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St. Ambrose Piano Professor Performs Monday on Iowa Public Radio Steinway Series

January 10th, 2021

The day last August that Marian Lee was to be the first female pianist to play for Iowa Public Radio’s (IPR) Steinway Café series, was the day after the devastating derecho swept through the Midwest. The St. Ambrose University associate professor of piano rescheduled her virtual appearance to this Monday at noon. Lee’s pre-recorded 45-minute program (filmed at SAU’s Madsen Hall) will be available on IPR’s Facebook page and Ambrose music department’s Facebook. Lee will be watching and answering viewer questions in real time on the IPR site. “I was really surprised to find I was the... Read More

Art Legacy League to Hold Open House in Davenport Nov. 20

November 16th, 2020

The Art Legacy League (ALL) has found a new home on the Davenport riverfront and will hold a two-hour open house on Friday, Nov. 20. Founded in 2012, the nonprofit ALL is dedicated to the memory of Father Edward Catich and his contributions to the calligraphic arts, history of writing, and his long legacy of teaching. Father Catich (1906-1979) was an internationally renowned artist, calligrapher and visionary instructor who founded the St. Ambrose University Art Department. The ALL moved from J.B. Young Opportunity Center, 1702 N. Main St., Davenport. It had been there since 2018, and is now at... Read More

Quad-Cities Choir Rehearses Virtually for Next “Messiah” in May

November 14th, 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. The composer George Frideric Handel wrote his masterwork oratorio “Messiah” in 24 days in 1741, in 53 movements across three major parts. While long considered a Christmas favorite, it premiered during Lent on April 13, 1742. A beloved Quad-Cities tradition – performed under the baton of Augustana College music professor Jon Hurty – has been revived in a virtual format now... Read More

Changing Climates: 13th Annual Project Series

September 29th, 2020

Presented by the College of Arts and Sciences at St. Ambrose University, the annual Project Series is an academic year’s worth of lectures, exhibits, art, and performances revolving around a central theme. This year’s theme is Changing Climates: From Rising Seas to Societal Needs. Follow the link for full event descriptions, links and more: http://www.sau.edu/college-of-arts-and…/changing-climates   For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of September 27th: Oktoberfestbier, Scarecrows, Transylvania and MORE!

September 27th, 2020

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More

Almost 2,500 Sign Petition Protesting Possible Theater Cuts at St. Ambrose

September 3rd, 2020

Less than a week after it was posted on Change.org, roughly 2,500 people have a signed a petition protesting potential removal of the theater major at St. Ambrose University, Davenport. The petition to the Board of Trustees says that due to economic concerns, the private SAU is considering eliminating the theater major and converting it to a minor. “Removing the theatre major will rob many students of opportunities to take classes that will help them to develop and hone essential skills within and outside of the theatre world,” says the page, started Aug. 28 by SAU student Erika Seabloom. Ambrose... Read More

QCSO Presents Signature Series: Fantasie In-Person and Virtually

August 4th, 2020

Quad City Symphony Orchestra presents Signature Series: Fantasie this Friday Aug 7 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m., live from Allaert Auditorium at the Galvin Fine Arts Center (St. Ambrose University 518 Locust Street Davenport), both in-person and virtually. Join concertmaster Naha Greenholtz and pianist Marian Lee for an evening of Musical Fantasies! Experience the music live in-person or from the comfort of your own home via Livestream.  With a multiple high-definition camera setup, Livestream viewers will get an up-close view of these two masterful musicians at work, unlike anything they could experience... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of July 12th: Divas, Drums, Fights and MORE!

July 12th, 2020

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More

Hive Hangouts for High School Seniors with St. Ambrose University

April 29th, 2020

Beyond the discomforting uncertainty of the moment, your future, filled with promise and possibility, still awaits. St. Ambrose University hosts Hive Hangouts for High School Seniors this Friday May 1 at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. During St. Ambrose University’s Hive Hangouts, current SAU students and admissions staff will moderate Webex sessions where they’ll connect with fellow high school seniors! Space is limited, register today! http://www.sau.edu/admissions/visit-sau/hive-hangouts   For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

Gala Of Hope Rises Friday At SAU

February 16th, 2018

Are you looking for an evening filled with cocktails, dinner, live music and helping raise funds for a great cause? Then make plans to attend the Gala of Hope, this weekend! The 3rd Annual Cure SMA Evening of Hope in Honor of Miracle for Madi is happening this Friday Feb 16 at the Rogalski Center (518 West Locust Street Davenport). The evening will entail a night of luxury as the annual Gala of Hope features cocktails, dinner, live music and a silent auction. This event will help raise funds for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) in honor of Madison Ramirez. Madison was diagnosed with SMA a few months... Read More