Arts & Culture


The Orpheum Theatre in Galesburg will host a series of documentary films during the first part of the year. Executive Director Erin Glasnovich said the theatre has shown documentaries in the past but never week-after-week as part of a series.

Scribble: Micah Kiel

Jan 4, 2020


Tagxedo and Michelle O'Neill

Politics, television, and social media were once again rich sources for abuse of the English language during the past year. And they're the main contributors to the latest list of words and phrases, "Banished from the Queen's English for Misuse, Overuse, and General Uselessness.



An exhibit featuring photographs by Chris Rayburn, watercolors by Tim Schiffer, and glass works by John Miller will be displayed Dec 13, 2019 through Jan 24, 2020 at the Quad City Arts’ Rock Island Gallery.


The hilariously irreverent holiday play Santaland Diaries, based on the essay by David Sedaris and adapted for the stage by Joe Mantello, will be performed Dec 12-15, 2019 at the Brunner Theatre Center on the Augustana College campus.  Starring Keenan Odenkirk, this Mississippi Bend Players’ production is certain to entertain as he recounts his experience working at Macy’s in New York City during the busy holiday season dressed as Crumpet the elf.


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