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What’s The Good News For January?

January 16th, 2019

There’s always positive news happening in the Quad-Cities, and we here at QuadCities.com, in collaboration with KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” are happy to bring it to you! Every month we team up to present What’s The Good News? It’s a column on our website that promotes cool things happening in the Q-C that are positive and upbeat. In conjunction with the release of the column, I, Sean Leary, appear on “Paula Sands Live” to talk about the awesome good deeds of our local folks. Ready to get some good news? Let’s get started…   Well Suited For Success   Quad-Citian... Read More

NOON YEAR’S EVE at Family Museum!

January 1st, 2019

Hundreds of parents and kids packed into the Family Museum of their annual NOON YEAR’S EVE celebration! Kids were treated to a number of fun activities, including live music, a balloon drop at noon and more! QC Scene was on the scene to take pics of some of the happy revelers!  Read More

THE BEST MUSIC OF 2018!!!

December 31st, 2018

It’s that time of the year again. Time for critics to line up to roll out their “Best of…” lists. And whether it’s TV, movies or music, they all seem to follow a distinct pattern. I’ve done these lists for years, and it wasn’t until the last few calendar turns that I stepped back from doing them, basically because I got bored with it. Until this year. This year, I’m stepping back into the fray, to deliver a list of THE BEST MUSIC OF THE YEAR. THE BEST!!! And here it is, THE BEST MUSIC OF 2018!!! 10.) album recorded by a hygiene-challenged, agoraphobic shut-in that sounds like The... Read More

Merry Christmas! QC Scene Highlights The Christmas Lights of The Quad-Cities!

December 24th, 2018

All around the area, people have been full of festive holiday cheer and houses have been festooned with the lights and decorations of the season! Over the past few weeks, we at QuadCities.com have been sleighing around the area taking pictures of the some of the coolest displays, and here’s a showcase of some of the best we’ve seen for QC Scene!    Read More

Help Local Shelters, People In Need And Others This Holiday Season!

December 12th, 2018

We’re always looking for great, positive news in the Quad-Cities, and every month, I present some of the awesome things here in What’s The Good News? This regular column, in conjunction with my appearances with Paula Sands on “Paula Sands Live” (3 p.m. weekdays on KWQC-TV6), put the spotlight on some of the upbeat and positive news here in the Q-C! So what’s the good news for this month? Glad you asked! Let’s take a look …   Warm Up With Coffee And Coats Caffee 392, which is currently at 216 S. 2nd St. in Clinton, but is opening a store at 502 W. 3rd St., Davenport, early next... Read More

Help Out A Girl Who Makes The Quad Cities More Magical

December 7th, 2018

Nikki Gillette has always struck me as someone puzzlingly uncertain as to just how amazing she is. Gillette has been a regular on the performing arts scene in the Quad Cities for a while, as a standup comedian, musician, burlesque performer and actress. She teaches art to kids at Blue Grass Elementary, manages the traveling comedy troupe Show Us Your Pokeballs, models, haunts and does makeup at Terror at Skellington Manor, and is involved with other local groups such as Moonshine Misfits Burlesque and Open Source Improv. She’s also a columnist for this website. She’s smart, funny, beautiful... Read More

QC Scene Goes Behind The Scenes With Ballet QC’s ‘Nutcracker’

December 4th, 2018

Ballet Quad-Cities will be performing the holiday classic, “The Nutcracker” this weekend, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 and 2:30 Sunday, Dec. 9, at the Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport! The past several weeks they’ve been hard at working putting together this masterpiece, and here are some of the troupe’s pictures of rehearsals and dress performances! For tickets and more information, check out www.ticketmaster.com and www.balletquadcities.com!  Read More

Did SAU’s Comics Class Pass Or Fail?

November 19th, 2018

On Saturday October 20th, Saint Ambrose University Library hosted a “Comics Gaming Entertainment” event (https://libguides.sau.edu/c.php?g=838240&p=5987350). I had friends setting up at the event, so I decided I’d pop over and see what was on offer. I’ve never been to Saint Ambrose before, even though a friend of mine spent his college years there. So after finding the library, mostly through luck. I walked into the Saint Ambrose library to see what was on offer that morning. After walking through the front doors the first thing I noticed was five tables set up in the main... Read More

What’s The Good News For November?

November 7th, 2018

There’s always plenty of positive news in the Quad-Cities, and we here at QuadCities.com are always happy to put a spotlight on it! Every month I present this column, What’s The Good News?, in which I highlight some of the awesome things going on in and around the area. I also talk about these things on my regular spot the first Wednesday of each month on KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live.” So, what’s the good news for this month? Let’s find out…   Ballet Quad Cities Goes Nuts For Helping Students Ballet Quad Cities is helping out Davenport third grade students in their goal of... Read More

It’s A Crisis For DC

October 26th, 2018

In the last two weeks DC Comics has released two comics that have garnered a lot of attention. Just to be safe let’s establish both spoiler and mature content warnings. Two weeks ago was the release of Batman: Damned #1. Which included the first appearance of Batman’s penis, affectionately dubbed The Batawang (not in the comic itself, obviously).  This sparked some controversy, which should have been expected, but is so tiresome. Some retailers got angry that a book, heralded as DC’s first comic in their Black Label line of mature readers comics, but unlike Vertigo these comics... Read More

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