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Upcoming Adler Shows PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Adler Theatre   
Thursday, 04 December 2014 10:13

Tues., Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Counting Crows
with special guests Twin Forks

After releasing the highly anticipated Somewhere Under Wonderland CD this Sept. with a debut at #6 on the Billboard Top 200, Counting Crows will be continuing their Somewhere Under Wonderland tour. Known as one of the most dynamic live bands performing today, they will be performing songs from their recent 6th Top 10 album, as well as their extensive catalog.  more information...

Sun., Dec. 28, 3:00 p.m.
Jim Brickman
On A Winter's Night Tour

Featuring new music, along with holiday favorites, Brickman's performance is not to be missed! With featured musical guests, feelings of hope and joy are fused together with Jim's most beloved hits like "Valentine,” “If You Believe,” “The Gift," “Angel Eyes,” and "Sending You A Little Christmas.”  Join us for a pre-show dessert! Get the best parking and get warmed up before the show with sweet treats for just $6. Order online with your tickets or call the box office at 563-326-8522 to order today!  more information...

Tues., March 31, 7:30 p.m.
Alton Brown Live!
The Edible Inevitable Tour

Alton Brown brings his brand of quirky humor and culinary-science antics to the stage.  The two-hour show is a unique blend of stand up comedy, food experimentation, talk show antics, multimedia lecture, and, for the first time…live music.  more information...

Come and see Mike Bayles read from his most recent book of poetry PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Mike Bayles   
Monday, 01 December 2014 15:05

November 26, 2014

Come and see Mike Bayles read from his most recent book of poetry, The Rabbit House, at Rozz Tox, 2108 Third Avenue, Rock Island, on Wednesday, December 10th at 8 P.M. The Rabbit House is a collection of poetry about the nuances of small town living, written mostly when he spent time in Geneseo and in LeClaire. He will also read from his first book of poetry, Threshold. Threshold won Book of the Year Award, 2013, from Rockford Writers’ Guild. His poetry is published in numerous literary magazines and anthologies. WVIK, Augustana Public Radio, has featured his writing. Local poets, Joe Chambers and Jason Cant, will also read their works.


Mike Bayles, a lifelong Midwest resident, writes about human connections with nature, rural settings, and with each other. He is the author of two books of poetry: The Rabbit House, and Threshold. Threshold won Book of the Year Award, 2013, from Rockford Writers’ Guild. He is also a widely-published short story writer.

Jazz Ensemble presents A Swingin' Christmas at the University of Dubuque PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kristi Lynch   
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 16:14
Dubuque, Iowa (November 25, 2014) - The University of Dubuque Jazz Ensemble will present A Swingin' Christmas on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in Heritage Center's John and Alice Butler Hall. The concert, presented by the University's Department of Fine and Performing Arts, will be performed by student jazz musicians under the direction of Nicholas Bratcher.

WHAT: A Swingin' Christmas featuring the UD Jazz Ensemble
WHEN: Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center
TICKETS: Free (ticket required)

"The jazz ensemble at UD is constantly striving to provide a necessary component to our growing comprehensive music program," said Nicholas Bratcher, director of instrumental music at UD. "The holiday jazz concert will contribute a holiday performance venue for our jazz students, and will feature selections like "Santa Baby", "This Christmas", and jazz arrangements of some of our favorite Christmas carols. It's going to be a concert you won't want to miss!"

University of Dubuque Jazz Ensemble members include: Ryan Seaba, trombone player, who is a junior computer graphics and interactive media major from Bettendorf.

Tickets are available at Farber Box Office, open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Heritage Center, University of Dubuque, 2255 Bennett Street, by phone at 563.585.SHOW(7469), or online at


Cancels Remaining Tour Dates including January 19 iWireless Center Date PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Stephani Nagle   
Friday, 21 November 2014 14:30

Doctors Advise Additional Rest to Ensure Full Recovery

November 20, 2014.  New York City...For immediate release

With enormous regret, Cher has announced the cancellation of all remaining dates on her Dressed To Kill (D2K) concert tour.

Beginning in March, the multi-award-winning superstar completed 49 sold out concerts to unanimous rave reviews before taking a scheduled break in July.

Shortly before returning to the road in September, she was felled by an infection that affected her kidney function.

While her progress has been consistent, Cher's doctors have advised her to take more time to ensure a complete and total recovery.

Commented Cher: "I am totally devastated. Nothing like this has ever happened to me.  I cannot apologize enough to all the fans who bought tickets.  I'm so proud of this show. It is my best ever. I sincerely hope that we can come back again next year and finish what we started."


Ticket holders may obtain a refund at point of purchase.

The Beloved Holiday Classic 'Irving Berlin’s WHITE CHRISTMAS' Returns to Select U.S. Cinemas December 14 & 15 PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 21 November 2014 09:46

Fathom Events and Paramount Home Media celebrate the 60th anniversary of the timeless Irving Berlin musical as the beloved holiday classic returns to cinemas for a special two-day celebration event. Irving Berlin’s WHITE CHRISTMASwill be presented in select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, December 14 at 2 pm and 7 pm (local time) and on Monday, December 15 at 7 pm (local time). The special theatrical presentation features Berlin’s phenomenal music and starsBing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen. In addition to the film, the event will include a featurette of backstage stories, a retrospective of Irving Berlin’s timeless song “White Christmas,” as well as the original theatrical trailers.

White Christmas will be shown at Cinemark 53 cinemas at 2pm and 7pm on Dec 14th and at 7pm on Dec 15th.

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