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Marathon Brings Together Diverse Events PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 19 September 2000 18:00
It’s the business of the Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau to package, and in its first year running the Quad Cities Marathon, that’s exactly what it’s doing. The bureau, in organizing the third edition of the marathon, worked with arts and business organizations to build the race into a community-wide event that stretches for four days.

 
Building Character PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 13 September 2000 18:00
Carol Allred was ahead of her time. In the late 1970s, as a high-school teacher in Idaho, she decided to try to integrate something new into her English and psychology classes. “I kept thinking there were things we were not teaching,” she said.

 
Adler Works to Grow PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 29 August 2000 18:00
Like a lot of arts organizations, the Adler Theatre is thinking big. A bigger stage, a bigger lobby, bigger dressing rooms, bigger shows. All with money from the State of Iowa. That’s the plan anyway.

 
A State of the Arts PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 29 August 2000 18:00
Newt Gingrich might be the best thing that ever happened to the arts. Really. When Gingrich ascended to the position of House Speaker in 1994, he and his cohorts in the short-lived Republican Revolution sparked a debate about public funding for the arts.

 
Warrior Traditions Revived in Celtic Festival PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 22 August 2000 18:00
Dan Cleaveland first got involved with the Celtic Highland Games of the Quad Cities as a sponsor. Then as a tug-of-war contestant. And then came the rock. “The first thing they do is give you a rock and say, ‘You’re going to throw this,’” said Cleaveland, co-owner of the Blue Cat Brew Pub.

 
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