MOLINE, ILLINOIS (December 2, 2020)  WQPT, Quad Cities PBS is focusing on educational outreach using the PBS documentary The Gene: An Intimate History for a special Teacher Training session on Thursday, December 3, 6:30PM.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (November 16, 2020) WQPT, Quad Cities PBS is hosting a special online screening and discussion with Jack Youngelson, the director of Ken Burns Presents: "The Gene: An Intimate History" on November 19, 6:30PM.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (September 22, 2020)  WQPT is presenting a special online preview screening of clips from The Age of Nature followed by a discussion with local experts in the area of nature conservation.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (September 10, 2020) The Black Box Theatre in downtown Moline presents Three Viewings by Jeffrey Hatcher, opening on Thursday, September 24. “We decided to visit Jeffrey Hatcher again,” said co-founder Lora Adams. The Black Box opened the theatre four years ago with Murderers by Hatcher and recently produced Turn of the Screw.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 27, 2020) WQPT will host a 45 minute screening of the Ken Burns documentary The Gene: An Intimate History, on Thursday, September 17, 7:30PM, at the Blue Grass Drive In as part of the Quad City Engineering and Science Council’s “Teacher’s Night Out” series.

The Bluegrass Drive In Theatre is located just off of Hwy 61 in Blue Grass, Iowa at 774 W Mayne Street.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 19, 2020)  WQPT is holding a special screening of Ken Burns Presents: The Gene: An Intimate History. followed by a 45-minute talk with "Charles Darwin" (actor Brian "Fox" Ellis, storyteller and science teacher). Immediately following, "Darwin" will answer questions from the audience.

 

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 13, 2020) The Black Box Theatre once again presents a 1940’s style radio play with “The 39 Steps: A Live Radio Play” by Joe Landry. The show is scheduled for August 20 to 30. Tickets on Thursdays are $13 and $16 all other performances.

 

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (July 2, 2020)  The Black Box Theatre was in rehearsal for the Jeffrey Hatcher adaptation of The Turn of The Screw when Covid-19 shut everything down. As Illinois enters Phase 4 of re-opening, the actors are once again rehearsing and looking forward to performing.

The theatre will open the show on July 16 and close July 19.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (June 18, 2020) WQPT will stream a virtual commemoration of the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth on June 19 at 11AM.

Six leading Black museums and historical institutions from coast to coast have joined forces to launch a digital commemoration of Juneteenth, the day that the Emancipation Proclamation was officially enforced, ending enslavement in Texas.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (February 28, 2020) — The Black Box Theatre presents Jeffrey Hatcher’s Turn of the Screw March 26 through April 5.  Based on the Henry James book, it is a tale of suspense, horror, and repressed sexuality. A governess journeys to a lonely English manor house to care for two recently-orphaned children. However, she is not their first governess.

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