Arts & Culture

Muscatine Art Center

After several years of planning, and two years of construction, the Muscatine Art Center is ready to celebrate the completion of its renovations. A ribbon cutting will be held Thursday afternoon at the historic Musser-McColm House. 

Courtesy of Jefferson Pinder

In the first part of of a two-episode conversation about art and race in the Quad Cities, Claire and Melissa speak with Chicago-based artist Jefferson Pinder. 

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Augustana College

The "A Team" leaves for China on Tuesday. The ensemble from Augustana College's Chamber Singers will perform in an international music festival, and sing in four concerts, two in Shanghai and two in Nanjing.

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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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