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The Death of Sprawl? PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 06 September 2005 18:00
Thomas Hylton wanted to change things in Pennsylvania. So he made a picture book. About urban sprawl. It’s the kind of idea that’s at once radical and obvious. Radical because we expect books about sprawl to be academic and dry and concerned with public policy and statistics about pollution, commutes, lost farmland, and population density.

 
Figge’s Great American Thing Highlights Fall Events PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 23 August 2005 18:00
•The Great American Thing (September 17 through January 1): Through film clips, postcards, advertisements, vintage photography, period furniture, and approximately 130 works of art, the Figge Art Museum examines the first generation of American artists, exploring their process of finding an authentic voice for American art.

 
Celebration of Celtic Culture Keeps Growing PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 23 August 2005 18:00
Listening to Lisa Lockheart describe what’s new at this year’s Celtic Highland Games of the Quad Cities is a little overwhelming. Keep in mind: We’re just talking about additions to the event (now in its seventh year), not the things that are staying the same.

 
Charles Heston’s “Riverfront Organizaiton” Memo PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 16 August 2005 18:00
MEMORANDUM DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Date: August 11, 2005 To: Mayor and City Council Levee Improvement Commission Davenport Riverfront Task Force From: Charles Heston Subject: Riverfront Organization After the July 26, 2005 joint meeting between the City Council and the Levee Improvement Commission, Tom Engelmann asked me to make a proposal.

 
Something Fishy Is Raising Money PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 16 August 2005 18:00
When budget cuts hit Rock Island Clean & Beautiful, the organization did something unusual: It engaged the artistic community for a public-art project. Sure, the 20 artistic catfish that have been gracing various sites in the Quad Cities are a fundraiser, but they’re also part of a larger vision to make the Quad Cities a more visually appealing place.

 
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