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Head To ‘Paris’ With Ballet Quad Cities

September 14th, 2018
Head To ‘Paris’ With Ballet Quad Cities

Paris En Pointe, the latest production by Ballet Quad-Cities, will bring a touch of French elegance and style to Galvin Fine Arts Center, 518 W. Locust St., Davenport, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Journey back to Paris under the Eiffel Tower when the Moulin Rouge was the place to be. It was an exciting time for composers and visual artists alike when they changed the course of history with their music and Impressionist canvases. Such is the inspiration for the dance and music today. Ballet Quad Cities and the St. Ambrose Music Department partner with the Figge Art Museum to bring... Read More

College Night at Quad City Botanical Center!

August 5th, 2018
College Night at Quad City Botanical Center!

Calling all Quad Cities Area college students! Classes will begin shortly, so why not enjoy a night out with friends while knocking out some of those summer cobwebs? Quad City Botanical Center (2525 4th Ave Rock Island) is hosting an after-hours College Night on Tuesday Aug 7 from 6-9 p.m. The main event will be an unconventional tour (this is an uncensored, adult tour so expect some raunch, puns, and plant facts that will make you blush) of the gardens led by Augie interns. You’ll also have time to enjoy some lawn games and relax outdoors before you’re stuck in the library studying again.... Read More

Time To Party At The Bandshell

May 2nd, 2018
Time To Party At The Bandshell

Freight House Farmers Market and St. Ambrose University Band have partnered to bring you a rockin’ welcome to spring! Saturday May 5 marks the opening day of the outdoor Freight House Farmers Market (421 W River Dr Davenport)! With help from the St. Ambrose University Band, this is going to be a fun-filled day! At 8 a.m. the St. Ambrose University Drumline will kick the celebration off at the official Opening of the Outdoor Market! Come enjoy the fanfare and reconnect with all your favorite market vendors. Enjoy some tasty treats and check out what’s new! There will be a performance by St.... Read More

David Collins Writers Conference Opens New Pages To Writers

June 23rd, 2017
David Collins Writers Conference Opens New Pages To Writers

Have you ever dreamt of seeing your name on the front cover of your very own publication? Or maybe you already have and want to network and expand your horizons with other local authors. Whatever your personal situation may be, if you have a love for the written word, you cannot miss the 2017 David R. Collins Writers’ Conference. The Midwest Writing Center (MWC) will be holding this year’s annual David R. Collins Writers’ Conference June 22-24 at St. Ambrose University, McCarthy Hall (518 W Locust St Davenport). The David R. Collins Writers’ Conference will include intensive three-day... Read More

It’s A Win(e)-Win! Drink Wine For A Good Cause!

May 19th, 2017
It’s A Win(e)-Win! Drink Wine For A Good Cause!

Where can you enjoy samples of aromatic wines from around the world while helping college students raise scholarship funds? At St. Ambrose University’s Wine Festival, of course! The St. Ambrose Wine Festival has successfully raised more than one million dollars for student scholarships throughout its fifteen-year history. There is a trio of events to help raise these funds, and the annual Wine Tasting night is upon us! On Saturday May 20 from 3-6 p.m. at the St. Ambrose University campus (518 W Locust St Davenport) you can enjoy an afternoon of wine sampling and excellent food from local restaurants.... Read More

Leary’s `Terrible Tales of Dating Disasters’ hits Establishment on Valentine’s Day

February 10th, 2016
Leary’s `Terrible Tales of Dating Disasters’ hits Establishment on Valentine’s Day

Bad dates. Horrible relationships. Awkward moments in online dating. We’ve all been through them, and known others who have as well. Now, Sean Leary and My Verona Productions is offering you the chance to laugh your way through others’ romantic miseries – and on the perfect day to shoot an arrow at Cupid, Valentine’s Day. “Shots 2 The Heart: Terrible Tales of Dating Disasters,” a new, original show, will debut Feb. 14 at Rock Island’s Establishment Theater, 201 19th St., Rock Island. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7. Tickets ($10 in advance, $12 at the door) are available... Read More