Arts & Culture


Bucktown is Back

Jul 19, 2019
Bucktown Center for the Arts

Another casualty of the flood in downtown Davenport is finally able to welcome customers again. On Wednesday, the Bucktown Center for the Arts on East Second Street re-opened. 

Iowa Dept of Cultural Affairs

The re-development of an old Deere factory has won one of this year's top preservation awards from the state of Iowa. Located in Waterloo, the big, brick 70 year old building was transformed into a stylish, modern hotel.



Kent Krieghauser

A young conductor at the beginning of his career will be the next leader of the Knox-Galesburg Symphony. This week, it announced the hiring of Vlad Vizireanu to be music director.

Courtesy of Simon & Schuster

Rock Island native Caroline Louise Walker recently published her debut novel Man of the Year, which explores the dark undercurrents in the life of Dr. Robert Hart as his life slowly spirals out of control, despite his intense desire to present himself as a model of perfection and competence.


Circa 21's New Season

Jun 25, 2019

Elves, a beast, and Sky Masterson are among the characters that will highlight the new season for Circa 21 Dinner Playhouse in Rock Island. The lineup was announced Monday for the six shows, beginning in November.

Courtesy of Streamline Architects

Streamline Architects is a full-service architectural firm that has expanded recently into the art of fabrication, designing and hand-crafting custom furniture, casework, and lighting for both commercial and residential use.

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