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    With some federal help, the Putnam Museum in Davenport is embarking on a multi-year effort to collect and present local history. Tuesday it announced the receipt of 245,000 dollars from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
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    A local nonprofit will celebrate Davenport neighborhoods by unveiling a new, public work of art.
  • Listen to our conversation here about how his experience working in Guatemala as a Peace Corps volunteer affected his poetry and world view; his concern for the environment and the love of nature that his subsequent career as an agronomist instilled; and the writing community he has discovered in the Quad Cities within the Midwest Writing Center.
  • Listen to our conversation here about how his experience working in Guatemala as a Peace Corps volunteer affected his poetry and world view; his concern for the environment and the love of nature that his subsequent career as an agronomist instilled; and the writing community he has discovered in the Quad Cities within the Midwest Writing Center.
  • Hoping to introduce more people to classical music and build its audience, the Quad City Symphony Orchestra has started a new program called CAP, or Concert Access Pass. Members of ten partner organizations can receive up to four free tickets for any concert.
  • The east side of the Figge Museum of Art in Davenport has been restored to its original appearance. Very early in the morning of June 6th, gun shots fired from a parking garage across the street broke ten of the building's exterior windows.
  • Listen to the conversation here with Bassel Almadani about the deeply meaningful contributions that immigrants make within their adoptive countries; how he creatively connects a difficult and often dark subject matter with music that is inherently light and upbeat; and the empathy and understanding that he hopes to inspire through his music.
  • Listen to the conversation here with Bassel Almadani about the deeply meaningful contributions that immigrants make within their adoptive countries; how he creatively connects a difficult and often dark subject matter with music that is inherently light and upbeat; and the empathy and understanding that he hopes to inspire through his music.
  • Listen to the conversation here with Ariel Arbisser about the joys of songwriting, the unique training that a cappella groups provided her both collegiately and professionally, and her work as a performance coach in Ithaca, NY.
  • Listen to the conversation here with Ariel Arbisser about the joys of songwriting, the unique training that a cappella groups provided her both collegiately and professionally, and her work as a performance coach in Ithaca, NY.