Get out of the house for some fun this week in the Q-C


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Posted Online: Jan. 28, 2013, 7:32 pm
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Inheritors, a drama by Pulitzer Prize-winning Davenport native Susan Glaspell, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts, Augustana College, 3701 7th Ave., Rock Island. Call (309) 794-7306 for details. Free.
Tuesday, January 29

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 Luther College Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. at North High School, 626 W. 53rd St., Davenport. Free-will offerings will be accepted. Call (563) 388-9880 for details. Free.
Wednesday, January 30

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.'

The documentary One Night Stand: Creating a Play in a Day will be shown at 7:30 p.m. at Rave Motion Pictures 53, 3601 E. 53rd St., Davenport. It follows comedic actors, writers, composers, and directors as they are given 24 hours to write, cast, compose, rehearse, and perform four short musicals in New York City. Admission is $15; tickets are available online. Call (563) 441-0242 for details.
Wednesday, January 30

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Adam Beck will play from 6-10 p.m. at Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. Call (563) 441-7000 for details. Free.
Friday, February 1

Maurice John Vaughn will play from 9 p.m.-midnight at The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Cover is $5. Call (563) 355-0655 for details.
Friday, February 1

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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, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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