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'Talking Art' With Figge College Invitational Winner Gail Ray

The 10th annual College Invitational art exhibition is on display at the Figge Art Museum in Davenport through Aug. 12, 2018. Students from eight different area colleges and universities have submitted their best artwork, from Augustana College, Black Hawk College, Western Illinois University, Knox College, and Monmouth College in Illinois, and from St. Ambrose University, Scott Community College, and Clinton Community College in Iowa.

'Talking Art' With Quad City Arts' Sarah Robb

The Metro Arts Youth Apprenticeship program, run by Quad City Arts, is hard at work on three new murals this summer. They are going up at Douglas Park in Rock Island, the K&K Hardware store in Bettendorf, and inside the south parking ramp of Genesis East Medical Center in Davenport.

'Talking Art' With Codfish Hollow's Tiffany Biehl And Heather Houzenga

Codfish Hollow , located five miles east of Maquoketa, Iowa, on a rural farmstead, is a unique music venue where prominent regional and national indie musicians perform in a rustic barn. Paste magazine has called it a "true oasis." Opened in 2009, Codfish Hollow has attracted a surprising number of well-known bands who have heard about the venue and the legendary hospitality of owners Tiffany and Shawn Biehl.

'Talking Art' With Mike Schulz

The Mississippi Bend Players , Augustana College's professional regional theatre, is beginning their second summer season with the opening of Big River on June 22. Based on the classic 1884 novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn , the original Broadway musical won seven Tony awards, and is being performed June 22-24 and June 29-July 1 at the Brunner Theatre Center on the Augustana College Campus.

'Talking Art' With Jonathan Burnett And Gaye Shannon Burnett

For the fourth year, Jonathan Burnett, Program Founder and Creative Director of the Urban Exposure Independent Film Project , and Gaye Shannon Burnett, President and Co-Founder of the Azubuike African American Council for the Arts, are holding a free 10-week program for aspiring young filmmakers in the Quad Cities.

'Talking Art' With Lynne Arriale

Jazz pianist, composer, and arranger Lynne Arriale will perform with her trio at the Redstone Room at the River Music Experience (RME), on Sunday, May 20, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Accompanying her will be Matt Ulery on bass and Jon Deitemyer on drums. The performance is part of Polyrhythms' Third Sunday Jazz Workshop & Matinee Series.

'Talking Art' With Scott Beck And Bryan Woods

The film A Quiet Place debuted April 6, 2018, to critical acclaim and commercial success, earning over $50 million on its opening weekend alone, and scoring a 95% approval rating on the movie review website Rotten Tomatoes. The screenplay was co-written by three filmmakers, including two natives of Bettendorf, Iowa: Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, who also served as executive producers. The third screenwriter is John Krasinski, who also directed and stars in the movie.

'Talking Art' With Ethan Good And Marc Zyla

The Quad City Symphony Orchestra (QCSO) will perform its joint Side-By-Side Concert with the Quad City Symphony Youth Ensembles (QCSYE) on Sunday, April 29, at 3:00 p.m. at the Adler Theatre in Davenport. Pleasant Valley senior Ethan Good, the grand prize winner of the 2018 QCSYE's Concerto Competition, will play a solo, the Arutunian Trumpet Concerto , with the QCSO.

'Talking Art' With Dawn Wohlford-Metallo

The 41st annual High School Art Invitational is currently on exhibit at the Quad City Arts gallery in Rock Island through May 3rd, 2018. High school art teachers from the six counties surrounding the Quad Cities on both the Illinois and Iowa side of our community nominate five of their promising artistic students to submit their work for the exhibition.

'Talking Art' With Carol Ehlers

Figge Art Museum docent Carol Ehlers will give a lecture entitled "Making the Connection: French Moderns, Monet to Matisse 1850-1950" at the Butterworth Center in Moline at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 15.

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