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Rock Island Teenagers Invited To Take Part In Virtual Filmmaking Program This Summer

June 17th, 2021
Rock Island Teenagers Invited To Take Part In Virtual Filmmaking Program This Summer

Rock Island teenagers are invited to take part in a Virtual Summer Teen Filmmaking Program this summer! Check out this FREE program Fresh Films is offering this summer. Teens ages 13-19 will be guided through the 4-week program by Fresh Films professionals, as you practice ins and outs of filmmaking on 2 projects – from creating a script, to framing a shot, to filming, editing and even marketing your films. For more information see: https://freshfilms.org/programs/virtualsummer/  Read More

Augie’s “Speaking in Tongues” Rescheduled for Friday, Feb. 19

February 15th, 2021
Augie’s “Speaking in Tongues” Rescheduled for Friday, Feb. 19

The brave new world of streaming theater seems to be cursed for Rock Island’s Augustana College. First last August, they had a derecho sweep through the area, forcing postponement of a Zoom reading of “For Peter Pan on Her 70th Birthday.” In the fall, the college had a transformer next to Centennial Hall catch on fire, knocking out power and internet moments before “Doctor Faustus” was supposed to start streaming. And now, on Feb. 12, a nationwide technical glitch caused the online Showtix4U platform to stop working for tens of thousands of customers — including all of Augustana... Read More

Davenport’s Renwick Mansion Makes History As A Spot For Comedy To ‘Clue’ And More

November 21st, 2020
Davenport’s Renwick Mansion Makes History As A Spot For Comedy To 'Clue' And More

Saturday In The Arts is a weekly look at a personality, place, trend or topic of interest to the Quad-Cities. It runs every Saturday morning on your site for fun, free, local entertainment and features, QuadCities.com. After Covid claimed Davenport Central High School’s planned spring 2020 musical, “Anything Goes,” drama director Thea IntVeld took that “anything goes” attitude when planning for the fall semester. For the murder mystery “Clue,” she not only thought outside of the box. IntVeld thought outside the school, and their gorgeous Performing Arts Center, which opened in 2017.... Read More