Nova Singers presents Broadway fundraiser

Posted Online: June 04, 2014, 11:47 am
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By Jonathan Turner, jturner@qconline.com
Nova Singers and friends will present their "Out of the Ordinary Broadway Concert" on Saturday at 4 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, 1600 20th St., Rock Island, and on Sunday at 4 p.m. at Knights of Columbus, 1556 E. Fremont St., Galesburg.

The program will feature Broadway choruses, solos and ensembles from "Les Miserables," "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," "Cats," "South Pacific," "Guys and Dolls," "Frozen" and many more.

This special event is an annual fundraiser that will support the Nova Singers' 29th and 30th anniversary seasons. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and students are free. Tickets will be available at the door.

The audience also will have an opportunity to purchase (for $10) chances on various prizes offered by businesses such as Four Seasons, The Cellar Restaurant, Biaggi's, Knox-Galesburg Symphony, Quad City Symphony, Nova Singers, Lagomarcino's Confectionery, Quad City Music Guild and Lavender Crest Winery.

For more information, contact Nova Singers at nova@knox.edu, 309-341-7038, or visit novasingers.com.


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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.

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