• ‘The World Through a Woman’s Eyes in 2010’ opens at RAM Art Annex

    From press release Nine local female artists display their work in a free exhibition titled “The World Through a Woman’s Eyes in 2010,” Jan. 29-March 28, in the Rockford Art Museum (RAM) Art Annex. Opening reception is...

    • Posted January 27, 2010
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  • Rockford Dance Company presents ‘Rhapsody in Blood’

    From press release Rockford Dance Company presents “Rhapsody in Blood: Murder in 5th Position,” at 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 13, at The Brewery Building, 201 Hill St., Rockford. This hilarious mystery ballet fund-raiser features the downtrodden Ballet...

    • Posted January 27, 2010
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  • Feb. 5 Wine Tasting to benefit Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center

    Admission is $25; all proceeds benefit Mendelssohn From press release The Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center will present a Wine Tasting from 5:30-8:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 5, at Noonans at Alden, 1902 Reid Farm Road, Rockford. Admission is...

    • Posted January 27, 2010
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  • Green Communities Coalition offers free Low-Carbon Diet workshops

    From press release The Green Communities Coalition (GCC) would like to come to your location and lead a free workshop about The Low-Carbon Diet program to reduce carbon emissions. Since April 2009, GCC has been teaching families...

    • Posted January 27, 2010
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  • Editorial: Primary Election endorsements

    By Frank Schier Editor & Publisher Will elections ever not be corrrupt? With their recent 5-4 ruling that corporations can contribute to support or attack any candidate, the U.S. Supreme Court just kicked the concept of campaign...

    • Posted January 27, 2010
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  • This week in The Times: Keddrick Collins

    Vitals: Keddrick Collins, 32, is a Rockford native, but has spent time living and working throughout most of Illinois. He recently opened Not to be Flexxed With Productions, a music production company focused on attracting, promoting and...

    • Posted January 27, 2010
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  • Obituary Notices

    Helen Carlson, 86, Rockford, 1/15/10 Mary Martin, 24, Rockford, 1/15/10 Walter Wardzala, 92, Rockford, 1/15/10 Lola Cupp, 87, Rockford, 1/15/10 Keith Romig, 86, Rockford, 1/15/10 Robert Jakubien, 73, Rockford, 1/15/10 Ted Fuller, 79, Rockford, 1/16/10 Lars Swing,...

    • Posted January 27, 2010
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  • Dorothy Paige-Turner, Joel Ross Quartet perform Jan. 30

    From press release Charlotte’s Web for the Performing Arts presents An Intimate Evening with Class featuring Rockford’s favorite jazz vocalist, Dorothy Paige-Turner, with The Joel Ross Quartet.  See them at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 30, at Emerson...

    • Posted January 27, 2010
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  • On Outdoors: Deer hunt closes short of 200,000

    By Jim Hagerty Staff Writer According to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), hunters harvested 189,277 deer during all seasons. Hunting closed Jan. 17. “Illinois deer hunters taking to the field for the last three days...

    • Posted January 27, 2010
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  • Charles Story: Grindomatron

    • Posted January 27, 2010
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