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District Gets Kudos for Gumbo Ya Ya PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 18 June 2002 18:00
It’s a shame when musicians who perform America’s original art forms – jazz, blues, and other African-American musics such as gospel and zydeco – tell us that their music is much more respected and appreciated in Europe and Japan than in this country.

 
Chamber Music Festival Soars with Several Pieces PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 18 June 2002 18:00
Chamber music is highlighted by individuality, expressiveness, and an intimate musical experience. It’s a treat for the ears, and a break from the heaviness of orchestral concerts. Fortunately, the Quad Cities has a robust chamber tradition, and much of this can be attributed to the work of Chamber Music Quad Cities (CMQC).

 
Blues in the Hood Brings Arts Back to the Community PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 11 June 2002 18:00
Live music isn’t an endangered species, but there are certainly fewer and fewer venues offering it these days. That’s a stark contrast to a time when music was everywhere in the community. “These are significantly different times,” said Nate Lawrence.

 
River Music Center to Conduct Feasibility Study PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 11 June 2002 18:00
The committee exploring options for the River Music Center in downtown Davenport is about to undertake a feasibility study to see if the community will support its concept for the planned facility. The concept for the $7 million project is still vague, but it should give the community some sense of the project as it moves toward its scheduled completion in summer 2004.

 
The Project: Short on Money, Long on Ideas and Energy PDF Print E-mail
Music - Feature Stories
Tuesday, 11 June 2002 18:00
The group’s first fundraiser brought in $126, and its organizers thought that was a pretty good number. And relatively speaking, it is. After all, the group’s operating expenses to this point have totaled $6.

 
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