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 Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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