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."

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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.

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