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If Ballet Quad Cities Really Wants To Make ‘The Nutcracker’ Nuts, Here Are My Suggestions

December 10th, 2021
If Ballet Quad Cities Really Wants To Make 'The Nutcracker' Nuts, Here Are My Suggestions

“The Nutcracker.” It’s been a holiday tradition since dinosaurs roamed the earth, which made it really difficult because with their small arms, T-Rex were completely worthless to catch leaping Stegasaurus in those flashy dance routines. Countless generations have grown up attending performances, millions of girls have pirouetted through its choreography and cajillions of people have walked away from its pomp and grandeur with one thought burning in their mind… “Okay, that was really well done, but what the heck was it about?” And this Saturday and Sunday, that tradition will continue,... Read More

You’ll Be Drawn To This Week’s Video You Deserve

December 6th, 2021
If Ballet Quad Cities Really Wants To Make 'The Nutcracker' Nuts, Here Are My Suggestions

Mondays can be rough. And so, every Monday, we give you a music video. A fun, funny music video. Something that’ll make you smile, make you laugh, make you reminisce, and make you realize that back in the day, music video creators were probably either insane or heavily intoxicated. But were also incredibly entertaining. We call this feature, The Video You Deserve, and you can find it every Monday on your site for fun, free entertainment and features, QuadCities.com. Our latest video is one which was a huge hit back in the late ’70s, featuring two of the members of the biggest band of the... Read More

Riverfront Pops Presents Tribute to Fleetwood Mac

September 8th, 2020
If Ballet Quad Cities Really Wants To Make 'The Nutcracker' Nuts, Here Are My Suggestions

Join the Quad City Bank & Trust Riverfront Pops for Landslide, A Tribute to the Music of Fleetwood Mac, this Saturday Sep 12 from 7 – 10 p.m. in LeClaire Park (400 W Beiderbecke Dr. Davenport). Enjoy an evening outside along the banks of the Mississippi River accompanied by Fleetwood Mac’s greatest hits including “Big Love,” “Don’t Stop,” “Go Your Own Way,” “Rhiannon,” and more. The event will close with the traditional rousing renditions of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture and Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever set to a brilliant fireworks display. To make the event as... Read More

Quad City Symphony Orchestra Makes Major Changes to Fall Season

August 20th, 2020
If Ballet Quad Cities Really Wants To Make 'The Nutcracker' Nuts, Here Are My Suggestions

As many orchestras nationwide have cancelled in-person concerts for the fall, the show must go on for the Quad City Symphony Orchestra (QCSO). It’s proceeding with fall Masterworks concerts at Davenport’s Adler Theatre, which will undergo some major changes. Following recommendations from the Scott County Health Department, the QCSO has altered its October, November and December programs – to cut the ensemble size in half, to about 40 musicians; allow only 25 percent capacity in the Adler for both Saturday night and Sunday afternoon concerts; require masks and social distancing, and eliminate... Read More

The Mac Is Back (Sorta)

May 11th, 2017
If Ballet Quad Cities Really Wants To Make 'The Nutcracker' Nuts, Here Are My Suggestions

Are you a Fleetwood Mac fan? Tired of waiting every ten years for them to come visit the Quad Cities? Then here is an event for you! Fleetwood Mac Mania, a stunning visual and musical tribute to Fleetwood Mac is coming to the Quad Cities to rock your world! On Saturday May 13 at Waterfront Convention Center- Isle of Capri Casino (2021 State Street Bettendorf) the most authentic sounding Fleetwood Mac tribute band will be putting on a show you’ll never forget! Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at https://tickets.isleofcapricasinos.com/ticketReservationFrame.aspx?id=688.... Read More