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ILLINOIS POLITICS By Rich Miller
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Illinois’ Democratic Primary Sees Many Wins for Team Madigan
T
he oddest political couple in all of Illinois Representative Cynthia Soto (D-Chicago) narrowly defeated a progressive challenger. Representative Mary Flowers (D-Chicago)
did pretty well in last Tuesday’s Democratic with Delia Ramirez by 27 points. They buried And with Assessor Berrios defeated, that’s triumphed by over 65 points. Representative
primary. machine-linked Senator Martin Sandoval’s one less issue that Governor Bruce Rauner will Thaddeus Jones (D-Calumet City) dominated
Two years ago, progressive firebrand Cook (D-Chicago) daughter Angel by 15 points in have against Madigan’s favored gubernatorial with a 29-point victory. Madigan lieuten-
County Commissioner Chuy Garcia helped lead the race to replace Garcia on the county board candidate JB Pritzker, who won last week by 18 ant Representative Bob Rita (D-Blue Island)
Bernie Sanders’ Democratic campaign in the despite massive spending by. They won a judicial points over two public Madigan haters: Chris thrashed his opponent by a whopping 53 points
Chicagoland area and was eventually named a race. And of course, Garcia walked away with Kennedy and Senator Daniel Biss. despite countless negative news stories about
national Sanders media surrogate. his own congressional nomination by 45 points. Madigan also won some House races against his past.
At the same time, Garcia also endorsed Speaker Madigan carried Mayor Rahm Democratic candidates who talked openly The one candidate Madigan reportedly didn’t
House Speaker Michael Madigan against a well- Emanuel to victory in the 13th Ward in Eman- about opposing him. want to win in the crowded primary race to
funded Democratic primary opponent. uel’s 2015 race against Garcia, but after Garcia Madigan’s 17th House District candidate Jen- replace retiring House Majority Leader Barbara
“Now more than ever,” Garcia said in a state- endorsed Madigan in 2016, Madigan allied with nifer Gong Gershowitz won by almost 600 votes Flynn Currie (D-Chicago) was Flynn Rush, the
ment back then, “local families need Michael Garcia on some of this year’s races, including over Candance Chow, who had vowed to vote son of U.S. Representative Bobby Rush. The
Madigan in the State Capitol fighting for them.” the defeat of Sandoval. against Madigan for House Speaker. Madigan’s younger Rush lost to Curtis Tarver by nine
It was mainly a marriage of convenience. There was admittedly nothing that Madigan candidate Lamont Robinson won a four-way points.
Madigan needed help with his ward’s Latino could do to help Berrios outside of the 13th primary to replace Lt. Governor nominee As far as I can tell, not a single anti-Madigan
voters, and Garcia had some plans of his own Ward (which Berrios won with 56 percent). Juliana Stratton by 14 points. Madigan’s bitter candidate won a House Democratic primary
that Madigan could help him with. Madigan Berrios had become so toxic that even several foe Ken Dunkin came in third in that primary, last week.
also likely wanted to make sure that Garcia’s politicians who’d endorsed him wouldn’t put his scoring just 18 percent. As I write this, nobody has yet compiled
future plans didn’t include trying to knock him name on their election-day palm cards for fear Jill Bernal had pledged to vote against Democratic state central committee race results,
off his perch. of alienating voters they needed for other races. Madigan, but she lost to the pro-Madigan Lance so we don’t yet know how Madigan fared there.
Garcia, along with his allies in the Bernie And Representative Burke was beyond saving Yednock by 15 points to take on freshman So stay tuned on that, because Madigan is the
Sanders Our Revolution organization, ran the as well. Progressive Latinos are demanding their Representative Jerry Long (R-Streator). state-party chairman and several folks were
table in Cook County last week. own representation. But because of Madigan’s Madigan’s ally Representative Lisa Hernan- running to topple him.
They helped trounce Cook County Assessor relationship with Garcia, it’s a fairly safe bet that dez (D-Cicero) fended off her primary opponent
Joe Berrios by almost 12 points. They soundly Aaron Ortiz, who beat Burke, won’t be a thorn by 15 points. The House Speaker’s favored Rich Miller also publishes Capitol Fax, a daily
defeated Representative Dan Burke, the younger in Madigan’s side when he takes office next year. candidate to replace retiring Representative political newsletter, and CapitolFax.com.
brother of one of the most powerful Democrats Without Madigan and the hundreds of pre- Carol Sente (D-Vernon Hills), Daniel Didech,
in Chicago (Alderman Ed Burke, who they are
going after next). They cruised through a hotly
cinct captains he controls, Congressman Dan
Lipinski would be polishing up his thin résumé
prevailed by 21 points. His candidate to take on
Representative Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro),
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VISUAL ARTS Scholar Talk: Ali Hasan, Ph.D., Hasan, associate Reception: Supplies for Viable Living, free; for Ambrose University, 2101 Gaines St., Davenport IA, SAU.
professor of philosophy and director of graduate information, contact Christopher Reno at 563-333- edu/art/morrissey-gallery, 5pm Thu Apr 26
studies at the University of Iowa, will discuss a way of 6444 or catich@sau.edu, Catich Gallery - St. Ambrose
Openings & Gallery Events doing things together called collective action -- what University, 2101 Gaines St., Davenport IA, SAU.edu/art/ Scholar Talk: Ilona Katzew, Ph.D., Katzew, curator
is it exactly, and why should we care; with a 6:45pm morrissey-gallery, 5pm Thu Apr 12 and department head, Latin American Art at the Los
Curator Talk: Lauren Freese, Ph.D., Freese, assistant performance by Dancers in Company and a 7:30pm Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), will discuss
professor of art history at the University of South post-performance talk-back; for information, call 563- The Moving Crew: Supplies for Viable Living, free; the City of Davenport’s Spanish Viceregal collection; for
Dakota, presents “Exploring the Visual Culture of Grains: 326-7804, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport for information, contact Christopher Reno at 563-333- information, call 563-326-7804, Figge Art Museum, 225
Selections from ‘Boiled, Baked & Brewed’“ in conjunction IA, FiggeArtMuseum.org, 6pm Thu Apr 5 6444 or catich@sau.edu, Catich Gallery - St. Ambrose W. 2nd St., Davenport IA, FiggeArtMuseum.org, 6:30pm
with the exhibition “’Boiled, Baked, & Brewed: Grains University, 2101 Gaines St., Davenport IA, SAU.edu/art/ Thu Apr 26
in Art’” on display in the UIMA galleries at the Figge Recognition Day for Young Artists at the Figge morrissey-gallery, 4pm Thu Apr 12
until April 1; free; for information, call 563-326-7804, 2018: Davenport Schools, held in conjunction with Final Friday at Bucktown, featuring the Bucktown
Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport IA, the exhibition of works by elementary art students; free Meet the Artist Series, meet the five newest Iowa Wine Walk, musical humorist Steve Couch, flowers…
FiggeArtMuseum.org, 6:30pm Thu Mar 29 with $4-7 museum admission; for information, call 563- Arts Council fellows as they crisscross the state this Bucktown Center for the Arts, 6pm Fri Apr 27
326-7804, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport year to display and discuss their work: River Breitbach,
Thursdays at the Figge, art-themed activities, IA, FiggeArtMuseum.org, noon Sun Apr 8 Jennifer Drinkwater, Jack Meggers, Lee Running, and
discussions, tours, refreshments, and more; guests Rachel Yoder; free; for information, call 563-326-7804, Exhibits & Shows
are invited to experience the current exhibitions Bad Art Night at the Library, join us and use our Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport IA,
and permanent collection gallery as well as shop the stockpile of leftover art supplies… Rock Island Public FiggeArtMuseum.org, 2:30pm Sat Apr 14 Currently on Display
Museum Store; free; for information, call 563-326- Library - Downtown Library, 5:30pm Wed Apr 11
7804, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport IA, Recognition Day for Young Artists at the Figge Balance + Place: Lori Roderick & Zaiga Minka
FiggeArtMuseum.org, 5pm Thu Mar 29 thru Thu Apr 26 Brand Boeshaar Scholarship Reception and 2018: Rock Island & Milan Schools, held in Thorson, exhibit or ceramics and paintings; Wed.-Sat.
Artists Talk for the 40th Annual Rock Island Art conjunction with the exhibition of works by elementary 11am-6pm; free; for information, call 563-424-1210
Final Friday at Bucktown, featuring the Women Guild Fine Arts Exhibition, join in the celebration of art students; free with $4-7 museum admission; for or e-mail info@midcoast.org, Midcoast at Bucktown
Artists of Bucktown, a gallery talk by… Bucktown Center high school art student scholarship winners and view information, call 563-326-7804, Figge Art Museum, 225 Gallery, Bucktown Center for the Arts, 225 E. 2nd St.,
for the Arts, 6pm Fri Mar 30 their portfolios before heading up to the Rock Island W. 2nd St., Davenport IA, FiggeArtMuseum.org, noon Davenport IA, MidCoast.org, thru Fri Mar 30
Art Guild Fine Arts Exhibition to hear from exhibiting Sun Apr 15
Free Senior Day, with a 1:30pm Gallery Tour and a artists about their works on display; 5:30pm reception, Glen Lowry: Print & Paint, painting exhibition;
2:30pm film; seniors also get 10% off in the Museum 6:30pm artists talk; free with $4-7 museum admission; Artist Q&A: St. Ambrose University Senior Honors Wed.-Sat. 11:30am-5:30pm; free; for information, call
Store and Figge Cafe; for information, call 563-326- for information, call 563-326-7804, Figge Art Museum, Exhibit, free; for information, contact Christopher Reno 563-424-1210 or e-mail info@midcoast.org, MidCoast
7804, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport IA, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport IA, FiggeArtMuseum.org, at 563-333-6444 or catich@sau.edu, Catich Gallery - St. Gallery West, 1629 2nd Ave., Rock Island IL, MidCoast.
FiggeArtMuseum.org, 1:30pm Thu Apr 5 5:30pm Thu Apr 12 Ambrose University, 2101 Gaines St., Davenport IA, SAU. org, thru Sat Mar 31
edu/art/morrissey-gallery, 4pm Thu Apr 26
Reception & Awards Ceremony: 41st Annual High Reception and Awards Presentation: Black Hawk Handicapped Development Center, exhibit
School Art Invitational, this exhibition features College Student Art Exhibition, held in conjunction Reception: St. Ambrose University Senior Honors of works by area artists; Mon -Fri, 6am-7:30pm, Sat,
exemplary works of art selected by each… Quad City with the exhibit of recent works; for… Black Hawk Exhibit, free; for information, contact Christopher Reno 8am-5:30pm, Sun. 9am-5pm; for information, call 563-
Arts Center, 6:30pm Thu Apr 5 College ArtSpace Gallery, 4pm Thu Apr 12 at 563-333-6444 or catich@sau.edu, Catich Gallery - St. 424-1210 or e-mail info@midcoast.org, MidCoast Centre
Station Gallery, 1200 River Dr, Moline IL, MidCoast.org,
thru Sat Mar 31

Boiled, Baked, & Brewed, a University of Iowa
Museum of Art exhibition on the visual culture of
grains; specifically wheat, corn, and rice; Tue.-Sat.
10am-5pm, Thu. 10am-9pm, Sun. noon-5pm; free with
$4-7 museum admission; for information, call 563-326-
7804, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport IA,
FiggeArtMuseum.org, thru Sun Apr 1

Tami Schmidt: Symphony Under the Cathedral,
exhibit of recent works; for information, contact Zaiga…
Black Hawk College ArtSpace Gallery, thru Fri Apr 6

Material Conversations, exhibit will display the work
of Augustana studio art and graphic design faculty;
featuring works by Kelvin Mason, Vickie R. Phipps,
Megan Quinn, Trew Schriefer, Rowen Schussheim-
Anderson, Corrine Smith, Ronda Wright-Phipps, and
Peter Tong Xiao; held in conjunction with the exhibit
displaying the work of Augustana studio art and
graphic design faculty; Fri. & Sat. noon-4pm and by
appointment; free; for information, call 309-794-7400,
Augustana College Teaching Museum of Art, 3703
7th Ave., Rock Island IL, Augustana.edu/locations/
augustana-teaching-museum-art, thru Sat Apr 7

The Supplies of Viable Living, this exhibit explores
the history of the Sears Roebuck & Company Catalog
through a hand-printed scroll, an actual catalog, where
customers can order products created by The Moving
Crew on demand; Tue.-Fri. 9am-5pm, Sat. 10am-4pm;
free; for information, contact Christopher Reno at
Nova Singers @ Davenport’s St. Paul Lutheran Church -- April 15 563-333-6444 or catich@sau.edu, Catich Gallery - St.
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Ambrose University, 2101 Gaines St., Davenport IA, SAU. Ave., Rock Island IL, MidCoast.org, Sun Apr 1 thru Mon
edu/art/catich-gallery, thru Fri Apr 13 Apr 30

History of the Davenport NAACP, the exhibition Black Hawk College Student Art Exhibition,
includes memorabilia from 1916 to the present, exhibit of recent works; for information, contact Zaiga…
including images of the original 1918 charter application Black Hawk College ArtSpace Gallery, Mon Apr 9 thru
and the by-laws and constitution of the Davenport Mon Apr 30
branch; a collage wall of documents, letters and images
offers insight into the difficulties encountered by the Young Artists at the Figge 2018: Rock Island &
city’s first organizers, whose tenacity in an adverse Milan Schools, exhibition of works by elementary art
environment resulted in the formation of the Davenport students; sponsored by Mark and Deborah Schwiebert;
branch of the NAACP; Tue.-Sat. 10am-5pm, Thu. 10am- Tue.-Sat. 10am-5pm, Thu. 10am-9pm, Sun. noon-5pm;
9pm, Sun. noon-5pm; free with $4-7 museum admission; free with $4-7 museum admission; for information,
for information, call 563-326-7804, Figge Art Museum, call 563-326-7804, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St.,
225 W. 2nd St., Davenport IA, FiggeArtMuseum.org, thru Davenport IA, FiggeArtMuseum.org, Sat Apr 14 thru
Sun Apr 22 Sun Apr 22

The Magical Glow of Fireflies, nature photographs St. Ambrose University Senior Honors Exhibit,
of fireflies by Czech Republic… Bereskin Gallery & Art Tue.-Fri. 9am-5pm, Sat. 10am-4pm; free; for information,
Academy, thru Sat Apr 28 contact Christopher Reno at 563-333-6444 or catich@
sau.edu, Catich Gallery - St. Ambrose University, 2101
Wynn Bullock: Revelations, this exhibition Gaines St., Davenport IA, SAU.edu/art/catich-gallery, Thu
represents the most comprehensive assessment of Apr 19 thru Mon Apr 30
photographer Wynn Bullock’s (1902-1975) extraordinary
career in nearly 40 years, and is the first major exhibition 2018 Senior Art Exhibition, exhibit of Senior Inquiry
of his work to be held in Iowa; Tue.-Sat. 10am-5pm, projects of the Class of 2018 graphic design and studio
Thu. 10am-9pm, Sun. noon-5pm; free with $4-7 art majors; Fri. & Sat. noon-4pm and by appointment;
museum admission; for information, call 563-326- free; for information, call 309-794-7400, Augustana
7804, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport IA, College Teaching Museum of Art, 3703 7th Ave., Rock
FiggeArtMuseum.org, thru Sun Apr 29 Island IL, Augustana.edu/locations/augustana-teaching-
museum-art, Fri Apr 20 thru Mon Apr 30
40th Annual Rock Island Art Guild Fine Arts
Exhibition, the exhibition was open to artists within a Mary Kline Misol, painting exhibition by the artist
150-mile radius of the Quad Cities, and was juried from from Des… Bereskin Gallery & Art Academy, Sat Apr 28
online submissions; this year’s exhibition juror is Dr. thru Mon Apr 30
Patricia McDonnell, director of the Wichita Art Museum;
Tue.-Sat. 10am-5pm, Thu. 10am-9pm, Sun. noon-5pm;
free with $4-7 museum admission; for information, Classes
call 563-326-7804, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St.,
Davenport IA, FiggeArtMuseum.org, thru Mon Apr 30 Animal Art with Air-Dry Clay, Apr. 3 & 10, for ages 8
& older with… Black Hawk College - Quad City Campus,
Georgia O’Keeffe: Flower Abstraction, 1924, 6pm Tue Apr 3
view the landmark painting by O’Keeffe, on view in
the American Scene Gallery, on loan from the Whitney Mixed Media Calligraphy, Tuesdays thru Apr. 17;
Museum of American Art; Tue.-Sat. 10am-5pm, Thu. through example and practice, artist Amy Nielsen will
10am-9pm, Sun. noon-5pm; free with $4-7 museum show you how to incorporate calligraphic script with
admission; for information, call 563-326-7804, traditional media such as painting, drawing and collage,
Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport IA, to make art that mixes design concepts with the written
FiggeArtMuseum.org, thru Mon Apr 30 word; expand your favorite poem or quotation with a
visual element in this engaging art experience; $60-70;
Joseph Lappie: Personal Mythologies, more than for information and to register, contact Heather at
a decade’s worth of carved woodblocks, artist’s books, haaronson@figgeartmuseum.org or 563-345-6630,
and prints by Lappie, an associate professor of art at St. Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport IA,
Ambrose University; Tue.-Sat. 10am-5pm, Thu. 10am- FiggeArtMuseum.org, 6pm Tue Apr 3
9pm, Sun. noon-5pm; free with $4-7 museum admission;
for information, call 563-326-7804, Figge Art Museum, Paint a Galaxy, learn how to paint a colorful galaxy
225 W. 2nd St., Davenport IA, FiggeArtMuseum.org, thru using simple watercolor… Fairmount Street Library, 2pm
Mon Apr 30 Tue Apr 3

Steve Sinner: Master Woodturner, the exhibition Watercolor Basics 101, with instructor Bob Zeidler;
highlights nearly 30 examples of Sinner’s solo work and after years of study, exposure to… Bereskin Gallery & Art
collaborations as well as his innovations within the art Academy, 6pm Tue Apr 3
form; Tue.-Sat. 10am-5pm, Thu. 10am-9pm, Sun. noon-
5pm; free with $4-7 museum admission; for information, Drawing Animals, Wednesdays thru Apr. 25; $39; for
call 563-326-7804, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., information and to register,… Black Hawk College - Quad
Davenport IA, FiggeArtMuseum.org, thru Mon Apr 30 City Campus, 10am Wed Apr 4

Tilly Woodward - David Zahn - Cindy Lesperance Wine & Art: Printmaking – Ink, Print & Repeat!,
- Carol Hamilton - Brad Hook, exhibit of paintings by with instructor Meghan Purcell; enjoy a studio class
Woodward, sculpture by Zahn, and encaustic works … paired with a glass of wine, light hors d’oeuvres, and
Quad City Arts Art @ the Airport, thru Mon Apr 30 socializing; $20; for information, call 563-326-7804 x
2045, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport IA,
FiggeArtMuseum.org, 6pm Thu Apr 5
Opening in March & April
Artists with Special Needs Classes, Fridays thru Apr.
41st Annual High School Art Invitational, this 27, with instructor Pat Bereskin; four weeks… Bereskin
exhibition features exemplary works of art selected Gallery & Art Academy, 3pm Fri Apr 6
by each… Quad City Arts Center, Fri Mar 30 thru Mon
Apr 30 Mosaics, Apr. 7 & 14; instructor Mary Stringer will share
tips on how to arrange broken ceramic pieces, small tiles
Young Artists at the Figge 2018: Davenport and glass bits into flowing, colorful designs on a variety
Schools, exhibition of works by elementary art of shaped bases, including trays, frames, bowls, terra
students; sponsored by The Horan Family; Tue.-Sat. cotta pieces and crosses; you are encouraged to bring
10am-5pm, Thu. 10am-9pm, Sun. noon-5pm; free with old plates, jewelry, or found objects that are special to
$4-7 museum admission; for information, call 563-326- you to add a personal touch to your mosaic creations;
7804, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport IA, $70-80; for information and to register, contact Heather
FiggeArtMuseum.org, Sat Mar 31 thru Sun Apr 8 at haaronson@figgeartmuseum.org or 563-345-6630,
Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport IA,
Lisa Mahar, mixed-media exhibit; Wed.-Sat. 11am-6pm; FiggeArtMuseum.org, 10am Sat Apr 7
free; for information, call 563-424-1210 or e-mail info@
midcoast.org, Midcoast at Bucktown Gallery, Bucktown Pattern Reading for Crocheting, Apr. 12 & 19; $28; for
Center for the Arts, 225 E. 2nd St., Davenport IA, information and to register,… Black Hawk College - Quad
MidCoast.org, Sun Apr 1 thru Mon Apr 30 City Campus, 5:30pm Thu Apr 12

Peter T. Xiao, painting exhibition; Wed.-Sat. 11:30am- Adult Sewing: Basics, learn basic sewing skills, sewing
5:30pm; free; for information, call 563-424-1210 or e-mail machine and tool basics, sew… Silvis Public Library, 2pm
info@midcoast.org, MidCoast Gallery West, 1629 2nd Sat Apr 14
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MUSIC Moeller Nights: CJ Run, concert with the rap singer/

CONTINUED
VISUAL ARTS / Classes songwriter, featuring sets by Taj &… Triple Crown
Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, 7pm Wed Apr 4

Danielle Nicole Band Watercolor Basics 101, with instructor Bob Zeidler;
Sammy Miller & the Congregation, concert with the
Grammy-nominated jazz musicians and his ensemble,
after years of study, exposure to… Bereskin Gallery & Art featuring… The Redstone Room, 7:30pm Wed Apr 4
Friday, April 6, 8p.m. @ The Redstone Room, 129 Main Street, Davenport, IA Academy, 9am Sat Apr 14
Carlisle Evans Peck, concert with the Minneapolis-

W ith Blues Rock Review calling her “a capti- Adult Sewing: Mending & Alterations, learn basic based singer/ songwriter, composer, pianist, and 2014
vating artist with a new take on a familiar mending and alteration skills using a sewing machine;… Augustana graduate, joined by cellist Julia Floberg; $10
Silvis Public Library, 5:30pm Mon Apr 16 suggested donation; for information, call 309-794-7306,
genre” and RockAndBluesMuse.com labeling Ascension Chapel, Augustana College, 3701 7th Ave.,
the musician “a gutsy and emotionally charged Life Drawing, with facilitator Evanny Henningsen; Rock Island IL, CarlisleEvansPeck.com, 6pm Thu Apr 5
singer with a vocal range to die for,” blues rocker $15, or $25 with instruction &… Bereskin Gallery & Art
Danielle Nicole brings her Kansas City outfit the Academy, 1pm Sun Apr 22 Moeller Nights: V.V. Lightbody, concert with the
indie rocker, featuring an opening set by… Triple Crown
Danielle Nicole Band to Davenport’s Redstone Adult Sewing: Reading Patterns, learn basic pattern Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, 7pm Thu Apr 5
Room on April 6, sharing the talents that, this reading skills for sewing machine use; free;… Silvis
past February, made her sophomore solo album Public Library, 5:30pm Mon Apr 23 Wicked Liz & the Bellyswirls, a concert in the Winter
Cry No More the number-one hit on Billboard’s Live @ 5 series; free;… The Redstone Room, 5pm Thu
Top Blues Albums chart. Pinterest, join us in making a popular craft from Apr 5
Pinterest, and… East Moline Public Library, 6pm Wed
Raised in a musical family that included her Apr 25 Danielle Nicole Band, concert with the founding
blues-musician father Bob Schnebelen, Nicole The Danielle Nicole Band @ The Redstone member, lead singer, and bass player… The Redstone
– performing as Danielle Nicole Schnebelen – Room -- April 6 Watercolor Basics 101, with instructor Bob Zeidler; Room, 8pm Fri Apr 6
began her music career in her early teens, singing after years of study, exposure to… Bereskin Gallery & Art
Academy, 6pm Wed Apr 25 Moeller Nights: Buck Meek, concert with the jazz,
at local coffee houses and open-mic nights. In 2000, while active in various other Kansas City-area blues, and outlaw-country musician; $10-15… Triple
bands, she and her brothers Nick and Kris formed the soul-blues ensemble Trampled Under Foot, which Weaving Workshop, make a market basket just in Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, 7pm Fri Apr 6
went on to release a self-titled album in 2006, followed by 2008’s May I Be Excused, 2011’s Wrong Side of time for your trips to the farmers’ market; craftspeople
Blues, two live records, and 2013’s Badlands. The latter title won Contemporary Blues Album of the Year from the QC Basketry Guild will provide the materials QC Ukulele Club, concert as part of the library’s Noon
and know-how to help you make the perfect carryall Day Series; free;… Moline Public Library, noon Fri Apr 6
at the 2014 Blues Music Awards, with Danielle winning the award for Best Instrumentalist: Bass – the
for your fruits, vegetables and flowers; the baskets will
first woman in the awards body’s history ever to do so. be rectangular (15”L x 8”W x 12”H) with a flat bottom Charlie King, award-winning folk singer/songwriter
After signing with Concord Music Group, the newly monikered Danielle Nicole released an and curved handle (9”H); you will have a choice of performs in a concert held in conjunction… Broadway
eponymous debut EP in 2015 featuring keyboardist Mike “Shinetop” Sedovic and drummer Stanton walnut or tea color stains to enhance your natural-cane Presbyterian Church, 7pm Sat Apr 7
Moore of Galactic, and her first solo LP – the New Orleans-recorded soul and blues release Wolf Den – baskets as well as color accents to add a bright note to
your creation; $90-100; for information and to register, QCSO Masterworks VI: Postcards from Russia, the
followed later that year. The album, described by Blues Rock Review as “a fitting tribute to a historic city contact Heather at haaronson@figgeartmuseum.org Quad City Symphony Orchestra and the 2017 Van Cliburn
of innovative music and monumental talents,” reached number-two on Billboard’s Top Blues Albums or 563-345-6630, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., International Piano Competition Medalist Daniel Hsu
chart, and was followed by 2017’s Live at the Gospel Lounge and 2018’s chart-topping Cry No More. Davenport IA, FiggeArtMuseum.org, 10am Sat Apr 28 perform Tchaikovsky’s “Waltz from Swan Lake,” “Piano
The Danielle Nicole Band, featuring multi-instrumentalist Brandon Miller and drummer Rodd Bland, Concerto,” and “Symphony No. 5”; $8-62; for information
and tickets, call 563-322-7276, Adler Theatre, 136 E. Third
plays the Redstone Room on April 6 with an opening set by the Brandon Miller Band. Tickets to the 8
p.m. concert are $10-12, and more information and reservations are available by calling (563)326-1333
or visiting RiverMusicExperience.org.
MUSIC St., Davenport IA, QCSO.org, 8pm Sat Apr 7

No Joy, concert with the Canadian shoegaze band
Concerts featuring Jasamine White-Gluz and Laura… Daytrotter,
8pm Sun Apr 8
Moeller Nights: Colter Wall, country music with
the Canadian singer-songwriter from Swift Current, QCSO Masterworks VI: Postcards from Russia,
Saskatchewan;… Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon the Quad City Symphony Orchestra and the 2017 Van
Motel, 7pm Thu Mar 29 Cliburn International Piano Competition Medalist Daniel
Hsu perform Tchaikovsky’s “Waltz from Swan Lake,”
Powell, a concert in the Winter Live @ 5 series; free;… “Piano Concerto,” and “Symphony No. 5”; $8-39; for
The Redstone Room, 5pm Thu Mar 29 information and tickets, call 563-322-7276, Centennial
Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island IL,
Moeller Nights: Soccer Mommy - Madeline Kenny QCSO.org, 2pm Sun Apr 8
(7pm) - Raccoon Motel One-Year Anniversary
Party: Forrest Kline - Dent May (10pm), Moeller Students Honor Recital, free; for information, contact
Nights presents an evening with bedroom-pop musician Terri Flynn at 563-333-6001 or buesing-flynnterrik@sau.
Sophie Allison and… Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & edu… Galvin Fine Arts Center, 3pm Sun Apr 8
Raccoon Motel, 7pm Fri Mar 30
Moeller Nights: Durand Jones & the Indications,
The Candymakers, rock and soul with the 2011 Iowa concert with the soul, blues, and rock musicians; $12…
Blues Challenge winners,… The Redstone Room, 9pm Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, 7pm Mon
Fri Mar 30 Apr 9

Anthony Gomes, concert with the blues-rock guitarist Moeller Nights: Moon Ruin, concert with Jared
and singer/songwriters, featuring an opening… The Bartman’s rebooted music project; $10-15… Triple
Redstone Room, 8pm Sat Mar 31 Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, 7pm Tue Apr 10

Clint Black, concert with the Grammy-nominated Moeller Nights: Marie/Lepanto, concert with
country-music superstar; $30-70, Rhythm City Casino singer/songwriters Will Johnson and Justin Peter
Resort Event Center, 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport IA, Kinkel-Schuster, featuring… Triple Crown Whiskey Bar &
RhythmCityCasino.com, 8pm Sat Mar 31 Raccoon Motel, 7pm Wed Apr 11

Moeller Nights: 4ontheFloor - Vandoliers, concert Moeller Nights: Dave Hause, concert with the punk
with the bass-drum-playing rockers from Minneapolis… and rock singer/songwriter; $15-20… Triple Crown
Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, 7pm Sat Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, 7pm Thu Apr 12
Mar 31
Black Hawk College Jazz Band, free; for information,
Moeller Nights: Mothers, concert with the folk, contact Dr. Edgar Crockett at 309-796-5479… Cool Beanz
experimental, and indie-rock musicians; $12-15… Triple Coffeehouse, 6pm Thu Apr 12 thru Thu Apr 26
Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, 7pm Sun Apr 1
Casual Classics Concert VI, with Matthew Hartman
Moeller Nights: Marty O’Reilly & the Old Soul on trumpet and Marian Lee on piano;… Galvin Fine Arts
Orchestra, concert with the roots-music quartet based Center, 5pm Fri Apr 13
in Santa Cruz, California;… Triple Crown Whiskey Bar &
Raccoon Motel, 7pm Tue Apr 3 Geographer, concert with Mike Deni’s American synth
pop/indie rock band based… Daytrotter, 8pm Fri Apr 13
Kansas, chart-topping progressive rockers perform
on their Leftoverture 40th Anniversary Tour; $40-95; for Nick Moss Band, electric blues musicians in concert;
tickets, call 800-745-3000, Adler Theatre, 136 E. Third St., $12-15; for tickets and information,… The Redstone
Davenport IA, AdlerTheatre.com, 8pm Wed Apr 4 Room, 8pm Fri Apr 13
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The Manny Lopez Big Band, Lopez and his 13 piece
big band will be playing… The Circa ‘21 Speakeasy, 6pm
Fri Apr 13

Killer of Giants: Ozzy Osbourne Tribute, concert
with the rock and metal tribute musicians $10; for… The
Redstone Room, 9pm Sat Apr 14

Moeller Nights: Caitlin Rose, concert with the
Nashville-based country singer, featuring opening sets
by… Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, 7pm
Sat Apr 14

The Nirvana Experience, concert with the Houston-
based Nirvana tribute musicians; $15 + fees, Rhythm City
Casino Resort Event Center, 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport
IA, RhythmCityCasino.com, 8pm Sat Apr 14

Classical Moods String Quartet, concert with
quartet members Dorie Dettmann, violin I, Catherine
Seyfert,… Grace Lutheran Church, 3pm Sun Apr 15

Nova Singers: Our Earth, Our Home, Galesburg’s
professional 21-voice ensemble presents a concert
celebrating the beauty… St. Paul Lutheran Church -
Davenport, 4pm Sun Apr 15

Polyrhythms’ Third Sunday Jazz Workshop &
Matinee Series, featuring a 3pm Jazz Demystifying
Workshop ($5 for adults, free for… The Redstone Room,
3pm Sun Apr 15

Senior Recital: Pianist Alex Reed, free; for
information, contact Terri Flynn at 563-333-6001 or
Tedeschi Trucks Band @ the Adler Theatre - April 17
buesing-flynnterrik@sau.edu… Galvin Fine Arts Center,
2pm Sun Apr 15
Victor Wooten, RME & Polyrhythms presents an Trax from the Stax, a music-listening program Brown Bag Lunch Discussions featuring Dr. Peter
Moeller Nights: The Wild Reeds, concert with the evening with the funk and… The Redstone Room, 8pm designed to provide the opportunity to share… Kivisto, Kivisto from Augustana will be discussing his
indie folk band from Los Angeles, featuring… Triple Wed Apr 25 Bettendorf Public Library, 7:30pm Thu Apr 19 new book “The… Midwest Writing Center, 11:30am Thu
Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, 7pm Mon Apr 16 Apr 19
Akropolis Reed Quintet, concert with the award- Victor Wooten Master Class & Workshop, RME &
Caroline Rose & the Go Rounds, concert with the winninn ensemble founded in 2009 at the… Galvin Fine Polyrhythms presents a music workshop with the funk… Fandom Book Club, eek out with other teen readers
alternative and psychedelic-Americana musician; $10 Arts Center, 7:30pm Thu Apr 26 RME (River Music Experience), Wed Apr 25 about Percy Jackson, Harry… Davenport Public Library -
adv /… The Redstone Room, 8pm Tue Apr 17 Main, 4pm Mon Apr 23
Glenview Middle School Mariachi Band Concert,

LITERARY ARTS
Ryan Harris Brown, concert with the Nashville based free; for information, call 309-524-2470… Moline Public April Henry Author Visit: What Doesn’t Kill You:
singer/songwriter in support of his debut full-length… Library, 6:30pm Thu Apr 26 One Writer’s (Sometimes Crazy) Dedication to
RME Community Stage, 6pm Tue Apr 17 Getting it Righ, an evening with New York Times
Moeller Nights: Broncho, concert with the indie rock Readings & Discussions bestselling author; free; for… Fairmount Street Library,
Tedeschi Trucks Band, concert with the Grammy- band based in Norman, Oklahoma, featuring… Triple 6pm Tue Apr 24
winning 12-piece ensemble led by the husband-and- Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, 7pm Thu Apr 26 Entangled Minds: Extrasensory Experiments in a
wife team of guitarist Derek Trucks and guitarist-singer Quantum Reality, a discussion of Dean Radin’s book Spirits of the Earth, a discussion of Robert Lake-
Susan Tedeschi; $32.50-84.50; for tickets, call 800-745- Kweku Collins, concert with the 20-year-old rapper/ with the Quad Cities Institute of… Cafe Indigo, 5:30pm Thom’s book with the Environmental Book Club;… River
3000, Adler Theatre, 136 E. Third St., Davenport IA, producer/songwriter from Evanston, IL, featuring Thu Mar 29 Action, 7pm Tue Apr 24
AdlerTheatre.com, 8pm Tue Apr 17 opening… Daytrotter, 8pm Fri Apr 27
Murder & Mayhem in Scott County, Iowa, local Jane Eyre, a discussion of Charlotte Bronte’s book with
Euforquestra, concert with the modern-funk Moeller Nights: The Blackfoot Gypsies, concert historian John Brassard Jr. will be sharing stories from… the Adult Book… LeClaire Community Library, 6:30pm
musicians from Iowa City, featuring an… The Redstone with the four-piece rock band from Nashville; $10-15… LeClaire Community Library, 6:30pm Thu Mar 29 Wed Apr 25
Room, 8:30pm Thu Apr 19 Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, 7pm Fri
Apr 27 Small Great Things, a discussion of Jodi Picoult’s Last Monday Book Club Discussion, light
Bucktown Revue, a quintessentially Quad Cities show book with the Alpha Book… Rock Island Public Library - refreshments will be paired with good conversation;
featuring premier Midwestern singer/songwriters and… QCSO: A Space Odyssey, a fun-filled and visually Downtown Library, 3pm Mon Apr 2 books for… Silvis Public Library, 6:30pm Mon Apr 30
Nighswander Theatre, 7pm Fri Apr 20 inspiring family concert exploring the music of space,
including well-known music from “Star Wars,” “2001: A RIPL Connected, on Tuesdays; log in to talk with Jason
Moeller Nights: Michigander, concert with the Space Odyssey,” and more; $3-20; for information and from the… 6pm Tue Apr 3 thru Tue Apr 24 Workshops & Classes
indie rocker, featuring an opening set by… Triple Crown tickets, call 563-322-7276, Adler Theatre, 136 E. Third St.,
Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, 7pm Fri Apr 20 Davenport IA, QCSO.org, 2:30pm Sat Apr 28 Stranger Than Fiction Book Club, the club takes Quad Cities Writers Group, on the 1st & 3rd Mondays
a look at the world we’re living in… Fairmount Street of the month; dedicated… Davenport Public Library -
Rude Punch, Davenport-based reggae musicians in Moeller Nights: Rogue Wave, concert with the Library, 6:30pm Thu Apr 5 Eastern Avenue Branch, 5:30pm Mon Apr 2 and Mon
concert, featuring opening sets by The… The Redstone California-based indie rockers, performing “Asleep at Apr 16
Room, 9pm Fri Apr 20 Heaven’s… Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, Short & Sweets, discuss short stories while eating
7pm Sun Apr 29 yummy sweets; all registrants receive… Fairmount USA VETS Writers’ Studio, workshop and feedback
Windy City Dueling Pianos, high-energy live music Street Library, 10am Mon Apr 9 group for all past and present military… Midwest Writing
played on two pianos by highly skilled… The Circa ‘21 Black Hawk College Vocal Recital, free; for Center, 1pm Thu Apr 5
Speakeasy, 8pm Fri Apr 20 information, contact Jon Palomaki at 309-796-5478 or Underground Book Club, the club explores fiction
palomakij@bhc.edu, Deere-Wiman Carriage House, 817 of the weird, the under-the-radar, the subversive,… Writer’s Studio, on the 1st & 3rd Saturday of the
Moeller Nights: Angela Meyer, concert with the 11th Ave., Moline IL, BHC.edu, 7:30pm Mon Apr 30 Davenport Public Library - Main, 6:30pm Mon Apr 9 month; listen… Midwest Writing Center, 11am Sat Apr 7
Quad Cities-based country and folk singer/songwriter, and Sat Apr 21
featuring… Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, Booktalk with Tom McKay, local author McKay will
7pm Sat Apr 21 Special Events discuss his new book “West Fork”… East Moline Public
Library, 5:30pm Tue Apr 10 Call for Entry
Moeller Nights: Forlorn Strangers, concert with Afterglow: QCSO Masterworks VI, held immediately
the Nashville-based Americana musicians, featuring after the night’s concert at the Adler Theatre;… Hotel See YA, a book club for adults; find out why so many… Seeking Submissions: Writer’s Block E-Magazine,
an opening set… Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Blackhawk, 9:30pm Sat Apr 7 Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch, MWC is seeking submissions for its annual Writer’s…
Motel, 7pm Sun Apr 22 6:30pm Wed Apr 11 Midwest Writing Center, Sun Apr 1
Concert Conversations: QCSO Masterworks VI,
Quad City Brass Quintet & Friends, featuring attend an informal pre-concert presentation on the Meet the Author: Jill Esbaum, listen to Esbaum read
compositions by Praetorius, Gabrieli, Plog, Ewald,
Riegger, Kamen, Bach,… First Congregational Church -
repertoire, hosted by Kai Swanson; free; for information,
call 563-322-7276, Adler Theatre, 136 E. Third St.,
her newest book “How to Grow… Moline Public Library,
2pm Sat Apr 14 THEATRE
Moline, 3pm Sun Apr 22 Davenport IA, QCSO.org, 7pm Sat Apr 7
National Poetry Month Celebration, with former Performances
Moeller Nights: Lanz, concert with the multi- Concert Conversations: QCSO Masterworks VI, QC Poet Laureate Dale Haake; join fellow poetry…
instrumentalist, featuring sets by The Penny Serfs… attend an informal pre-concert presentation on the Moline Public Library, 6:30pm Tue Apr 17 Clue: The Musical, an interactive musical that invites
Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, 7pm Wed repertoire, hosted by Kai Swanson; free; for information, the audience to help solve… The Black Box Theatre,
Apr 25 call 563-322-7276, Centennial Hall, Augustana College, The Last Child, enjoy a cocktail or two while talking 7:30pm thru Sat Mar 31
3703 7th Ave., Rock Island IL, QCSO.org, 1pm Sun Apr 8 about John Hart’s… Icons Martini, 7pm Tue Apr 17
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Rock Island IL, Augustana.edu, Thu Apr 12 thru Sun
THEATRE / Performances Apr 15 dance adapted from a book… The Black Box Theatre, and improvisational games for ages 17+; $5 or… The
Thu Apr 26 thru Sun Apr 29 Establishment, 9:30pm Sat Apr 7
Sex Please, We’re 60, slapstick farce by Jesse Jones,
Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten,… Richmond Hill Barn The Drowsy Chaperone, Tony-winning spoof of The Late Nite Shows: Shakespeared!, sketch
The Church Basement Ladies in “Rise Up, O Men”, Theatre, Thu Apr 12 thru Sun Apr 22 roaring-’20s musicals, directed by Shelley Cooper and comedy and improvisational games for ages 17+; $5 or…
musical comedy sequel to “Church Basement Ladies,” Michelle Crouch; Fri. & Sat. 7:30pm, Sun. 1:30pm; $12-14; The Establishment, 9:30pm Fri Apr 13
directed by Curt… Circa ‘21 Dinner Playhouse, thru Sun The Laramie Project, drama by Moisés Kaufman and for tickets and information, call 309-794-7306, Brunner
Apr 29 members of the Tectonic Theater… Scott Community Theatre Center, Augustana College, 3750 7th Ave., Rock The Late Nite Shows: True Story, sketch comedy
College’s Black Box Theatre, Fri Apr 13 thru Sun Apr 22 Island IL, Augustana.edu, Fri Apr 27 thru Sun Apr 29 and improvisational games for ages 17+; $5 or… The
The Christians, Lucas Hnath’s drama about faith in Establishment, 9:30pm Sat Apr 14
America, presented in the Barn Owl series, directed by Madagascar: A Musical Adventure, family musical- The Emperor’s New Clothes, student-performed
Alexander Richardson; Fri. & Sat. 7:30pm, Sun. 3pm; $5-8; comedy based on Dreamworks’ animated smash, version of the Hans Christian Andersen story, adapted The Late Nite Shows: Survivor, sketch comedy
for information, call 309-762-0330, Playcrafters Barn directed by Andrea Moore… Circa ‘21 Dinner Playhouse, by… Davenport Junior Theatre, Sat Apr 28 and Sun and improvisational games for ages 17+; $5 or… The
Theatre, 4950 35th Ave., Moline IL, Playcrafters.com, Thu Apr 19 thru Sat Apr 28 Apr 29 Establishment, 9:30pm Fri Apr 20
7:30pm Fri Apr 6 thru Sun Apr 8
Cabaret, Kander & Ebb’s musical classic set in 1930s Frank Caliendo, an evening with the touring
Accidental Death of an Anarchist, Dario Fo’s Berlin, directed… Galvin Fine Arts Center, Fri Apr 20 comedian, actor, and impressionist; $27-47, Rhythm City
farce based on the real-life events surrounding Italian thru Sun Apr 22 Casino Resort Event Center, 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport
railwayman and anarchist Giuseppe Pinelli, directed by Audition & Call for Entry IA, RhythmCityCasino.com, 8pm Sat Apr 21
Keenan Odenkirk; Thu.-Sat. 7:30pm, Sun. 1:30pm; $3-5; King John, the Prenzie Players’ production of
for tickets and information, call 309-794-7306, Honkamp Shakespeare’s history play, directed by… QC Theatre Call for Submissions: Quad City Playwrights Mary Quite Contrary’s Variety Show, for tickets and
Black Box Theatre, Augustana College, 3750 7th Ave., Workshop, Fri Apr 20 thru Sat Apr 28 Festival, seeking original 10-minute scripts for information, call 309-786-7733 extension 2… The Circa
presentation in annual festival on May 12; no ‘21 Speakeasy, 8pm Sat Apr 21
adaptations, scripts may not be excerpts from longer
works; no musicals and plays with copyrighted music The Late Nite Shows: 309, sketch comedy and
or lyrics will be considered; to enter, include a cover improvisational games for ages 17+; $5 or… The
sheet with the playwright’s name, address, and phone Establishment, 9:30pm Sat Apr 21
number; high-school and college students should
identify their schools; scripts will not be returned; mail Speakeasy Laugh Hard Comedy Show, event
to: QCPF c/o Depatrtment of Theatre Arts, Augustana featuring some of the funniest stand up comedians
College, 639 38th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201; e-mail to: from… The Circa ‘21 Speakeasy, 8pm Fri Apr 27
christinamyatt@augustana.edu, Honkamp Black Box
Theatre, Augustana College, 3750 7th Ave., Rock Island IL, The Late Nite Shows: Movie: The Musical, sketch
Augustana.edu, thru Sun Apr 15 comedy and improvisational games for ages 17+; $5 or…
The Establishment, 9:30pm Fri Apr 27
Seeking Designers: Reefer Madness, designers
sought for the musical comedy running June 1 -… QC The Late Nite Shows: The Stand Up Showcase,
Theatre Workshop, thru Sun Apr 15 sketch comedy and improvisational games for ages 17+;
$5 or… The Establishment, 9:30pm Sat Apr 28
Reefer Madness, auditions for the musical comedy
running June 1 - 17,… QC Theatre Workshop, 2pm Sat
Mar 31
MUSEUMS
DANCE Putnam Museum Guild Monthly Tea, this month’s
program will feature Mary Ann McLeod speaking on…
Putnam Museum & Science Center, 1:30pm Thu Mar 29
Ballet Quad Cities School of Dance Classes,
offering classes in Ballet Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Butchers, Bankers, and Brewers: German Business in
Conditioning, Creative… Ballet Quad Cities School of Davenport, from prominent businessmen, to local bar
Dance, Thu Mar 29 thru Mon Apr 30 keepers,… German American Heritage Center, Thu Mar
29 thru Mon Apr 30
Beginning Ballroom Dancing, Tuesdays thru May
8; $52/couple; for information and to register,… Black Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall
Hawk College - Quad City Campus, 7pm Tue Apr 3 of Fame, the most extensive and comprehensive
traveling exhibit ever… Putnam Museum & Science
Defining Dance: Distinctly Ballet Quad Cities, Center, Thu Mar 29 thru Mon Apr 30
Ballet Quad Cities presents a performance of mixed
repertory; for… Scottish Rite Cathedral, 8pm Fri Apr 20
and Sat Apr 21

Afterglow Party for Defining Dance: Distinctly
Ballet Quad Cities, held in celebration of Ballet Quad
Cities’ performance of mixed-repertory… The Planning
Center, 10pm Sat Apr 21

COMEDY
The Late Nite Shows: Nocturne Falls, sketch
comedy and improvisational games for ages 17+; $5 or…
The Establishment, 9:30pm Fri Mar 30

ComedySportz, Fri. & Sat. 7pm; interactive comedy
with the area’s long-running… The Establishment, 7pm
Fri Mar 30 thru Sat Apr 28

The Late Nite Shows: Don’t Try This at Home,
sketch comedy and improvisational games for ages 17+;
$5 or… The Establishment, 9:30pm Sat Mar 31

Circumstantial Comedy Show, on Sundays; for
information, call 563-424-5506… Brew, 10pm Sun Apr 1
thru Sun Apr 29

The Late Nite Shows: It’s Your Fault, sketch comedy
and improvisational games for ages 17+; $5 or… The
Establishment, 9:30pm Fri Apr 6

Open Source Improv, improvisational comedy with
veterans of ComedySportz, Livewire, the Blacklist, and…
The Circa ‘21 Speakeasy, 8pm Sat Apr 7

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In Trunks, Hands, & Hearts: What Immigrants Bring
to Iowa, the display explores immigration through the
objects,… German American Heritage Center, Fri Apr 6
thru Sun Apr 29

Explorers/Explorers Jr: Wilderness Awareness,
workshop in which kids learn about different plants and
the… Putnam Museum & Science Center, 9am Sat Apr 7

Bringing Down the Butcher of Prague, featuring
speakers and professors at Kirkwood Community
College Robinson and… German American Heritage
Center, 2pm Sun Apr 8

Second Saturdays at the German American
Heritage Center, children and students with a valid ID
are welcome to… German American Heritage Center,
10am Sat Apr 14

Family Museum Special Needs Night, the museum
will open its doors after hours for an… Family Museum,
5:30pm Fri Apr 20

A Culinary History of Iowa, presented by Lake City,
Iowa author Darcy Dougherty Maulsby, who serves up…
German American Heritage Center, 2pm Sat Apr 21

Putnam Museum Guild Monthly Tea, this month’s
program will feature Gina Shantz speaking on “High…
Putnam Museum & Science Center, 1:30pm Thu Apr 26

Norwegian Immigrants & Their Experiences, held
in conjunction with the traveling display “In Trunks,
Hands,… German American Heritage Center, 2pm Sun
Moeller Nights presents Rogue Wave @ Triple Crown Whiskey Bar and Raccoon Motel - April 29
Apr 29
7804, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport IA, information, call 800-745-3000, Adler Theatre, 136 E.
FiggeArtMuseum.org, 3:30pm Sun Apr 29 Holy Week Services, with guest evangelist Rev. Dr. Third St., Davenport IA, AdlerTheatre.com, 8pm Fri Apr

MOVIES Songs from the Second Floor, a screening of Roy
Ervin Millsaps of… Second Baptist Church, 7pm Thu
Mar 29
13

Andersson’s dark comedy in the Nordic… Rozz-Tox, 8pm St. Ambrose University Wine Festival Preview
Coffee and a Movie Morning, join us for a cup Sun Apr 29 2018 Duck Hatching Event, the event features a Dinner, $130 includes ticket to May 19 Wine Festival
of coffee and a free… Rock Island Public Library - hatching observation and… John Deere Pavilion, thru event; for… Rogalski Center - St. Ambrose University,
Downtown Library, 9:30am Mon Apr 9 Sat Mar 31 5pm Sat Apr 14

Blade Runner 2049, Dr. Gould and Socratic Society SPORTS Friends of the Silvis Library’s Good Friday Bake Troop 351 Trivia Night, $10/person, 5pm doors, 6pm
members screen and discuss the… Rozz-Tox, 7:30pm Sale, free; for information, call 309-755-3393… Silvis trivia; with walking tacos, a bake… Sunset Lakes Resort,
Tue Apr 10 Quad City Steamwheelers vs. Kansas City Public Library, 9am Fri Mar 30 6pm Sat Apr 14
Phantoms, the Quad Cities’ professional arena football
Guatemala: Land of the Maya, a screening in the team is back after… TaxSlayer Center, 7pm Sat Mar 31 Easter Sunday Sunrise Service, for information, call Retro Gamers Club, an adults-only night of playing
World Adventure Series presented by Brent… Putnam 309-788-0677… Second Baptist Church, Sun Apr 1 video games from the 80s,… Rock Island Public Library -
Museum & Science Center, Tue Apr 10 Quad City Mallards vs. Rapid City Rush, minor- Downtown Library, 5pm Wed Apr 18
league professional ice hockey; $10-30; for tickets, call First Friday in LeClaire, with fun food and cocktail
Movie Matinee, $2-5; for information, call 563-386- 800-745-3000… TaxSlayer Center, 6:35pm Wed Apr 4 sampling at the Mississippi River… Downtown LeClaire, Spring Salad Luncheon, with fruits, vegetable and
7477… CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 1pm Tue Apr 10 5pm Fri Apr 6 lettuce salads, rolls, desserts, coffee, lemonade;…
Quad Cities River Bandits vs. Cedar Rapids Edwards United Church of Christ, 11am Wed Apr 18
Recent Releases, see a film recently released on DVD; Kernels, Class A minor-league baseball; $7-20; for Viva La Divas Drag Show, featuring award-winning
free; for information,… Davenport Public Library - tickets and information, call… Modern Woodmen Park, performers from across the Midwest; $10-12; for Speakeasy Trivia Night w/ Mr. Trivia, participants
Eastern Avenue Branch, 2pm Fri Apr 13 6:35pm Thu Apr 5 and Fri Apr 6 tickets… The Circa ‘21 Speakeasy, 8pm Fri Apr 6 can bring food but no beverages, which must be… The
Circa ‘21 Speakeasy, 6pm Thu Apr 19
The Secret Life of Pets, a screening of the family Quad City Mallards vs. Kalamazoo Wings, minor- Murder in the Mist: A Hauberg Mystery
entertainment in the Interactive Movie… Riverside league professional ice hockey; $10-30; for tickets, call Scavenger Hunt, bring your friends and work together River Action’s Fish & Fire Friend-raiser, the 16th
Foursquare Church, Sat Apr 14 800-745-3000… TaxSlayer Center, 7:05pm Fri Apr 6 at your own pace… Hauberg Civic Center Mansion, 7pm annual event will begin at 5:30pm with a social hour,
Sat Apr 7 silent auction, and cash bar; the catfish dinner catered
30/31 Book Club Movie Night, the movie will be held Quad City Mallards vs. Cincinnati Cyclones, minor- by the Steeplegate Inn’s Frontier Hospitality Group will
at the private home of… Rock Island Public Library - league professional ice hockey; $10-30; for tickets, call Nature Hike, explore seasonal changes at Nahant be at 7pm, followed by presentation of the 19th Annual
30/31 Branch, 6:30pm Wed Apr 18 800-745-3000… TaxSlayer Center, 7:05pm Sat Apr 7 Marsh during a naturalist-led hike… Nahant Marsh, 9am Eddy Awards; $35-50 for adults, $12 for ages 8-16, $425
Sat Apr 7 table of 10; for information and to reserve, call 563-322-
Giant, a screening in the Afternoon Classic Films series; The Harlem Globetrotters, basketball and physical 2969, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport IA,
free; for… Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue comedy with the legendary touring athletes; $22-98;… 2018 Bridal Garage Sale, annual sale for those RiverAction.org, 5:30pm Fri Apr 20
Branch, 2pm Wed Apr 18 TaxSlayer Center, 3pm Sun Apr 8 upcoming brides looking for gently used… CASI (Center
for Active Seniors), 11am Sun Apr 8 Community Shred Day, an opportunity for the public
Cinema at the Figge, presented by Ford Photography; Quad Cities River Bandits vs. Kane County to safely dispose of sensitive… Moline Public Library,
with a 4pm Happy Hour, 5pm Social Hour with craft beer Cougars, Class A minor-league baseball; $7-20; for Quad City Coin Club Annual Spring Coin Show, 9am Sat Apr 21
provided by Wake Brewing, 6pm Short Film Program, tickets and information, call… Modern Woodmen Park, featuring 80 dealer tables with U.S. and foreign coins,
and 7pm Feature Film; free; for information, call 563-326- 6:35pm Mon Apr 9 thru Thu Apr 12 ancient… The Camden Centre, 9am Sun Apr 8 Nahant Marsh Spring Cleanup, volunteer to help
7804, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport IA, with spring cleanup projects around the nature…
FiggeArtMuseum.org, 5pm Thu Apr 19 Quad Cities River Bandits vs. Peoria Chiefs, Women’s Day Church Service w/ Sister Samme Nahant Marsh, 8:30am Sat Apr 21
Class A minor-league baseball; $7-20; for tickets and Montgomery, the theme is “A Wise Woman” taken
Caddyshack, a screening of the comedy hit in the information, call… Modern Woodmen Park, 6:35pm Tue from Proverbs 14:1;… Second Baptist Church, 8am Sun Night Sky Viewing With the Popular Astronomy
Mississippi River Distilling… Mississippi River Distilling Apr 17 thru Thu Apr 19 Apr 8 Club, the Moon, Venus, M37 (large open cluster), Epsilon
Company & Cody Road Cocktail House, 7:30pm Sat Apr Bootis (gold… Niabi Zoo, 7:30pm Sat Apr 21
21 Quad City Steamwheelers vs. Sioux City Bandits, Women’s Day Church Service w/ Dr. Lela Annette
the Quad Cities’ professional arena football team is back Bridges-Webb,, the theme is “A Wise Woman” taken Earth Day: Volunteer Landscape Work Day, we
Classic Movie, $2-5; for information, call 563-386- after… TaxSlayer Center, 7pm Sat Apr 21 from Proverbs 14:1;… Second Baptist Church, 10:45am will be planting new trees, shrubs and flowers and…
7477… CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 1pm Tue Apr 24 Sun Apr 8 Hauberg Civic Center Mansion, 10am Sun Apr 22
Quad Cities River Bandits vs. Cedar Rapids
The Big Short, screening of the Oscar-winning Kernels, Class A minor-league baseball; $7-20; for Recycle the Runway, fourth-annual cocktail-hour QuadCity FoodForest Earth Day Event, we will
financial-crisis comedy; free; for information, call… tickets and information, call… Modern Woodmen Park, fashion show and competition with local designers be planting around 50 fruit and nut trees… QuadCity
Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch, 2pm Fri Apr 27 thru Sun Apr 29 creating… Davenport RiverCenter, 5:30pm Thu Apr 12 FoodForest, 10am Sun Apr 22
Sat Apr 28
Rock Island County 4-H Pork Chop Dinner & Pie Community Shred Day, bring your documents (3

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Rivers and Tides: Andy Goldsworthy Working Auction, purchase a grilled pork chop meal for $8 or a… containers maximum) and they will be… Davenport
with Time, director Thomas Riedelsheimer follows Milan American Legion, 4pm Thu Apr 12 Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch, 11am Tue Apr 24
Andy Goldsworthy as he constructs his art from upstate
New York to his home village in Scotland and questions 2018 Black Hawk College Job Fair, visit dozens Jackson Galaxy, an evening with the host and Community Shred Day, get rid of personal papers
the solitary artist about his inspirations, frustrations, of employers in the gym in Building 3;… Black Hawk executive producer of Animal Planet’s long-running you want to shred securely,… Rock Island Public Library -
and artistic goals; free; for information, call 563-326- College - Quad City Campus, 10am Thu Mar 29 hit show “My Cat From Hell”; $31-56; for tickets and Downtown Library, 11am Wed Apr 25
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OTHER EVENTS author Linda McCann will share how prohibition,…
LeClaire Community Library, 11am Sat Apr 21

Wynn Bullock: Revelations 43rd Stroll Through Springtime, birds will be the
Tour of the City of Moline Water Treatment Plant,
a chance for residents to tour our water treatment
focus of groups from 7-9 am,… Black Hawk State Historic plant… Moline Public Library, 2pm Mon Apr 23
Thursday, March 29, through Sunday, April 29 Site, 7am Sat Apr 28
@ Figge Art Museum, 225 West Second Street, Davenport, IA iCash Booth, a representative from the Illinois State
Community Shred Day, Celebrate National Money Treasurer’s Office will help… Rock Island Public Library -

T he photography of 20th Century photog- Smart Week by participating; there is no… LeClaire Downtown Library, 3pm Mon Apr 23
Community Library, 10am Sat Apr 28
rapher Wynn Bullock is currently included Advanced Social Security Planning, join us during
in more than 90 major museum collections Community Shred Day, bring up to two full boxes to Money Smart Week Quad Cities for a… Rock Island Public
worldwide, and in the Figge’s exhibit Wynn be shredded securely… Silvis Public Library, 10am Sat Library - Downtown Library, 6pm Tue Apr 24
Bullock: Revelations – on display through April 29 Apr 28
I-74 Bridge Progress, IA representative from the Iowa
– museum guests are being treated to the most
Luxotica Lounge Cabaret, for tickets and DOT will present progress photos… Davenport Public
comprehensive assessment of Bullock’s (1902- information, call 309-786-7733 extension 2… The Circa Library - Eastern Avenue Branch, 6:30pm Wed Apr 25
1975) extraordinary career in nearly 40 years, as ‘21 Speakeasy, 8pm Sat Apr 28
well as the first major exhibition of his work to be My Social Security, My Social Security is a free online
held in Iowa. Spirits and Bites: A Date Night with the account that allows… Davenport Public Library - Eastern
Paranormal, learn about the history of the estate and Avenue Branch, 1pm Wed Apr 25
Born in Chicago in 1902, Bullock’s artistic it’s former… Hauberg Civic Center Mansion, 6pm Sat
practice was guided by an interest in the mid- Apr 28 Coffee & Community Conversation, featuring a
20th-Century dialogue about the structure of the report and further discussion about what was learned…
universe and humanity’s place within it. Drawn Wynn Bullock’s “Point Lobos” at the Wine Hop, $20/person… Downtown LeClaire, 4pm Sat Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch, 10am Thu
Figge Art Museum though April 29 Apr 28 Apr 26
to the spirit of experimentation that marked
scientific and philosophical endeavors of his day, Monster Jam, the action-packed live events feature Estate Planning: Do You Need A Will Or Trust?,
Bullock used his knowledge of quantum physics, special relativity, and the space-time continuum as the… TaxSlayer Center, Sat Apr 28 and Sun Apr 29 with Ray Kozicki, a representative of SOFA (Society for
reference points for his own intuitive and personal explorations of the world. Financial… Davenport Public Library - Main, noon Fri
Bullock worked in the American Modernist tradition alongside his colleagues and friends Edward Apr 27
Weston, Harry Callahan, and Ansel Adams and garnered enormous acclaim during his lifetime, yet
the breadth of his career has remained largely in the shadows since his death in 1975. The Figge’s new
LECTURES Coffee & Community Conversation, featuring a
report and further discussion about what was learned…
exhibition surveys the arc of Bullock’s innovative achievements in more than 70 vintage prints, which 2018 Quad Cities Women’s Leadership Rock Island Public Library - 30/31 Branch, 10am Fri Apr
include early experimental works of the 1940s to his late metaphysical photographs of the 1970s. Conference, the event will bring together a group 27
of nationally recognized… Quad-Cities Waterfront
Wynn Bullock: Revelations was curated by Brett Abbott, director of collections and exhibitions at the Convention Center, 7:30am Thu Mar 29 Coffee & Community Conversation, featuring a
Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth, Texas, and former curator of photography at the report and further discussion about what was learned…
High Museum of Art in Atlanta, where the exhibition was organized in collaboration with the Center for Q & A with Pro Wrestler Marek Brave, join us for a Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library, 6pm Mon
Creative Photography, Tucson. Q&A session with professional wrestler Brave,… Rock Apr 30
Museum hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (open until 9 p.m. on Island Public Library - Downtown Library, 12:30pm Sat
Mar 31
Thursdays) and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. For more information on Wynn Bullock: Revelations and the
Figge’s other exhibits, programs, and events, call (563)326-7804 or visit FiggeArtMuseum.org. The Magic of Disney World, Dr. Bruce Storey, the COURSES
underground at Magic Kingdom, housing for cast…
Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library, 2pm Wed Refresher Crocheting, Mar. 29 & Apr. 5; $28; for
Apr 4 information and to… Black Hawk College - Quad City
Campus, 5:30pm Thu Mar 29
Swedish Heritage/History, a Black Hawk College
Lifelong Learner Lunch; 11:30am lunch, 12:15pm Tips for Modifying and Building Sprayers for
presentation;… First Lutheran Church of Moline, Specialty Crops, a presentation in the 2018 Small
11:30am Wed Apr 11 Farms Winter Webinar Series; with Nathan… University
of Illinois Extension - Milan, noon Thu Mar 29
Global Impacts of Art and Design Conference, for
information, contact Renee Meyer Ernst… Galvin Fine Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way, a free
Arts Center, Wed Apr 11 and Thu Apr 12 educational resource for persons interested in creating
or… Genesis Medical Center - East Campus, 3:30pm Thu
Becoming Wise: An Intelligent Conversation Mar 29
About Faith, Health, & Compassion, Peabody Award-
winning host of public radio’s On Being Krista Tippett Forklift Operator Training #186233 or
will… Davenport RiverCenter, 6pm Thu Apr 12 #186234, this course is designed to meet the training
requirements for… EICC Blong Technology Center, Fri
History Talk on the R.I. County Courthouse 1896 Mar 30
- ?, a presentation on what the future may hold for this…
Hauberg Civic Center Mansion, 7pm Thu Apr 12 High Tunnels, Row Covers, & Sustainable Gardening
Practices, Eloise Spurgeon, Knox County Master
The Gifts We Are Given, a Quad Cities Institute of Gardener and owner of Spurgeon… University of Illinois
Noetic Sciences Meeting, with a… Bettendorf Public Extension - Milan, 7pm Mon Apr 2
Library, 6:30pm Thu Apr 12
American Sign Language (ASL) Intermediate,
Brown Bag Discussion Series featuring Kelly and Tuesdays thru May 8; $120; for information and to
Tammy Rundle of Fourth Wall Films, a discussion register,… Black Hawk College - Quad City Campus, 6pm
with the award-winning area filmmakers; bring a sack… Tue Apr 3
Midwest Writing Center, 11:30am Sun Apr 15
Aromatherapy: Using Essential Oils to Energize
Go All in for Earth Day, Dunn Brothers Coffee will Your Life, $19; for information and to register, call 309-
show you how to craft the… Fairmount Street Library, 796-8223… Black Hawk College - Quad City Campus,
noon Tue Apr 17 5:30pm Tue Apr 3

Cut the Clutter, join Dr. Jill M. Bjerke, a Certified Aging Italy (Language and Culture), Wednesdays thru Apr.
in Place… Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue 18; $45; for information and to register,… Black Hawk
Branch, 6:30pm Wed Apr 18 College - Quad City Campus, 2:30pm Wed Apr 4

Financial Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them, OSHA Hazard Communication Standard/GHS
learn insights to these from a representative of SOFA #186338, OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard 29
(Society… Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue CFR 1910.1200 requires employers to… EICC Midwest
Branch, 6pm Wed Apr 18 Center for Public Safety Training, 8am Wed Apr 4

Truth Conference, with keynote speaker Josh RCRA Awareness Training #186356, this RCRA
McDowell, international speaker and author whose… compliance course is designed for large and small…
Calvary Church of the Quad Cities, 7pm Fri Apr 20 EICC Midwest Center for Public Safety Training, 1am Wed
Apr 4
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CONNECT FOR FREE
Kevin Smith and Ralph Garman @ Codfish Hollow Barn - April 15
all around the Quad Cities
with Xtream WiFi!
Less Common Fruit Bearing Plants, a presentation plant breeders… University of Illinois Extension - Milan,
in the 2018 Small Farms Winter Webinar Series; with 7pm Mon Apr 16 Xtream WiFi gives you the freedom to surf and
Elizabeth… University of Illinois Extension - Milan, noon
Thu Apr 5 Technology Open Lab, if have a tech question, get stream the web when you're away from home.
individualized assistance with questions… Rock Island
Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way, a free Public Library - Southwest Branch, 9am Fri Apr 20 Simply sign in to XtreamWiFi and connect to a
educational resource for persons interested in creating fast, reliable online network you can count on.
or… Genesis Medical Center, Silvis, 3:30pm Thu Apr 5 Black Hawk College Open House, explore the Quad-
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Adult Breakfast Nature Club: Lawn Reform Black Hawk College - Quad City Campus, 9am Sat Apr 21 MEDIACOM INTERNET CUSTOMERS
– Changing Lawn Expectations in Your
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discussion will begin with… Nahant Marsh Education University of Illinois Extension Nutrition and Wellness
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refresher for… EICC Midwest Center for Public Safety required; for information, call 309-524-2470… Moline
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Introduction to Deaf Culture, Apr. 7 & 14; $79; for Food Rescue at Home Series, receive practical tips,
information and to register,… Black Hawk College - Quad resources, and ideas to divert food from… University of
City Campus, 9am Sat Apr 7 Illinois Extension - Milan, 6pm Wed Apr 25

Iowa Butterfly Survey Network Training, The Iowa Drop-In Tech Help, bring in any device and we will
Butterfly Survey Network is a citizen science project… give it a… LeClaire Community Library, 2pm Fri Apr 27
Nahant Marsh, 11am Sat Apr 7
Technology Open Lab, if have a tech question, get
Boating Safety Education Class, on Saturdays; this individualized assistance with questions… Rock Island
class is recommended for people who are new to… Lock Public Library - Downtown Library, 9am Fri Apr 27
& Dam 14 and Welcome Center, 8am Sat Apr 7 thru Sat
Apr 28

Dazzling Dahlias & Vibrant Zinnias, Chris Noth will MEETINGS
share his resources for learning the basics… University of
Illinois Extension - Milan, 7pm Mon Apr 9 Quad Cities Computer Society Meeting, featuring a
featured presentation; guests can attend the Beginners
Tarot for Beginners, Tuesdays thru May 15; $55; for SIG… Butterworth Center, 7pm Mon Apr 2
information and to register,… Black Hawk College - Quad
City Campus, 5:30pm Tue Apr 10 Emotions Anonymous, on Mondays; a self-help group
based on 12-step traditions… St. John’s Lutheran Church
Adult Dining Etiquette, $30; for information and to - Rock Island, 6pm Mon Apr 2 thru Mon Apr 30
register, call 309-796-8223… Black Hawk College - Quad
City Campus, 6:30pm Wed Apr 11 Citizens to Reform DHS (Illinois Child and Family
Services), lunchtime discussions on the first and third
Food Rescue at Home Series, receive practical tips, Saturdays of the… RME (River Music Experience), noon
resources, and ideas to divert food from… University of Sat Apr 7 thru Sat Apr 21
Illinois Extension - Milan, 6pm Wed Apr 11
Ecumenical Fellowship Church, lunchtime
Emigration, Immigration, Migration, and discussions on the first and third Saturdays of the… RME
Naturalization, Thursdays thru May 10; $50; for (River Music Experience), noon Sat Apr 7 thru Sat Apr 21
information and to register,… Black Hawk College - Quad
City Campus, 1:30pm Thu Apr 12 Quad City Dog & Cat Breeders Association
Meeting, lunchtime discussions on the first and third
International Trade: It’s Easy When You Know Saturdays of the… RME (River Music Experience), noon
How, Illinois Extension’s Local Government Education Sat Apr 7 thru Sat Apr 21
program will host Kathie Cravens… University of Illinois
Extension - Milan, noon Thu Apr 12 Cookbook Club, register and check out the pre-
selected cookbook available at the… East Moline Public Sign in to XtreamWiFi and get connected today!
Technology Open Lab, if have a tech question, get Library, 5:30pm Mon Apr 16
individualized assistance with questions… Rock Island
Public Library - 30/31 Branch, 9am Fri Apr 13 QCMUG (Quad Cities Macintosh Users Group) LEARN MORE AT
Meeting, with a special program/presentation on
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attending horticulture trade shows and talking with Public Library, 6:30pm Tue Apr 17
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Families; the program focuses on effectively supporting bring a yoga mat; free-will donations encouraged; for
MEETINGS and advocating for a loved one diagnosed with a information, call 563-326-7804, Figge Art Museum, 225
mental health condition including Post Traumatic Stress W. 2nd St., Davenport IA, FiggeArtMuseum.org, 10:30am
Disorder or Traumatic Brain Injury; for information and Sat Apr 21
to register, call 563-386-7477 ext. 266, Western Illinois
Coffee with a Cop, enjoy a free cup (or two) of coffee in University - Quad Cities, Riverfront, 3300 River Dr., Grief Support Group, held in the library; for
the… Moline Public Library, 9:30am Wed Apr 18 Moline IL, NAMIGMV.org, Wed Apr 4 information, call 309-314-5605… First Presbyterian
Church of East Moline, 10am Tue Apr 24
Café Therapy, a judgement-free zone where people

HEALTH can openly discuss their personal… The CITY Church,
6:30pm Fri Apr 6 thru Fri Apr 20
SENIORS
Chair Aerobics, on Tuesdays & Thursdays; work out at Free Head and Neck Cancer Screening, held in
your own pace;… First Presbyterian Church - LeClaire, Pavilion 1; head and neck cancers can develop in… Weekly & Bi-Weekly
10am Thu Mar 29 thru Thu Apr 26 Genesis Medical Center West, 9am Sat Apr 7
Line Dancing II, on Thursdays; $3-5; for information,
Yoga, on Thursdays; for information, call 563-729- Grief Support Group, held in the library; for call 563-386-7477… CASI (Center for Active Seniors),
1296… Above the Barre Dance Academy, 7pm Thu Mar information, call 309-314-5605… First Presbyterian 2:30pm Thu Mar 29 thru Thu Apr 26
29 thru Thu Apr 26 Church of East Moline, 10am Tue Apr 10
New Horizons Band Practice, on Thursdays; $2-5; for
Unmasking Brain Injury Exhibit, thru Apr. 6; hosted NAMI Family-to-Family, a 12-week program on information, call 563-386-7477… CASI (Center for Active
by the Brain Injury Alliance of… Genesis Physical Therapy Tuesdays designed for family members and… Black Seniors), 12:30pm Thu Mar 29 thru Thu Apr 26
and Wellness, Thu Mar 29 thru Fri Apr 6 Hawk College - Quad City Campus, Tue Apr 17
Zumba Gold, on Thursdays; $3-5; for information, call
Yoga, on Saturdays; for information, call 563-729-1296… NormaLeah Ovarian Cancer Initiative 10th 563-386-7477… CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 9:30am
Above the Barre Dance Academy, 9am Sat Mar 31 thru Anniversary Gala, for information and tickets, call 309- Thu Mar 29 thru Thu Apr 26
Thu Apr 28 794-0009… Abbey Station, 6pm Sat Apr 21
Euchre, on Thursdays & Fridays; $2-5; for information,
NAMI Homefront Education, Wednesday evenings Yoga at the Figge, classes for ages 13 & under and 5-12; call 563-386-7477… CASI (Center for Active Seniors),
thru May 9; a free education class designed to meet the a relaxing routine led by a local instructor; all experience 12:45pm Thu Mar 29 thru Fri Apr 27
unique needs of Military and Veteran Service Member levels, from beginner to advanced, are welcome;
Billiards, Mon.-Fri.; $2; for information, call 563-386-
7477… CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 8am Thu Mar 29
thru Mon Apr 30 Johanna Warren @ Rozz-Tox - April 15
Bingo, on Fridays; no admission fee, card costs are 25
&… CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 12:30pm Fri Mar 30
thru Fri Apr 27 Line Dancing I, on Tuesdays; $3-5; for information, call
563-386-7477… CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 9am Tue
Ceramics I & II, on Fridays; $7-11; for information, call Apr 3 thru Tue Apr 24
563-386-7477… CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 9am Fri
Mar 30 thru Fri Apr 27 Line Dancing Lesson, on Tuesdays; free; for
information, call 563-386-7477… CASI (Center for Active
Golden Tones Chorus Practice, on Fridays; $2-5; for Seniors), 8:30am Tue Apr 3 thru Tue Apr 24
information, call 563-386-7477… CASI (Center for Active
Seniors), 9am Fri Mar 30 thru Fri Apr 27 Riverview Manor Blood Pressure Checks, on
Tuesdays; free; for information, call 563-386-7477… CASI
Senior Theatre: Second Avenue Players, on Fridays; (Center for Active Seniors), 8:30am Tue Apr 3 thru Tue
$2-5; for information, call 563-386-7477… CASI (Center Apr 24
for Active Seniors), 10:30am Fri Mar 30 thru Fri Apr 27
Senior Technology Clinic, on Tuesdays; $5-7; for
Zumba, on Fridays; $3-5; for information, call 563-386- information, call 563-386-7477… CASI (Center for Active
7477… CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 8am Fri Mar 30 Seniors), 1pm Tue Apr 3 thru Tue Apr 24
thru Fri Apr 27
Spiritual Devotions, on Tuesdays; free; for
Bridge, on Mondays & Fridays; $2-5; for information, call information, call 563-386-7477… CASI (Center for Active
563-386-7477… CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 12:30pm Seniors), 8am Tue Apr 3 thru Tue Apr 24
Fri Mar 30 thru Mon Apr 30
Cribbage, on Wednesdays; $2-5; for information, call
Ceramics I, on Mondays & Fridays; $7-11; for 563-386-7477… CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 1pm
information, call 563-386-7477… CASI (Center for Active Wed Apr 4 thru Wed Apr 25
Seniors), 9:30am Fri Mar 30 thru Mon Apr 30
Energizing Yoga, on Wednesdays; $7-10; for
Low-Impact Exercise, Mon., Wed., & Fri.; $3-5; for information, call 563-386-7477… CASI (Center for Active
information, call 563-386-7477… CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 2pm Wed Apr 4 thru Wed Apr 25
Seniors), 9am Fri Mar 30 thru Mon Apr 30
Evening Bingo, on Wednesdays; 5:30pm doors, 6pm
Genesis Foot Clinic, Mon. & Tue. from 9-11:30am and early-bird bingo, with regular bingo… CASI (Center for
1-3pm; $22, reservations required;… CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 6pm Wed Apr 4 thru Wed Apr 25
Active Seniors), Mon Apr 2 thru Mon Apr 30
Pinochle, on Wednesdays; $2-5; for information, call
Shuffleboard, on Mondays; $2-5; for information, call 563-386-7477… CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 1pm
563-386-7477… CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 2:15pm Wed Apr 4 thru Wed Apr 25
Mon Apr 2 thru Mon Apr 30
St. Anthony’s Blood Pressure Checks, on
Ugly Quilts, on Mondays; no sewing experience Wednesdays; free; for information, call 563-386-7477…
necessary; free; for information, call… CASI (Center for CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 8:30am Wed Apr 4 thru
Active Seniors), 8am Mon Apr 2 thru Mon Apr 30 Wed Apr 25

Zumba Gold Toning, on Mondays; $3-5; for TOPS Meeting, on Wednesdays; the Taking Off Pounds
information, call 563-386-7477… CASI (Center for Active Sensibly Group; 11:30am weigh-in,… CASI (Center for
Seniors), 10:15am Mon Apr 2 thru Mon Apr 30 Active Seniors), 11:30am Wed Apr 4 thru Wed Apr 25

Canasta, on Tuesdays; $2-5; for information, call 563- T’ai Chi Ch’un, on Wednesdays; $24-36/6 weeks; for
386-7477… CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 1pm Tue Apr information, call 563-386-7477… CASI (Center for Active
3 thru Tue Apr 24 Seniors), 10:25am Wed Apr 4 thru Wed Apr 25

Ceramics II, on Tuesdays from 9:30am-noon or Zumba Gold, on Wednesdays; $3-5; for information,
1-2:30pm; $7-11/session, $9-12/all day; for… CASI (Center call 563-386-7477… CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 9am
for Active Seniors), 1pm Tue Apr 3 thru Tue Apr 24 Wed Apr 4 thru Wed Apr 25

Knitting & Crocheting, on Tuesdays; make hats,
scarfs, and mittens for children and… CASI (Center for April
Active Seniors), 12:30pm Tue Apr 3 thru Tue Apr 24
iPad/iPhone Clinic, $2-5; for information, call 563-386-
7477… CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 9am Mon Apr 2
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Trinity Foot Clinic, $25, reservations required; for Peep Diorama Contest, thru Mar. 31; make a shoebox- Main Library Mania, for kids of all ages; find out if Tinker Lab: Star Exploration, Part 3, for ages 10+;
information, call 563-386-7477… CASI (Center for Active sized diorama based on a… Davenport Public Library - we’re building with… Davenport Public Library - Main, we will be finishing up this three… LeClaire Community
Seniors), 1pm Wed Apr 4 Eastern Avenue Branch, Thu Mar 29 thru Sat Mar 31 5:30pm Thu Apr 5 thru Thu Apr 26 Library, 4:30pm Thu Mar 29

Genesis Foot Clinic, from 9-11:30am and 1-3pm; Baby Storytime, on Fridays; kids enjoy stories, music, Homeschool: Otters, students will learn about otters
$22, reservations required; for information, call… CASI and movement; free; for information,… Fairmount Street March & April and their special adaptations that… Nahant Marsh,
(Center for Active Seniors), Thu Apr 5 Library, 10am Fri Mar 30 thru Fri Apr 27 2:30pm Fri Mar 30
Dance Me A Story: Shel Silverstein Poems,
Senior Bingo, for information, call 309-755-9614… East Preschool Storytime, on Fridays; kids enjoy stories, join dancers from Ballet Quad Cities for an hour of… Petite Picassos, ages 5 & under use all of their senses
Moline Public Library, 3pm Thu Apr 5 music, and movement; free; for information,… Fairmount Street Library, 6pm Thu Mar 29 during… Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library,
Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch, 10am 10:30am Fri Mar 30
CASI Book Club, $2-5; for information, call 563-386- Fri Mar 30 thru Fri Apr 27 Kids Movie and Lunch: Ferdinand, a screening of
7477… CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 10am Fri Apr 6 the Oscar-nominated animated comedy at 10am with… LeClaire Easter Egg Hunt at Hollyhock Park,
Child’s Play, on Saturdays; designed for preschoolers, River Valley District Library, 10am Thu Mar 29 enjoy an Easter egg hunt, free food, pictures with the…
Movie Matinee, $2-5; for information, call 563-386- but all welcome; rotating programs… Bettendorf Public Hollyhock Park, 11am Sat Mar 31
7477… CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 1pm Tue Apr 10 Library, 10pm Sat Mar 31 thru Sat Apr 28 Lego Club: Plants, grades K-5 create and share your
themed masterpiece that will… Silvis Public Library, Bierstube Easter Egg Hunt, … Bier Stube LeClaire,
Grief Support Group, donations accepted; for Crafternoon, on Mondays; ages six & up can create a 4pm Thu Mar 29 1pm Sun Apr 1
information, call 563-386-7477… CASI (Center for Active variety… Fairmount Street Library, 4pm Mon Apr 2 thru
Seniors), 9:30am Wed Apr 11 Mon Apr 30 Main Library Mania, for kids of all ages; find out if Homeschool Book Club, designed for kids in grades
we’re building with… Davenport Public Library - Main, 3-5 to read a book… Fairmount Street Library, 1pm Tue
April Memory Cafe, a gathering place for those with Preschool Storytime, Mondays at 6:30pm; stories, 5:30pm Thu Mar 29 Apr 3
early symptoms of Alzheimer’s,… CASI (Center for Active songs, finger plays, and action rhymes… Bettendorf
Seniors), 2pm Thu Apr 12 Public Library, 6:30pm Mon Apr 2 thru Mon Apr 30 Teen & Tween Gaming Night, play Wii U, Xbox 360, Play & Grow, for ages three & under and a caregiver;
and enjoy board and Role… Rock Island Public Library - sing, read,… Rock Island Public Library - 30/31 Branch,
iPad/iPhone Clinic, $2-5; for information, call 563-386- Preschool Storytime, on Mondays; kids enjoy stories, Downtown Library, 5:30pm Thu Mar 29 10:30am Tue Apr 3
7477… CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 9am Mon Apr 16 music, and movement; free; for… Fairmount Street
Library, 10am Mon Apr 2 thru Mon Apr 30 Teen Chef: Homemade Pop-Tarts, learn safe Crafternoon, drop-in program for all ages; come get
Lunch and Learn: Attracting Birds to your food handling practices, and enjoy this hands-on crafty at the… LeClaire Community Library, 4pm Wed
Backyard, learn about the various different kinds of Preschool Storytime, on Mondays; kids enjoy opportunity… East Moline Public Library, 5:30pm Thu Apr 4
birds you can… CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 11am stories, music, and movement; free; for information,… Mar 29
Tue Apr 17 Fairmount Street Library, 10am Mon Apr 2 thru Mon
Apr 30
Walgreens Medication Review & Blood Pressure
Check, free; for information, call 563-386-7477… CASI Storytime for Littles, on Mondays, for ages 0-36
(Center for Active Seniors), 10am Thu Apr 19 months, at 9:30 & 10:45am;… Moline Public Library, Mon
Apr 2 thru Mon Apr 30
Classic Movie, $2-5; for information, call 563-386-
7477… CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 1pm Tue Apr 24 Tales for Tots, on Mondays; ages birth to age three and
a caregiver are… Bettendorf Public Library, 10am Mon
Grief Support Group, donations accepted; for Apr 2 thru Mon Apr 30
information, call 563-386-7477… CASI (Center for Active
Seniors), 9:30am Wed Apr 25 Family Storytime, on Tuesdays;; stories, rhymes, &
crafts! for ages 3-6; free; for information,… LeClaire
Community Library, 6:30pm Tue Apr 3 thru Tue Apr 17

KIDS’ STUFF Early Start Storytime, on Tuesdays; kids enjoy
stories, music, and movement; free, with registration…
Weekly & Bi-Weekly Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch,
9:30am Tue Apr 3 thru Tue Apr 24
Fantastic Fabulous Felties, on Thursdays; learn
new sewing skills while creating fun one-of-a-kind… Girls Who Code, on Tuesdays; an afterschool program
Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch, 4pm for girls in grades 6-12… Fairmount Street Library,
Thu Mar 29 thru Thu Apr 26 3:30pm Tue Apr 3 thru Tue Apr 24

Preschool Storytime, on Thursdays; stories and more Library Playgroup, on Tuesdays; open play and
for ages 3-5; free; for… Moline Public Library, 10am Thu socialization for children 0-5 and… Davenport Public
Mar 29 thru Thu Apr 26 Library - Eastern Avenue Branch, 10am Tue Apr 3 thru
Tue Apr 24
Silvis Library Story Time, on Thursdays; meet for a
story, craft, or activity, and… Silvis Public Library, 6pm Preschool Storytime, Tuesday through Friday at
Thu Mar 29 thru Thu Apr 26 10am; stories, songs, finger plays, and… Bettendorf
Public Library, 10am Tue Apr 3 thru Fri Apr 27
Tales for Tots, on Thursdays; ages birth to age three
and a caregiver are… Bettendorf Public Library, 6:30pm Storytime for Littles: Evening Edition, on
Thu Mar 29 thru Thu Apr 26 Wednesdays; for ages 0-36 months; nurture your baby
and toddler’s love… Moline Public Library, 6pm Wed
Toddler Storytime, on Thursdays; kids enjoy Apr 4 thru Wed Apr 18
stories, music, and movement; free; for information,…
Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch, 10am Exploratorium, on Wednesdays; a different STEAM
Thu Mar 29 thru Thu Apr 26 program each week; free; for… Moline Public Library,
2pm Wed Apr 4 thru Wed Apr 25
Meet-a-Book Month, grades six & under can read
and… East Moline Public Library, Thu Mar 29 and Fri Night Owl Storytime, on Wednesdays; kids enjoy
Mar 30 stories, music, and movement; free; for information,…
Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch, 6pm
PBS KIDS Writers Contest, annual contest designed Wed Apr 4 thru Wed Apr 25
to let grades K-3 celebrate creativity and build literacy
skills by writing and illustrating their own stories; Teen Gaming, on Wednesdays; try out new games and
stories, which must be the original work of the child, gaming systems; we… Fairmount Street Library, 2:30pm
may be non-fiction, fiction, prose, or poetry; entries Wed Apr 4 thru Wed Apr 25
can be dropped off at WQPT’s office at Western Illinois
University’s riverfront campus, or mailed to WQPT, Toddle Time, on Wednesdays; finger plays, songs,
3300 River Drive, Moline, Illinois 61265; 16 local winners & stories for ages 0-2; free; for… LeClaire Community
(four from each grade) will be honored with prizes at a Library, 10:30am Wed Apr 4 thru Wed Apr 25
ceremony held at the Butterworth Center in May and
will appear on-air in a promotion for PBS Kids programs Toddler Storytime, on Wednesdays; kids enjoy
on WQPT; each participant will receive a Certificate of stories, music, and movement; free; for information,…
Achievement, and teachers who enter their students will Fairmount Street Library, 10am Wed Apr 4 thru Wed
earn free books for their classrooms; , WQPT-TV, 3300 Apr 25
River Dr., Moline IL, WQPT.org/storycontest, Thu Mar 29
and Fri Mar 30 STEM Workshop, on Thursdays; we’ll focus on a
different subject each week;… Davenport Public Library
Preschool Storytime, Tuesday through Friday at - Eastern Avenue Branch, 4pm Thu Apr 5 thru Thu Apr
10am; stories, songs, finger plays, and… Bettendorf 26
Public Library, 10am Thu Mar 29 and Fri Mar 30
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THEATRE
The Church Basement Ladies in: Rise Up, O Men!
Wednesday, March 28, through Saturday, May 12
@ Circa ‘21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL

F or the third mainstage production in its
2017-18 season, Rock Island’s Circa ‘21 Dinner
Playhouse, from March 28 through May 12,
will present the sixth presentation in a hugely
successful musical-comedy series – The Church
Basement Ladies in: Rise Up, O Men!, a follow-up to
the Minnesota-set smash that, according to Twin-
Cities.com, boasts “plenty of physical comedy”
and “a lot of charm and humor.”
Written by Greta Grosh and Graydon Royce, Guatemala: Land of the Maya @ Putnam Museum and Science Center - April 10
and composed by Dennis Curley, this latest entry
in the Church Basement Ladies reunites audiences Teen Intro to Sewing: Class 1, learn basic sewing

CONTINUED
with the tireless food-prep team of Mavis, Tom Walljasper, Shelley Walljasper, Brad terminology, how to use a sewing machine… Silvis
Hauskins, Kay Francis, Jeff March, and Deb Kennedy in KIDS’ STUFF / March & April Public Library, 5pm Mon Apr 9
Karin, and Vivian, but finally introduces them to
characters frequently discussed but never before The Church Basement Ladies in Rise Up, O Men!
-- at the Circa ‘21 Dinner Playhouse through May 12 Afternoon Storytime: Rainy Days, stories, songs,
seen: the men of this rural Minnesota church. As Play & Grow, for ages three & under and a caregiver; and activities; free; for information, call 563-326-7832…
these hard-working farmers discuss their scrap- sing, read,… Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Branch,
lumber piles and the benefits of soldering versus welding, they unintentionally disrupt the order of the Branch, 10:30am Wed Apr 4 3:30pm Tue Apr 10
church-basement kitchen, causing no end of problems beyond Mavis’ hot flashes, Karin’s missing ring,
Family Story Time: Easter Party, enjoy “Pete the KinderNature, fun and hands-on learning with your
and the church pastor’s unwise aspirations about becoming a comedian. Cat: Big Easter Adventure” by James Dean… Silvis Public 3-5 year old;each child… Quad City Botanical Center,
Directing Rise Up, O Men! is Circa ‘21 veteran Curt Wollan, whose credits for the theatre include Ring Library, 6pm Thu Apr 5 10:30am Tue Apr 10
of Fire, Southern Crossroads, and several previous Church Basement Ladies presentations. Travis Smith
serves as music director, and in addition to venue newcomer Jeff March, the cast is composed of a Reading Assistance Dogs, children have the Rain & Rainbows, stories and science fun involving
quintet of familiar Circa ‘21 faces: Kay Francis (The Music Man), Brad Hauskins (Shear Madness), Deborah opportunity to read aloud to dogs from… Bettendorf rain and rainbows in the… Quad City Botanical Center,
Public Library, 6pm Thu Apr 5 10:30am Tue Apr 10
Kennedy (Freaky Friday), Rachelle Walljasper (Fiddler on the Roof), and her husband Tom Walljasper (Elf:
The Musical). Teen Advisory Group, an opportunity for teens to Spring Paper Tulips, an activity in the Southwest
In addition to its preview performances on March 28 and 29, The Church Basement Ladies in: Rise Up, have input on Library offerings… Moline Public Library, Family Craft series; free; for… Rock Island Public Library -
O Men! will be performed Fridays, Saturdays, and Wednesdays at 7:45 p.m.; Sundays at 5:45 p.m.; and 10am Thu Apr 5 Southwest Branch, 6pm Tue Apr 10
Wednesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. All shows will be preceded by meals and pre-show entertainment
Tinker Lab: Needle Felting, for ages 10+; learn the Teen Anime Club, anime and manga fans are invited
by the theatre’s performing wait staff of Circa ‘21 Bootleggers, and more information and tickets are basics of 2D felt pictures,… LeClaire Community Library, to watch, discuss, and… Moline Public Library, 3:30pm
available by calling (309)786-7733 extension 2 or visiting Circa21.com. 4:30pm Thu Apr 5 Tue Apr 10

Play & Grow, for ages three & under and a caregiver; Toddler Tales: Mud, we will read about mud and learn
FIGGE ART MUSEUM CURRENT EXHIBITION sing, read,… Rock Island Public Library - Downtown about all things… Nahant Marsh, Tue Apr 10
Library, 10:30am Fri Apr 6

Joseph Lappie:
Henry/Stark 4-H Shooting Sports Club: Juniors
Teen Library Council Meeting, receive your member Shotgun, Tuesdays thru May 22; the shooting sports
card, enjoy light snacks and fun, and… East Moline program instills a… Izaak Walton League, Tue Apr 10
Public Library, 4pm Fri Apr 6

Personal Mythologies
Homeschool Arts: DIY Felt Ninja or Fairy, come
Beginning Watercolor for Children Ages 7-14, to the library and make a craft; supplies provided;…
Saturdays thru Apr. 28, with instructor Pat Bereskin; Davenport Public Library - Main, 1pm Wed Apr 11
students will… Bereskin Gallery & Art Academy, 8am
Sat Apr 7 STEAM-azing: Amazing Egg Drop, science,
THROUGH MAY 20, 2018 technology, engineering, art, and math projects for kids
Babysitting Clinic, for ages 11-16; $55; for information and… Rock Island Public Library - 30/31 Branch, 3:30pm
and to register, call… Black Hawk College - Quad City Wed Apr 11
Campus, 9am Sat Apr 7
Toddler Tales, stories, songs, and a craft for early
Donut Party, for grades 6-12; sprinkle some fun into learning and fun,… Rock Island Public Library -
your Saturday with… East Moline Public Library, 2pm Southwest Branch, 10:30am Wed Apr 11
Sat Apr 7
Henry/Stark 4-H Shooting Sports Club: Senior
Easter Egg Hunt @ Schadt Park, for ages 11 & under; Shotgun, Thursdays thru May 24, for ages 14+; the
free; for information, call 309-755-3393… Schadt Park, shooting sports… Izaak Walton League, Thu Apr 12
11am Sat Apr 7
Creativity Lab, grades K-5 explore the creative process
Family Coloring Night, all ages are welcome, and the and experiment with different… Moline Public Library,
library will provide coloring… East Moline Public Library, 6:30pm Thu Apr 12
5:30pm Mon Apr 9
Tinker Lab: Needle Felting, Part 2, for ages 10+;
Project Next Generation Arduino Science come in to make a small 3D… LeClaire Community
Projects, grades 4-8 use Arduino kits to investigate Library, 4:30pm Thu Apr 12
circuitry; free; for… Moline Public Library, 6pm Mon
Apr 9 Youth Summertime Activities Expo, designed
to provide information to area residents on the
Read to a Dog, QC CAN’s Reading Assistance Dogs are opportunities available… Rock Island Arsenal Heritage
specially trained, along with… Davenport Public Library Hall, 10:30am Thu Apr 12
- Eastern Avenue Branch, 5pm Mon Apr 9
The Midnight Society, for grades 6-12; join us for
Spring Fling Dance Party, ages 8-15 are encouraged reruns of “Are You… East Moline Public Library, 5pm Fri
to come in to show off… LeClaire Community Library, Apr 13
4:30pm Mon Apr 9
Coyote, 2017, ink on mulberry paper (left) and Toddler Tales, stories, songs, and a craft for early
Coyote, 2017, Birch plywood, ink, gouache (right) Swim School for Ages 4-15, Mondays and learning and fun,… Rock Island Public Library -
Wednesdays thru May 2; choose from class at… Black Downtown Library, 10:30am Fri Apr 13
Hawk College - Community Aquatic Center, Mon Apr 9
Davenport, Iowa • 563.326.7804 Junior Theatre Workshop, join us as our friends from
www.figgeartmuseum.org Junior Theater lead acting… Fairmount Street Library,
2pm Sat Apr 14
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Saturday Movie Matinee, take a break on a Saturday
morning with a favorite… Davenport Public Library -
Eastern Avenue Branch, 10am Sat Apr 14
Sensory Storytime, this inclusive storytime is geared
towards children with special needs… Fairmount Street
Library, 9:30am Tue Apr 24
ART
Anime Night, teens watch anime, enjoy Japanese
snacks, and learn to write… Rock Island Public Library -
Teen Advisory Board: Regular Meeting, make your
library a better place for teens to hang… Silvis Public
Material Conversations
Downtown Library, 5:30pm Tue Apr 17 Library, 5:30pm Tue Apr 24
Thursday, March 29, through Saturday, April 7 @ Augustana College
Homeschool Arts: Fantastic Cardboard Tube Fairy Toddler Tales, stories, songs, and a craft for early Teaching Museum of Art, 3703 Seventh Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Houses, come to the library and make a craft; supplies learning and fun,… Rock Island Public Library -

I
provided;… Davenport Public Library - Eastern Avenue Southwest Branch, 10:30am Wed Apr 25 n the first exhibition by Augustana College
Branch, 1pm Tue Apr 17
Book Party! Goosebumps, extend your favorite book faculty since 2014, Material Conversations
Rock Out at the Library, for grades 6 & under; design or series with activities and crafts;… Davenport Public – on display at the Augustana Teaching
your own rock to… East Moline Public Library, 5:30pm Library - Eastern Avenue Branch, 4pm Wed Apr 25 Museum of Art through April 7 – showcases
Tue Apr 17 works produced in a multitude of media and
Teen Intro to Sewing: Class 3, learn basic sewing
spanning various topics including life, iden-
Teen DIY: Birdhouses, do your small part in helping terminology, how to use a sewing machine… Silvis
the environment by providing… Silvis Public Library, Public Library, 5pm Wed Apr 25 tity, and the universe, perfectly underscoring
5:30pm Tue Apr 17 the falsehood behind the phrase “those who
Afternoon Storytime: Frogtastic Fun!, stories, can’t do, teach.”
Teen Volunteer Council, hang out, eat snacks, and songs, and activities; free; for information, call 563-326- “It’s important for our students to see that
share your ideas on how… Fairmount Street Library, 4pm 7832… Fairmount Street Library, 3:30pm Thu Apr 26
Tue Apr 17 the faculty is engaged in what they teach
Lego Club: Weather, grades K-5 create and share your beyond how it’s manifested in the classroom,”
Toddler Tales, stories, songs, and a craft for early themed masterpiece that will… Silvis Public Library, 4pm said Dr. Megan Quinn, professor of studio
learning and fun,… Rock Island Public Library - 30/31 Thu Apr 26 art at Augustana. “For staff and faculty, the
Branch, 10:30am Tue Apr 17
show documents some of the depth of our
Teen & Tween Gaming Night, play Wii U, Xbox 360,
Big/Little Book Club, designed for kids in grades 3-5 and enjoy board and Role… Rock Island Public Library - community and it tries to engage the viewers
to read a book… Davenport Public Library - Eastern Downtown Library, 5:30pm Thu Apr 26 in conversations with materials and ideas.” Rowen Schussheim-Anderson artwork in
Avenue Branch, 6:30pm Wed Apr 18 Material Conversations offers an Material Conversations at the Augustana College
Teen Chef, learn safe food handling practices, and opportunity to view and engage with not only Teaching Museum of Art through April 7
Homeschool Arts: Basic Quilting, come to the enjoy this hands-on opportunity… East Moline Public
library and make a craft; supplies provided;… Davenport Library, 5:30pm Thu Apr 26 local artists, but artists integral to supporting
Public Library - Main, 1pm Wed Apr 18 the evolution of Augustana’s studio art and graphic-design students. The show will highlight eight
Tinker Lab: Needle Felting, Part 3, for ages 10+; faculty members of Augustana’s art department, including Kelvin Mason and Vickie R. Phipps of the
Mini Makers, ages 10 months to three years make a come in to finish up your small… LeClaire Community graphic-design program, and Megan Quinn, Trew Schriefer, Rowen Schussheim-Anderson, Corrine
mess, have… LeClaire Community Library, 10:30am Wed Library, 4:30pm Thu Apr 26
Apr 18
Smith, Ronda Wright-Phipps, and Peter Tong Xiao of the studio-art program. “It’s a meaningful and
Arbor Day Celebration, ages 3-6 will be hearing enjoyable way to get to know faculty better,” said art history and English student Katie Gorzek, for
Petite Picassos, ages 5 & under use all of their senses stories, making crafts, and more… LeClaire Community whom the excitement of the exhibition rests in the faculty’s willingness to share their creative pallet
during… Rock Island Public Library - Southwest Branch, Library, 11am Fri Apr 27 with students.
10:30am Wed Apr 18 The Augustana Teaching Museum of Art’s gallery hours are Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 4
Homeschool: Mussels, mussels are the most
Teen Intro to Sewing: Class 2, learn basic sewing endangered species in the U.S.; learn… Nahant Marsh, p.m. or through appointment, and more information on Material Conversations and other exhibits and
terminology, how to use a sewing machine… Silvis 2:30pm Fri Apr 27 events is available by calling (309)794-7469 or visiting Augustana.edu.
Public Library, 5pm Wed Apr 18

MUSIC
Petite Picassos, ages 5 & under use all of their senses
Biblioteens/TAG, grades 7 & up help plan cool events, during… Rock Island Public Library - Downtown Library,
request new… LeClaire Community Library, 4:30pm Thu 10:30am Fri Apr 27
Apr 19
Major League Baseball Junior Home Run Derby
Family Story Time: Earth Day Celebration, listen to
the story “Here We Are” by Oliver Jeffers,… Silvis Public
Competition, presented by the KIWANIS Club of East
Moline/Silvis in partnership with… Silvis Little League
Charlie King
Library, 6pm Thu Apr 19 Complex, 10am Sat Apr 28
Saturday, April 7, 7 p.m. @ Broadway Presbyterian Church,
Family Storytime, children of all ages read stories, Minecraft Building Contest, test your skills against 710 23rd Street, Rock Island, IL
sing songs, and enjoy… Davenport Public Library - Main, other kids on the Library’s Minecraft… Fairmount Street

A
10am Thu Apr 19 Library, 10am Sat Apr 28 ppearing in a concert benefiting local
Project Next Generation Dissection Class, grades Exploratorium Jr., hands-on projects for children up organizations for peace, cultural diversity,
4-8 investigate animal biology through dissection; adult to age 5 with their… Moline Public Library, 6pm Mon and human rights, folk singer/songwriter
supervision and/or… Moline Public Library, 6pm Thu Apr 30 Charlie King performs his annual area show at
Apr 19 Rock Island’s Broadway Presbyterian Church
Read with a Furry Friend, for grades 6 & under; pick
Teen Slime Club: Crunchy Slime, the group meets a beloved book to… East Moline Public Library, 3:30pm on April 7, an event being held six months after
every month to make a new slime… East Moline Public Mon Apr 30 King received the esteemed Phil Ochs Award in
Library, 5:30pm Thu Apr 19 recognition of his music and activism for social
and political justice.
Teen Tech Club, using the latest technologies, teens
can get hands-on experience and… East Moline Public Born in Brockton, Massachusetts in 1947,
Library, 5:30pm Fri Apr 20 King has been at the heart of the American
folk-music scene for over half a century and
Toddler Tales, stories, songs, and a craft for early
has been writing songs for the past 45 years.
Charlie King (pictured with Bev Grant)
learning and fun,… Rock Island Public Library -
Downtown Library, 10:30am Fri Apr 20
February 27 Crossword Answers Citing the folk revival of the 1960s, the Civil @ Broadway Presbyterian Church -- April 7
Rights Movement, and the Vietnam War era as
Mock Chihuly Sculptures, ages 8+ can make their his chief inspirations and influences, his songs have been recorded by such legendary performers as
own hanging sculpture in the… Fairmount Street
Library, 2pm Sat Apr 21 Pete Seeger, Holly Near, Ronnie Gilbert, John McCutcheon, and Arlo Guthrie, and the artist has released
a dozen solo albums since 1976, plus three with the touring ensemble Bright Morning Star. Folk icon
Saturday Storytime: Egg Heads, families will enjoy Peggy Seeger is quoted as saying, “If we had more Charlie Kings in the world, I’d be less worried.”
songs, stories, and a simple craft at… Fairmount Street
Library, 10am Sat Apr 21
King is currently touring in support of his latest recording Life & Love, Tears & Laughter, released in
February 2017, and the singer/songwriter boasts a plethora of professional laurels and citations that
Junior Explorers: The Sun, a fun storytime and include the War Resisters League’s 1998 Peacemaker Award; the 1999 Sacco-Vanzetti Social Justice
hands-on exploratory stations for ages 3-7; free;… Award (for which he was nominated by Pete Seeger); the 2009 International Labor Communications
LeClaire Community Library, 6:30pm Tue Apr 24
Association Award; and the 2014 Joe Hill Award, given for King’s lifetime of excellence in the field of
Toddler Tales, stories, songs, and a craft for early labor culture. As King states on his Web site: “I try to cover a broad emotional landscape in my concerts.
learning and fun,… Rock Island Public Library - 30/31 The stories I collect and the songs I write take the listener on a journey of humor, heartache, and hope.
Branch, 10:30am Tue Apr 24 What I most value in a song is the way it helps us see an old reality in a totally new light.”
Lego Disaster Island, ages 6+ use Lego bricks to build Charlie King’s April 7 concert at the Broadway Presbyterian Church takes place at 7 p.m., with a
the perfect island… Fairmount Street Library, 6pm Tue suggested donation of $8-10 and hand-crafted items representing Guatemalan and Native American
Apr 24 cultures available for purchase. For more information, call (309)786-6944 or visit CharlieKing.org.
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DUH… · APRIL 3, 2018
Crossword Feb. 27 Answers: Page 15

ACROSS 77. Fiscally imprudent: Hyph. 37. Bands
1. Maximum 79. Gaelic 38. In the style of
5. Ice crystals 80. Like kale 40. Cooler
9. Glib talk 81. Spotted rodent 41. Of flax
15. Island territory of the Netherlands 82. Stratum 42. Tricked, in a way
19. Baseless 83. Circlet for the head 43. _ seal
20. The Great or The Terrible 86. A cosmetic 44. Nonsense
21. Scrape 88. Crystal-gazer 45. Smoke an e-cig
22. Muscat and _ 90. Circa 46. Abbr. on an envelope
23. Pyrite: 2 wds. 91. Eat 50. Brute
25. Katherine Anne Porter novel: 3 wds. 92. Cure-alls 52. Preferences
27. No-duty region: 2 wds. 96. Fruitless effort: 2 wds. 53. Snake venom
28. In unison: 2 wds. 99. Rash 54. Mortise and _
29. Engaged: 2 wds. 100. If not 56. Made softer
30. Fluctuate 101. Mental attitude 57. Credence
31. Capture 102. Hotel chain 58. Breakfast item
32. Part of FHA 103. Agent: Hyph. 60. Pile up
34. Tractor-trailers 104. Venue 61. Budgetary concern
37. Profit 105. Judo teacher 62. Enervates
38. Revamp 106. Skin 63. _ podrida
39. Landlocked place in Asia 107. Idem 64. Lacking expression
40. Acts unwisely: 3 wds. 65. Nine days’ wonder
DOWN
44. Depression-era org. 66. Scandinavian
1. Offend
47. Diminutive suffix 67. Hungry
2. Reputation
48. Wash 69. Racing shell
3. Blackthorn fruit
49. Of a cereal 70. Eructation
4. Show a show
50. “The Love _” 73. Bird found in marshes
5. Exactitude
51. Spitchcock 74. Cook, in a way
6. Off-white color
52. Special language 75. Binturongs
7. _ liquor
53. Weeds of grain fields 77. Kicks
8. Tip
54. Tantalize 78. Controversial church prelature:
9. Shown walking, in heraldry
55. Place of business 2 wds.
10. Scorn
57. Pooch 80. Dry streambed
11. Threefold
58. Stun, in a way 82. Wife of Jacob
12. CD predecessor
59. Gold rush area 83. Estaminets
13. Tokyo, formerly
60. Bewitched 84. Coins of ancient Greece
14. Ump’s cousin
61. Troubadour’s love song 85. Perch
15. More willingly
62. Ameliorate 86. Coffee and cocoa
16. _ propre
64. Cube or cone 87. Old weapon
17. Light wood
65. Droning way of speaking 88. Lyon’s river
18. Adams the photographer
68. Bitter _ 89. Sumerian god
24. Springs
69. Blemish 91. She was “The Nanny”
26. Name meaning “faithful”
70. Bowl 92. Fruit type
28. Aromatic herb
71. Mauna _ 93. Writer Bombeck
31. Authority: Hyph.
72. Walk with effort 94. West or Sandler
32. Ice masses
73. Get a point 95. Dec. 31st word
33. English school
74. Pavilions 97. Curve shape
34. Shuteye
75. Floating ice mass 98. Itinerary: Abbr.
35. Trencherman
76. _ ammoniac 99. Coxcomb
36. Entertainer at court: 2 wds.
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Movie Reviews By Mike Schulz • mike@rcreader.com

Gnomes and Moans, Plots and ‘Bots: Notes on a Quadruple Feature
Friday, March 23, 10 a.m.-ish: There Guillermo del Toro’s 2013 sci-fi/action
are worse ways for movies to begin opus opens with a few “Last time on
than with the bouncy strains of Elton’s Pacific Rim ...” reminders I desperately
John’s “Crocodile Rock.” And there need. Quickly enough, though, it all
are certainly worse ways for quadruple comes flooding back: the Godzilla-esque
features to begin than with Sherlock attacks on bustling metropolises; the
Gnomes, director John Stevenson’s witty, behemoth sea creatures known as Kaiju,
winning follow-up to 2011’s Gnomeo & the dually operated mobile defense
Juliet. Given that it’s an animated sequel, weapons called Jaegers … . But maybe
that its pun-heavy nature is baked into I needed Jäger, in copious quantities,
its very title, and that Sherlock’s casting to properly enjoy director Steven S.
means more time spent in the (aural) DeKnight’s continuation, because Sober
company of Johnny Depp, it’s an easy Me found the movie sadly dull, dimen-
fi lm to want to resist. Actually resisting sionless, and unimaginative, especially
it, though, proves difficult. Granted, with in comparison with del Toro’s original.
Depp’s wee detective investigating the Charlie Day’s character turnaround
disappearance of neighborhood lawn – which, as I recall, was subtly hinted
ornaments while the star-crossed lovers at five years ago – is mildly satisfying.
work out their relationship issues, the And it’s hard to find visual fault in the
narrative is no great shakes, although its crumbling edifices and scenes of ‘bot-
central mystery is totally acceptable in a on-’bot destruction. I could, however,
Baby’s First Whodunnit sort of way. But John Boyega and Scott Eastwood in Pacific Rim: Uprising say the same of the Transformers sequels
the pacing is brisk and the animation and I freaking hate those. Pacific Rim:
sophisticated, the soundtrack’s ample someone, or anticipating a bowel move- committed to a mental-health facility Uprising, meanwhile, feels all too much
supply of Elton tunes is delightful, and ment. Otherwise, this hopelessly saccha- against her will, and horrified to find her like an empty-headed Michael Bay
the abundant Sherlock (and Sherlock) rine and clichéd outing – one based not stalker (an excellent Joshua Leonard) blockbuster, its the-Kaiju-are-back-and-
references are a gas, boasting everything on YA lit, but on a 2006 Japanese movie working there … if, indeed, he is there, they’re-modified storyline complete with
from a Reichenbach fall to a hound – is just like last summer’s Everything, and not a figment of the young woman’s terrible cornball jokes, a feisty orphan
of the Baskervilles to an Irene Adler Everything, except most everything in imagination. The truth of the matter (Cailee Spaeny) just like the one in 2107’s
modeled after a Mary J. Blige doll. Blige this one is awful. Pretty and competent arrives sooner than you may expect. But Transformers: The Last Knight, and long
herself, natch, provides the vocals, and though she is, lead Bella Thorne gener- apart from its director’s typically inspir- scenes of wanton devastation in which,
Sherlock Gnomes is made additionally ally vacillates between rote underplay- ing fi lmmaking savvy, almost nothing perversely, you can’t tell whether it’s
enjoyable by James McAvoy and Emily ing and Disney Channel mugging, and about this nasty little genre excursion is the good or bad guys doing the most
Blunt as G&J, Jamie Demetriou as an Rob Riggle is awkwardly cast as her expected, from the savagery of the physi- damage. (At one point, a Jaeger oper-
appropriately maniacal Moriarty, and, as salt-of-the-earth father, the comedian cal attacks to the swipes against dubious ated by John Boyega and Scott Eastwood
Gnomeo’s and Juliet’s widowed par- only looking comfortable, unsurpris- health-insurance practices to the Matt knocks down Tokyo skyscrapers in an
ents, Maggie Smith and Michael Caine, ingly, in his one overtly comedic scene. Damon cameo. (Then again: Soder- attempt to smash a Kaiju, the pilots con-
reunited 40 years after playing spouses Yet I can’t imagine any performers being bergh.) Jonathan Bernstein’s and James veniently forgetting that there might be,
in Neil Simon’s California Suite. They’re able to pull off this labored mélange of Greer’s script features too many genre y’know, people inside those buildings.)
a better romantic match here, if only chaste longing, hole-ridden plotting, and contrivances, yet Unsane makes most of There are fun moments, to be sure, and
because both their gnomes are straight. ghastly acoustic ballads, and while I’m them moot through the consistent plea- Boyega’s sardonic readings are the source
11:45-ish: Hollywood loves to remind a super-easy crier, I didn’t well up even sures of its compositions, freakouts, and of many of them. But upon hearing the
teen and tween girls that nothing is once at Midnight Sun – the movie’s über- supporting portrayals by Jay Pharoah, line “We need all the Jaegers we can get
more swoon-worthy than debilitating, blandness and the leads’ total lack of Amy Irving, and a ferocious, unrecog- or this is gonna be a short fight!”, it still
potentially fatal ailments, and so I’m screen rapport didn’t allow it. I was more nizable Juno Temple. And despite her took all my will to not audibly reply,
now at director Scott Speers’ Midnight moved watching Sherlock Gnomes walk wobbly American accent, Foy delivers a “And I’m fine with that.”
Sun, a romance between a girl whose into the sunset with Watson. descent-into-madness-and-back perfor- 5:05-ish: My quadruple feature ends
rare genetic disorder makes her deathly 1:25 p.m.-ish: There’s no cure for the mance so riveting and fearless that you in such a timely manner that I could still
allergic to sunlight and a boy who looks malady suffered by Bella Thorne in Mid- can’t believe she’s the same woman who catch a 4:55 screening of Paul, Apostle
like the Terminator. That the latter is night Sun. But it turns out there’s a very portrays the regal Elizabeth on Netflix’s of Christ, but evening commitments
played by Patrick Schwarzenegger is effective cure for the enervating effects The Crown. Next up for the actress: play- mean it’ll have to wait. Lent is a season of
about all the diversion I got from the of Midnight Sun itself, and it comes in ing heavily pierced anti-heroine Lisbeth forgiveness, right?
fi lm, considering that the young actor’s the form of the lean, mean, viciously Salander in this fall’s The Girl in the
resemblance to his dad is both eerie entertaining Steven Soderbergh thriller Spider’s Web. I’m beginning to think it’s
For reviews of Tomb Raider, I Can
and amusing, particularly when Patrick Unsane. Shot wholly on three iPhone 7 actually Claire Foy’s talent that’s unsane.
Only Imagine, Love, Simon, A Wrinkle
smiles and you can’t tell if the kid’s fi xed Pluses outfitted with special lenses – one 3:05-ish: I’m a couple minutes late for
in Time, Red Sparrow, The Strangers:
grin/grimace with accompanying dead of them a fisheye for added trippiness – Pacific Rim: Uprising, and that both-
Prey at Night, and other recent releases,
eyes means he’s happy, about to kill the fi lm finds Claire Foy’s stalking victim ers me, as I’m betting this follow-up to
visit RCReader.com/movies.
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Satin Worshipper do more to signal that you’re high-status
through a sort of reverse conspicuous con-
My parents said they’d give my fiancé sumption – for example, loudly and proudly
and me money for a wedding or for a down throwing a backyard wedding with a barbe-
payment on a home. They aren’t wealthy, cue-lunch buffet … scooped onto the finest
so my fiancé and I would have to fund 250-count disposable Chinet $14.99 can buy.
about half of the wedding, or possibly (Yes, you two are so comfortable with your
more. He doesn’t care about a big wed- place in the social world that you can throw
ding, and I agree that it would be fantastic an aggressively unlavish wedding.)
to have money to put toward a home. Still, Your guests will cry just the same as you
my friends are getting married and having say “I do” in a dress you picked up for $9
these beautiful, lavish weddings, and I at Goodwill. Best of all, after your frugally
worry that I’d regret not having one, too. fabulous nuptials, you can go straight off
– Bridechilla on your honeymoon – the two of you rather
than the three of you: you, your husband, and
Let’s think this through. First, there’s “We the credit counselor.
blew our friends away with the wedding of
the century!” And then: “But strangely, none
of them showed up to our housewarming in Wall of Me
our new tent beneath the overpass.” I’m a single woman struggling with
To understand your longing to get mar- maintaining boundaries. I find myself
ried in, say, the suburban Taj Mahal, with going along in the moment with things
Beyoncé as entertainment, it helps to under- men do or want – saying “sure, that’s cool”
stand that we are imperfectly rational. Our even when it’s not. I’m pretty assertive in
emotions are our first responders, and those other areas, so it’s confusing that I’d be
still driving us today are often a mismatch such a wimp with men.
with our modern world. They evolved to – Yes Woman
solve mating and survival problems in ances-
tral times. Back then, humans were probably Guys love a woman who says yes – until
around the same small band of 25 or 50 they’re done doing whatever she said yes to.
people all the time. This was a harsh world, It isn’t surprising that you’re inconsistently
entirely lacking in 7-Elevens and online list- assertive. There’s this myth of the self as a
ings of couches to surf. single, stable entity – like one of those Easter
This meant that reputation and status mat- Island statues (but with lip gloss and an
tered – in a life-or-death way. Take the drive iPhone). However, evolutionary psychologist
for female status competition that’s gnawing Lee A. Kirkpatrick and his colleagues find
at you. It has a long history in both human that our self-evaluations (and the behavior
and nonhuman primates (monkeys, gorillas, that follows) evolved to be “domain-specific”
etc.). Primatologist and anthropologist Sarah – different in different areas of our lives.
Blaffer Hrdy explains, “Access to resources – “Situational variables” matter – such as
the key to successful gestation and lactation the value of a potential relationship. So you
– and the ability to protect one’s family from might march around like some warrior prin-
members of one’s own species are so nearly cess of the work world yet want a boyfriend
correlated with status that female status has so badly that you show guys you’re dating
become very nearly an end in itself.” that there’s no amount of backward that’s too
Well, guess what: In our modern world, far for you to bend over.
you have access to resources – at the grocery The good news is that your emotions are
store you drive to in your climate-controlled not your factory foreman. You will not be
comfortable car. If there’s a problem with fired and end up sleeping on cardboard in a
lactation, you hit a number on your phone, doorway if you refuse to obey them. Reflect
and some nice nurse at your obstetrician’s on possible boundary-challenging scenarios
office gets right on it. And because you are and preplan what you’ll say – and then just
not, say, a chimp, if you need to protect your say it. State your limits, despite any inner
family from members of your own species, squeals of protest from your fears (those
you dial 911. jerks). Expect this to feel uncomfortable, but
Understanding how starkly mismatched do it anyway. In time, you should see that it’s
our evolved emotions can be with our self-respect, not compliance, that earns you
modern lives may put your longing to join respect from others – leading them to want
the wed-spend olympiad into perspec- you for more than … um … temporary erec-
tive. Ironically, you and your fiancé might tion relief.

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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY By Rob Brezsny
ARIES (March 21-April 19): A few irrelevant concerns that they lose all instinct for love and appreciation, not flashy material goods. up. APRIL FOOL! Everything I just said was
years ago, a New Zealander named being in the right place at the right time. I regret (For best results, don’t just wait around for the ridiculous and false. The truth is, now is a perfect
Bruce Simpson announced plans to to inform you that you are now at risk of being an goodies to stream in. Ask for them!) moment to meditate on the gifts and blessings
build a cruise missile at his home using eedle-doddle. APRIL FOOL! I lied. In fact, the your mother gave you. If she is still alive, express
parts he bought legally from eBay and other truth is just the opposite. I have rarely seen you so SCORPIO (October 23-November 21): your gratitude to her. If she has passed on, do a
online stores. In accordance with current well-primed to respond vigorously and bravely to There’s a narrow waterway between ritual to honor and celebrate her.
astrological omens, I suggest you initiate a Big Magic Moments. For the foreseeable future, Asia and Europe. In the Fifth Century
comparable project. For example, you could you are King or Queen of Carpe Diem. B.C., Persian King Xerxes had two AQUARIUS (January 20-February
arrange a do-it-yourself space flight by tying 1,000 bridges built across it so he could invade Greece 18): Aquarian author Alice Walker
helium balloons to your lawn chair. APRIL LEO (July 23-August 22): Paul with his army. But a great storm swept through won a Pulitzer Prize for her novel The
FOOL! I lied. Please don’t try lunatic schemes McCartney likes to periodically act like and smashed his handiwork. Xerxes was royally Color Purple. She has also published 33
such as the helium-balloon space flight. Here’s the a regular person who’s not a famous peeved. He ordered his men to whip the other books and built a large audience. But some
truth: Now is a favorable time to initiate big, bold musician. He goes grocery shopping uncooperative sea and brand it with hot irons, all of her ideas are not exactly mainstream. For
projects, but not foolish, big, bold projects. The without bodyguards. He rides on public the while shouting curses at it, like “You are a example, she says that one of her favorite authors
point is to be both visionary and practical. transportation and strikes up conversations with turbid and briny river.” I recommend that you do is David Icke, who asserts that intelligent
random strangers. I think you may need to something similar, Scorpio. Has Nature done extraterrestrial reptiles have disguised themselves
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): The engage in similar behavior yourself, Leo. You’ve anything to inconvenience you? Show it who’s the as humans and taken control of our planet’s
Finnish word kalsarikännit means become a bit too enamored with your own beauty Supreme Boss! APRIL FOOL! I lied. The truth is, governments. I bring this to your attention,
getting drunk at home alone in your and magnificence. You really do need to come now is an excellent time for you to become more because I think it’s time that you, too, reveal the
underwear and bingeing on guilty down to earth and hang out more with us little attuned and in love with a Higher Power, however full extent of how crazy you really are. APRIL
pleasures. It’s a perfect time for you to do just that. people. APRIL FOOL! I lied. The truth is, now is a you define that. What’s greater than you and FOOL! I half-lied. While it’s true that now is a
The Fates are whispering, “Chill out. Vegetate. Be prime time to hone your power and glory; to bigger than your life and wilder than you can favorable time to show more of your unconven-
ambitionless.” APRIL FOOL! I told a half-truth. indulge your urge to shine and dazzle; to be as imagine? Refine your practice of the art of tional and eccentric sides, I don’t advise you to go
In fact, now is a perfect time to excuse yourself conspicuously marvelous as you dare to be. surrender. full-on whacko.
from trying too hard and doing too much. You
can accomplish wonders and marvels by staying VIRGO (August 23-September 22): SAGITTARIUS (November PISCES (February 19-March 20):
home and bingeing on guilty pleasures in your The coming days will be an excellent 22-December 21): Fifteenth Century Warning! Danger! You are at risk of
underwear. But there’s no need to get drunk. time to concoct an alchemical potion Italian painter Filippo Lippi was such a contracting a virulent case of
that will heal your oldest wounds. For lustful womanizer that he sometimes cherophobia! And what exactly is
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Actor best results, mix and sip a gallon of potion using found it tough to focus on making art. At one cherophobia? It’s a fear of happiness. It’s an
Gary Busey is very sure there are no the following magic ingredients: absinthe, point, his wealthy and politically powerful patron inclination to dodge and shun joyful experiences
mirrors in Heaven. He has other chocolate syrup, cough medicine, dandelion tea, Cosimo de’ Medici, frustrated by his extracur- because of the suspicion that they will disappoint
specific ideas about the place, as well. cobra venom, and worm’s blood. APRIL FOOL! I ricular activities, imprisoned him in his studio to you or cause bad luck. Please do something to
This became a problem when he was filming the mixed a lie in with a truth. It is a fact that now is a ensure he wouldn’t get diverted. Judging from stop this insidious development. APRIL FOOL! I
movie Quigley, in which his character Archie fine time to seek remedies for your ancient your current astrological omens, Sagittarius, I lied. The truth is that you are currently more
visits Heaven. Busey was so enraged at the wounds. But the potion I recommended is bogus. suspect you need similar constraints. APRIL receptive to positive emotions and delightful
director’s mistaken rendering of paradise that he Go on a quest for the real cure. FOOL! I fibbed a little. I am indeed worried you’ll events than you’ve been in a log time. There’s less
got into a fist fight with another actor. I hope you get so caught up in the pursuit of pleasure that than a 1-percent chance you will fall victim to
will show an equally feisty fussiness in the LIBRA (September 23-October 22): I you’ll neglect your duties. But I won’t go so far as cherophobia.
coming weeks, Gemini. APRIL FOOL! I lied, sort expect you will soon receive a wealth of to suggest you should be locked up for your own
of. On the one hand, I do hope you’ll be forceful exotic and expensive gifts. For example, good. Homework: What quality or behavior in you
as you insist on expressing your high standards. a benefactor may finance your vacation would most benefit from healthy self-mocking?
Don’t back down! But on the other hand, refrain to a gorgeous sacred site or give you the deed to an CAPRICORN (December 22-January Visit FreeWillAstrology.com.
from pummeling anyone who asks you to enchanted waterfall. I won’t be surprised if you’re 19): Now is a favorable time to slap a
compromise. blessed with a solid gold bathtub or a year’s supply lawsuit on your mom in an effort to New column published weekly at rcreader.com
of luxury cupcakes. It’s even possible that a sugar make her pay for the mistakes she made
CANCER (June 21-July 22): In the daddy or sugar momma will fork over $500,000 to while raising you. You could also post an exposé Go to RealAstrology.com to check out Rob Brezsny’s
Scots language still spoken in parts of rent an auditorium for a party in your honor. on social media in which you reveal her EXPANDED WEEKLY AUDIO HOROSCOPES
Scotland, eedle-doddles are people who APRIL FOOL! I distorted the truth. I do suspect shortcomings, or organize a protest rally outside & DAILY TEXT MESSAGE HOROSCOPES
can’t summon initiative when it’s you’ll get more goodies than usual in the coming her house with your friends holding signs The audio horoscopes are also available by phone at
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THURSDAY
2018/03/29 (Thu)
29 Russ Reyman Request Piano Bar –
The Phoenix Restaurant & Martini
Galesburg High School Jazz Band
(7pm) – Knox Alumni Big Band
Dylan LeBlanc – The Artisanals – Bar, 111 West 2nd St., Davenport IA (8pm) – Greg Ward & 10 Tongues
The Mill, 120 E. Burlington St., Iowa (9:30pm) – Fat Fish Pub, 158 N.
City IA
Moeller Nights: Colter Wall – Triple SUNDAY
2018/04/08 (Sun)
8 Broad St., Galesburg IL
Geographer – joan – Daytrotter, 324
Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Ancient Posse – Psalm One – Jamila Brady St., Davenport IA
Motel, 304 E Third St., Davenport IA Woods – Englert Theatre, 221 East Greg & Rich Acoustic Duo – Geneseo
Overtime (7pm) – Americature Washington St., Iowa City IA Brewing Company, 102 S. State St.,
– Bain Marie – TV Cop (10pm) – Greg & Rich Acoustic Duo (2pm) – Geneseo IL
Gabe’s, 330 E. Washington St., Iowa Len Brown’s North Shore Inn, 700 JC the New King of Funk – Iowa City
City IA N. Shore Dr., Moline IL Yacht Club, 13 S Linn St, Iowa City IA
Powell (5pm) – The Redstone Room, No Joy – Archeress – The Golden Jazz After Five w/ Big Fun (5pm) –
129 Main St, Davenport IA Fleece – Daytrotter, 324 Brady St., The Mill, 120 E. Burlington St., Iowa
Davenport IA City IA

FRIDAY
2018/03/30 (Fri)
30 QCSO Masterworks VI: Postcards
from Russia (2pm) – Centennial
Jim Ryan – Chief’s Bar & Grill, 1600
Crosstown Ave., Silvis IL
50 Shades of Rock – 11th Street Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th The Manny Lopez Big Band (6pm) –
Precinc t, 1107 Mound St., Ave., Rock Island IL The Circa ‘21 Speakeasy, 1818 Third
Davenport IA Students Honor Recital (3pm) Ave., Rock Island IL
Bill Chrastil – Riverside Casino and – Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. New Odyssey Band – Riverside
Golf Resort, 3184 Highway 22, Ambrose University, 2101 N. Gaines Casino and Golf Resort, 3184
Riverside IA St., Davenport IA Highway 22, Riverside IA
The Candymakers – The Maytags – Nick Moss Band – The Redstone
Blue Mud – The Redstone Room,
129 Main St, Davenport IA MONDAY
2018/04/09 (Mon)
9 Room, 129 Main St, Davenport IA
Silver Cliffs – Harley Corin’s, 1708
Elliot Graber (6pm) – The Ex– Moeller Nights: Durand Jones & State St., Bettendorf IA
Girlfriends – Starry Nights – Dee the Indications – Triple Crown Timeflies – Blue Moose Tap House,
Pretion (9pm) – Gabe’s, 330 E. Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, 304 211 Iowa Ave., Iowa City IA
Washington St., Iowa City IA E Third St., Davenport IA Willie Nelson & Family (6:20pm)
Greg Brown – Englert Theatre, 221 Caitlin Rose @ Triple Crown Whiskey Bar and Raccoon Motel - April 14 – Five Flags Center, 405 Main St,
East Washington St., Iowa City IA
The Knockoffs – Parkside Grill & Smooth Groove – 11th Street – Peanut Ricky & the Fiends – Public Library, 3210 41st St., Moline TUESDAY
2018/04/10 (Tue)
10 Dubuque IA

Lounge, 2307 5th Ave, Moline IL
Moeller Nights: Soccer Mommy
Precinc t, 1107 Mound St.,
Davenport IA
The Mill, 120 E. Burlington St., Iowa
City IA
IL
Rude Punch – 11th Street Precinct,
Fabio Augustinis Quartet (6:30pm)
– The Mill, 120 E. Burlington St., SATURDAY
2018/04/14 (Sat)
14
– Madeline Kenny (7pm) – Winterland & Cardinal Sound 1107 Mound St., Davenport IA Iowa City IA Cherry Gun – River City Casino Resort
R acco on M ote l O ne -Ye ar
Anniversary Party: Forrest Kline
(9pm) – Anthony Worden Disco
Party (10pm) – Gabe’s, 330 E. THURSDAY
2018/04/05 (Thu)
5 S. Carey – Gordi – Extravision – The
Mill, 120 E. Burlington St., Iowa City
Moeller Nights: Moon Ruin – Triple
Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon
Rhythm Room, 7077 Elmore Ave.,
Davenport IA
– Dent May (10pm) – Triple Crown Washington St., Iowa City IA Alex Zhang Hungtai – Haunter – IA Motel, 304 E Third St., Davenport IA Chuck McDermott – Uptown
Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, 304 Signal Decay – Tuth – Rozz-Tox, Sister Wife – Margaret Glaspy – Rootabaga Jazz School Tour Theatre, 221 1st Street NE, Mt.
E Third St., Davenport IA
Novet Album Release Party – Iowa SUNDAY
2018/04/01 (Sun)
1 2108 Third Ave., Rock Island IL
Cakes Da Killa – Plack Blague – CJ
Wye Oak – Englert Theatre, 221
East Washington St., Iowa City IA
Concert featuring Greg Ward
(6pm) – Knoxville High School
Vernon IA
Code 415 – Generations Bar & Grill,
City Yacht Club, 13 S Linn St, Iowa Eric Lugosch (10am) – The J Bar, 4215 Run (9pm) – Anthony Worden’s Auditorium, 809 E. Main St., 4100 4th Ave., Moline IL
City IA
SILT Spring Thaw Benefit Concert –
Elmore Ave., Davenport IA
Majority Rule – Lifes – Closet Witch
Illiterati Dance Party (10pm) –
Gabe’s, 330 E. Washington St., Iowa SATURDAY
2018/04/07 (Sat)
7 Knoxville IL Corporate Rock – 11th Street
Precinc t, 1107 Mound St.,
The Mill, 120 E. Burlington St., Iowa
City IA
– Artorias – Rozz-Tox, 2108 Third
Ave., Rock Island IL
City IA
Carlisle Evans Peck (6pm) –
The Bella Diva Band – River City
Casino Resort Rhythm Room, 7077 WEDNESDAY 11
2018/04/11 (Wed) Davenport IA
Gentlemen Callers (10:30am) –
Silver Cliffs – Jimbo’s Kucklehead Moeller Nights: Mothers – Triple Ascension Chapel, Augustana Elmore Ave., Davenport IA Burlington Street Bluegrass Band – Pennies on the Rail (11:30am)
Saloon, 902 16th Ave., East Moline Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon College, 3701 7th Ave., Rock Island Bstar – Built to Spill – Englert The Mill, 120 E. Burlington St., Iowa – Jos Sasson & Friends (1pm)
IL Motel, 304 E Third St., Davenport IA IL Theatre, 221 East Washington St., City IA – Happy Birthday Bill Sackter
The Tailfins – Rhythm City Casino Elizabeth Moen – The Weepies Iowa City IA Lewis Knudsen (6:30pm) – The Harmonica Salute (4pm) – John
Resort Rhythm Room, 7077 Elmore
Ave., Davenport IA MONDAY
2018/04/02 (Mon)
2 – Englert Theatre, 221 East
Washington St., Iowa City IA
C h a r l i e K i n g – B r o a d w ay
Presbyterian Church, 710 23rd St.,
Faithful Pilot Cafe & Spirits, 117 N
Cody Rd, LeClaire IA
Burns (6pm) – Dave Moore & Phil
Heywood (7pm) – Uptown Bill’s
Tanner Rodman – RIBCO, 1815 Ron Lubbers (5:30pm) – Knights Horse Feathers – Counterfeit Rock Island IL Moeller Nights: Marie/Lepanto Coffee House, 730 S. Dubuque St.,
Second Ave., Rock Island IL of Columbus, 1111 W. 35th St., Madison – Dana T – The Mill, 120 Code 415 – Harley Corin’s, 1708 State – Valley Queen – Triple Crown Iowa City IA
Davenport IA E. Burlington St., Iowa City IA St., Bettendorf IA Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, 304 Greg & Rich Acoustic Duo –

SATURDAY
2018/03/31 (Sat)
31 Laurel Halo – Purcha$e – Daylight Over Band (8:30pm) – E Third St., Davenport IA Purgatory’s Pub, 2104 State St,

Alissa Hunnicutt – Uptown Bill’s TUESDAY
2018/04/03 (Tue)
3 Collidescope – Iowa City Yacht
Club, 13 S Linn St, Iowa City IA
TOMB Band (10pm) – Riverside
Casino and Golf Resort, 3184
Slaughter to Prevail – Shattered
Crown – Doppleganger (6pm) –
Bettendorf IA
Killer of Giants: Ozzy Osbourne
Coffee House, 730 S. Dubuque St., Barrington Vaxter – Michael Moeller Nights: V.V. Lightbody – Highway 22, Riverside IA Gabe’s, 330 E. Washington St., Iowa Tribute – The Redstone Room, 129
Iowa City IA Morris (5:30pm) – The Mill, 120 E. The Bees – Triple Crown Whiskey EGi – Blue Moose Tap House, 211 Iowa City IA Main St, Davenport IA
Anthony Gomes – Winter Blues All- Burlington St., Iowa City IA Bar & Raccoon Motel, 304 E Third Ave., Iowa City IA The Knockoffs – Len Brown’s North
Stars – The Redstone Room, 129
Main St, Davenport IA
Dessa – Ion – Monakr – Gabe’s, 330 E.
Washington St., Iowa City IA
St., Davenport IA
Wicked Liz & the Bellyswirls (5pm)
Feel Free – Ono – Alex Zhang
Hungtai – Gabriel Ferrandini – THURSDAY
2018/04/12 (Thu)
12 Shore Inn, 700 N. Shore Dr., Moline
IL
Bob Dorr Trio – Riverside Casino Karla Bonoff – CSPS/Legion Arts, – The Redstone Room, 129 Main St, Iowa City Yacht Club, 13 S Linn St, Black Hawk College Jazz Band Matt Ulery’s Loom w/ the Knox–
and Golf Resort, 3184 Highway 22, 1103 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids IA Davenport IA Iowa City IA (6pm) – Cool Beanz Coffeehouse, Galesburg Symphony String
Riverside IA Moeller Nights: Marty O’Reilly & Greg & Rich Acoustic Duo – Green 1325 30th St., Rock Island IL Quartet – Knox Jazz Ensemble
Bugeye Sprite – Missipi Brewing
Company, 107 Iowa Ave.,
the Old Soul Orchestra – Triple
Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon FRIDAY
2018/04/06 (Fri)
6 Tree Brewery, 309 N. Cody Rd.,
LeClaire IA
Knox College Faculty & Friends
Combo – Fat Fish Pub, 158 N. Broad
(5pm) – Orpheum Theatre, 57 S.
Kellogg St., Galesburg IL
Muscatine IA Motel, 304 E Third St., Davenport IA Algiers – Horse Lords – Karen Meat Hawkeye State Stormer: The Nadas St., Galesburg IL Middle Western Album Release –
Clint Black – Rhythm City Casino – Gabe’s, 330 E. Washington St., – The Poison Control Center – Moeller Nights: Dave Hause – Triple Gabe’s, 330 E. Washington St., Iowa
Resort Event Center, 7077 Elmore
Ave., Davenport IA WEDNESDAY 4
2018/04/04 (Wed) Iowa City IA
Arch Allies – Riverside Casino and
The Prime Movers – TWINS – The
Volcano Boys – Codfish Hollow
Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon
Motel, 304 E Third St., Davenport IA
City IA
Moeller Nights: Caitlin Rose – The
The Coven – Miss Conduct – Leslie Angela Meyer (6:30pm) – The Golf Resort, 3184 Highway 22, Barn, 5013 288th Ave., Maquoketa Whiskey High Band – Riverside Kernal – The Michigan Rattlers
Jean – Iowa City Yacht Club, 13 S Faithful Pilot Cafe & Spirits, 117 N Riverside IA IA Casino and Golf Resort, 3184 – Triple Crown Whiskey Bar &
Linn St, Iowa City IA Cody Rd, LeClaire IA The Bella Diva Band – River City The Jason Carl Band – 11th Street Highway 22, Riverside IA Raccoon Motel, 304 E Third St.,
Greg & Rich Acoustic Duo – Circle Current Joys – Younger – Hot Tang – Casino Resort Rhythm Room, 7077 Precinc t, 1107 Mound St., Davenport IA
Tap, 1345 W. Locust St., Davenport
IA
Gabe’s, 330 E. Washington St., Iowa
City IA
Elmore Ave., Davenport IA
Danielle Nicole Band – Brandon
Davenport IA
Jeffrey C. Capps & Tara McGovern FRIDAY
2018/04/13 (Fri)
13 New Odyssey Band – Riverside
Casino and Golf Resort, 3184
Heavyweight – RIBCO, 1815 Second Kansas – Adler Theatre, 136 E. Third Miller Band – The Redstone Room, w/ the Central Standards – 6 Guitars – University of Dubuque’s Highway 22, Riverside IA
Ave., Rock Island IL St., Davenport IA 129 Main St, Davenport IA Uptown Bill’s Coffee House, 730 S. Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St., Nic Arp Band – The Mill, 120 E.
Moeller Nights: 4ontheFloor Mission Creek Week Local Music Larry Boyd (6pm) – Cool Beanz Dubuque St., Iowa City IA Dubuque IA Burlington St., Iowa City IA
– Vandoliers – Triple Crown Showcase – Iowa City Yacht Club, Coffeehouse, 1325 30th St., Rock Julien Baker – Gabe’s, 330 E. Blues Rock It – 11th Street Precinct, The Nirvana Experience – Rhythm
Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, 304 13 S Linn St, Iowa City IA Island IL Washington St., Iowa City IA 1107 Mound St., Davenport IA City Casino Resort Event Center,
E Third St., Davenport IA Moeller Nights: CJ Run – Taj & Laurel Halo – bTsunami – Patrick The Old 57’s – Fargo Lounge, 4204 Casual Classics Concert VI (5pm) 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport IA
North of 40 – Rhythm City Casino East$ide Ave – Jordanxo – Triple Blin – Shea Delaney – Iowa City Avenue of the Cities, Moline IL – Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Nova Singers: Our Earth, Our Home
Resort Rhythm Room, 7077 Elmore Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Yacht Club, 13 S Linn St, Iowa City IA Plack Blague – Daggers//Cloaks Ambrose University, 2101 N. Gaines – Knox College’s Kresge Recital
Ave., Davenport IA Motel, 304 E Third St., Davenport IA Moeller Nights: Buck Meek – Triple – White Batzz – Rozz-Tox, 2108 St., Davenport IA Hall, 2 East South St., Knox College,
Project X – Fargo Lounge, 4204 Sammy Miller & the Congregation Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Third Ave., Rock Island IL Cherry Gun – River City Casino Resort Galesburg IL
Avenue of the Cities, Moline IL – The Low Down – The Redstone Motel, 304 E Third St., Davenport IA Primitive Man – Spectral Voice – Rhythm Room, 7077 Elmore Ave., Rootabaga Kids: Greg Ward & 10
The Ron Tegeler Jazz FourTet (6pm) Room, 129 Main St, Davenport IA Molly Durnin – The Faithful Pilot Cafe Aseethe – RIBCO, 1815 Second Davenport IA Tongues (10am) – Galesburg
– Cool Beanz Coffeehouse, 1325 Take 6 – University of Dubuque’s & Spirits, 117 N Cody Rd, LeClaire IA Ave., Rock Island IL Digitour: Arctic Lights (6:30pm) – Public Library, 40 E Simmons St,
30th St., Rock Island IL Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St., Nu Gruv Showcase & Jam – Rozz- QCSO Masterworks VI: Postcards Gabe’s, 330 E. Washington St., Iowa Galesburg IL
Russ Reyman Request Piano Bar – Dubuque IA Tox, 2108 Third Ave., Rock Island IL from Russia – Adler Theatre, 136 E. City IA Russ Reyman Request Piano Bar –
The Phoenix Restaurant & Martini Xylouris White w/ Paul Cary QC Ukulele Club (noon) – Moline Third St., Davenport IA Elena Colombi – Itsi – Rozz-Tox, 2108 The Phoenix Restaurant & Martini
Bar, 111 West 2nd St., Davenport IA Third Ave., Rock Island IL Bar, 111 West 2nd St., Davenport IA
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Live Music Live Music Live Music
Email all listings to calendar@rcreader.com • Deadline 5 p.m. Thursday before publication

The Way Down Wanderers – Cedar Lojo Russo (6:30pm) – The Faithful Colona IL
County Cobras – Iowa City Yacht Pilot Cafe & Spirits, 117 N Cody Rd, Bugeye Sprite – Harley Corin’s, 1708
Club, 13 S Linn St, Iowa City IA LeClaire IA State St., Bettendorf IA
Whiskey Motel – Fargo Lounge, 4204 Cinema Sweethearts: Songs of the
Avenue of the Cities, Moline IL
THURSDAY
2018/04/19 (Thu)
19 Silver Screen – Coralville Center
for the Performing Arts, 1301 5th

SUNDAY
2018/04/15 (Sun)
15 Cocordion – Archeress – Rozz-Tox,
2108 Third Ave., Rock Island IL
St., Coralville IA
Code 415 – Crabby’s Bar & Grill, 826 W.
Classical Moods String Quartet Coralville Central Elementary 1st Ave., Coal Valley IL
(3pm) – Grace Lutheran Church, Music Concert – Coralville Center Electric Shock: AC/DC Tribute –
1140 E. High St., Davenport IA for the Performing Arts, 1301 5th Mizzipi Mud: ZZ Top Tribute
HomeBrewed – Two-Bit Maniac St., Coralville IA – RIBCO, 1815 Second Ave., Rock
(4pm) – The Mill, 120 E. Burlington DakhaBrakha (7 & 9:30pm) – Island IL
St., Iowa City IA Hancher Auditorium, 141 East Park Euforquestra – Kind Country –
Johanna Warren – Maitland – Rozz- Rd., Iowa City IA Glass Femur – Gabe’s, 330 E.
Tox, 2108 Third Ave., Rock Island IL Dave Zollo – Riverside Casino and Washington St., Iowa City IA
Martin Carthy – CSPS/Legion Arts, Golf Resort, 3184 Highway 22, Gray Wolf Band – Edje Nightclub at
1103 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids IA Riverside IA Jumer’s Casino and Hotel, I-280 &
Nova Singers: Our Earth, Our Euforquestra – The Dawn – The Hwy 92, Rock Island IL
Home – St. Paul Lutheran Church Redstone Room, 129 Main St, Greg & Rich Acoustic Duo – Jim’s
- Davenport, 2136 Brady St., Davenport IA Knoxville Tap, 8716 Knoxville Rd.,
Davenport IA Milan IL
Polyrhythms’ Third Sunday Jazz
Workshop & Matinee Series – FRIDAY
2018/04/20 (Fri)
20 Haphazard – 11th Street Precinct,
1107 Mound St., Davenport IA
The Redstone Room, 129 Main St, Blues Rock It – Parkside Grill & Moeller Nights: Angela Meyer –
Davenport IA Lounge, 2307 5th Ave, Moline IL Sean Costanza – Triple Crown
Senior Recital: Pianist Alex Reed Bucktown Revue – Nighswander Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, 304
(2pm) – Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Theatre, 2822 Eastern Ave, E Third St., Davenport IA
Ambrose University, 2101 N. Gaines Davenport IA The Nadas – The Mill, 120 E.
St., Davenport IA Dead Larry – 6 Odd Rats – Space Burlington St., Iowa City IA
Monkey Mafia – Hot Room – The Russ Reyman Request Piano Bar – Ryan Harris Brown @ RME Community Stage - April 17
MONDAY
2018/04/16 (Mon)
16 Mand – Iowa City Yacht Club, 13 S
Linn St, Iowa City IA
The Phoenix Restaurant & Martini
Bar, 111 West 2nd St., Davenport IA Moeller Nights: Lanz – The Penny Casino and Golf Resort, 3184 3184 Highway 22, Riverside IA
Moeller Nights: The Wild Reeds Funktastic Five – 11th Street Sarah Darling (7pm) – Pastmasters Serfs – Laska – Triple Crown Highway 22, Riverside IA The Night People – Fargo Lounge,
– The Lonely Biscuits – Triple Precinc t, 1107 Mound St., (8:30pm) – Riverside Casino and Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel, 304 The Fez – The Mill, 120 E. Burlington 4204 Avenue of the Cities, Moline IL
Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Davenport IA Golf Resort, 3184 Highway 22, E Third St., Davenport IA St., Iowa City IA Peter Case – Princeton Coffeehouse,
Motel, 304 E Third St., Davenport IA Jazz After Five w/ Bob Washut Trio Riverside IA Quad City Ukulele Club (6:30pm) – Jim Ryan – Steel Head Tavern, 181 25 E. Marion St., Princeton IL
Ron Lubbers (5:30pm) – Knights (5pm) – The Mill, 120 E. Burlington Smooth Groove – Fargo Lounge, Western District Library, 1111 4th 17th St., Moline IL QCSO: A Space Odyssey (2:30pm)
of Columbus, 1111 W. 35th St., St., Iowa City IA 4204 Avenue of the Cities, Moline IL St., Orion IL Kweku Collins – Soultru – Sons of – Adler Theatre, 136 E. Third St.,
Davenport IA Larry Boyd (6pm) – Cool Beanz The Stone Flowers – River City Victor Wooten – The Redstone MARS – Daytrotter, 324 Brady St., Davenport IA
Coffeehouse, 1325 30th St., Rock Casino Resort Rhythm Room, 7077 Room, 129 Main St, Davenport IA Davenport IA Rockin’ for the March of Dimes
TUESDAY
2018/04/17 (Tue)
17 Island IL Elmore Ave., Davenport IA The LK Trio (6pm) – Steeplegate Inn, Benefit: Bugeye Sprite –

Caroline Rose & the Go Rounds –
Moeller Nights: Michigander –
Seasaw – Triple Crown Whiskey
SUNDAY
2018/04/22 (Sun)
22 THURSDAY
2018/04/26 (Thu)
26 100 W 76th St., Davenport IA
Moeller Nights: The Blackfoot
Daylight Over – LipStick Slick –
Rascals Live, 1414 15th St., Moline IL
The Redstone Room, 129 Main St, Bar & Raccoon Motel, 304 E Third Akropolis Reed Quintet – Galvin Gypsies – Triple Crown Whiskey Russ Reyman Request Piano Bar –
Davenport IA St., Davenport IA Moeller Nights: Forlorn Strangers Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose Bar & Raccoon Motel, 304 E Third The Phoenix Restaurant & Martini
Kirk wood Elementar y Music Moonshine Run – River City Casino – Smooth Hound Smith – Triple University, 2101 N. Gaines St., St., Davenport IA Bar, 111 West 2nd St., Davenport IA
Concert (6pm) – Coralville Center Resort Rhythm Room, 7077 Elmore Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Davenport IA Past Masters – River City Casino Smooth Groove – 11th Street
for the Performing Arts, 1301 5th Ave., Davenport IA Motel, 304 E Third St., Davenport IA Black Hawk College Jazz Band Resort Rhythm Room, 7077 Elmore Precinc t, 1107 Mound St.,
St., Coralville IA Pastmasters – Riverside Casino and Quad City Brass Quintet & Friends (6pm) – Cool Beanz Coffeehouse, Ave., Davenport IA Davenport IA
Ryan Harris Brown (6pm) – RME Golf Resort, 3184 Highway 22, – First Congregational Church of 1325 30th St., Rock Island IL Powell – 11th Street Precinct, 1107 Twiztid (6pm) – Gabe’s, 330 E.
Community Stage, 129 N. Main St., Riverside IA Moline, 2201 7th Avenue, Moline IL DHM Trio – Riverside Casino and Golf Mound St., Davenport IA Washington St., Iowa City IA
Davenport IA Rude Punch – The Channel Cats Resort, 3184 Highway 22, Riverside Slow Stoics – The Horse Theory Tyrone Wells – Gabe Dixon – The
Tedeschi Trucks Band – Adler
Theatre, 136 E. Third St., Davenport
– Soundblaster – The Redstone
Room, 129 Main St, Davenport IA TUESDAY
2018/04/24 (Tue)
24 IA
Glenview Middle School Mariachi
– Ivory James – Iowa City Yacht
Club, 13 S Linn St, Iowa City IA
Mill, 120 E. Burlington St., Iowa
City IA
IA Windy City Dueling Pianos – The An Evening with The Accidentals – Band Concert (6:30pm) – Moline
University of Iowa Latin Jazz
Ensemble + Jazz Repertory
Circa ‘21 Speakeasy, 1818 Third
Ave., Rock Island IL
The Mill, 120 E. Burlington St., Iowa
City IA
Public Library, 3210 41st St., Moline
IL SATURDAY
2018/04/28 (Sat)
28 SUNDAY
2018/04/29 (Sun)
29
Ensemble (6:30pm) – The Mill, 120 Mark Hestness – The J Bar, 4215 Greg & Rich Acoustic Duo (4pm) – Moeller Nights: Rogue Wave – Triple
E. Burlington St., Iowa City IA
SATURDAY
2018/04/21 (Sat)
21 WEDNESDAY 25
2018/04/25 (Wed) Elmore Ave., Davenport IA
Moeller Nights: Broncho – Condor
Sneaky Pete’s Woodfire Grille, 207
Cody Rd. N., LeClaire IA
Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon
Motel, 304 E Third St., Davenport IA
WEDNESDAY 18
2018/04/18 (Wed) Blake Rules – A–Wets – Tay Yung – Broncho – Hot Room – Gabe’s, 330 E. & Jaybird – Triple Crown Whiskey Karen Meat – Dana T Record-

Coralville Central Elementary
Coty J – JXSN – $upreme Team –
Dope Bam Bam (7pm) – Seasaw
Washington St., Iowa City IA
Burlington Street Bluegrass Band –
Bar & Raccoon Motel, 304 E Third
St., Davenport IA
Release Party – Mountain
Swallower – Rozz-Tox, 2108 Third MONDAY
2018/04/30 (Mon)
30
Music Concert – Coralville Center – Crystal City – Twins (10:30pm) The Mill, 120 E. Burlington St., Iowa Ave., Rock Island IL Black Hawk College Vocal Recital –
for the Performing Arts, 1301 5th
St., Coralville IA
– Iowa City Yacht Club, 13 S Linn St,
Iowa City IA
City IA
Jordan Danielsen (6:30pm) – The FRIDAY
2018/04/27 (Fri)
27 Lexi Parr Trio (6:30pm) – Dallas
Hendrix Band (8:30pm) –
Deere-Wiman Carriage House, 817
11th Ave., Moline IL
George Winston – Five Flags Center, Blues Rock It – Grease Monkeys Faithful Pilot Cafe & Spirits, 117 N Dallas Hendrix Band – Riverside Riverside Casino and Golf Resort,
405 Main St, Dubuque IA Sports Bar & Grill, 702 1st St., Cody Rd, LeClaire IA
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DJs/Karaoke/Jams/Open Mics

Cocordion @ Rozz-Tox - April 19

THURSDAYS
THURSDAYS Karaoke Night w/ Mike Matthews –
Hollar’s Bar and Grill, 4050 27th St, MONDAYS
MONDAYS

Bill Sackter Open Mic (Apr. 12) – Moline IL Karaoke Monday w/ Pierced
Uptown Bill’s Coffee House, 730 S. Open Mic & More: If Scars Could Productions Karaoke – Grumpy’s
Dubuque St., Iowa City IA Talk (Mar. 30) – Uptown Bill’s Saloon, 2120 E 11th St, Davenport
Karaoke Night – Bier Stube Moline, Coffee House, 730 S. Dubuque St., IA
415 15th St, Moline IL Iowa City IA Open Mic w/ J. Knight – The Mill, 120
Karaoke w/ Double Dz – Purgatory’s Open Mic Coffeehouse (Apr. 13) E. Burlington St., Iowa City IA
Pub, 2104 State St, Bettendorf IA – First Lutheran Church Parish Say Anything Karaoke – Gabe’s, 330
Open Jam Night – Rico’s Tropical House, 1600 20th St., Rock Island IL E. Washington St., Iowa City IA
Cantina, 1510 N. Harrison St., Soulshake – Gabe’s, 330 E.
Davenport IA
Open Mic & More: Mental-Health
Washington St., Iowa City IA
TUESDAYS
TUESDAYS

Awareness Night (Mar. 29, 6pm)
– Uptown Bill’s Coffee House, 730 S. SATURDAYS
SATURDAYS Faithful Anchor DJ Set (Apr. 3) –
Gabe’s, 330 E. Washington St., Iowa
Dubuque St., Iowa City IA Community Folk Sing (Apr. 14, City IA
Open Mic Night (6pm) – Energized 3pm) – Uptown Bill’s Coffee House, Karaoke Night w/ Okeedokee It’s
Cafe, 226 W. 3rd St., Davenport IA 730 S. Dubuque St., Iowa City IA Karaoke – Lynn’s BBQ & Saloon,
Open Mic w/ H.C. Wallace – Boots, Irish Music Session (Apr. 7, 3pm) – 1151 E. Iowa St., Eldridge IA
2228 E 11th St, Davenport IA Uptown Bill’s Coffee House, 730 S. Open Mic Night – Broken Saddle,
Rock the House Karaoke – Bottoms Dubuque St., Iowa City IA 1417 5th Ave., Moline IL
Up on 7th, 1814 7th St., Moline IL Karaoke Jean – Chuck’s Tap, 1731 W. Open Mic Night – Cool Beanz
Thumpin’ Thursdays DJ Night – Sixth St., Davenport IA Coffeehouse, 1325 30th St., Rock
Rascals Live, 1414 15th St., Moline IL Karaoke Jean Breakfast (Mar. 31 & Island IL FIGGE ART MUSEUM CURRENT EXHIBITION
Underground Open Mic & Jam Apr. 28, 8am) – Chuck’s Tap, 1731 Tuesday Blues Jam w/ Mark Avey
Session – Iowa City Yacht Club, 13 W. Sixth St., Davenport IA & “Detroit” Larry Davison –
S Linn St, Iowa City IA Karaoke Night – Boozie’s Bar & Grill, Cabana’s, 2120 4th Ave., Rock
114 1/2 W. 3rd St., Davenport IA Island IL

FRIDAYS
FRIDAYS Karaoke Night – K & T’s Bike Rack

Cabana Karaoke Night – Cabana’s
Sports Bar & Grill, 3303 Brady St.,
Davenport IA WEDNESDAYS
WEDNESDAYS

Bar & Grille, 2120 4th Ave., Rock Karaoke Night – Big River Bowling, DJ to the K (Apr. 4) – Gabe’s, 330 E.
Island IL 2902 E. Kimberly Rd., Davenport IA Washington St., Iowa City IA
DJ K Yung – Barrel House Moline, Karaoke Night – Roadrunners Hump Day Wing & Sing w/
1321 5th Ave., Moline IL Roadhouse, 3803 Rockingham Rd., Marybeth – Hawkeye Tap Sports
DJ Lacey – Hawkeye Tap Sports Davenport IA Bar N Grill, 4646 Cheyenne Ave.,
Bar N Grill, 4646 Cheyenne Ave., Karaoke Night – The Grove Tap, 108 S Davenport IA
Davenport IA 1st St, Long Grove IA Karaoke Night – 11th Street Precinct,
Karaoke Jean – Chuck’s Tap, 1731 W. Karaoke Night w/ Jim Harker – 1107 Mound St., Davenport IA
Sixth St., Davenport IA Hollar’s Bar and Grill, 4050 27th St, Karaoke Night – Circle Tap, 1345 W.
Karaoke Night – Circle Tap, 1345 W. Moline IL Locust St., Davenport IA
Locust St., Davenport IA Soulshake (Apr. 7) – Gabe’s, 330 E. Karaoke Night – RIBCO, 1815 Second
Karaoke Night – K & T’s Bike Rack Washington St., Iowa City IA Ave., Rock Island IL
Sports Bar & Grill, 3303 Brady St., Tw i s t e d M i c ’s M u s i c a n d Open Jam w/ The Channel Cats –
Davenport IA Entertainment – Barrel House Bent River Brewing Company, 512
Karaoke Night – Big River Bowling, Moline, 1321 5th Ave., Moline IL 24th St., Rock Island IL
2902 E. Kimberly Rd., Davenport IA Open Mic Night – Boozie’s Bar
Karaoke Night – Roadrunners
Roadhouse, 3803 Rockingham Rd., SUNDAYS
SUNDAYS & Grille, 114 1/2 W. Third St.,
Davenport IA
Davenport IA Karaoke Night – 11th Street Precinct, Open Mic Night (Apr. 4 & 18,
Karaoke Night – The Grove Tap, 108 S 1107 Mound St., Davenport IA 5:30pm) – Milltown Coffee, 3800
1st St, Long Grove IA Open Jam (4pm) – Rico’s Tropical River Drive #2, Moline IL

Wynn Bullock Revelations
Karaoke Night – V.F.W. Post 9128, Cantina, 1510 N. Harrison St.,
2814 State St., Bettendorf IA Davenport IA

THROUGH APRIL 29, 2018
Organized by the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, in collaboration
with the Center for Creative Photography, Tucson
Support for this exhibition is provided by The Donald and Marilyn Keough Family
Generous in-kind support for this exhibition is provided by Tru Vue, Inc. and Avyve
Sponsor for the exhibition at the Figge Art Museum: The Hunt and Diane Harris Family Foundation

Wynn Bullock (American, 1902-1975), Old Typewriter, 1951, gelatin silver print, 7 1/16 × 9 7/16 in., High Museum of Art,
Atlanta, Gift of Lucinda W. Bunnen for the Bunnen Collection, 2012.594, © Bullock Family Photography LLC. All rights reserved.

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ART MUSIC
Joseph Lappie: Personal Mythologies Durand Jones & the Indications
Thursday, March 29, through Sunday, May 20 @ Figge Art Museum, Monday, April 9, 7 p.m. @ Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel,
225 West Second Street, Davenport, IA 304 East Third Street, Davenport IA

A St. Ambrose University professor whose
works can be found in the art collections of
Yale Art Library, Ringling College of Art & Design,
D escibed by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel as the cre-
ators of “soul music that’s so much of the old school
that it might as well drive a car with fins,” Durand Jones
and the University of Dallas, Joseph Lappie & the Indications headline a Moeller Nights concert on
finds his talents showcased locally in the Figge April 9, the group’s self-titled 2016 album leading Spill
Art Museum exhibit Personbal Mythologies, on magazine to rave, “Jones absolutely dominates the songs
display through May 20. with his powerful, soulful, and ever-evolving voice.”
Lappie, an associate professor of art at St. A deep-soul revival band based in Bloomington,
Ambrose, is a graduate of Columbia College Indiana, Durand Jones & the Indications’ frontman, lead
in Chicago and Ball State University in Muncie, singer, and songwriter was raised by the Mississippi
Indiana. Throughout his career, he has worked River in Louisiana, and admits to having his life changed
with lithography, etching, letterpress, woodblock when his grandmother gave him an alto saxophone in
Moeller Nights presents Durand Jones &
printing, painting, and book arts. Beginning Joseph Lappie’s “Beneath & Behind” his youth. After Jones graduated from Southeastern
Louisiana University with a Bachelor of Arts degree, he the Indications @ Triple Crown Whiskey
about 10 years ago, though, Lappie began to @ the Figge Art Museum through May 20
shift traditional notions of printmaking, wherein headed north to Bloomington, where the nascent artist Bar & Raccoon Motel -- April 9.
the print is considered the artistic product, by creating installations of the carved wood blocks used entered a postgraduate program at Indiana University’s
to create prints. His latest exhibition includes three substantial bodies of work in this mode, and by Jacobs School of Music. After performing with a saxophone quartet, Jones served as frontman for the
including a variety of Lappie’s work, will highlight his range as a printmaker and an artist. IU Soul Revue, in which he musically collaborated with drummer/vocalist Aaron Frazer and guitarist
Joseph Lappie: Personal Mythologies encompasses more than a decade of the artist’s work. Myths, Blake Rein. The trio eventually added bassist Kyle Houpt and organist Justin Hubler to form Durand
gods, and people mingle in skillfully carved woodblocks, artist’s books, and prints. The figures Jones & the Indications, with the quinet performing and recording original songs inspired by classic
crouch and contort, transform into beasts, and look out at the viewer with raw emotion, and Lappie’s soul hits, deep rarities, and contemporary revivalists.
expressive, haunting imagery reflects the human psyche as well as the cultural environment that Supported by the Colemine label, the Indiana musicians debuted in 2015 with the single “Smile” and
shapes us. He references shared narratives passed down through centuries, including the Nuremberg followed it with 2016’s Durand Jones & the Indications, which Dead Oceans reissued in 2018 with live
Chronicle and stories of trickster gods Anansi and Loki, and by engaging universal allegories and his material from concert engagements the band played in Bloomington and Boston. Dusty Groove called
own experiences, Lappie provokes viewers to consider the relationship between our private realities the resulting release “easily one of the best deep-soul albums we’ve heard in years,” while the Chicago
and the outside world. Reader said of the ensemble, “It’s a band that writes compelling original material and turns out ultra-
Museum hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (open until 9 p.m. fun, dance-filled performances at the club. If, like many folks, you’re missing the panache and energy of
on Thursdays) and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m., and for more information on Joseph Lappie: the late Sharon Jones, this Jones will definitely fill the void.”
Personal Mythologiess and other Figge exhibits, programs, and events, call (563)326-7804 or visit Durand Jones & the Indications’ April 9 concert at the Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon
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