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New Concerts, A KISS For The USO, Soccer Stars And More Are Among The Good News!

March 19th, 2019

There’s so much bad news in the world, how about some good stuff? There’s always plenty of good news happening around the Quad-Cities, and here in What’s The Good News?, our cooperative effort with the good folks at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” we highlight some of the awesome things happening around our area! Have something you want included next time around? Email Sean Leary at Sean@QuadCities.com. We’re happy to help! Now let’s get started in taking a look around the local spots for some positive and upbeat news…   A KISS for the USO, from the Q-C Storm! The Quad City... Read More

KISS night at the Q-C Storm!

March 14th, 2019

Over 4,000 rock and rolled all night as the Q-C Storm rewarded them with a big victory on KISS night! Fans got to celebrate with the rock hits of their favorite band and break the record for most people wearing KISS masks at an arena! They also bid on various KISS items and jerseys and to date the Storm have raised over $30,000 for the USO with their efforts in conjunction with the band. It was a great night to rock the TaxSlayer Center!    Read More

Who Will Oscar Smile At This Weekend? Will Q-C Boys Win Gold?

February 24th, 2019

Could two Quad-Citians bring home an Oscar to Bettendorf? This Sunday, the 91st annual Academy Awards will begin in Los Angeles at 7 p.m. CST, and “A Quiet Place,” written by Quad-Citians Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, was nominated in the sound editing category. Unfortunately, despite a Golden Globe and Critics’ Choice Award nom, Beck and Woods weren’t nominated in the Best Original Screenplay category, and “Place” lead Emily Blunt was snubbed for an actress pick despite some buzz. The biggest surprises among the nominees were “Black Panther,” which became the first Marvel film to... Read More

Q-C Storm Raises Over $20,000 To Fight Cancer

February 10th, 2019

The Quad City Storm, “the team that gives back,” hosted a Hockey Fights Cancer Weekwhich began with a Paint the Ice Event on February 6 and ended with a win over arch rival Peoria Rivermen on February 9. The game drew a crowd of over 5,000 and raised $21,700 for Gilda’s Club of the Quad Cities. The Storm’s Giving Back Campaign, #QCSTORMCARES, has now raised over $64,700 in only 16 games with hopes to raise $100,000 for local charities before the season ends in April. Watch for other updates and announcements on our website (www.quadcitystorm) and follow along with us on our social media... Read More

Who Will Win? Oscars Include Nom For Q-C Filmmakers Beck And Woods

January 22nd, 2019

“A Quiet Place,” written by Quad-Citians Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, was nominated in the sound editing category for the 91st Academy Awards, which announced their noms this morning. Unfortunately, despite a Golden Globe and Critics’ Choice Award nom, Beck and Woods weren’t nominated in the Best Original Screenplay category, and “Place” lead Emily Blunt was snubbed for an actress pick despite some buzz. The biggest surprises among the nominees were “Black Panther,” which became the first Marvel film to be nominated for Best Picture, although it was certainly deserved. In addition... Read More

QC Writers Of ‘A Quiet Place’ Making Noise With Guild Nom

January 7th, 2019

People are still talking and awards academies keep on cheering loudly for the movie without much dialogue, penned by two former Quad-Citians. A Quiet Place (screenplay by Bryan Woods & Scott Beck and John Krasinski, story by Woods & Beck) has been nominated for Best Original Screenplay for the 2019 Writers Guild of America West Awards. Other nominees in the category include Eighth Grade (Bo Burnham), Green Book (Nick Vallelonga & Brian Currie & Peter Farrelly), Roma (Alfonso Cuarón), and Vice (Adam McKay). The 2019 Writers Guild Awards will be presented at concurrent ceremonies... Read More

Is Paul McCartney Coming To The Quad City Storm Home Opener?

October 20th, 2018

Let it be… on ice? A very strange rumor began to surface late this week that former Beatle Paul McCartney had accepted an invitation to be a VIP to the Quad City Storm’s home opening game this Saturday at 7 p.m. at the TaxSlayer Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. According to various reports, hub-bub, gossip and chewing the fat, Paul McCartney is a big hockey fan, and, wanting to check out the TaxSlayer prior to his gig there next summer, he accepted an invitation, replete with many perks, including a nacho bar with a Velveeta cheese river, a case of Natty Light, a hoverboard with ground effects... Read More

Quad City Storm Storming Forward With New Season And Promotions

September 21st, 2018

The Storm is storming forward with a new season, promotions and a community initiative to skate new hockey fans into their TaxSlayer home. The team will hold a press conference to announce plans at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26 at the TaxSlayer Center, Moline.    The new hockey team will release the 2018-2019 inaugural season promotional schedule, introduce their non-profit fundraising program and give a sneak peek at the Power Grafx Merchandise Store. In addition, the team will announce their training camp schedule, their new easy-to-use group ticketing system and the fundraising opportunities... Read More

CCT ‘Christmas Carol’ Auditions Coming Sunday

September 20th, 2018

Countryside Community Theatre will hold auditions for the holiday classic, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, onSunday September 23. Based on the Charles Dickens classic, A CHRISTMAS CAROL tells the tale of  the curmudgeonly Ebenezer Scrooge, who is visited by the ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Future hoping to change his destiny and save his soul. The new musical adaptation by Danny White (Music and Lyrics) and Tristan Tapscott (Adaptation and New Book) follows an older man writing down his memories of an older gentleman he once knew. As we hear his stories, we travel back in time where we meet Scrooge... Read More

Quad City Storm Seeks Talent for Promo Team

September 11th, 2018

The Quad City Storm will hold open auditions for their inaugural season’s Storm Promo and Mascot Team on Monday, September 24 at 6:00pm at the TaxSlayer Center. The Quad City Storm will be seeking 6-8 super fun human beings to make up their Storm Promo and Mascot Team. Tristan Tapscott, Director of Fan Experience, said, “We want to try something a little different this year and have a community of entertainers that will add to the hockey going experience. We would love to see some big personalities join us this season,” he added. Sponsored by Mandle Design in Davenport, the Quad City... Read More

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