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Attention Musicians and Music Supporters! PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 24 July 2001 18:00
At the inaugural ArtStroll, MidCoast Fine Arts and the River Cities’ Reader gathered 110 visual artists and their supporters for a group portrait by area photographer Dennis Fretty. Now we’re bringing the music community together for a picture at the site of the planned River Music History Center, coming even closer to the spirit of the famous 1958 photograph “A Great Day in Harlem.

 
ArtStroll’s Sophomore Effort Attracts More Acts and Artists PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 24 July 2001 18:00
In its first year, the ArtStroll street-fair event in downtown Davenport drew an estimated 2,000 people. “That’s pretty good for a first-year event,” said Dean Schroeder, executive director of MidCoast Fine Arts.

 
Celebrating the Legacy of David R. Collins PDF Print E-mail
Local News
Tuesday, 24 July 2001 18:00
The Quad Cities lost a great writer and friend of the written word with the passing of David R. Collins of Moline on Tuesday, July 17, at the age of 61. The short list of his achieve-ments include writing more than 75 published books and being a founding member of Writers Studio, a founder of the Mississippi Valley Writers Conference, and a much-loved teacher of 35 years.

 
The Quarter Takes a Tentative Step Forward PDF Print E-mail
Local News
Tuesday, 24 July 2001 18:00
After several years of development and project changes, The Quarter riverfront-revitalization project in East Moline is nearly ready to break ground. Last week, the East Moline City Council directed city staff to begin the process of issuing bonds that will be used for infrastructure improvements to the brownfield development.

 
Iowa Loses Federal Highway Funds PDF Print E-mail
City Shorts
Tuesday, 24 July 2001 18:00
• The State of Iowa will lose $3.4 million in road-construction money from the federal government because it decided not to change a law requiring certain penalties for third-offense drunken drivers. Legislators didn’t wanted to tinker with the law, concerned about possible amendments, including proposals to lower the level at which a person is legally intoxicated.

 
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