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Christmas At Augustana Dashing Into Rock Island This Weekend

December 3rd, 2021
Christmas At Augustana Dashing Into Rock Island This Weekend

The Augustana College Department of Music presents Christmas at Augustana, December 4 and 5, 2021 in Centennial Hall. Presented by Quad City Bank & Trust, Christmas at Augustana is returning live after a one-year hiatus. Christmas at Augustana has thrilled audiences in sold-out performances for over a decade. Student musicians will take the stage to share their talents in what has become a highlight of the Augustana and Quad-Cities holiday season. Featuring performances by the Augustana Brass Ensemble, Augustana Symphony Orchestra, Ascension Ringers, Augustana Choir, Jenny Lind Vocal Ensemble... Read More

Richmond Hill Players cover all the holiday classics in “Every Christmas Story Ever Told”

December 3rd, 2021
Richmond Hill Players cover all the holiday classics in “Every Christmas Story Ever Told”

Richmond Hill Players concludes its 2021 season with the holiday comedy Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and then some), written by John K. Alvarez, Michael Carlton, and James FitzGerald.  It will be presented Thursdays through Sundays, December 2-12 at the Barn Theatre in Geneseo. The show takes a little of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “Frosty the Snowman,” and “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” mixes in “The Gift of the Magi,” “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” and “It’s A Wonderful Life,” then adds touches of “A... Read More

Rock Island Speakeasy Set For Annual Holiday Themed Drag Show TONIGHT!

December 3rd, 2021
Rock Island Speakeasy Set For Annual Holiday Themed Drag Show TONIGHT!

Friday, December 3, The Speakeasy located in downtown Rock Island is thrilled to welcome back the areas premiere drag show VIVA LA DIVAS with their annual Holiday Spectacular!  This special show will feature many of your favorite holiday hits performed like you’ve never seen before! The Speakeasy show cast features multiple title holders Dementia Jaide, Milange Cavalli and Justine Thyme! This outstanding show cast is the kind you would expect to see in a large market like Chicago, New York and even Las Vegas! This month’s special guest emcee is local stand-up comedian Leslie Mitchell. “Leslie... Read More

BREAKING: Illinois Has Highest Covid Spike Since Last Year; Pritzker Says Restrictions Here To Stay

December 3rd, 2021
BREAKING: Illinois Has Highest Covid Spike Since Last Year; Pritzker Says Restrictions Here To Stay

BREAKING: Illinois covid-19 numbers exploded yesterday, almost doubling from the day before and posting the worst day for covid since Dec. 1, 2020, when 12,542 new cases of the virus were reported. As Illinois was getting the bad news, Gov. JB Pritzker reiterated that current restrictions are here to stay for the foreseeable future, and more restrictions could be coming as the state begins to see numbers hit the trigger markers for a potential shutdown. The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 11,524 new confirmed and probable cases Thursday, based upon 231,876 tests conducted over the... Read More

Blood Incantation Oozing Into Raccoon Motel Friday Night

December 2nd, 2021
Blood Incantation Oozing Into Raccoon Motel Friday Night

Wake Brewing / Ragged Records Present Blood Incantation Primitive Man Everlasting Light Friday December 3rd @ Raccoon Motel Doors 7pm / Show 8pm / 21+ Advance Tickets Online at Tixr.com or Hard Tickets at Ragged Records Covid Vaccination Card or Proof of Negative Covid Test Results 72 prior for entry to this event – no exceptions.  Read More

Viva Las Divas Are Back At Rock Island’s Speakeasy Friday Night

December 2nd, 2021
Viva Las Divas Are Back At Rock Island's Speakeasy Friday Night

On December 3, The Speakeasy, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island, is thrilled to welcome back the areas premiere drag show VIVA LA DIVAS with their special Christmas Spectacular!! Our Speakeasy show cast features multiple title holders Dementia Jaide, Milange Cavalli and Justine Thyme! This outstanding show cast is the kind you would expect to see in a large market like Chicago, New York and even Las Vegas! Our Christmas Spectacular will feature many of your favorite holiday hits performed like you’ve never seen before! This months special guest performer is local favorite, Barbara Busch Light and... Read More

Help Genesius Guild Make Magic in 2022

December 2nd, 2021
Help Genesius Guild Make Magic in 2022

Help Genesius Guild make magic in 2022! Please consider donating to their GoFundMe to make your mark on our 2022 season. https://www.gofundme.com/f/genesius-guild-2021-givingtuesday-fundraiser  Read More

Whitey’s Bridges Your Hunger Gap With New Sundae Honoring I-74 Bridge

December 2nd, 2021
Whitey's Bridges Your Hunger Gap With New Sundae Honoring I-74 Bridge

In celebration of the I-74 Bridge opening on December 1, all Whitey’s Ice Cream locations in the Quad-Cities are going to mark the occasion by introducing the Bridge Sundae as our December Treat of the Month. This sundae will feature two sugar cookie halves to represent the two bridges, with Mississippi Mud Ice Cream and chocolate sauce underneath to represent the Mississippi River. This sundae will be the price of a two-dip regular sundae for the month. For more info, dip in here!  Read More

BREAKING: Illinois A New ‘Hot Spot’ For Covid; Officials Consider New Restrictions

December 1st, 2021
BREAKING: Illinois A New 'Hot Spot' For Covid; Officials Consider New Restrictions

BREAKING NEWS: Illinois has become a new “hot spot” for covid, according to CDC and Illinois Department of Health data released today, prompting officials to consider new restrictions in the state. The Midwest is experiencing the highest surge in covid over the past month, data shows. Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin “currently have the highest rates of COVID-19 in the country per capita.” Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady called Illinois a “covid hot spot” and added, “The Midwest is the current COVID hot spot as temperatures... Read More

Shots And Giggles Returning To The Speakeasy

December 1st, 2021
Shots And Giggles Returning To The Speakeasy

It’s baaaaaaack. The most popular improv comedy show in Speakeasy history, Shots and Giggles, is back on December 4! Shots ‘n’ Giggles mixes adult beverages and improv comedy into one wild and crazy spectacle! What can possible go wrong with that combination? The talented improv performers are drinking along with the audience during the show. From toasts to shots to audience participation, there’ something new and fun each show! We are happy to have 2021 Speakeasy Laugh Hard Comedy Competition winner Shayne Neubert and Quad City favorite, James Draper, who recently headlined... Read More