MOLINE, ILLINOIS (February 19, 2021) — WQPT presents a variety of outreach activities in conjunction with the new Ken Burns documentary Hemingway. Directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, Hemingway examines the visionary work and turbulent life of Ernest Hemingway, one of the most influential writers America has ever produced.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (February 16, 2021) WQPT invites viewers to join in virtual screenings of The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song. The documentary is a moving four-hour, two-part series from executive producer, host, and writer Henry Louis Gates Jr, the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard University and director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (January 19, 2021) WQPT, Quad Cities PBS, is revisiting their original fundraiser, “The Auction is at Your House.” The new event is an on-air, on-line auction airing on WQPT January 28 and 29, 8-10PM, while the on-line part of the auction is live now at wqpt.org/auction.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (December 2, 2020)  WQPT, Quad Cities PBS is focusing on educational outreach using the PBS documentary The Gene: An Intimate History for a special Teacher Training session on Thursday, December 3, 6:30PM.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (November 16, 2020) WQPT, Quad Cities PBS is hosting a special online screening and discussion with Jack Youngelson, the director of Ken Burns Presents: "The Gene: An Intimate History" on November 19, 6:30PM.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (September 22, 2020)  WQPT is presenting a special online preview screening of clips from The Age of Nature followed by a discussion with local experts in the area of nature conservation.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (September 10, 2020) The Black Box Theatre in downtown Moline presents Three Viewings by Jeffrey Hatcher, opening on Thursday, September 24. “We decided to visit Jeffrey Hatcher again,” said co-founder Lora Adams. The Black Box opened the theatre four years ago with Murderers by Hatcher and recently produced Turn of the Screw.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 27, 2020) WQPT will host a 45 minute screening of the Ken Burns documentary The Gene: An Intimate History, on Thursday, September 17, 7:30PM, at the Blue Grass Drive In as part of the Quad City Engineering and Science Council’s “Teacher’s Night Out” series.

The Bluegrass Drive In Theatre is located just off of Hwy 61 in Blue Grass, Iowa at 774 W Mayne Street.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 19, 2020)  WQPT is holding a special screening of Ken Burns Presents: The Gene: An Intimate History. followed by a 45-minute talk with "Charles Darwin" (actor Brian "Fox" Ellis, storyteller and science teacher). Immediately following, "Darwin" will answer questions from the audience.

 

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 13, 2020) The Black Box Theatre once again presents a 1940’s style radio play with “The 39 Steps: A Live Radio Play” by Joe Landry. The show is scheduled for August 20 to 30. Tickets on Thursdays are $13 and $16 all other performances.

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