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Well… It’s a Funny Story – EP04: Patrick Adamson

May 17th, 2019

With Comedy Sportz leaving The Establishment Theater in downtown Rock Island May 25, Patrick Adamson, owner of Comedy Sportz, shares with us a very special story of one of his favorite memories of the venue.  Read More

Buddy Holly Tribute Coming Back To Circa

May 17th, 2019

Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse in downtown Rock Island is thrilled to welcome back The Rave Ons in THAT’LL BE THE DAY: A TRIBUTE TO BUDDY HOLLY AND THE CRICKETS on May 30.  Circa ’21 audiences might recognize the leader of the Rave Ons, Todd Meredith.  Todd played Buddy in our first production of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story in 2008. The theater will be offering two shows on May 30. For the matinee performance doors open at 11:45, lunch is served from 12-12:45 and show at 1 pm.  Tickets are $46.73 per person. For the evening performance, doors open at 6 and the show begins at... Read More

Raise Your Voice With The Girl Scouts

May 17th, 2019

This June, Girl Scouts of Eastern IA & Western IL (GSEIWI) will host their 8th annual leadership and self-discovery program known as Raise Your Voice. From June 21 till June 23, girls will spend a weekend living in dorms and exploring campus life at Loras College. Attendees will learn how their skills, their story, and their passions can be used to change the world. The leadership conference also includes sessions on environmental topics such as clean water and air, noise pollution, global warming and agriculture. Girls will develop and use their leadership skills to become an advocate for... Read More

Nirvana Experience Grunges Up Rhythm City

May 17th, 2019

Ready to take a time machine back to the ’90s? Rhythm City Casino Resort is bringing back The Nirvana Experience by popular demand! The Nirvana Experience last played Rhythm City on Saturday, April 14, 2018! Tickets are on sale now and are $15 advance or $20 day of show plus applicable taxes and online/phone fees. Tickets may be purchased online at rhythmcitycasino.com, by phone at 844-852-4FUN or in person at The Market gift shop inside Rhythm City. The Nirvana Experience is the ultimate Nirvana tribute band. Did you ever have the chance to see Nirvana live? Now you can see a band that... Read More

Quad Cities Weekend In 2 Minutes – May 16th, 2019

May 16th, 2019

Many, many flood benefits hit town this weekend, along with a magic show in Muscatine, cool concerts at RIBCO and Raccoon Motel and more, in this week’s Weekend!  Read More

QC Uncut – Patrick Adamson of Comedy Sportz (May 15th, 2019)

May 15th, 2019

A few weeks back, QuadCities.com broke the story about Comedy Sportz leaving the Establishment Theater after May 25, now, Patrick Adamson, owner of CSportz, gives all the details in an in-depth conversation about the move, the future of the group, and a look back on their time in the Establishment.  Read More

As Game of Thrones Ends, Who Will Finally Sit On The Iron Throne?

May 14th, 2019

You might have heard just a little bit about a show called “Game of Thrones” on your social media. Maybe. And, if so, you might be aware that this coming weekend is the series finale. Yup, at long last, fans will get to see who will finally sit on the iron throne, and internet commentators will get to write long article bitching about it and crabbing about how horrible this season has been. That seems to be the general consensus, that this season has been nothing but a crashing disappointment. I can’t say I agree. I do agree that they should’ve stretched it out for more episodes to allow... Read More

It’s No Mystery Why Clemens Slays It As A Best-Selling Author

May 12th, 2019

It was a cold and stormy day. We met at Elly’s. Little coffee joint down by the river. My associate and I walked in, took a look around. Waitress smiled her way over. “Hi. What can I get you?” “Nothing right now, doll, thanks,” I said. “I got business.” He was waiting at a corner table. Back to the hard brick wall, mafia style, eyes on the door, like a guy who doesn’t want to get hit without a chance to go down with some cold steel in his mitts. He wore dark shades. Dark shirt. Drank coffee black as the devil’s heart. Gave us a nod. Yeah. He was the guy we were there to meet. The... Read More

Mannheim Steamroller Steaming Into Adler Theater

May 10th, 2019

The Adler Theater is getting Steamrolled. Chip Davis, founder and creator of Mannheim Steamroller, will celebrate the 35th Anniversary of his annual Christmas concert tour, making it the longest running consecutive concert tour in the entertainment industry. Davis said the hallmark tour will begin on November 11, 2019 and run through December 29, 2019. Two traveling ensembles will hold performances in cities across the country. The Mannheim Steamroller 2019 Christmas Tour is coming to the Adler Theatre in Davenport on Thursday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets ($65, $75, $88) will go on sale... Read More

Check Out The Figge For Free!

May 9th, 2019

The Figge Art Museum will be FREE to all Saturday, May 11 – Sunday, May 19 during the final days of the Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures From the Driehaus Collection exhibition. Visitors will have full access to the entire museum including the permanent collection galleries as well as Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures From the Driehaus Collection, Submerged in the Sublime: The Landscape Photography of Kim Keever, Art Nouveau Amphora and Vanessa German: Miracles and Glory Abound opening May 11 in the second-floor Katz Gallery. Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures From the Driehaus Collection,... Read More

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