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Feature Stories
Thursday, 18 October 2001 18:00
Pass or fail, the struggle over the county’s $5 million contribution to Davenport’s River Renaissance project has had one positive byproduct: DavenportOne has been forced to stretch, reaching out to many different populations in the community with which it has frequently disagreed.

 
Another Crummy Election Turnout PDF Print E-mail
City Shorts
Thursday, 18 October 2001 18:00
• A mere one in six registered voters in Davenport bothered to cast ballots in last week’s municipal primary election. Of the 64,361 registered Davenport voters, only 10,793 voted. This means that the 17 percent who voted determined which candidates moved on to the general election in the mayor and aldermanic races, thus determining the course city government will take.

 
Detroit Blues Find a Home in the Quad Cities PDF Print E-mail
Arts News
Tuesday, 09 October 2001 18:00
From the ashes of a previous incarnation of Shane Johnson’s Blue Train has risen John Resch & The Detroit Blues. The Train’s former frontman and bassist, John Resch, has re-teamed with that band’s harmonica player, “Detroit” Larry Davison, and original drummer Tony “T.

 
Nova 6 Series Brings the Summer’s Best Independent Films PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 09 October 2001 18:00
A lot of movie theatres give lip service to independent and foreign-language movies, but few actually follow through. The new Nova 6 theatre in Moline is making a six-week, 11-film commitment to art-house movies starting October 10, and it features nearly every noteworthy “little” movie of the summer.

 
Literary Magazine Buffalo Carp Aims for National Reputation PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 09 October 2001 18:00
W hen discussing the planned Quad City Arts literary magazine Buffalo Carp, the person in charge talks about the area’s rich literary culture, but this fish is also looking for a bigger pond. “It seems that someplace this literary should have something like this,” said Leslie Thompson, Quad City Arts administrator for advancement & literary arts.

 
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