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Bix Museum Ready to Open

Jul 21, 2017
WVIK News

Years of hoping, planning, and raising money have finally paid off for fans of jazz legend and Davenport native, Bix Beiderbecke. A ribbon cutting was held Friday afternoon for the new Bix Beiderbecke Museum, in the River Music Experience.

Gaelynn Lea, 2016 NPR Tiny Desk Winner
Courtesy of Alicia Lees / Green Room Music Source

Gaelynn Lea, winner of NPR's second annual Tiny Desk Contest, returns the Quad Cities to perform at Daytrotter in downtown Davenport this weekend.

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Col. Davenport Historical Foundation

On Midwest Week, preserving historic homes in the Quad Cities - from the early 1800's and the 1950's.


Kara Walker's artwork The Emancipation Approximation is on view at the Figge until August 27. This series of 27 silkscreen prints features the provocative silhouettes for which Walker is known. 

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