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Ballet Quad Cities Presenting Nutcracker In The Round

November 11th, 2020

Please join Ballet Quad Cities at The Nutcracker in the Round this December. The ballroom at The Outing Club will be transformed into a snow globe with dancing and music like you’ve never seen before to kick off the holiday season. Make The Nutcracker part of your December at this magical, safe event for the entire family! Limited number of tickets to each performance on sale now| $15-$65 All seating and tables will be spaced generously apart with extra safety measures in place. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4 – DOORS OPEN AT 6:30PM | PERFORMANCE 7:30PM Theatre seating with your group SATURDAY,... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Flying In With Dancing For Dracula

October 29th, 2020

Join Ballet Quad Cites for a delicious three course sit-down dinner and a lively, playful Halloween fundraiser performance! Enjoy Dancing for Dracula and You! in the beautiful ballroom at The Outing Club (2109 Brady Street Davenport) this Friday Oct 30 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. All proceeds will go directly to Ballet Quad Cities to keep the organization a viable part of the community until they can return to performing in area theaters. The atmosphere in the ballroom at The Outing Club is a wonderful setting for Ballet Quad Cities’ first indoor performance. Tables will be spaced generously apart... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Offers Delicious Dinner, Fun ‘Dracula’ to Sink Your Teeth Into

October 25th, 2020

Ballet Quad Cities supplied a delicious, delightful Halloween treat last year as they performed a “Dracula Unleashed” at Moline’s new Bartlett Performing Arts Center. Given the craziness of Covid, the trick in this year’s holiday special promises to be literally more delectable, as the professional dance company offers a three-course, sit-down dinner and a lively, playful Halloween performance in the beautiful ballroom at The Outing Club on Friday, Oct. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 31. All proceeds will go directly to Ballet Quad Cities, to keep the organization a viable part of the community... Read More

Check Out Save Our Stages Fest, But Also Donate Closer To Home To Local Artists And Venues

October 16th, 2020

This weekend, YouTube and the National Independent Venue Association are doing an awesome thing for local music venues nationwide, and I’m sure many of you have heard about the star-studded Save Our Stages Fest. It’s the kind of huge, publicity-grabbing event that gets a ton of attention with people in markets across the country. Which is a good thing, because it’s for a good cause, and it needs to get in front of a large group of people to make that positive impact. I do not begrudge that at all, and I wholeheartedly encourage people to check it out, and any other event of that... Read More

Quad City Arts Has Been Enriching The Region With Public Art For Over Two Decades

October 13th, 2020

Many public places throughout the Quad-Cities are more beautiful and colorful because of Quad City Arts, which marks its 50th anniversary this year. The late executive director Lloyd Schoeneman (who died at 49 in 2001 from cancer) was the driving force behind our public sculpture program. In the 1990s, Lloyd introduced the concept of community-built art to the Quad-Cities, organizing design charrettes which resulted in the Navigation Steps at Leach Park (Bettendorf) the Nature Spiral at Illiniwek Park (Hampton) and the Lindsay Park Architectural Sculpture Park (Village of East Davenport). He also... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Stakes Its Halloween On New Dancing For Dracula Show

October 7th, 2020

Ballet Quad Cities is flying in with a frightful new show! Dancing For Dracula will take place at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30-31 at The Outing Club in Davenport. The evening includes dinner and the performance. Please join Ballet Quad Cites for a delicious three course sit-down dinner and a lively, playful Halloween performance in the beautiful ballroom at The Outing Club. All proceeds will go directly to Ballet Quad Cities to keep our organization a viable part of the community until we can return to performing in area theaters. The atmosphere in the ballroom at The Outing Club is a wonderful setting for... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Back to Delight Outside at Outing Club

September 15th, 2020

Three weeks after Ballet Quad Cities sold out three outdoor shows, the professional company returns to Davenport’s Outing Club this Sunday for three more varied, family-friendly programs. Seven dancers will perform works by four choreographers (including from company member Meghan Phillips) at 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., on the lawn at the 125-year-old private club, 2109 Brady St. “It was great, we sold out three shows, and we’re excited to be putting together a whole new one,” Phillips said Tuesday of their Outing Club debut last month. “It was pretty challenging,” the 24-year-old dancer... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Doing An Encore Of Ballet On The Lawn

September 3rd, 2020

Ballet Quad Cities’ Ballet on the Lawn was so nice, they’ve decided to do it twice. The latest show, with all new choreography, will take place at 1, 3 and 5 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Outing Club, 2109 Brady St., Davenport. Enjoy the atmosphere of the 125 year old, member–owned, private club for a unique and beautiful dance production by Ballet Quad Cities. Professional dancers will transform the lawn at The Outing Club into a magical setting! Find your picnic spot with friends and family and connect through the arts. Bring your chairs and blankets – there is plenty of room to spread... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Adds Extra Show This Weekend Due To Popular Demand!

August 26th, 2020

Ballet Quad Cities is adding an EXTRA show for their performances this weekend! Ballet on the Lawn is sold out at 6 p.m. and there are only a few tickets left for 2 p.m. Two sold out performances is awesome news, and they’ve added a 4 p.m. performance giving you one more opportunity to attend this fresh, whimsical outdoor performance that is great entertainment for the whole family! Enjoy the atmosphere of the 125 year old, member–owned, private club for a unique and beautiful dance production by Ballet Quad Cities. Professional dancers will transform the lawn at The Outing Club into... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities to Start New Season Outside at Outing Club

August 24th, 2020

The professional dance company Ballet Quad Cities is starting its new season outdoors with two performances at Davenport’s Outing Club on Sunday. Aug. 30. The 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. shows, at 2109 Brady St., will be on a temporary stage on the lawn at the 125-year-old, member–owned, private club. Audience members should bring their own chairs and blankets – there will be plenty of room to spread out on the lawn. Tickets will not be sold on site, but should be purchased for $20 at balletquadcities.com. “They’ve been very easy to work with,” Joedy Cook, the company executive director, said... Read More