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TICKETS FOR DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS WORLDS OF FANTASY PRESENTED BY STONYFIELD YOKIDS ORGANIC YOGURT PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Lindsey Lobur   
Friday, 19 September 2014 07:53

On SALE NOW at the iWireless Center

Moline, IL, 9/12/14 - Rev up for non-stop fun with four of your favorite Disney stories when Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt comes to your hometown!  This one-of-a-kind production visits Moline from Thursday, Dec. 4 to Sunday, Dec 7 for seven performances at the iWireless Center. Tickets are on sale now and are available at the iWireless Box Office.

Thrill to high-speed stunts as Lightning McQueen, Mater and the crew of Disney*Pixar's Cars race across the ice. Dive into The Little Mermaid's enchanting undersea kingdom and enter the mystical world of Pixie Hollow with Tinker Bell and the Disney Fairies as they reveal the magic that lies within! The toys are back in town with heroic action when Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Jessie, and the Toy Story gang escape from the rambunctious tots of Sunnyside Daycare and race for home, in their most daring adventure ever!

From wheels to waves, playtime to pixie dust, your family's favorite Disney moments come to life at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy with dazzling skating, special effects and beloved characters certain to create a lifetime of memories.

Tickets for Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy start at the iWireless Center, located at 1201 River Drive in Moline. Tickets are $17.00, $23.00, 36.00 VIP or 53.00 Ice Side. For ticket information please see iwirelesscenter.com or  ticketmaster.com. For group rates and information,call Lindsey at 309.277.1356 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Worlds of Fantasy: Performance Schedule:

*No Discounts on VIP or Ice Side Seating

*All seats are reserved, and tickets are available at the iWireless Center box office, and by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000.

To learn more about Disney On Ice Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt, log on to www.disneyonice.com, or visit us on Facebook and YouTube.

 

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About Feld Entertainment:

Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit and create indelible memories, with 30 million people in attendance at its shows each year. Feld Entertainment's productions have appeared in more than 75 countries and on six continents to date and include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®, Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, NuclearCowboyz®, AMSOIL Arenacross, Disney On Ice Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt, Disney Live! Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurtand Marvel Universe LIVE! More information on Feld Entertainment is available online at www.feldentertainment.com.

 
West Music Quad Cities to Host Back to School Guitar Restring Event PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kelly Goerdt   
Monday, 15 September 2014 08:53

Moline, ILA - September 20, 2014 - West Music Quad Cities, in partnership with D'Addario Strings, will be offering a one day school supply donation and free restring event for electric guitars and acoustic six-string guitars.  Participants only need to bring in school supplies donations for underprivileged students or a $5 donation.  Contributions will be donated to River Music Experience in Davenport.  In addition to the restring event, West Music Quad Cities will host an instrument drive with River Music Experience and their program "Let's Band Together", a local non-profit.  All instruments are loaned to area students in need.  An instrument donation will also count toward a free guitar restring.

This exciting event will take place during store hours 10am - 5pm  on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at West Music Quad Cities at 4305 44th Avenue in Moline, Illinois.

 
Bettendorf Native in U.S. Marine Band - At Fort McHenry for National Anthem Bicentennial PDF Print E-mail
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Written by SSgt Rachel E. Ghadiali   
Friday, 12 September 2014 08:18

Bettendorf native Master Gunnery Sgt. Elizabeth Matera will be participating in the National Anthem Bicentennial ("Star-Spangled Spectacular") this Saturday, Sept. 13 at Fort McHenry in Baltimore with "The President's Own" U.S. Marine Band. She is a clarinetist for the band and graduated in 1984 from Bettendorf High School.

Marine Band to Perform at 200th Anniversary of National Anthem Event

Performance to take place at Fort McHenry, Md.

WASHINGTON - On Sept. 13, 2014, “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band will perform at Fort McHenry in Baltimore as part of the Star-Spangled Spectacular, a celebration of the National Anthem’s 200th anniversary.

In commemoration of the anthem’s bicentennial, the Marine Band will perform at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 13, to pay homage to Francis Scott Key and those who fought for freedom two centuries ago.

“We are honored to have been invited to perform during the Star-Spangled Spectacular in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the poem that would eventually become our national anthem,” said Marine Band Director Lt. Col. Jason K. Fettig. “Although the Marine Band was not present during the legendary battle at Fort McHenry when Francis Scott Key penned his famous poem in 1814, the organization was already 16 years old and very active in nearby Washington, D.C.”

The program will feature patriotic selections spanning the past two centuries of American music as well as a performance in collaboration with recording artist and actress Jordin Sparks and the Morgan State University Choir from Baltimore. The concert will culminate with a grand finale honoring the national anthem and a spectacular fireworks show.

“Our country’s unique musical history will be on full display for this special and historic occasion,” Fettig said. “It’s an opportunity for us to come together as a nation to honor the birth of a cornerstone in our American musical heritage and a work that, 200 years later, still so eloquently celebrates the land of the free and the home of the brave.”

The performance will air on local PBS stations and Maryland Public Television from Fort McHenry beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

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Nova Singers Announces 29th Season PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Nova Singers   
Thursday, 11 September 2014 16:13

Nova Singers, led by award-winning conductor Dr. Laura L. Lane, is celebrating its 29th season of bringing the finest choral music to audiences in Galesburg and the Quad Cities.  This season includes some wonderful extras, in addition to the superb 20-voice ensemble that the region has come to know and love.  Nova opens the season on October 25th and 26th with Stories in Song, a fun program that explores choral works that tell stories.  Look for Eric Whitacre’s playful Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine, Dinerstein’s emotionally powerful When David Heard, a thrilling Bollywood tune, and a song from the hit movie Frozen!  At A Nova Christmas in December, join the many families who have made celebrating the holidays with Nova Singers their annual tradition!  We’ll sing new jazz arrangements of some of your favorite Christmas carols, an African carol with drums, and Kevin Memley’s incomparable O Magnum Mysterium.  In February’s Journeys & Transformations, Nova presents the world premiere of a new work based on Carl Sandburg’s poetry by famed composer Abbie Betinis. Enjoy this thematic program that will take surprising journeys and explore different kinds of transformation, from Vaughan Williams’ extraordinary Three Shakespeare Songs, to Rautavaara’s dark and intense Suite de Lorca, to the pure joy of Talbot’s Santiago. The season concludes in April with Lullabies & Folksongs; harpist, Erin Freund, joins us for gorgeous harmonies of Brahms and the nostalgia and charm of familiar English and American folksongs.  You will also love Conrad Susa’s Carols and Lullabies featuring harp, guitar and marimba.

 

The full schedule of performances is as follows:

Stories in Song

Saturday, October 25, 7:30 p.m., Kresge Hall, Knox College, Galesburg
Sunday, October 26, 4:00 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, Davenport

A Nova Christmas
Friday, December 19, 7:30 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, Davenport
Saturday, December 20, 7:30 p.m., First Lutheran Church, Galesburg

Journeys & Transformations
Saturday, February 14, 7:30 p.m., Kresge Hall, Knox College, Galesburg
Sunday, February 15, 4:00 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, Davenport

Lullabies & Folksongs, featuring Erin Freund, harp

Saturday, April 18, 7:30 p.m., Kresge Hall, Knox College, Galesburg

Sunday, April 19, 4:00 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, Davenport

SEASON TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW - $60 for adults, $50 for seniors.

 

Subscribers to Nova's 2014-2015 Season receive four concerts at an excellent discount.

 

Individual concert tickets available at the door.  Adults $18, Seniors (65+) $15, Students Free.

Nova Singers, a professional vocal ensemble under the direction of Dr. Laura Lane, hope to share this fantastic listening experience with you.  Nova Singers is known for bringing a wide variety of choral music to its audiences, and for the spirit and charm the singers impart to their music.  Dr. Lane has been serving the greater Galesburg and Quad-Cities communities for over twenty-five years, bringing her passion for music and expressive singing to audiences and singers alike.

For more information, call Nova Singers at 309-341-7038 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Information is also available at www.novasingers.com.  Nova Singers’ 29th season is partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council and the Quad City Arts.

 
'TCM Presents: Gone With the Wind' Back in Select Cinemas for Two Days Celebrating the Film's 75th Anniversary PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Fathom Events   
Thursday, 11 September 2014 09:55
It’s beyond question, now that “Gone With the Wind” is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its release, that movie fans everywhere still do give a damn about one of the landmark films of Hollywood’s original Golden Age. So Fathom Events, along with Warner Bros.
Home Entertainment and Turner Classic Movies (TCM), is honored to bring the 10-time Oscar®-winning film back to cinemas – its initial home – for four screenings on two days. “TCM Presents: Gone With the Wind” will be exhibited, in its original 1:37 aspect ratio, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 28 and Wednesday, October 1.  In addition to the classic film, which starred Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O’Hara, Clark Gable as Rhett Butler, Olivia De Havilland as Melanie Hamilton, Leslie Howard as Ashley Wilkes and Oscar®-winner Hattie McDaniel, “TCM Presents: Gone With the Wind” will include a specially produced introduction by  TCM host and film historian Robert Osborne.
“TCM Presents: Gone With the Wind” will be shown at the following cinemas in your area on September 28 and October 1:
Cinemark Davenport 18 with IMAX 3601 E 53Rd St Davenport IA 52807
Tickets are available now at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com.

 
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