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Quad-Cities Native Recalls Theatrical Brilliance, Naturalness of Rebecca Luker

December 29th, 2020
Quad-Cities Native Recalls Theatrical Brilliance, Naturalness of Rebecca Luker

Pleasant Valley theater alum Laura Schutter always wanted to be Broadway star Rebecca Luker. After all, they both had clear, shining soprano singing voices, unpretentious warmth and profound decency. Schutter realized her dream over 10 years ago, as she understudied for Luker as Mrs. Banks in her Tony-nominated role in the musical “Mary Poppins,” and is among legions of theater fans mourning Luker’s death Dec. 23 at 59 from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease. “She was always a professional, a loving and compassionate woman. Such a talent, such a voice,” Schutter... Read More

Bring In 2020 Moulin Rouge-Style at The Renwick Mansion!

December 28th, 2019
Bring In 2020 Moulin Rouge-Style at The Renwick Mansion!

Ring in the new year at the historic Renwick Mansion’s ALL-INCLUSIVE Moulin Rouge themed party! Make plans to attend The Renwick Mansion’s (901 Tremont Avenue Davenport) New Years 2020 Moulin Rouge bash this Tuesday Dec 31 from 8 p.m. – 2 a.m. Tickets are just $70 and can be purchased online. Mingling, dancing, music, and a photo booth on the main floor will keep everyone entertained. Or venture to the second and third levels for cards and games. K1NG SUPR3M3 and DJ MILO will be on the turntables, delivering your favorite songs, as your DJ’s for the evening! NEW THIS YEAR: David Casas will... Read More