Daily planner, Nov. 29, 2012


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Screwy Cinema (film)
6 p.m., Davenport Library, 3000 N. Fairmount St. Free. (563) 326-7832, davenportlibrary.com.

"It's a Wonderful Life" (musical), Quad City Music Guild
7:30 p.m. today-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Prospect Park Theater, 1584 34th Ave., Moline. $15; $10 ages 11 and younger. (309) 762-6610.

Peter Geye (River Readings)
7-8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7833, augustana.edu.

Good, The Bad and The Mundane: Western Portraiture in the Late Twentieth Century, Alycia Reed (Thursdays at the Figge)
6 p.m. music; 7 p.m. talk, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. (563) 326-7804, figgeart.org.

Out Loud (Open Poetry/Prose Reading)
7-9 p.m., Downtown Central Perk, 226 W. 3rd St., Davenport. Free. (563) 324-1410, mwc@midwestwritingcenter.org, facebook.com/downtowncentralperk.

Gunga Din (Film, Cary Grant Tribute)
6:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. (563) 344-4175, info@bettendorflibrary.com, bettendorflibrary.com.

Randy Leasman (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333, feedback@rivermusicexperience.org, rivermusicexperience.org.

Solo Steppers (square and round dances)
7:30-10 p.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 415 W. 53rd St., Davenport. $4.50; $4 members. (309) 441-5880, popqc.org.

Jon Wayne and The Pain, Two Peace
9 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $7. (563) 326-1333, feedback@rivermusicexperience.org, rivermusicexperience.org.

Open-mic night with Karl
9 p.m., Kilkenny's Pub, 300 W. 3rd St., Davenport. (563) 322-8584.

Inside The Music (Quad City Symphony Masterworks Talk)
5:30 p.m., Hotel Blackhawk, 200 E. 3rd St., Davenport. Free. (563) 322-7276, hotelblackhawk.com.

Holiday Spaliday open house
3-9 p.m., John Taylor Salon and Day Spa, 4102 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island. Free. (309) 786-7090, info@johntaylordayspa.com, johntaylordayspa.com.

Maggie Brown
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333, feedback@rivermusicexperience.org, rivermusicexperience.org.

Aging Parents and The Family Legacy, Dr. Thomas Staley and Daniel Ellard
6 p.m., Kahl Home, 6701 Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport. Free. (563) 421-6861, hughes@genesishealth.com, kahlhomedav.com.

Jam session with John O'Meara and Friends
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655, info@muddys.info, themuddywaters.com.

Avey Brothers
9 p.m.-midnight, Rascals, 1414 15th St., Moline. (309) 797-9457.

















 



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