For at least a couple of hours, cancer patients in the Quad Cities will have fun working together to create art. Tomorrow morning, the Foundation for Hospital Art will host "Paintfest America" at Genesis Cancer Care Institute in Davenport.
Instead of mowing lawns or cooking hamburgers, some local young people are learning filmmaking this summer. They've been hired by a production company called Fresh Films to help film episodes of a kids show, "Detectives Club."
Friday morning they were jammed together between racks in the Augustana College costume shop, helping a professional crew. The setting today is supposed to be a thrift shop.
This summer, Quad Cities residents can enjoy a new exhibit of photographs at the Figge Art Museum. David Plowden: An American Master features more than 70 images he recently gave to the museum in Davenport.