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 Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Col. H.F. Sickless informs us that there will be new organization of troops in this state under the call for more men.
1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Davenport is like a gigantic carnival this weekend with the Bix Arts Fest taking over 12 square blocks of the downtown area. A festive atmosphere prevailed Friday as thousands of people turned out to sample what the Arts Fest has to offer.








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