By Kylie White Momma has some great new places for you to check out from all around the QC! Mammas current fave, Miracle @ The Freight House, is a Christmas pop-up bar. That’s right! A Christmas themed bar and it’s a five sense experience. Upon walking in, your eyes will be overloaded with merry and bright Christmas décor, your nostrils filled with the aroma of … Continue reading Momma says 3 is out!
By Nicole Stocker Upon the arrival of the pandemic, we have seen businesses shut down completely. Profit and nonprofit art galleries, music venues, and performing arts organizations are fighting to keep their business going, just like every other business. For those who are cautious of COVID-19, they may be less inclined to go out during this time even though these are fantastic local places you … Continue reading Following Art and Musical Culture though the Pandemic this Holiday Season
Tales of witches have been around for centuries. Scary stories of warty old women putting spells on unsuspecting men and children were told to scare those misbehaving. We imagined pointy black hats and black cauldrons full of eye of newt and herbs, powerful women flying into the night on enchanted brooms, and godless souls finding power from other worldly spirits. We find these stories in … Continue reading How Witchcraft Became a Safe Place for Newcomers
By: Nicole Stocker The COVID-19 pandemic has put a lot of the culture and arts programs in a tight spot as far as in person performances. This has been a challenge for colleges, performing arts theaters, art galleries, and live music venues. As more virtual learning occurs, together with rising COVID-19 case numbers, Scott Community College has decided to host a virtual theater performance. The … Continue reading Stepping into the Age of Virtual theater with Rogues’ Gallery
Ina Duncan Banks Scholarship is awarded to a female who will be in her junior or senior year of college by Fall 2021 and is a resident of Rock Island County. Can be a current community college student. The scholarship will be awarded to one person for $1,000. Applicants must show academic achievement, community service involvement, and to some extent, financial need. Clement T. Hanson … Continue reading Scholarships: The Moline Foundation