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Quad-Cities Vendors Sought For Rock Island Artists’ Market

May 10th, 2021

The Rock Island Artists’ Market has announced it will be hosting two events for the 2021 season. Join local artists, makers, and growers on Sunday, June 27th and August 29th from 12 to 5 pm in the parking lot of Skeleton Key Art and Antiques, 520 18th Street, Rock Island, IL. This outdoor event is free to the public, and family friendly. Applications are now being accepted for vendors. Interested artists can find more information and the application form under the “Rock Island Artists’ Market” tab on Skeleton Key’s website, www.skeletonkeyqc.com, or in person during regular store hours.... Read More

Live Summer Concert Series in Quad Cities Return This Month

May 10th, 2021

Life must be returning to semi-normal, since some favorite outdoor summer concert series are back this year. The Starlight Revue Concert Series in Rock Island starts back up May 18, and free concerts are returning in early June to downtown Davenport and downtown Moline. The Tuesday night free Starlight Revue series begins in Lincoln Park on May 18 with River City 6. Starting 5 p.m., Hy-Vee Grille and Rock Island Parks and Recreation will sell food and drink, with the concerts starting at 7 p.m. The 2021 lineup is: May 18: River City 6 May 25: Troy Rangel and Friends June 1: The Tailfins June 8:... Read More

Moline’s Black Box Theater Holding Auditions For Spring/Summer Season!

May 10th, 2021

The Black Box Theatre is holding auditions for the upcoming spring/summer season. Auditions will be held at the theatre located in downtown Moline at 1623 5th Avenue, Moline, IL on Saturday, May 15 from 10 am to noon. If you are unable to attend the audition, please contact the theatre at thebbtheatre@gmail.com and arrange for a video audition to be delivered no later than May 15th. Roles open include: Hate Mail – One male, one female. Late 20’s – early 30’s (these are readers roles and require nominal memorization.) Runs late May early June. I and You – One male (must be African American)... Read More

Alan Parsons Live Project Coming to Adler Theatre on Sept. 21

May 10th, 2021

A master of progressive rock, the Alan Parsons Live Project, will perform at the Adler Theatre in Davenport on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. Reserved seat tickets for the event (starting at $30) go on sale this Friday, May 14 at 10 a.m. in person at the Adler Theatre Box Office (136 E. 3rd St.) and online at Ticketmaster.com. Alan Parsons, now 72, began his storied career as an assistant engineer at the famed Abbey Road Studios working on projects such as The Beatles’ “Abbey Road” and “Let It Be,” and quickly became one of the most sought-after names in the recording industry... Read More

Rock Island’s Circa ’21 Seeks Actors for “Saturday Night Fever” and “Disenchanted”

May 10th, 2021

Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse, Rock Island, is seeking online submissions for upcoming shows. First, the theater is looking for two dancer/singer/actors for its summer production of “Saturday Night Fever.” Production dates, including rehearsal, are July 1 – Sept. 11, 2021. Online submissions are being accepted until May 15 to fill the following roles: Cesar/Ensemble: Male; Plays 19. Latinx. A Spanish dancer at the Odyssey 2001 Night Club; excellent dancer, with strong partnering skills and lift experience, who sings well and plays various ensemble characters. Maria/Ensemble: Plays... Read More

Moline’s Black Box Theater Holding Auditions For New Shows

May 9th, 2021

Black Box Theater is holding auditions for the upcoming spring/summer season. Auditions will be held at the theatre located in downtown Moline at 1623 5th Avenue, Moline, IL on Saturday, May 15 from 10 am to noon. If you are unable to attend the audition, please contact the theatre at thebbtheatre@gmail.com and arrange for a video audition to be delivered no later than May 15th. Roles open include: Hate Mail – One male, one female. Late 20’s – early 30’s (these are readers roles and require nominal memorization.) Runs late May early June.  Directed by Lora Adams I and You – One male... Read More

Teen Online Book Club Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

May 9th, 2021

All teens (ages 11-19) are invited to join the Library’s Teen Online Book Club! We are currently meeting using Zoom, but teens can also participate on their own without attending the zoom sessions. Once you register for the book club, you will receive email updates from Miss Amber, monthly Zoom meeting details, and optional text message reminders. Please join in anytime! On May 20th at 4:00 pm we will be discussing “The Way You Make Me Feel” by Maurene Goo. Please register here: https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/event/7700430 On Thursday, June 17th at 4:00 pm we will be discussing “A... Read More

Quad-Cities Craft Beer Week is Back to Mark 2nd Anniversary of QC Ale Trail

May 9th, 2021

Local breweries will be spotlighted next week as the Quad-Cities serves up QC Craft Beer Week on May 10-15, just in time for the second anniversary of the QC Ale Trail. Over the past two years, hundreds of craft beer lovers from 17 states have blazed the QC Ale Trail, according to Visit Quad Cities. The QC Ale Trail invites beer lovers on a self-guided tour of local craft breweries across the region, from Muscatine, Iowa to Geneseo, Ill. The Q-C craft beer community continues to grow, with three new breweries opening last year and Nerdspeak Brewery opening soon at 7563 State St., Bettendorf. “Craft beer,... Read More

Quad-Cities Pizza Lovers, Order Your Next Pie Here!

May 8th, 2021

Hey, how about a pizza? You really can’t beat a great ‘za for comfort food in jenky times. In eras of uncertainty, there’s really nothing more certain that the delicious combo of malty crust, tangy sauce, gooey cheese and fresh toppings. Got your attention? You’re darn right we do. Now what you gonna do about it? Call up for some fresh pie? Good thing for you QuadCities.com offers you a list of local restaurants, bars and cafes that are going above and beyond to offer the community options to still get their favorite dishes – and here’s your list of pizza joints available for carry-out,... Read More

Bisbee Named COEHS Recruitment, Retention, and Student Success Officer For Western Illinois

May 8th, 2021

MACOMB/MOLINE, IL – – The Western Illinois University College of Education and Human Services has named Jill Bisbee as Recruitment, Retention, and Student Success Officer, as part of her role as a Field Placement Specialist for Counselor Education and College Student Personnel. Bisbee will serve approximately 3,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students from all programs and departments to enhance, coordinate and implement the COEHS’ Strategic plan for Recruitment, Retention and Student Success. “This new role is in pursuance of President [Guiyou] Huang’s Three... Read More