A striking celebration of color, in all of the word's varied interpretations, is on display at Davenport's Bucktown Center of the Arts through January 11, with the local exhibition Show Your Colors! offering stunning examples of how 21 visual artists from the area chose to acknowledge its central theme.

Performing in support of their studio-album debut, and treating music lovers to what Glide magazine called their “inexplicable way of giving old-time blues and jazz a fresh, contemporary feel,” the touring musicians of Davina & the Vagabonds return to Davenport's Redstone Room for a free concert in the venue's “Guest List Series,” their November 30 set featuring genre favorites plus new songs from the group's summertime release Sugar Drops.

A beloved annual tradition returns to Davenport's Adler Theatre on December 1 as master pianist and Iowa native Jim McDonough, along with his ensemble of orchestra musicians and singers, presents Holiday Grande 2019 as a special fundraising event benefiting Camp Courageous of Iowa, the year-round recreational and respite-care facility for individuals with disabilities.

In addition to his rock, blues, and gospel smashes, Elvis Presley recorded numerous renditions of popular seasonal tunes, and many of those timeless hits will be heard when the Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse hosts two December 5 performances of Blue Christmas: A Rock 'n' Roll Holiday Extravaganza starring touring musician and noted impersonator Robert Shaw.

Described by the Bay Area Guardian as “inspired and stimulating,” and by the Des Moines Register as a work that “strikes deep into the bones,” author Frank Higgins' evocative Gunplay serves as the fall theatre production at Scott Community College November 21 through 24, its messages so impactful that portions of the play were read on Capitol Hill prior to Congress passing the handgun-violence prevention act known as the Brady Bill.

One of the funniest, most charming, and most popular operas of all time gets a thrilling makeover at Augustana College on November 22 and 23, as the talents of OperX stage their fall production of The Marriage of Figaro – the Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart classic being presented under the direction of Michelle Crouch and boasting a cast of 10 gifted student performers.

Taking place during Truth in Action's “24 Hours of Reality” program – a daylong global conversation on the climate crisis and how we might solve it – the 2018 documentary Paris to Pittsburgh will enjoy a screening and subsequent panel discussion at Davenport's Figge Art Museum on November 21, an event held as a companion program to the venue's current art exhibition Mia Feuer: Totems of Anthropocene.

A special night of brilliant music and blistering horror transpires at the Rock Island Brewing Company on November 17 with the venue housing “The Beyond Composer's Cut Tour,” a night in which acclaimed Italian composer Fabio Frizzi will perform the live score to 1981's cult hit The Beyond plus a special Frizzi 2 Fulci tribute to the film's director Lucio Fulci, for whom Frizzi composed some of his most memorable scores.

Performing in support of the October release of their self-titled album – a work that, according to Sounds Like Nashville, “maintains their inspiring disposition while exploring deeper musicians” – the chart-topping country musicians of Old Dominion play Moline's TaxSlayer Center on November 23, performing from a repertoire that has thus far resulted in three Academy of Country Music Awards and eight top-10 Billboard singles over a mere five years.

Following hugely successful presentations of Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone in 2017 and Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets in 2018, the Quad City Symphony Orchestra returns to Davenport's Adler Theatre on November 23 to perform live accompaniment for Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuarón's Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban – the third movie smash adapted from J.K. Rowling's iconic fantasy/adventure novels.

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