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Get into the holiday spirit with a full belly and warm heart this Saturday morning

December 3rd, 2021
Get into the holiday spirit with a full belly and warm heart this Saturday morning

The Center for Belgian Culture will be hosting their monthly Belgian Waffle Breakfast this Saturday December 4 from 8 – 11:00 a.m. (or until the batter runs out) at the Friend Circle Club, 701 18th Avenue Moline. For only $7 you will receive one large malty Belgian Waffle (Catherine Van Hecke’s secret recipe), two massive juicy sausages and your choice of orange juice or coffee. Take advantage of the amazing toppings, as well. Whether you’re craving syrup, whipped cream, powdered sugar, cherries, peaches or blueberries- you won’t leave unsatisfied! You can even add extra waffles or sausages... Read More

A little late night viewing…

November 30th, 2021
A little late night viewing…

For your late night viewing pleasure… QUAD CITIES is a web series that was shot in the Quad Cities in the summer of 2021 and debuted in the fall of 2021.    The series was created by Kurt Oberhaus (This Is Us) and Justin Marxen (Haunt) and features both local and National talent.    QUAD CITIES follows a series of gruesome murders that plague the Quad Cities and an unlikely duo must work together to restore peace to the area.   All 5 episodes of  Quad Cities – Mini Series  now available for free on YouTube! EPISODE 1: https://youtu.be/zi3-dWq7zYE EPISODE 2: https://youtu.be/Cxq8wd3oanc EPISODE... Read More

New Holiday Musical DECK THE HALLS Debuts December 9

November 30th, 2021
New Holiday Musical DECK THE HALLS Debuts December 9

When a snow storm hits and the star studded cast of a radio show can’t make it into the studio those who are now trapped inside the studio – the janitor, the writer, the assistant station manager and the young frazzled producer – must take over and see that show does indeed go on! DECK THE HALLS is a fast paced, family friendly holiday musical featuring such popular hits as Jingle Bells, Silent Night, We Wish You A Merry Christmas, a new version of O’ Little Town of Bethlehem and much more! “The show is all fun and fluff and is the perfect getaway from the outside world,” Mockingbird... Read More

In The Mood For Pizza? Check Out QuadCities.com’s List Of Local Pizza Places!

November 21st, 2021
In The Mood For Pizza? Check Out QuadCities.com's List Of Local Pizza Places!

Hey, how about a pizza? You really can’t beat a great ‘za for comfort food in jenky times. In eras of uncertainty, there’s really nothing more certain that the delicious combo of malty crust, tangy sauce, gooey cheese and fresh toppings. Got your attention? You’re darn right we do. Now what you gonna do about it? Call up for some fresh pie? Good thing for you QuadCities.com offers you a list of local restaurants, bars and cafes that are going above and beyond to offer the community options to still get their favorite dishes – and here’s your list of pizza joints available for carry-out,... Read More

New QC Promotional Video Gives Short Shrift to Our Amazing Arts Scene

October 30th, 2021
A new 90-second video showing off the QC was produced by the global consulting firm Resonance.

Arts and culture mean business, and help create thriving communities. One of the main reasons I love the Quad-Cities (and have made it my home since fall 1995) is because of its outstanding, vibrant and growing arts scene – more than a dozen theater companies, a world-class symphony orchestra, exquisite professional ballet, top-quality art museum, a Smithsonian-affiliate museum of natural history and science, many live music venues of all sizes, gorgeous art galleries, a breathtaking botanical center and gardens, a variety of other fascinating museums, and on and on. But unfortunately, very little... Read More

8th Annual Fall Belgian Fest Back On Sunday And Better Than Ever!

September 18th, 2021
8th Annual Fall Belgian Fest Back On Sunday And Better Than Ever!

After having to take a hiatus in 2020, the area’s biggest and best celebration of Belgian heritage is back in the Quad Cities! Take a trip to the heart of Moline Illinois, for some Flemish fun this weekend at the Fall Belgian Fest! The 8th Annual Fall Belgian Fest returns to Stephens Park (7th Street and 15th Avenue Moline) this Sunday Sep 19 from 12 – 4 p.m. Admission is free to all! The Fall Belgian Fest, formerly known as the Fall Flemish Fest, is sponsored and organized by the Center for Belgian Culture. Bill Cornelis, President of CBC and organizer of the Fall Belgian Fest shares, “Many... Read More

Are You Ready For The Fall Belgian Fest??? Sunday In Moline’s Stephens Park, It Returns!

September 17th, 2021
Are You Ready For The Fall Belgian Fest??? Sunday In Moline's Stephens Park, It Returns!

The 8th Annual Fall Belgian Fest returns to Stephens Park (7th Street and 15th Avenue Moline) this Sunday Sep 19 from 12 – 4 p.m. Admission is free to all! The Fall Belgian Fest, formerly known as the Fall Flemish Fest, is sponsored and organized by the Center for Belgian Culture. Bill Cornelis, President of CBC and organizer of the Fall Belgian Fest shares, “Many of the Belgian Community came to Moline, after World War II to begin a new life.  They came here with nothing but a dream.  They didn’t ask for much.  They only asked for an opportunity to work hard, raise a family, and thank... Read More

Quad City Arts’ Visiting Artist Series Returning To In-Person Events For 2021-2022

September 8th, 2021
Quad City Arts' Visiting Artist Series Returning To In-Person Events For 2021-2022

Quad City Arts’ premier performing arts subscription series, featuring select artists from the Visiting Artist Series, will return to in-person events for the 2021-22 season. The Performing Arts Signature Series consists of six events held each season from September – April that correspond with the artist residency and outreach performances in area schools. Subscribers can enjoy an evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a spotlight performance by incredible artists from different artistic and cultural backgrounds. This unique format provides guests with the opportunity for Q&A and up-close... Read More

A River Of Blood Running Through The Quad-Cities In New Horror Miniseries Coming To YouTube

July 8th, 2021
A River Of Blood Running Through The Quad-Cities In New Horror Miniseries Coming To YouTube

You feel something in the air? Something strange? Something not quite right? Something frightening? Quad Cities is a new horror miniseries that will air on YouTube starting October 2nd. Each week, one episode will air with the fifth and final episode airing on October 30th, just before Halloween. The series was shot in the Quad Cities (Iowa and Illinois) with mostly local talent. Each episode will run approx. 10-15 min. And when each episode drops, we’ll be running a short story and link to it on your fun, free, local QuadCities.com! A teaser trailer is also coming soon! For more info, see:... Read More

July 9th East Moline Concert to Benefit New Solidarity Effort to Stop Sexual Violence

July 5th, 2021
The poster for a July 9 live-music fundraiser at the Whiskey Stop, 726 15th Ave., East Moline.

On Friday, July 9th from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Whiskey Stop (726 15th Ave., East Moline), area bands and artists will take the stage to raise funds for Family Resources to support victims of sexual violence in the Quad-Cities. A new collaboration among River Music Experience, WVIK, Family Resources and the Whiskey Stop will host live music with performances by Murnau, Ross Clowser Trio, Mirabilia, Yung Flvy, BN WhoIam (featuring Crealot and K1ng Supr3m3), and Alyx Rush. “This is a partnership that will help create a community vision where we are all able to thrive in mutual respect, protection,... Read More