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Moline Spotlight Theater Putting The Spotlight On Live Chat With Hal Lublin

March 26th, 2020

Spotlight Theater is putting the spotlight on actor/comedian Hal Lublin for an online chat 1:30 p.m. Friday. Producing Director Brent Tubbs sits down (on the internet) with Actor/ Comedian Hal Lublin for an hour-long conversation. One of the hosts of “Good Morning Night Vale”, “We Got This with Mark and Hal” and “Tights and Fights” on the Maximum Fun Network, Hal Lublin is an accomplished actor and improviser. Best known for his work as one of the core WorkJuice players in “The Thrilling Adventure Hour” and Steve Carlsberg on “Welcome to Night... Read More

Quad City Storm Looking Forward To Year Three!

March 21st, 2020

Hockey will return to the TaxSlayer Center in Moline this fall! The Quad City Storm is excited to report that, even with the sudden end to their season as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, they have received incredible support from their season ticket holders and sponsors to continue next year. The Quad City Storm office remains open for calls and emails to 309-277-1364 and info@quadcitystorm.com. Please continue to check QuadCityStorm.com for updates and office hours.    Read More

‘The Secret Garden’ Suffers Another Death

March 16th, 2020

Jonathan Turner lives in Bettendorf and was a longtime reporter for The Dispatch and Rock Island Argus. He holds degrees in music from Oberlin College and Indiana University, and served as assistant music director for Music Guild’s production of “The Secret Garden.” Jonathan recently joined the QuadCities.com team and will review theater and performance and offer commentary and reporting on the local arts scene. His first story for our site details his experience with “The Secret Garden,” which was among the many local arts offerings devastated by the cancellations due to the... Read More

Black Box Theatre Postpones First Week Of ‘Turn of the Screw’

March 16th, 2020

Black Box Theatre in Moline has cancelled their first week of the upcoming show “The Turn of the Screw.” The theater released the following statement today: Due to the current situation with the corona virus, The Black Box Theatre will be cancelling the first week of The Turn of the Screw. Our plan at the present time is to open on April 2 for 4 performances, but we are going to follow the news and required protocol as the situation unfolds. Thank you for your patience as we all navigate this unprecedented time in our communities across the nation.  Read More

Quad City Music Guild Cancels ‘The Secret Garden’

March 16th, 2020

Quad City Music Guild has cancelled “The Secret Garden” due to concerns over coronavirus. The theater group released the following statement today: Today, after reviewing the information presented at the QC COVID-19 Press Conference, Quad City Music Guild reached out to the Rock Island Department of Public Health for clarification on their guidelines and timelines. It is their recommendation, for the health of our patrons, that we cancel our spring production, The Secret Garden. We will, of course, follow their recommendation. Our hearts are heavy for all involved in this beautiful... Read More

TaxSlayer Center Postpones All Events For 30 Days Due To Coronavirus

March 13th, 2020

Moline’s TaxSlayer Center has postponed all events for 30 days due to concerns about the coronavirus. Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker announced plans to postpone all events expected to draw over 1000 people over the next month, and TaxSlayer has followed suit. The following post was dropped on the TaxSlayer Facebook page this morning: All Ticketed Events Postponed for 30 Days. Due to the Governor’s mandate, all ticketed events are postponed for the next 30 days. We will be rescheduling our events. Please continue to check our website for rescheduled dates and retain your tickets for... Read More

Quad City Music Guild Unveiling ‘Secret Garden’

March 13th, 2020

Quad City Music Guild presents “The Secret Garden” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sundays March 27-19 and April 3-5 at Quad City Music Guild Theater, 1584 34th Avenue, Moline. Tickets are $16 Adult/ $11 Child (12 and under). You may purchase tickets by calling the box office at 309.762.6610 or by visiting the QCMG website, www.qcmusicguild.com This enchanting classic of children’s literature is reimagined in brilliant musical style by Pulitzer prize-winning composers Lucy Simon and Marsha Norman. Orphaned in India, 11 year-old Mary Lennox returns to Yorkshire... Read More

Hoops in the Heartland Returns to Quad Cities

March 10th, 2020

The Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) Women’s Basketball Tournament returns to the TaxSlayer Center, 1201 River Dr. in downtown Moline, Illinois, for its fourth year on March 12-15, 2020. Tickets for the 2019 tournament are on sale now and are available at the TaxSlayer Center box office or online at Ticketmaster.com. Group Rates are available for group of 10+, order today by calling 309-277-1356. Ten universities compete in the MVC Women’s Basketball Tournament and include: Bradley, Drake, Evansville, Illinois State, Indiana State, Loyola, Missouri State, Northern Iowa, Southern Illinois, and... Read More

Playcrafters Barn Theatre Presents ‘Their Town’

March 4th, 2020

Their Town Mar 6 – 8 and 13 – 15 Playcrafters Barn Theatre (4950 35th Avenue Moline) Rated PG-13 for Brief Language and Sexuality Dramedy Directed by: Elizabeth Melville Emily is in a relationship where neither person knows how to leave. Mike is working in a dying industry at a failing company. Cierra’s ex-husband took the car. Bernard can’t get the remote to work. Inspired by the classic ‘Our Town,’ this play examines life, love, and death in the new century. What’s changed in the last century? What hasn’t? Funny, sad, frustrating- Their Town is life in the quiet parts of America. Performance... Read More

2nd Annual Operation Flapjack: Moore & Mahieu Memorial Pancake Breakfast This Saturday!

March 2nd, 2020

Get your Saturday started right this weekend with a full belly at the historic Wharton Field House! In recognition of the late Bernie Mahieu and the late Kenny Moore, the Moline Booster Club will host the 2nd Annual Operation Flapjack: Moore & Mahieu Memorial Pancake Breakfast this Saturday Mar 7 from 8 – 11 a.m. at Wharton Field House (1800 20th Avenue Moline). Tickets are just $5 per person or $20 for a family of 5 and will available at the door. Proceeds will go to the Moline Booster Club. Past, present and future Maroons will gather under one roof for a delicious breakfast of pancakes,... Read More

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