MOLINE, ILLINOIS (January 16, 2020) — Quad Cities’ Student Services invites all Quad Citizens to submit images of art, photos, and designs for possible display in the 5th Annual Campus Art Show.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (January 13, 2020) — WQPT, PBS for the Quad Cities Region, and the QC VET Center will host the 3rd Annual Patriot Derby Challenge on Saturday, February 15, at Western Illinois University — Quad Cities Campus (3300 River Drive, Moline).

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (January 8, 2020) — The Black Box Theatre in downtown Moline will open their fourth season with “I Never Saw Another Butterfly,” a play by Celeste Raspanti.

 

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (December 11, 2019) — In April 2013, Mary Pruess was named General Manager of WQPT, Quad Cities PBS. During her tenure, WQPT moved offices, restructured master control and programming, and continued with a focus on the creation of local television-programming, to be aired along with PBS programming. As Mary put it, “We are creating a new way of being a public broadcasting station.”

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (November 5, 2019) — WQPT, PBS for the Quad Cities region will celebrate the 20th anniversary of America’s Test Kitchen with a special event on Thursday, December 5, at Scott Community College’s Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Center. The free event will begin at 6PM and will include demonstrations of the show’s fan-voted most-popular recipe (shrimp scampi), tours of the culinary lab, food samples, talks from a gadget expert, America’s Test Kitchen giveaways, and muc

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (October 28, 2019) — The Black Box Theatre will present the area premiere of “Loser’s Bracket” by Clay and Nate Sander. The Sanders were raised in Camanche, Iowa and draw on their small-town upbringing to bring the comedy to life.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (September 30, 2019) — Remember the good old days of radio? They’re back at the Black Box Theatre in The Man with Bogart’s Face: A Radio Play. In short, a man whose identity we never know has his face altered to look like Humphrey Bogart and is involved in a Maltese Falcon-type caper. And just like the film-noir 1940’s movies, there are dames and heroes and villains, oh my, all played for laughs.

 

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (September 9, 2019) — The Black Box Theatre in Downtown Moline is proud to host ComedySportz and their All New Musical Match coming Saturday, September 14 at 7PM. Doors will open at 6:30 pm.

ComedySportz matches feature two teams of comedians competing for points and laughs. A referee calls the fouls and keeps the match on track. You are the judge, you decide the winners! Every match is for everyone, and for the first time ever, the matches are musical!

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 26, 2019) — WQPT, PBS for the Quad Cities region will begin airing Ken Burns’ new eight-part 16.5-hour film Country Music, beginning Thursday, September 26 at 8PM. The film is directed by Ken Burns, and produced by Burns and his long-time collaborators Dayton Duncan and Julie Dunfey. The series will stream on station-branded PBS platforms, including PBS.org and PBS apps beginning September 15.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 1, 2019) — The Black Box Theatre opens the multiple Tony Award-winning musical Assassins. With a book by John Weideman and Stephen Sondheim’s music and lyrics the “panoramic story of our nation's culture of celebrity and the violent means some will use to obtain it, embodied by America's four successful and five would-be presidential assassins. Bold, original, disturbing and alarmingly funny, Assassins is perhaps the most controversial musical ever written.”

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