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

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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, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: After Sept. 1, every small box of matches will be required to have a 3 cent duty Lincoln stamp on it, and every large box will be one cent for every 100 matches.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Rock Island residents had contributed a total of $1,293 to the American Red Cross for the Johnstown flood relief fund.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Capt. Clark Means, new darkhorse twirler for the ARGUS staff, was in great form in his initial contest as a mound laborer. The result was that THE ARGUS trimmed the Union 6-5.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Hunter and Humprey Moody, young Decatur, Ill, brothers, lack only a few hours of establishing a new world light plane endurance record.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Gates of the 110th annual Mercer County Fair swing open tonight at Aledo for a full week of day and night activity. More that $36,000 will be paid in premiums and race purses.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The baseball field carved out of the cornfield near Dyersville, Iowa, continues to keep dreams alive for hundreds of visitors. Tourists from 26 state and France have visited Dan Lansing's farm to see the baseball diamond seen in the hit movie "Field of Dreams."

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