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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

Are You A Quad-Cities Musician Looking For Airplay? Check Out QC Beats!

October 3rd, 2020

QC Beats, an online audio streaming service, is taking submissions from local musicians the entire month of October. Thanks to the partnership of the Davenport Public Library, River Music Experience, and St. Ambrose University, QC Beats was created to showcase original music from Quad City musicians. Building a collection of featured local artists will expand the reach of our vibrant creative community by elevating musicians and connecting them with the larger community. QC Beats will also help support local musicians by paying them a $100 honorarium and feature artist biographies, upcoming show... Read More

Changing Climates: 13th Annual Project Series

September 29th, 2020

Presented by the College of Arts and Sciences at St. Ambrose University, the annual Project Series is an academic year’s worth of lectures, exhibits, art, and performances revolving around a central theme. This year’s theme is Changing Climates: From Rising Seas to Societal Needs. Follow the link for full event descriptions, links and more: http://www.sau.edu/college-of-arts-and…/changing-climates   For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

Quad Cities Marathon Goes Virtual! Last Day To Complete Your Run Is Sunday

September 26th, 2020

Since the first race in 1998, The TBK Quad Cities Marathon has become a Midwest favorite. Touching four cities, this hometown favorite draws runners from all over the country for a weekend full of activities leading up to the big event on Sunday! This year, the TBK Quad Cities Marathon has gone VIRTUAL! Runners have been completing Marathons, Half Marathons, 5ks, 1-miles and kids’ races since Sep 1. The final date to complete your distance is this Sunday Sep 27 (when the in-person activities WOULD HAVE taken place). While the traditional race expo will not take place this year, there will be... Read More