by George Spelvin

Marcus DeJesus, the Brazilian guitarist of Dubuque-based Blu Flame, can be heard saying the word FLAME as a response to something on a daily basis. Dubuque native Cathy Goodman, the redheaded vocalist and Blu Flame’s other half, has had her own version of this word: Ars longa, vita brevis. Merge the two and they loosely translate to the same thing: the show must go on.

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Julien’s Journal, the Dubuque area lifestyle magazine, is a monthly regional feature magazine for and about Dubuque and the tri-state region.


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