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East Moline’s Glenview Middle School Mariachi Band Keeps Hispanic Music And Heritage Alive

March 26th, 2022
East Moline's Glenview Middle School Mariachi Band Keeps Hispanic Music And Heritage Alive

The following article is part of QuadCities.com’s partnership with local music website The Echo. For more, check out theechoqc.com! Nearly one in every five East Moline residents is Hispanic or Latino, so it makes sense there is a solid Mariachi band program at Glenview Middle School, 3100 7th St., East Moline. Formed in 2015 by Richard Clark, who retired last year, the Mexican music program is under the new direction of Monike Hill of Davenport, who has a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Western Illinois University and a master’s degree in Instrumental Conducting and Pedagogy... Read More

Viva Quad Cities Fiesta Burning Up The Isle of Capri Saturday

September 9th, 2016
Viva Quad Cities Fiesta Burning Up The Isle of Capri Saturday

It’s about to get muy caliente for those looking for fun this weekend. That’s because Viva Quad Cities Fiesta will be held from noon to 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Isle of Capri parking lot, Bettendorf. Kids under 12 get in for free and for adults it’s just $5 to check out the trademark fiesta for the QC Latino community for over 20 years. It’s a  fun-filled day of food, music, a Kid & Teen Zone, a baby photo contest, the LULAC Queen presentation and much more. Entertainment includes Quad Cities Ballet Folklorico, Glenview Mariachi Band, Mariachi Campirano, QC Santana Tribute... Read More