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2008 Articles
Vintage Baseball Opening Day is Sunday May 4th
The Midway Village Marauders Vintage Base Ball Club will host the Somonauk Blue Stockings Vintage Base Ball Club of Somonauk, Illinois on Sunday, May 4 starting at 2:00 pm at the Midway Village Museum. > More
Miracle Mile-Rockford Organizes 4th Annual Neighborhood Clean-up
Miracle Mile-Rockford invites all businesses and neighborhood residents to join our area in the city-wide clean-up day, Saturday, April 26, 2008, 9:00 a.m. to noon. > More
Main Street Players of Boone County Presents: Father of the Bride
Mr. Banks learns that one of the young men he has seen occasionally about the house is about to become his son-in-law. Daughter Kay announces the engagement out of nowhere. Mrs. Banks and her sons are happy, but Mr. Banks is in a dither. > More
"Follow That Jazz"
Without Shoes Modern Dance Co. Explores Jazz – that Uniquely American Art Form - at Its Annual Spring Performance Friday, May 2. > More
Memorial Concert for Local Musician and Teacher Carmen Pursley
Friends and family of Rockford area musician and teacher Carmen Pursley will host a memorial concert in celebration of her life. > More
Sketch Comedy Show Downtown Rockford at The Loft
A sketch comedy group The Subterraneans will be performing a live sketch, improvisation, variety show titled "BLUE is the new RED". > More
Unforgettable Art: An Affair for Alzheimer's
Unforgettable Art features 51 very talented artists and takes place in a warehouse setting so forget the formal attire.  Nicer casual and comfortable shoes are the norm.  > More
Charlotte's Web Presents: Robin & Linda Williams and Their Fine Group
Join us for an incredible evening with Garrison Keillor’s favorite musical guests, (and fellow movie stars), as heard on Public Radio’s Prairie Home Companion, Robin & Linda Williams! > More
Bach Chamber Choir 25th Anniversary Concert Handel's "Messiah" on Palm Sunday, March 16
Rockford’s Bach Chamber Choir will celebrate its 25th anniversary by presenting the Passion and Easter sections of Handel’s “Messiah” on Palm Sunday, March 16. > More
Charlotte's Web Presents: Big James & the Playboys
Join us for an amazing concert featuring some of the area’s most rockin’ blues! > More
Film Screening of "The Real Dirt on Farmer John" at Prairie Soul Studios
Join us on leap year in our black box cabaret screening room for a special community viewing of this award wining documentary about maverick Midwestern farmer. > More
Call for Entries for '2008 Rockford Midwestern' Now Open
The Call for Entries for the ‘2008 Rockford Midwestern’—on display July 11-Oct. 5 at Rockford Art Museum (RAM)—is now open. > More
Artists' Ensemble Announces Auditions for 2008-2009 Season
Open general auditions for Artists’ Ensemble’s fifth season will be Saturday March 29th and Monday March 31st in the Cheek Theatre at Rockford College. > More
Midway Presents 3rd Lecture in the Historic Winter Lecture Series
Midway Village Center is hosting a Winter Lecture Series in February and March.  Local experts will explore topics of both local and national interest.  The third lecture in the series will take place Sunday, February 24 at 2:00 pm.  Admission is just $3 for adults, $2 for students.  Members are free. > More
Rockford Symphony Orchestra Announces 2008-2009 Concert Season
The Rockford Symphony Orchestra—winner of the 2007 Illinois Orchestra of the Year award—is pleased to announce plans for its 2008/09 concert season. Maestro Steven Larsen has crafted many exciting, high-caliber performances featuring world-class guest artists, the orchestra premier of an emerging Rockford piano prodigy, and an exciting festival. > More
RSO welcomes Van Cliburn winner Olga Kern
Music Director Steven Larsen and the Rockford Symphony Orchestra welcome piano virtuoso Olga Kern to play two of the most popular works in the piano repertoire.  > More
Pec Playhouse Theatre Announces 2008 Season
Pec Playhouse Theatre is pleased to announce their 2008 Season!  Season tickets are now available, and individual tickets are priced at only $10. > More
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