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Opening Event For Mona Ritemon Art Exhibit Happening In Davenport This Weekend

September 13th, 2022
Opening Event For Mona Ritemon Art Exhibit Happening In Davenport This Weekend

West Davenport artist Mona Ritemon will be exhibiting her latest paintings an art reception and sale at the West Davenport Arts Council gallery wall of the Metropolitan Community Church of the Quad Cities in Davenport on Sunday, September 18th from 2 to 5 pm. Mona is both a visual and performing artist. She is well-known for her dejembe drumming for events around the Quad Cities. She has also long been a painter, and previously had her work displayed at the Arts Gallery in Rock Island. “I began drawing in grade school. Being dyslexic and undiagnosed at the time, art was my friend, my companion,... Read More

West Davenport Arts Council Holding Exhibit And Art Opening For Local Artists

November 30th, 2021
West Davenport Arts Council Holding Exhibit And Art Opening For Local Artists

The West Davenport Arts Council, in conjunction with Metropolitan Community Church of the Quad Cities (MCC QC), is hosting a wine and cheese art exhibition for local artists Sara Meyer, Karene Nagel, Wendy “Bingo” Fellenzer, Cathy Bolkcom, Cyndi Peterson, Sarah Robb, Jen Hansen and Mona Ritemon on the evening of Wednesday, December 1st, from 6-8pm. These artists work in various mediums and styles and what unites them is their connection to Metropolitan Community Church of the Quad Cities (MCC QC). Exhibit features oil painting, watercolors, photography, woodworking and wreaths and most are... Read More

West Davenport Sisters Debut Artworks At Metropolitan Community Church Gallery

August 24th, 2021
West Davenport Sisters Debut Artworks At Metropolitan Community Church Gallery

West Davenport native sisters mix it up with art and photography this month! The West Davenport Arts Council, in conjunction with Metropolitan Community Church of the Quad Cities (MCC QC), is hosting a wine and cheese art exhibition for local artists Camryn Clark and Blaire Doxsee on the evening of Wednesday, August 25th, from 6-8pm . Light refreshments will be served. These artists’ exhibition opens that night and will be on display at MCC QC, located at 2930 Locust St. in Davenport, through the end of September. Camryn says, “I’ve been making art for what feels like my whole life. From... Read More

Quad-Cities Artist Jen Hansen Hosts New Davenport Art Exhibit

June 29th, 2021
Quad-Cities Artist Jen Hansen Hosts New Davenport Art Exhibit

The West Davenport Arts Council, in conjunction with Metropolitan Community Church of the Quad Cities (MCC QC), is hosting an art exhibition for local artist Jen Hansen on the evening of Wednesday, June 30th, from 6-8 PM. Light refreshments will be served. Jen’s art is currently on display at MCC QC, located at 2930 Locust St. in Davenport, through the end of July. Jen is an outsider artist who found their calling while taking a class to teach therapeutic art. Living with an illness brought them to a place of living art and all of the joy that comes with this freedom. This exhibit is the first... Read More

Beekeeping, Marsh Hiking, Free Outdoor Concerts And More In This Week’s FUN10!

June 27th, 2021
Beekeeping, Marsh Hiking, Free Outdoor Concerts And More In This Week's FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Discuss The Roots Of Racism With Program Tonight At Quad-Cities’ Metropolitan Community Church

April 19th, 2021
Discuss The Roots Of Racism With Program Tonight At Quad-Cities' Metropolitan Community Church

Three sessions of facilitated discussions on the root causes of racism will begin Monday at 7 p.m., hosted online by Metropolitan Community Church of the Quad Cities. Our goal is to guide groups to intertwine faith and justice for sustainable long-term collective action and accountability. We will be meeting at 7 pm. Each session is 90 minutes long. The first is focused on relationship building and identity exploration. We ask questions about the parts of our identity that are most salient to us, the experiences that inform how we think about the world and our relationship with privilege and... Read More

Love And Faith In The Time Of Covid

March 23rd, 2020
Love And Faith In The Time Of Covid

Sunday, March 22, was an important day — and not only because it was the 90th birthday of legendary Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim, whose moving ballad “No One Is Alone” carries extra weight nowadays. In this crazy, continually changing time of Covid-19, this past Sunday was the first I can remember our church ever canceling its worship service. I have been piano accompanist at Davenport’s Zion Lutheran Church since 1999; performing each week and becoming close to many of its members have been highlights of my life. Among religious congregations nationwide that closed their doors,... Read More

Faust’s New Father’s Day Play ‘Dad and Me’ Gets Laughs And Heart From An Odd Couple

June 17th, 2016
Faust’s New Father’s Day Play ‘Dad and Me’ Gets Laughs And Heart From An Odd Couple

Fathers and sons always have interesting relationships, and that dynamic, in an “Odd Couple” type of fashion, is being explored by veteran actor/director Don Faust this weekend, making his area debut with a new show of his creation, “Dad and Me,” which will be performed at 7 p.m. June 17-18, 24-25 and 3 p.m. June 19 and 26 at Metropolitan Community Church of the Quad Cities, located at 2930 W. Locust Street, Davenport. The show, written and directed by Faust, is described as “an original adult comedy with heart” that is recommend for adult and/or teen audiences only. The plot involves... Read More