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Help Bring Dickens’ Oliver Twist to Life

January 9th, 2020

Oliver Twist, Lionel Bart’s classic musical based on Charles Dickens’ novel, is coming to the Quad Cities! And you could be a part of this unforgettable performance! Auditions for Oliver Twist will take place at The Spotlight Theatre (1800 7th Avenue Moline) this Saturday Jan 11 from 2 – 4 p.m. or Sunday Jan 12 from 12 – 2 p.m. Callbacks will take place on Sunday Jan 12 at 2 p.m. The streets of Victorian England come to life as Oliver, a malnourished orphan in a workhouse, becomes the neglected apprentice of an undertaker. Oliver escapes to London and finds acceptance amongst a... Read More

2019 Recap: A Year of Change and Hope in the Quad Cities

December 30th, 2019

When celebrating the end of a year, we seem to find ourselves reflecting on the past twelve months in reverence. Whether the events that transpired were something we experienced for the first time or were simply an annual routine in our lives, they still contributed to the people we are in these last days of 2019. The Quad Cities community transforms and grows each and every passing year, and 2019 was no exception. We here at QuadCities.com work our best at trying to bring our readers the most interesting, (whether new or old) events and activities happening around the area, on a daily basis. In... Read More

Miracle on 34th Street Heading to The Spotlight Theatre

December 9th, 2019

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the Quad Cities! Catch a performance of Miracle on 34th Street at The Spotlight Theatre (1800 7th Avenue Moline) this holiday season! A holiday classic from the writer of the classic, “The Music Man!”, and based on the movie of the same name, Miracle on 34th Street features a book and score by none other than Meredith Willson. Single mother, Doris Walker, doesn’t want her six-year-old Susan’s head filled with romantic notions. Their neighbor, Fred Gailey, tries to woo Doris by charming Susan and taking her to see Santa Claus... Read More

Matilda The Musical Coming to The Spotlight Theatre Stage!

July 31st, 2019

The latest production to hit The Spotlight Theatre stage will bring inspiration to audience members of all ages! Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical kicks off performances at The Spotlight Theatre (1800 7th Avenue Moline) this Friday Aug 2 and will run through Sunday Aug 11. Matilda The Musical is a story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare... Read More

Love4Lorelei Celebrating Some Major Milestones with Blood Drive!

July 28th, 2019

If you have ever had the opportunity to meet the amazing little Lorelei Lovelady, then you know how this strong little woman lights up a room. Her thirst for life and shining personality will leave a lasting impression on anyone she crosses paths with. Lorelei Christine Lovelady, daughter of John and Megan Lovelady (East Moline), was diagnosed with an extremely rare genetic disease called Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1 on February 28, 2017, at the age of just 6 months old. Primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1) is a rare disorder that mainly affects the kidneys. It results from buildup of a substance... Read More

Take a Journey to Joy at THE Market!

April 24th, 2019

Makes plans to head to THE Market this weekend! THE Market is the Quad Cities newest and most unique shopping experience! If you love an outdoor weekend market with vendors, makers and crafters you will LOVE THE Market. Inside the doors of the beautiful Spotlight Event Center (1800 7th Avenue) you will find 4,000 square feet of space covered with handmade goods, curated collection and even some yummy items to eat! The 36+ vendors bring to you home decor items, custom furniture, bath and body product, wonderful candles and we host a huge clothing boutique where you can find anything from active... Read More

This Is One BIG Musical!

April 9th, 2019

Big The Musical continues performances at The Spotlight Theatre (1800 7th Avenue Moline) on Friday Apr 12 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday Apr 13 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday Apr 14 at 2 p.m. Josh Baskin is sick of being an awkward kid. At a carnival, he makes a wish to the Zoltar machine to become “big.” To his shock, his wish is granted. After an understandably awkward beginning, Josh is forced to do “adult” things, like getting a job and a girlfriend. In the end, he discovers that there’s much more to being an adult than he bargained for and learns that we must all grow up at... Read More

Maroons in Bloom at The Spotlight Theatre!

April 5th, 2019

Are you looking for a fun night out with friends while helping raise funds for local students in our community? Moline Public Schools Foundation proudly presents Maroons in Bloom 2019, on Friday Apr 12 from 6 – 11 p.m. at The Spotlight Theatre (1800 7th Avenue Moline). Come enjoy this amazing social event with heavy appetizers, wine and beer, a silent auction and raffle items! You will have a chance to win some amazing items, such as tickets to the Cubs/Brewers game, dental braces, an opportunity to be a character in Leslie Langtry’s next novel and so much more! Tickets are just $40 to attend... Read More

Jazz Up Your Holiday Season with The Happy Elf

December 3rd, 2018

Whether you’re a fan of Christmas spirit, jazz music or Harry Connick Jr., you won’t want to miss the next production at The Spotlight Theatre! The Happy Elf hits The Spotlight Theatre (1800 7th Ave. Moline) this Thursday Dec 6 at 7:30 p.m., Friday Dec 7 at 7:30, Saturday Dec 8 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday Dec 9 at 2 p.m. A new musical comedy by the Grammy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated composer and lyricist, Harry Connick, Jr.’s The Happy Elf tells the tale of Eubie the Elf, a lovable fellow who wants to spread Christmas joy throughout the town of Bluesville. Hoping to... Read More

Family Christmas Lighting Event at The Spotlight Theatre!

November 29th, 2018

Are you looking for some free family-friendly holiday fun this weekend? Make plans to attend The Spotlight Event Center’s (1800 7th Avenue Moline) Family Christmas Light Event this Saturday Dec 1 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. Admission is FREE! Enjoy holiday festivities and be the first to experience the Spotlight’s outside lighting display, complete with Santa, Mrs. Claus, and the elves! You can also enjoy a story with Santa and Mrs. Claus in the Green Room or put together a Christmas craft to take home. There will be food, a hot cocoa bar, and Christmas cookies for purchase, as well as a cash... Read More

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