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Raccoon Motel Presenting Dawes Concert Live Stream

December 4th, 2020

Dawes will be performing its exceptional debut album North Hills from front to back as a live stream THIS FRIDAY, Dec. 4th and Raccoon Motel will be co-promoting this show exclusively with the band. Grab your tickets below. The show begins at 8 pm central and there is a 48-hour rebroadcast so if you are tied up at that time, you can use your access code to view anytime over the weekend. As we all continue to navigate this bummer of a live music year, we here at Codfish Hollow and the Raccoon Motel want to keep providing the best opportunities to experience some form of live concert performance... Read More

Hustle Up For Rock River Hospice And Home With A Virtual 5K Walk/Run!

December 3rd, 2020

It’s time to hustle for a great local charity when you get your hustle on with the Festival of Trees Holiday Hustle through Dec. 5 — location optional! That’s right, you can do the walk or run or combo of each from anywhere! Get the details here. Rock River Hospice & Home is hosting a Festival of Trees Holiday Hustle Virtual 5K Walk/Run. The idea is to set your own goal of doing a 5K and do it at your own pace, completing your goal within a week. Walk around your house, the neighborhood, favorite park or on your treadmill, while maintaining social distancing and still have... Read More

Quad-Cities Choir Rehearses Virtually for Next “Messiah” in May

November 14th, 2020

Saturday In The Arts is a weekly look at a personality, place, trend or topic of interest to the Quad-Cities. It runs every Saturday morning on your site for fun, free, local entertainment and features, QuadCities.com. The composer George Frideric Handel wrote his masterwork oratorio “Messiah” in 24 days in 1741, in 53 movements across three major parts. While long considered a Christmas favorite, it premiered during Lent on April 13, 1742. A beloved Quad-Cities tradition – performed under the baton of Augustana College music professor Jon Hurty – has been revived in a virtual format now... Read More

Get Inside Look at When Tri-Cities Became Quad Cities

November 7th, 2020

Join the German American Heritage Center & Museum online this Sunday Nov 8 at 2 p.m. for “The QC During WWII”, a lecture by Dr. Art Pitz. The Tri-Cities became the Quad Cities and with that, all experienced a total war. Come and share that experience. This presentation will be presented live over Zoom. This event is free to the public. Donations are greatly appreciated. A zoom link will be sent on Saturday to those who purchase tickets. Tickets can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-qc-during-wwii-tickets-124927117371. For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities... Read More

Hear Some Awesome Music Online In J.A.M. Sessions With Byron “BK” Davis

November 6th, 2020

Joy Avenue Media and the River Music Experience presents J.A.M. SESSIONS – local bands, live in real time from the JAM studio. J.A.M. Sessions will feature Byron “BK” Davis this Saturday Nov 7 at 7 p.m. River Music Experience has partnered with Joy Avenue Media to present high-quality, free livestreams of the best QC bands, providing safe live music to our community. Tips and donations are encouraged to the band help cover production costs. Tune in on the Joy Avenue Media Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/joyavenuemedia To view past streams, like and subscribe to the Joy Avenue... Read More

Angels, Aliens And Arcane Intelligences Beaming Down To Spellbound

November 5th, 2020

Angels, Aliens and Arcane Intelligences? Oh my! Join Spellbound this Saturday Nov 7 from 2 – 3 p.m. for the ultimate FREE Zoom class – Angels, Aliens and Arcane Intelligences. About the class Instructor: Eric Friedman Were ancient humans guided towards civilization by fallen angels, ancient aliens, subterranean reptilian beings? Were prehistoric monuments such as Stonehenge, Giza, & Teotihuacán the homes of the gods, or alien airports? From Ezekiel & Enoch to Atlantis & R’lyeh, Eric will examine various myths & legends, folklore & fantasy, archeology & angelology,... Read More

Learn About Japanese Drumming with Quad City Arts

November 3rd, 2020

Become a subscriber and enjoy a virtual dinner party safely from your own home! Join the Quad City Arts this Thursday Nov 5 for their Performing Arts Signature Series: Virtual Season. This week will feature Ho Etsu Taiko – Japanese Drumming. A collective of musicians with a fresh take on the art of Japanese drumming, Ho Etsu pushes the envelope through collaborations with other taiko groups, musicians, and culturally-focused artists while staying grounded in the rich tradition of kumi-daiko. Their mission is to spread joy through each and every drumbeat by creating music that is true to who they... Read More

Rock Island Frieze Lectures To Focus on Old, New Pandemics

October 15th, 2020

Given that 2020 is certainly a year for the history books, it’s no surprise that the 23rd annual Frieze Lecture Series for the Rock Island Public Library takes a deeper look at our reaction to global pandemics, past and present. The free, two-part series will be presented by Augustana College professors with expertise in history and public health. The following lectures will be offered online at 2 p.m. on two Tuesdays, Oct. 20 and 27 – Tuesday, Oct 20: Why We Forgot the 1918 Flu: A Historian Looks at a Century of Pandemics. Dr. Lendol Calder, professor of history at Augustana College,... Read More

MWC Press Releases Debut Novel by X.H. Collins During Livestream Event Today

October 15th, 2020

Flowing Water, Falling Flowers by Xixuan Collins, a new tome from Midwest Writing Center Press + Xixuan Collins, will be released during a livestream from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight on Zoom and Facebook Live. The event is free. Local book fans are invited to join MWC  for the release of Xixuan Collins’s debut novel, Falling Water, Falling Flowers. The event will include a reading from the book, conversation between Collins and author Misty Urban, Q+A, and giveaways. Email sarah.elgatian@mwcqc.org to RSVP to the Zoom event! Xixuan was born in Hechuan, Sichuan Province, China, grew up in Kangding, on... Read More

Creepy Tales with Edgar Allan Poe on Facebook

October 12th, 2020

Every Tuesday in October the Davenport Public Library brings Creepy Tales with Edgar Allan Poe to Facebook Live. From 4 – 4:30 p.m. you can visit https://www.facebook.com/davenportlibrary/live_videos/ for a live reading of a classic story or poem by Edgar Allan Poe. Learn more about his history and his life, while enjoying a creepy tale. THIS SPACE For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More