Learn more about the War of 1812 Battle of Rock Island Rapids in the Wednesday Library program

Kevin Braafladt, Assistant Historian of Army Support Command at Rock Island Arsenal, and the Army Support Command’s History Office will give a free lecture on Wednesday, January 12 at 6 p.m. on a battle of QC during the War of 1812. This session (presented by the Davenport Public Library) will …

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Jazz, R&B and Sophistifunk: James Mtume’s Greatest Recordings | Music

Kuumba-Toudie Heath – Baraka (1969) Biological son of saxophonist Jimmy Heath, raised by James Forman, the accompanist of Dizzy Gillespie, James Mtume was raised in jazz. His first appearance on record was on the 1969 album Kawaida, credited to his uncle, drummer Albert Heath – and on subsequent reissues by …

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Jaime Vieira hired as Blue Jays Minor League coach

Jaime Vieira will become the first woman to hold a coaching position in the Blue Jays organization, after the club hired her on Monday to coach the Minor League hitting before the 2022 season. The club did not officially announce the hiring, which Sportsnet was the first to report. Vieira …

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Country stars rally around her – Billboard

In 2021, Mickey Guyton ticked several career items off the bucket list, including the release of his long-awaited full album Remember his name, co-hosting the Academy of Country Music Awards with Keith Urban, winning one CMA nomination for New Artist of the Year and three Grammy nominations. To explore See …

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NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover has dirt clogging its rock sampling system

This Jan. 7 image shows debris obstructing the bit carousel of NASA’s Perseverance rover. NASA / JPL-Caltech / MSSS This story is part of Welcome to mars, our series exploring the red planet. Mars doesn’t like our robotic explorers. This suffocate them with dust, rough their wheels and mess with …

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Five-game jazz cap trip with pit stop in Detroit

January 8, 2022; Indianapolis, Indiana, United States; Utah Jazz goalie Donovan Mitchell (45) dribbles the ball while Indiana Pacers goalie Lance Stephenson (6) defends in the second half at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY SportsThe Utah Jazz had a rough patch this weekend during their five-game trip. They …

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NFL Draft: Player Spotlight – Anthony Blue, Newberry

2022 NFL Draft Anthony Blue Newberry Defender Get to know Newberry defenseman Anthony Blue who will be in Pasadena, Calif. For the NFLPA Bowl 2022 NFL Draft All Star Game. A four-year-old and standout starter, Newberry cornerback Anthony Blue is one of DII’s top prospects in the 2022 NFL Draft. …

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Mickey Guyton responds to Twitter troll: “Bless your little heart”

Mickey Guyton has always been outspoken about being a black woman in country music, never hesitating to share the ups and downs of her career. The country singer shared one of the stockings on her Instagram on Saturday January 8, showing the type of negative feedback sent to it. In …

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Rock band who featured on Kerrang Talk Lockdown inspired album

A South Wales band with a new sound and a new member have “amazing” returns on their latest album. The Autumn Killers – consisting of Rob Reece of Caerphilly (vocals, bass, piano), Duncan Richardson of Newport (guitar, backing vocals, keyboards) and Graeme Hoy (drums and percussion) – recently released Dark …

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Jazz vs Raptors – Match Recap – January 7th, 2022

TORONTO – – Fred VanVleet had 37 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in his first career triple-double, OG Anunoby scored 22 points and the Toronto Raptors overcame a 17-point deficit to beat the disadvantaged Jazz digital 122-108 Friday night, ending Utah’s 10-game winning streak on the road. Pascal Siakam …

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