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What’s The Good News For January?

January 16th, 2019

There’s always positive news happening in the Quad-Cities, and we here at QuadCities.com, in collaboration with KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” are happy to bring it to you! Every month we team up to present What’s The Good News? It’s a column on our website that promotes cool things happening in the Q-C that are positive and upbeat. In conjunction with the release of the column, I, Sean Leary, appear on “Paula Sands Live” to talk about the awesome good deeds of our local folks. Ready to get some good news? Let’s get started…   Well Suited For Success   Quad-Citian... Read More

Casale Joining The Q-C Storm

January 15th, 2019

The Quad City Storm have traded the Fayetteville Marksmen for forward Michale Casale in exchange for future considerations. Casale, 25, is a native of Stoney Creek, Ontario and is playing his first year of professional hockey.  This season he has tallied 2 goals and 2 assists through 16 games and has recorded a +1 on-ice rating. The Storm are in action this weekend in Peoria for the tenth and eleventh battles in the #ColdWarOn74 versus the Rivermen!  Read More

Rhythm City Heating Up With 98 Degrees

January 15th, 2019

Rhythm City Casino is heating up with 98° on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 8 PM! Tickets for this show go on sale Monday, January 21 at 10 AM CST. Tickets range from $65 to $30 plus applicable taxes and fees. Tickets may be purchased by visiting rhythmcitycasino.com, by calling 844-852-4FUN or in person at The Market inside Rhythm City Casino.   In five short years — from 1997 to 2002 — they‘d sold a staggering 10 million records, scored a chart–topping single,“Thank God I Found You,” with Mariah Carey and Joe, and collaborated with their collective idol, Stevie Wonder, on“True to Your Heart,” for the 1998 animated Disney film, Mulan. Their four–million–selling album, 98° and Rising (1998, Motown), spawned the top-5 favorites “Because of You,” “I Do,” and “The Hardest Thing,” while 2000’s Revelation(Universal Records), which sold two... Read More

Quad Cities’ Beck And Woods Win Critics’ Choice Award For ‘Quiet Place’

January 15th, 2019

Former Quad-Cities filmmakers Scott Beck and Bryan Woods took home the Critics Choice Award for Best Sci-Fi/Horror Film for their blockbuster hit “A Quiet Place” at Sunday’s trophy ceremony in Los Angeles. Beck and Woods co-wrote the screenplay for the smash hit, which was also nominated for Best Original Screenplay, losing to legendary veteran filmmaker Paul Schrader for his script for “First Reformed.” Beck and Woods grew up in Bettendorf and began their career producing films around the Quad-Cities area, featuring local talent. After winning the MTV Young Filmmakers... Read More

QC Uncut: David Casas (January, 14th, 2019)

January 14th, 2019

David Casas talks about his upcoming benefit show Applause for Paws for the Kings Harvest Animal Shelter, Jan. 20. Casas also talks about his busy and successful year as a magician, including gigs in Las Vegas and around the midwest, including appearances on Chicago TV station WGN and at the Chicago ComicCon. He also chats about his plans for 2019, including a regional tour.  Read More

Quad Cities Weekend In 2 Minutes – January 10th, 2019

January 10th, 2019

Some awesome shows at the Raccoon, a new play at Playcrafters, blood drive in Muscatine and a whole lot more gets the treatment in this week’s Weekend in 2 Minutes!  Read More

Patrick Sweany Brings His Country Soul To Rhythm City

January 8th, 2019

Rhythm City Casino Resort is bringing Patrick Sweany to the Event Center stage on Sunday, February 17, 2019! Tickets are on sale now. Tickets are $15 and are all General Admission seating. Tickets may be purchased by visiting rhythmcitycasino.com, by calling 844-852-4FUN or in person at The Market inside Rhythm City Casino Resort. Nashville vocalist/guitarist Patrick Sweany doesn’t hold back on his latest studio album, Ancient Noise. Patrick Sweany incorporates country music, soul music and 50s era rock and roll into his electric blues stylings. Sweany recorded the new tunes with GRAMMY®... Read More

QC Writers Of ‘A Quiet Place’ Making Noise With Guild Nom

January 7th, 2019

People are still talking and awards academies keep on cheering loudly for the movie without much dialogue, penned by two former Quad-Citians. A Quiet Place (screenplay by Bryan Woods & Scott Beck and John Krasinski, story by Woods & Beck) has been nominated for Best Original Screenplay for the 2019 Writers Guild of America West Awards. Other nominees in the category include Eighth Grade (Bo Burnham), Green Book (Nick Vallelonga & Brian Currie & Peter Farrelly), Roma (Alfonso Cuarón), and Vice (Adam McKay). The 2019 Writers Guild Awards will be presented at concurrent ceremonies... Read More

NFL Draft Coming To Rock Island!

January 3rd, 2019

The NFL is returning to Rock Island! Ok, well, not a team, but the draft. Sorry! Anyway, according to officials with the parks and recreation department for the city, Round 6 of the NFL draft will be held at Augustana College on April 27. Former Augustana College and NFL quarterback Ken Anderson is also said to be involved with the proceedings. Why Rock Island? One of the founding teams of the NFL in 1920, the Rock Island Independents played their games at Douglas Park. In fact, a game at Douglas Park on Sept. 26, 1920 is recognized by some NFL scholars as the first game in the history of the league.... Read More

Quad Cities Weekend In 2 Minutes – January 3rd, 2019

January 3rd, 2019

Everything from a Bridal show to some big bands coming to Raccoon Motel, Missipi Brew and beyond is featured in this, the first Weekend in 2 Minutes for 2019! Come join us, won’t you?  Read More

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