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Black Box, Birdies, Big Enchilada And More Are Among The Good News!

May 1st, 2019

It’s time for some more good news again! Every month, we take a look at some of the positive things going on around the Quad-Cities, and highlight those here on QuadCities.com and with our partner in positivity, KWQC-TV6 on “Paula Sands Live.” Here’s a look around at the good things happening…   Rhythm City Make Music For March of Dimes Rhythm City® Casino Resort hosted the March of Dimes Donate & Play every Wednesday this month to benefit the March of Dimes Iowa Chapter. This promotion invited Resort Club members the opportunity to donate to the March of Dimes Iowa Chapter... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Howls With ‘Peter & The Wolf’

March 25th, 2019

Be whisked away to the land of fairy tales on March 30 when Ballet Quad Cities and Orchestra Iowa perform to the music of Prokofiev, Ravel, and more. You will be entertained by Peter and the Wolf, Belle and her beast; Aurora, Tom Thumb and more. Mindy Heusel host of the popular afternoon show, Perspective on WVIK, will be narrating Peter & the Wolf at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. March 30 at the Adler Theatre, 136 East 3rd Street, Davenport. Tickets are available at the Adler box office and at www.balletquadcities.com.  Read More

Experience an Enchanted Adventure at The Nutcracker

December 5th, 2018

Go on a magical holiday journey this weekend at the Adler Theatre. Ballet Quad Cities and Orchestra Iowa have teamed up to present The Nutcracker this Saturday Dec 8 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday Dec 9 at 2:30 p.m. at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd St. Davenport). This captivating performance is filled with holiday magic and will take your family on an enchanted adventure with Clara and her prince as they battle the Rat Queen and journey to the Land of Sweets. Ticket prices for adults are $18, $30 and $36. Ticket prices for children 10 and under are $11, $17 and $20. Ticket prices for seniors... 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

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

Dinner With Dracula

October 16th, 2018

It’s your last chance to get dinner with Dracula! (And we promise it will be bloody good, although more figurative than literal on the bloody!) Dinner With Dracula will be presented in advance of Ballet Quad Cities’ Dracula at 5 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Spotlight Theater, 800 7th Ave, Moline. Dracula will be presented at 8 p.m. Oct. 19-20 at the Spotlight. There are only hours left to get your tickets to join Dracula for a spectacular feast featuring a pasta bar, carving station, and delectable desserts served by the Count of the Castle! All proceeds from the evening’s ticket... Read More

Head To ‘Paris’ With Ballet Quad Cities

September 14th, 2018

Paris En Pointe, the latest production by Ballet Quad-Cities, will bring a touch of French elegance and style to Galvin Fine Arts Center, 518 W. Locust St., Davenport, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Journey back to Paris under the Eiffel Tower when the Moulin Rouge was the place to be. It was an exciting time for composers and visual artists alike when they changed the course of history with their music and Impressionist canvases. Such is the inspiration for the dance and music today. Ballet Quad Cities and the St. Ambrose Music Department partner with the Figge Art Museum to bring... Read More

Auditions For Ballet Quad Cities’ ‘Nutcracker’ Coming Up

September 1st, 2018

Want to experience the magic of dancing on stage with Ballet Quad Cities? Auditions will be held Saturday, September 8 for ages 7-11 and Tuesday, September 11th for ages 12 & up. Pre-registration required. Please call (309) 786-3779.  Read More

Auditions For Ballet Quad Cities’ ‘Nutcracker’ Coming Up

August 15th, 2018

  Want to experience the magic of dancing on stage with Ballet Quad Cities? Auditions will be held Saturday, September 8 for ages 7-11 and Tuesday, September 11th for ages 12 & up. Pre-registration required. Please call (309)786-3779.    Read More

The Christmas in July sale is here!

July 26th, 2018

BOGO Nutcracker tickets now through July 29 at 10 p.m. All Saturday, December 8th at 7:30pm, price level 2 Nutcracker tickets will be BOGO for a limited time. Use code Christmas when ordering online at www.balletquadcities.com or at the Adler Theatre Box Office, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport.  Read More