Two young artists at the forefront of the contemporary hip-hop, rap, and Christian-music scenes bring their “Home Team Tour” to Davenport on October 29, with all proceeds from the KB and Trip Lee concert benefiting the children's charity YouthHope of the Quad Cities.

Two exhibitions by one gifted artist will soon be on display at St. Ambrose, with paintings, textiles, installations, and more by the Iowa-based Greta Songe viewable in the Catich and Morrissey Galleries, both located in the university's Galvin Fine Arts Center.

RIBCO is set to host a special Wednesday-night concert with one of the country's most lauded and prolific metal bands, as the musicians of Thou have, over the past 10 years, released 10 EPs, four compilation albums, and five studio albums, with Pitchfork magazine naming 2014's Heathen “Best Metal Album of the Year.”

A masquerade-themed fundraiser for the Vera French Foundation, the Unmasking Mental Health Gala will raise money and awareness at the Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center in an event boasting cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, dinner, live and silent auctions, and a presentation by guest speaker and acclaimed author Joan Becker.

The culmination of a two-month art project will finally be displayed on October 29, when the crocheted results of fiber artist and sculptor Carol Hummel's community-wide #YarnBombQC are unveiled in a public ceremony at the Augustana Teaching Museum of Art.

Arriving in tandem with the 30th anniversary of its film-musical counterpart, Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage will fill the Adler auditorium with beloved songs from 1987's beloved movie, including the Oscar-, Golden Globe-, and Grammy-winning “(I've Had) The Time of My Life” smash originally recorded by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes.

Paste magazine describes Pickwick's latest album LoveJoys as “a seamless little sound-world of old soul, new blood, sleek pop, slow jams, electro-funk, and fearless exploration," and the Seattle quintet performs a Moeller Nights concert as the latest stop in their cross-country tour.​

Appearing as the headliner in the River Music Experience's and Great Sounds Promotions' annual Smooth Jazz Fall Festival, chart-topping saxophonist Darius will share his talents that are comparable to those of the all-time greats, with JazzReview.com calling him “right up there with the Najees, the Gerald Albrights, and the Art Porters – he's that good.”

For its final exhibition in the 2017 Arts @ the Airport gallery series, Quad City Arts presents works by a trio of Midwestern artists: landscape paintings by Annawan's Broadbent and Rockford's Gates, and ceramic sculpture by West Des Moines' Lewis.

Arriving just in time for Halloween, the professional dancers of Ballet Quad Cities will stage choreographer Deanna Carter's adaptation of Bram Stoker's classic horror novel, with the notorious count portrayed by international dance star Domingo Rubio 10 years after he first danced Dracula for the Rock Island-based company.

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