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Quad City Storm Storming Forward With New Season And Promotions

September 21st, 2018

The Storm is storming forward with a new season, promotions and a community initiative to skate new hockey fans into their TaxSlayer home. The team will hold a press conference to announce plans at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26 at the TaxSlayer Center, Moline.    The new hockey team will release the 2018-2019 inaugural season promotional schedule, introduce their non-profit fundraising program and give a sneak peek at the Power Grafx Merchandise Store. In addition, the team will announce their training camp schedule, their new easy-to-use group ticketing system and the fundraising opportunities... Read More

Plenty of Four-Legged Fun at Dogtoberfest!

September 21st, 2018

Looking to spend a little quality time and make some memories with those four-legged family members? The 10th Annual Dogtoberfest is happening this Sunday Sep 23 from 12-3 p.m. at Crow Creek Park (4800 Devils Glen Rd. Bettendorf). There are no admission fees. The first 150 families through the gate will receive a special doggie bag! Come out and enjoy food trucks, live auction, raffles and all things fur-friendly! Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Kathy Behncke for more information at k.behncke@mchsi.com. Don’t miss this year’s Dogtoberfest at Crow Creek Park!  Read More

Tripmaster Monkey Reunited For New Record

September 20th, 2018

Tripmaster Monkey, one of the most commercially and creatively successful bands in Quad-Cities music history, has reunited to begin recording a new album. The group — guitarist and singer Jamie Toal, singer Chris Bernat, drummer Marty Reyhons, and bassist Wes Haas — is not signed to a label and plans on releasing the record independently, sources with the band said. There are no release dates or indications of when the band plans on debuting any new material, but producer Patrick Stolley and drummer Marty Reyhons both posted on social media today about the recording sessions. Tripmaster was... Read More

CCT ‘Christmas Carol’ Auditions Coming Sunday

September 20th, 2018

Countryside Community Theatre will hold auditions for the holiday classic, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, onSunday September 23. Based on the Charles Dickens classic, A CHRISTMAS CAROL tells the tale of  the curmudgeonly Ebenezer Scrooge, who is visited by the ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Future hoping to change his destiny and save his soul. The new musical adaptation by Danny White (Music and Lyrics) and Tristan Tapscott (Adaptation and New Book) follows an older man writing down his memories of an older gentleman he once knew. As we hear his stories, we travel back in time where we meet Scrooge... Read More

Something Rotten at Adler Theatre

September 20th, 2018

Broadway’s hilarious new smash, Something Rotten! is heading to the Adler Theatre for one night only! Something Rotten! is currently touring and will make a stop at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd St. Davenport) this Saturday Sep 22 at 7:30 p.m. Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL! With its heart on its ruffled sleeve and sequins... Read More

Speakeasy Laugh Hard Competition Down To The Top 10!

September 20th, 2018

After two outstanding preliminary rounds on Sept. 8 and 15 with stand-up comedians from across the Midwest and from as far away as St Louis, The Speakeasy in downtown Rock Island is now down to the top 10 competing for the chance to win $1,000 and be crowned as Speakeasy Laugh Hard Champion on Sept. 29.   QuadCities.com is a proud sponsor of the Speakeasy Laugh Hard Competition. “We are so excited about this show on the 29th” said Brett Hitchcock, director of audience development. “We’ve had so many talented comics perform during this month. It was really difficult for the judges... 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

Your Senses Will Be Pleased at the Geneseo Harvest Music Festival

September 19th, 2018

Looking for an exciting and auditorily pleasing way to spend this weekend? Then head to Geneseo! The Geneseo Performing Arts Council (GPAC) invites you this Saturday Sep 22 and Sunday Sep 23 to the Geneseo Harvest Music Festival! Saturday Sep 22 is the 28th Annual Maple Leaf Marching Band Classic at the Geneseo High School football stadium (700 N State St. Geneseo), beginning at 3 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults and $3 for students. Programs are just $3. Area bands will compete for honors in the marching show. Geneseo Middle School Band will perform a special introduction.  Geneseo High School... Read More

Plus-Sized Boutique Grace Opening With Style And Charity

September 19th, 2018

When it comes to personal style and impact, you can never have enough Charm and Grace. The Quad-Cities will soon be home to both, as Grace Boutique, an upscale boutique featuring plus-sized clothing, will join its sister store, Charm, at 2507 53rd Ave., Bettendorf, on Sept. 20. Like Charm, Grace will offer a striking and singular collection of unique woman’s clothing, shoes, accessories, and gifts. Its genesis was borne of necessity, as many of Charm’s customers and potential customers were requesting a wider range of sizes which weren’t covered by the Charm vendors. “We could see there... Read More

WQPT Invites Public To Preview New Ken Burns Documentary

September 18th, 2018

WQPT, PBS for the Quad-Cities, invites the public to preview screenings of a new Ken Burns documentary “THE MAYO CLINIC: FAITH – HOPE – SCIENCE.”   Each screening event will include a 36-minute preview of the Ken Burns documentary about the Mayo Clinic, and a panel discussion of the film.   A “Science” themed screening – featuring a panel discussion with local doctors who trained at Mayo – will take place on Wednesday, September 19th at 6:00pm in the Putnam Museum’s Giant Screen Theater.   A “Faith” themed screening – featuring two of the leaders of the Rochester... Read More

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