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QuadCities.com Debuting Virtual Art Gallery Featuring Quad-Cities Artists

August 22nd, 2020

ATTENTION LOCAL ARTISTS! QuadCities.com is starting up the QuadCities.com Virtual Art Gallery to display your work! We’ll display up to a half-dozen of your artworks, along with an artists bio and pic of you and a link to your patreon, paypal or contact info so interested patrons can contact you to buy your artworks! If you’re interested, email Director of Digital Media Sean Leary at Sean@QuadCities.com!  Read More

Shops with Hops in Le Claire

August 18th, 2020

The Third Annual Shops with Hops is returning to historic downtown LeClaire, on Saturday Aug 22. Starting at 3pm, the shops will be hosting the Midwest’s best breweries so you can sip, sample and shop your way through town. Enjoy delicious craft beer samples from your very own 5 oz. souvenir tasting glass. Join the fun at Green Tree Brewery for the after party where Shops with Hops will be raising money for Getting Heroes Home! Must be 21+. This is a rain or shine event. Sample beer from Front Street Brewery, Adventurous Brewing LLC, Five Cities Brewing, Contrary Brewing, Crawford Brew Works,... Read More

Quad-Cities Artists Win Several Iowa Film Awards

August 13th, 2020

Several Quad-Cities artists were honored this past weekend with awards at the 29th-annual Iowa Motion Picture Association (IMPA) award ceremony. Due to Covid-19, the Aug. 8 event was held online this year. The IMPA recognized outstanding creative and technical achievement in Iowa’s moving image production industry, in all its forms. “Sons & Daughters of Thunder,” a docudrama produced by Moline-based Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Fourth Wall Films, received seven awards, out of eight IMPA nominations. It won five top Awards of Excellence: Best Live Action Entertainment — Long Form... Read More

QuadCities.com Launching Online Cabaret For Local Performers And Theater Groups!

August 5th, 2020

Are you a local performer, theatrical actor, theater, or arts organization? We’re looking to provide you a virtual stage on the QuadCities.com site and social media! With covid rampaging, we know it’s a crazy time and we want to showcase your organization. No one can come to you but that doesn’t mean you can’t come to them. Along those lines, we’re producing a Virtual Cabaret called The Show Must Go On(line) and we want you to be part of it! The “live” event will air on our Facebook page on Friday, August 14 at 7 p.m. Submissions are due Friday, August 7 by 7 p.m. Use WeTransfer... Read More

Forget Kanye, I Am Formally Announcing My 2020 Campaign For President!

July 10th, 2020

Ok, so about 50 percent of you hate Donald Trump. And, about 50 percent of you hate Joe Biden. But, probably about 90 percent of you, whether you like his music or not, think Kanye West is pretty freaking insane. This week, Ye, as the kids like to call him, was more crazy like a fox with the brilliant public relations stunt of announcing he’s going to run for president. Never mind that he hasn’t formally filed to run, and never mind that he’s way past the deadline to do so or be on the ballot in a vast majority of states, so technically, he has no chance. The fact that he announced it at... Read More

Mississippi Valley Fair Will Go On, But Downsized, With No Big Name Grandstand Acts

June 29th, 2020

The Mississippi Valley Fair will go on, albeit in a stripped back fashion minus all of their big-name Grandstand Acts, Aug. 4-9 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust, Davenport, event representative Shawn Loter announced in a live press conference broadcast on Facebook Monday night. The move to downsize is a different one from those taken by most other area events. The majority of local performance venues and events have decided to go virtual, including the Walcott Truckers Jamboree being held online July 9-11 and the Bix Beiderbecke Jazz Festival, being held online July 31 and... Read More

What’s The Good News For June, Quad-Cities?

June 29th, 2020

No doubt about it, these have been some tough times we’ve been going through. But even through all of the negative events going on, there has been some good news, and that’s what we concentrate on here, in our What’s The Good News? column on QuadCities.com and KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live.” So, what’s the good news for this month? Creature Feature Creeping In The Quad Cities has a new remedy for all that ails them, as Dr. San Guinary brings his Creature Feature T.V. program to the Saturday night airwaves at 11 p.m. starting on July 4th on COZI 6.3. The one-hour program, hosted by... Read More

It’s Good News, Bad News For Tugfest

June 25th, 2020

It’s great news for the Iowa Tugfest, not so good for the Illinois side, as due to covid-19 restrictions, Illinois has had to cancel all of their Tugfest activities for 2020. However, it’s all systems go for Iowa as of now, according to the group’s Facebook page. They announced late Wednesday night that, “After much discussion, Team Iowa has decided to move forward with Tug Fest 2020! This was a decision that we did not take lightly but in the end, we felt that our Community needed and deserved to have at least a little part of our summer be somewhat “normal”.... Read More

Frankie Joe & Kinfolk at Green Tree Brewery

June 24th, 2020

It’s official! Green Tree Brewery in LeClaire is officially bringing back some live music! Frankie Joe & Kinfolk will perform live at Green Tree Brewery (309 N Cody Rd. LeClaire) this Saturday Jun 27 at 8 p.m. All the tables will be spaced out, all the social distancing rules will be followed, and Green Tree Brewery is ready to bring on a real hootenanny!  They are planning to be outside but inside is ready too! For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/807906516348995/.   For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

Father’s Day Music Cruise

June 20th, 2020

Looking for the perfect Father’s Day activity? Join Riverboat Twilight for a relaxing music cruise. Father’s Day Music Cruise will take place this Sunday Jun 21 from 3:30 – 6 p.m. aboard the Riverboat Twilight (N Front St. LeClaire) with special guest, Bobby Ray Bunch. Bobby Ray Bunch has been entertaining audiences since 2008. After serving in the Air Force, he moved back to Iowa and has since been playing at bars, clubs, wineries, breweries and private parties. His set-list includes hits from Elvis, Johnny Cash and Tom Petty to Lynyrd Skynyrd, Pearl Jam and The Rolling Stones! Ample indoor... Read More

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