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Davenport’s CJ Parker Riding High On MTV Mention And Music Career

April 16th, 2022
Davenport's CJ Parker Riding High On MTV Mention And Music Career

The following article is part of QuadCities.com’s partnership with local music website The Echo. For more, check out theechoqc.com! CJ Parker hit the ground running in 2022. With the first-quarter recognition from MTV news, keep in mind with only four-track released) his momentum as a solo artist and with CJ Parker & XII has skyrocketed. The Davenport Central graduate is only a few years out of his alma mater and quite literally the proof in our Quad Cities talent pool pudding. Echo: The MTV article came out like two months ago. What has it been like since then?  CJ Parker: I mean,... Read More

We’re Living On Video In This Week’s Video You Deserve

January 10th, 2022
We're Living On Video In This Week's Video You Deserve

Mondays can be rough. And so, every Monday, we give you a music video. A fun, funny music video. Something that’ll make you smile, make you laugh, make you reminisce, and make you realize that back in the day, music video creators were probably either insane or heavily intoxicated. But were also incredibly entertaining. We call this feature, The Video You Deserve, and you can find it every Monday on your site for fun, free entertainment and features, QuadCities.com. Our latest video is one which was more of a cult classic, but went on to be heard in a number of different commercials over the... Read More

Quad Cities’ Beck And Woods Win Critics’ Choice Award For ‘Quiet Place’

January 15th, 2019
Quad Cities' Beck And Woods Win Critics' Choice Award For 'Quiet Place'

Former Quad-Cities filmmakers Scott Beck and Bryan Woods took home the Critics Choice Award for Best Sci-Fi/Horror Film for their blockbuster hit “A Quiet Place” at Sunday’s trophy ceremony in Los Angeles. Beck and Woods co-wrote the screenplay for the smash hit, which was also nominated for Best Original Screenplay, losing to legendary veteran filmmaker Paul Schrader for his script for “First Reformed.” Beck and Woods grew up in Bettendorf and began their career producing films around the Quad-Cities area, featuring local talent. After winning the MTV Young Filmmakers... Read More