Time Out Calendar for April 18-24, 2013


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April 18: "Hammered Dulcimer," Bob Burns (Senior Day)
1:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free, 563-344-4175.

April 18, 20: "Spy Kids" variety show
7 to 9 p.m., Kahler Auditorium, Central High School, 1120 Main St., Davenport. $5; $4 ages 11 and younger, 563-441-0265.

April 18: Keith Soko (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

April 18-21: "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" (musical)
7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Bettendorf High School, 3333 18th St. $10; $7 students and seniors, 563-332-7001.

April 18: Cosby Sweater, Half Naked
8:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $6, 563-326-1333.

April 18-21: "Death of a Salesman" (drama)
7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Richmond Hill Barn Theatre, HK Robinson Drive and S. Stewart Street, Geneseo. $10, 309-944-2244, rhplayers.com.

April 18: Patchouli
4:30 p.m., quad, Augustana College, 639 38th St., Rock Island. Free.

April 18: Return: A Tribute to The Beatles
6 p.m., Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $32.50; $27.50 advance (show only), 309-786-7733, ext. 2.

April 18, 20, 21: "A Night of Fame and Fortune" variety show
7 p.m. Thursday and Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday, Alleman High School, 1103 40th St., Rock Island. $6; $5 seniors; $4 students, 309-786-7793.

April 18: "The Sound of Art," Abbie Sawyer (Thursdays at the Figge)
5 p.m. cash bar; 6 p.m. tour; 7 p.m. music, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-7804.

April 18: "Alternative Methods of Financial Exchange" open discussion (Independent Scholars' Evening)
7 p.m., Moline Commercial Club, 1530 5th Ave. Free, 309-762-9202.

April 18: Chuck Murphy
10 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $4, 309-793-1999.

April 18: I Love My Library/Poetry in Motion Celebration (music, essays, poetry, video)
6 to 8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free, 563-344-4175.

April 18: Teen movie (ages 12 to 18)
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free, 309-732-7323.

April 18-20: "Seussical" (musical)
7 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday, Sherrard High School, 4701 176th Ave. $6; $4 children, 309-593-2175.

April 18: "We Bought a Zoo" (film) and luncheon potluck
Noon, River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free, 309-523-3440.

April 18: Jazz Night (The Bebop Group, The Black Hawk College Jazz Combos)
5:30 to 10 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free, 309-200-0978.

April 18: Jam session with John O'Meara and Friends
9 p.m. to midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-355-0655.

April 18: Jazz Jam with the North Scott Jazz Combo
7 to 9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

April 18, 20, 23: "How I Became a Pirate" (children's musical)
10 a.m. Thursday and Tuesday, 1 p.m. Saturday, Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $8.50 (show only); $7.50 groups of 12 and up; $7 Girl Scouts April 20 only, 309-786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

April 18: "Pay Equity: What Do You Make (of it)?," Ruth Sweetser (lecture and panel discussion)
7 to 8:30 p.m., Room 102, Hanson Hall of Science, Augustana College, 726 35th St., Rock Island. Free, 309-794-7721.

April 18-21: "Hair" (musical)
8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, The District Theatre, 1611 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $20. Also April 25-28. 309-235-1654, districttheatre.com.

April 18: Open-mic night with Karl
9 p.m., Kilkenny's Pub, 300 W. 3rd St., Davenport. 563-322-8584.

April 19: Stayin' Alive: A Tribute to The Bee Gees
7:30 p.m., Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center, 2021 State St., Bettendorf. $15; $10 advance, 800-843-4753.

April 19: Mo Carter (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

April 19-21: New Playwright Festival (New Ground Theatre)
7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Village Theatre, 2113 E. 11th St., Davenport. $18; $15 ages 55 and older and students (good for all eight plays over two shows). Also April 26-28. 563-326-7529.

April 19: Stock-car racing
7 p.m., Davenport Speedway, Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St. $10; $9 teens and seniors; $5 ages 7 to 12; free ages 6 and younger, 563-249-1387, davenportspeedway.com.

April 19: "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.

April 19-21: "Chicago" (musical)
7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, W. High and N. Gaines streets, Davenport. $15; $14 faculty, staff, alumni, seniors; $12 non-Ambrose students; $11 groups; free Ambrose students with ID, 563-333-6251.

April 19-21, 24: "A Mighty Fortress is Our Basement" (musical)
7:45 p.m. Friday-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 June 1. 309-786-7733, ext. 2.

April 19, 20: ComedySportz Quad Cities (improv)
7 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $14; $12 advance, 309-786-1111.

April 19: The Night People
6:30 to 10:30 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, 563-386-1900.

April 19: "Laugh Hard" (stand-up comedy showcase)
8 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $3, 309-786-7733, ext. 2.

April 19: Epic (Scott County Wrestling)
7 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St. $7, 563-284-5165.

April 19: Biscuit Miller and The Mix
9 p.m. to midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. $5, 563-355-0655.

April 19: Quad City Flutes Unlimited concert with Phyllis Louke
7:30 p.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, W. Lombard and N. Ripley streets, Davenport. Free, 563-333-6251.

April 19: 4onthefloor, Weight, Satellite Heart
9:30 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $6, 309-793-1999.

April 19: Lee Blackmon
7 to 9 p.m., Dunn Bros Coffee, 787 Middle Road, Bettendorf. Free, 563-345-6099.

April 19: Milltown
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. food available; 8 to 11 p.m. band, Moose Lodge, 1025 S. State St., Geneseo. $5, 309-944-2025.

April 19: Lost Country Dancers' dance
7:30 to 11 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. $5, 309-764-9357.

April 19: Darlene Breuwet
5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Oak View Country Club, 1601 SW 3rd Ave., Aledo. 309-582-7916.

April 19: The Kris Lager Band, The Harris Collection, Natty Scratch
9 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $8, 563-326-1333.

April 19, 20: Smooth Groove
8 p.m. to midnight, Edje Nightclub, Jumer's Casino & Hotel, Interstate 280 and Illinois 92, Rock Island. Free, 309-756-4600.

April 19, 20: broadBAND
6 to 10 p.m., Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. Free, 563-441-7000.

April 19: "The Bucktown Revue" (music and comedy, old-fashioned webcast radio program)
7 p.m., Davenport Junior Theatre, Annie Wittenmyer Complex, 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport. $12, 563-940-0508.

April 19: Charley Hayes
Skinny Legs BBQ, 2020 W. 1st St., Milan. Free, 309-787-1117.

April 19: The Augustana Electronic Music Studio
9 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5; $3 students, 309-200-0978.

April 19: Phyllis and The Sharks, The Dirties
Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. 309-732-1631.

April 20: Eric Carle Day
1 to 3 p.m., Family Museum, 2900 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Free with admission, 563-344-4106.

April 20: The Gray Wolf Band
8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Hollars Bar and Grill, 4050 27th St., Moline. 309-277-9028.

April 20: Styx, REO Speedwagon, Ted Nugent
7 p.m., i wireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $29, $39, $59, $100, 800-745-3000.

April 20: "A German Requiem" (Handel Oratorio Society)
8 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. $20; $16 seniors; $10 students and Augustana faculty and staff; free middle and high school students and families, 309-794-7306.

April 20: "Evil Bong" Marathon (Horror Film Night) (ages 17 and older)
7 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free, 309-200-0978.

April 20: "Shots 'n' Giggles" (The Blacklist, improv comedy) and two comedians (ages 21 and older)
9 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10, 309-786-7733, ext. 2.

April 20: Fast Clydes
8 p.m. to midnight, Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, 563-386-1900.

April 20: Breaking Down Stigma: A Benefit for Mental Health Awareness (music, food, theater, art)
1 to 4 p.m., Schwiebert Riverfront Park, Mississippi River at 17th Street, Rock Island. Free; donations accepted.

April 20: "Cinderella" (Ballet Quad Cities, Orchestra Iowa)
1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $12, $17, $27, $35, 800-745-3000.

April 20: Spring open house and planet viewing
8:30 to 10 p.m., John Deere Planetarium, Augustana College, 820 38th St., Rock Island. Free, 309-794-7318, helios.augustana.edu/astronomy.

April 20: Crossroads
8 p.m. to midnight, New Windsor Depot, 110 S. 5th Ave. Free, 309-667-2801.

April 20: One-Act Festival
7 p.m., Moline High School, 3600 Avenue of the Cities. 309-743-8833.

April 20: Kevin "BF" Burt and Big Medicine
9 p.m. to midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. $5, 563-355-0655.

April 20: Rachel Park (student recital)
2 p.m., Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts, Augustana College, 3701 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free, 309-794-7306.

April 20: Spring Fun Day
Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Illinois Route 84 N. 309-654-2110, cordovadrag.com.

April 20: The Night People
8 p.m. to midnight, Greenbriar Pub, Restaurant and Lounge, 4506 27th St., Moline. Free, 309-764-2043.

April 20: Night sky observing
Dusk to 11:30 p.m., parking lot, Niabi Zoo, 13010 Niabi Zoo Road, Coal Valley. Free, 309-797-3120.

April 20: Holly's Buddies
5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, 563-386-1900.

April 20: "Side Project" (Studio Series Saturday, ComedySportz Quad Cities) (ages 17 and older)
9:30 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $5; free ComedySportz attendees, 309-786-1111, establishmenttheatre.com.

April 20: Cosmic
9 p.m., Mound Street Landing, 1029 Mound St., Davenport. Free, 563-323-1200.

April 20: National Astronomy Day
2 to 5 p.m.; 3 p.m. auroral borealis talk, Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free, 309-797-3120.

April 20: Lynn Allen
Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. 309-732-1631.

April 20: Family Groove Company, The Low Down
9 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10, 563-326-1333.

April 20: Rob Dahms and "Detroit" Larry Davison
Skinny Legs BBQ, 2020 W. 1st St., Milan. Free, 309-787-1117.

April 20: Kidz Day with Paul Cioe and The Hound Dogs
10:30 a.m. to noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5; free ages 12 and younger (children must be accompanied), 563-326-1333.

April 20: The Phamily Berzerker, Have Your Cake
9 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $7, 309-793-1999.

April 21: Jason Carl
6 to 9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-355-0655.

April 21: Handbell Choir
7 p.m., Ascension Chapel, Founders' Hall, Augustana College, 820 38th St., Rock Island. Free, 309-794-7306.

April 21: Pixie Tea
1 to 4 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. $10; free ages 2 and younger, RSVP required, 309-794-0991, ext. 30.

April 21: The Augustana Chamber Singers
2 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free, 309-794-7306.

April 21: Third Sunday Jazz workshop
5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $7; $5 advance, 563-326-1333.

April 21: Victor Wooten (Third Sunday Jazz matinee)
7:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $25, 309-373-0790.

April 21: The Blackhawk Chapter of the American Guild of Organists recital
3 p.m., St. Mark Lutheran Church, 2363 W. 3rd St., Davenport. Free, 563-322-5318.

April 21: Sunday brunch with music by The Terry Hanson Ensemble
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.

April 21: "Do the Math" (documentary and discussion)
6 to 8 p.m., Olin Auditorium, Augustana College, 733 35th St., Rock Island. Free.

April 21: Stock-car racing
5:30 p.m., Quad City Speedway, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline. 309-792-5030, freewebs.com/quadcityspeedway.

April 21: Country Traditions
2 to 6 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St. $8, 563-284-5165.

April 21: Victorian Bridal Tea
1:30 to 3:30 p.m., German American Heritage Center, 712 W. 2nd St., Davenport. $15; $10 members, 563-322-8844.

April 21: Circus Pages Family Circus
2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport. $15; two free admissions for ages 14 and younger per paid adult with merchant coupons; $2 additional child, 563-326-5338.

April 21: Kaiser Cartel, American Dust
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5, 309-200-0978.

April 21: Sunday jazz brunch with music by The Josh Duffee Quartet
10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. seatings, reservations required, Bix Bistro, Hotel Blackhawk, 200 E. 3rd St., Davenport. 563-484-5900.

April 21: Country dance and jam session (Midnight Riders)
5 to 9 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $3, 309-755-5622.

April 22: "Rome: Kalends of February" (Independent and International Film Series)
7 p.m., Olin Auditorium, Augustana College, 733 35th St., Rock Island. Free, 309-794-7721.

April 22: "Grierson's Raid and the Richmond Bread Riot" (River Valley 150th Anniversary Civil War Roundtable)
6 p.m., River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free, 309-523-3440.

April 22: "Lackawanna Blues" (film and discussion)
5 p.m. refreshments; 5:30 p.m. movie, Davenport Library, 6000 Eastern Ave. Free, 563-326-7832.

April 22: "Federal Historic Tax Credits," Anthony Rubano and Catherine O'Connor
6:30 p.m., Room 111, Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Riverfront Campus, 3300 River Drive, Moline. Free, 309-524-2053.

April 22, 23: "Broadway: The American Musical, Episode 2: Syncopated City" (documentary and discussion)
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free, 309-524-2470. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

April 22: He's My Brother She's My Sister
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10, 309-200-0978.

April 23: As You Were, Lover's Speed, Woglake, The Easy Mark
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5, 309-200-0978.

April 23: Barlowe and James
Skinny Legs BBQ, 2020 W. 1st St., Milan. Free, 309-787-1117.

April 23: "The Sound of Music" (Classic Film Series)
1 p.m. and 7 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.

April 23: Music student recital
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free, 309-794-7306.

April 23: "Who is Macbeth?," Don Wooten and Genesius Guild
6:30 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free, 309-732-7323.

April 23: "Arab Spring Today: Lessons Learned"
7 to 8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free, 563-344-4175.

April 23: Glenn Hickson
5:30 to 8:30 p.m., O'Melia's Supper Club, 2900 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island. 309-788-5635.

April 23: Mandolin Junction (open bluegrass jam)
7 to 9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

April 23: Gary Allegretto (Blues in the Schools artist-in-residence)
7 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free, 309-524-2440.

April 23: "Meanings of Flowers, Herbs, Leaves and Twigs" (World Book Night)
5:30 p.m. doors; 6 p.m. talk, Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. Free, 309-794-0991.

April 23: "Saving for College," Jon Crockett
6 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free, 309-797-3339.

April 24: Black Hawk College Jazz Festival (Geof Bradfield)
7 to 9 p.m., Room 306, Building 1, Black Hawk College, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. Free, 563-209-6832.

April 24: Euforquestra, FireSale, D. Bess
7:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $8, 563-326-1333.

April 24: Broadway performance with the District Theatre and Tristan Layne Tapscott
7 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free, 309-524-2470.

April 24: Night Light with Jim Stroehle
6 to 9 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, 563-386-1900.

April 24: Open-Mic Night Contest
6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5; free friends of RME, 563-326-1333.

April 24: "Rock of Ages" (musical)
7:30 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $39.50, $49.50, $59.50, 563-326-8522.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, July 24, the 205th day of 2014. There are 160 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rev. R.J. Humphrey, once a clergyman in this city, was reported killed in a quarrel in New Orleans.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rock Island Citizens Improvement Association held a special meeting to consider the proposition of consolidating Rock Island and Moline.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The home of A. Freeman, 806 3rd Ave., was entered by a burglar while a circus parade was in progress and about $100 worth of jewelry and $5 in cash were taken.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The million dollar dredge, Rock Island, of the Rock Island district of United States engineers will be in this area this week to deepen the channel at the site of the new Rock Island-Davenport bridge.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Argus "walked" to a 13-0 victory over American Container Corporation last night to clinch the championship of Rock Island's A Softball League at Northwest Douglas Park.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Immediate Care Center emergency medical office at South Park Mall is moving back to United Medical Center on Sept. 1. After nearly six years in operation at the mall, Care Center employees are upset by UMC's decision. The center is used by 700 to 800 people each month.








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