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Quad City Symphony Offers American Tunes at Figge, Will Reopen to Audiences in March at Adler

February 25th, 2021

To help celebrate the blockbuster exhibit “For America,” at the Figge Art Museum, the Quad City Symphony will feature American music in a Signature Series concert at the Figge’s lobby on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Up to 50 socially-distanced concertgoers will be allowed in person; the concert will be livestreamed and will be available for viewing for 30 days following the livestream. As of Thursday morning, 42 tickets were sold for the program featuring associate concertmaster and violinist Emily Nash, violist Bruno Silva, and associate principal bass Kit Polen. The evening begins with... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Brings Varied “Love Stories” to Outing Club This Weekend

February 8th, 2021

If you want to see the beguiling dancers of Ballet Quad Cities in “Love Stories” this weekend, you need to act fast. Ticket sales will end Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 11 a.m., for reservations at the Outing Club (2109 Brady St., Davenport) for performances Friday at 6:30 p.m., or Saturday at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. The first show is “Burgers and Ballet,” to celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend. Enjoy a casual evening of fabulous dance entertainment and dinner, with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. for drinks. On Saturday, for the first show doors open at the grand ballroom at 1 p.m. for beverages and... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Bringing Love Stories To You For Valentine’s Day

January 22nd, 2021

Love Stories will be presented by Ballet Quad Cities February 11-13 at The Outing Club, 2109 Brady Street, Davenport. The menu for entertainment and dinner, as well as other details, are as follows: February 11 &12 at 5:30pm – Burgers and Ballet are a great way to celebrate Valentine’s weekend! Enjoy a causal evening of fabulous dance entertainment and dinner. Doors open at 5:30 for cocktails February 13 at 2:00pm – Enjoy an afternoon of fabulous dance entertainment in the grand ball room at The Outing Club. Doors open at 1:00 for beverages and assorted dessert available... Read More

Mini-“Nutcracker” and Holiday Favorites Danced by Ballet Quad Cities

December 8th, 2020

In a normal holiday season, about 6,000 people would see Ballet Quad Cities’ “The Nutcracker” at Davenport’s Adler Theatre, including a free performance for area schoolchildren. But of course, 2020 is anything but normal – so a select, supremely fortunate 180 patrons are able to enjoy a new “Nutcracker in the Round” this month at The Outing Club, 2109 Brady St., Davenport. Due to the November Iowa restrictions for Covid prevention, a maximum of 15 guests are allowed to see the professional ballet company at one time, in a ballroom that can seat 500. Ballet Quad Cities originally planned... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Presenting Nutcracker In The Round

November 11th, 2020

Please join Ballet Quad Cities at The Nutcracker in the Round this December. The ballroom at The Outing Club will be transformed into a snow globe with dancing and music like you’ve never seen before to kick off the holiday season. Make The Nutcracker part of your December at this magical, safe event for the entire family! Limited number of tickets to each performance on sale now| $15-$65 All seating and tables will be spaced generously apart with extra safety measures in place. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4 – DOORS OPEN AT 6:30PM | PERFORMANCE 7:30PM Theatre seating with your group SATURDAY,... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Offers Delicious Dinner, Fun ‘Dracula’ to Sink Your Teeth Into

October 25th, 2020

Ballet Quad Cities supplied a delicious, delightful Halloween treat last year as they performed a “Dracula Unleashed” at Moline’s new Bartlett Performing Arts Center. Given the craziness of Covid, the trick in this year’s holiday special promises to be literally more delectable, as the professional dance company offers a three-course, sit-down dinner and a lively, playful Halloween performance in the beautiful ballroom at The Outing Club on Friday, Oct. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 31. All proceeds will go directly to Ballet Quad Cities, to keep the organization a viable part of the community... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Stakes Its Halloween On New Dancing For Dracula Show

October 7th, 2020

Ballet Quad Cities is flying in with a frightful new show! Dancing For Dracula will take place at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30-31 at The Outing Club in Davenport. The evening includes dinner and the performance. Please join Ballet Quad Cites for a delicious three course sit-down dinner and a lively, playful Halloween performance in the beautiful ballroom at The Outing Club. All proceeds will go directly to Ballet Quad Cities to keep our organization a viable part of the community until we can return to performing in area theaters. The atmosphere in the ballroom at The Outing Club is a wonderful setting for... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Back to Delight Outside at Outing Club

September 15th, 2020

Three weeks after Ballet Quad Cities sold out three outdoor shows, the professional company returns to Davenport’s Outing Club this Sunday for three more varied, family-friendly programs. Seven dancers will perform works by four choreographers (including from company member Meghan Phillips) at 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., on the lawn at the 125-year-old private club, 2109 Brady St. “It was great, we sold out three shows, and we’re excited to be putting together a whole new one,” Phillips said Tuesday of their Outing Club debut last month. “It was pretty challenging,” the 24-year-old dancer... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Doing An Encore Of Ballet On The Lawn

September 3rd, 2020

Ballet Quad Cities’ Ballet on the Lawn was so nice, they’ve decided to do it twice. The latest show, with all new choreography, will take place at 1, 3 and 5 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Outing Club, 2109 Brady St., Davenport. Enjoy the atmosphere of the 125 year old, member–owned, private club for a unique and beautiful dance production by Ballet Quad Cities. Professional dancers will transform the lawn at The Outing Club into a magical setting! Find your picnic spot with friends and family and connect through the arts. Bring your chairs and blankets – there is plenty of room to spread... Read More

Ballet Quad Cities Adds Extra Show This Weekend Due To Popular Demand!

August 26th, 2020

Ballet Quad Cities is adding an EXTRA show for their performances this weekend! Ballet on the Lawn is sold out at 6 p.m. and there are only a few tickets left for 2 p.m. Two sold out performances is awesome news, and they’ve added a 4 p.m. performance giving you one more opportunity to attend this fresh, whimsical outdoor performance that is great entertainment for the whole family! Enjoy the atmosphere of the 125 year old, member–owned, private club for a unique and beautiful dance production by Ballet Quad Cities. Professional dancers will transform the lawn at The Outing Club into... Read More