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Quad-Cities Musical Theater Buddies Partner For Passionate Podcast

November 7th, 2020

Saturday In The Arts is a weekly look at a personality, place, trend or topic of interest to the Quad-Cities. It runs every Saturday morning on your site for fun, free, local entertainment and features, QuadCities.com. If there was any doubt that Steph DeLacy and Megan Warren freaking love musical theater, just listen to one episode of their passionate, dishy “Double Threat: The Podcast.” You can immediately tell that DeLacy (a 33-year-old choreographer) and Warren (a 26-year-old vocal coach and music director) are best buds; have a sweeping, deep knowledge of Broadway history, and definite... Read More

Beloved Quad City Music Guild Director Dies Suddenly on Sunday

October 5th, 2020

Bob Williams absolutely loved theater, Quad City Music Guild and his family – to the point where Music Guild and his family became one. In an unrelentingly awful year, which has seen the Prospect Park theater in Moline go dark for the first time since 1949, the Guild family endured another bone-crushing loss Sunday, as Williams (a veteran director) died suddenly from a massive heart attack at age 61. “We are all in shock. It will take some time for the loss to become real,” longtime Music Guild volunteer Cathy Marsoun said Sunday night. “Bob brought so much to Guild. First, his great theatrical... Read More

Quad-Cities’ Mask Makers Stepping Up

April 10th, 2020

In the face of a shortage of masks and a greater need than ever for people to have the face-coverings, a number of Quad-Citians have stepped up to help make homemade masks for everyday folks in the Quads. A lot of these masks have gone out to whomever has come forward to claim them, whether workers in essential industries from restaurant and grocery workers to delivery drivers, or just everyday citizens. One of the first people I noticed making masks was Maria Dickmann, alderperson for the second ward in Davenport. Maria has made over 1,000 masks now, in a variety of styles and looks, always just... Read More

Quad-Cities Full Of Good News For April!

April 9th, 2020

Even in the midst of this terrible time, there’s always some good news, always people rising above the depressing and dark news out there and trying their best to do good works and be positive in this world. And every month, I, in conjunction with our media partners at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live” bring you some of the positive and uplifting events, actions and individuals in the area. Here are some of the great things going on during this challenging time in the Quad-Cities: Mask Makers Stepping Up In the face of a shortage of masks and a greater need than ever for people... Read More

Quad City Music Guild Cancels ‘The Secret Garden’

March 16th, 2020

Quad City Music Guild has cancelled “The Secret Garden” due to concerns over coronavirus. The theater group released the following statement today: Today, after reviewing the information presented at the QC COVID-19 Press Conference, Quad City Music Guild reached out to the Rock Island Department of Public Health for clarification on their guidelines and timelines. It is their recommendation, for the health of our patrons, that we cancel our spring production, The Secret Garden. We will, of course, follow their recommendation. Our hearts are heavy for all involved in this beautiful... Read More

Quad City Music Guild Unveiling ‘Secret Garden’

March 13th, 2020

Quad City Music Guild presents “The Secret Garden” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sundays March 27-19 and April 3-5 at Quad City Music Guild Theater, 1584 34th Avenue, Moline. Tickets are $16 Adult/ $11 Child (12 and under). You may purchase tickets by calling the box office at 309.762.6610 or by visiting the QCMG website, www.qcmusicguild.com This enchanting classic of children’s literature is reimagined in brilliant musical style by Pulitzer prize-winning composers Lucy Simon and Marsha Norman. Orphaned in India, 11 year-old Mary Lennox returns to Yorkshire... Read More

Take A Trip Down 42nd Street With QCMG

July 9th, 2019

The toe-tapping American musical dance sensation, 42nd Street, is coming to the Quad Cities! Presented by Quad City Music Guild, 42nd Street will be playing at the Prospect Park Auditorium (1584 34th Avenue Moline) July 12-14 and 18-21. Thursday, Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday shows will be at 2 p.m. This 1980 Broadway production won the Tony Award for Best Musical and became a long-running hit and its 2001 Broadway revival won the Tony for Best Revival. With lyrics by Al Dubin and Johnny Mercer, and music by Harry Warren, the show follows director Julian Marsh as he... Read More

Timeless Classic Beauty and the Beast Playing Soon at QCMG!

June 10th, 2019

Tale as old as time. Song as old as rhyme. Beauty and the Beast comes to life, on stage, this week! Quad City Music Guild presents The Broadway Musical, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jun 14-16 and 20-23 at Prospect Park Auditorium (1584 34th Avenue Moline). Take part in the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. The all-ages story tells of Belle, a young, forward thinking woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress.... Read More

Quad City Music Guild Presents Miracle in Bedford Falls

November 25th, 2018

A holiday classic is hitting the stage at the Quad City Music Guild! Miracle in Bedford Falls is a brand new musical re-telling of the classic holiday movie favorite, “It’s a Wonderful Life”. All of the beloved characters of the movie are within the script with much of the original dialogue and all the key iconic moments from the movie included. George Bailey struggles between his yearning for travel and adventure, and his responsibility to the family and the town he loves. When he hits the low point of his life, and is considering tossing it all away, help comes in the form of Guardian Angel... Read More

Take a Journey Through Time at Prospect Park

October 4th, 2018

Take a step back in time this weekend while helping one of the Quad Cities’ earliest parks move forward. The Moline Parks and Recreation Department presents, Prospect Park Through Time, this Saturday Oct 6 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Prospect Park (Park 16th Street and 30th Avenue). This event will showcase a historic walking parade at 1 p.m. around the pond. Groups will be portraying the different generations the park has witnessed since 1891. To lead off the procession the Mayor of the day, John Wessell, will be commentating. Before and after the parade, enjoy classic cars, magicians and storytelling.... Read More

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