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Rock Island’s Augustana College Hosting Movie And Discussion On Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 16th, 2022
Rock Island's Augustana College Hosting Movie And Discussion On Martin Luther King, Jr.

In honor of the upcoming Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day Augustana College is hosting a panel discussion and movie, “College Behind Bars” .  It’s a four hour film directed by PBS’ Ken Burns & Lynn Novick and is available on Netflix.  The events on January 17th will highlight and explain how college in prison programs are part of the “dream of the beloved community” through the inspiring voices of formerly incarcerated students. The featured panelists will include men featured in the PBS documentary, members of the Bard Prison Initiative and the Augustana Prison Education... Read More

‘Medea,’ MLK, Icetravaganza, Trivia, And More In This Week’s FUN10

January 16th, 2022
'Medea,' MLK, Icetravaganza, Trivia, And More In This Week's FUN10

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! 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 entertainment for the week. 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... Read More

Augustana College’s next studio show “Medea” provides a new take on a powerful classic

January 13th, 2022
Augustana College’s next studio show “Medea” provides a new take on a powerful classic

Augustana College Theatre Arts Department will present “Medea” by Euripides, translation by Nicholas Rudall, January 13 – 16, 2022. Performances on Thursday through Saturday will begin at 7:30 pm and 1:30 pm on Sunday. The production will be held in the Honkamp Blackbox Theatre located on the third floor of the Brunner Theatre Center. Rudall’s translation of this powerful classic for contemporary audiences provides compelling new insight into the Greek tragedy this which tells the story of Medea, who chose to save her future husband while destroying her own family. Now married to Jason,... Read More

Augustana College Holding Event For Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 13th, 2022
Augustana College Holding Event For Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

In honor of the upcoming Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day Augustana College is hosting a panel discussion and movie, “College Behind Bars” .  It’s a four hour film directed by PBS’ Ken Burns & Lynn Novick and is available on Netflix.  The events on January 17th will highlight and explain how college in prison programs are part of the “dream of the beloved community” through the inspiring voices of formerly incarcerated students. The featured panelists will include men featured in the PBS documentary, members of the Bard Prison Initiative and the Augustana Prison Education... Read More

Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts at Augustana College Gets a Long Overdue Facelift

December 18th, 2021
Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts at Augustana College Gets a Long Overdue Facelift

Saturday in the Arts is a weekly feature covering a trend, subject, event or personality of local interest. It runs every Saturday morning on your site for the best entertainment and arts coverage in the area, QuadCities.com! When James Lambrecht came to teach music at Augustana College, Rock Island, nearly 34 years ago, Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts was already in need of a makeover. The building (which dates from 1955 and includes the 1,500-seat Centennial Hall) is finally getting one. Bergendoff, at 3701 7th Ave., Rock Island – named for Conrad Bergendoff, the college’s fifth president —... Read More

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

Augustana College Department of Music Presents Christmas at Augustana

November 28th, 2021
Augustana College Department of Music Presents Christmas at Augustana

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

Augustana Senior, a New Lincoln Academy of Illinois Laureate, Loves Art and Leadership

November 27th, 2021
Augustana Senior, a New Lincoln Academy of Illinois Laureate, Loves Art and Leadership

Saturday in the Arts is a weekly feature covering a trend, subject, event or personality of local interest. It runs every Saturday morning on your site for the best entertainment and arts coverage in the area, QuadCities.com! Laura Keenan has a keen eye for creating both beautiful artwork and transforming work into something approaching art. The busy, staggeringly talented Augustana College senior from Elmhurst, Ill., was recently honored as Augustana’s student laureate of The Lincoln Academy of Illinois. Each fall, a senior from each of the state’s four-year colleges and universities... Read More

Augustana College Presenting Christmas At Augustana In Centennial Hall

November 24th, 2021
Augustana College Presenting Christmas At Augustana In Centennial Hall

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

Christmas At Augustana Coming To Rock Island In December

November 17th, 2021
Christmas At Augustana Coming To Rock Island In December

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