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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1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.




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