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Help Out A Girl Who Makes The Quad Cities More Magical

December 7th, 2018

Nikki Gillette has always struck me as someone puzzlingly uncertain as to just how amazing she is. Gillette has been a regular on the performing arts scene in the Quad Cities for a while, as a standup comedian, musician, burlesque performer and actress. She teaches art to kids at Blue Grass Elementary, manages the traveling comedy troupe Show Us Your Pokeballs, models, haunts and does makeup at Terror at Skellington Manor, and is involved with other local groups such as Moonshine Misfits Burlesque and Open Source Improv. She’s also a columnist for this website. She’s smart, funny, beautiful... Read More

Shots N Giggles Returns To Speakeasy

August 11th, 2017

If you are looking for an adult-night filled with laughs this weekend, then look no further than The Circa 21 Speakeasy. Open Source Improv is bringing back a one-of-a-kind adult only show, Shots ‘n’ Giggles, this Saturday Aug 12 at The Circa 21 Speakeasy (1818 3rd Avenue Rock Island). Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets can be reserved by calling (309) 786-7733 Ext. 2 or online at https://www.thecirca21speakeasy.com/. Shots ‘n’ Giggles brings improv comedy and alcohol consumption together in an unforgettable show. The performers will be having cocktails throughout... Read More

Open Source Opening In Speakeasy This Weekend

February 17th, 2017

Emerging from the ashes of the Blacklist, Open Source Comedy, the area’s roving improvisational comedy troupe, is roaming back to its place of origin – the Speakeasy in Rock Island. Open Source will perform for two shows Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Speakeasy, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Tickets are on sale at the door at by phone at 786-7733, ext. 2. “Over the past 25 years, The Speakeasy in downtown Rock Island has been the original home to several popular comedy troupe’s including ComedySportz for 20 years and, more recently, the now defunct Blacklist comedy troupe. The Speakeasy... Read More

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