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Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois


QC SCENE takes a pictorial journey through the local entertainment scene with images from events going on in and around the Quad-Cities.
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  • A behind-the-scenes peek at ‘Haunt’
  • Young Artists Rock Figge Through May!
  • Young Artists At The Figge!
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Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.
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  • Things Are Getting Tasty in LeClaire This Weekend
  • Penguin Parade Waddles Into Botanical Center
  • QC Hashers Announce 10th Annual Red Dress Run
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Tim Brennan Movie Critic
Tim has been alarmingly enthusiastic about movies ever since childhood. He grew up in Boulder and, foolishly, left Colorado to study Communications in Washington State. Making matters worse, he moved to Connecticut after meeting his too-good-for-him wife. Drawn by the Rockies and a mild climate, he triumphantly returned and settled down back in Boulder County. He's written numerous screenplays, loves hiking, and embarrassed himself in front of Samuel L. Jackson. True story.
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  • The Endless Trench
  • Shifting The Lens
  • Pressure Drop
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Jon Burns is a musician, band leader of the local group Centaur Noir, and a notable Quad-Cities artist whose work has been displayed at numerous galleries in the area. His Q-C Icons series celebrates various people of note who were born, raised or have ties to the Quad-Cities. The series is on display at Rock Island's DeSoto Gallery through the end of August.
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  • Quad Cities Icons: Michael Nunn from Davenport, IA – Professional Boxer
  • Quad Cities Icons: Jesse Johnson from Rock Island – Guitarist & Multi-Instrumental Songwriter
  • Quad Cities Icons: June Haver from Rock Island, IL – Early Film Actress, Singer, Dancer
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Connie (Corcoran) Wilson ( was the Quad City Times film and book critic for 15 years and has continued reviewing film uninterruptedly since 1970. She also publishes books (31 at last count) in a variety of genres (, has taught writing or literature classes at every Quad City college or university as adjunct faculty, was Yahoo's Content Producer of the Year for Politics  and writes on a variety of topics at her own blog,
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  • Teen Paranormal Graphic Novel Series, ‘Exorcising Ghosts’ Scaring Up Fans
  • Is The New ‘Pet Sematary’ The Cat’s Meow, Or Ghostly Dog Doo?
  • Dissecting One Of The Best Horror Films of 2019: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’
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Ryan Franks has been into comics for as long as he can remember. He first started collecting back in 1993.It didn't become an obsession until 2009, but still remains one...
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  • How Far Is Too Far In Comics?
  • Defenders Under The Sword of Damocles
  • Did SAU’s Comics Class Pass Or Fail?
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Steve Holmes Publisher
Steve Holmes was born and raised in the Quad Cities, graduating from Rock Island High School and Black Hawk College. He registered the in 1995 and has published a series of ever-growing websites leading to today's advanced service featuring free entertainment and lifestyle information for this great region of Illinois and Iowa.
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  • HOT DOG or HOLD THE MUSTARD? Frank Conversation About Davenport’s Plans for Portillo’s Development
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Sean Leary Director of Digital Media
Sean Leary is an author, director, artist, musician, producer and entrepreneur who has been writing professionally since debuting at age 11 in the pages of the Comics Buyers Guide. An honors graduate of the University of Southern California masters program, he has written over 50 books including the best-sellers The Arimathean, Every Number is Lucky to Someone and We Are All Characters.
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  • Want To Hear Your Favorite Radio Shows Back On The Air?
  • WOC’s Jim Fisher Deserved A Better Farewell
  • Quad Cities Weekend In 2 Minutes – January 16th, 2020
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Greg O'Neill is a Spanish teacher at Lewistown Community High School. A native of Rock Island, he currently resides between there and Lewistown. He has been onstage at Quad City Music Guild, Playcrafter's Barn Theatre, Richmond Hill Theatre, and Genesius Guild. He got his start at St. Joseph's Catholic Church when he appeared in Tales of Wonder at the age of eleven. He enjoys movies, theatre, books, baseball, and writing stories.
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  • ‘Seven Brides’ Overcomes Problematic Premise With Entertaining Show
  • Take A Dip With ‘Dixie Swim Club’
  • Music Guild’s ‘West Side Story’ A Classic
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Tristan Tapscott Theatre Columnist
Tristan Layne Tapscott has been dubbed the “Quad Cities’ P.T. Barnum” and although the person who initially said it meant it as an insult, he happily accepts the title.
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  • What’s It REALLY Like To Be The Easter Bunny?
  • ‘Dearly Beloved,’ Gather At Richmond Hill For A Good Show
  • And The Oscars Will Go To…
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