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Coming Home: Livestream Concert

September 21st, 2020

Award-winning composer, pianist, and music professor William Campbell will livestream his heart-felt music straight from the semi-concert grand piano in his own home. Coming Home: Livestream Concert will take place this Friday Sep 25 from 7 – 8 p.m. online. This special “Coming Home” concert will feature music from his 2011 album, including his arrangement of the SAU alma mater Ambrosian Oaks (“Finlandia”), and newer pieces from his forthcoming album. Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1042748776148284 for more information.     For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities... Read More

Casual Classics I: Alex Widstrand and Perry Mears

September 16th, 2020

Join the St. Ambrose University Music Department virtually for Casual Classics I: Alex Widstrand and Perry Mears this Friday Sep 18 from 5 – 6 p.m. SAU Teaching Artists Alex Widstrand and Perry Mears perform music for bassoon and piano, including selections by Mozart, Tansman, Mediņš, Garšnek, and Rivé-King. The concert will be live-streamed on the SAU Music Facebook page. Casual Classics concerts are like a musical happy-hour, and now you can enjoy it from the comfort of your own home or office, with your favorite snack and drink!   For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this... Read More

United Way Quad Cities Challenges Community to Create Equity

September 15th, 2020

Most every American civil rights struggle throughout history has sought a simple solution – equality. For one segment of the population to earn and enjoy the same rights and opportunities as everyone else. It’s not been easy, to say the least. In addition to this year’s devastating coronavirus epidemic, catastrophic unemployment, social isolation and extreme weather events, the nation has been convulsed for months over the Black Lives Matter movement and related protests. United Way Quad Cities has capitalized on this unique time to offer a 21-Day Equity Challenge. In one of two remaining... Read More

Virtual Artist Talk with Cara Romero Slated For Figge Art Museum Thursday

September 9th, 2020

Join the Figge Art Museum virtually this Thursday Sep 10 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. for a Virtual Artist Talk with Cara Romero. Cara Romero is a member of the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe. Romero will discuss her photographic practice and the use of technology in her recent work. Guests will be invited to ask questions at the conclusion of the talk. Romero’s photographs can be seen in private and museum collections worldwide. This program is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Magnetic West: The Enduring Allure of the American West. This live online program is free but advanced registration is... Read More

Hog Days Stampede Goes Virtual

September 4th, 2020

The 2020 Hog Day Stampede goes virtual this year! As part of the run, participants will run/walk their own 4-mile course anytime during traditional Hog Day Festival (September 4-7). There will be no official course to run and no set time to start – you get to choose! You’ll be able to submit your race results and pictures to us and we will post them on our Virtual Stampede site. Stampede founder Nelson Lay and volunteer Jay Cone’ marked the traditional Stampede course in mid-August to help local participants with their training.  Also, perennial Hog Days fixture Matt Michalik will be... Read More

Virtual Artist Talk with George Rodriguez

September 1st, 2020

Join the Figge Art Museum virtually for a conversation with renowned Los Angeles photographer George Rodriguez this Thursday Sep 3 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Zoom. George Rodriguez will speak about his nearly six-decade career photographing the Los Angeles Chicano community and celebrities of film, TV, and music. This program is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Magnetic West: The Enduring Allure of the American West. This live online program is free but advanced registration is required. After registering at https://sales.figgeartmuseum.org/performance.aspx?pid=1488, you will receive... Read More

Learn About Moline Businesswoman Mattie Poole

August 25th, 2020

Join the Butterworth Center & Deere-Wiman House for a digital presentation of ‘Mattie Poole: Moline Businesswoman’ this Thursday Aug 27 from 2 – 5 p.m. Learn about entrepreneur Mattie Poole who demonstrated progressive marketing skills and considerable business acumen well ahead of her time. The Poole building she built on Moline’s 5th Avenue still stands today, evidence of the achievements of a woman in what was then a man’s world. Gretchen Small, Director of Programs and Collections of Butterworth Center & Deere-Wiman House, will lead this virtual program, and will also show... Read More

Impact: Quad Cities Women’s Fight for the Vote

August 24th, 2020

The Putnam Museum’s exhibition, “Liberated Voices, Changed Lives,” showcases how technology provided more time for women to work on the suffrage movement which led to the ratification of the 19th amendment on August 26,1920. This amendment gave some women the right to vote in the United States. Marking 100 years since the passage of the 19th Amendment, join the Putnam Museum and exhibit sponsor, Royal Neighbors of America for a virtual gathering of women who have changed our Quad City Community. This online program will feature five minute flash talks, each with a different topic. The... Read More

Local Performers, Actors And Theater Groups Are Invited To The QuadCities.com Virtual Cabaret!

August 22nd, 2020

Are you a local performer, theatrical actor, theater, or arts organization? We’re looking to provide you a virtual stage on the QuadCities.com site and social media! With covid rampaging, we know it’s a crazy time and we want to showcase your organization. No one can come to you but that doesn’t mean you can’t come to them. Along those lines, we’re producing a Virtual Cabaret called The Show Must Go On(line) and we want you to be part of it! The “live” event will air on our Facebook page on Friday, August 28 at 7 p.m. Submissions are due Sunday, August 23 by 7 p.m. Use WeTransfer... Read More

Investigate Paranormal Activity at Black Hawk State Park Virtually

August 15th, 2020

Join the Exspiravit Paranormal Society this Sunday Aug 16 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. on Facebook Live for their Black Hawk State Park Investigation. Exspiravit Paranormal Society (ESP) will be providing viewers with a brief history about Black Hawk State Park, and then will head into an investigation that YOU will lead! Tell the team what you want to see while joining virtually and you may help them uncover some paranormal activity. This event is NOT hosted by Blackhawk State Park, so please contact ESP on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/exspiravitparanormal/ for any questions you may have.   For... Read More