MOLINE, ILLINOIS – The Black Box Theatre in downtown Moline presents the Midwest premiere of “I Love You, Because,” a contemporary musical version of Jane Austin’s novel “Pride and Prejudice.” The production features lyrics by Ryan Cunningham, and music by Joshua Salzman.

MOLINE, IL – WQPT’s political coverage on “The Cities with Jim Mertens” received a second place award from the Iowa Broadcast News Association on Saturday night for their series of political discussions during the 2016 election cycle.  WQPT also took home a third place award for their “Snapshots” program titled “Iowa-Illinois Memorial Bridge.”

Episodes to be recorded in front of a live studio audience at The Black Box Theatre

MOLINE, IL – The Tin Woman by Sean Grennan opens at The Black Box Theatre on April 20th.

Based on a true story, The Tin Woman is the story of Joy, the recipient of the heart, unsure whether she deserves this extraordinary gift, as well as the donors parents Alice and Hank as they come to accept their son’s death.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS – The Black Box Theatre located at 1623 5th Avenue, Moline, Illinois is holding auditions on Saturday, April 22 from 1-4 at the theatre.  Those planning on auditioning should prepare 16-32 bars of music and bring sheet music and perform a short monologue. You may be asked to sing from the show. Ethnic diversity is strongly encouraged.  Callbacks TBD.   You must audition to be considered for any of the shows.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS – WQPT, Quad Cities PBS will air the newest film from Moline based documentary filmmakers Tammy and Kelly Rundle of Fourth Wall Films on March 26 at 9:00 pm. The film, “The Barn Raisersis a historical documentary that tells the story of barns in the Upper Midwest by examining them through the lens of architecture.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS – WQPT is holding their annual Ready to Learn Early Childhood Conference on April 22.


MOLINE, IL -- WQPT, Quad Cities PBS will hold their 16th annual Champagne on the Rocks Gala on Friday, Jan. 27, at the Outing Club.

The Presenting Sponsor for Champagne on the Rocks is The Singh Group/Merrill Lynch Wealth Management.

"We are delighted that Tony Singh and his organization continue to be such great supporters of WQPT," said WQPT General Manager Mary Pruess.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS - The Black Box Theatre will open their doors for the first time with a concert by The Westbrook Singers on January 15, 2017 at 4:30 pm.  The theatre is located at 1623 - 5th Avenue in downtown Moline and was founded by David Miller and Lora Adams.