Arts & Culture

Scribble: Bill Hiebert

May 9, 2015

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MolineHenge - Part Deux

May 8, 2015
Curt Roseman

A second attempt to line up downtown Moline with the sunrise will be made on Monday. Organizers call it MolineHenge, because of its very distant similarity to the famous Stonehenge in England.

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Davenport Filmmaker Launches New Contest

Apr 27, 2015
https://twitter.com/QC7DFilms / Brandon Gale

Filmmakers who love deadlines will enjoy a new contest in September. Those who enter will only have seven days to shoot and edit an entire movie.

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RME Successful Fund Drive

Apr 24, 2015

An organization devoted to featuring live music, and music education, has just concluded a successful fund drive. A two-month campaign by the River Music Experience in Davenport ended March 31st, and it reached its goal of 62,000 dollars.

Landmarks Illinois

One of the most iconic statues in Illinois is in trouble. The preservation group, Landmarks Illinois, is calling attention to the deteriorating condition of the Blackhawk Statue in Ogle County.

submitted / University of Iowa Museum of Art

This weekend, one of Iowa's most famous paintings begins a European tour after having a facelift of sorts. Jackson Pollock's "Mural" spent a few years at Davenport's Figge Art Museum due to a flood in Iowa City.

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submitted / Quad City Music Guild Youth Chorus

A local group is introducing the art of musical theater to young singers and their families. Last fall the Quad City Music Guild Youth Chorus performed for the first time, and this weekend, the third-through-eighth graders will present "Songs of the Season."

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