With the exhibit's title taken from Psalm 19 and its sacred celebration of the sun and the life that flourishes under its radiant light, painter William Havlicek's The Sanctuary of the Sun: Seasons & Time will be on display at the historic house of the Muscatine Art Center June 2 through September 11, its series selections described by the artist as "a poetic eulogy to Iowa’s seasonal changes, ochre harvests, russet woods, and silent streams.”

A pair of critically acclaimed singer/songwriters make a pair of successive visits to Davenport's Raccoon Motel on June 7 and 8, with Tuesday evening boasting the talents of New York's garage-rock and cowboy-pop sensation Cut Worms, and Wednesday night showcasing the gifts of the popular Texas-based Americana and pop-rock musician David Ramirez.

Performing in support of their EP Pretty Lies, a quartet of gifted young area musicians headline a June 4 concert event at the Redstone Room, with the Davenport venue treating patrons to the rock and power-pop talents of an ensemble that bills itself as the Quad Cities' only all-female rock band: Been There Done That.

A watershed moment in the history of LGBTQ rights will be explored in a June 3 Gay Pride Month event at the Rock Island Public Library's Main Branch, with the venue hosting a screening of the American Experience episode Stonewall Uprising: The Year That Changed Everything, a Peabody Award-winning work that the Philadelphia Inquirer deemed “an important documentary – and a passionate and compassionate reconstruction.”

A real-life mystery concerning one of history's most well-known Native Americans will be explored in a fascinating June 8 presentation hosted by the Davenport Public Library's Fairmount Branch, when a potentially disgraceful story about 19th-century Iowans is told via What Happened to Black Hawk's Remains?

A noted comedian, actor, radio host, and author who recently released his second book You're Doing Great! – And Other Reasons To Stay Alive, Tom Papa brings his national tour to Davenport's Rhythm City Casino Resort Rhythm Room on June 4, treating audiences two two standup sets boasting the seasoned wit whose eclectic career has encompassed everything from writing for The New Yorker to voicing a character in Rob Zombie's animated The Haunted World of El Superbeasto.

Appearing locally in their eagerly anticipated “Knotfest Roadshow” tour, the heavy-metal musicians (and Iowa natives) of Slipknot bring play Moline's TaxSlayer Center on June 5, the chart-topping, Grammy-winning artists delivering a spectacular stage show from a 27-year history hat thus far boasts six studio albums, two live albums, one compilation album, five video albums, 26 singles, and 27 music videos.

Held in celebration of Gay Pride Month, a Film at the Figge screening of the Oscar-nominated documentary How to Survive a Plague will be held at Davenport's Figge Art Museum on June 5, this riveting, powerful tale of AIDS activists a Peabody Award winner for Best Documentary and a work the New York Times praised for its “scorching electrical charge,” as well as its “rage, fear, fiery determination, and, finally, triumph.”

One of the most popular and beloved music acts in American history will make its long-awaited touring stop at Moline's TaxSlayer Center on June 3 when the venue hosts an evening with Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, the legendary pop group whose smash singles include “Big Girls Don't Cry” and “Walk Like a Man,” and whose headliner has been performing with the group for a remarkable 62 years.

Held in memory of Connie Sauer-Adams, a Chamber Music Quad Cities founder and the mother of the group's artistic directors Gregory and Thomas Sauer, the classical recital A Musical Tribute will be held in the Parish Hall of Davenport's Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, this June 5 afternoon event hosted by Chamber Music Quad Cities and boasting sure-to-be-moving performances by Connie's gifted sons Gregory on cello and Thomas on piano.

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