Time Out Calendar for Feb. 7-13, 2013


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Feb. 7: Levi Lowrey, Brooklyn Heuer
7:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10; $8 advance, (563) 326-1333.

Feb. 7: Rozz-Vox open-mic night
8 to 11 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free, (309) 200-0978.

Feb. 7: "The Bridges of Madison County" (film)
7 p.m., North Tower Lobby, Isle Casino Convention Center, 1777 Isle Parkway, Bettendorf. Free, (800) 843-4753.

Feb. 7: "Picturing Identity: The Allure of Portraiture" curator lecture, Rima Girnius
7 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission, (563) 326-7804, figgeart.org.

Feb. 7, 9: "The Vagina Monologues"(drama)
7 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. $9; $6 students advance, (309) 794-7306, augustana.edu.

Feb. 7: Goose Doctor
10 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $4, (309) 793-1999.

Feb. 7: "Hospitalite" (Independent Movie Night)
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free, (309) 732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.

Feb. 7: "A Contribution to the Critique of Social Justice in America," Dr. Mike Jerin
1 to 4 p.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, W. Lombard Street and N. Ripley Street, Davenport. Free, (563) 333-3911.

Feb. 7 to 10, 13: "Rent" (musical)
8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, The District Theatre, 1611 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $20. Also Feb. 14-17, 20-24. (309) 235-1654, districttheatre.com.

Feb. 7: Fran and the Country Gentlemen
8 p.m. to midnight, Len Brown's North Shore Inn, 700 North Shore Drive, Moline. Free, (309) 764-6823.

Feb. 7: "Herisson" (French Film Festival)
7 p.m., Olin Auditorium, Augustana College, 733 35th St., Rock Island. Free, (309) 794-7721, augustana.edu.

Feb. 7: Black Hawk College Jazz Combos
6 to 8 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (563) 326-1333.

Feb. 7: Inside the Music (Quad City Symphony Masterworks talk)
5:30 p.m., Hotel Blackhawk, 200 E. 3rd St., Davenport. Free, (563) 322-7276.

Feb. 7: "Ghostbusters" (Theater Throwback)
6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. $8.50; $7.50 seniors, students and military; $6.50 youth; $1 off members, (563) 324-1933.

Feb. 7: Jam session with John O'Meara and Friends
9 p.m. to midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, (563) 355-0655.

Feb. 7: Winter band concert
7 p.m., Moline High School, 3600 Avenue of the Cities. (309) 743-1624.

Feb. 7: "The Lion in Winter: Evergreen Poems and Poets"
7 p.m., Moline Commercial Club, 1530 5th Ave. Free, (309) 762-9202.

Feb. 7: Lojo Russo (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (563) 326-1333.

Feb. 8: The Mississippi Misfits
9 p.m. to midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, (563) 355-0655.

Feb. 8: Wild Oatz
8 p.m. to midnight, Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. Free, (309) 732-1631.

Feb. 8-10, 13: "Hank Williams: Lost Highway" (musical)
7:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 5:45 p.m. Sunday, 1:30 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, preceded by meal. Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $48 except matinee, $42; seniors, $2 off; 18 and younger, $29; show-only, $29.50; show-only 18 and younger, $22. Through March 9. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

Feb. 8: CASI/Plus 60 Valentine Dance (The RiverCity 6)
7 to 10:30 p.m., Center for Active Seniors, Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. $10; $8 advance, (563) 386-7477, casiseniors.org.

Feb. 8-10: "Crimes of the Heart" (comedy), New Ground Theatre
7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Village Theatre, 2113 E. 11th St., Davenport. $18; $15 ages 55 and older and students, (563) 326-7529.

Feb. 8, 9: "The Cavemen" (Men of LaBare, male revue)
8 p.m. and 10 p.m., Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. $20; $15 advance; includes two free drinks, reservations required, (563) 328-8127.

Feb. 8: Buddy Olson
7 to 10 p.m., Bleyart's Tap, 2210 E. 11th St., Davenport. Free, (563) 324-1661.

Feb. 8: Tony Hoeppner (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (563) 326-1333.

Feb. 8, 9: "Bare: A Pop Opera"
7 p.m., Center for Living Arts, 2008 4th Ave., Rock Island. $10. Also Feb. 15, 16. (309) 788-5433, center4living.com.

Feb. 8: David Burgess (Quad City Arts Visiting Artist)
3 p.m., Deere-Wiman House, 817 11th Ave., Moline. Free, (309) 743-2701.

Feb. 8: My Pal Trigger, PermaSmile, The Easy Mark (Battle of the Bands, Round 2)
9 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. Free, (309) 793-1999.

Feb. 8, 9: ComedySportz Quad Cities (improv)
7 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $14; $12 advance, (309) 786-1111, establishmenttheatre.com.

Feb. 8: Happy 4th Birthday to the ARTery (The Brett Walberg Trio)
6 to 9 p.m., The ARTery and Gallery West, 1629 2nd Ave., Rock Island. carolyn@midcoast.org, midcoast.org/galleries/gallerywest.htm.

Feb. 8: Valentine Special (The Jimmy Valentine Quintet)
7 to 10 p.m.; 5 p.m. dinner service starts, Lavender Crest Winery, 5409 US Highway 6, Colona. $5 cover; $10 food or drink minimum, reservations required, (309) 949-2565, lavendercrest.com.

Feb. 8, 9: Smooth Groove
8 p.m. to midnight, Edje Nightclub, Jumer's Casino & Hotel, I-280 and Ill.-92, Rock Island. Free, (309) 756-4600.

Feb. 8, 12: Quad City Mallards vs. Bloomington Blaze
7 p.m., i wireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. (800) 745-3000, iwirelesscenter.com.

Feb. 8: Chicago Farmer, Ernie Hendrickson, Jordan Danielsen
8 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10; $8 advance, (563) 326-1333.

Feb. 8, 9: Battle of the Bridges contest
11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Free, (563) 324-1054 ext. 266.

Feb. 8: Charley Hayes
Skinny Legs BBQ, 2020 W. 1st St., Milan. Free, (309) 787-1117.

Feb. 8-10: Quad Cities Builders and Remodelers Association Home Show
Noon to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island. $7; $6 advance; $5 ages 60 and older noon to 5 p.m. Friday; free ages 16 and younger, (309) 788-5912, qccaexpocenter.com.

Feb. 8: The Manny Lopez Big Band
6 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $15; $12 advance, (309) 786-7733 ext. 2.

Feb. 8-10: Iowa/Illinois Regional Auto Show
10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $7; $6 ages 62 and older; $3 ages 7-12; free ages 6 and younger; free ages 12 and younger Sunday with paying adult, (563) 326-8500, riverctr.com.

Feb. 8: "Puss in Boots" (Family Movie Night)
6 p.m., Mary Fluhrer Nighswander Theatre, Annie Wittenmyer Complex, 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport. $4; $2.50 advance (includes pizza and lemonade), (563) 888-2227.

Feb. 8-10: "Triangle" (drama)
7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, North Scott High School, 200 S. 1st St., Eldridge. $8; $6 students and seniors; buy one get one free Sundays seniors, (563) 285-9631, north-scott.k12.ia.us/hs/index.html.

Feb. 8: "Murder at the Moonshine-a-Palooza" (interactive mystery dinner theater), It's a Mystery
6:30 p.m., Skellington Manor, 420 18th St., Rock Island. $35, reservations required, (563) 344-9187, skellingtonmanor.com.

Feb. 8: Mike Cochrane
7 to 9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (563) 326-1333.

Feb. 8: Darlene Breuwet
5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Oak View Country Club, 1601 SW 3rd Ave., Aledo. (309) 582-7916.

Feb. 8: Dan Hubbard and The Humadors
9 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5, (309) 200-0978.

Feb. 8, 9: An Evening of Short Plays by David Ives
7:30 p.m. Friday; 3 p.m. Saturday, Black Box Theatre, Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts, Augustana College, 3701 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free, marielrogozinski11@augustana.edu, augustana.edu.

Feb. 9: Hard Ball
8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Mulligan's Valley Pub, 310 W. 1st Ave., Coal Valley. Free, (309) 799-7515.

Feb. 9: "Undercurrents" (Mystery Book Discussion Group)
9:30 to 11 a.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. (563) 344-4179, bettendorflibrary.com.

Feb. 9: "RAGBRAI for Rookies"
1 to 4 p.m., Davenport Library, 3000 N. Fairmount St. Free, (563) 343-9118, davenportlibrary.com.

Feb. 9: Master class with classical guitarist David Burgess
10 to 11 a.m., Room 306, Building 1, Black Hawk College, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. Free, (309) 796-5478.

Feb. 9: Little Miss Blackhawk Valley and Miss Blackhawk Valley's Pre-Teen competition
1 p.m., Glenview Middle School, 3100 7th St., East Moline. $6, (309) 762-0884, glenview.emsd37.org.

Feb. 9: The Augustana Symphony Orchestra
8 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free, (309) 794-7306, augustana.edu.

Feb. 9: Songwriters' all-original open mic (Nashville Songwriters Association International)
3 to 6 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, adamschmidt08@hotmail.com.

Feb. 9, 10: Masterworks: Valentine's Day (Quad City Symphony Orchestra, Five by Design)
7:30 p.m. Saturday, Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport.2 p.m. Sunday, Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. $8-$51, (563) 322-7276.

Feb. 9: The Backwater Bayou Band
9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Tommy's, 1302 4th Ave., Moline. Free, (309) 797-4303.

Feb. 9: Acoustic jam session with Steve McFate and friends
8:30 p.m. to midnight, Tim's Corner Tap, 4018 14th Ave., Rock Island. Free, (309) 788-8830.

Feb. 9: Alison Saar artist talk
2:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission, (563) 326-7804, figgeart.org.

Feb. 9: Valentine's Day Gala(Five by Design)
5 p.m., Hotel Blackhawk, 200 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $125 (includes symphony ticket); $100 (for those with a ticket), (563) 322-7276.

Feb. 9: Laugh Hard (stand-up comedy showcase)
7 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $3, (309) 786-7733 ext. 2, circa21.com/speakeasy.asp.

Feb. 9: Winter Fun Day
12:30 to 6:30 p.m., Wapsi River Environmental Education Center, 31555 52nd Ave., Dixon, Iowa. (563) 328-3286.

Feb. 9: Victor Wainwright and The WildRoots, The Karry Outz
9 p.m. to midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. $5, (563) 355-0655.

Feb. 9: Cheese Pizza, Shadow Stone
Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. (309) 732-1631.

Feb. 9: "100 Laughs" (The Blacklist, improv) and two comedians (for adults)
9 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10, (309) 786-7733 ext. 2, circa21.com/speakeasy.asp.

Feb. 9: Valentine's dance (North of 40)
6 p.m. supper; 8 p.m. to midnight dance, Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St. (563) 284-5165.

Feb. 9: "Comedy Riot" (Studio Series Saturday, ComedySportz Quad Cities) (ages 18 and older)
9:30 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $5; free ComedySportz attendees, (309) 786-1111, establishmenttheatre.com.

Feb. 9: Ballroom dancing (USA Dance)
7 to 8 p.m. hustle lesson; 8 to 11 p.m. dance, Knights of Columbus Hall, 1111 W. 35th St., Davenport. $10; $7 members, (309) 755-2275.

Feb. 9: Rob Dahms and "Detroit" Larry Davison
Skinny Legs BBQ, 2020 W. 1st St., Milan. Free, (309) 787-1117.

Feb. 9: Caught in the Act
9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., Generations Bar & Grill, 4100 4th Ave., Moline. Free, (309) 757-1331.

Feb. 9: Jordan Danielsen
9 p.m., The Doc's Inn, 985 Avenue of the Cities, Silvis. Free, (309) 281-1008.

Feb. 9: Larry Riney book-signing ("Hell Gate of the Mississippi: The Effie Afton Trial and Abraham Lincoln's Role in it")
1 p.m., Barnes & Noble, NorthPark Mall, 320 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free, (563) 445-8760.

Feb. 9: Valentine Gayla for Quad Citians Affirming Diversity (Armonia)
7 to 11 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. $25; includes dinner, reservations required, (309) 737-6151.

Feb. 9: Cosmic
9 p.m., 11th Street Precinct Bar & Grill, 2108 E. 11th St., Davenport. Free, (563) 324-9545.

Feb. 9: Junior Board of Rock Island Mardi Gras Ball ("Black and White Masquerade Ball") (Johnny O, The Terry Hanson Ensemble)
6 p.m., Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center, 2021 State St., Bettendorf. $95, (309) 912-5966.

Feb. 9: The Augustana Concert Band
2 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free, (309) 794-7306.

Feb. 9: The Nadas, SHEL
8 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $15; $13 advance, (563) 326-1333.

Feb. 9, 10: Clock Tower and eagle watch tours
9 to 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 2 p.m., Mississippi River Visitor Center, Locks and Dam 15, Arsenal Island. Free, reservations recommended, (309) 794-5338.

Feb. 9: John McLaughlin (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (563) 326-1333.

Feb. 9: The Schwag
9 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $8, (309) 793-1999.

Feb. 9: Galva Arts Council Coffeehouse (Jazz on the Side)
7:30 p.m., Galva Arts Council Building, 128 Exchange St. Free, cahawki77@yahoo.com.

Feb. 10: Children's Botanical Beach Bingo Party
1 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. Free with admission, (309) 794-0991, qcgardens.com.

Feb. 10: "Picturing Identity" tour
1:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission, (563) 326-7804, figgeart.org.

Feb. 10: Sunday jazz brunch with music by The Josh Duffee Quartet
10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. seatings, Bix Bistro, Hotel Blackhawk, 200 E. 3rd St., Davenport. Reservations required, (563) 484-5900.

Feb. 10: Catfish Jazz Society jam party
3 to 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 1111 W. 35th St., Davenport. Free, (563) 391-1532.

Feb. 10: Open house for Fasching
Noon to 4 p.m., German American Heritage Center, 712 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free, (563) 322-8844.

Feb. 10: "Helping With Humor With ComedySportz" for Humility of Mary Shelter Inc.
6 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. Free, RSVPs requested, (309) 786-1111, establishmenttheatre.com.

Feb. 10: BeauSoleil Avec Michael Doucet
7:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $20; $18 advance, (563) 326-1333.

Feb. 10: Robert Van de Voorde (Quad Cities Civil War Roundtable)
2 p.m., Butterworth Center, 1105 8th St., Moline. Free, (309) 743-2700.

Feb. 10: Jason Carl
6 to 9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, (563) 355-0655.

Feb. 10: Sunday brunch with music by The Five Bridges Jazz Band
10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Brady Street Chop House, Radisson Quad City Plaza Hotel, 111 E. 2nd St., Davenport. (563) 322-2200.

Feb. 10: The Jerry Beauchamp Band (Eastern Chapter Polka Club of Iowa Valentine Dance)
1:30 to 5:30 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St. $8; free ages 20 and younger, (563) 285-5989.

Feb. 11: "State of the City Message," Dennis Pauley (Friends of the Rock Island Library meeting)
11:30 a.m., First Baptist Church, 3020 30th St., Rock Island. $6.50 (includes lunch), reservations required, (309) 781-1210.

Feb. 11: "Stargazing Along the Lincoln Highway," Jim Rutenbeck
6 p.m., Windmill Cultural Center, 111 10th Ave., Fulton. Free, (815) 589-4545.

Feb. 12: "The Ninth: Beethoven and the World in 1824" (German American Heritage Center book discussion group)
7 to 8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free, (563) 322-8844, bettendorflibrary.com.

Feb. 12: Mardi Gras Rajun Cajun Fest
5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. $30, $55 pair; $25, $45 pair (advance), (563) 326-7804, figgeart.org.

Feb. 12: "Driving After 60: Keeping Your Most Important Accessory, Your Keys," Caryl Altemus
2 to 3 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free, (309) 732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.

Feb. 12: "Kramer vs. Kramer" (Red Carpet Re-View, Academy Award-nominated film)
6 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free, (563) 344-4175, bettendorflibrary.com.

Feb. 13: "Roasting Coffee Beans," Benjamin de Waard
9 to 11 a.m., Windmill Cultural Center, 111 10th Ave., Fulton. Free, (815) 589-4545.

Feb. 13: Jordan Danielsen (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (563) 326-1333.

Feb. 13: "SPECTRA: Local Lovers Edition" (poetry,stories, songs)
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free, (563) 324-1410, rozztox.com.

Feb. 13: "Love is a Mix Tape: Life and Loss, One Song at a Time" (Get Lit book discussion group)
7 to 9 p.m., Old Chicago, 3030 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf. Free, (563) 344-4179.

Feb. 13: A Salute to Port Byron Historical Society President Carl Palmer
6:30 p.m., River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free, (309) 523-3440, rivervalleylibrary.org.

Feb. 13: Open mic and jam
6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (563) 326-1333.

















 




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1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th
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