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A Tempest Is Brewing At Genesius Guild

June 14th, 2019

The Genesius Guild will present The Tempest by Shakespeare on June 15, 16, 22, and 23. Performances start at 8:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Park Classic Theatre in Rock Island. Admission is free. The Tempest is thought to be one of the last plays that Shakespeare wrote without collaborating with other authors. Beneath the comic themes about a ship crew stranded on the enchanted island, the show explores themes of family, betrayal, and forgiveness. Many scholars believe that Shakespeare wrote himself into this work. Prospero, the magician at the center of the show, engineers events to create the world... Read More

Jazzy Ash Leaping Into Quad-Cities

June 14th, 2019

The Quad City Arts’ Visiting Artist Series will present its first ever summer residency June 15-19 with New Orleans jazz band Jazzy Ash & the Leaping Lizards! The group will be putting on free performances around the QC region, including a Father’s day concert during the Freight House Farmer’s Market in Davenport (11:00 am June 16), at the Moline Public Library on June 17 at 6:30 pm, the LeClaire Community library outdoor plaza on June 18 at 6:00 pm (rain location: next door at the firehall, 201 N 15th St.), a free concert for Rock Island summer camps and the public at MLK Jr. Park... Read More

Celebrate Juneteenth at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds!

June 14th, 2019

The Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds will be transformed into a Juneteenth Festival this weekend! Come celebrate Juneteenth at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds (2815 W Locust St. Davenport) this Saturday Jun 15 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Join the Friends of MLK for a day filled with family-friendly entertainment! Enjoy dance performances, gospel groups, Welcome Ceremony, and open-air market featuring local and regional vendors, Food Truck Alley and the 3rd Annual Miss Juneteenth Pageant. Listen to live music from Jazzy Ash & The Leapin’ Lizards, Dwayne Hodges from 10 of Soul, the QC Temptations... Read More

Top-Rated Youth Soccer Team in the Quad-Cities Holding Tryouts

June 13th, 2019

Looking for a great soccer team for fall? EMSSC SPARTANS are having tryouts THIS WEEK! Spartans are the TOP-RATED team in the Quad-Cities, ranked in the top 15 in Illinois at the U11 and U13 levels this year and have excellent coaches and programs for all ages for boys and girls! Looking for a great family environment and the chance to play some awesome soccer? Become a Spartan! Details are in the flyer attached with this story. For more information see http://emssc.org/?fbclid=IwAR2a-zkVbqZVcJHNmMxcLwWlEdbgXVFeYYU3rW9w-npjDBEwywNzpQW6ulI  Read More

Keller Williams Grateful Grass Coming To Quad-Cities

June 13th, 2019

Alternating Currents festival will kick-off with headliner Keller Williams’ Grateful Grass and Max Weinberg’s Jukebox on Thursday, August 22 at the Adler Theatre, Davenport. Tickets ($35 & $45) will go on sale this Friday, June 14 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets will be available online at Ticketmaster.com and in person at the Adler Theatre Box Office (136 E. 3rd St.) Patrons will also have the opportunity to shake hands with Max Weinberg by adding on an exclusive meet and greet experience! Keller Williams is one of the best-known names in bluegrass music.  In his latest project, Keller... Read More

Explore the Truth About Dinosaurs at Niabi Zoo

June 13th, 2019

Did you know we have living dinosaurs walking our planet present day? Where are they?  What are they eating? Experience Dinosaur Day at Niabi Zoo (13010 Niabi Zoo Rd. Coal Valley) this Saturday Jun 15 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Come see evidence to answer the question, “Are dinosaurs alive?” Participate in hands-on learning activities all day on the Festival Lawn and a special Dinosaurs Alive program at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., also on the Festival Lawn. Dinosaur Day activities are included with the price of admission – all admission supports conservation and education initiatives at Niabi... Read More

Microbrew Mile Series and Craft Beer Festival Returns!

June 12th, 2019

Hey Quad Cities, are you ready for the area’s most highly anticipated kick-off to summer event? That’s right, the 6th Annual Micro Brew Mile Road Race and Craft Beer Festival is almost upon us! These two amazing events will be happening this Saturday Jun 15 in Downtown Moline! Come out for the area’s only 1-mile and 6K road race and stay for the delectable and downright delicious Craft Beer Festival, afterwards! Whether you are an avid runner or prefer a leisurely stroll through Downtown Moline, there is a race option for you! The check-in location on the day of the race will be at 5th Avenue... Read More

Summer Live@Five in Full Swing at RME

June 11th, 2019

When the weather starts to warm up, the live outdoor music in the QCA follows closely behind. That’s right, it’s time to start up the River Music Experience Friday Live@Five! Since 2010, the River Music Experience (RME) has hosted this free summer concert series in the RME Courtyard on 2nd Street in Davenport. All ages are welcome, and the shows are every Friday night at 5 p.m.   Here is the line-up of concerts for the 2019 season: 6/14 RME’s 15th Anniversary Block party feat. Miles Nielsen, Elizabeth Moen & The Velies 6/21 with Bakersfield Outlaws sponsored by Massetone Entertainment 6/23... Read More

Get Your Music Fix with Moeller Nights

June 11th, 2019

There’s no question that Moeller Nights provides one of the most impressive collections of live entertainment acts in the Quad Cities and surrounding areas, each and every week. Moeller Nights are filled with unique voices, writers and players. Every artist, comedian or author who takes the stage at a Moeller Nights function will guarantee you an evening like no other that’s happening anywhere else in the world.   Check out some of the amazing Moeller Nights performances coming up this week: Wednesday Jun 12 Bendigo Fletcher takes the stage at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon... Read More

Timeless Classic Beauty and the Beast Playing Soon at QCMG!

June 10th, 2019

Tale as old as time. Song as old as rhyme. Beauty and the Beast comes to life, on stage, this week! Quad City Music Guild presents The Broadway Musical, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jun 14-16 and 20-23 at Prospect Park Auditorium (1584 34th Avenue Moline). Take part in the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. The all-ages story tells of Belle, a young, forward thinking woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress.... Read More

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