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“Hamilton” Thrills Fans Again on Small Screen, Just in Time for July 4

July 4th, 2020

The hotly-anticipated film version of the groundbreaking musical “Hamilton” literally could not have come at a better time. Directed by its original Broadway helmer Thomas Kail, over three days in June 2016 (with and without audiences), the 160-minute film dropped in the early morning Friday on Disney Plus, just in time for the Independence Day weekend. After four months of deeply isolating quarantine, a horrifying pandemic that’s killed 130,000 Americans, over a month of protests regarding racial injustice, millions unemployed and confused, and a divisive, often hurtful president, this brilliant,... Read More

Disney Pixar’s Onward to Be Released Digitally Tonight!

March 20th, 2020

While movie theaters across the country have closed their doors due to the COVID-19 outbreak, your family can still enjoy a ‘Night at the Movies’ at home! Disney just announced they will release their latest creation with Pixar, Onward, to viewers tonight! Onward will be available the evening of Friday Mar 20 on Fandango Now for just $19.99 (options of 4K UHD, HD and SD). In addition, the newest Disney masterpiece is scheduled to stream on Disney+ Apr 3. Set in a suburban fantasy world, Disney and Pixar’s “Onward” introduces two teenage elf brothers who embark on an extraordinary quest... Read More

Reconnect with Your Inner Couch Potato While Practicing Safe Social Distancing

March 16th, 2020

No matter what your line of work may be, it’s pretty safe to say the current obligation of ‘social distancing’ will affect all of our daily lives for the near future. But have no fear, QuadCities.com is here to help you find activities to fill that time! Do you catch yourself responding “I don’t have time to watch that,” when asked by a co-worker, friend or family member if you caught the latest episode of NCIS or saw the newest Netflix documentary? Well now is your time to shine! Take advantage of the event-free portions of your day by catching up on the latest TV Entertainment. Whether... Read More

Primer on TV Entertainment and Streaming

March 15th, 2020

This week has brought an unprecedented number of cancellations for sporting events, concerts, conferences and a growing list of other forms of entertainment and gatherings. Employees are being sent home to work remotely, schools are being closed to students, more are staying home to watch kids and others are self-quarantining to avoid or recover from Coronavirus (COVID-19). With so many forced to stay home for these reasons, or just to avoid contagion, it seemed time to start a new column on Home Entertainment Trends. Most people are familiar with standard TV programming broadcast over the airwaves... Read More

Coco Comes to Life at Adler Theatre

January 14th, 2020

Take a trip to the Land of the Dead and experience Disney and Pixar’s Coco in Concert, at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) this Saturday Jan 18 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Follow the story of 12-year-old Miguel who travels to the land of the Dead, where he seeks the help of his deceased musician great-great-grandfather to return him to his family.  This family-friendly, live-to-picture concert event features Michael Giacchino’s beautiful musical score and the 2017 two-time Academy Award winning film for Best Original Song and Best Animated Feature Film. The Adler Theatre/River Center... Read More

John Crist Coming To Adler Theatre

June 25th, 2019

Internet comedy sensation John Crist will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25 at the Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. Tickets are on sale at the Adler box office, and ticketmaster.com. Comedian and viral sensation John Crist is the next big thing in stand-up comedy. Whether you know him from viral videos like “Millennial International,” “Road Rage in the Church Parking Lot,” or “Every Parent at Disney,” Crist has solidified his comedic prowess with sold out shows from coast to coast. Crist has shared the stage with some of the best in the business, including Dave Chappelle,... Read More

Timeless Classic Beauty and the Beast Playing Soon at QCMG!

June 10th, 2019

Tale as old as time. Song as old as rhyme. Beauty and the Beast comes to life, on stage, this week! Quad City Music Guild presents The Broadway Musical, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jun 14-16 and 20-23 at Prospect Park Auditorium (1584 34th Avenue Moline). Take part in the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. The all-ages story tells of Belle, a young, forward thinking woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress.... Read More

Disney’s Newsies Set to Premiere in the Quad Cities!

January 13th, 2019

The Disney musical taking the nation by storm is hitting the Circa ’21 stage! Disney’s Newsies hits the stage at Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse (1828 3rd Ave. Rock Island) in their Quad Cities’ premiere this Wednesday Jan 16 at 5:45 p.m. and will continue production through Saturday Feb 23. Set in New York City at the turn of the 20th Century, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged “newsies,” who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. But when publishing titans Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph... Read More

Disney On Ice Reaches For Stars At TaxSlayer

November 30th, 2017

Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy set the stage for a star-studded talent extravaganza as Disney On Ice presents Reach For The Stars at the TaxSlayer Center, this weekend! Starting on Thursday Nov 30 and going through Sunday Dec 3, there will be numerous opportunities to witness the magic and music from Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Rapunzel, Belle and much more! For a full list of show times and ticket prices, visit https://www.ticketmaster.com/disney-on-ice-presents-reach-taxslayer-center-formerly-known-as-moline-il/venueartist/49264/1742147. Come experience the magic these Disney favorites... Read More

‘Little Mermaid’ Swims Into Music Guild

June 9th, 2017

Quad City Music Guild’s “The Little Mermaid”  opens June 9 and runs June 9th thru the 11th and again June 15th thru the 18th at their Prospect Park Theater in Moline. In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. To pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above, Ariel bargains with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs. But the bargain is not what it seems, and Ariel needs the help of her colorful friends, Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull and Sebastian the crab to restore order... Read More

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