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Mother Son Formal Coming Up At RiverCenter

February 28th, 2020

Moms and their sons can enjoy a fun night together courtesy of Davenport Parks and Rec at the Mother Son Formal dance March 8 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the RiverCenter. Davenport’s Parks and Recreation department is hosting their annual Mother Son Formal this Sunday Mar 8 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd Street Davenport). Couples will be treated to a dinner buffet, crafts, dancing and a chance to win prizes. A professional photographer will be available to take couple’s photos. The cost for this magical evening is $30 per person (Davenport residents) or $36 per person (non-residents).... Read More

Enjoy Some Havana Daydreamin’ in Downtown Davenport

February 12th, 2020

Are you ready to warm things up this weekend, Quad Cities?! Break out the flipflops and the island gear for an afternoon and night of pub crawls, food, drink, and music, with proceeds benefitting Boys & Girls Club of the Mississippi Valley! The Quad City Parrot Head Club invites all to the 16th Annual Havana Daydreamin’ this Saturday Feb 15. A Pirate Pub Crawl will take place in downtown Davenport from 12 – 4 p.m. The fun continues from 6 p.m. – Midnight at the River Center (136 E 3rd Street Davenport). Two parties with one small price! Entertainment will be provided by 5-time Trop Rock... Read More

Didier William: Lakou Brings Enigmatic Haitian Art To Figge Museum

February 10th, 2020

The Figge Art Museum is pleased to announce Didier William: Lakou, the first solo museum exhibition of the celebrated Haitian American artist Didier William. On view from February 8 – May 31, 2020 in the Figge Art Museum’s second floor Katz gallery, Didier William: Lakou will highlight the artist’s continuing exploration of cultural identity. Featuring artwork lent by the artist, Anna Zorina Gallery, New York, NY, James Fuentes Gallery, New York, NY, Union College/Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady, NY, and numerous private individuals, the exhibition will include thirteen mixed-media... Read More

Gosh! Napoleon Dynamite Stars Coming To Adler Theater

February 7th, 2020

Well, GOSH! If you see this presentation, all your dreams will come true. That’s because Adler Theatre and VenuWorks are presenting a Napoleon Dynamite: Movie & Conversation on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. at the Adler Theatre in Davenport.  This fun-filled evening includes a screening of the film followed by a freewheeling, moderated discussion with actors Jon Heder (Napoleon), Efren Ramirez (Pedro) and Jon Gries (Uncle Rico).  It’s been 16 years since Napoleon Dynamite came out of nowhere to become the sleeper hit of 2004.  With some of the most quotable lines of any... Read More

Mother Son Formal Coming Up At RiverCenter

January 27th, 2020

Moms and their sons can enjoy a fun night together courtesy of Davenport Parks and Rec at the Mother Son Formal dance March 8 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the RiverCenter. Davenport’s Parks and Recreation department is hosting their annual Mother Son Formal on Sunday Mar 8 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd Street Davenport). Couples will be treated to a dinner buffet, crafts, dancing and a chance to win prizes. A professional photographer will be available to take couple’s photos. The cost for this magical evening is $30 per person (Davenport residents) or $36 per person (non-residents).... Read More

Jaycees of the Quad Cities’ Bridal Expo Celebrates 35 Years

January 21st, 2020

Back in 1985, around 20 local merchants and vendors gathered together for the very first Jaycees of the Quad Cities’ Bridal Expo. Thirty-five years later, this Bridal Expo has grown exponentially and provides brides to be all over the area the best go-to expo for all of their wedding planning needs! Celebrate 35 years with the Jaycees of the Quad Cities at the 2020 Bridal Expo this Saturday Jan 25 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., which will be held at the River Center (136 E 3rd Street Davenport). Tickets are just $10 in advance and $12 at the door. You can purchase yours today online. This year’s... Read More

Icestravaganza 2020 Goes Extraterrestrial

January 15th, 2020

If you are looking for a free family-friendly event or a night out with friends this weekend, then make plans to head to Downtown Davenport! Icestravaganza returns for the 8th year this Saturday Jan 18 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Freight House Farmer’s Market (421 W River Dr. Davenport)! A team of professional ice sculptors will work to make the Davenport Freight house come alive with iconic American symbols from ice. Watch as 24,000 pounds of ice blocks are transformed into incredible works of art. This year’s theme is Aliens and Area 51! This event is free for all ages from 11 a.m. –... Read More

QuadCities.com – Top 30 Stories Of 2019 (#20 – #11)

December 30th, 2019

Yesterday, we counted down the top stories of the year from 30-21, today we get into the next ten, 20-11, and it’s, for the most part, a pretty upbeat mix of stories of local successes, on the individual and group level. For the criteria on how we picked the stories, check out my column on the countdown. And, without any further ado, here’s today’s part of the top 30 of 2019 . . .   20.) Raccoon Motel Switches To Devon’s Complaint Department, Ending The Moeller Reign Of Downtown Davenport: Over the past few years, Sean Moeller was the ubiquitous king of downtown Davenport, and beyond... Read More

QuadCities.com – Top 30 Stories Of 2019 (#30 – #21)

December 29th, 2019

It’s almost the end of the year, and it’s time for everyone to flashback on the past 300-plus days, and we at QuadCities.com are right there with you. We’re taking a glance in the rearview at the past 365 to run down the top 30 stories of the year for our site! Of course, since we cover entertainment, sports, and features, that’s all we’ve got going on here. For stories on the flood, politics, crime and such, please feel free to check out our news media partners at KWQC-TV6. For the criteria on how we picked the stories, check out my column on the countdown. As always, it’s interesting... Read More

End Of An Era For Local Arts: Midcoast Closing Up Shop In 2020

December 19th, 2019

Midcoast Fine Arts, one of the most impactful grassroots organizations and arts groups in the region over the past three decades, will close up shop in March 2020, a Midcoast official confirmed today. The demise of the group also means that Bucktown, 225 E. 2nd Street, and all its galleries, will be shuttered. Financial reasons were cited as the main impetus for the shutdown. Bucktown was struck incredibly hard by the flooding of early 2019, and was shut down for several weeks, thus negatively impacting its business and causing it thousands in extra expenses due to damages. There’s no word on... Read More