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Discover “Who Killed Margaret Treese?” At Iowa’s German American Heritage Center

October 3rd, 2022
Discover "Who Killed Margaret Treese?" At Iowa's German American Heritage Center

Margaret “Peggy” Treese was a local Davenport woman who was a victim of a brutal crime. She lived at the Standard Hotel, now the German American Heritage Center, with her lover Clarence Saunders. One fateful morning, Margaret Treese’s body was found on Credit Island in 1947, and became one of the most brutal unsolved murders in the Quad Cities history. But who killed her? Explore that question with historian John Brassard Jr. as we ask, “Who Killed Margaret Treese?” Tickets are Free for Members and $5 for non-members. Register HERE or call the museum at 563-322-8844. John... Read More

Rocky Horror Seduces Rock Island October 21-30

October 1st, 2022
Rocky Horror Seduces Rock Island October 21-30

That sweet transvestite is back this October with his motley crew! On the way to visit an old college professor, two clean cut kids, Brad Majors and his fiancée Janet Weiss, get caught in a storm and end up at the home of a mad transvestite scientist, Dr Frank ‘n’ Furter, who is in the midst of one of his maniacal experiments! WARNING: The Rocky Horror Show is not recommended for the easily offended. This show deals with MATURE subject matters in an IMMATURE way!! If sex, drugs, rock & roll, adultery, cross-dressing, aliens and above all, SHOW TUNES are not your cup of tea, this... Read More

“Sylvia” Rolling Into Moline’s Playcrafters Barn Theatre This Weekend

September 30th, 2022
“Sylvia” Rolling Into Moline's Playcrafters Barn Theatre This Weekend

Looking to find a show that isn’t a real dog? But one that is about a real dog? Well, Moline’s Playcrafters Barn Theatre presents “Sylvia” by A.R. Gurney September 30-October 9! After 22 years of child-raising in the suburbs, Greg and Kate have moved to Manhattan. His career as a financial trader is winding down, while Kate’s career as an English teacher is opening up to new opportunities. One day, Greg brings home a stray dog he found in the park – or, more accurately, one that found him – bearing only the name “Sylvia” on her tag. It is love between man and dog at first... Read More

Take A Trip To ‘Their Town’ At Davenport’s Mockingbird On Main

September 29th, 2022
Take A Trip To 'Their Town' At Davenport's Mockingbird On Main

“Their Town” is now playing at The Mockingbird On Main in Downtown Davenport! The show will run Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this weekend. Inspired by Thorton Wilder’s classic, “Our Town,” “Their Town” presents life, marriage, and death in a small midwestern town. A day and a night go by as people just try to get by in the new century.  Written and directed by Alexander Richardson, “Their Town” was previously presented by Playcrafter’s Barn Theatre a week before the pandemic shutdown began in 2020. Richardson completed an extensive rewrite in 2021 that will debut on The... Read More

Iowa’s Adler Theatre Welcomes ‘Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer’ To Davenport

September 28th, 2022
Iowa's Adler Theatre Welcomes 'Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer' To Davenport

“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” will be performed at 7 p.m. Dec. 23 at Davenport’s Adler Theater. Tickets go on sale at the Adler box office and all Ticketmaster outlets at 10 a.m. July 8. Come see all of your favorite characters from the special including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life in RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL. It’s an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special. Don’t miss this wonderful holiday... Read More

“La Divina” Plays Davenport Engagement Before Heading to New York City

September 25th, 2022
“La Divina” Plays Davenport Engagement Before Heading to New York City

Come check out the award winning La Divina: The Last Interview of Maria Callas before the show and star Shelley Cooper head to an Off Broadway engagement in New York City! When: Sept 25 @ 2:00 pm Where: The Village Theatre Tickets are $15 cash at the door and all students get in FREE with ID! La Divina: The Last Interview of Maria Callas is a one-woman show inspired by the life and work of the Dramatic 20th Century Opera Singer Maria Callas. The audience eavesdrops on La Divina’s interview with a nonexistant Mr. Wallace and are taken on a journey through trauma, allowed glimpses of an extremely... Read More

Quad Cities Youth Music & Art Rescheduled for October 8

September 24th, 2022
Quad Cities Youth Music & Art Rescheduled for October 8

QC Rock Academy is partnering with other local youth arts programs for a showcase of the area’s top talent in music, theater, dance, visual arts and more. The event is now being held on October 8! FEATURING: QC Rock Academy bands and solo performers Dynamic Status Gems (dance group) Spotlight Theater ……and more TBA SPONSORS: Rock Island Parks & Recreation Quad City Arts River Music Experience I-Rock 93.5FM Iowa Rock n Roll Music Association The Kelly Team at Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors Illinois Casualty Company Urban Balance Therapy & Consulting Primetime Apparel & Promotions BBG... Read More

“Their Town” Hits the Stage in Downtown Davenport

September 24th, 2022
“Their Town” Hits the Stage in Downtown Davenport

“Their Town” is now playing at The Mockingbird On Main in Downtown Davenport! Inspired by Thorton Wilder’s classic, “Our Town,” “Their Town” presents life, marriage, and death in a small midwestern town. A day and a night go by as people just try to get by in the new century.  Written and directed by Alexander Richardson, “Their Town” was previously presented by Playcrafter’s Barn Theatre a week before the pandemic shutdown began in 2020. Richardson completed an extensive rewrite in 2021 that will debut on The Mockingbird stage. “Their Town” will hit The Mockingbird... Read More

Rock Island’s Circa ’21 Getting A ‘Clue’ This Weekend

September 21st, 2022
Rock Island's Circa '21 Getting A 'Clue' This Weekend

With the latest production in the theatre’s stellar 2022 season, Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse is inviting audiences to get a clue – literally – with the area debut of the slapstick comedy-thriller CLUE: THE MUSICAL. Running through Nov. 5, this hilarious whodunit is being presented by a topnotch team of professional artists and the show itself is a riotous whodunit that inspired the Maryland Theatre Guide to ask, “Who wouldn’t want to be immersed in a classic board game full of mystery and fun?” CLUE: THE MUSICAL will be presented at Circa ’21 through Nov. 5, with... Read More

Home Free Family Christmas Coming To Iowa’s Adler Theatre

September 14th, 2022
Home Free Family Christmas Coming To Iowa's Adler Theatre

Home Free Family Christmas is coming to Davenport’s Adler Theatre Wednesday, December 14 at 8:00 PM General On-Sale is Friday, September 16 at 10:00 AM . All-vocal Country entertainers Home Free have made their mark on the music scene, racking up nearly 600,000 album equivalents globally; embarking on major international tours; amassing 500+ MILLION views and over 1.5-MILLION Subscribers on YouTube; and being declared “Country music fans’ favorite a cappella group” (Taste of Country). The band will be bringing new music from an all original recording project, So Long Dixie, late 2022.... Read More