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Enjoy a Concert & Conversation with Peter Buffett

March 3rd, 2020

New York. Miami. The Quad Cities. What’s the common denominator? These communities were handpicked by Peter Buffett – Emmy Award-winning musician, composer, author, philanthropist and the youngest son of investor Warren Buffett – for a Concert & Conversation designed to change lives. A Concert & Conversation with Peter Buffett will take place this Thursday Mar 5 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in Centennial Hall at Augustana College (3703 7th Avenue Rock Island). NOW MORE THAN EVER, our region must come together around shared values to tackle the vital work of building a stronger community... Read More

Spend Your Sunday Funday with a Chill on the Hill

September 5th, 2019

Augustana College invites the community to Chill on the Hill at the new Anderson Pavilion on campus, this Sunday Sep 8. The free event will feature food trucks and local bands at the Ruth and Lefty Anderson Pavilion, 3750 7th Ave., Rock Island. The pavilion is just south of the Brunner Theater Center, and the most convenient parking is in the Centennial Hall lot across 7th Avenue. Visitors should bring a blanket or lawn chairs. Seating is first-come, first-served. Beginning at 1:30 p.m., The White Tornado will take the stage. The White Tornado is the piano-playing, songwriting alter ego of the... Read More

Symphony Youth Ensemble Unfurls Winter Concert

February 23rd, 2018

Are you looking to add a little musical magic to your weekend? The Quad City Symphony Orchestra will be hosting their Quad City Symphony Youth Ensembles (QCSYEs) Winter Festival Concert this Sunday Feb 25 from 3-5:15 p.m. at Centennial Hall, Augustana College. Tickets for this event are $10 for adults and $5 for students with ID’s. Tickets can be purchased online at https://qcso.org/concerts/qcsyes-winter-festival-concert. You can expect to appreciate the most beautiful and melodic sounds from the Youth Symphony Orchestra, Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, Youth String Ensemble, Prelude Strings,... Read More

Augie Alive With The Sound Of Music, Theater And More

May 5th, 2017

There are some exciting things happening this month in the arts at Augustana College! Here’s a rundown of some of the cool events: Titanic: the Musical opened last weekend, with more performances this weekend May 5-6 at 7:30 p.m. and May 7 at 1:30 p.m. Get your tickets at www.augustana.edu/tickets. The Senior Art Exhibition opened Friday, featuring the Senior Inquiry projects of the studio art and graphic design majors of the Augustana Class of 2017. As part of the Celebration of Learning on May 3, students will give artist talks in the Centennial Hall galleries beginning at 10:30 a.m. A closing... Read More

Local students get the chance to play with the Navy Band

April 9th, 2017

The United States Navy Concert Band, which has been entertaining audiences and supporting the Navy with some of the best musicians in the country, played to a full house at Augustana College’s Centennial Hall this weekend. The band has played for a Quad-Cities audience many times, and the college was glad to once again host them for an energetic and high-level performance. The Navy Band traditionally invites area students to join them in performing John Philip Sousa’s “Washington Post” march at their concerts. This year, 10 lucky students from Quad-Cities area high schools were invited... Read More