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December 12th, 2018

We’re always looking for great, positive news in the Quad-Cities, and every month, I present some of the awesome things here in What’s The Good News? This regular column, in conjunction with my appearances with Paula Sands on “Paula Sands Live” (3 p.m. weekdays on KWQC-TV6), put the spotlight on some of the upbeat and positive news here in the Q-C! So what’s the good news for this month? Glad you asked! Let’s take a look …   Warm Up With Coffee And Coats Caffee 392, which is currently at 216 S. 2nd St. in Clinton, but is opening a store at 502 W. 3rd St., Davenport, early next... Read More

CCT’s ‘Godspell’ Behind The Scenes

March 22nd, 2018

Want a peek behind-the-scenes at Countryside Community Theater’s “Godspell?” The musical continues with shows this weekend, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at North Scott High School auditorium in Eldridge. The cast features newcomer Drake Mason as Jesus and Quad City staples Nate Karstens (John the Baptist/Judas), Sara Diericx and Cindy Ramos. Jessica Tapscott, Gage McCalester, John McAtee, Casey Nabb, Rachel Bousselot and Martha Behnke round out the diverse cast of musical pranksters. All general admission tickets are $15 and can be reserved by visiting www.cctonstage.org.  Read More

CCT Rises With ‘Godspell’

March 22nd, 2018

After a year hiatus, Countryside Community Theatre is ready to rock the Quad Cities with a legendary musical from a legendary composer. Opening a new era of Countryside Community Theatre is the Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin) Tony Award©-nominated classic, Godspell. Told through an exciting array of music and dance, the parables of Jesus Christ come to life in this modern take on a timeless tale of friendship, loyalty, and love. The cast features newcomer Drake Mason as Jesus and Quad City staples Nate Karstens (John the Baptist/Judas), Sara Diericx and Cindy Ramos. Jessica Tapscott, Gage... Read More

Countryside Community Theatre revived with Godspell March 16

March 11th, 2018

After a year hiatus, Countryside Community Theatre is ready to rock the Quad Cities with a legendary musical from a legendary composer. Opening a new era of Countryside Community Theatre is the Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin) Tony Award©-nominated classic, Godspell. Told through an exciting array of music and dance, the parables of Jesus Christ come to life in this modern take on a timeless tale of friendship, loyalty, and love. The cast features newcomer Drake Mason as Jesus and Quad City staples Nate Karstens (John the Baptist/Judas), Sara Diericx and Cindy Ramos. Jessica Tapscott, Gage... 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

Danielle Ate The Sandwich Charms Colonastock

August 17th, 2017

When you think of Colona, you think of . . . well, you don’t think of perfectly charming, creative and quirky concerts featuring indie folk pop darlings. But, Jessica and Tristan Tapscott, the founders of Colonastock, are known for thinking out of the box, so, there you go. Colonastock. Part Woodstock, part little indie show in a barn on a hayrack, part something that’s rarely if ever been done before, all offbeat fun. Colonastock, which, truth be told, was also sponsored by your beloved QuadCities.com, got off to a rousing start in its inaugural year with a brilliant and bouncy show on Wednesday,... Read More

Danielle Ate The Sandwich Served Up At Colonastock Next Week

August 13th, 2017

Ready for a Sandwich? Well, too late, Danielle ate it. But don’t be salty, she’s providing you with some great music in exchange, to soothe your feelings, if not your empty stomach. Danielle Ate The Sandwich will be headlining at the debut edition of Colonastock at 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 16. Colonastock is an outside concert series that will be held on a hay-rack in a front yard in Colona, Illinois. The brainchild of husband and wife team Tristan and Jessica Tapscott, Colonastock aims to present 2-3 outdoor concerts a year with focus on up and coming indie acts from across the nation. The... Read More

Danielle Ate The Sandwich Served Up At Colonastock

July 14th, 2017

Colonastock is an outside concert series that will be held on a hay-rack in a front yard in Colona, Illinois. The brainchild of husband and wife team Tristan and Jessica Tapscott, Colonastock aims to present 2-3 outdoor concerts a year with focus on up and coming indie acts from across the nation. The first in this new series will be held Wednesday, August 16 and will feature local acts Old Darling and Lewis Knudsen and headliner Danielle Ate the Sandwich. Geneseo’s very own web celebrity Cory Scott (Holbrook) – of YouTube fame – will serve as the emcee for the evening. “It is legit... Read More

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