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Quad-Cities’ Recycle The Runway To Help A Great Cause With Dress For Success!

April 19th, 2021
Quad-Cities' Recycle The Runway To Help A Great Cause With Dress For Success!

Recycle The Runway — a “Project Runway” style fashion show which will be streamed virtually — is a must-see Quad Cities favorite, presented by Dress For Success. Before the designers are even chosen, volunteers fill giant bags full of random clothing, shoes, accessories, etc. and number them. Once the designers are selected, each one gets to come pick out a bag with no idea what is inside. The designers then have 6 weeks to craft a “runway-ready” outfit out of whatever they find in the bag! Recycle the Runway 2021 will feature designs by Alexandra Chayer of The Shop Lema, Julia... Read More

“New Beginnings” Online Cabaret Reveals Hope, Joy, “A Million Dreams”

April 12th, 2021
“New Beginnings” Online Cabaret Reveals Hope, Joy, “A Million Dreams”

When your dreams disappear, sometimes you’ve got to create your own. That seems to be the inspiring, organizing principle behind Mockingbird on Main, a planned theater/cabaret space taking shape at 320 Main St., Davenport. “New Beginnings” – a tantalizing teaser online cabaret – was released this past weekend to give us a glimpse behind that dream, led by Quad-Cities actor Tristan Tapscott and his girlfriend, Savannah Bay Strandin. Fittingly, they close out the wonderfully entertaining 76-minte video by singing “A Million Dreams” (from “The Greatest Showman”) and sharing scenes... Read More

America’s Got Talent Champions Featured On Western Illinois University Virtual Showcase Tonight

February 24th, 2021
America's Got Talent Champions Featured On Western Illinois University Virtual Showcase Tonight

The Bureau of Cultural Affairs (BCA) at Western Illinois University is offering a free virtual show tonight for the Spring 2021 semester as part of “On the Couch – Virtual Arts Series.” The production company, BiCoastal Productions, is offering free shows to presenters like BCA during the COVID-19 pandemic to continue to offer exposure to the arts to audiences. Each show begins at 7 p.m. on a series of Wednesdays. Tonight’s show is: • Feb. 24 – The Silhouettes® – America’s Got Talent: The Champions! was founded in 2009, and was the first runner-up on “America’s Got Talent”... Read More

Unofficial Tabasco New Year’s Spectacular Burns Onto Your Screens Tonight

December 31st, 2020
Unofficial Tabasco New Year's Spectacular Burns Onto Your Screens Tonight

Anthony Natarelli has put together what he says is “simultaneously my best and stupidest project ever and I have never been more excited to share something with people!” It’s the Unofficial Tabasco New Year’s Spectacular, and it’s burning its way onto your screen starting tonight. The virtual show stars Natarelli, Khalil Hacker (fresh off his own “Khalil’s Covid Christmas Special”) and many more area comedians and performers. It only costs you a dollar to check it out, and your can stream it for days afterward, so you can go back and watch it again... Read More

Six Local Actresses Bring New Hit Musical To The Quad-Cities

June 27th, 2020
Six Local Actresses Bring New Hit Musical To The Quad-Cities

In the light of the pandemic and civil unrest, six local actresses have banded together to try and bring some much needed relief to the crippled theater community and gain momentum for the change our world needs. Chelsea Ward and Victoria House, through an agreement with the production staff of the Broadway run of ‘Six’* and, a partnership with the Black Box Theater** have assembled a rock star cast for a one night only, virtual performance of the smash new musical! The show currently will be streamed live on Facebook on August 1st, 2020 with a virtual donation jar for both the Black Box Theater,... Read More

Western Illinois University Hoof N Horn Club to Host Virtual Show May 29-31

May 29th, 2020
Western Illinois University Hoof N Horn Club to Host Virtual Show May 29-31

MACOMB, IL – The Western Illinois University Hoof N Horn Club will host its first ever virtual livestock show Friday-Sunday, May 29-31. The “Western Illinois University Change of Pace Jackpot Show” will be hosted on Walton Webcasting. The first day, May 29, will be dedicated to sheep and goats, and May 30-31 are reserved for hog showing. WIU alumni and students will help with setting up the show. WIU School of Agriculture alumni serving as the event’s judges include 2015 agriculture alumnus Tyler Homann, of Charleston, IL – sheep show; 2008 agriculture alumnus James Thompson,... Read More