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Muscatine’s Sunrise Galleries Hosting New Art Exhibit Of Poetry Broadsides

January 16th, 2022
Muscatine's Sunrise Galleries Hosting New Art Exhibit Of Poetry Broadsides

A new art exhibit of poetry broadsides will be on display at Sunrise Galleries, 114 E 2nd Street, in Downtown Muscatine. The new art show is an exhibit of Poetry Broadsides, winners (mostly) of the James Hearst Poetry Prize, interpreted by artist-printer Julie Russell-Steuart. Broadside letterpress work was done by Caveworks Press & the North American Review. Julie Russell-Steuart’s work will be on exhibit through February 6.  She will be at Sunrise Galleries for her show’s closing weekend to host a poetry reading on Friday, February 4 at 7PM and a poster-printing workshop on Saturday,... Read More

New Poetry Broadsides Exhibit On Display at Muscatine’s Sunrise Galleries

January 11th, 2022
New Poetry Broadsides Exhibit On Display at Muscatine's Sunrise Galleries

A new art exhibit of poetry broadsides will be on display at Sunrise Galleries, 114 E 2nd Street, in Downtown Muscatine. The new art show is an exhibit of Poetry Broadsides, winners (mostly) of the James Hearst Poetry Prize, interpreted by artist-printer Julie Russell-Steuart. Broadside letterpress work was done by Caveworks Press & the North American Review. Julie Russell-Steuart’s work will be on exhibit through February 6.  She will be at Sunrise Galleries for her show’s closing weekend to host a poetry reading on Friday, February 4 at 7PM and a poster-printing workshop on Saturday,... Read More

Hops For Hope Pouring Into Muscatine’s Contrary Brewing Co.

October 22nd, 2021
Hops For Hope Pouring Into Muscatine's Contrary Brewing Co.

See you Saturday at Contrary Brewing Co. in MUSCATINE! Gilda’s Club Hops for Hope is pouring in on Saturday, October 23rd, 2021 from 3 to 6 p.m. Fall festivities are just around the corner – join us at Contrary Brewing Company in Muscatine for an afternoon of beer tastings (flights), live music, and a pink pumpkin contest! Event Details: $20 ticket per person per beer flight: 6 delicious beers to try Live music by Alex Fishbach, acoustic guitarist Silent Auction Pink Pumpkin Contest – A pink pumpkin decorating contest in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Judges will select... Read More

‘Right Side Of The Highway’ Artworks On Display At Muscatine’s Sunrise Galleries

September 30th, 2021
‘Right Side Of The Highway’ Artworks On Display At Muscatine's Sunrise Galleries

“The Right Side of the Highway”, photographs & drawings by Randy Tracy, will be on display from September 17 through October 2 at Sunrise Galleries located at 114 E 2nd Street in Downtown Muscatine.  A reception to meet the artists will be held Friday, September 17 from 5:30 to 8:00PM. Tracy’s interest and love for art helped him to find opportunities to work in the art world. Through Crossroads, Inc (crossroadsmuscatine.org), he works as a gallery assistant at Sunrise Galleries helping to prepare art shows, finish framing projects, and maintain the gallery’s online retail website. “... Read More

Right Side Of The Highway Art Exhibit Opens Tonight In Muscatine

September 17th, 2021
Right Side Of The Highway Art Exhibit Opens Tonight In Muscatine

MUSCATINE, IA – “The Right Side of the Highway”, photographs & drawings by Randy Tracy, will be on display from September 17 through October 2 at Sunrise Galleries located at 114 E 2nd Street in Downtown Muscatine.  A reception to meet the artists will be held Friday, September 17 from 5:30 to 8:00PM. Tracy’s interest and love for art helped him to find opportunities to work in the art world. Through Crossroads, Inc (crossroadsmuscatine.org), he works as a gallery assistant at Sunrise Galleries helping to prepare art shows, finish framing projects, and maintain the gallery’s online... Read More

Scott County Designated as a New Home Base Iowa Community, Linking Veterans and Jobs

August 5th, 2021
Scott County Designated as a New Home Base Iowa Community, Linking Veterans and Jobs

Veterans who put their boots – and roots – in Scott County now may be eligible for up to $8,250 in relocation incentives after the county’s new designation as a Home Base Iowa (HBI) community. The designation involves area partners including Scott County, the City of Davenport and the Quad Cities Chamber. The chamber announced Thursday the following incentives: $1,500 closing costs reimbursement from Scott County. Scott County provides this incentive to qualifying veterans living outside of the county who purchase a home in Scott County. $1,500 closing costs reimbursement from the City... Read More

Moline and Muscatine Living Proof Exhibit Scheduling New Creative Sessions for Summer

May 24th, 2021
Moline and Muscatine Living Proof Exhibit Scheduling New Creative Sessions for Summer

Moline-based Living Proof Exhibit hosts Creative Sessions each month with a variety of community partners at various locations in the region and has one coming up in Muscatine, for the first time in a long time. To date, Living Proof Exhibit has provided free Creative Sessions to more than 2,400 participants in the Quad-Cities and Muscatine. The art sessions are free of charge and open to anyone impacted by cancer of any artistic skill level. Two upcoming sessions are: Acrylic Painting, with instructor Gina Kirschbaum, Tuesday, June 8, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th,... Read More

Amy Hessel’s Lifetime In Sports Reflects In Her Work At Muscatine YMCA

April 4th, 2021
Amy Hessel's Lifetime In Sports Reflects In Her Work At Muscatine YMCA

Amy Hessel grew up in an athletic family where the fires of sport, camaraderie and competition forged lifelong bonds, and she still helps create those relationships as the character development coordinator for the Muscatine YMCA. The oldest of four children born and raised in Waukon, Iowa, her father was an avid athlete and his children followed in his stead, including Amy, who played four sports in high school. “It was instilled in us that sports was important, and it really was to me, it’s what helped me get through high school,” Hessel said. “Which is why it’s so important to me to... Read More

Healing Compass Holding Grand Opening In Muscatine

March 5th, 2021
Healing Compass Holding Grand Opening In Muscatine

Impact Athletic Performance has graciously partnered with Christina Kelly with Healing Compass for a GRAND OPENING to celebrate Christina’s new massage venture at Healing Compass, 610 Maiden Ln, Muscatine from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. There will be plenty of room for social distancing and we will require masks to be worn. Join us to learn about the different massage and healing services Christina offers. There will be a Grand Opening special you won’t want to miss out on. There will be demos on sports massage, trigger points, lymphatic drainage massage and cupping. There will be crystals... Read More

Jump On In To This Week’s FUN10 For Fun Times This Week!

February 28th, 2021
Jump On In To This Week's FUN10 For Fun Times This Week!

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