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Something Rotten at Adler Theatre

September 20th, 2018
Something Rotten at Adler Theatre

Broadway’s hilarious new smash, Something Rotten! is heading to the Adler Theatre for one night only! Something Rotten! is currently touring and will make a stop at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd St. Davenport) this Saturday Sep 22 at 7:30 p.m. Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL! With its heart on its ruffled sleeve and sequins... Read More

Speakeasy Laugh Hard Competition Down To The Top 10!

September 20th, 2018
Speakeasy Laugh Hard Competition Down To The Top 10!

After two outstanding preliminary rounds on Sept. 8 and 15 with stand-up comedians from across the Midwest and from as far away as St Louis, The Speakeasy in downtown Rock Island is now down to the top 10 competing for the chance to win $1,000 and be crowned as Speakeasy Laugh Hard Champion on Sept. 29.   QuadCities.com is a proud sponsor of the Speakeasy Laugh Hard Competition. “We are so excited about this show on the 29th” said Brett Hitchcock, director of audience development. “We’ve had so many talented comics perform during this month. It was really difficult for the judges... Read More

No Duh! No Doubt Tribute Coming To Rhythm City

September 18th, 2018
No Duh! No Doubt Tribute Coming To Rhythm City

The ultimate No Doubt and Gwen Stefani tribute band is coming to Rhythm City Casino Resort, 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport, on Friday, November 23 at 8 PM! Come see No Duh perform all the hits No Doubt and Gwen Stefani have created over the years. Tickets are $15 plus applicable taxes and fees. This is a general admission show with seats being first come first served. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by visiting rhythmcitycasino.com or by calling 844-852-4FUN. No Duh is THE best tribute to No Doubt & Gwen Stefani!  This show is not just great music, it’s a complete, high... Read More

Quad City Arts announces 45th Visiting Artist Series season

September 17th, 2018
Quad City Arts announces 45th Visiting Artist Series season

In 1974, pianist Barbara Nissman visited Quad City area schools, beginning a tradition that later became Quad City Arts’ Visiting Artist Series. The 2018-2019 Visiting Artist Series brings ten artists and ensembles to visit the Quad Cities region from September 2018 through March 2019.  These artists will perform over 200 engagements to audiences in local K-12 schools, colleges, and a variety of community sites, including local libraries, churches, senior centers and public concert venues across six counties and two states. The season begins with a collaborative program by hip-hop artist Christylez... Read More

Rhythm City Donating To Salvation Army

September 14th, 2018
Rhythm City Donating To Salvation Army

Every Wednesday in August, Rhythm City Casino Resort, 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport, hosted the Cool Tools for School promotion for their Resort Club members.  Guests were able to donate cash or backpacks to The Salvation Army and receive free slot play as a thank you for their donation.  Rhythm City guests donated over 600 backpacks and over $2,000 in cash to benefit The Salvation Army of the Quad Cities.  These donations will go to children in need in the Quad-City community.   Mo Hyder, General Manager of Rhythm City Casino Resort comments, “Being able to provide backpacks for children... Read More

Head To ‘Paris’ With Ballet Quad Cities

September 14th, 2018
Head To ‘Paris’ With Ballet Quad Cities

Paris En Pointe, the latest production by Ballet Quad-Cities, will bring a touch of French elegance and style to Galvin Fine Arts Center, 518 W. Locust St., Davenport, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Journey back to Paris under the Eiffel Tower when the Moulin Rouge was the place to be. It was an exciting time for composers and visual artists alike when they changed the course of history with their music and Impressionist canvases. Such is the inspiration for the dance and music today. Ballet Quad Cities and the St. Ambrose Music Department partner with the Figge Art Museum to bring... Read More

Main Street Iowa Restaurant Week Heading to Hilltop Campus Village!

September 13th, 2018
Main Street Iowa Restaurant Week Heading to Hilltop Campus Village!

Travel Iowa kicks off their deliciously enticing celebration throughout 28 Main Street communities across the state, this Friday! The 2nd Annual Travel Iowa’s Main Street Iowa Restaurant Week will be held from Friday Sep 14 through Sunday Sep 23. Over 150 establishments throughout 28 Iowa communities will bring in customers with dining discounts and special activities. Quad Cities’ very own Main Street Iowa district, Hilltop Campus Village, is a vibrant area in Davenport which offers culture, education, shopping, dining and entertainment. This historic area, which covers 95 square blocks, from... Read More

Go Retro at the Hilltop Campus Village’s Retrofest This Weekend!

September 12th, 2018
Go Retro at the Hilltop Campus Village’s Retrofest This Weekend!

Grab your bell-bottoms and tie-dyed shirts! We’re going retro! This year’s Hilltop Campus Village Retrofest is celebrating the 1970’s! Retrofest is happening this Saturday Sep 15 from 12-9:30 p.m. in the Hilltop Plaza (15th and Harrison St. Davenport). Visit local merchants and enjoy live music, food vendors, a classic car show, outdoor movie and so much more! Admission is FREE! A 70’s-themed car show will begin at 1:30 p.m. Come check some amazing retro cars and trucks! Live music kicks off at 3 p.m. with Dwayne Hodges. Then continues with Angela Meyer at 4 p.m., Been There Done That at... Read More

Get Your Brew Ha Ha On this Weekend!

September 11th, 2018
Get Your Brew Ha Ha On this Weekend!

Would you like an opportunity to enjoy some craft beer with friends, while raising money for local charities? Of course, you would! Jaycees of Quad Cities are hosting the annual Brew Ha Ha this Saturday Sep 15 from 1-5 p.m. in the LeClaire Park & Bandshell (400 West Beiderbecke Drive Davenport). Must be over 21 and over to attend. Tickets for this event are $30 per person in advance, which can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brew-ha-ha-tickets-46916236727 or $35 at the door. All proceeds allow Jaycees of the Quad Cities to continue with their mission of giving back to their community... Read More

Bring Your Clan to the Celtic Festival and Highland Games of the Quad Cities

September 10th, 2018
Bring Your Clan to the Celtic Festival and Highland Games of the Quad Cities

Looking for a real-life Jamie Fraser? Want to step into another world without leaving the Quad Cities? Join the fun at the 2018 Celtic Festival and Highland Games of the Quad Cities this Friday Sep 14 from 3-9 p.m. and Saturday Sep 15 from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. along the banks of the Mississippi in Centennial Park (315 S Marquette St. Davenport). Admission is FREE! Enjoy blacksmithing demonstrations, a Bonnie Knees Competition, Celtic Princess Competition, Highland Dance Competition, Highland Games, petting zoo, sheep herding demonstration, vendors and so much more! Find out about the proud Celtic... Read More