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Cool Experimental Show Comes to Ross-Tox January 28

January 27th, 2023
Cool Experimental Show Comes to Ross-Tox January 28

Cool experimental noise, sound collage, ambient and more comes to Rozz-Tox January 28! Mykola Haleta – artist, educator, graphic designer, musician, etc. coming down from Wisconsin Current Projects: Haleta Wellins Winter Mountain: (Lexie Mountain, Matt Wellins, Kevin Winter, Mykola Haleta) https://haletawellinswintermountain.bandcamp.com/album/haleta-wellins-winter-mountain; Past Projects: Voltage Spooks: (Keith Rowe, Rick Reed, Mykola Haleta) https://www.discogs.com/release/3797602-The-Voltage-Spooks-Boston-2007 WZT Hearts: (Shaun Flynn, Jeff donaldson, Jason Urick, Mykola Haleta) https://pitchfork.com/artists/4907-wzt-hearts/ Chachka... Read More

Rock Island Student Chosen to Sit on Illinois Student Advisory Council

January 27th, 2023
Rock Island Student Chosen to Sit on Illinois Student Advisory Council

Rock Island High School student Aline Niyogusenga has a full plate in her senior year. On top of keeping up with her academics, Aline is Vice president of the Student Council, Vice President of the African American Heritage Club, a member of the Culture Appreciation club, a Student Ambassador, and a member of the National Honor Society and Art Club. Her work doesn’t stop there. This year she has the responsibility of representing the entire Black Hawk region (Rock Island County, Henry County, Mercer County) by giving input at the state level on ways to better help students navigate the education... Read More

Did Chinese Scientists Build A ‘Terminator 2’ Style Liquid Robot?

January 27th, 2023
Did Chinese Scientists Build A 'Terminator 2' Style Liquid Robot?

How many times do we have to flirt with disaster? How many times does God have to shake his head at us and wonder why we do stupid things? How many times do our scientists have to mess around with something potentially deadly and awful, in the ostensible name of doing something good, knowing full well that it could go very, very, wrong? Well, hot off of reports that there may have been a cover-up of Terminator-like robots killing a bunch of scientists in Japan, we’ve got the news that scientists at The Chinese University of Hong Kong have designed human-shaped robots made of liquid metal, just... Read More

QCSportsNet Hosting Rock Island Vs. Moline Listener Challenge This Weekend

January 26th, 2023
QCSportsNet Hosting Rock Island Vs. Moline Listener Challenge This Weekend

Fans of Moline Boys Basketball have been setting records this season for listenership to live, free play–by–play on QCSportsNet.com. Saturday’s game vs Chicago Simeon set the all–time record for most listened to regular season basketball game in the history of the network! Now, in the Riverfront Grille Rock Island vs Moline Listener Challenge, Rocky fans have a chance forrevenge, on or off the court, when the teams tip off this Friday. QCSportsNet.com will have twoseparate live broadcasts at Wharton Field House, with Ken Jacoby calling the action for Rock Island,and Joe Winkel... Read More

Rock Island Public Library Goes Fine Free In 2023

January 24th, 2023
Rock Island Public Library Goes Fine Free In 2023

Starting in 2023, RIPL cardholders will not be charged a daily late fine for most materials, with certain exceptions. Most traditionally-circulated materials are fine free (for example, books, DVDs, CDs, magazines.) Who Qualifies? Rock Island Public Library cardholders only. Patrons of other PrairieCat libraries will continue to be assessed for late items. What Isn’t Fine Free? Mobile hotspots, mobile streaming devices, cultural passes, and Library of Things collections. These items will incur a late fine if returned after the due date. These are scarce items with high demand. Return these... Read More

Clock Inc. Special Event Slated for March 4

January 24th, 2023

A special event is coming to Clock Inc.! Featuring: – Make Up Artists – Wig Experts – Clothing Assistance – Photo Shoot When: March 4, 11 AM – 2 PM Where: Clock Inc., 4102 46th Ave, Rock Island Sign up-CLOCK INC EVENT  Read More

Rock Island High School Offers Taste Of Local Restaurants

January 23rd, 2023
Rock Island High School Offers Taste Of Local Restaurants

TASTE & TOUR – You’re invited to tour the newly renovated Rock Island High School while tasting some delicious food from local restaurants! Tours are limited and guests must sign up to have their names on a list to enter and tour the building. Sign up now! https://bit.ly/3CZhaqK **If you need help signing up, please contact Sarah McCoy at sarahmccoy@rimsd41.org or 309-948-5457.  Read More

This Week’s Illinois And Iowa Pet Of The Week Is… Atticus!

January 23rd, 2023
This Week's Illinois And Iowa Pet Of The Week Is... Atticus!

Need a blast of cuteness to start your Monday? Every Monday we introduce you to our Pet of the Week! QuadCities.com is happy to partner with Quad City Animal Welfare Center, 724 2nd W. Ave., Milan! Interested in adopting a pet? Check out our Pet of the Week every Monday! QCAWC Adoption & Education Center is at 724 2nd Ave. W. Milan, IL 61264. The number is (309) 787-6830. QCAWC Spay/Neuter & Wellness Clinic is at 612 1st St. W. Milan, IL 61264. Number is (309) 787-6830. Also check out qcawc.org This week’s Pet of the Week is… Atticus! “Well, a good dog on the ground’s worth... Read More

Monica Austin “Midwest Mama” Album Release Show February 11

January 22nd, 2023
Monica Austin “Midwest Mama” Album Release Show February 11

Rock Island Brewing Company will present MONICA AUSTIN’S MIDWEST MAMA ALBUM RELEASE SHOW with special guest Michael Moncada featuring a live painting by Atlanta Dawn! The first single/video from the “Midwest Mama” album, “River Date”, was released August 2nd, 2022 with the second single, “Ho Down” set to release Friday, January 27th! The full album will be available on all streaming platforms February 10th. Some tracks will never be performed at MOST local venues! This is your opportunity to celebrate the release, hear ALL of the new music performed full band... Read More

Find Cool Events This Week In Illinois And Iowa In The FUN10!

January 22nd, 2023
Find Cool Events This Week In Illinois And Iowa In The FUN10!

Looking for FUN in Illinois and Iowa this week? Well, look no further! Check out the Fun10 for the Quad-Cities of Illinois and Iowa! Fun10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local entertainment, QuadCities.com! 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... Read More