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A Veteran Artist, Aimee Ford Makes a New Mark Tattooing in Moline

March 27th, 2021
A Veteran Artist, Aimee Ford Makes a New Mark Tattooing in Moline

Saturday in the Arts is a weekly feature covering a trend, subject, event or personality of local interest. It runs every Saturday morning on your site for the best entertainment and arts coverage in the area, QuadCities.com! You could easily say that Aimee Ford is as cool, friendly and talented AF. The veteran artist, former waitress, and children’s art instructor owns AF Studio on the ground floor of the LeClaire Apartments building, 421 19th St., Moline, and since May 2019 the driven Ford has focused her beautiful visual eye on a new body of work – tattooing the human body. “I’m crazy... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Renew Moline Unveils First Public Art and Placemaking Plan for City

March 26th, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Renew Moline Unveils First Public Art and Placemaking Plan for City

EXCLUSIVE: Renew Moline on Friday publicly released a 102-page Public Art and Placemaking Plan, which will be considered by the Moline City Council at its meeting next Tuesday, March 30. The plan lays out three strategies that will help shape the future of public art in downtown Moline and creates a strong foundation in the city to support public art. “Public art in Moline importantly shows a vibrant, growing economy and is reflective of a community emerging from the challenges of the last year,” Mayor Stephanie Acri said in a Friday release. “We are looking forward to seeing the plan and... Read More

All Senses Festival is Back to Stimulate Your Senses!

September 23rd, 2018
All Senses Festival is Back to Stimulate Your Senses!

The All Senses Festival is back for a 2nd year! This year’s sensory-satisfying festival will kick off on Tuesday Sep 25 and continue through Sunday Sep 30. All Senses Festival is a collaboration of several ongoing artistic endeavors combined under one umbrella: music, spoken word, film, an antique, craft and art fair, and much more. The festival incorporates multiple venues on both sides of the Mississippi River, taking place at The Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd St. Davenport), Rock Island Brewing Company (1812-14 2nd Ave. Rock Island) and Rozz-Tox (2108 3rd Ave. Rock Island) over six days. Check... Read More