Time Out Calendar for May 23-29, 2013


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May 23: Jam session with John O'Meara and Friends
9 p.m. to midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-355-0655, themuddywaters.com.

May 23: Rachel Brooke, JL Hellwater
9 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $4, 309-793-1999, ribco.com.

May 23: Mo Carter (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333, rivermusicexperience.org.

May 23: Spring choir pops concert
6:40 p.m., United Township High School Auditorium, 1275 Avenue of the Cities, East Moline. Free, 309-752-1646, uths.net.

May 23: "The Rock Island Civil War Prison: Andersonville of the North?" (documentary and discussion)
6:30 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free, 309-732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.

May 23: Piccadilly Circus
4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., The River's Edge, 700 W. River Drive, Davenport. $14 (with advance online coupon), $28, $38 ringside VIP; $8 children, $18 children ringside VIP, one child free per paid adult, 877-373-0477, fun@thefuncircus.com.

May 23, 24: Quad Cities River Bandits vs. Wisconsin Timber Rattlers
7 p.m., Modern Woodmen Park, 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport. 563-322-6348.

May 23: Celebrating America's Music in the Quad Cities
6 to 8 p.m., Atrium, Western Illinois University-Quad Cities, 3561 60th St., Moline. Free, 309-762-9481, wiu.edu/qc.

May 23: "Dealing With Dementia," Lorna M. Brown
Noon to 1 p.m., The Cellar Restaurant, 137 S. State St., Geneseo. $8; includes lunch, 309-944-9112, thecellar.info.

May 23: "Severe Weather," Terry Swails (Senior Day)
1:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free, 563-344-4175, bettendorflibrary.com.

May 23-26: Colona Memorial Day Festival
2 p.m. Sunday parade, Hennepin Canal State Parkway, Colona. 309-792-9777.

May 23:Health Fair
1 to 2:30 p.m., Geneseo Library, 805 N. Chicago St. Free, 309-944-6452, geneseo.lib.il.us.

May 23: Joint Paper on "Whither Moral Courage?" by Salman Rushdie (Independent Scholars' Evening)
7 p.m., Moline Commercial Club, 1530 5th Ave. Free, 309-762-9202, themolinecommercialclub.com.

May 23: "Cannibal! The Musical" and "Mr. Bricks: A Heavy Metal Murder Musical" (Horror Film Night, ages 17 and up)
7 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free, 309-200-0978, rozztox.com.

May 23: Jim Ryan
7 to 10 p.m., Greenbriar Pub, Restaurant and Lounge, 4506 27th St., Moline. 309-764-2043.

May 23: Solo Steppers (square and round dances)
7:30 to 10 p.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 415 W. 53rd St., Davenport. $4.50; $4 members, 309-441-5880, popqc.org.

May 24: Joe Louis Walker, Nick and The Ovorols
8 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $18; $15 advance, 563-326-1333, rivermusicexperience.org.

May 24: Opening reception for the Wilke, Salgado Jr. and Coulson exhibits
7 to 9 p.m., Quad City Arts Center, 1715 2nd Ave., Rock Island. Free, 309-793-1213, quadcityarts.com.

May 24: Friday Fun Night -- Test, Trophy and Gamblers
Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Illinois Rte. 84 N. 309-654-2110, cordovadrag.com.

May 24: Kiss Army, Wes Weeber's Brokeass Sellouts
8 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $10, 309-793-1999, ribco.com.

May 24: Machine Gun Willie
9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Generations Bar & Grill, 4100 4th Ave., Moline. Free, 309-757-1331, facebook.com/pages/Generations-Bar-Grill/266777441677.

May 24, 25: "Komic Kahn" (Bottoms up Quad City Burlesque) (ages 21 and older)
8 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $20; $18 advance, 309-786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com/speakeasy.asp.

May 24, 25: Adam Beck
8 p.m. to midnight, Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. Free, 563-441-7000, davenport.isleofcapricasinos.com.

May 24: See Zaw
9 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free, 309-200-0978, rozztox.com.

May 24, 25: ComedySportz Quad Cities (improv)
7 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $14; $12 advance, 309-786-1111, establishmenttheatre.com.

May 24: "Detroit" Larry Davison and Chris Avey
Skinny Legs BBQ, 2020 W. 1st St., Milan. Free, 309-787-1117, milanlanes.com/bowling.asp?Page=Skinny%20Legs%20BBQ.

May 24: Lewis Knudsen (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333, rivermusicexperience.org.

May 24-26: "America Assassination" (musical play) (Journey Live Production)
7:30 p.m. Friday; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 6 p.m. Sunday, Davenport Junior Theatre, Annie Wittenmyer Complex, 2822 Eastern Ave. $15; $10 advance, 309-716-4662.

May 24: Justin Morrissey and Drunken Angels
9 p.m. to 1 a.m., 11th Street Precinct Bar & Grill, 2108 E. 11th St., Davenport. Free, 563-324-9545, 11thstreetprecinct.com.

May 24: Minus Six
Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. 309-732-1631, martinisontherock.com.

May 24: Night Light
7 to 11 p.m., Bleyart's Tap, 2210 E. 11th St., Davenport. Free, 563-324-1661.

May 24: Rob Dahms and Larry Boyd
6 to 9 p.m., Cool Beanz Coffeehouse, 1325 30th St., Rock Island. Free, 309-558-0909, coolbeanzcoffeehouse.com.

May 24-26, 29: "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.

May 24, 25: The Tailfins
8 p.m. to midnight, Edje Nightclub, Jumer's Casino & Hotel, I-280 and Ill.-92, Rock Island. Free, 309-756-4600, jumerscri.com/edje.aspx.

May 24: Serious Business
9 p.m. to midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-355-0655, themuddywaters.com.

May 24: The Funktastic 5
8:30 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. $3, 563-386-1900, newrustynail.com.

May 24: Stock-car racing
7 p.m., Davenport Speedway, Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St. $10; $9 teens and seniors; $5 ages 7-12; free ages 6 and younger, 563-249-1387, davenportspeedway.com.

May 24, 25: "Lincoln and Grant" (drama)
8 p.m., The District Theatre, 1611 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $15, 309-235-1654, districttheatre.com.

May 24: Rick Springfield
7:30 p.m., Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center, 2021 State St., Bettendorf. $40; $30 advance; $5 off with players' card; $20 standing room only, 800-843-4753, qcwcc.com.

May 24: Caged Aggression V.I.P. mixed martial arts event
6 p.m. doors; 7:30 p.m. event, The Stern Center, 1713 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $100; includes unlimited food and beverage, 563-676-8700, sterncenter.biz.

May 24: Caught in the Act
10 p.m. to 2 a.m., Rascals, 1414 15th St., Moline. Free, 309-797-9457, rascalslive.com.

May 24: Vocal Expressionz
5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, 563-386-1900, newrustynail.com.

May 24: Weekend Warriors presented by West Music
9:15 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333, rivermusicexperience.org.

May 24: Darlene Breuwet
5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Oak View Country Club, 1601 SW 3rd Ave., Aledo. 309-582-7916, oakviewcountryclub.com.

May 24: Midnight Mayhem Street Drags
11 p.m. to 3 a.m., Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Illinois Rte. 84 N. 309-654-2110, cordovadrag.com.

May 24: Lojo Russo
7 p.m., The Precinct, 113 E. 3rd St., Sterling. 815-622-4078, facebook.com/PrecinctSterling.

May 24: Mike Cochrane
7 to 9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333, rivermusicexperience.org.

May 24: Country-western dance
7 to 11 p.m., Silver Spur Dance Hall, 1230 15th Ave., East Moline. $7, 309-281-1409, silverspurdancehall.com.

May 25: 1st Impression
9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., Rascals, 1414 15th St., Moline. $4, 309-797-9457, rascalslive.com.

May 25: Rob Dahms
Skinny Legs BBQ, 2020 W. 1st St., Milan. Free, 309-787-1117, milanlanes.com/bowling.asp?Page=Skinny%20Legs%20BBQ.

May 25-27: Tours of Locks and Dam #15
11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Mississippi River Visitor Center, Arsenal Island, Rock Island. Free, reservations recommended, 309-794-5338.

May 25: Ballroom dance
7 to 11 p.m., Silver Spur Dance Hall, 1230 15th Ave., East Moline. $8, 309-281-1409, silverspurdancehall.com.

May 25: 4H Charity Open Horse Show for New Kingdom Trailriders
9 a.m., Schone's Friendship Farm, 15711 13th St., Milan. Free, 309-526-3514, schonesfriendshipfarm.com.

May 25: Quad City Eagles Men's Football Club vs. Minnesota Twinstars (semi-pro soccer)
6 p.m., Pleasant Valley High School, 604 Belmont Road, Bettendorf. $7; $5 ages 10-14; free ages 9 and under with purchase.

May 25: Ellis Kell and Tony Hoeppner
5 to 8 p.m., Wide River Winery, 106 N. Cody Road, LeClaire. 563-289-2509, wideriverwinery.com.

May 25: Dead Leaves, Lewis Knudsen
8 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5, 563-326-1333, rivermusicexperience.org.

May 25: Nitrix
9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. Free, 309-732-1631, martinisontherock.com.

May 25: "Werewolves Across America" (documentary); Viking Moses (music)
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5, 309-200-0978, rozztox.com.

May 25: "Wood Whittling," Berry Williams
7 p.m., Fisherman's Corner, 16123 IL-84 N, Hampton. Free, 309-794-5338, mvr.usace.army.mil/Missions/Recreation/MississippiRiverProject/Recreation/FishermansCorner.aspx.

May 25: Children of Fallen Soldiers benefit run (motorcycle ride)
10:30 a.m. to noon sign-up; last vehicle in by 5:30 p.m., The Main Event, 3819 State St., Bettendorf. $10, 563-320-5284, maineventbett.com.

May 25: Quad City Raiders vs. Iowa Sharks (minor league football)
7 p.m., Ericson Field, Augustana College, 520 38th St., Rock Island. $5, augustana.edu.

May 25: Smooth Groove
8 p.m. to midnight, River House Bar & Grill, 1510 River Drive, Moline. Free, 309-797-1234, riverhouseqc.com.

May 25: The Craig Erickson Band
9 p.m. to midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. $5, 563-355-0655, themuddywaters.com.

May 25: Meredosia Road (Memorial Day Bash)
9 p.m., Shannon's Bar & Grill, 252 S. State Ave., Hampton. Free, 309-755-4140.

May 25: The Waffle Stompers, Fairhaven, Must Build Jacuzzi, The Suites
7:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $7, 563-326-1333, rivermusicexperience.org.

May 25: Community drum circle with Terry Hanson
10:30 a.m. to noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5; $2.50 ages 12 and younger, 563-326-1333, rivermusicexperience.org.

May 25:Founders' Day Celebration (German-Americans)
9:45 a.m., Dixon Cemetery, Dixon, Iowa. Free, 563-843-2867, 563-322-5489.

May 25: Cosmic
9 p.m., Mound Street Landing, 1029 Mound St., Davenport. Free, 563-323-1200.

May 25: The Gray Wolf Band
8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Greenbriar Pub, Restaurant and Lounge, 4506 27th St., Moline. 309-764-2043.

May 25: North of 40
8 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. $3, 563-386-1900, newrustynail.com.

May 25: Midwest BMX Fest
9 a.m., Centennial Skatepark, River Drive and Marquette Street, Davenport. givebmx@rocketmail.com.

May 25: Whoozdads?
8 to 11 p.m., The Grape Life, 3402 Elmore Ave., Davenport. $10 minimum, 563-355-7070, mygrapelife.com.

May 25: "Sketchville" (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.

May 25: The Night People
9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Ducky's Lagoon, 13515 78th Ave. W., Taylor Ridge. Free, 309-798-2423, duckyslagoon.com.

May 25: Quad Cities Cruisers car show
6 to 9 p.m., JC Penney parking lot, SouthPark Mall, 4500 16th St., Moline. Free, 563-355-0036, shopsouthparkmall-il.com.

May 25, 26: Docent-led tour of the "American POP!" exhibit
1:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission, 563-326-7804, figgeart.org.

May 25: 175th Anniversary of the Platting of the Village of Hampton (food, music, entertainment, car and motorcycle show)
7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Heritage Park, Hampton.

May 25: Rachel Schuldt (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333, rivermusicexperience.org.

May 25: The Travoltas, Just Chords
8 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $10; $12 younger 21; $15 if rain, 309-793-1999, ribco.com.

May 26: Oh! What a Night disco party
8 p.m. to 1 a.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-355-0655, themuddywaters.com.

May 26: Steve "Rod Stewart" Bobbitt
5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, 563-386-1900, newrustynail.com.

May 26: "German Wedding Traditions," Kathi Hofmann
2 p.m., German American Heritage Center, 712 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission, 563-322-8844, gahc.org.

May 26: Quad City Eagles Men's Football Club vs. Eau Claire (semi-pro soccer)
2 p.m., Pleasant Valley High School, 604 Belmont Road, Bettendorf. $7; $5 ages 10-14; free ages 9 and younger with purchase.

May 26: The Travoltas, The Premium $ellouts
8 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $10; $12 younger 21; $15 if rain, 309-793-1999, ribco.com.

May 26, 27: Heritage Days
11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Walnut Grove Pioneer Village, 18817 290th St., Long Grove. $2; $1 ages 5-12; free ages 4 and younger, 563-328-3283, scottcountyiowa.com/conservation/walnut.php.

May 26: Identity Crisis
7 to 11 p.m., Mulligan's Valley Pub, 310 W. 1st Ave., Coal Valley. Free, 309-799-7515, mulligansvalleypub.com.

May 26: (Open [Mike) Interruption] comedy open-mic night (ages 17 and older)
8 to 11 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free, 309-200-0978, rozztox.com.

May 26: Stock-car racing
5:30 p.m., Quad City Speedway, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline. 309-792-5030, freewebs.com/quadcityspeedway.

May 26: Sunday brunch with music by The Anthony Catalfano Quartet
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, radisson.com/davenport-hotel-ia-52801/iadaven/dinings.

May 26: Chief Keef, King Louie, Lil Durk
8 p.m., RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $42; $27 advance, 800-745-3000, riverctr.com.

May 26, 27, 29: Backwater Gamblers water-ski show
6:30 p.m., 44th Street and the Rock River, Rock Island. Free, 309-786-8987, backwatergamblers.com.

May 26: 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.

May 27: "The Chancellorsville Campaign and the Effect of Stonewall Jackson on the Civil War" (River Valley 150th Anniversary Civil War Roundtable)
6 p.m., Village Hall, 120 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free.

May 27: Serious Business
4 to 8 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, 563-386-1900, newrustynail.com.

May 27:Quad Cities Criterium (bicycle race)
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., The District, 17th Street and 2nd Avenue, Rock Island. Entry fees vary; free spectators, 309-788-6311, ridistrict.com.

May 28: Brett Newski and The Corruption, Break up Art, Tambourine
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5, 309-200-0978, rozztox.com.

May 28: Glenn Hickson
5:30 to 8:30 p.m., O'Melia's Supper Club, 2900 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island. Free, 309-788-5635.

May 28, 29: Quad Cities River Bandits vs. Kane County Cougars
7 p.m., Modern Woodmen Park, 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport. 563-322-6348.

May 28: "American Canopy: Trees, Forests, and the Making of a Nation" (Environmental Book Club Discussion)
7 p.m., River Action, 822 E. River Drive, Davenport. Free, 563-322-2969, riveraction.org.

May 28: "Arrowheads and More," Toby Morrow
7:30 p.m., Watch Tower Lodge, Black Hawk State Historic Site, 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island. Free, 563-324-0257, blackhawkpark.org.

May 28: Mandolin Junction (open bluegrass jam)
7 to 9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333, rivermusicexperience.org.

May 29: David G Smith (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333, rivermusicexperience.org.

May 29: Women's Night Out -- Conversation, Fun and Inspiration with author Janet Dunnagan
6:30 p.m., Cafe Indigo, 4925 Utica Ridge Road, Davenport. Free, 469-667-0000, qccafeindigo.com.

May 29: Open mic and jam
6:30-9:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333, rivermusicexperience.org.

May 29: The Curtis Hawkins Band
6 to 9 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, 563-386-1900, newrustynail.com.

















 




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1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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