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Florida Georgia Line With Special Guests Thomas Rhett and Frankie Ballard PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Stephani Nagle   
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 09:35

Saturday, February 14 - 7:30 pm

On Sale Friday, November 21 at 10 am

Florida Georgia Line with special guests Thomas Rhett and Frankie Ballard will bring their Anything Goes Tour to the iWireless Center on Saturday, February 14 at 7:30 pm. Tickets go on sale Friday, November 21 at 10 am.

Ticket prices are $37.75 and $57.75 and are available at the iWireless Center box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at 800-745-3000, and on-line at www.ticketmaster.com.

Kicking off on January 15 in Toledo, OH, the first leg of the ANYTHING GOES TOUR will cover 24-plus cities exclusively promoted by Live Nation and feature openers CMA New Artist of the Year Nominee Thomas Rhett as well as Warner Bros. rising newcomer Frankie Ballard. FGL is taking anything goes to the next level for their fans with a special VIP package which includes a premium ticket, exclusive access to a pre-show acoustic performance, limited edition autographed merchandise and more.

"Anything Goes is a mindset for us, setting the tone for everything we do, and we believe in making memories at all cost. We can't wait to bring the party to our fans at our live shows," shares FGL's Brian Kelley.

FGL's Tyler Hubbard adds, "being out on the road with Jake Owen, Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean, we've learned from the best. We took note of the things we loved and then put the FGL stamp all over. Our fans are the best and we can't wait to show them what we have in store!"

Piling on the accolades, FGL's Top 5-and-climbing hit "Dirt" has been certified PLATINUM by the RIAA for selling over 1 million copies and is the lead single from their highly anticipated sophomore album ANYTHING GOES, to be released October 14 (Republic Nashville).

FGL has skyrocketed to stardom becoming the only artist in history to join Brooks & Dunn in achieving four back-to-back, multi-week #1 singles; breaking the record for longest #1 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart and selling over 18.2 million tracks worldwide of their 2X PLATINUM debut HERE'S TO THE GOOD TIMES. In addition to collaborating across genres with sensations like Nelly and Jason Derulo, FGL has won numerous industry awards.

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Nathan Thiessen to tour with Central College jazz band PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Laura Billingsley   
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 15:38

PELLA, (11/12/2014)(readMedia)-- Davenport native Nathan Thiessen will perform throughout Iowa -- then tour to Mexico -- with Central College's jazz band.

The group's January tour will include stops in Merida, Playa del Carmen and Cancun. In addition to sight-seeing and performing, students will benefit the Yucatan Youth Music program by donating instruments, lesson books and instrument accessories to underserved students.

Central College is a residential liberal arts college dedicated to the education of 1,500 undergraduate students. Founded in 1853, the college is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America and NCAA Division III athletics. Central is a recognized leader in study abroad as a result of its international, residential programs. The college is located in Pella, Iowa, a thriving community of 10,000 two minutes from the state's largest lake and 40 minutes southeast of Des Moines. Learn more at www.central.edu

 
Local students tour with Symphonic Wind Ensemble PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Laura Billingsley   
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 15:34

PELLA, (11/11/2014)(readMedia)-- Area students will perform across Iowa and tour in Mexico with Central College's Symphonic Wind Ensemble.

Gordon Atkinson of Davenport

Lauren Parsons of Davenport

The group's January tour will include stops in Merida, Playa del Carmen and Cancun. In addition to sight-seeing and performing, students will benefit the Yucatan Youth Music program by donating instruments, lesson books and instrument accessories to underserved students.

Central College is a residential liberal arts college dedicated to the education of 1,500 undergraduate students. Founded in 1853, the college is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America and NCAA Division III athletics. Central is a recognized leader in study abroad as a result of its international, residential programs. The college is located in Pella, Iowa, a thriving community of 10,000 two minutes from the state's largest lake and 40 minutes southeast of Des Moines. Learn more at www.central.edu.

 
The Holiday Classics ‘A Christmas Carol’ & ‘Christmas in Connecticut’ Return to the Big Screen on December 7 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Scoop Marketing   
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 17:16
A pair of films bringing the joy of the holiday season is coming to the big screen with a classic Christmas double feature of TCM Presents: ‘A Christmas Carol’ and ‘Christmas in Connecticut,’” brought to you by Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.  See the beloved 1938 version of the holiday classic, “A Christmas Carol,” and the 1945 romantic comedy, “Christmas in Connecticut,” on Sunday, December 7 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. local time in select cinemas nationwide.
Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” has been the subject of more than 40 feature films, TV movies and short films but perhaps none was as revered as the 1938 version, with Reginald Owen as Ebenezer Scrooge. Also on the bill is “Christmas in Connecticut,” which is about a writer in New York (Barbara Stanwyck) who publishes a series of well-regarded articles about her non-existent country Connecticut farm. When faced with hosting a Christmas party, she attempts to create the life her fictional articles portray.
“TCM Presents: ‘A Christmas Carol’ and ‘Christmas in Connecticut’” will be shown at the following cinemas in your area:
Cinemark Davenport 18 with IMAX 3601 E 53Rd St Davenport IA
Tickets are available now at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. The event will be presented in more than 630 select movie theaters around the country through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network.  For a complete list of theater locations and prices nationwide, click here - theaters and participants are subject to change).

 
Daniel Kuttler to tour with A Cappella Choir PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Laura Billingsley   
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 15:18

PELLA, (11/10/2014)(readMedia)-- Davenport native Daniel Kuttler will perform across the Midwest with Central College's A Cappella Choir. This 60-voice ensemble performed Nov. 7-9 at schools, churches and performing arts centers near Des Moines, and the group will make an extended Midwest tour in May.

Director Mark Babcock, an associate professor of music, said tour performances help the group to raise their artistic vision and serve as ambassadors of Central College. "I am extremely proud of their professionalism, consistency and persistence this fall," Babcock said.

Central College is a residential liberal arts college dedicated to the education of 1,500 undergraduate students. Founded in 1853, the college is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America and NCAA Division III athletics. Central is a recognized leader in study abroad as a result of its international, residential programs. The college is located in Pella, Iowa, a thriving community of 10,000 two minutes from the state's largest lake and 40 minutes southeast of Des Moines. Learn more at www.central.edu.

 
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