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Holiday Inn Lights Up Music Guild

December 3rd, 2021
Holiday Inn Lights Up Music Guild

Jump start your holidays with the toe tapping favorites of Irving Berlin! Holiday Inn is now playing at Quad City Music Guild through Sunday. Don’t miss this heartwarming classic. Holiday Inn will play Music Guild’s historic Prospect Park  Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, 2, 3 and 4, and 2 p.m. on Dec. 5. Tickets are $16 for adults, and $11 for children, available at 309-762-6610 or qcmusicguild.com.    Read More

REVIEW: Energetic, Old-Fashioned “Holiday Inn” at Music Guild a True Gift to be Treasured

December 2nd, 2021
REVIEW: Energetic, Old-Fashioned “Holiday Inn” at Music Guild a True Gift to be Treasured

If you close your eyes during the terrific, open-hearted, snarky musical “Holiday Inn,” now at Music Guild in Moline, there is virtually no way to tell that the incredibly talented, dedicated volunteer performers are singing with cloth masks on. (Precise diction helps and those must be powerful body mics, thank God.) As we approach our third year of the interminable Covid pandemic, the Prospect Park theater is continuing to abide by the strict Illinois regulations that require everyone above age 2 to wear face masks while in indoor public places. That makes theater-going more safe and secure... Read More

New “Holiday Inn” at Music Guild a Gift for First-Time Director and Cast

November 22nd, 2021
New “Holiday Inn” at Music Guild a Gift for First-Time Director and Cast

Luke Vermeire of Rock Island and his Quad City Music Guild cast of “Holiday Inn” have plenty to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. The week after this holiday, they will put on the Irving Berlin musical (based on the classic 1942 film that gave the world “White Christmas”), from Dec. 1 to 5 at the Prospect Park Theater, 1584 34th Ave., Moline. Vermeire, a 20-something first-time director, was in the cast for July’s “Mamma Mia!” at Guild, and noticed no one had applied for “Holiday Inn” by then. “I said, how great would it be if I applied having no directing experience?” he... Read More

Quad City Music Guild Seeking Staff For ‘Holiday Inn’

May 29th, 2021
Quad City Music Guild Seeking Staff For 'Holiday Inn'

Quad-City Music Guild is seeking staff applicants for their production of Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn, to be staged December 1 st through the 5 th , 2021. The rehearsal period for the holiday production typically begins in early to mid-October. Positions to fill include Book Director, Music Director, Asst. Book Director/Stage Manager, Asst Music Director/Accompanist, Choreographer, Scenic Designer, Costume Designer, Light Designer, Sound Designer and Props Chair. Applicants may apply individually or assemble a team for a joint application. An application is required for each position of a team.... Read More

QC Scene Looks Back On The Images Of 2019, Part Two

December 30th, 2019
Various decorated rocks from the QC Rocks project

We’re looking back on a great year of entertainment, sports and features here at QuadCities.com, and QC Scene is here to display some of the images of the year, featuring the places, people and events that made the year great! Here’s part one of our look back in pictures:  Read More

Irving Berlin’s ‘Holiday Inn’ Hits Stage At Circa ’21

June 18th, 2019
Irving Berlin's 'Holiday Inn' Hits Stage At Circa '21

Treating audiences to the stage version of a beloved movie musical, the Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse’s latest presentation is the area debut of a Tony-nominated Broadway hit – HOLIDAY INN. Running through July 20, and boasting unforgettable songs by legendary composer Irving Berlin, this theatrical delight for all ages is being enacted by a wonderful cast of professional talents, many of them making return appearances at Circa ’21. Irving Berlin’s HOLIDAY INN will be staged at Circa ’21 on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:45 p.m., Sundays at 5:45 p.m., and... Read More

You Are Cordially Invited to a Royal Princess Ball

November 2nd, 2018
You Are Cordially Invited to a Royal Princess Ball

Be a princess for a day at the Davenport Royal Princess Ball. The Davenport Royal Princess Ball takes place this Sunday Nov 4 at the Holiday Inn (226 7th Street Suite 100 Rock Island). The Ball will have three time slots to enjoy, Sunday Morning VIP from 9 – 11:30 a.m., Sunday Late Afternoon VIP from 3:45 – 6:15 p.m. and Sunday Late After General Admission from 4:30 – 6:15 p.m. Dream Parties is bringing to you a one of a kind event with stage performances, dancing, stories, picture opportunities and more for some magical entertainment! Your little one will get to participate in princess games,... Read More

Sew Many Scraps Eventful, Affordable and Altruistic

February 28th, 2017
Sew Many Scraps Eventful, Affordable and Altruistic

If you are looking for an eventful weekend getaway that is affordable and not so far away, you’ll want to attend Adam’s Alliance, MS Crop’s Sew Many Scraps crafting event. From Thursday, March 2, till Sunday, March 5 Adam’s Alliance will be hosting 81 hours of crafting time at Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center at 226 17th Street in Rock Island. This will be their fourth annual weekend hosting this event. Unlimited snacks and drinks will be offered, six feet of crafting space available, and there will be a chance to win a door prize. What is not included in this package deal are: hotel... Read More