LOCAL FOOTBALL SCORING UPDATES PRESENTED BY THE HUNGRY HOBO:

Upright Citizens Brigade to perform Jan. 26 at Augustana


Share
Posted Online: Jan. 17, 2013, 12:38 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Press release submitted by Augustana College.

ROCK ISLAND -- The Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company will bring the best comedians from its theatres in New York City and Los Angeles to Augustana for an improv show at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, in Centennial Hall, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island.
The UCB TourCo show lasts approximately 90 minutes and consists of two halves of longform improvisation. Longform improv consists of making scenes up as you go, and requires each performer to trust the others to create a successful storyline to entertain the audience.
The UCB Theatre has helped develop comedy greats like Horatio Sanz, Amy Poehler, Rob Corddry, Ed Helms and The Daily Show's Rob Riggle. UCB Theatre cast members also have appeared on Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, MadTV, VH1's Best Week Ever, Adult Swim and 30 Rock.
General public tickets cost $10 and available at the Augustana Ticket Office, 3703 7th Ave, Rock Island. They also can be charged by phone at (309) 794-7306 or online at www.augustana.edu/tickets. Admission for Augustana faculty/staff with an ID (limit of four) and Augustana students with an ID (limit of one) are free.



















 



Local events heading








  Today is Saturday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2014. There are 102 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






(More History)