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2007 Articles
Find Yourself at Cusco Jack's
Named for local shaman “Cusco” Jack Gleason,  Cusco Jack’s Gallery’s Gifts and Gatherings focuses on items designed to help you find your personal center. > More
International Artist Has Debut Gallery Exhibition in Rockford
How often do you get the chance to see a Gallery Exhibition of an internationally renowned artist in Rockford? > More
Evergreen Ball XIX: A Rockin' Evergreen set for Dec. 1
The Friends of Rockford Art Museum present Evergreen Ball XIX: A Rockin' Evergreen on Saturday, Dec. 1, in the galleries of Rockford Art Museum. Star Sponsor is Alpine Bank, Premier Sponsor is Hanrahan Excavating Inc., and Rembrandt Sponsor is Lexus of Rockford. > More
Arlo Guthrie at the Coronado - The Art of the Minstrel
After catching Arlo Guthrie’s show at the Coronado, I’d have to say that (more than anyone else out there) he is the modern equivalent of the minstrel. > More
RSO Performs the Movie Music of John Williams
Music Director Steven Larsen and The Rockford Symphony Orchestra kick off the Rockford Health System Pops Series with a salute to the movie music of John Williams. > More
Cabaret! At the Haunted Theatre
The Rockford College’s Three Penny Theatre presents an evening of thrills and chills with Cabaret at the Haunted Theatre. > More
S.W.P.R.G - More Than Meets the Eye
Are you one of those people who watch all the Ghost Hunting shows on cable TV? Then it might surprise you to know that we have a group of that type in the Stateline area. > More
Outrageous Laughing Stock Opens AE's Season
A guest director from hell, a disastrous opening night for Dracula, and a Hamlet featuring the genuine skull of a theater patron are just some of the complications in Charles Morey’s Laughing Stock, a sidesplitting valentine to summer stock theater.
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Artists' Ensemble Announces 2007-08 Season
A disastrous Dracula; chilly, confused but still hopeful lovers; a heart-breaking loss, and an enchanting dining room take center stage in Artists’ Ensemble’s fourth season of professional Equity theater performed at Rockford College. > More
I'm Caught In Charlotte's Web! Celebrating 35 years

"Honoring the Past while moving into the Future." > More

Pec Playhouse Theatre announces auditions for Wait Until Dark
Pec Playhouse Theatre in Pecatonica is announcing open auditions for the summer production of its 2007 season, Wait Until Dark, a clever mystery thriller by Frederick Knott.  The play will be under the direction of Michael Stanton Kelly. > More
Murder, Romance and Spies, Oh My!
The year is 1952. Maggie is a homicide cop with a killer to catch. Frank is a federal agent on the track of a commie spy ring. Who has time for love? > More
Children's Theater Project Presents - Cinderella kids
The timeless fairy tale meets the magic of Disney in this adaptation of the treasured animated film. Poor Cinderella is endlessly mistreated by her wicked stepmother and stepsisters, and denied a chance to go to the Royal Ball. > More
Problem Addict - Another Case For Rockford's Hip Hop Dominance
Is it something in the water? I don't know, but Rockford is sure producing a lot of talented hip hop acts these days. Problem Addict is one of them. Formed in 2006, the duo consists of Ethan 'E-Thin' Speizer on vocals and Brad 'Sangre' Peterson on beats and production. Their new CD is a fine example of their talent. > More
The Bridge - A New Rap Presence
It seems that the Rockford hip hop scene is really beginning to happen. For many the first rumblings came from Judah The Lyrical Rev - the first Rockford hip-hop artist to gain some prominence. The latest entry into the field is The Bridge and they will be celebrating the release of their first CD on February 24th at Krypto Music Lounge. It seems appropriate that Judah will also be on the bill at that show. > More
Pub Quiz! Brain Busting Entertainment
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Rockford is hosting a Pub Quiz, from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Friday, January 5 and Friday, February 2, at the church, 4848 Turner Street (near Hillcrest Animal Hospital and the west entrance to Rockford College). > More
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