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Quad-Cities Movie Theaters to Reopen This Month

August 7th, 2020

As bars and restaurants have been back open in the Quad-Cities, the two major movie multiplexes in the area plan to reopen this month, both with new health and safety restrictions. Cinemark, at 3601 E. 53rd St., Davenport, will open Aug. 14, and Regal, at 4100 38th St., Moline, will be back and running Aug. 21. Cinemark is doing a phased reopening nationwide – 16 theaters are now open, with 43 more on the 14th and the rest by Aug. 31 – and Regal is reopening all its U.S. locations on the same day. “There’s nothing quite as powerful as great cinematic storytelling on the big screen,” Cinemark... Read More

Moline’s Spotlight Theatre Hosting Online QnA With Noah Brody

May 7th, 2020

Moline’s Spotlight Theatre is continuing their online series of interviews with interesting theatrical artists with a conversation with Noah Brody at 2 p.m. Friday on the Spotlight Facebook page. CST Producing Director Brent Tubbs sits down (virtually) with Noah Brody, an actor, director, writer and teacher. He is a co-artistic director and head of producing for Fiasco Theater in New York City. Noah has co-directed Fiasco’s productions of Into the Woods, Measure for Measure, Twelfth Night and Cymbeline, which received the 2012 Off Broadway Award for best revival. He also won the 2019... Read More

Rocky Mom Donates To Invaluable Center During A Rocky Time

April 6th, 2020

ROCK ISLAND – Yenework Munson has come a long way in her short life so far. Just shy of 7, the Rock Island girl was adopted by Tony and Lindsey Munson from the African nation of Ethiopia in 2013. But she’s made an even bigger journey – within herself – in the past 18 months. Lindsey feels that difference in Yene’s life has been provided mostly by the Center for Living Arts, at 220 19th St., and its owners, Dino and Tina Hayz. Yene (along with dozens of other area kids) were looking forward to putting on “High School Musical, Jr.,” with three separate casts, but the spring show has... Read More

Shifting Seasons Mini-Camp Gets Kids Into Performing Arts

February 22nd, 2020

Spring into the summer sun before you fall into a winter wonderland at Davenport Junior Theater, 2822 Eastern Avenue! Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night will keep students from the completion of their appointed fun as they dive into all the seasons of the year with our Shifting Seasons Mini Camp. Students can adventure throughout DJT, exploring acting, movement, lights, sound, make-up and more. Students will collaborate on the creation of their very own script to perform! Click here or on any camp to learn more! Ages: 4-7 years Time: 8:30am-Noon Cost: $110 resident / $130... Read More

‘Wizard Of Oz’ Magically Appears For Davenport Junior Theatre

February 12th, 2020

Davenport Junior Theatre (DJT) continues its 68th season of theatre “for kids, by kids.’  With 500 registrations in the winter theatre and dance programs, DJT now turns its sights to its all student production of Wizard of Oz on the mainstage, running Feb. 15-23 at the theater at 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport. “We last mounted the show in 2011,” said Daniel Sheridan, Artistic Director.  “Our Mainstage Company is far more dynamic now, with more resources and more students to help tell this amazing story.  In terms of cast, this is the largest show in DJT’s history.” Wizard of Oz... Read More

61 Drive In Opens With ‘Avengers’ This Weekend

April 24th, 2019

Get ready for the big screen experience again! The Highway 61 Drive-In is opening for business this Friday! The 61 Drive In re-opens with the Avengers: Endgame and Captain Marvel showing Friday and Saturday nights starting at 8:15 p.m. The drive-in is located five miles south of Maquoketa just off exit 153. For more information, see https://www.61-driveintheatre.com/  Read More