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Behind The Fluff: The Tawdry Tales Of Festival Of Trees’ Teddy Bear Teas

November 19th, 2021
Behind The Fluff: The Tawdry Tales Of Festival Of Trees' Teddy Bear Teas

Entertainment is a tricky thing. One person’s wholesome fare is another person’s demon-possessed trash. From time to time, I’ll get emails from irate people who are disappointed that I’ve recommended some bit of entertainment they find to be offensive. One of them messaged me about it. Another called me, taking me to task for “leading children down the path of evil.” How she knew I’d been a tour guide at Disneyland is beyond me. But nonetheless, this lady wasn’t pleased. “You shouldn’t be telling parents to let their children go to demonic concerts…you should be warning them... Read More

See ‘Winnie The Pooh’ For FREE At Davenport’s Junior Theatre This Weekend

October 23rd, 2021
See 'Winnie The Pooh' For FREE At Davenport's Junior Theatre This Weekend

“Winnie the Pooh” is stumbling and bumbling into Davenport Junior Theater this weekend — and all shows are free admission. The performances (at Nighswander Theatre, 2822 Eastern Ave.), will be Saturday Oct. 23 at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., and Sunday Oct. 24 at 3 p.m. Admission is free for everyone, first come, first served. Based on the novel published in 1926 by A.A. Milne, “Winnie the Pooh” tells the story of a lovable bear and his misadventures when his heart, and tummy, get too focused on honey. Mayhem ensues when two new animals arrive at the forest; Kanga and Roo. Piglet gets a bath, Pooh... Read More

See ‘Winnie The Pooh’ At Davenport Junior Theater For Free TODAY!

October 17th, 2021
See 'Winnie The Pooh' At Davenport Junior Theater For Free TODAY!

“Winnie the Pooh” is stumbling and bumbling into Davenport Junior Theater this weekend — and all shows are free admission. The performances (at Nighswander Theatre, 2822 Eastern Ave.), will be Saturday Oct. 23 at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., and Sundays, Oct. 17 and 24 at 3 p.m. Admission is free for everyone, first come, first served. Based on the novel published in 1926 by A.A. Milne, “Winnie the Pooh” tells the story of a lovable bear and his misadventures when his heart, and tummy, get too focused on honey. Mayhem ensues when two new animals arrive at the forest; Kanga and Roo. Piglet gets... Read More

Davenport Junior Theater Presenting ‘Winnie The Pooh’ For Free This Weekend

October 13th, 2021
Davenport Junior Theater Presenting 'Winnie The Pooh' For Free This Weekend

“Winnie the Pooh” is stumbling and bumbling into Davenport Junior Theater this weekend — and all shows are free admission. The performances (at Nighswander Theatre, 2822 Eastern Ave.), will be Saturdays, Oct. 16 and 23 at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., and Sundays, Oct. 17 and 24 at 3 p.m. Admission is free for everyone, first come, first served. Based on the novel published in 1926 by A.A. Milne, “Winnie the Pooh” tells the story of a lovable bear and his misadventures when his heart, and tummy, get too focused on honey. Mayhem ensues when two new animals arrive at the forest; Kanga and Roo.... Read More

Davenport Junior Theatre To Start 70th Season in October

July 12th, 2021
Davenport Junior Theatre To Start 70th Season in October

Davenport Junior Theatre (DJT) will be celebrating its 70th season of theater “for kids, by kids” with a four-show Mainstage season consisting of two DJT classics, Winnie-the-Pooh and Imagine That!, and two first-time shows: Annie Jr. and The Phantom Tollbooth. All shows will be free to audience members. “Coming out of the pandemic into our 70th season makes the cause for celebration even more special,” says Ben Gougeon, DJT’s artistic director. “We wanted to honor our history while also looking forward to DJT’s future. During last year’s ‘pause’ on live theatre, we also envisioned... Read More

Winnie the Pooh Kids at The Spotlight Theatre

November 15th, 2018
Winnie the Pooh Kids at The Spotlight Theatre

Join The Spotlight Theatre at the culmination performances for their Fall Children’s Company classes, this weekend! Winnie the Pooh Kids takes the stage at The Spotlight Theatre (1800 17th Avenue Moline) this Saturday Nov 17 at 11 a.m. and Sunday Nov 18 at 2 p.m. Welcome to the Hundred Acre Wood, where Winnie the Pooh is once again in search of honey. Along the way, he meets his pals, Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit and Owl, but soon discovers that Christopher Robin has been captured by the mysterious Backson! As they prepare for a rescue operation, the animals learn about teamwork, friendship and, of... Read More