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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

Bald Eagle Days Will Soon Be Landing!

January 7th, 2019

Hey Quad Cities, are you ready for a fun-filled family friendly weekend? Make plans to check out this year’s annual Bald Eagle Days! Bald Eagle Days 2019 takes place this Friday Jan 11 from 4 – 8 p.m., Saturday Jan 12 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Sunday Jan 13 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the QCCA Expo Center (2621 4th Ave. Rock Island). Admission for adults is $6, kids 6-15 are $1 and kids under 6 are free. On Friday, all kids under 16 receive free admission. This family favorite will include amazing shows from Big Run Wolf Ranch and the Exotic Animal Sanctuary. Bubba the 10-ft alligator is back,... Read More

Catch Martin Sexton at The Stardust!

January 6th, 2019

Get a head start to your weekend this Thursday night with some live music at The Stardust! Martin Sexton, with Chris Trapper, takes the stage at The Stardust (218 Iowa Street Davenport) on Thursday Jan 10. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music begins at 7 p.m. A native of Syracuse, N.Y., and the tenth of 12 children, Martin Sexton grew up in the ’80s. Uninterested in the music of the day, he fueled his dreams with the timeless sounds of classic rock ’n’ roll. From 1996 to 2002 Sexton released Black Sheep, The American, Wonder Bar and Live Wide Open. Martin Sexton launched his own label, KTR,... Read More

Ron White Coming to Adler Theatre!

January 5th, 2019

Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White is coming to the Quad Cities! Ron White takes the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd St. Davenport) stage Thursday Jan 10 at 7:30 p.m. This hilarious comedian is a classic storyteller; relaying tales from his real life ranging from growing up in a small town in Texas, to sharing stories of his daily life, to becoming one of the most successful comedians in America. Ron first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour phenomenon, but since 2004 has since established himself as a star in his own right. Over the past 15 years,... Read More

Get Your Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds Fix at Redstone Room

January 4th, 2019

Who DOESN’T love to sing along to their favorite Dave Matthews Band songs?! Experience Two Step, a Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds Tribute, with opening act Dirty Water Boys, this Saturday Jan 5 at the River Music Experience’s Redstone Room (129 N Main St. Davenport). Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Join Tanner and Zack as they celebrate DMB’s music in the form of the famous duo, Dave & Tim. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 on the day of the show. Must be 19+ (minors must be accompanied by parent or guardian). The Redstone Room at River Music Experience is... 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

Take Your Wedding to the Max in 2019!

January 3rd, 2019

Are you or someone you know planning a wedding in 2019? Then you must make plans to attend WeddingMax Bridal Show, this weekend! The 16th Annual WeddingMax Bridal Show is happening this Saturday Jan 5 from 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr. Moline). Admission is $10 at the door, and $5 in advance. You can purchase advanced tickets at Ducky’s Formal Wear (Moline and Galesburg), the TaxSlayer Center box office and A Storybook Ending Bridal in Dewitt. WeddingMax Bridal Show is the first bridal show of the year, which allows you to see and experience the latest wedding... Read More

Foxholes and Plunkett Live at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel

January 2nd, 2019

Catch some live music this weekend, in the Quad Cities! Foxholes and Plunkett will be taking the stage at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel (304 E 3rd St. Davenport) this Saturday Jan 5. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music begins at 7 p.m. This is a 21 and over event. Des Moines indie rock group Foxholes features a propulsive rhythm section, jangling electric guitars, smokey vocals, and a healthy dose of reverb to define the band’s 80’s alt throwback sound. Following the band’s debut full-length ‘Can’t Help Myself,’ their sophomore release delivers more strong hooks and expansive... Read More

Angela Meyer and Kari Arnett Bringing a Little Western to Downtown Davenport

January 1st, 2019

Catch Angela Meyer and Kari Arnett this Thursday Jan 3, live at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel (304 E 3rd St. Davenport). Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music begins at 7 p.m. Angela Meyer has been performing professionally since she was just 16 years old, staying true to “writing songs for empty rooms & broken hearts in hopes to fill them up”.  A storyteller with a passion for her listeners, Angela pulls in the crowd with a sweet voice and brutal honesty.  She isn’t afraid to tackle heavy topics within her songwriting, but also pokes at the humor in everyday life.  Her... Read More

Stay Warm This New Year’s Day at Hawkeye Sports Bar & Grill’s Chili Cook-Off!

December 31st, 2018

Looking for a delicious way to spend your New Year’s Day? Head to Hawkeye Sports Bar & Grill (4646 Cheyenne Ave Davenport) this Tuesday Jan 1 from 3 – 7 p.m. for their Annual New Year’s Day Chili Cook-Off! Catch the Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs football game at 11 a.m. and stick around for some delicious chili! Want to show off your culinary skills? Make sure to get your chili, crockpot and ladle to Hawkeye Sports Bar by 2:45. Bowls, spoons and crackers will be provided. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top winning chilis. Don’t want to show anyone up your skills?... Read More

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