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Iowa’s Mockingbird On Main Debuts New Play In Downtown Davenport July 8

July 3rd, 2022
Iowa's Mockingbird On Main Debuts New Play In Downtown Davenport July 8

Two old friends want what the other has: wealth or love. Both are pretending to be someone they’re not. That’s the premise of The Mockingbird on Main’s next premiere – Alexander Richardson’s Your Better Self – opening July 8. The Mockingbird on Main, an arts incubator dedicated to the presentation of new works, is thrilled to be bringing yet another world premiere to Downtown Davenport. Richardson’s new play deals with the wealthy Zenola Goodrich who feels lacking in the love department, and Antoinette Caldwell who married for love and lives in poverty. After a chance... Read More

Iowa And Illinois Celebrate! Red White and Boom Explodes Across The Mississippi River TONIGHT!

July 3rd, 2022
Iowa And Illinois Celebrate! Red White and Boom Explodes Across The Mississippi River TONIGHT!

The Quad-Cities explodes across the Mississippi River with one heck of a party planned for America’s birthday – Red, White and Boom. The free annual festival spans the Iowa and Illinois riverfronts with events at Davenport’s LeClaire Park and Modern Woodmen Park and Rock Island’s Schwiebert Park on Sunday, July 3. More than 45,000 pounds of explosives will be sent shrieking into the air to explode in fiery glory over the Mississippi River by a pair of battling barges, and organizers are understandably stoked about the b-day bash. “It’s going to be a spectacular event,” said Kyle... Read More

Looking For A Positive, Upbeat Book To Read? Illinois Author Offers Optimistic Short Stories

July 3rd, 2022
Looking For A Positive, Upbeat Book To Read? Illinois Author Offers Optimistic Short Stories

Change. We undergo transformations every day of our lives, in ways small and significant, in ways good and bad. Sean Leary’s “Does The Shed Skin Know It Was Once A Snake?” offers 11 award-winning short stories dealing with the life changes many of us face, and the positive ways in which our lives can transform, even in difficult times. “Shed Skin” is available in bookstores and webstores worldwide  as a print book and eBook for every eReader format. It is also available direct from the author at seanleary@seanleary.com for $19 postpaid, through paypal at the same address. “Shed... Read More

Feel Like Some Dancing And EDM Music? Check Out Northern Parallels At Rock Island’s Rozz Tox TONIGHT

July 3rd, 2022
Feel Like Some Dancing And EDM Music? Check Out Northern Parallels At Rock Island's Rozz Tox TONIGHT

Northern Parallels is back for it’s 55th event for one night after a 7 month hiatus, at 7 p.m. TONIGHT at Rozz Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. This is an open air event on the terrace of Rozz-Tox. Rozz-Tox $5 cover All ages Quality Techno & House Music  Read More

Iowa’s Countryside Closes “Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” TODAY!

July 3rd, 2022
Iowa's Countryside Closes "Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" TODAY!

Countryside Community Theatre offers you one more chance to see “Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat!” Last show is TODAY at 2 at North Scott High School Theatre in Eldridge. “Sha la la, Joseph, you’re doing fine! You and your dreamcoat, ahead of your time!” One of the most enduring shows of all time, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers and the coat of many colors. Told entirely through song with the help of a main character Narrator, the musical follows preferred... Read More

Find FUN Things To Do In Illinois And Iowa With The Weekly FUN10!

July 3rd, 2022
Find FUN Things To Do In Illinois And Iowa With The Weekly FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Painting Parties, Cake At RIBCO, Spicy Comedy And More In This Week’s FUN10!Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this... Read More

In The Mood For Pizza? Check Out QuadCities.com’s List Of Local Pizza Places!

July 2nd, 2022
In The Mood For Pizza? Check Out QuadCities.com's List Of Local Pizza Places!

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

Illinois Author’s Book Asks, What If Jesus’ 12 Disciples Were Ninjas?

July 2nd, 2022
Illinois Author's Book Asks, What If Jesus' 12 Disciples Were Ninjas?

What if the disciples were ninjas fighting to prevent Satan from possessing Jesus’ body and creating a zombie antichrist to rule the world? That’s the fantastic premise driving The Blood of Destiny, the new novel by Sean Leary. It’s been described by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Geraldine Brooks as “imaginative” and “exciting” and NY Times best-selling author Matthew Clemens said “this book rocks!” It’s Good Friday, 33 AD. Jesus Christ has been ritually crucified, his soul sent to hell, to free the lost souls of purgatory. In three days’ time, it is prophesized he will rise... Read More

Rock Island’s Sunset Marina Hosts Drum Circle Hitting the Beach July 3

July 2nd, 2022
Rock Island's Sunset Marina Hosts Drum Circle Hitting the Beach July 3

Spend your Independence Day Eve down on the beach at Sunset Marina with a community of artists and lovers!  Bring your drum, your poi, your dancing and energy to the river on Sunday, July 3! The drumming will officially start after the fireworks show at RED WHITE AND BOOM just down the river. Learn more here: JULY 3 DRUM CIRCLE  Read More

Get Groovy With Smooth Groove In East Moline On July 4!

July 2nd, 2022
Get Groovy With Smooth Groove In East Moline On July 4!

Get groovy with Smooth Groove as they headline an outdoor concert in Downtown East Moline on July 4! Smooth Groove his the Whiskey Stop outdoor stage around 2pm on Monday immediately following the East Moline Parade. Party goers can find all the details here: SMOOTH GROOVE AT WHISKEY STOP Smooth Groove was created in 2000, by Ruben Sierra. They have had the pleasure and honor of opening for The Travoltas, War, KC and The Sunshine Band, The Shagalalic’s and have performed for many festivals, events, weddings, fundraisers, at every Casino in the Quad City area, and have headlined for the... Read More