Arts & Culture

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

  Employees of the i Wireless Center will work all night to make sure this weekend's show is fun and safe. The World's Toughest Rodeo won't need an ice rink or even a stage for its performances Friday and Saturday. What the bulls, barrel racers, cowboys, clowns, and horses will need is six to eight inches of dirt.

Figge Art Museum

Children in prison are featured in a new art exhibit in the Quad Cities. Over the weekend, the Figge Art Museum in Davenport opened "Girls in Justice." Richard Ross photographed the children in juvenile jails across the country. And 53 of his most recent photos are on display.

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Hear the broadcast from January 15th, 2015, plus another hour of memories from friends and colleagues of the creator and host of WVIK's Art Talks.

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Hero Street Film Premiere

Jan 14, 2015
Fourth Wall Films

A film about local soldiers, by a local film production company, will be shown for the first time Thursday night. Together with WQPT-tv, Fourth Wall Films from Moline, will premiere "Letters Home from Hero Street," based on letters between Frank Sandoval from Silvis and his family during World War Two.

Scribble: Barbara Arland-Fye

Jan 10, 2015

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Michelle O'Neill

A chance conversation at a New Year's Eve party has turned into decades of priceless publicity for a small college in a far corner of Michigan. 

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Art Talks: Book Artist Andrew Huot

Jan 1, 2015

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