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Arts

Disney ’ s The Little Mermaid Auditions

JUNE 4 @ 9 AM – NOON AND 1 – 4 PM JUNE 5 @ 6 – 9 PM CLARKE UNIVERSITY TERENCE DONAGHOE HALL ( 1550 CLARKE DR ) All students currently in 2 nd – 12 th grades are invited to audition for The Grand Opera House ’ s and Rising Star Theatre Company ’ s production of Disney ’ s The Little Mermaid on June 4 and 5 at Clarke University Terence Donaghoe Hall .
All who audition will be cast in this production . Rehearsals begin in early
July with performances taking place Aug . 11 – 14 at the Grand Opera House .
Ariel , King Triton ’ s youngest daughter , wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above , bargaining with the evil sea witch , Ursula , to trade her tail for legs . But the bargain is not what it seems . For more information , contact Rising Star Theatre Company at 563-231-0110 or visit RisingStarTheatreCompany . com . •

Juliani Ensemble

MEET THE ENSEMBLE : SATURDAY , JUNE 4 @ 5 PM CONCERT : SUNDAY , JUNE 5 @ 3 PM GALENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS ( 971 GEAR ST , GALENA , IL ) Join the Juliani Ensemble for two events at the Galena Center for the Arts in Galena , IL . The center hosts a “ Meet the Juliani Ensemble ” presentation on Saturday , June 4 at 5 p . m . followed by a concert on Sunday , June 5 at 3 p . m .
The Juliani Ensemble is a chamber music ensemble comprised of world class musicians , a majority of whom are multi-generational Graef family musicians . For over 20 years , they have delighted audiences with inventive , energetic chamber music concerts . Their mission is to spread the joy of music through performance , education , outreach and
artistry of the highest level . The formal chamber music concert on Sunday includes a 15-minute intermission .
The Saturday evening “ Meet the Juliani Ensemble ” presentation is an informal program about their music , history , and instruments . An hour long , this event will be especially good for young people and anyone who would like insight into the ensemble and their music . The program includes refreshments to celebrate the occasion .
For more information , visit GalenaCenterForTheArts . com . •

Nature in Mind Reception

FRIDAY , JUNE 10 @ 4 – 7 PM ROUNTREE GALLERY ( 120 W MAIN ST , PLATTEVILLE , WI ) Rountree Gallery in Platteville , WI hosts a reception for the exhibit Nature in Mind on Friday , June 10 from 4 to 7 p . m . This is a great opportunity to meet the artists and ask them about their work .
Six Minnesota artists braid together thematic ideas of the natural world using images and objects with text and visual books . The exhibit includes sculpture , photography , painting , drawing , printmaking , and book arts . Included artists are Jill Ewald , Bernice Ficek-Swenson , Linda Gammell , Meg Ojala , Linda River Rossi , and Holly Newton Swift .
THE STONE REMEMBERS — MEDICINE LODGE BY BERNICE FICEK-SWENSON
Nature in Mind is open now through Saturday June 11 , Thursday and Friday from 4 to 7 p . m . and Saturday from 10 a . m . to 2 p . m . For more information , visit
RountreeGallery . org . •
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