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Don ‘Hep’ Hepner Was An Original Who Will Be Missed On The Local Comedy And Theater Scene

October 6th, 2020

“Scrooge was dead.” That’s how Donald C. Hepner started off a production of A Christmas Carol one night. And that one moment perfectly captures than man we all knew as “Hep.” You were never certain whether you were in on the joke or part of it. A standup comedian, gifted actor, personal friend  and mentor to many on the local theater and comedy scene, Hepner died of a massive heart attack Sunday night in his Moline residence. He was 79. He was an original dude, a great writer (his book “Reggie! Ringling’s First Black Clown” is FANTASTIC), and a fine performer... Read More

Tallent Show to Take Over Renwick Mansion Ground on Sunday

September 24th, 2020

Comedian Sam Tallent will perform Sunday at 7 p.m. outdoors at the Renwick Mansion, 901 Tremont Ave., Davenport, as part of the Tomfoolery on Tremont stand-up series. Food and a full bar will available for purchases, as will copies of Tallent’s new book. Single tickets are $12, available at Eventbrite.com. A table for four is available for $40 at Eventbrite. Tallent’s self-published debut novel, “Running the Light” (February 2020) has been highly praised by comedians Kyle Kinane, Bert Kreischer, and Doug Stanhope. Stanhope called it: “Brilliant writing. Astounding. One of the best books... Read More

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