Arts & Culture


Gaye Shannon Burnett, President and Co-Founder of the Azubuike African-American Council for the Arts, and her son Jonathan Burnett, Program Founder & Creative Director of the Urban Exposure Independent Film Project

For the fourth year, Jonathan Burnett, Program Founder and Creative Director of the Urban Exposure Independent Film Project, and Gaye Shannon Burnett, President and Co-Founder of the Azubuike African American Council for the Arts, are holding a free 10-week program for aspiring young filmmakers in the Quad Cities.


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The author of Where the Wild Things Are—one of the most widely read children's books—now has his own exhibit in the Quad Cities.

Juan Carlos Villarroel

Jazz pianist, composer, and arranger Lynne Arriale will perform with her trio at the Redstone Room at the River Music Experience (RME), on Sunday, May 20, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Accompanying her will be Matt Ulery on bass and Jon Deitemyer on drums. The performance is part of Polyrhythms' Third Sunday Jazz Workshop & Matinee Series.



Marc Hom / Courtesy IMG Artists

Grammy award-winning violinist and conductor Joshua Bell will perform Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 alongside the Quad City Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, May 3, 2018, at the Adler Theatre in downtown Davenport.

WVIK Music Director and Perspective host Mindy Heusel spoke with Bell:

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A major section of the historic Colonel Davenport House on Arsenal Island has been restored, making it available to the public for the first time in the home's 185-year history. Benjamin Payne reports:

National Weather Service

The Mississippi River is rising, from Dubuque down to the Quad Cities.

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