Arts & Culture

Scribble: Ryan Collins

Apr 29, 2017

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Dr. Seuss & the QCSO

Apr 28, 2017
QCSO

The Quad City Symphony Orchestra will reach out to the community this weekend - with a Family Music Carnival Saturday and special concerts on Sunday.

Rose Valland and Edith Standen inspecting a statue at Wiesbaden Collecting Point, 1946 May 24 / unidentified photographer. Thomas Carr Howe papers, 1932-1984.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

In observance of Yom HaShoah, Claire and Melissa discuss the importance of remembering the Holocaust, and begin a conversation with Dr. Jonathan Petropoulos, professor of European History at Claremont McKenna College, about how Nazi looting of artwork was a way for the Nazis to dehumanize people. 

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Courtesy of Andy Abeyta / Quad-City Times

For this week's Big Story in the Quad-City Times, reporter Amanda Hancock went behind the scenes of Ballet Quad Cities, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary.

Melissa and Claire talk about the intersections of art, Earth Day, and the March for Science through a closer examination of artists Katja Loher and Maria Sybilla Merian.

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Courtesy of Jason Platt

Claire and Melissa discuss federal funding for agencies that support arts, culture and education, such as the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Institute of Library and Museum Services.

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Kiam Marcelo Junio
Augustana Photo Bureau

This week, Claire and Melissa sit down with Chicago-based artist Kiam Marcelo Junio to talk about their work, their recent exhibition and performance at the Augustana Teaching Museum of Art, and the obligation of institutions to create space and community for and around marginalized voices. 

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