Need spring in your step? Try something fun this week in the Q-C


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Posted Online: April 22, 2013, 5:09 pm
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Gary Allegretto, artist-in-residence for the Blues in the Schools program of the Mississippi Valley Blues Society, will perform at 7 p.m. at the Moline Library, 3210 41st St., Moline. Call 309-524-2440 for details. Free.
Tuesday, April 23

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 National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport, will show The Sound of Music for the Classic Film Series at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $8.50; $7.50 for seniors, students, and military; $6.50 for youth; $1 off for members. Call 563-324-1933 for details.
Tuesday, April 23

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The Cast of Impractical Jokers Live! comedy show will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. There will be videos, audience questions and answers, stand-up comedy, and more. Contains adult content. Tickets are $34.50. Call 800-745-3000 for details.
Friday, April 26

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New Ground Theatre will present The New Playwrights Festival with short plays by local playwrights at the Village Theatre, 2113 E. 11th St., Davenport. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Group One plays on April 19, 21, and 27 are Ferguson Payne's Sole Problem by William Allen Pepper, Leap Day by Dana Moss Petersen, The Return by Dee Canfield, and The Backfired Message by Jason Platt. Group Two plays on April 20, 26, and 28th are The Red Oven by Devin Hansen, Potsdam by Shea Doyle, 1706 Farnum by Mary Kay Gale, and Saying Goodbye by Dana Moss Petersen. Tickets are $18; $15 ages 55 and up and students, and are good for all eight plays over two shows. Call 563-326-7529 for details.
Friday, April 26 through Sunday, April 28

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.'

Mark Schultz, Aaron Shust, and Jonny Diaz will perform for their All Things Possible tour at 7 p.m. at Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. Tickets are $15, $20 for Golden Circle; $10, $15 for Golden Circle in advance; free for Augustana faculty, staff, and students with ID. Call 309-794-7306 for details.
Sunday, April 28

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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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