Arts & Culture

Carolyn Martin

Charlotte Blake Alston is a master storyteller, narrator, and librettist, and is spending two weeks in our community as a Quad City Arts Visiting Artist. She tells stories in the tradition of an African griot, interspersing both traditional and contemporary tales in a celebration of both African and African-American oral history and traditions.


The second annual GAS Feed & Seed Festival will be held February 15-17 in Davenport, featuring 20 bands, playing in two locations over three fun-filled nights. 


Musician Mikey Loy is renovating an old church in Le Claire, Iowa to create a new recording studio.
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Mikey Loy is the guitarist and lead vocalist for the local indie/rock band The Penny Serfs. 



Wikipedia / https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claude_Monet

Paintings by some of the best-known artists will visit the Quad Cities later this year. For three months, beginning in October, the Figge Art Museum in Davenport will host "French Moderns: Monet to Matisse, 1850-1950."

TEDxDavenport

The popular live lecture series “TED Talks” will make its way to Davenport this March, in the form of a day of educational talks at the Figge Art Museum.

Augustana College

Augustana College students will perform “In the Next Room, or the vibrator play” at the college’s Brunner Theatre in January and February of 2018. 

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