Arts & Culture

Courtesy Mississippi Bend Players

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.



Summer Theater Preview

Jun 8, 2018
WVIK News

On Midwest Week, once again there'll be a wide variety of theater choices this summer - large and small shows, musicals, mysteries, and premieres.

Nathan Windt and Michelle Crouch

Jun 7, 2018


Circa 21

Orphans, hair dressers, and murderers will headline next season for Circa 21. This week the dinner theater in downtown Rock Island announced the schedule for its 42nd season.



Gaye Shannon Burnett, President and Co-Founder of the Azubuike African-American Council for the Arts, and her son Jonathan Burnett, Program Founder & Creative Director of the Urban Exposure Independent Film Project

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.


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