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Local Union 25 Driving Knox College’s Umbeck Science And Math Center Renovation

February 19th, 2019

The magnificent, massive 55-foot skeleton of a rare Finn whale will be displayed in the atrium of the finished Umbeck Science and Mathematics Center in Galesburg’s Knox College, but in the midst of the complex’s construction, it’s the backbone of hard-working Local Union 25 craftsmen who are creating the building’s solid foundation. Over two dozen union members are hard at work on the $43 million, 30,000 square foot project, aiming for a finishing date of Thanksgiving 2019, and in an edifice dedicated to the study of science and mathematics those union workers are utilizing their skills... Read More

Foxholes and Plunkett Live at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel

January 2nd, 2019

Catch some live music this weekend, in the Quad Cities! Foxholes and Plunkett will be taking the stage at Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel (304 E 3rd St. Davenport) this Saturday Jan 5. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music begins at 7 p.m. This is a 21 and over event. Des Moines indie rock group Foxholes features a propulsive rhythm section, jangling electric guitars, smokey vocals, and a healthy dose of reverb to define the band’s 80’s alt throwback sound. Following the band’s debut full-length ‘Can’t Help Myself,’ their sophomore release delivers more strong hooks and expansive... Read More

Prairie Players Civic Theatre offer a different holiday treat this season!

December 14th, 2017

Taking a diversion from the usual holiday fare, the 102 year old organization will present David Sedaris’s The Santaland Diaries on Friday, December 15 and Saturday, December 16. The Santaland Diaries chronicles David Sedaris’s experience as a worker in Macy’s Santaland display. This compact, one-character comedy is a hilarious – and heartwarming – cult classic, featuring comic encounters during the height of the holiday crunch. Directed by Prairie Players Civic Theatre’s very own Tristan Tapscott, the production will star Quad City actor and filmmaker Anthony Natarelli.... Read More

Sedaris’ ‘Seasons Greetings’ and ‘Santaland Diaries’ Coming To Galesburg

December 6th, 2017

Prairie Players Civic Theatre offer a different holiday treat this season! Taking a diversion from the usual holiday fair, the 102 year old organization will present David Sedaris’s Seasons Greetings and The Santaland Diaries on Friday, December 15 and Saturday, December 16. In Season’s Greetings, Jocelyn Dunbar writes this dark version of a holiday newsletter. She opens with warm wishes to her readers and acknowledges their certain shock that after the tumultuous year that the Dunbars have had that Jocelyn would still produce a holiday newsletter. The Santaland Diaries chronicles David... Read More

Join the Prairie Players Patio of Fame

July 13th, 2017

There’s something a little bit special about seeing the name of someone you know and love in print: a birth announcement, an honor roll, a play bill. Unfortunately, these recognitions are often fleeting, thrown away with the day’s newspaper or discarded when the curtain closes. What if you could honor someone or highlight a memory permanently, in public, for generations to remember and appreciate? “Prairie Players’ history with Galesburg started over 100 years ago and since 1959, has presented over 300 productions for the Galesburg and surrounding communities,” board member Judy Diemer... Read More

Prairie Players Civic Theatre Hires Program Administrator

June 11th, 2017

Prairie Players Civic Theatre has hired Tristan Tapscott as program administrator for the theatre. “Last year we opened our building at 160 South Seminary Street for productions and rentals,” says Heather Norman, president of Prairie Players. “Now that we are operational at this location, there was a need to create a position to help us manage and grow the programs we offer.” Through Prairie Players, hundreds of volunteers provide opportunities for community involvement in the performing arts, from productions at their facility at 160 South Seminary Street and other locations throughout... Read More

Planning A Wedding? Say ‘I Do’ To This Event

January 5th, 2017

Are you or someone you know engaged? Is the date set for 2017? Then join Visions Venue on Sunday, January 8 from noon to 3:00 p.m. for a relaxed wedding planning event and a wedding upcycle where past brides will sell wedding decorum at a bargain price. Here you will find the latest trends in weddings, enjoy free refreshments and samples. The companies that are partnered with this event include: Galesburg Flowers co, Henn House BBQ, 789 Productions, Sweet Intentions by the Morgans, Jill’s Catering, Princess Creations, Boss Food Truck, Big Catz BBQ, Sabrina’s Bridal, and many more. Visions Venue... Read More

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