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Cowboy Courage: Westerns and the Portrayal of Bravery at the Davenport Public Library

November 2nd, 2021
Cowboy Courage: Westerns and the Portrayal of Bravery at the Davenport Public Library

Join us Wednesday, November 3rd at 6:00 pm for a presentation by author William Hampes. When people think of television and film Westerns what tends to come to mind are the great feats of physical bravery of the heroes. However, as pointed out in Hampes’ book, “Cowboy Courage: Westerns and the Portrayal of Bravery,” many of these Westerns also portray examples of moral and psychological courage, often by ordinary individuals. The presentation will discuss how these films and television programs focus on finding the moral and psychological courage to love, to redeem oneself for failures,... Read More

Westerns And Cowboys Are Examined In Davenport Public Library Program

October 29th, 2021
Westerns And Cowboys Are Examined In Davenport Public Library Program

Join us Wednesday, November 3rd at 6:00 pm for a presentation by author William Hampes. When people think of television and film Westerns what tends to come to mind are the great feats of physical bravery of the heroes. However, as pointed out in Hampes’ book, “Cowboy Courage: Westerns and the Portrayal of Bravery,” many of these Westerns also portray examples of moral and psychological courage, often by ordinary individuals. The presentation will discuss how these films and television programs focus on finding the moral and psychological courage to love, to redeem oneself for failures,... Read More

Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo Heads Back to TaxSlayer Center

January 13th, 2020
Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo Heads Back to TaxSlayer Center

Let’s rodeo, Quad Cities! Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo returns to the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr. Moline) this Friday Jan 17 and Saturday Jan 18 at 7:30 p.m., both nights. Saddle up for a thrilling evening featuring the nation’s top P.R.C.A cowboys vs. the rankest bucking horses and bulls in the fan favorite events: Bull Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding and Bareback Riding.  Riding to garner points to qualify for the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas… the COWBOYS are In it to Win it. Don’t forget to come early for the FREE Pre-Show (with ticket) from 6-7 p.m. each night. Fans will have... Read More

Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo Heads Back to TaxSlayer Center

December 15th, 2019
Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo Heads Back to TaxSlayer Center

Let’s rodeo, Quad Cities! Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo returns to the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr. Moline) on Friday Jan 17 and Saturday Jan 18 at 7:30 p.m., both nights. Saddle up for a thrilling evening featuring the nation’s top P.R.C.A cowboys vs. the rankest bucking horses and bulls in the fan favorite events: Bull Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding and Bareback Riding.  Riding to garner points to qualify for the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas… the COWBOYS are In it to Win it. Don’t forget to come early for the FREE Pre Show (with ticket) from 6-7 p.m. each night. Fans will have... Read More