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Horror Flix At Rozz Tox, Adults Only Skating, Sohrab Tomfoolery And More In Today’s FUN10!

April 25th, 2021
Horror Flix At Rozz Tox, Adults Only Skating, Sohrab Tomfoolery And More In Today's FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

‘Lidia’s Kitchen’ Host Offering Virtual Program Through Moline’s WQPT

April 20th, 2021
'Lidia's Kitchen' Host Offering Virtual Program Through Moline's WQPT

WQPT, PBS for the Quad Cities region is partnering with award-winning celebrity chef, author, and host of “Lidia’s Kitchen” Lidia Bastianich for its live virtual Taste of Fame culinary fundraising experience on May 21. More than 30 participating PBS stations will be part of the event, first launched by PBS station WCNY in Syracuse, N.Y. Taste of Fame and WQPT invites guests to be part of this live culinary journey from the comfort and safety of their homes. Participating PBS stations are happy to work with Sunbasket who will deliver meal kits to homes, so guests can cook along with Lidia,... Read More

Hemingway Biographer to do WQPT Virtual Q & A April 27

April 19th, 2021
Hemingway Biographer to do WQPT Virtual Q & A April 27

In conjunction with the new Ken Burns PBS documentary on author Ernest Hemingway, WQPT will hold a special 30-minute virtual screening and discussion with Mary V. Dearborn, a Hemingway biographer featured in the film, on April 27. The free virtual event will take place that Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. and attendees will have the opportunity to ask Dearborn their Hemingway-related questions. Participants will also have the chance win copies of Dearborn’s 2017 Hemingway biography, a Google Home smart speaker, and other great prizes. “Hemingway has this public image of being this extraordinarily masculine,... Read More

Chef Lidia Bastianich to headline WQPT Taste of Fame Live virtual event on Zoom

April 10th, 2021
Chef Lidia Bastianich to headline WQPT Taste of Fame Live virtual event on Zoom

WQPT, PBS for the Quad Cities region is partnering with award-winning celebrity chef, author, and host of “Lidia’s Kitchen” Lidia Bastianich for its live virtual Taste of Fame culinary fundraising experience on May 21. More than 30 participating PBS stations will be part of the event, first launched by PBS station WCNY in Syracuse, N.Y. Taste of Fame and WQPT invites guests to be part of this live culinary journey from the comfort and safety of their homes. Participating PBS stations are happy to work with Sunbasket who will deliver meal kits to homes, so guests can cook along with Lidia,... Read More

WQPT Unleashes Expanded Signal Upon The Quad-Cities

April 9th, 2021
WQPT Unleashes Expanded Signal Upon The Quad-Cities

WQPT, the PBS station serving the Quad Cities and surrounding communities has often heard from viewers with issues related to receiving their signal. As a result, for the last several years WQPT has been involved in their Aspire Higher Capital Campaign. The first year was spent in the “silent” portion of the campaign and in January 2020 WQPT announced the public phase of the campaign. “This was only the second time in our 38 year history that we embarked on a capital campaign,” said Interim General Manager, Dawn Schmitt. The first being before WQPT went on the air for the start-up of the... Read More

Moline’s WQPT Offering Ernest Hemingway Activities

March 24th, 2021
Moline's WQPT Offering Ernest Hemingway Activities

WQPT presents a variety of outreach activities in conjunction with the new Ken Burns documentary Hemingway. Directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, Hemingway examines the visionary work and turbulent life of Ernest Hemingway, one of the most influential writers America has ever produced. Interweaving his eventful biography with excerpts from his writing, we will see beyond the façade of the public image, becoming intimately familiar with this brilliant, ambitious, charismatic, and egocentric man. You can log on to https://www.pbs.org/kenburns/hemingway/events/ and join Conversations on Hemingway:... Read More

WQPT Airing Documentary About Unknown Iowa Hero

March 18th, 2021
WQPT Airing Documentary About Unknown Iowa Hero

WQPT, Quad Cities PBS will air Stout Hearted: George Stout and the Guardians of Art. The documentary was directed by Kevin Kelley, and produced by Marie Wilkes of New Mile Media Arts, a non-profit organization based in Iowa City, Iowa on March 18 at 9:00 pm. The film tells the story of Iowa native George Stout. Stout was the leader of the Monuments Men during World War II and was responsible for recovering over five-million pieces of art from the Nazis. Stout’s life continues to have international impact on the fields of art conservation and monuments protection. The legacy of The Monuments Men... Read More

Want To Learn More About Hemingway? Check Out These WQPT Programs

March 16th, 2021
Want To Learn More About Hemingway? Check Out These WQPT Programs

WQPT presents a variety of outreach activities in conjunction with the new Ken Burns documentary Hemingway. Directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, Hemingway examines the visionary work and turbulent life of Ernest Hemingway, one of the most influential writers America has ever produced. Interweaving his eventful biography with excerpts from his writing, we will see beyond the façade of the public image, becoming intimately familiar with this brilliant, ambitious, charismatic, and egocentric man. You can log on to https://www.pbs.org/kenburns/hemingway/events/ and join Conversations on Hemingway:... Read More

Music With Ariel, Fun With Pets, Watercolor Workshops And More In Your FUN10!

March 14th, 2021
Music With Ariel, Fun With Pets, Watercolor Workshops And More In Your FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Hoop It Up, Journal It Up, Blues It Up, And More With Your FUN10!

March 7th, 2021
Hoop It Up, Journal It Up, Blues It Up, And More With Your FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More