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Get Hip With The Hiplet Ballerinas Tonight

March 5th, 2022
Get Hip With The Hiplet Ballerinas Tonight

The Hiplet Ballerinas leap into Davenport this weekend! Hiplet™ was created by Artistic Director Homer Hans Bryant & evolved from the “Rap Ballet” of the 1990’s. Specifically designed to make Ballet accessible to all people, Hiplet™ is a fusion between classical pointe technique, Hip-Hop, and a variety of other dance styles. The Hiplet Ballerinas are a performance group based out of the Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center in the USA. $20 for adults, $15 for faculty and seniors citizens, $10 for children Tickets: https://www.showtix4u.com/event-details/60268 —– This... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Starts 25th Anniversary Season With Outdoor Outing Club Show

August 17th, 2021
Ballet Quad Cities Starts 25th Anniversary Season With Outdoor Outing Club Show

Continuing a successful partnership it began last year with the old-world elegance of Davenport’s Outing Club, Ballet Quad Cities is kicking off the start of its 25th-anniversary season in the beautiful park-like setting Sunday, Aug. 22, with Ballet on the Lawn. Featuring a larger professional company, with many new dancers, the fun performances at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., and 6 p.m. will feature old and new favorites, including a new piece choreographed by Emily Kate Long with live music by violinists Amy Klutho and Victoria Rice. A charcuterie picnic box is available to order for $20 – but it must... Read More

Russian Ballet Theatre to Bring “Swan Lake” to Davenport’s Adler Theatre March 1

July 26th, 2021
Russian Ballet Theatre to Bring “Swan Lake” to Davenport’s Adler Theatre March 1

The Russian Ballet Theatre will present a breathtaking new production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s timeless classic “Swan Lake” on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at the Adler Theatre. Tickets for this performance go on sale this Friday, July 30 at 10 a.m. online at Ticketmaster.com and in person at the Adler Theatre Box Office (136 E. 3rd St., Davenport). Tickets are $39, $49, $69 and $89 (plus applicable service charges). “It is all of the splendor which has mesmerized ballet audiences for over a century, plus a bit more,” a Monday release from the Adler says. “Gorgeous, detailed hand-painted... Read More

Quad-Cities Teen Trey Gordon Competing On Food Network TONIGHT!

December 28th, 2020
Quad-Cities Teen Trey Gordon Competing On Food Network TONIGHT!

If you tune in to the Food Network TONIGHT, you might see a familiar face! Quad-Cities teenager Trey Gordon will be competing at 8 p.m., as the Davenport 13-year-old will be a contestant on the Food Network’s Kids’ Baking Championship! Trey shared the awesome news on his Facebook page, saying, “I have a huge announcement! I am so excited I’m able to tell you guys this.  I am going to be on Kids Baking Championship, season nine, with Food Network. Tune in on December 28 for a two-episode premiere!” You can check out a preview video of Trey’s episode here. Even... Read More

Mini-“Nutcracker” and Holiday Favorites Danced by Ballet Quad Cities

December 8th, 2020
Mini-“Nutcracker” and Holiday Favorites Danced by Ballet Quad Cities

In a normal holiday season, about 6,000 people would see Ballet Quad Cities’ “The Nutcracker” at Davenport’s Adler Theatre, including a free performance for area schoolchildren. But of course, 2020 is anything but normal – so a select, supremely fortunate 180 patrons are able to enjoy a new “Nutcracker in the Round” this month at The Outing Club, 2109 Brady St., Davenport. Due to the November Iowa restrictions for Covid prevention, a maximum of 15 guests are allowed to see the professional ballet company at one time, in a ballroom that can seat 500. Ballet Quad Cities originally planned... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of October 25th: Dogtoberfest, Dracula, Dancing and MORE!

October 25th, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of October 25th: Dogtoberfest, Dracula, Dancing and MORE!

Are you feeling the swirls of spookiness in the air? If you’re a lover of all things fall and freaky – there is no shortage of exciting and fun things to do in the Quad Cities, this week! 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... Read More

Ballet on the Lawn Take Two

September 19th, 2020
Ballet on the Lawn Take Two

Ballet on the Lawn was such a success that Ballet Quad Cities has added another performance! All new choreography plus one favorite! Ballet on the Lawn Take Two will happen this Sunday Sep 20 from 1 – 2 p.m. at the Outing Club (2109 Brady Street 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 –... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of September 13th: Big Lebowski, Ballet, Tacos and MORE!

September 13th, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of September 13th: Big Lebowski, Ballet, Tacos and MORE!

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’ll 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. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Presents Ballet on the Lawn

August 29th, 2020
Ballet Quad Cities Presents Ballet on the Lawn

Ballet Quad Cities presents Ballet On The Lawn this Sunday Aug 30 at 2 and 6 p.m. 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 out on the lawn. Purchase your tickets ahead, they won’t be available at the door. Charcuterie picnic... Read More

Center Stage Performing Arts Online Classes

May 12th, 2020
Center Stage Performing Arts Online Classes

Although the Center Stage for Performing Arts studio is currently closed due to COVID-19, they have taken their classes online! A wide array of classes are currently being offered online and can be found on their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/centerstageperforming. These classes are ‘pay as you can’ ($8 suggested) and will stream live on Zoom. Grab those dancing shoes and connect with the Center Stage for Performing Arts online!   For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More