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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

Circa ’21’s ‘Elephant & Piggie’ Kids’ Show Opening This Week In Rock Island

June 10th, 2021
Circa '21's 'Elephant & Piggie' Kids' Show Opening This Week In Rock Island

Are you and your children big fans of Elephant & Piggie? Then Rock Island’s Circa ’21 has got the show for you, running June 11-July 2. Get ready for a musical experience, ripped from the pages of Mo Willems’ beloved, award-winning, best-selling children’s books, that will leave audiences doing the “Flippy Floppy Floory” dance all night long! In Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in a Play!”, Gerald and Piggie take to the stage in a rollicking adventure that is perfect for young audiences. An elephant named Gerald and a pig named Piggie are best, best, “bestus” (a... Read More

Quad-Cities’ Echoes And Afterthoughts Releases New Record, ‘Shapes In The Static’

May 24th, 2021
Quad-Cities' Echoes And Afterthoughts Releases New Record, 'Shapes In The Static'

The Quad-Cities band Echoes and Afterthoughts has released a new 11-track record, “Shapes in the Static.” The band posted the following on their social media today: Hello everyone!!! We would like to announce that our debut album “Shapes in the Static” is now also available for purchase as a digital download!! To get the album: https://echoes-afterthoughts.bandcamp.com/ For more info, click here.  Read More

Mental Health 101 Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

May 23rd, 2021
Mental Health 101 Hosted by the Davenport Public Library

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Join us Tuesday, May 25th at 6:00 pm for a discussion on various mental health issues. We will talk about the associated signs and symptoms of different mental health disorders. Also, we will talk about when to get professional help and how to do it. This presentation is presented by the Vera French Mental Health Center. Registration is required to receive Zoom meeting details. Register here: http://bit.ly/dpl-mentalhealth101 Keep up with our virtual programming on our Virtual Branch Calendar of Events at https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/calendar/virtual. This... Read More

Quad Cities Cultural Trust Truly Ready to “Paint the Town” June 8

May 22nd, 2021
Quad Cities Cultural Trust Truly Ready to “Paint the Town” June 8

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! After 15 months of coping with the crazy Covid pandemic, we all need a day to get out, have fun and paint the town. That’s exactly what the Quad Cities Cultural Trust has planned for Tuesday, June 8, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. That’s when the free, family-friendly “Paint the Town” event will be at River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Including food, drinks,... Read More

2021 Michaela Romano Scholarship Winners Announced by WIU-Quad-Cities CAS Faculty

May 21st, 2021
2021 Michaela Romano Scholarship Winners Announced by WIU-Quad-Cities CAS Faculty

MOLINE, IL – For the 13th year in a row, members of the College of Arts and Sciences faculty at Western Illinois University – Quad Cities have awarded the annual Michaela Romano Scholarship. While the award has been given since 2009, it was renamed six years ago in remembrance of Michaela Rae Romano (1988-2015), daughter of Western Illinois University professors of biology Michael and Susan Romano. A cum laude graduate of Knox College, with a major in anthropology-sociology and a minor in gender and women’s studies, Michaela was an exemplary student of the liberal arts and sciences. At... Read More

Rock Island Artists Market Hosting Summer Events For Quad-Cities Creators

May 17th, 2021
Rock Island Artists Market Hosting Summer Events For Quad-Cities Creators

The Rock Island Artists’ Market has announced it will be hosting two events for the 2021 season. Join local artists, makers, and growers on Sunday, June 27th and August 29th from 12 to 5 pm in the parking lot of Skeleton Key Art and Antiques, 520 18th Street, Rock Island, IL. This outdoor event is free to the public, and family friendly. Applications are now being accepted for vendors. Interested artists can find more information and the application form under the “Rock Island Artists’ Market” tab on Skeleton Key’s website, www.skeletonkeyqc.com, or in person during regular store hours.... Read More

Genesis Walk-In Covid Vaccine Clinic Now Open To All Quad-Cities Residents

May 17th, 2021
Genesis Walk-In Covid Vaccine Clinic Now Open To All Quad-Cities Residents

It’s Everyone’s Turn. Genesis COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic is now open to everyone on a walk-in basis on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.  We will continue to add additional walk-in hours each week. Check our website at www.genesishealth.com/vaccine WHERE: The Genesis vaccination site is the former Dick’s Sporting Goods location at 5250 Elmore Ave., Davenport. HOW: Walk-ins are welcome but online scheduling is also available. All available appointments can be found and reserved at www.genesishealth.com/vaccine. Appointments can also be scheduled by calling (563) 421-4088.  Read More

All Sweat Performing Abbey Road In Rock Island’s Schwiebert Park

May 15th, 2021
All Sweat Performing Abbey Road In Rock Island's Schwiebert Park

The road to Abbey Road runs again through downtown Rock Island. All Sweat Productions Performs Abbey Road featuring various local musicians will be performed in Rock Island’s Schwiebert Park on August 7th! This summer marks five years since the original All Sweat Productions tribute to Abbey Road in Davenport’s Redstone Room. The River Music Experience is partnering up with Rock Island Parks and Recreation to make this celebration even bigger. So, if you’re a fan of the Beatles and local music, definitely put it on your calendar!  Read More

Quad-Cities Pizza Lovers, Order Your Next Pie Here!

May 8th, 2021
Quad-Cities Pizza Lovers, Order Your Next Pie Here!

Hey, how about a pizza? You really can’t beat a great ‘za for comfort food in jenky times. In eras of uncertainty, there’s really nothing more certain that the delicious combo of malty crust, tangy sauce, gooey cheese and fresh toppings. Got your attention? You’re darn right we do. Now what you gonna do about it? Call up for some fresh pie? Good thing for you QuadCities.com offers you a list of local restaurants, bars and cafes that are going above and beyond to offer the community options to still get their favorite dishes – and here’s your list of pizza joints available for carry-out,... Read More