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One Dollar Producer Project’s Innovative Online ‘Planet’ Replicates Intimacy Of Live Theater

September 20th, 2020

David Burke is the former Entertainment Editor for the Quad City Times, and generously offered to review ‘Lonely Planet’ for Anthony Natarelli, and allow us to publish his review as an Arts And Entertainment Correspondent for QuadCities.com. You can check out his most recent work as an arts writer for the Wichita Eagle here. My seat for the theater was my comfy recliner in Kansas. The proscenium was the size of my Kindle. Theater, like many other aspects of life in 2020, is slowly emerging from its pandemic-contained cocoon. It’s forced those who already creative in their vocation... Read More

Comedian Chris Schlichting talks about QuadCities.com

April 8th, 2020

About Chris Schlichting: Growing up on the mean streets of Iowa, Chris Schlichting knew that he either had to take up standup comedy or join the notorious Midwest gang known as “The Farmers.” He is quickly gaining a reputation as one of the best comics on the planet, and by “planet” we mean “his street.” Described as “hilarious” by his mom, and “not good at sports” by his dad, Chris takes pride in his immature and lovable style. His act covers hard hitting issues like squirrels, sandwiches, and his twin boys. Learn how to pronounce this comic’s last name, and then remember... Read More

Coach Chezy (Dave Pszenyczny) of the Quad City Storm

March 23rd, 2020

Coach Chezy talks about QuadCities.com! Dave Pszenyczny (aka. Coach Chezy), is the Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations for the Quad City Storm Hockey Team.  Read More

Butch Patrick talks about QuadCities.com!

March 5th, 2020

Butch Patrick is an American former child actor. Beginning his professional acting career at the age of seven, Patrick is perhaps best known for his role as child werewolf Eddie Munster on the CBS comedy television series The Munsters.  Read More

Let’s Talk About It! Episode 03: The Talk

January 31st, 2019

Let’s talk about… THE TALK. And if you’ve ever had a child reach their pre-teens, you know what talk we’re talking about. The ladies chat about their own experiences and the pros and cons, the good and bad, the comfortable and uncomfortable, surrounding this rite of passage for parents and children.  Read More

Let’s Talk About It! Episode 02

December 30th, 2018

Getting into a heavy topic, the panel discusses weight issues with women in society, the expectations, the reality, the concerns and challenges and more…  Read More

Bandwagon’s Behind The Music Schtick Is A Big Hit

September 19th, 2018

By Amanda Jo Payne Excitement Fills the room as the lights dim. The referee takes the stage and another round of Comedy Sportz kicks off an amazing evening of improv genius at The Establishment Theatre located in the District of Rock Island, IL. These shows are rated “E” for everyone. But after each Friday and Saturday night show, they present an adult performance that shares the same audience interaction and guaranteed laughter. The Bandwagon is a show where the actors have instruments that they actually play to create their made-up tunes. Audience involvement is a key point to improv,... Read More

Ragged Records Top Records of 2016

January 10th, 2017

By Dennis Hockaday 2016 has been quite the bummer of a year for all kinds of reasons. We’ve seen some of the most well respected and talented musicians of our time pass away this cold and dark year BUT we here at Ragged have observed an insurgence of incredible new music. So 2016 hasn’t been all that bad, I guess. Anyway here is a list of new releases, soundtracks, compilations and reissues that we have enjoyed, in no particular order, this year. We hope that you enjoy these titles as much as we did and don’t forget to check out the Spotify Playlist below. To see all of the discs,... Read More

Rock & Roll For A Great Cause In Muscatine Saturday

October 6th, 2016

    By Tony Tone Locosole When the crisis phone line rings in the middle of the night at the Muscatine Center for Social Action (MCSA) Domestic Violence Shelter, it is never a good sign. What is good is that someone on the other end of that call is available day or night to help. For the last 18 1/2 years, the shelter has done just that for local women and children in need. MCSA Domestic Violence Shelter Coordinator Judy Yates stresses the significance of having a local option for women in need. “It is important for the Muscatine community to have this resource available to women and... Read More

Davenport Eliminated After Tough Battles At Babe Ruth World Series

August 15th, 2016
Davenport's Cade Amato gets the out at first base

Davenport’s team was eliminated Sunday from the Babe Ruth World Series after a fourth tough loss, but its team can hold its head high after another terrific effort, perhaps their best yet of the competition. The team is composed of Manager Jason Gillaspie, Coach Larry Cato, Coach Tony Losasso and players Cody Depardo, Sam Wellman, Jacob Struss, Luke Loving, Lucas Gross, Andrew Hutchcroft, Cade Amato, Nate Canfield, Jake Mahon, Alex Jaros, Owen Steiger, Jackson Vogel, Kieren Obrien and Sam Fleming. Day four of the thirteen year old Ottumwa Babe Ruth World Series started smoothly but was interrupted... Read More