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A little late night viewing…

November 30th, 2021
A little late night viewing…

For your late night viewing pleasure… QUAD CITIES is a web series that was shot in the Quad Cities in the summer of 2021 and debuted in the fall of 2021.    The series was created by Kurt Oberhaus (This Is Us) and Justin Marxen (Haunt) and features both local and National talent.    QUAD CITIES follows a series of gruesome murders that plague the Quad Cities and an unlikely duo must work together to restore peace to the area.   All 5 episodes of  Quad Cities – Mini Series  now available for free on YouTube! EPISODE 1: https://youtu.be/zi3-dWq7zYE EPISODE 2: https://youtu.be/Cxq8wd3oanc EPISODE... Read More

Looking For Today’s Mississippi Valley Fair Schedule? Get It Here!

August 7th, 2021
Looking For Today's Mississippi Valley Fair Schedule? Get It Here!

It’s Day 5 of the Mississippi Valley Fair! Looking for the complete schedule of events? Check out the schedule for the day below to find your favorite attractions, bands, and more!  Read More

Mississippi Valley Fair Starts Today! Here’s The Full Schedule Of Events!

August 3rd, 2021
Mississippi Valley Fair Starts Today! Here's The Full Schedule Of Events!

The Fair is here! After a covid-marred year in 2020, the Mississippi Valley Fair is back at the Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport! There’s so much going on, and so much to see, and here’s a rundown of the schedule, along with some handy dandy pictures of all the events today:  Read More

Amazon to Build 640,000 SF Fulfillment Center in Davenport, Create 1,000 Jobs

July 7th, 2021
Amazon plans to build a new 640,000-square-foot fulfillment center in northwest Davenport, at Eastern Iowa Industrial Center.

E-commerce behemoth Amazon on Wednesday announced plans to open its second robotics fulfillment center in the state of Iowa, creating 1,000 new full-time jobs in Davenport that will provide employees with at least $16 per hour and comprehensive benefits. Amazon announced it will build a 640,000 square-foot robotics fulfillment center in Davenport that will create 1,000 new full-time jobs when operational. The center will be located on 158 acres in the Eastern Iowa Industrial Center along Interstate 80. Crews already are doing site work in preparation of construction to begin later this summer according... Read More

Music Guild 2022 Season to Include “Cinderella,” “Elf,” “Jekyll and Hyde,” “Something Rotten!” and “Disaster!”

July 6th, 2021
Quad City Music Guild is at Prospect Park, 1584 34th Ave., Moline.

Music Guild is apparently big into musicals with exclamation points!! Three days before opening its first live musical post-pandemic, “Mamma Mia!,” the Moline-based nonprofit announced the shows for its 2022 season Tuesday on Facebook. They will be: “Disaster!” (April 1-3, 8-10) “Something Rotten!” (June 10-12, 16-19) “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella” (July 8-10, 14-17) “Jekyll & Hyde” (Aug. 5-7, 11-14) “Elf: The Musical” (Nov. 30, Dec. 1-4) “Disaster!” is a jukebox musical comedy created by Seth Rudetsky, and written by Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick.... Read More

“Mamma Mia!” To Bring Needed Joy, Relief, Humor to Moline’s Music Guild

July 6th, 2021
Alyssa Castro, left, Liv Lyman and Lauren Larson in "Mamma Mia!"

For its first musical with a live, in-person audience in 19 months, Quad City Music Guild has the ideal show – the breezy, massively popular “Mamma Mia!,” opening Friday at the Prospect Park theater, 1584 34th Ave., Moline. Directed by Colleen Houlihan, a panoply of ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise, with a golden jukebox of songs including “Honey, Honey,” “Money, Money, Money,” “Mamma Mia,” “Dancing Queen,” “The Name of The Game,” “SOS,” “Knowing Me,... Read More

July 9th East Moline Concert to Benefit New Solidarity Effort to Stop Sexual Violence

July 5th, 2021
The poster for a July 9 live-music fundraiser at the Whiskey Stop, 726 15th Ave., East Moline.

On Friday, July 9th from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Whiskey Stop (726 15th Ave., East Moline), area bands and artists will take the stage to raise funds for Family Resources to support victims of sexual violence in the Quad-Cities. A new collaboration among River Music Experience, WVIK, Family Resources and the Whiskey Stop will host live music with performances by Murnau, Ross Clowser Trio, Mirabilia, Yung Flvy, BN WhoIam (featuring Crealot and K1ng Supr3m3), and Alyx Rush. “This is a partnership that will help create a community vision where we are all able to thrive in mutual respect, protection,... Read More

Quad City Arts Opens New Exhibit at Quad Cities Airport, Moline

July 2nd, 2021
Quad City Arts Opens New Exhibit at Quad Cities Airport, Moline

From July 2-August 31, 2021, Quad City Arts’ Art at the Airport presents paintings by Ann Kauff of Arlington Heights, Ill., with woven tapestries by Kara Fedje of Davenport, and ceramic sculpture by Will Van Dyke, of Evanston, Ill.. Ann Kauff presents Rooted in Place: Farms, Barns, and Bungalows, a series born out of residencies through the Fields Project in Oregon, Ill., that embedded artists in the everyday life of farm families. This residency deeply impacted her work, according to a Friday release from Quad City Arts. She was drawn to the simple shapes of barns, and how firmly they... Read More

Quad Cities Airport Soars to Pandemic-Era Peak in Passengers for May

June 23rd, 2021
Quad Cities Airport Soars to Pandemic-Era Peak in Passengers for May

The Quad Cities International Airport reached a pandemic-era high with 42,881 travelers during the month of May. This marks the highest number of travelers through the airport since February 2020. The year began with passenger numbers hovering around 23,000, showing a clear uptick in demand as Covid-19 cases decrease and restrictions loosen across the U.S., according to a Wednesday release from the airport. “We’ve been saying for months that we believe there is pent-up travel demand and we’re seeing that come to fruition in yet another strong month of recovery,” QCIA executive director... Read More

Two Quad-Cities Artists Partner for Over Decade on New Musical

June 19th, 2021
Two Quad-Cities Artists Partner for Over Decade on New Musical

Saturday in the Arts is a weekly feature covering a trend, subject, event or personality of local interest. It runs every Saturday morning on your site for the best entertainment and arts coverage in the area, QuadCities.com! Like the powerful, epic quest taken by their musical’s protagonist, Quad-Cities theater artists Dan Haughey and Michael Callahan have been on an imposing, challenging journey to bring their new theatrical vision to life. Twenty months after holding a staged reading of “Aaron Power! The Musical” at Moline’s Black Box Theatre, the 66-year-old Haughey and 50-year-old... Read More