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Iowa’s Village Theatre Debuts ‘Joke Off’ Comedy Game Show July 30

July 4th, 2022
Iowa's Village Theatre Debuts 'Joke Off' Comedy Game Show July 30

Joke-Off Session is a brand new comedy game show coming to The Village Theatre on July 30! The show will feature 3 teams of comedians, using their joke writing skills, to compete in 3 rounds of point earning punchlines! Each round a little different, and a little harder. At the end of 3 rounds, the audience will eliminate the team with the fewest points, and the two leading teams face off in a roast battle round, earning extra points to claim the prize of Joke-Off Session champs! The show premiers July 30 at 8pm at The Village Theatre in the Village of East Davenport! Get your tickets here: JOKE... Read More

Iowa’s Mockingbird On Main Debuts New Play In Downtown Davenport July 8

July 3rd, 2022
Iowa's Mockingbird On Main Debuts New Play In Downtown Davenport July 8

Two old friends want what the other has: wealth or love. Both are pretending to be someone they’re not. That’s the premise of The Mockingbird on Main’s next premiere – Alexander Richardson’s Your Better Self – opening July 8. The Mockingbird on Main, an arts incubator dedicated to the presentation of new works, is thrilled to be bringing yet another world premiere to Downtown Davenport. Richardson’s new play deals with the wealthy Zenola Goodrich who feels lacking in the love department, and Antoinette Caldwell who married for love and lives in poverty. After a chance... Read More

Looking For A Positive, Upbeat Book To Read? Illinois Author Offers Optimistic Short Stories

July 3rd, 2022
Looking For A Positive, Upbeat Book To Read? Illinois Author Offers Optimistic Short Stories

Change. We undergo transformations every day of our lives, in ways small and significant, in ways good and bad. Sean Leary’s “Does The Shed Skin Know It Was Once A Snake?” offers 11 award-winning short stories dealing with the life changes many of us face, and the positive ways in which our lives can transform, even in difficult times. “Shed Skin” is available in bookstores and webstores worldwide  as a print book and eBook for every eReader format. It is also available direct from the author at seanleary@seanleary.com for $19 postpaid, through paypal at the same address. “Shed... Read More

Iowa’s Countryside Closes “Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” TODAY!

July 3rd, 2022
Iowa's Countryside Closes "Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" TODAY!

Countryside Community Theatre offers you one more chance to see “Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat!” Last show is TODAY at 2 at North Scott High School Theatre in Eldridge. “Sha la la, Joseph, you’re doing fine! You and your dreamcoat, ahead of your time!” One of the most enduring shows of all time, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers and the coat of many colors. Told entirely through song with the help of a main character Narrator, the musical follows preferred... Read More

Rock Island’s Sunset Marina Hosts Drum Circle Hitting the Beach July 3

July 2nd, 2022
Rock Island's Sunset Marina Hosts Drum Circle Hitting the Beach July 3

Spend your Independence Day Eve down on the beach at Sunset Marina with a community of artists and lovers!  Bring your drum, your poi, your dancing and energy to the river on Sunday, July 3! The drumming will officially start after the fireworks show at RED WHITE AND BOOM just down the river. Learn more here: JULY 3 DRUM CIRCLE  Read More

Get Groovy With Smooth Groove In East Moline On July 4!

July 2nd, 2022
Get Groovy With Smooth Groove In East Moline On July 4!

Get groovy with Smooth Groove as they headline an outdoor concert in Downtown East Moline on July 4! Smooth Groove his the Whiskey Stop outdoor stage around 2pm on Monday immediately following the East Moline Parade. Party goers can find all the details here: SMOOTH GROOVE AT WHISKEY STOP Smooth Groove was created in 2000, by Ruben Sierra. They have had the pleasure and honor of opening for The Travoltas, War, KC and The Sunshine Band, The Shagalalic’s and have performed for many festivals, events, weddings, fundraisers, at every Casino in the Quad City area, and have headlined for the... Read More

Illinois 40th Annual Genesis Firecracker Run Happening Monday In East Moline

July 2nd, 2022
Illinois 40th Annual Genesis Firecracker Run Happening Monday In East Moline

It’s not a 4th of July celebration without getting your day started at the Genesis Firecracker Run! The 40th Annual Genesis Firecracker Run is happening Monday, July 4 at 7:30am in downtown East Moline! Live music, fun and an electric Independence Day vibe will be had throughout the day! For more information the Genesis Firecracker Run visit http://www.firecrackerrun.com/.  Read More

Mississippi Valley Blues Fest Returning To Iowa’s LeClaire Park!

June 29th, 2022
Mississippi Valley Blues Fest Returning To Iowa's LeClaire Park!

The Mississippi Valley Blues Society has scheduled Blues Fest 2022 for September 16-17, 2022, and returns to the historic LeClaire Park bandshell in Davenport, Iowa. Award-winning lineup and ticket sales announcement coming soon! Click below and subscribe to our mailing list to get notified and be automatically entered to win t-shirts, tickets, and more: Blues Fest 2022  Read More

Thursday Night Groove Kicks Off August 18

June 26th, 2022
Thursday Night Groove Kicks Off August 18

Thursday Night Groove rocks Schwiebert Park beginning August 18! 8/18 Funktastic 5 8/25 Ivan Singh – Sponsored by Mississippi Valley Blues Society 9/1 Wicked Liz & the Bellyswirls 9/8 Crooked Cactus Band 9/15 Soul Storm 9/22 Phyllis and the Sharks 9/29 North of 40 10/6 Piso’s Cure – Sponsored by The Arc of the Quad Cities Area 10/13 Class of ’82 – Sponsored by The Arc of the Quad Cities Area 10/20 Rain Date if needed For more visit THURSDAY NIGHT GROOVE  Read More

New Film Debuts at The Village July 1

June 26th, 2022
New Film Debuts at The Village July 1

‘Anybody’s Blues’, the first feature-length film from Farmer Klink Productions, the brainchild of former Quad City actor/director Ian Klink, will debut on July 1 in The Village of East Davenport. Full of tense emotions, un-ending spirit, and plenty of laughs, this film stars Justin Marxen and Jessica Taylor and features many QC local talents including Circa ‘21’s Savannah Bay Strandin. ‘Anybody’s Blues’ was shot in and around the Quad Cities in the summer of 2020 featuring a local cast and crew. The premier will be held at The Village Theatre in Davenport on Friday,... Read More