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Clinton Showboat Theater

From old favorites to small experimental productions, summer means great theater in eastern Iowa and northwestern Illinois. And this week on Midwest Week, our annual preview. 

Loeb Leaving QCSO

May 10, 2017
QCSO

After four and-a-half years, the executive director of the Quad City Symphony Orchestra is leaving, and not by choice. Ben Loeb will leave his position officially on June 30th.

Claire Hedden, artist workshop at Augustana College, 7 April 2017.
Tori Charnetzki / Augustana Photo Bureau

Claire and Melissa honor the mothers in their lives by considering the perennial question of balance, and in this case, balance between being both an artist and a mother.

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Jacob Bancks and Mindy Heusel discuss theworld premiere of Bancks' Occidental Symphony, commissioned and performed by the United States Marine Band. This work is inspired by the poetry of Illinois writer Vachel Lindsay.

In this episode, Melissa and Claire discuss a couple of recent films that grapple with the aftermath of WWII and the Holocaust, and pick up where they left off in their conversation with Dr. Jonathan Petropoulos. 

Davenport Junior Theatre

A kids theater in Davenport is set to start renovations after raising more than $160,000 for the project.

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.

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