Midwest Writing Center presents Spectra March 13 at Rozz-Tox


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Posted Online: Feb. 26, 2014, 11:13 am
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Press release submitted by Midwest Writing Center.

The Spectra Reading Series, voted a top 10 reading series in the Midwest by LitBridge, returns to Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island, at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 13th with the return of two Spectra alums Adam Fell and Caryl Pagel, who have new books out, and a multi-talented poet/nonfiction author Lisa Wells.
The show is free.
Spectra is also accepting submissions from local poets to read at future events. To submit, email up to 3 poems to mwc@midwestwritingcenter.org with the phrase "SPECTRA Submission" in the subject line.
Contact Ryan Collins at Midwest Writing Center to be a speaker or for more information: (563) 324-1410 | mwc@midwestwritingcenter.org.
The 2014 season of Spectra manifests thanks to the generous support of the Illinois Arts Council Agency and the Riverboat Development Authority.



















 



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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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