There's something fun for every taste this week in the Q-C


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Posted Online: March 18, 2013, 7:20 pm
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Comedians Bob Zany, Donnie Baker, magician Keith West, and The Zanettes will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 226 17th St., Rock Island. Tickets are $22, and are available online. Call 563-344-7000 for details.
Thursday, March 21

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The District Theatre, 1611 2nd Ave., Rock Island, will present the musical Avenue Q (music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx; book by Jeff Whitty). Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. The show contains adult situations and language. Tickets are $20. Call 309-235-1654 for details.
Thursday, March 21 through Sunday, March 24; Thursday, March 28 through Saturday, March 30

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.'

Elvis Lives! will be presented at 8 p.m. at the Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. It is part of the Broadway at the Adler Theatre series. Tickets are $32, $42, and $52. Call 563-326-8522 for details.
Friday, March 22

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 eighth annual Environmental Film Fest will be held from 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at Olin Center, Augustana College, 733 35th St., Rock Island. The schedule includes Last Call at the Oasis (11:30 a.m.), The Clean Bin Project (1:30 p.m.), and Chasing Ice (3:30 p.m.). Shorts will be shown before each feature. Healthy snacks and drinks will be provided. Call 309-794-7473 for details.
Saturday, March 23

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Beethoven's 'Kreutzer' Sonata and More will be the program for the Quad City Symphony Orchestra Signature Series at 8 p.m. at the Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar will be available at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $25; $10 for students. Call 563-322-7276 for details.
Saturday, March 23

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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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