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WIU – Quad Cities Presents Earth Hour Every Wednesday Night

February 2nd, 2020

Western Illinois University’s Quad Cities campus will host a series of presentations, films and panels from 5-6 p.m. each Wednesday night during the Spring 2020 semester. This series will focus on informative topics in relation to Earth Day. The public is invited to attend. Here are the upcoming presentations:   February 5 – Climate and Weather – Eric Sorensen, WQAD Meteorologist (RH 111)   February 19 – To Save Nature is to Save Ourselves: Surviving Mass Extinction – Joel Vanderbush, Curator of Conservation & Education, Niabi Zoo.   February 26 – American... Read More

WQPT Invites Artists To Submit For Campus Gallery Show

January 30th, 2020

WQPT – PBS for the Quad Cities Region and Western Illinois University – Quad Cities’ Student Services invites all Quad Citizens to submit images of art, photos, and designs for possible display in the 5th Annual Campus Art Show. The theme for this year’s Campus Art Show is THE GENE.  In April, Ken Burns will release a film that uses science, social history and personal stories to weave together a historical biography of the human genome while also exploring the stunning breakthroughs in understanding the impact genes play on heredity, disease and behavior. From the story of the remarkable... Read More

Get Fire’t Up With Brantley Gilbert!

January 27th, 2020

Things are going to get Fire’t Up in the Quad Cities this Thursday night! Country music star Brantley Gilbert brings his Fire’t Up Tour, along with special guests Dylan Scott and Brandon Lay, to the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Drive Moline) this Thursday Jan 30 at 7 p.m. The 30-plus-date tour takes its name from a track on Brantley’s upcoming album, Fire & Brimstone, which dropped on Oct 4. “I truly feel like we’re at the point that we can let the music take us where it is meant to go, so with every new album we like to change up our show and make it something that plays to those... Read More

Honor Loved Ones With Quad City Storm’s Paint The Ice

January 27th, 2020

Tuesday January 28th the TaxSlayer Center will be open to the public from 10 AM – 7 PM for the Storm’s Hockey Fights Cancer Ice Painting.  Quad Citizens are encouraged to come to the arena to paint the names of loved ones who have fought cancer on the ice in the color that symbolizes the cancer they fought.  Painting is free and the Storm will be providing paint, brushes and everything needed for painting names on the ice. Next Saturday February 1st is the Quad City Storm’s Hockey Fights Cancer Night.  The game is sponsored by UnityPoint Health Trinity and all proceeds raised from... Read More

I Never Saw Another Butterfly at The Black Box Theatre

January 24th, 2020

The Black Box Theatre (1623 5th Avenue Moline) brings yet another thought-provoking and powerful show to the stage. I Never Saw Another Butterfly is a collection of works of art and poetry by Jewish children who lived in the concentration camp Theresienstadt. They were created at the camp in secret art classes taught by Austrian artist and educator Friedl Dicker-Brandeis. The book takes its title from a poem by Pavel Friedmann, a young man born in 1921 who was incarcerated at Theresienstadt and was later killed at Auschwitz. The works were compiled after World War II by Czech art historian Hana... Read More

Moline Public Schools Foundation Hosts Trivia Night!

January 23rd, 2020

Are you looking for a fun night out with friends while helping raise funds for local students in our community? Moline Public Schools Foundation proudly presents MPSF Trivia Night this Saturday Jan 25 at Local Union 25 Plumbers and Pipefitters (4600 46th Avenue Rock Island). Doors open at 6 p.m. and trivia begins at 6:30 p.m. Come enjoy this fun-filled evening and take the opportunity to show off all that useless knowledge you’ve retained throughout the years! Teams will consist of 8 per table with a cost of $100 per table. All players and attendees must be 21 and over. Register your table today! The... Read More

Matchbox Twenty and The Wallflowers Making Tour Stop in the Quad Cities

January 13th, 2020

Matchbox Twenty, the multi-platinum, hit-making pop rock band, announced today a 50+ date summer tour. Produced by Live Nation, “Matchbox Twenty 2020”, will also feature special guest The Wallflowers. You can experience the Matchbox Twenty 2020 Tour at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Drive Moline) on Sunday Aug 23 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets ($35, $47, $63 and $85) and VIP Packages go on sale to the general public beginning Friday Jan 17 at LiveNation.com, but Matchbox Twenty Tour Club members will have exclusive presale access starting Tuesday Jan 14 at 10 a.m. local market time.   TOUR CLUB... Read More

Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo Heads Back to TaxSlayer Center

January 13th, 2020

Let’s rodeo, Quad Cities! Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo returns to the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr. Moline) this Friday Jan 17 and Saturday Jan 18 at 7:30 p.m., both nights. Saddle up for a thrilling evening featuring the nation’s top P.R.C.A cowboys vs. the rankest bucking horses and bulls in the fan favorite events: Bull Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding and Bareback Riding.  Riding to garner points to qualify for the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas… the COWBOYS are In it to Win it. Don’t forget to come early for the FREE Pre-Show (with ticket) from 6-7 p.m. each night. Fans will have... Read More

Blackbox Opens Fourth Season With ‘I Never Saw Another Butterfly’

January 10th, 2020

The Black Box Theatre in downtown Moline will open their fourth season with “I Never Saw Another Butterfly” a play by Celeste Raspanti. “We chose to do the play in honor of Holocaust Remembrance” said director and co-founder of the theatre, Lora Adams. The piece is an inspiring story that shows how art can be used in times of tragedy and is centered around Raja, a Czech teenager forced into Terezin, a Jewish ghetto. The camp was a stopping point before being sent to the death camps, particularly Auschwitz. Fifteen thousand children under the age of fifteen passed through Terezin. Less... Read More

Storm and RIA, With The Help Of Ninja Turtles, Help Honor Flight

January 10th, 2020

Yesterday the Storm and RIA Federal Credit Union presented a check in the amount of $4525 to Honor Flight of The Quad Cities.  The money was raised through the Storm’s Nickelodeon Night game on December 27th and a game worn Ninja Turtle jersey auction, both of which were sponsored by RIA Federal Credit Union. The donation brought the Storm’s 2019-2020 season giveback total to over $45,000!  The Storm return to action Friday and Saturday to take on the Peoria Rivermen in the #ColdWarOn74.  Tickets can be purchased online at QuadCityStorm.com.  Read More

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