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An acoustic evening with CHEEKS McGEE & GEORGE CATE!

By Travis on April 24, 2010

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ELECTRIC FOUNTAIN PRODUCTIONS presents…..An acoustic evening with Cheeks McGee and George Cate (from PreDawn Hour) with special guests The award winning HIGHLAND HS JAZZ ENSEMBLE directed by CHEEKS McGEE!!! You do not want to miss this show. Doors open @ 7pm. Tickets are now ONSALE via www.cheeksmcgee.com and they are $5 in advance or $7 […]

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Quincy and Technology

By Travis on April 24, 2010

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I’m pleased to see the progress that has been made with social media in the past year and a half within Quincy. Businesses are now realizing there is some value to having a social media presence for inbound marketing capabilities. Some businesses still have alot to learn about affective communication within social media, however they’re […]

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The 5th Annual Big Dam Film Festival to Offer Academy Award Nominee

By Travis on April 17, 2010

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Young Professionals of the Quincy Area is pleased to announce the 5th annual Big Dam Film Festival, to be held May 6 & 7, 2010 at two locations in Quincy.  This year the festival will feature locally produced films as well as an Academy Award-nominated film.  The new format is meant to showcase award-winning independent […]

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Great River Artisans Spring Art Show and Sale

By Travis on April 5, 2010

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Area members of the Great River Artisans, featuring local artists have announced an all new One of a Kind Spring Art Show and Sale for Saturday April 24, 2010. The event will be held at the Women s City Club in Quincy and will feature handcrafted art perfect for Mother s Day gift giving and […]

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Digital Art Showing: Amy and Jeremy’s pottery

By Travis on March 31, 2010

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Welcome to the second edition of  “Digital Showings”. The goal of the Digital Showings are to feature galleries of local artists, be it professionals or amateurs. Qtown loves the arts and looks forward to promoting them through this feature. If you’d like your work featured email us at helloqtown@gmail.com This installment’s featured artist is Amy […]

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The Levee Walker

By Travis on March 24, 2010

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From the darkness, a small light emerges growing larger as it grows closer and closer. During my teenage years it was common for groups of teens to venture to the river bottoms and see if the Levee walker was to make an appearance, the bravest calling out his name, challenging him to appear. Most teens […]

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Library Book Sale

By Travis on March 24, 2010

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The Quincy public library (map)  will hold a book sale from Thursday April, 8 through Sunday April, 11 at the Library Annex (located behind the main library building on York St.). This event kicks off on the Thursday the 8th with “First Choice Day”, for $2.00 you can have an early opportunity to get your […]

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Father Augustine Tolton

By Travis on March 17, 2010

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Many polarizing figures in history posses a innate ability stare hardships and adversity in the eyes, and then overcome them. Father Augustine Tolton, the first ordained African American priest in the United States lived a lifetime of rising above the adversity in which he came to know all to well. In 1853 Augustine Tolton was […]

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