There's all kinds of fun going on this week in the Q-C


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Posted Online: Jan. 21, 2013, 7:32 pm
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Rave Motion Pictures 53, 3601 E. 53rd St., Davenport, will show Manos: The Hands of Fate at 7:30 p.m. It is a Best of RiffTrax Live show with comedy commentary. Tickets are $12.50. Call (563) 441-0242 for details.
Thursday, January 24

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The drama The Bock-Eye by Tommy Smith, an adaptation of The Bacchae by Euripides, will be presented in Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall, Augustana College, 3701 7th Ave., Rock Island. The play contains adult themes and language. Tickets are $11; $9 for seniors, students, faculty, and staff, and are available online. Call (309) 794-7306 for details.
Friday, January 25 through Sunday, January 27; Friday, February 1 through Sunday, February 3

For more theatre, go to http://qconline.com/entertainment/, find the purple Q-C Events search box, choose 'Theatre' in the drop-down category menu, and click 'Go.'

The 30th annual Rod and Custom Show, featuring autos, motorcycles, and products, will be held at the QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island. Times are 1-10 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $7; free for ages 6 and under; free Friday with military ID. Part of the proceeds will go to the Children's Therapy Center of the Quad Cities. Call (309) 799-7469 for details.
Friday, January 25 through Sunday, January 27

The Stand-up Face-off 2 will begin at 8 p.m. at The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Wayne Lyter and Joshua Kahn. Each leads three comedians and a wild-card performer, and the teams will compete. Comics are tested with distractions and challenges while performing. Tickets are $10. Call (309) 786-7733, ext. 2 for details.
Friday, January 25

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Adam Beck will perform at 10 p.m. at the Daiquiri Factory, 1809 2nd Ave., Rock Island. Call (309) 283-1809 or email for details. Free.
Saturday, January 26

For more music, go to http://qconline.com/entertainment/, find the purple Q-C Events search box, choose 'Music' in the drop-down category menu, and click 'Go.'

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To search for your own picks, go to http://qconline.com/entertainment/ and find the purple Q-C Events search box. You can enter keywords, choose a category in the drop-down menu, or both -- then click 'Go.'














 



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  Today is Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.




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