, the Pin UpContest has specific rules as to who can enter andwhat kind of dress is appropriate for the contest.What both contestants and spectators should understandis that this is a pin up contest, not a wet T-shirtcontest and there will be no stripper pole in sight.(This is a family-friendly event, after all.) Contestantstry to recreate the look of vintage pin ups of the classicera – the kind of thing you might see in a GI’s locker ora calendar in a ‘50s garage. Sexy? Sure, but demureas well. Successful contestants should be dressed inperiod-correct style clothing. Anything too modern ortoo revealing will not be allowed. Organizers remindus that the stag films of the late ‘50s were the equivalentof today’s Victoria’s Secret commercial, and that isaltogether too much for the Pin Up Contest. After all,they claim they are trying “to class up the joint withsome pretty women.”For this year’s Pin Up Contest, over 30 contestantssigned up in advance with the top 15 being chosenby votes cast by “likes” on the Vintage Torque FestFacebook page to advance to Round 2. (You can seephotos of all contestants and “vote” through Monday,April 29.) For Round 2, the Final 5 will be chosen by theTorque Fest audience, with a panel of judges determiningthe Top 3 winners including the lovely ladycrowned as Miss Torque Thrust 2013.www.Dubuque365.com365ink Magazine | issue #185 { april 25 - may 8, 2013 } 15

{ budweiser live music listings • april 25 - may 17 }TRI-STATE LIVE MUSICThursday, April 25Marty RaymonGrape Escape, 7 PMBret MichaelsMississippi Moon Bar, 8 PMJazz Night with‘Round Midnight TrioMonk’s Kaffee Pub, 8 PMStatue of LibertyThe Cornerstone, 8:30 PMFriday, April 26Johnnie WalkerStone Cliff Wine & Beer Bar, 7 PMChug MonkeyDubuque Driving Range, 7 PMSnek PeekTimmerman’s, 7 PMThe Lonely GoatsDigital Conversion BenefitMindframe Theaters, 8 PMKruzer, Georgie’s Skyline, 8 PMNick StikaGrape Escape, 8 PMRoy SchroedlThe Cornerstone, 8 PMCorey Jenny & Mojo BustedSteve’s Pizza, 8 PMEvergreen Grass BandThe Lift, 9 PMLipstick SlickNorthside Bar, 9 PMAwesome SauceThe Depot, Cuba City, 9 PMAgainst All OddsNight Owl Saloon, 9 PMCountry TraditionMooney Hollow Barn, 7 PMTen Gallon HatGalena Brewing Co., 7:30 PMJon ConoverFrank O’Dowd’s Pub, 7:30 PMClub 84: Purple PartyMississippi Moon Bar, 8 PMHunks: The ShowMystique Casino, 8 PMZero 2 SixtyThe Yardarm, 8 PMIgnighterSurf, East Dubuque, 8 PMRiver GlenThe Cornerstone, 8 PMThe Lonely GoatsGrape Escape, 8 PMJohnny TrashHammerheads, 9 PMJabberbox, Budde’s, 9 PMHard SalamiDirty Ernie’s, 9 PMBad Habits, Scooters, 9 PMAdam BartelsThe Depot, Cuba City, 9 PMSunday, April 28Open Mic with Scott RischeGrape Escape, 12 PMFever River String BandCouncil Hill Station, 1 PMOpen Mic with Lenny WayneThe Cornerstone, 1 PMLarry Michael, Wheel Inn, 3 PMWheel HouseNew Diggings General Store,3:30 PMTuesday, April 30Castaneda & HealyRiverboat Lounge, 4 PMWednesday, May 1Ken Killian Jazz QuartetRiverboat Lounge, 5 PMAcoustic Jam with Ryan GetzThe Cornerstone, 6 PMLaughing Moon ComedyComedy $10KMississippi Moon Bar, 7 & 9 PMThursday, May 2Laughing Moon ComedyComedy $10KMississippi Moon Bar, 7 & 9 PMFever River String BandGrape Escape, 7 PMJazz Night with‘Round Midnight TrioMonk’s Kaffee Pub, 8 PMThe Afterdarks, 11 PMAll @ Vintage Torque FestDubuque County Fairgrounds(See Page 15)SunshinePoopy’s, 6 PMLaughing Moon ComedyComedy $10KMississippi Moon Bar, 7 & 9 PMArtie & The Pink CatillacsDubuque Driving Range, 7 PMAndy WilberdingTimmerman’s, 7 PMIan GouldFrank O’Dowd’s Pub, 7:30 PMBryan Popp & Corey JennyMystique Casino, 8 PMSteve Cavanaugh& Randy DroesslerSpirits, 8 PMEugene Smiles ProjectThe Yardarm, 8 PMJon ConoverFrank O’Dowd’s Pub, 7:30 PMTaste Like ChickenSandy Hook Tavern, 10 PMStatue of LibertyEronel, 9 PMThe Lonely GoatsSandy Hook Tavern, 6 PMThe SkywalkersThe Cornerstone, 8:30 PMJustin MorriseyGrape Escape, 8 PMPulseMississippi Moon Bar, 8 PMHunks: The ShowMystique Casino, 8 PMLaura McDonald & Jeff WeydertSpirits, 8 PMBuzz BerriesThe Yardarm, 8 PMSaturday, April 27Campfire KingsGrape Escape, 2 PMCrude But EffectiveCouncil Hill Station, 4 PMLaura McDonald & Jeff WeydertStone Cliff Wine & Beer Bar, 7 PMMighty Short BusThe Lift, 9 PMMassey RoadSpirits, 9 PMPlayground of SoundJumpers, 9 PMHot MessNorthside Bar, 9 PMDavid Danielson EatonCFA, UW-Platteville, 7:30 PMMiss Kitty’s Quiz ShowGrape Escape, 8 PMMonday, April 29The Midnight SwingerMississippi Moon Bar, 6 AMFriday, May 3Death By Rodeo, 5 PMSurf Zombies, 6 PM3 On The Tree, 6:30 PMMuddy Udders, 7 PMThe Von Ehrics, 8:30 PMLÁssassins, 9 PMCaptain Stab-Tuggo, 9:45 PMThe Heroine, 10 PMKen WheatonThe Cornerstone, 8 PMMike Mangione & The UnionEronel, 9 PMEnemies of ConfusionSandy Hook Tavern, 10 PM...continued on page 24www.Dubuque365.com365ink Magazine | issue #185 { april 25 - may 8, 2013 } 17

{ 365 dining: little tokyo } sake to me!insure most of the ingredients in their kitchen are the sameones used in those Tokyo restaurants.Little Tokyoby Rich BelmontLittle Tokyo is appropriately named all right. It is located inGalena, IL at the corner of Main and Franklin Streets. Whenyou dine there it is as if you are in a very professional andexpensive restaurant in Tokyo, Japan’s largest city. But ofcourse without the hassle and the great expense!We are so fortunate to have a place providing us with authenticJapanese cuisine dedicated to waking up our Midwest tastebuds. So I’m perplexed when I speak with local citizens whotell me they will not go there because they don’t like Sushi orare afraid to taste raw seafood. Apparently, many people don’tunderstand what Little Tokyo is so perhaps an explanation is inorder. Yes, it is a Sushi Bar but it is also a Japanese Restaurant.Besides Sushi and Sashimi there are many beef and chickendishes on the menu. You can choose Tempura, Teriyaki andHibachi Style too, but wait… I’m getting ahead of myself.Little Tokyo was started over 3years ago by Michael Zhu (left)and his wife Amy Chen. Theyboth grew up in mainlandChina, Michael in ShanggiuPrefecture and Amy in Fujian.They did not know each otherwhen they immigrated toNew York City. As fate wouldhave it they soon foundjobs working at Umi Sushi &Hibachi Japanese Restaurantin Toms River, New Jersey.Amy worked in all facets of the restaurant’s operations whileMichael trained under Yoshi, a renowned Master Sushi Chef.After cupid shot his arrow Michael and Amy got married andproceeded to start a family. They decided to get away from thecrowded city and suburban life and had friends in and aroundDubuque and Galena. The rest, as they say, is history.Operating a Sushi Bar and Japanese Restaurant in the Midwestis challenging. Michael and Amy drive to Chicago once ortwice a week to buy Sushi Grade seafood from a Japanesewholesaler. They also work with several other suppliers toThe result is a bill of fare featuring all sorts of genuineJapanese cuisine. The menu is extensive, eleven pages tobe exact. There are sections for Appetizers from the Kitchen,Appetizers from the Sushi Bar, Soup, Salad, Sushi and Sashimi,Dinners from the Kitchen, Hibachi Dinners, Bento Box Dinners,and Desserts just to name a few.There are 18 appetizers from the kitchen and six Sushi andSashimi rolls from the Sushi bar. Each one is excellent in its ownright. For example Gyoza (above, left) is pan fried dumplingswith a special sauce. Harumaki are Japanese spring rolls stuffedwith bok choy and carrots. There is Shrimp Tempura (above,right) and Yaki Tori Chicken on skewers with teriyaki sauce.Little Tokyo300 N. Main Street, Galena, IL 61036 ,815-777-8883HOURS: Sun – Mon: 11 am – 9:00 pm, Tues: Closed,Wed – Thu: 11 am – 9 pm, Fri – Sat: 11 am – 9:30 pmDINING STYLE: Casual NOISE LEVEL: ConversationalRECOMMENDATIONS: Gyoza, Beef Tataki, SashimiAppetizer, Kani Salad, Chicken Teriyaki, SweetheartRoll, Tiger Roll, Romeo & Juliet Roll, Little TokyoTrio, Bento Box, Dynamite Roll, Ice Cream Tempura,Cheese Cake Tempura, Mochi Ice CreamLIQUOR SERVICE: Full Bar; Sake BombPRICES: Appetizers: $3.95 - $10.95Entrées: $12.95 to $30.00, Sushi: $3.75 to $17.95;PAY OPTIONS: Cash, Debit, All Credit. No checksRESERVATIONS: YesACCESSIBILITY: Front door and RestroomsKIDS POLICY: Appetizers, BoosterTAKE OUT: Yes DELIVERY: No CATERING: YesPARKING: On streetThen there is the exquisite Sashimi appetizer with 7 pieces ofassorted raw fish each one with its own exciting flavor. Myfavorite starter is the Beef Tataki: scorched thinly sliced beefbathing in an enticing Ponzu Sauce (at rigth). Ponzu is apopular marinade and dipping sauce. It is basically soy saucewith the addition of dried fish flakes to add richer flavor, mirin, alow alcohol rice wine for a touch of sweetness.For those of you who are not seafood fans there are wonderfuldinners like Chicken Teriyaki (above) with lightly batteredsweet potato. There is also, Black Angus Choice Grade FiletMignon Hibachi dinner, Chicken, Shrimp or VegetableTempura dinners or Chicken Katsu. This last one is a chickencutlet with Tonkatsu which is a honey teriyaki sauce.Now I see some of you may be wondering what these termslike Hibachi and Teppanyaki mean. Hibachi is actually aheating device containing charcoal but in the US it becameto be thought of as an iron hot plate. On the other hand,Teppanyaki is a style of Japanese cooking using an iron griddleto grill, broil or pan fry. In the United States the words Hibachiand Teppanyaki have become synonymous. All of the usualfoods cooked on Teppanyaki grills are available at Little Tokyoincluding beef, shrimp, scallops, lobster, chicken and assortedvegetables. Hibachi Steakhouses cook on Teppanyaki grillsso in effect Little Tokyo is a Japanese Steakhouse only yourdinners are cooked in the kitchen instead of at your table.My favorite Hibachi dinner is the Little Tokyo Trio for Two (above).A huge plate of fried rice, chunks of shrimp, filet mignon andchicken plus vegetables is expertly stir fried in soybean oil and26 { april 25 - may 8, 2013 } 365ink Magazine | issue #185www.Dubuque365.com

{ 365 dining: little tokyo }sushi is way too addicting!brought to the table for two people to enjoy together.Tempura is simply food that has been battered and deep fried.Michael prepares his own Tempura batter. He mixes it in smallbatches making sure it is neither too thin nor too thick andkept very cold by keeping it immersed in a cold water bath.Teriyaki is a Japanese cooking technique where foods arebroiled or grilled while being basted in a marinade. Here too,Michael prepares his own Teriyaki sauce in the traditional waymixing soy sauce, mirin, honey and sugar.Michael is the Sushi Chef (Itamae) and he is skilled andsupremely talented as well. Fresh, high quality fish does notmake good Sushi unless it is in the hands of a professional artist.Here are a few things you might not know about Sushi (sueshee).First of all, it is not unusual for Sushi Bars to be staffedby Chinese. The original type of Sushi was first made inSoutheast Asia along the Mekong Delta and then spread toChina way before it was first introduced in Japan. The wordSushi literally means “sour tasting” and refers to the speciallyprepared vinegared rice. Sushi is actually sticky rice with smallbite-sized pieces of fish or vegetables pressed into it. The riceis a very important ingredient which is why Itamae Michaelcooks the short grain rice very carefully while adding vinegarand his own blend of seasonings.Sushi is always a combination of rice with a topping or fillingof fish, seafood, vegetables or even egg. Fish in Sushi can beeither raw or cooked (below).Sashimi (sah-shee-mee) is the art of serving raw, very freshseafood cut into thin slices that are then dipped into a mixtureof soy sauce and wasabi (Japanese Green Horseradish).Sashimi is not served with rice.Little Tokyo has done an excellent job of separating the menuinto sections. You can easily identify which items are Sashimiand Sushi and which ones are raw or cooked.The making of sushi and sashimi is a true art form. The Sushichef (Itamae) is responsible for the freshness of the seafood,the exquisite slicing and the combinations of fish in eachroll. There are subtle pairings of different cuts of seafoodthat provide for tantalizing flavors and appealing colors aswell. This is what separates run of the mill sushi bars fromgreat ones. Itamae Michael and Amy have one of the trulyexceptional ones. In their restaurant there are over 60 rolls tochoose from and every one is a masterpiece.For example, the Sweetheart Roll is a combination of shrimptempura, spicy tuna, avocado, snow crab, fish egg, tempuracrunch wrapped in soybean paper with the chef’s special sauce.Then there is the Tiger Roll made with tuna, salmon, eel, crunchymasago, and scallion served with eel and avocado sauce.The Galena Narudo Roll is delicious! It contains tuna, salmon,yellowtail, red snapper, white tuna, flying fish roe wrappedwith cucumber. The Fire Dragon has snow crab, cucumberand avocado inside and cooked eel on the outside.On a recent visit our waitress, Zoe Tang, who is from Shanghai,helped us pick our exciting and scrumptious assortment ofSushi. The 365ink tasting crew and I tried many differentseafood items I would not have tried on my own. Not only didI like all of them but I found many to be delightful. Like, forexample, Kristina’s Romeo and Juliet Roll: a tantalizing lobstertail tempura inside and snow crab on top!Ordering a Bento Box (bottom of previous column) is agood idea when you want to try a few different thingswith a tantalizing array of flavors. A Bento is a tray withindividual compartments for separating an assortment ofdelicacies. They are available for lunch or dinner. I recentlyhad an excellent lunch with a Bento containing Teriyakiwhite meat chicken, fried rice, dumplings, California roll,broccoli, baby corn and orange slices.Don’t forget the desserts! The Cheese Cake Tempura isso creamy and the Mochi Ice Cream Balls are a real treat.Mochi is pounded sticky rice with an ice cream filling. TheIce Cream Tempura is always a good choice too. The icecream in both of these desserts is red bean. In Japan apaste is prepared from the red azuki bean and is as popularthere as chocolate is here.Oh, and one more rule: have agreat time! Start your eveningwith a beer or sake bomb andthen order some hot sake togo with your Teppanyaki or trycold filtered sake with Sushi orsip some green tea (agari).When drinking sake say“Kanpai” (con-pie) whichmeans “empty your glass” and gulp it down. When youare leaving Little Tokyo say thank you to your Itamae andserver by saying Domo Arigato (doe-mow ary-ga-to) orthank you for the meal Gochisosama Deshita (go-chee-sosamadeshee-ta)!www.Dubuque365.com365ink Magazine | issue #185 { april 25 - may 8, 2013 } 27

{dubuquefest weekend / mixed martial arts }i’m betting on the guy with the tattoos!learn about renaissance weaponryand fashion, shop for treasures in aunique tented marketplace and partakeof foods fit for a King and Queen.Proceeds benefit Camp AlbrechtAcres. For more information, visitwww.dbqrenfaire.org. More to comein the next issue of 365ink!DubuqueFest Fine Arts FestivalFriday-Sunday, May 17-19Washigton ParkThe Dubuque County Fine Arts Society presentthe free annual arts and music celebrationin the heart of doqntown Dubuque.Washington Park sports an art fair of over70 local and regional artists, a kids make andtake art tent, regional music, and food vendorsof the finest carnival fair. Town ClockPlaza hosts the main stage with national,regional, and local music and dance acts.They’ve assembled a great group of foodvendors, some new and some familiar. Inthe Roshek Building you’ll find a record fairfeaturing local music stores selling vinyl andmemorabilia. In addition, they have partneredwith River Lights Bookstore to hosta local author book fair also found in theRoshek Building. On Saturday, the DubuqueMuseum of Art will host a best of the festfilm screening showing the top pieces featuredat the Julien Dubuque InternationalFilm Festival. They’ve also continuing ourcommunity art project, this time with andIowa Arts Council funded photography projectby local artist Tim Olson. Much more inthe next 365ink Cover Story!Dubuque Renaissance FaireSat & Sun, May 18 & 19, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.Camp Albrecht Acres, 14837 Sherrill Rd.The much anticipated Dubuque RenaissanceFaire return once again to Camp Albrechtacres, providing the perfect rural setting fordays long past to come back to life. The celebrationof all things medieval and royal,theDubuque Renaissance Faire provides thetri-state area with a captivating family eventenabling visitors of all ages to be enchantedby this era of jousting, juggling, music, dance,blades, battles, pirates and peers. Patrons willOld House Enthusiasts Tour:Millwork EditionSat. & Sun., May 18 & 19, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.The 27th Annual Old House Enthusiast Tourwill take place during DubuqueFest Fine ArtsFestival. This year, instead of tour Dubuquehomes, the tours explore the historicCARADCO complex in Dubuque’s MillworkDistrict. The primary focus of the interpretivetour is the Quad – the four historic CARADCOmillwork factory structures that lie on thefour corners of Washington and 10th St.between Dubuque’s downtown and the MississippiRiver.Each year, the annual Old House EnthusiastTour allows community members and visitorsthe opportunity to enjoy and appreciatea sample of Dubuque’s historic treasures, aswell as to promote interest in their preservation.The tour serves as a fundraiser for theOld Home Enthusiasts grant program, whichsupports preservation and history educationprojects in Dubuque. Ticket cost is $12per person for both days and allows accessto all event activities. Purchase tickets in theMillwork District on-site during the tour or byvisiting a Premier Bank location.This year’s tour will interpret the history ofthe Millwork District and the four structuresthat worked together as a unit to supportAmerica’s largest millwork manufacturingarea. The buildings include the recentlyrestored CARADCO factory, The Voices Building,the massive structure where the excitementof the Millwork District started, TheNovelty Iron Works, a 19th century manufacturingstructure that was later used byEagle Window and Doors and The CARADCOfoundry, the smallest structure, with an openfloor plan that supported the complex andone of the largest millworking industriesnationwide. Again, more to come in the nextissue of 365ink.28 { april 25 - may 8, 2013 } 365ink Magazine | issue #185Pinnacle Combat XIIIThird Time it’s HarmFriday, May 3, 7 p.m.Five Flags CenterWhen mixed martial arts began,Harry Maglaris knew that this type ofboxing would allow the peak fightingmatch-ups he had thought aboutas a child. “Protecting your record”was not what he thought boxingshould be about. Matching fightersto provide the most exciting fight isMaglaris’ goal, even if the fightingstyles aren’t similar. After five years inthe business, he has seen mixed martialarts increase in mainstream popularityand Dubuque has proven to bea great venue for the sport.For his upcoming MMA event, “ThirdTime It’s Harm” promoter HarryMaglaris has matched-up two longtimerivals from the area who have notfought against each other in over fiveyears. Eric Wisely, a UFC veteran witha record of 25-5 is from Clinton, IA. Hewill meet Jeremy Castro with a recordof 24-9 from Savanna, IL. The WelterWeight favorite is Darnell Meekins,a 22 year-old Dubuque native whois undefeated as an amateur with arecord of 6-0. And, of course, there’salways the lovely ring girls for theevent who were recently selected duringa competition of their own at theSandy Hook Taven.The event, featuring the very best inregional mixed martial arts competitiontakes place on Friday, May 3 at 7p.m. Reserved Floor Seating:is $50, $40,$35 and General Admission ElevatedSeating:$25 and $15 for children 17and under. Prices do not include possiblefacility or service fees.Military discountalso available – 10% off all prices.Must show ID. DAY OF FIGHT ReservedSeats increase $5 General Admissionincrease $3. Tickets are avaialble at theFive Flags Box Office or online @ www.fiveflagscenter.com. For more information,view the fight card online @www.pinnaclecombat.com.www.Dubuque365.com

{battle of the bands }what kinds of combat are off limits?Battle of the BandsMystique CasinoMay 4, 18; June 1, 22; July 13, 2032 bands throughout the Midwest willcompete for over $50,000 in cash and prizesand the right to ultimately be crowned the2013 Rockstar Energy Drink Midwest Battleof the Bands Champion at Island Fest beingheld behind Mystique Casino in DubuqueSeptember 13 and 14, 2013. Four regionalsatellite qualifying competitions are beingheld in Midwest markets throughout thespring and summer; Madison, WI, Rockford,IL, Davenport, IA/Quad Cities andDubuque, IA. The Dubuque competionis co-sponsored by Eagle 102 and Y105and area bands will compete at MystiqueCasino throughout the spring and summerfor the right to advance to the MidwestBattle of the Bands Championship.Concert Dates: Round 1First band at 9 p.m., Second at 11 p.m.May 4: Six Shots vs. Sexy EsterMay 18; Beyond the Silence vs. NixonJune 1; Untamed vs. CupolaJune 22; Crude vs. HelforstoutSemi-Finals: July 13 & 20Dubuque Regional Finals: August 17Sexy EsterSexy Ester won Artist of the Year at theMadison Area Music Awards in 2012.Sharp, smart, and deadly accurate withtheir hook laden Post-Modern Power Pop.Beyond the SilenceBeyond the Silence is a five piece alternativerock band from Waverly, Iowa, that incorporatesan old fashioned sense of punk rockspeed, with the weight of Rock & Roll.Crude But EffectiveCrude But Effective is a three piece bandfrom the tri-state area with over 100 yearsof combined performing experiencedoing classic rock & blues, with the occasionalcountry tune.UntamedPlatteville based band committed torocking peoples socks off, meltingfaces, busting guts, and as always: being“Intense... like the Circus” with coversand originals.NixonNixon is a Dubuque based power triothat plays primarily classic rock coversfrom the Beatles to Pink Floyd, and originalsinspired by classic rock.Each band will be on-stage for 90 minutes with50% of each band’s score will be determinedby the fans and the other half by a panel ofjudges based on Energy, Crowd Involvement,Stage Performance, Overall Sound.In addition to the right to advance to theMidwest Championship, the winner of theDubuque regional satellite event will win$5,000 in cash as well as a brand-new IbanezJoe Satriani 20th Anniversary Silver Surferelectric guitar valued at more than $2,500.Battle of the Bands at Island FestSix Shots Til MidnightWhen they are playing their main focusis to bring a larger-than-life productionto even the smallest of venues, playing awide range of hard rock music.CupolaOriginal tunes alongside a wide swath ofAmerican music, played with CUPOLA’sunique stamp: a sonic sweep of genrejumpingcountry-swing, jazz, indie-pop,rock and gospel roll.HelforstoutThe name is viking for “built sturdy”,which directly ties in with the band’smain goal: providing the beefiest, sturdiestmusic in the most energetic, powerfulform for all who love to rock.The band who is crowned the Midwest Battleof the Bands Champion will earn $5,000and a commitment by Mystique Casino forappearances worth an additional $4,000,extensive interviews and song play fromeach of the media partner radio stationsin all four markets, extensive video andaudio coverage by the media and presentingpartners via the various YouTube, Facebook,Twitter, etc. promotional outlets,and a possible exclusive meeting with arepresentative from Atlantic Records.www.Dubuque365.com365ink Magazine | issue #185 { april 25 - may 8, 2013 } 29

{torque fest ‘13 }vroom!...continued from page 14In addition to live music, Torque Fest’s Fridaynight will feature vintage flat track motorcycleracing, vintage stock car racing by MidwestJalopies, and the introduction of “chain racing.”“We’re going to try to do some chainracing this year,” Wells explains. “The frontcar has no brakes and they use a six-foot towchain to the car in back and it has no gas, onlybrakes. It’s crazy.”Saturday brings another full day to VintageTorque Fest with more cars, more motorcycles,and more live action on the racetrack. As anadded bonus exhibition, this year’s show willfeature a special section of 1970s custom vans.Remember the bubble or teardrop-shapedwindows, custom paint jobs and shag carpetedceilings? Saturday’s schedule also features theMiss Torque Thrust Pin Up Contest and tenbands on three stages spread throughout theday. Stage 2 will also be host to an unusual actthat might not be for everyone.“We have Captain Stab-Tuggo coming thistime,” Wells notes. “Heholds the world recordfor the heaviest swordever swallowed and themost swords ever swallowed.He’s coming upfrom Atlanta. He’s anactual sideshow circusfreak and he’ll be onStage 2. You’ll hear allthe announcements,‘Those that are squeamish, do not go to Stage2.’ And you’re just gonna see everybody go toStage 2. It will be cool.”“We’ll also have Seven Sins Sideshow Circus allweekend,” Wells adds. “They walk on brokenglass, they do some flame-throwing … we’llalso have the flame-throwing cars on Fridaynight. There’s a lot of stuff going on. There’sa reason for the “fest” in Torque Fest. It’s a festival;it’s not just a hot rod show.”“Even if you’re not into this stuff, it’s fun justto come out and people-watch just to see allthe different characters that are out there,”Wells notes. “There’s this whole subcultureof people that are out there. You might workwith one guy at John Deere who’s really intothis and now you can see what his world is allabout. It’s a way for people to just come outand have a good time.”In addition to being aunique hot rod and motorcycleshow and overall celebrationof hot rod culture,Vintage Torque Fest is afundraiser for the HelpingHannah’s Heart Foundation,a 501 (c)(3) non-profitcharitable organizationcreated to help families ofchildren with congenitalheart defects. Whilethat has always been the case, in pastyears our Torque Fest coverage in365ink focused more on the uniqueevent itself with the charitable fundraisingaspect being almost a footnote.Having firmly established the event inEastern Iowa (and drawing participantsnationwide) Wells wants to emphasizethe underlying purpose of the show.It’s something that he and his wife Kimunderstand all too well as the foundationis named for their daughter Hannahwho is a very brave little girl who liveswith a congenital heart defect.“I think over time we’ve had more and morepeople that understand what the show isabout now; we don’t have to explain it asmuch. They’ve been there in the past orthey’ve had friends that have come in thepast and so everybody’s able to tell peoplein their own way what the show is all about,”he said. “Now, it’s a message of gettingout to everyone, ‘Hey, we’re trying to raisemoney for these families that have kids withcongenital heart defects. That’s the ultimategoal with this whole thing is to helppeople who have a need and fill that needwith some change in their pocket.”“What we’re trying to do in our first yearhere (in Dubuque) is we’re basically going toadopt a family each year,” Wells continues.“This year, we have a familyfrom the South Chicago/ Joliet area, the Essl family.I’ve known them for years.They followed our storywhen we went througheverything with our child,and then they had a boy,Race, that was born withhypoplastic left heart syndrome(HLHS), which isexactly what we were dealingwith. It’s basically wherethe left chamber of the heart doesn’t functionproperly and if uncorrected, the kid willdie. The first 18 months of Race’s life wasspent in the hospital and so we have to helpthem out. They’re a family that has been inthe car scene forever and they helped uswhen we were going through a hard timewith our child and now it’s time to give backto them and help them out.”Wells explains that it’s not just the cost oftreatment that adds up for a family but alsothe associated costs of travel, hotels, lostwork, and a range of other expenses thatadd to the financial burden of keeping achild healthy. “He’s three-years-old now,”Wells continues. “They have over a milliondollars in bills, so if we can throw a little bitof money in their pocket, just to get someguy off their back for a month, then that’sgreat. It’s a small drop in the bucket but it’ssomething that will make a difference intheir lives, hopefully.”Wells explains that proceeds from the gateadmissions go toward Helping Hannah’sHeart Foundation, so simply by attendingTorque Fest people are contributing.With significant financial challenges oftheir own, he urges people to attend Saturday’sart auction, the proceeds of whichhelp to defray their own mounting healthcarecosts. “We do an art auction each yearand that benefits our medical trust,” Wellsexplained. “We’ve got tons of bills also withour daughter and now our second daughterwas diagnosed with a heart issue as well, sonow we have two kids that we are going tohave to monitor. The proceeds of the artauction go to our medical trust, so we reallyneed people to come out and bid on thatstuff to help us with all our medical bills.”At 4:30 on Saturday afternoon Wells will bepresenting the first check to the Essl familyto help with the expenses of caring fortheir son Race. “Hopefully, that’s what thisshow turns into,” he said. “Not only is it acool gathering, but we are going to be ableto help families directly. That’s what this isall about. So I hope this message can getout there more and more because in thepast it’s always been about having a goodtime, seeing the cars, seeing the racingand now that we’ve established the event,let’s shift and make this more of a focus onhelping people out.”For more information, including full rules,schedules, band descriptions, links, and contactinfo, visit www.vintagetorquefest.com.For more information about the HelpingHannah’s Heart Foundation, visitwww.helpinghannahsheart.org.30 { april 25 - may 8, 2013 } 365ink Magazine | issue #185www.Dubuque365.com

{ do it yourself advice from sara / healthy living with hy-vee health market }Spring has sprung!Finally, the sun is shining, plants are arrivingin the garden center and consequently myphone is ringing off the hook with similarquestions. Now that the weather is beginningto cooperate, here are a few ideas...LawnsAfter last years drought it is likely that youwill have some significant repair work to doon your lawn.Feeding your soil is very beneficial in thespring. Leave your clippings on the lawn.They are full of nutrients! If you are planningon seeding, use a starter fertilizer to encourageroot development. If you plan to fertilizenow and seed later this spring, avoid fertilizersthat contain a pre- emergent which willprevent seeds of all types from germinating.If you don’t plan to seed, a fertilizer with apreemergent can help prevent crabgrassfrom taking over your lawn. In order to takefull advantage, apply fertilizer with crabgrasspreventer when the forsythias are in fullbloom, typically near the end of April.Ensure that your lawn receives about oneinch of water per week to establish a healthyroot system. Consider aerating your lawn,especially prior to overseeding. This willencourage air and water to get to the rootzone. Consider topdressing with compostto boost organic matter content in lawn.If you have a grub problem, May is the timeto apply products like GrubEx.Pruning/CleaningGet out those clean sharp pruners and beginremoving any remaining growth fromyour perennials that still exists. Prune toshape leafy shrubs that bloom after June1st. If you prune early bloomers, like lilacsand forsythia, you likely won’t haveblooms this year. Rake out leaves and debristhat may have collected in beds where theycan’t properly compost naturally.Apply Preen or corn gluten as a preemergentherbicide throughout planting beds to preventunwanted weed seedlings from growing.Remove any suckers at base of trees andlarge shrubs as well as any crossing/rubbingbranches.PlantingCold weather veggies can begin to be plantedin the veggie garden now. Potatoes andonion sets should ideally be planted beginningin late April.Cold hardy annualslike pansiesand Senetti canbe planted in potsalong with springtwigs like pussy willowand forsythiabranches to create a colorful display until itssafe to plant warm season annuals.Trees and shrubs can be planted now but besure to buy from a reputable nursery so thatthey are acclimated to our climate, especiallywhen cold temps are forecasted.Do you have any questions about gardeningin the spring? Feel free to email me atsara.selchert@stevesace.com. Have lots of questions?Consider our onsite garden coaching services!All About the Avacado Fruitwith nutritionistsMegan Horstman & Amber JaegerAvocados are a nutrition powerhouse as theycontain 20 vitamins, minerals and phytonutrientsincluding vitamin K, folate, potassiumand vitamin E. One-fifth of a medium avocadoor three thin slices contains 50 caloriesand 2 grams fiber. Of the fat in avocados, 75%is unsaturated (monounsaturated & polyunsaturatedfat) – the healthy fat that helpswith satiety (the feeling of fullness) and isalso good for heart-health.Did you know there is a new way to cut andpeel avocados? Simply cut the avocado inquarters; nick and peel the skin from the avocadoto get the nutrient-rich, dark green fruitunder the peel. This dark green layer containsthe greatest concentration of carotenoids.The best way to test for ripeness is to gentlysqueeze the avocado in the palm of yourhand. Avocados are ready to eat when theywill yield to gentle pressure. To speed theripening of avocados, they can be stored ina brown paper sack at room temperature fortwo to five days. Adding a banana or apple tothe sack will help ripen avocados even faster,as these fruits give off ethylene gas whichquickens the ripening process.Roasted Garlic Guacamole withHelp-Yourself GarnishesServes 16 (1/4 cup each)Source: Adapted from Fiesta at Rick’s by RickBayless; W.W. Norton, 2010 by Eating Well, Inc.All you need:6 large cloves garlic, unpeeled6 medium ripe avocados½ cup coarsely chopped, loosely packedfresh cilantro2 tbsp fresh lime juice (or more)1 tsp salt1 (16 ounce) bag yellow corn tortilla chipsGarnishes¾ cup finely crumbled or grated Mexicanqueso fresco, queso añejo, salted pressedfarmer’s cheese, firm goat cheese, mild fetacheese or Romano cheese¾ cup toasted pumpkin seeds¾ cup Hy-Vee sliced pickled jalapenos½ cup crumbled crisp-fried Hy-Vee baconAll you do:• Place unpeeled garlic in a small dry skilletover medium heat; cook, turning occasionally,until soft and blackened in spots, 10 to15 minutes. Cool, then slip off the skins; finelychop. Scoop avocado flesh into a large bowl.Add the garlic, cilantro and lime juice to taste.Coarsely mash everything together. Seasonwith salt. Transfer to a serving bowl and placeplastic wrap directly on the surface of theguacamole. Refrigerate until ready to serve.• To serve, spoon a little guacamole on a chipand top with your choice of garnishes.Nutrition information per serving: 310 calories, 21 gfat, 4 g saturated fat, 7 mg cholesterol, 451 mg sodium,28 g carbohydrate, 6 g dietary fiber, 7 g protein. Thisinformation is not intended as medical advice. Pleaseconsult a medical professional for individual advice.Avocados are not just for guacamole. Theycan be used in a variety of ways.• Mash for a spread for sandwiches, wraps orbagels. Dice for salads, pasta, tacos, omeletsand pizza.• Slice for burgers or BLT sandwiches.• Cube and mix with fresh fruit; drizzle w/ honey.• Splash with balsamic vinegar or fresh limejuice; add black pepper and salt. Serve withwhole-grain crackers.• Toss into fruit smoothies to add creaminess• Add diced avocado to omeletswww.Dubuque365.com• Add avocado to your favorite homemade salsa365ink Magazine | issue #185 { april 25 - may 8, 2013 } 31

{ bob’s book reviews / mattitude } it’s off to work we go....Don’t Drop This OneBy Bob GelmsMichael Connelly is so good at what hedoes that it is nothing short of a splendidreading experience. Take, for example,The Drop, out about 18 months ago. HarryBosch is back and he is juggling two casesat the same time just like a real cop. One isa cold case and the other a hot one.Two detectives in the open unsolved unitsend out a DNA requeston some evidence in anopen case. A woman wasraped and murdered andthe body dumped by theocean. They get a hit. TheDNA comes back to a suspect,who, unfortunatelyfor them was only 8 yearsold at the time of thecrime 22 years previously.The 8year olds bloodwas found on the victim.The Lieutenant in chargethinks the detectivesmight have mixed casesup or the lab screwedup in a big way. Either way there couldbe dire consequences for the departmentand for other cases so the Lieutenant callsin her best guy to investigate who messedup, that would be Harry Bosch. Turns outnobody bungled the investigation andthat leads Harry into a very, very darkplace. It is there he finds a new love interest,child molesters, sexual predator victimsand a killer the like of which Harry hasnever seen. You will see very little of thisthis case coming at you. Mr. Connelly is soskilled at what he does that the only onewho will figure this out is Harry Bosch andnot you. It is GREAT fun.The hot case Harry is coping with at thesame time involves the son of Harry’s biggestnemesis, former police chief and currentpolitical heavy weight CouncilmanIrvin Irving. It seems former cop, lawyerand Councilman Irving’s son, George, hascommitted suicide by jumping from theseventh floor balcony of the Chateau Marmont.The same place John Belushi met hisdemise. The Councilman hates Bosch butasks the Chief of Police to put him on thecase, thinking that Bosch will get to thetruth about his son no matter what. Hewill, in a very big way.It sure looks like a suicide but Boschreads the evidence and comes up withsomething completely different, somethingvery sinister involving murder,corruption of the police and the citycouncil, and revenge.This story line is the major case in TheDrop. The name of the book takes onmany meanings as the book progressesthe main one of which involves Georgebeing rendered unconscious and then“dropped” off the balcony. It is also areference to when Bosch’s contract withthe police departmentwill be droppedleaving him, effectively,retired.Michael Connelly is asgood as it get whenwriting and readingdetective fiction. Heuncovers a plot likehe was peeling anonion. You, as thereader, can see thewhole thing but eachlayer peeled bringsfresh informationto roll around yoursenses. With most writers of this type offiction I am reasonably good at seeinghow clues hang together and predictingthe end; not at all with Michael Connelly.That’s why I like his books so much andwhy they are so much fun to read. I alsolearn a lot about how the police work. Itis endlessly fascinating for me. Mr. Connellyspeaks with authority as he usedto be a staff reporter in LA on the cop/homicide beat. He knows whereof hespeaks.What about Harry Bosch himself. It is asif Connelly took Sherlock Holmes andran him through Dashiell Hammett andthen updated him to the present withoutthe sidekick. It you read Bosch youwill know he has partners that neverseem to work out. They get killed, shot,retire or just plain get sick and tiredof putting up with Bosch’s eccentricbehavior and find another partner. LikeHolmes Bosch is, essentially, a loner witha mind a sharp as broken glass whichsometimes works against him as in theGeorge Irving case as it does for him likein the cold case in this book.Drop in you won’t be disappointed.32 { april 25 - may 8, 2013 } 365ink Magazine | issue #185Negativity Killsby matt boothNegativity kills – literally. Negativethinking weakens the immune systemand contributes to disease and to anincrease in mortality. Negativity is likea tornado, when one person says ordoes something negative, it can destroyeveryone in its path. When somethingbad happens, people often expect morebad things to happen. Even in small doses,negativity contributes to illness andultimately to death. This is why itis important for you to displaythrough your attitudes andactions the ability to fight offand overcome negativity.It is OK to have one of thosedays, you know, when you feelthat the whole world is againstyou. It often starts with gloomyweather, a bad argument, afeeling of being overwhelmedand underappreciated(please add in your ownversion of one of thosedays here). The differencebetween healthy levels of negativity andharmful levels of negativity is the length oftime in which you stay stuck in the nastyplace. When you have one of those days,do you pull yourself out quickly or do youwallow in the negative crap for monthson end? Having one of those days is fine.Mattitude Improvement TipTurn Off The Bad NewsHaving five years in a row of one of thosedays is catastrophic.Somehow, we seem to excuse someonewho is negative in our culture by givingthem the title of being “realistic”. If you thinkyou’re being “realistic” and not negative,you’re kidding yourself. When you areconsistently “realistic”, you are killing things.It kills relationships with friends, coworkers,bosses, clients, and most importantly, itkills relationships at home. It kills whenyou speak negatively, act negatively,and see the worst in people. It killswhen you argue and refuse andfirst see why things won’t workand why you shouldn’t even try.Your negative attitude kills yourcreativity and ability to dream.Negativity kills the way you seeyourself, the way you see yourjob, and the people around you.If there is enough negativity, you’lleven kill hope.No one is sheltered fromthe negative tornadoand I’m not suggestingthat you ignore all of the badstuff in the world, just don’t wallow in it fordays, months or years. There is hope andyou are not doomed for a life of negativity.Even though negative people, situationsand failures are unavoidable, you can avoidtheir destructive power by defending youown positive attitude.It has been a long couple of weeks and there has been some bad stuff in the news. Ifyou’re feeling down or depressed, turn off the bad news. I’m not saying ignore the news,I’m saying turn it off. If you’ve been glued to the TV or internet for hours in a row hangingon every detail of the tragedy in Boston, there is no wonder you don’t feel good. Thereare so many other things you could be doing. Why not do something that benefits yourhealth and enhances your life. Take a class and learn something new! Go for a walk in thepark or take a bike ride around town. Read a book, make a gourmet meal, spend time inthe community, or have a game-night with friends and family. Instead of passively watchingand waiting to find out what suspect number 2 will say in an interview without beingread his rights, turn off the bad news and do something – do anything. By tuning into thebad news, you’re only giving them the attention they want and letting them win. Do youreally think you’ll miss what he is going to say or write anyway?Engaging keynote speaker and valued presentation coach, Matt Booth, is the attitude expert. Heis an Award-winning speaker and author. Through his speeches, programs, and book, he travelsthe world educating and entertaining audiences with his unique abilities and talents. To find outhow Matt can help your organization, call 563-590-96936 or email info@mattbooth.com.www.Dubuque365.com

{ movies } my name is mud.Now Showing @ MINDFRAMEFriday, April 26 - May 2Iron Man 3 (PG-13) No Passes, Thu: 9:00, 11:30The Big Wedding (R) No Passes AllowedFri - Thu: (12:15), (2:30), (4:50), 6:55, 9:00Oblivion (PG-13)Fri - Sun: (11:30 AM), (2:05), (4:45), 7:20, 9:50Mon: No 7:20 or 9:50, Wed: No 7:20 show.MINDFRAME DIGITALCONVERSION UPDATE!Thank-you Tri-states for our best April todate! We are well on our way to achievingour goal of full digital transition! Thenext two months are critical. Please keepcoming out and supporting us as you555 JFK Road, Behind Kennedy Mallwww.mindframetheaters.comMovie Hotline: 563-582-4971Pain & Gain (R) No Passes AllowedFri - Thu: (11:15 AM), (2:00), (4:40), 7:20, 9:5542 (PG-13) No Passes Allowed(11:25 AM), (1:55), (4:30), 7:05, 9:40, Tue: No 7:05The Company You Keep (R)Fri - Thu: (12:30), (3:30), 6:45, 9:15E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (PG), Sat: 8 PMBack to the Future (PG)with Hot Tub Time Machine (R), Sat: 11:00 PMGone With the Wind (1939) (G),Fri - Sun: 1:00 PM, Mon - Thu: 1:00, 6:00always have. Many of the promotionswhich we started in April will continue tobe available. Remember, at the very least,it just takes an extra movie or two, but wealso have T-shirts, hoodies, silent auctionitems, and gift card specials still available.You have always been there for us, wewant to continue to be there for you!Late Night Double Feature:Back to the Futurew/ Hot Tub Time MachineApril 26-27, 11PM(Sponsored by 97.3 FM, The Rock!)Classic FilmsGone With the Wind 4/26 - 5/2Fri - Sun: 1:00 PM, Mon - Thu: 1 PM, 6 PMFamily ClassicsE.T. The Extra-TerrestrialKAT FM presents aspecial family showing!Saturday, April 27, 8pm. Only $5Relive the best movies everON THE BIG SCREEN withMindframe Theaters!coming to theaters :The Big Wedding (R) (April 26)Robert De Niro, Katherine Heigl, DianeKeaton, Amanda Seyfried, Topher Grace,with Susan Sarandon and Robin Williams,THE BIG WEDDING is an uproarious romanticcomedy about a charmingly modern familytrying to survive a weekend weddingcelebration that has the potential to becomea full blown family fiasco.Pain & Gain (Not-Rated) (April 26)Michael Bay directs this ripped-from-theheadlinestale of a group of bodybuildingcriminals in this Paramount Pictures productionstarring Mark Whalberg and Dwayne Johnson.Mud (PG-13 ) (April 26)Mud is an adventure about two boys, EllisTHE BUZZAfter making $400 Million on thefirst one, DreamWorks animation hasannounced that they will make anotherCroods movie. It’s a fair guess thatNicolas Cage would return as he’ll doanything for money.Will Ferrell and Jack Black are attachedto play a really long, probably very loud,game of a tag in Tag Brothers based on aWall Street Journal article about a groupof 40-something guys who’ve maintainedan elaborate game of tag since highschool evolved to involve sneakier tactics,air travel, and criminal conduct, likebreaking into homes and workplaces.Director Brian Kirk (Boardwalk Empire,Dexter, and Game of Thrones) will makehis feature debut with Passengers withKeanu Reeves, having Keanu wake up90 years prematurely during deep spacetravel stasis and get bored so he wakesup a girl too.and his friend Neckbone, who find a mannamed Mud hiding out on an island inthe Mississippi. Mud describes fantasticscenarios-he killed a man in Texas andvengeful bounty hunters are coming toget him. Stars Matthew McConaughey andReese Witherspoon)At Any Price (R ) (April 26)Dennis Quaid wants his rebellious son ZacEfron to help expand his family’s farmingempire but Zac wants to be a race car driver.Iron Man 3 (PG-13 ) (May 3)When Stark finds his personal worlddestroyed at his enemy’s hands, heembarks on a harrowing quest to find thoseresponsible. Time to blow some stuff up!For better or worse, they’re remaking JohnHughes 1985 sci-fi comedy Weird Science.Joel Silver will again produce while ProjectX and 21 Jump Street co-writer MichaelBacall is attached to script.Michael Bay is shooting Transformers 4 onmainland China and casting 4 key rolesthrough a Chinese reality show. They willjoin Stanley Tucci and Mark Wahlberg andnot Shia Labeouf.The fact that 21 Jump Street made $200million, and also prematurely had afollow-up script in development beforeit even hit theaters, may have lightlysuggested that Sony would make a sequel.Well, thy just confirmed it.Following Star Wars: Episode VII in theSummer of 2015, expect a new Star Warsbased film every year until you die. The nexttrilogy will have sequels in 2017 and 2019,in between expect films based on favoritecharacters like Han Solo and Boba Fett, andthen, we believe Star Wars: Tokyo Drift.www.Dubuque365.com365ink Magazine | issue #185 { april 25 - may 8, 2013 } 37

{dr. skrap / puzzle answers}gaze longingly into my shiny balls.Aries 3/21-4/19By going from winter straight tosummer and skipping spring, thinkof all the money you can save on that wholespring wardrobe thing. Besides, rememberhow much you love intense humidity?Libra 9/23-10/22Why is it that all of themiscellaneous trash the blowsaround town all Winter finds its final Springresting place in the space next to your garage?There are no answers so just suck it up.Taurus 4/20-5/20The season has barely begunand already your golf swing hascompletely come back into form, and bythat I mean you’re going to be a frustratedand angry golfer for the next five months.Scorpio 10/23-11/21For a person who loves tomake lists and keep a tight calendar,it’s kind of strange that you seemto be about five months behind scheduleon regaining your summer body.Gemini 5/21-6/21Your degree still hasn’t helpedyou get a job worth a damnand you don’t have two nickels to rubtogether, but you will soon befriend awhole new group of similarly dead-ended20 somethings who prefer that you callthem artists. There’s not much light atthe end of the tunnel, but on the brightside, in the next year you will manage tofully decorate your apartment with greatoriginal art that your friends give you.Cancer 6/22-7/22I don’t know man, I think I’d getthat looked at.Sagittarius 11/22-12/21Now that you are graduatingfrom college you’re about toenter a more sophisticated world whereyou have to buy your own salt and pepperinstead of stealing it from the dining hall.Also, you’ll find that garlic is not the onlyspice and ranch is a dressing, not just adipping sauce that’s good on everything.Capricorn 12/22-1/19Trying to look sophisticated andappealing, you’ve now seen theVagina Monologues performed live threetimes to meet girls. Your desire for a vaginadialogue is still a ways off, my friend.Leo 7/23-8/22Well, just think of all thetime you would have spentwatching the Cubs just to have them loseit in the end. Maybe a Summer hobby?Virgo 8/23-9/22If your job description includesmodeling on the cover of themagazine where you work, you’ve got anawesome job. Who needs a raise?Aquarius 1/20-2/18You’re going to love your newsporty summer haircut until youcome to the horrifying realization that they’vejust give you the Kim Jong Un treatment.Pisces 2/19-3/20You are both busy and lazy atthe same time. Just give up onyour hope for a garden this year and justgo with the CSA Box. Thank me later.Sudoku AnswersCrossword Answerswww.Dubuque365.com365ink Magazine | issue #185 { april 25 - may 8, 2013 } 39

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