Arts & Theater

July 1, 1993

Ongoing Attractions

Funktional Arts – 412 N. First St. Jewelry, furniture, sculpture; ceramic sculpture by Lynn Fisher. By appointment only. Info: 229-9048/969-7942.

Village Gallery – Stewart Square. Artists co-op. Works of more than 45 artists for sale. Info: 963-ARTS/jcoeart.com.

At Home Players Theater – The House, DeKalb. Call for shows/ times/prices/Info: 815/748-2880.

Flora: The Beauty of Botanics – Rockford Art Museum. Includes works by Georgia O’Keefe, Charlotte Hackin, John James Audubon, Ingrid Neuhofer and other local and international artists. Regular gallery hours. Free. Info: 968-2787.

Sticks & Stones – New Dimensions Gallery, Womanspace, 3333 Maria Linden Dr. Art opening that features works by Womanspace artists who interpreted the exhibits title. By appointment only. Free. Through July 20. Info: 877-0118.

Fred Berman Photographs: Walls & Windows – Wright Museum of Art, Beloit College, Wis. Defines the personality of locations. Tues. thru Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Info: 608/363-2625.

Garden in the Gallery – Anderson Gallery, Rockford Art Museum. Large canvases with flowers and garden scenes. Regular gallery hours. Free. Info: 972-2880.

Threads of Time and The Mothers—Women in Ancient America – Freeport Arts Center, Freeport. Marianne Huber’s collection of female figurines dating from 1200 B.C. to 1400 A.D. Also, a quilt by Mary Lee. Thru July 27. Call for prices/Info: 815/235-9755.

Around the Corner – Monroe Arts Center, Monroe, Wis. Fiber artist Dawn Ingham displays her work. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Info: 608/325-5700.

Cool Moves! The Artistry of Motion – Discovery Center Museum. A traveling exhibit of interactive and educational art focusing on the art of motion and light. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon. thru Sat., noon-5 p.m. Thru Oct. 26. Call for prices/Info: 963-6769.

Sculpture Galena: A Summer/Fall Showcase of International Contemporary Art – Ulysses S. Grant Home State Historic Site, Galena. Bold and innovative new works of public outdoor art. Thru Oct. 31. Call for times/prices/Info: 877/444-5850.

Robot Dream: Fiber Works & Drawings – Wright Museum of Art, Beloit College, Beloit, Wis. By using labor-intensive quilt media, nostalgic memories, and the robot persona, pieces by Kathy Weaver deal with personal conflict and humor. Tues. thru Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Call for prices/Info: 363-2095.

See The World – Beloit College, Logan Museum of Anthropology. A small sample of the beautiful and meaningful artifacts that visitors can use to appreciate the diversity of people around them. Tues.-Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Thru Oct. 12. Info: 608/363-2625.

Wednesday, July 23

Open Mic Poetry Reading – Minglewood, Jefferson St. Read on any topic in any style in the new and refurbished store. 7:30 p.m. Free.

Children of Eden – Starlight Theater, Rock Valley College. A joyous and “inspirational” musical based loosely on the story of Genesis. Call for times/prices/Info: 921-2160.

Thursday, July 24

Private Lives – Timber Lake Playhouse, Mt. Carroll. Broadway’s hottest revival comes to TLP with Noel Coward’s classic comedy. 8 p.m. Call for tickets/prices/Info: 815/244-2035.

Children of Eden – Starlight Theater, Rock Valley College. A joyous and “inspirational” musical based loosely on the story of Genesis. Call for times/prices/Info: 921-2160.

South Pacific – The Fireside Dinner Theater, Fort Atkinson, Wis. Call for times/prices/Info: 800/477-9505.

Friday, July 25

I’m No Angel – Storefront Cinema. Cary Grant and Mae West. 7 p.m. $5. Info: 962-FILM.

Follies – Jubilee Theater, Clock Tower. The glitter and glamour of Las Vegas comes to the Midwest with genuine costumes, beautiful showgirls, singing comedy and audience participation. Thru Aug. 24. Call for times/prices/Info: 815/229-4033.

Expanding Horizons – Paragon on State. Artists’ reception for Joel James Swanson. Features a collection of oil on canvas horizons of visual exploration. 5:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Info: 963-1600.

The Robber Bridegroom – The Expo Center, Byron Forest Preserve. Set in rural Mississippi, a Grimms Brothers-like story comes to life. Call for times/prices/Info: 815/234-3000.

Children of Eden – Starlight Theater, Rock Valley College. A joyous and “inspirational” musical based loosely on the story of Genesis. Call for times/prices/Info: 921-2160.

Guys and Dolls – Pec Playhouse Theater. 8 p.m. Call for prices/Info: 815/239-1210.

Private Lives – Timber Lake Playhouse, Mt. Carroll. Broadway’s hottest revival comes to TLP with Noel Coward’s classic comedy. 8 p.m. Call for tickets/prices/Info: 815/244-2035.

Saturday, July 26

I’m No Angel – Storefront Cinema. Cary Grant and Mae West. 7 & 9:30 p.m. $5. Info: 962-FILM.

Follies – Jubilee Theater, Clock Tower. The glitter and glamour of Las Vegas comes to the Midwest with genuine costumes, beautiful showgirls, singing comedy and audience participation. Thru Aug. 24. Call for times/prices/Info: 815/229-4033.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – Jubilee Theater, Clock Tower. The premier of the “Jubilee Junior Series,” this is a unique adaptation of the classic tale. 1 p.m. $12. Info: 229-4033.

Children of Eden – Starlight Theater, Rock Valley College. A joyous and “inspirational” musical based loosely on the story of Genesis. Call for times/prices/Info: 921-2160.

The Robber Bridegroom – The Expo Center, Byron Forest Preserve. Set in rural Mississippi, a Grimms Brothers-like story comes to life. Call for times/prices/Info: 815/234-3000.

Guys & Dolls –Pec Playhouse Theater. This fun and lively oddball romantic comedy soars with the spirit of Broadway. 2 & 8 p.m. Call for prices/Info: 815/239-1210.

Private Lives – Timber Lake Playhouse, Mt. Carroll. Broadway’s hottest revival comes to TLP with Noel Coward’s classic comedy. 8 p.m. Call for tickets/prices/Info: 815/244-2035.

32nd Annual Galena Arts Festival – Grant Park, Galena. High quality original art and fine crafts created by nearly 100 regional and national artists. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Call for prices/Info: 815/777-9341.

Sunday, July 27

I’m No Angel – Storefront Cinema. Cary Grant and Mae West. 4:30 & 7 p.m. $5. Info: 962-FILM.

“Let Freedom Ring” Open Mic Poetry – Underground Art Gallery, 2110 11th St. Hosted by Ned Haggard, there will be five poets allowed per event. Sign up is at 1:45 p.m., readings start at 2 p.m. Free. Info: 815/979-1944.

Children of Eden – Starlight Theater, Rock Valley College. A joyous and “inspirational” musical based loosely on the story of Genesis. Call for times/prices/Info: 921-2160.

Private Lives – Timber Lake Playhouse, Mt. Carroll. Broadway’s hottest revival comes to TLP with Noel Coward’s classic comedy. Call for tickets/prices/Info: 815/244-2035.

The Robber Bridegroom – The Expo Center, Byron Forest Preserve. Set in rural Mississippi, a Grimms Brothers-like story comes to life. Call for times/prices/Info: 815/234-3000.

Guys & Dolls –Pec Playhouse Theater. This fun and lively oddball romantic comedy soars with the spirit of Broadway. 2 p.m. Call for prices/Info: 815/239-1210.

32nd Annual Galena Arts Festival – Grant Park, Galena. High quality original art and fine crafts created by nearly 100 regional and national artists. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Call for prices/Info: 815/777-9341.

Monday, July 28

From Branson to Broadway – Tebala Shrine Temple. A Mike Williamson production featuring Patte Armato Lund, Robb Edwards, Larry Higgs and Mike Williamson. $34.95. Times/Info: 229-6852.

Tuesday, July 29

Turkish Imports, Etc. – 208 S. Hackett St., S. Beloit. A large selection of beautiful, handmade area rugs from throughout the Middle East, exceptional pillow covers, and unique sterling silver jewelry with semi-precious stones designed by Mary Ann Green. Open every Tues. 5-8 p.m. Info: 389-2186.

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