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Walt Disney’s Life And Legacy Explored In Mockingbird On Main Event Saturday

September 23rd, 2021
Walt Disney's Life And Legacy Explored In Mockingbird On Main Event Saturday

Join Mockingbird on Main, 320 N. Main St., Davenport, for a very special evening focused on Walt Disney’s beloved boyhood hometown of Marceline on Sept. 25. Come meet the Creative Director of the Walt Disney Hometown Museum, Peter Whitehead, as he takes us on a journey through Walt’s childhood growing up in the heart of the American Midwest. Peter will shine a spotlight on the intimate connections that link this small Missouri town to Walt’s life and his incredibly creative career. MARCELINE- A Love Story Saturday, September 25 Presentation begins at 8pm Doors open at 7:30pm Tickets: $25 Seating... Read More

Are You A Disney Fan? You’re Going To LOVE This Upcoming Event!

September 11th, 2021
Are You A Disney Fan? You're Going To LOVE This Upcoming Event!

Join Mockingbird on Main, 320 N. Main St., Davenport, for a very special evening focused on Walt Disney’s beloved boyhood hometown of Marceline on Sept. 25. Come meet the Creative Director of the Walt Disney Hometown Museum, Peter Whitehead, as he takes us on a journey through Walt’s childhood growing up in the heart of the American Midwest. Peter will shine a spotlight on the intimate connections that link this small Missouri town to Walt’s life and his incredibly creative career. MARCELINE- A Love Story Saturday, September 25 Presentation begins at 8pm Doors open at 7:30pm Tickets: $25 Seating... Read More

Davenport’s Mockingbird On Main Presenting ‘Marceline: A Love Story’

July 30th, 2021
Davenport's Mockingbird On Main Presenting 'Marceline: A Love Story'

Join Davenport’s Mockingbird On Main September 25 for MARCELINE: A LOVE STORY, a very special evening focused on Walt Disney’s beloved boyhood hometown of Marceline. Come meet the Creative Director of the Walt Disney Hometown Museum, Peter Whitehead, as he takes us on a journey through Walt’s childhood growing up in the heart of the American mid-west. Peter will shine a spotlight on the intimate connections that link this small Missouri town to Walt’s life and his incredibly creative career. MARCELINE- A Love Story Saturday, September 25 Presentation begins at 8pm Doors... Read More

Disney Performers With Quad-Cities Ties Still Not Working in Florida

September 10th, 2020
Disney Performers With Quad-Cities Ties Still Not Working in Florida

Though the Actors’ Equity Association reached an agreement with Walt Disney World last month regarding Covid-19 testing, performers Nathan and Whitney Meyer still have not been called back to work. Disney and Equity were in discussions over the testing of cast members (as Disney employees are called) since late June; the four Orlando-area theme parks reopened to the public in mid-July. “We have been consistent that testing is an important part of ensuring a safe workplace for Equity performers, and today, I’m pleased to see that Disney World has agreed,” Kate Shindle, president of... Read More

Death and Taxes, Are They Both Really That Certain?

March 3rd, 2019
Death and Taxes, Are They Both Really That Certain?

Eccentric founding father Benjamin Franklin once wrote in a letter from 1789, “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” This quote has been referred to repeatedly for the past 230 years. And while it may ring true to most, there have probably been just as many undiscovered tax evasion cases as references to his famous words. Still haven’t heard of any eventual death evasions, even though the jury is still out on Walt Disney. The morbid reality we all live with every day, is that our physical existence here is temporary. We know this. While I’m sure the number... Read More