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Quad Cities Cultural Trust Grants $245,000 To Iowa And Illinois Organizations

February 24th, 2024
Quad Cities Cultural Trust Grants $245,000 To Iowa And Illinois Organizations

The Quad Cities Cultural Trust is excited to announce the 2022 grant recipients of the Adler Theater Fund. Five worthy local organizations have received a total of $245,000.  All grants will help underwrite programming at the Adler Theater. The Quad Cities Cultural Trust partnered with the Adler Theater Foundation in November 2021. This partnership’s goal was to advocate for the performing arts here in the Quad Cities and encourage organizations with programs that encourage diversity and equity to apply for funding to perform at the Adler Theatre in Davenport, IA. The 2022 Adler Theater Fund... Read More

Love Stories Dances into the Quad Cities February 9-10

February 9th, 2024
Love Stories Dances into the Quad Cities February 9-10

Fall in love with love and with Ballet Quad Cities as an all-new Love Stories takes the Brunner Theatre Center stage just in time for Valentine’s Day! Experience Aaron Copland’s rarely seen love letter to the American Wild West, Billy the Kid, with choreography by Artistic Director Courtney Lyon, plus other memorable selections to round out the evening. Seating is in the round and audiences can expect to feel the energy! Friday. February 9 and Saturday, February 10 – 7:30pm Get your tickets here: LOVE STORIES    Read More

‘Nutcracker’ Dances Into Iowa’s Adler Theatre Today

December 9th, 2023
'Nutcracker' Dances Into Iowa's Adler Theatre Today

The Nutcracker will dance into the Adler Theatre in Davenport this weekend, December 9th at 2:00pm and 7:00pm, and December 10th at 2:00pm. Ballet Quad Cities’  The Nutcracker has been a hallmark of the holiday season in the Quad Cities for generations. The magic never ends! We pull out all the stops for this dazzling full-stage production: a cast of 60, live music, falling snow, colorful sets, and our sparkling Sugar Plum Fairy. Come see why audiences agree that BQC’s  Nutcracker deserves a standing ovation! Music by Orchestra Iowa. Tickets available at the the Adler Theatre Box office,... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities’ ‘Nutcracker’ Dances Into Davenport’s Adler Theatre This Weekend

December 7th, 2023
Ballet Quad Cities' 'Nutcracker' Dances Into Davenport's Adler Theatre This Weekend

The Nutcracker will dance into the Adler Theatre in Davenport this weekend, December 9th at 2:00pm and 7:00pm, and December 10th at 2:00pm. Ballet Quad Cities’  The Nutcracker has been a hallmark of the holiday season in the Quad Cities for generations. The magic never ends! We pull out all the stops for this dazzling full-stage production: a cast of 60, live music, falling snow, colorful sets, and our sparkling Sugar Plum Fairy. Come see why audiences agree that BQC’s  Nutcracker deserves a standing ovation! Music by Orchestra Iowa. Tickets available at the the Adler Theatre Box office,... Read More

Positive News For Iowa And Illinois In What’s The Good News?

October 2nd, 2023
Positive News For Iowa And Illinois In What's The Good News?

It’s October, and it’s time to fall into some great news from around the Quad-Cities. What’s The Good News? is a monthly column here on QuadCities.com where we showcase the positive news from around the Quad-Cities. And, in conjunction with our friends at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” we highlight awesome people and events around the area. So, what’s the good news for October? Davenport Teen Semifinalist In National Merit Scholarship Program Angela Chen, 12th-grade student at North High School, has been selected as a semifinalist in the 2024 National Merit Scholarship program. Students... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Presents Ballet On The Lawn Today

August 27th, 2023
Ballet Quad Cities Presents Ballet On The Lawn Today

Ballet on the Lawn will take place August 27th at 3:00pm & 6:00pm at The Outing Club, Davenport, Iowa. Enjoy BQC on the beautiful grounds of Davenport’s historic Outing Club for our 4th annual Ballet on the Lawn. This one-hour entertaining and energetic performance features new choreography, guest choreographers, lively music, plus all your favorite new and returning BQC dancers. Beverages and charcuterie picnic boxes are available for purchase. Don’t forget your lawn chairs and blankets! For more information, click here.  Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Dancing Into Davenport’s Adler Theatre Today

April 22nd, 2023
Ballet Quad Cities Dancing Into Davenport's Adler Theatre Today

The Rite of Spring, Bolero & More will take place April 22nd at 2:30pm & 7:30pm at The Adler Theatre, Davenport, Iowa. Igor Stravinsky’s landmark 1913 score stars as the inspiration for Courtney Lyon’s cutting-edge abstract ballet. Not seen since its 2014 world premiere, Ballet Quad Cities’ Rite of Spring brings the art and athleticism of dance to life. Sponsored by: Quad Cities Cultural Trust – Adler Theater Foundation, The Bechtel Trusts, Iowa Arts Council, and Leslie Bell. Get Ballet Quad Cities tickets here!  Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Presents Rite Of Spring, Bolero, And More At Iowa’s Adler Theatre

April 21st, 2023
Ballet Quad Cities Presents Rite Of Spring, Bolero, And More At Iowa's Adler Theatre

The Rite of Spring, Bolero & More will take place April 22nd at 2:30pm & 7:30pm at The Adler Theatre, Davenport, Iowa. Igor Stravinsky’s landmark 1913 score stars as the inspiration for Courtney Lyon’s cutting-edge abstract ballet. Not seen since its 2014 world premiere, Ballet Quad Cities’ Rite of Spring brings the art and athleticism of dance to life. Sponsored by: Quad Cities Cultural Trust – Adler Theater Foundation, The Bechtel Trusts, Iowa Arts Council, and Leslie Bell. Get Ballet Quad Cities tickets here!  Read More

Get Some Fun Illinois And Iowa Events In Your Life With The FUN10

April 16th, 2023
Get Some Fun Illinois And Iowa Events In Your Life With The FUN10

Find fun in Illinois and Iowa with your FUN10! 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 entertainment, QuadCities.com! 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. So what’s on the Fun10 for this week? Read on… Ballet... Read More

History Comes Alive at the Figge April 13

April 13th, 2023
History Comes Alive at the Figge April 13

Head to the Figge for original performance by Ballet Quad Cities inspired by their fabulous exhibit Sporting Fashion: Outdoor Girls 1800-1960. Thursday, April 13 5:00 Cash Bar and Art Buffet 6:30 Performance Learn more: FIGGE  Read More