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04/30/2008
Weddings Should be Memorable, Not Expensive
When my two older sisters got married in the 60’s and 70’s, my mother says they paid about $50 for the use of the Battle Creek, Michigan Women’s Club Banquet Hall, $200 for the tuxes, $175 for the wedding dress (one sister made her own), > More
04/23/2008
Scooter the Planet! How riding a scooter makes $ense and reduces your carbon-footprint.
Scooters are fun.  Really, really fun.  Really, really, really fun to ride. > More
04/14/2008
RCCA's Final Concert This Season: Angele Dubeau & La Pieta
The “hottest chamber ensemble” according to Soundstage Magazine, Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà, will appear at the historic Coronado Theatre on Friday, April 18, 7:30 p.m., 314 North Main Street in downtown Rockford. > More
04/05/2008
Kortman Gallery at 22 - David Menard and Molly Carter Exhibit Mixed Media Works
Contemporary artists David Menard and Molly Carter will present their mixed media works in an exhibition called Dick and Jane opening Friday, April 11th in the Kortman Gallery. > More
03/28/2008
Genesis in Dekalb? No, but Grand Parade is The Next Best Thing
Those who had the chance to see Genesis perform live (particular in their progressive rock / theatrical heyday with Peter Gabriel fronting the group) can tell you that it was an incredible experience. You can’t really get that experience these days, but Grand Parade is the next best thing. > More
03/12/2008
10th Annual RAMI Benefit Rocks the Tebala This Saturday
The 10th Annual RAMI Benefit, which supports the Gary Wilmer RAMI Scholarship Fund, kicks off at 6pm this Saturday night at the Tebala Shrine Temple at 7910 Newburg Road. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. with Time Warp taking the stage at 6:00 p.m. followed by Southern Heritage, Moon Dogs, The Usual Suspects and Missing Links. > More
02/25/2008
Rockford Symphony Orchestra Sound Bites Series Features Time for Three
The Rockford Symphony Orchestra announces the fifth session of Sound Bites - the popular lunchtime discussion event introduced last season. The next Sound Bites of the 2007-08 season will be from noon until 1 p.m. Friday, March 7, at Brio located at 515 E. State St.  Sound Bites is a fresh and relaxing way to prepare for the RSO concert experience. > More
02/10/2008
Rockford College Performing Arts Department Presents: "The Laramie Project"
The Rockford College  Performing Arts department presents The Laramie Project  in Cheek Theatre in the Clark Arts Center, on the Rockford College campus, on Thursday, Feb. 14, Friday, Feb. 15, Saturday, Feb. 16, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 17, at 2 p.m. > More
02/06/2008
Pec Playhouse Theatre Presents Love, Sex, and the IRS
It's deep winter here in Northern Illinois, but that doesn't keep the folks at Pec Playhouse Theatre from working harder than ever.  New board members, building renovation, and a hilarious season-opener make for lively evenings at your local community theatre. > More
01/28/2008
Rockford College's Three Penny Theatre Presents: 8 lbs of Pressure
8lbs of Pressure is a sketch comedy show that is conceived, directed, and performed by several students in the Rockford College community. > More
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