School children, service club members, and other local residents are learning this week about the dance and music of Spain. The Ensemble Espanol Spanish Dance Theater has come to the Quad Cities as part of this year's Quad City Arts Visiting Artist Program.
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.
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.
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.
Remembering Bruce Carter - Broadcast:
Remembrances of Bruce by Steve Banks, Ann Boaden, Audrey Brown, Gary Burlingame, Kyle Carter, Steve Couch, Dale Haake, Bill Hannan, Tom Hempel, Ralph Iaccarino, Ellis Kell, Katie Kiley, Rob Lipnick, Salvatore Marici, Marc Nelson, Terry Rathje, and Dick Stahl.
Remembering Bruce Carter - Web Extra:
Remembrances of Bruce by Pat Bereskin, Brad Bisbee, Gloria Burlingame, Larry DeVilbiss, Trisha Georgiou, Glorie Iaccarino, Susan McPeters, Randy Richmond, and Ellen Tsagaris; Terry Rathje reads a message from John Deason; more from Rob Lipnick and Bill Hannan; and Jim Peterson and Dave Garner talk about engineering Art Talks.
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.