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Ah Leah, You’ll Love Today’s Video You Deserve

August 2nd, 2021
Ah Leah, You'll Love Today's Video You Deserve

Mondays can be rough. And so, every Monday, we give you a music video. A fun, funny music video. Something that’ll make you smile, make you laugh, make you reminisce, and make you realize that back in the day, music video creators were probably either insane or heavily intoxicated. But were also incredibly entertaining. We call this feature, The Video You Deserve, and you can find it every Monday on your site for fun, free entertainment and features, QuadCities.com. Our latest video is one which didn’t quite make bright yellow banana suits popular, but it was a big hit for its creator. Donnie... Read More

Davenport’s Mockingbird On Main Presenting ‘Marceline: A Love Story’

July 30th, 2021
Davenport's Mockingbird On Main Presenting 'Marceline: A Love Story'

Join Davenport’s Mockingbird On Main September 25 for MARCELINE: A LOVE STORY, a very special evening focused on Walt Disney’s beloved boyhood hometown of Marceline. Come meet the Creative Director of the Walt Disney Hometown Museum, Peter Whitehead, as he takes us on a journey through Walt’s childhood growing up in the heart of the American mid-west. Peter will shine a spotlight on the intimate connections that link this small Missouri town to Walt’s life and his incredibly creative career. MARCELINE- A Love Story Saturday, September 25 Presentation begins at 8pm Doors... Read More

Fresh Films Quad-Cities Looking To Deliver Instruction To Local High Schools And Youth Clubs

July 30th, 2021
Fresh Films Quad-Cities Looking To Deliver Instruction To Local High Schools And Youth Clubs

There are awesome opportunities this year for young Quad-Cities filmmakers to gain valuable experience and have fun with Fresh Films! Here’s the latest: Fresh Films Academies Quad Cities – Applications open for host locations! What: Fresh Films will deliver project-based film instruction on professional equipment on site at up to 4 Quad Cities high schools or youth clubs at no cost to the host organization. When: October 2021-May 2022 | Thursdays 4-6:30pm Where: On site at host school or organization Who: 12-25 youth per location, open to all QC high schools and youth organizations... Read More

Don’t Throw Shades At This Week’s Video You Deserve

July 19th, 2021
Don't Throw Shades At This Week's Video You Deserve

Mondays can be rough. And so, every Monday, we give you a music video. A fun, funny music video. Something that’ll make you smile, make you laugh, make you reminisce, and make you realize that back in the day, music video creators were probably either insane or heavily intoxicated. But were also incredibly entertaining. We call this feature, The Video You Deserve, and you can find it every Monday on your site for fun, free entertainment and features, QuadCities.com. Our latest video is one which doesn’t offer the best advice, although you might look cooler doing it. It’s from a Canadian... Read More

Rock Island’s Rozz Tox Hosting Cult Classic ‘Pink Flamingos’ Tonight

July 16th, 2021
Rock Island's Rozz Tox Hosting Cult Classic 'Pink Flamingos' Tonight

Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island, is hosting an outdoor screening of the 1972 cult film classic “Pink Flamingos,” by John Waters, in the garden tonight (Friday), at 10 p.m. Admission is free and attendees must be at least 17 years old. “Pink Flamingos” has become a revered and reviled cult classic since its release, and at the time of its release it was one of the most divisive films of all time. Here are some quotes from reviews of the film: “one of the most vile, stupid and repulsive films ever made.” — Variety “beyond pornography… the nearest American... Read More

This Week’s Video You Deserve Is One To Make You Sleep With One Eye Open

July 12th, 2021
This Week's Video You Deserve Is One To Make You Sleep With One Eye Open

Mondays can be rough. And so, every Monday, we give you a music video. A fun, funny music video. Something that’ll make you smile, make you laugh, make you reminisce, and make you realize that back in the day, music video creators were probably either insane or heavily intoxicated. But were also incredibly entertaining. We call this feature, The Video You Deserve, and you can find it every Monday on your site for fun, free entertainment and features, QuadCities.com. Our latest video is from a band which had been struggling about the Midwest for a while during the late ’70s and early ’80s... Read More

A River Of Blood Running Through The Quad-Cities In New Horror Miniseries Coming To YouTube

July 8th, 2021
A River Of Blood Running Through The Quad-Cities In New Horror Miniseries Coming To YouTube

You feel something in the air? Something strange? Something not quite right? Something frightening? Quad Cities is a new horror miniseries that will air on YouTube starting October 2nd. Each week, one episode will air with the fifth and final episode airing on October 30th, just before Halloween. The series was shot in the Quad Cities (Iowa and Illinois) with mostly local talent. Each episode will run approx. 10-15 min. And when each episode drops, we’ll be running a short story and link to it on your fun, free, local QuadCities.com! A teaser trailer is also coming soon! For more info, see:... Read More

Moline Filmmakers Win Harriet Beecher Stowe “Power of Voice” Award From Festival

July 8th, 2021
Moline Filmmakers Win Harriet Beecher Stowe “Power of Voice” Award From Festival

“Sons & Daughters of Thunder,” a new film by Mid-America Emmy nominated filmmakers Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Moline-based Fourth Wall Films, will be showcased by the Over-the-Rhine Film Festival at the historic Harriet Beecher Stowe House in Cincinnati, Ohio, Thursday, July 8 at 4 p.m. Central time. A Q&A with the filmmakers and others will follow the screening. The film will receive the Harriet Beecher Stowe “Power of Voice” Award, according to a Fourth Wall release. Viewers can attend the exclusive event virtually by purchasing advance tickets at https://thirdrow.live/otrff . “Sons... Read More

It’s A Fourth Of July Holiday Video You Deserve

July 5th, 2021
It's A Fourth Of July Holiday Video You Deserve

Mondays can be rough. And so, every Monday, we give you a music video. A fun, funny music video. Something that’ll make you smile, make you laugh, make you reminisce, and make you realize that back in the day, music video creators were probably either insane or heavily intoxicated. But were also incredibly entertaining. We call this feature, The Video You Deserve, and you can find it every Monday on your site for fun, free entertainment and features, QuadCities.com. Our latest video is one in honor of yesterday’s Fourth of July holiday. Ladies and gentlemen, “Born In The U.S.A.”... Read More

If You Don’t Want Your Kids To Be Lazy, Keep Them Away From This Show

July 2nd, 2021
If You Don't Want Your Kids To Be Lazy, Keep Them Away From This Show

Sean Leary is on vacation. The following is a column from the upcoming book, Sean Leary’s Greatest Hits, vol. 9, coming to bookstores worldwide this summer. Recently, I discovered a show that features some of the biggest dawdlers, layabouts and goldbrickers I’ve ever seen in the history of TV. A show geared toward kids. A show that may be poisoning the work ethic of this country’s youth and undermining our competitiveness in the world economy. That show? “Wonder Pets.” I recently became a father, and as such, I’ve started to acquaint myself with kids’ programming. Little did I... Read More