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 Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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