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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1864 -- 150 years ago: The female sex seems to have gone crazy on the subject of dry goods. When high prices keep them from increasing their wardrobes, they turn to stealing. Yard goods, hats, shoes and other items are being picked up and carried home.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Members of Everts Commandery No. 18, Knights Templar, under Commander H.C. Cleaveland, marched from the Masonic Temple to Trinity Episcopal Church for their annual Easter services.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Nate Hultgren pitched the Augustana College baseball team to a 10-3 victory over Carthage, striking out 11 men and allowing only four hits.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Marvel Leonhardi, a Rock Island High School senior, was the winner of an essay contest on advertising sponsored by The Argus and Advertising Age, a national advertising publication.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Augustana College band drew a crowd of 1,200 people for its annual home concert in Centennial Hall. The size of the crowd was indicative of the fact the band is rapidly approaching the stature of the Augustana Choir.
1989 -- 25 years ago: A benefit to raise money for extracurricular activities in the Rock Island Milan School District will be April 27 at the Quad City Downs harness race track. People buying $17.50 tickets to the second annual "Night at the Quad City Downs" will be entitled to an evening of harness racing and dinner.






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