Arts & Culture

Illinois Hist. Preservation Agency

Sites in Morrison and Fulton are among the newest additions to the National Register of Historic Places. Today the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency announced 23 buildings, districts, and archaeological sites have been added to the National Register, that's administered by the National Park Service. 

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http://quadcityarts.com/ / Quad City Arts

A show this weekend will feature two stars: a Quad City Arts Visiting Artist and the stories she tells through drama, speech, and song. Maggie Brown has spent the last couple of weeks performing at schools and senior centers, presenting her one-woman show, "Legacy: Our Wealth of Music."

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

A 30-year-old Quad Cities festival will keep a couple of traditions alive, but change another. This morning, the Mississippi Valley Blues Society announced from now on, the festival will be held on Labor Day weekend instead of the one closest to Independence Day. It will still be held at LeClaire Park in Davenport with a tent stage along with the bandshell.

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Work has started to assure the long-term future of the Figge Art Museum. Today the Figge Task Force, appointed by Davenport Mayor Bill Gluba, held its first meeting.

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100 Cellos Have Arrived

Feb 6, 2015
WVIK Staff

Local artists will help the Quad City Symphony Orchestra raise money for music education and celebrate its 100th anniversary season. This morning, a truck delivered 100 actual, but un-finished, cellos, made in China, for a fund-raiser called "100 years, 100 cellos."

Oscar Preview

Feb 6, 2015
River Cities Reader

On Midwest Week, a local movie critic handicaps this year's Oscar nominations.

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