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Delivery, Carry-Out and Curbside Options in the Quad Cities

March 28th, 2020

The times, they are a-changin’. Maybe for a couple weeks, maybe more. Amidst all of the cancellations, closures and ‘social distancing’ demands, one thing rings true: the recent COVID-19 outbreak in our country is forcing everyone to make some adjustments to their daily lives. Adaptation will get us through these times, thankfully. And no one knows adaptation better than local businesses right now. With the latest mandate that all bars and restaurants in Illinois and Iowa cannot open their doors to dine-in customers, some changes have been made. Whether new delivery, carry-out or curbside... Read More

Check Out Chuck Murphy Live on Facebook Today!

March 27th, 2020

Looking for something fun to do today? Why not check a live performance from Chuck Murphy’s garage? Local musician, Chuck Murphy, will be taking his upbeat and entertaining live music to Facebook Live today at 3 p.m. You can check out his show on his Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/chuckchuckbobuck79. Make sure to tune in! Maybe he’ll even agree to do some more ‘fun costumes’ for viewers.   Bio: Chuck Murphy is an Iowa-based country and rock musician that creates unforgettable moments with his audience (both in person and remotely). This singer, guitarist and pianist has... Read More

Local Musician Lewis Knudsen Performing 12-Hour Live Concert Now!

March 27th, 2020

As we all continue to Shelter in Place and practice safe Social Distancing, we are finding that turning away from the news and focusing on uplifting and hopeful messages provided by artists and musicians and the treasures they create, are quite beneficial. Local musician Lewis Knudsen is one of the many Quad Citians dedicated to bringing the community positive entertainment through these times. Lewis, however, may be taking local live concerts to the next level for other artists. Lewis Knudsen is currently (right now!) performing a 12-hour live concert on Facebook! You can find his live stream... Read More

Ozark Season 3 Released Friday

March 26th, 2020

Netflix Original, Ozark, returns with Season 3 on Friday Mar 27. The first two seasons of this series, in which Jason Bateman won an Emmy for directing and Julia Garner won an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress for, are currently streaming on Netflix. Ozark tells the story of a financial adviser that drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder $500 million in five years to appease a drug boss. Starring: Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Sofia Hublitz Creators: Bill Dubuque, Mark Williams   For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the... Read More

Enjoy a Bedtime Story from Josh Gad

March 25th, 2020

Josh Gad, the man behind the infamous voice of our beloved Olaf, has taken to Twitter to read children’s books. Each night around 6:30 p.m. he takes the world of Twitter to read to your children (or yourself) for about 10 minutes. So far, the skilled voice actor has read from books like The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt, Olivia Goes to Venice by Ian Falconer, and the classic tale The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, giving each character an entertaining and unique voice. Follow Josh Gad on Twitter for upcoming reading sessions at: https://twitter.com/joshgad #GadBookClub For more fun... Read More

Get Your Sports Fix with Some Free Content

March 25th, 2020

Feeling the effect of no sports right now? Well, the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL want to help you with that! Right now, all four major sports leagues are offering FREE content to help fill that void! Here’s the info: NFL– NFL Game Pass is now free until May 22. Visit https://nflcommunications.com/Pages/NFL-OFFERS-FANS-FREE-ACCESS-TO-NFL-GAME-PASS-.aspx for more information. NBA– Offering FREE NBA League Pass through Apr 22. Visit https://www.nba.com/nba-fan-letter-league-pass-free-preview for more information. MLB– Offering FREE classic games on YouTube. Visit https://www.mlb.com/news/watch-classic-mlb-games-for-free... Read More

One Human Family QCA Makes Inclusive Statement On Covid-19

March 24th, 2020

With the entire world in crisis over the COVID-19 pandemic, it is natural for people to be filled with anxiety and fear over an uncertain future.  This is not the time for blaming, scapegoating and hate. One Human Family QCA is deeply concerned about the recent rise in the number and intensity of hate statements and acts directed against our Asian neighbors as a result of the current pandemic.  One Human Family QCA is dedicated to our mission of welcoming and protecting “the life, dignity, and human rights of ALL people in all places in our community.”  It is in keeping with that mission... Read More

Birds of Prey Releases Digitally Today

March 24th, 2020

Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn will be available to purchase on digital on Mar 24, so folks who missed the latest DC film in theaters (which, judging by the box office, was too dang many of you) will be able to catch up with Margot Robbie‘s Harley Quinn and her new girl gang much sooner than expected. And Warner Bros. isn’t just releasing the film — they’ve got a handful of digital bonus features too, including a gag reel and several featurettes. On Mar 24, “Birds of Prey and the Fabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn” will be available to own... Read More

Doolittle Digital Release Today!

March 24th, 2020

Dolittle arrives on digital today, Mar 24 and 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and on demand Apr 7 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Robert Downey Jr. plays Dr. Dolittle, a man who can talk to animals. The cast also includes the voice talents of Emma Thompson, Rami Malek, Selena Gomez, John Cena and Tom Holland, among others. After losing his wife, Dolittle he locks himself away behind the high wall of his manor but is forced to set sail on an epic adventure when the queen falls gravely ill. Helping Dolittle in search of a rare cure are his animal friends — including Chee-Chee (Malek), an... Read More

Love And Faith In The Time Of Covid

March 23rd, 2020

Sunday, March 22, was an important day — and not only because it was the 90th birthday of legendary Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim, whose moving ballad “No One Is Alone” carries extra weight nowadays. In this crazy, continually changing time of Covid-19, this past Sunday was the first I can remember our church ever canceling its worship service. I have been piano accompanist at Davenport’s Zion Lutheran Church since 1999; performing each week and becoming close to many of its members have been highlights of my life. Among religious congregations nationwide that closed their doors,... Read More

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