Come on out for fun music, movies and more this week in the Q-C

Posted Online: Jan. 27, 2014, 4:36 pm
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Brett Newski, Lewis Knudsen, and The Effie Afton will play at 8 p.m. at Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Admission is $5. Call 309-200-0978 for details.
Wednesday, January 29

For more music, go to, find the purple Q-C Events search box, choose 'Music' in the drop-down category menu, and click 'Go.'

The Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport, will host PechaKucha Night, informal hobby sharing with images and 6-minute-20-second talks, at 6:30 p.m. Complimentary light appetizers will be served at 5:30 p.m. Call 563-326-7804, ext. 7894 for details. Free.
Thursday, January 30

The Mississippi Valley Blues Society will present John Primer performing from 9 p.m.-midnight at The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Admission is $10; $5 for Mississippi Valley Blues Society members. Call 563-355-0655 for details.
Friday, January 31

Quad City Choral Arts will perform at 7 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2136 Brady St., Davenport. Admission is $15; $10 for seniors; free for students with ID.
Saturday, February 1

Unity of the Quad Cities, 5102 47th Ave., Moline, will show Life of Pi at 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be available at 4 p.m. Call 309-762-1066 for details. Free.
Sunday, February 2

For more movies, click here.

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To search for your own picks, go to 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 Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th
Masonic District of Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Moline's million dollar municipal airport was dedicated to air transportation and the national defense by Lt. Gov. John Stelle.
1964 -- 50 years ago: THE ARGUS will be election headquarters for Rock Island County tomorrow night, and the public is invited to watch the operation. The closing of the polls at 6 p.m. will mark the start of open house in the newsroom. Visitors will see staff members receiving, tabulating and posting returns.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Few bricks actually tumbled, but no one seemed to mind as about 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the formal start of demolition at the site of a downtown civic center.

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