Arts & Culture

Quad City Arts

Art and aviation make a perfect connection at the new Quad City Arts Art at the Airport exhibit with “A Trip Back in Time” at the Quad City International Airport in Moline.

The new exhibit – on display through March 1 – features Drew Morton’s digital drawings of airport runways around the world, Peter Mauney’s time-lapse photographs of airplane arrivals and departures, along with a selection of mid-century modern artifacts on loan from Fred and Ethel’s antiques store in Rock Island, the Putnam Museum in Davenport, and private collections.

City of Davenport

Is there a more fitting song for our tense, troubled times than “Together”, by the contemporary Christian act For King and Country ?

Dance students from Sudlow Junior High School in Davenport and the Creative Arts Academy of the Quad Cities recently did an interpretive dance to the song, and made it into an inspiring video for the Time Capsule of Hope project. The video premiered Monday, Jan. 11 on Paula Sands Live on KWQC.


Surviving 2020 in the QC

Jan 13, 2021

2020 was a difficult and unprecedented year for everyone, and the Midwest Writing Center wants area residents to be part of a new anthology documenting it.

RME Hosts 200th Music Lab

Jan 11, 2021
River Music Experience

Thursday, January 7th was a special day for River Music Experience in Davenport and its nearly 10-month-old Music Lab program.


Figge Art Museum

After a crazy, unprecedented year, the Figge Art Museum in Davenport wants your help in looking back at 2020. 

The new exhibit “2020 Vision: You Are Here, You Are Not Alone” has opened in the Figge’s second-floor Mary Waterman Gildehaus Community Gallery and provides several chances for visitors to participate and contribute in person or from home. It offers an opportunity to think, reflect, and create in the present moment with clarity – with 2020 vision.

Deanery School of Music

Jan 4, 2021
Hannah Holman

Hannah Holman, principal cellist with the Quad City Symphony, got an early Christmas present – the keys to the historic Deanery at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Davenport.

Holman has had a longtime dream to start a new music school, which she did online in September, and she’s executive artistic director of the Quad City Music Academy. Following months of negotiations between the Trinity Episcopal Cathedral Vestry and her academy’s Board of Directors, Holman now has a 15-year lease on the 90-year-old building and it's now known as The Deanery School of Music.

Margo Price

Taylor Swift isn’t the only artist who's released two albums during quarantine.

Even though she didn’t write or record them during the shutdown since March, country-rock star Margo Price released a live album and a new studio record in 2020. The outspoken 38-year-old native of Aledo, Illinois., also has been a powerful voice this year on social media and several media outlets nationwide – addressing urgent issues like racial injustice, Covid-19 financial relief, political polarization, public

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