‘Kinky Boots’ enlightens

‘Kinky Boots’ enlightens

ROCK ISLAND – Brett Hitchcock calls it one of the “edgiest” shows the Circa 21 Dinner Playhouse has ever put on in its 43-year history, comparable only to “The Full Monty.” Malik D. Harris “Kinky Boots,” the award-winning creation of Cyndi Lauper and Harvey...
The Project aims for health equity in the Quad Cities

The Project aims for health equity in the Quad Cities

QUAD CITIES – During a recent visit to a local shelter for people experiencing homelessness, staff members of The Project of the Quad Cities (TPQC) encountered a person who tested positive for HIV. Tomika Abram Within days, TPQC diagnosed and treated the client,...
Time again to gut-check your unacknowledged Trumpism

Time again to gut-check your unacknowledged Trumpism

Christine Hawes With the Democratic presidential contest heating up, along with Donald Trump’s rhetoric, now is an important time to revisit a difficult truth: we all need to continuously purge ourselves of unacknowledged Trumpism. Trumpism is built around a few key...