Arts & Culture

Zach Wilson, WVIK News

The Mississippi Valley Fair is celebrating its 100th year. Opening today, the fair will run for six days through Sunday. 

Davenport Junior Theatre and ComedySportz Quad Cities

ComedySportz Quad Cities and the Davenport Junior Theatre are teaming up to create a new show, "ComedySportz for Kids."

The Spotlight Theatre Company is midway through their second season, with Matilda:  The Musical opening on August 2, 2019.  Located in the iconic building that was previously the Scottish Rite Cathedral in Moline, just west of the I-74 bridge, productions are performed in a meticulously crafted auditorium built by the Masonic organization.

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.