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New Film Debuts at The Village July 1

June 26th, 2022
New Film Debuts at The Village July 1

‘Anybody’s Blues’, the first feature-length film from Farmer Klink Productions, the brainchild of former Quad City actor/director Ian Klink, will debut on July 1 in The Village of East Davenport. Full of tense emotions, un-ending spirit, and plenty of laughs, this film stars Justin Marxen and Jessica Taylor and features many QC local talents including Circa ‘21’s Savannah Bay Strandin. ‘Anybody’s Blues’ was shot in and around the Quad Cities in the summer of 2020 featuring a local cast and crew. The premier will be held at The Village Theatre in Davenport on Friday,... Read More

Take A Creepy Look At The Quad-Cities In New Crime Horror Web Series

May 28th, 2022
New Film Debuts at The Village July 1

Are you ready to find out the creepy secrets of the Quad-Cities? Quad Cities – Mini Series is a 5 episode horror themed mini series. Episodes drop every week on the “Quad Cities – Mini Series” YouTube page!! https://youtube.com/channel/UCQ7uqCTsKD0QWp3oK192-mw “As gruesome murders plague the Quad Cities, an unlikely duo must work together to restore peace to the area.” (The Quad Cities are 4 cities in Iowa and Illinois that border the Mississippi River. 2 cities on each side of the river. Davenport and Bettendorf on the Iowa side and Moline and Rock Island... Read More

Quad Cities Web Series Now Streaming

February 24th, 2022
New Film Debuts at The Village July 1

For your late night viewing pleasure…   Quad Cities is a web series that was shot in the Quad Cities in the summer of 2021 and debuted in the fall of 2021.   The series was created by Kurt Oberhaus (This Is Us) and Justin Marxen (Haunt) and features both local and National talent.   Quad Cities follows a series of gruesome murders that plague the Quad Cities and an unlikely duo must work together to restore peace to the area.   All 5 episodes of Quad Cities – Mini Series now available for free on YouTube! EPISODE 1: https://youtu.be/zi3-dWq7zYE EPISODE 2: https://youtu.be/Cxq8wd3oanc EPISODE... Read More

A little late night viewing…

November 30th, 2021
New Film Debuts at The Village July 1

For your late night viewing pleasure… QUAD CITIES is a web series that was shot in the Quad Cities in the summer of 2021 and debuted in the fall of 2021.    The series was created by Kurt Oberhaus (This Is Us) and Justin Marxen (Haunt) and features both local and National talent.    QUAD CITIES follows a series of gruesome murders that plague the Quad Cities and an unlikely duo must work together to restore peace to the area.   All 5 episodes of  Quad Cities – Mini Series  now available for free on YouTube! EPISODE 1: https://youtu.be/zi3-dWq7zYE EPISODE 2: https://youtu.be/Cxq8wd3oanc EPISODE... Read More

Quad Cities Horror Mini Series Debuts Online TODAY!

October 2nd, 2021
New Film Debuts at The Village July 1

Are you ready to find out the creepy secrets of the Quad-Cities? Quad Cities – Mini Series is a 5 episode horror themed mini series. EPISODE 1 Drops TODAY on the “Quad Cities – Mini Series” YouTube page!! https://youtube.com/channel/UCQ7uqCTsKD0QWp3oK192-mw “As gruesome murders plague the Quad Cities, an unlikely duo must work together to restore peace to the area.” (The Quad Cities are 4 cities in Iowa and Illinois that border the Mississippi River. 2 cities on each side of the river. Davenport and Bettendorf on the Iowa side and Moline and Rock Island... Read More

East Moline’s Midwest Monster Fest Promises The Thrills And Chills Of a Lifetime!

August 20th, 2021
New Film Debuts at The Village July 1

The Midwest Monster Fest will host its annual horror convention at the Rust Belt in East Moline over Labor Day weekend, September 3rd-5th. Full of celebrity guests, horror vendors, authors, artists, and even a film festival, this event is three days of freaky fun for horror fans of all ages. Celebrity guests include horror film icons Clint Howard (Ice Cream Man and countless other films), Linnea Quigley (Return of the Living Dead, Night of the Demons), CJ Graham (Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives, Highway To Hell), and more than a dozen other celebrities, including Thom Mathews, Darcy DeMoss,... Read More

A River Of Blood Running Through The Quad-Cities In New Horror Miniseries Coming To YouTube

July 8th, 2021
New Film Debuts at The Village July 1

You feel something in the air? Something strange? Something not quite right? Something frightening? Quad Cities is a new horror miniseries that will air on YouTube starting October 2nd. Each week, one episode will air with the fifth and final episode airing on October 30th, just before Halloween. The series was shot in the Quad Cities (Iowa and Illinois) with mostly local talent. Each episode will run approx. 10-15 min. And when each episode drops, we’ll be running a short story and link to it on your fun, free, local QuadCities.com! A teaser trailer is also coming soon! For more info, see:... Read More

This Week’s QuadCities Artists In Conversation: ‘Haunt’ Actor Justin Marxen

June 2nd, 2021
New Film Debuts at The Village July 1

Artists in Conversation is a weekly column running Wednesdays on QuadCities.com. It features a conversation with a local creator or creators going into their artistic process, projects and more. Get to know your local arts scene and local creators better on QuadCities.com with Artists In Conversation! If you’re a local creator and would like to be featured, please email us at Sean@QuadCities.com or Tristan@QuadCities.com! This week our Artists in Conversation from QuadCities.com features Justin Marxen. Justin Marxen – actor, filmmaker, husband, father, all around goodfella – makes... Read More

Khalil’s Christmas Special Is The Holiday Special YOU NEED This Weekend.

December 18th, 2020
New Film Debuts at The Village July 1

It’s been a rough year, honchos. So, damn it, you OWE IT to yourself to check out Khalil’s Christmas Special, sponsored by QuadCities.com. Yes. You OWE it to yourself. Khalil’s Covid Christmas Special premieres December 20, and will be a Christmas Special for the ages! Join your hosts, Khalil Hacker and Tristan Tapscott as they wrap up this dumpster fire year the only way they know how… with a Christmas special! Filled with surprise guest stars, a fruit cake eating contest and many laughs! Shot safely in the beautiful Renwick Mansion of Davenport Iowa! Sit back, poor some... Read More

Filming During Covid Gives Prized Outlet to Quad-Cities Creatives

July 25th, 2020
New Film Debuts at The Village July 1

Saturday in the Arts is a comprehensive, in-depth feature on a topic, trend or personality impacting the Quad-Cities, posted every Saturday morning on QuadCities.com.   The day before the state of Illinois entered Phase 4 of reopening, affecting his longtime acting home of Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse, Moline’s Tom Walljasper was filming scenes as a farmer in small-town Iowa. A full-time actor, Walljasper had not acted since “Kinky Boots” closed at Circa in March, and both he and his wife Shelley were cast in small parts for a TV pilot, “Complete Bull,” filmed in June and July (with... Read More