Talking Art Carolyn Martin talks with Quad Cities artists.
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Carolyn Martin talks with Quad Cities artists.

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'Talking Art' About 'The Pirates Of Penzance' With Michelle Crouch

The comic operetta The Pirates of Penzance will be performed by Opera Quad Cities on Friday, June 14 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 16 at 3:00 p.m. at the Galvin Fine Arts Center on the St. Ambrose University campus.

'Talking Art' With Quad City Arts' Karie Gilson About Chalk Art Fest

The third annual Chalk Art Fest , hosted by Quad City Arts, will be held in downtown Bettendorf on Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9. In partnership with the 2019 Be Downtown event, the Chalk Art Fest will transform the brand new pavement of the Ascentra Credit Union headquarters—located between State St. and Grant St., across from the Waterfront Convention Center—into a giant work of street art.

'Talking Art' With Levitt AMP Galva Music Series Organizer John Taylor

Galva, Illinois, will come alive this summer with music, as a free 10-week concert series is being held once again in Wiley Park. The recipient of a 2019 Levitt Foundation AMP grant , music organizer John Taylor in partnership with the Galva Arts Council is intent on enhancing the lives of his fellow residents and transforming his city into a community destination for others.

'Talking Art' With Bill Campbell, On Upcoming Har Mar Superstar Concert

The Quad City Symphony Orchestra will perform a creative cross-over concert with the R&B/Pop vocalist Har Mar Superstar on Saturday, May 11, at the Rust Belt in East Moline. This performance is in collaboration with Moeller Nights.

'Talking Art' With QCSO's Marc Zyla, On Upcoming Har Mar Superstar Concert

An experimental and genre-defying concert will be performed on Saturday, May 11, at the Rust Belt venue in East Moline. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra has joined forces with Moeller Nights to present the R&B/pop performer Har Mar Superstar (whose real name is Sean Tillmann) in concert with the QCSO.

'Talking Art' With QCSO's Marc Zyla, On Upcoming Har Mar Superstar Concert

'Talking Art' With Aaron Randolph III And Daniel Rairdin-Hale

The Little Prince is being performed by the QC Theatre Workshop for three weekends, from May 3 to May 19, 2019. Based on the beloved 1943 book by French author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, this all-ages story has been adapted for the stage by Aaron Randolph III, Artistic Director of the QC Theatre Workshop.

'Talking Art' With Kim Findlay Of The Putnam Museum

Race: Are We So Different? is a thought-provoking exhibit currently on display at the Putnam Museum in Davenport. This interactive, travelling exhibit encourages the visitor to reconsider the idea of race through scientific, historical, and cultural lenses.

'Talking Art' With Diana Anita Allen

The choreopoem For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf , written by the poet and playwright Ntozake Shange, will be performed on Friday, March 29 and Saturday, March 30, 2019 at the Playcrafters Barn Theatre in Moline. The term "choreopoem" was coined by Ntozake Shange in 1975 to describe her work, which combines poetry with dance and song.

'Talking Art' With Rolf Achilles

Rolf Achilles, an independent art historian from Chicago, will give a lecture on Friday, March 22, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. at the Butterworth Center in Moline, entitled "Tiffany and Other Great Midwestern Panes". The lecture is free and open to the public.

'Talking Art' With Jon Fasanelli-Cawelti

The printmaker and artist Jon Fasanelli-Cawelti has a solo exhibit entitled "Atlas" on display at the Muscatine Art Center. Consisting of over 40 large-scale drawings and prints, the work in this show was created over the past five years despite — and perhaps because of — Jon's diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

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