- Nov. 4 General Election endorsements: Retain County Clerk Margie Mullins
- Nov. 4 General Election endorsements: Re-elect Jesse White
- Nov. 4 General Election endorsements: Elect Sheila Simon as state comptroller
- Brad Roos to step down as Zion Development executive director
- Smash your pumpkin at Rockford’s Discovery Center Nov. 2
- Control the candy without limiting the Halloween fun
- RHS Ambassadors host Halloween party for hospitalized children
- Beware of the energy-sucking vampires in your home, ComEd warns
- Rockford Park District golf season begins to wrap up
- Two locals to be honored among state’s top college students
Romantic jazz favorites featured at Mendelssohn Feb. 13
Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center will present its next “Music on Main” concert, romantic jazz favorites by Rockford’s own Carl Cole and friends, beginning at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 13. The concert will be at the historic Emerson House, 420 N. Main St., Rockford.
Concertgoers can celebrate Valentine’s Day a little early with their sweethearts, relax with a glass of wine and light refreshments, and meet the performers after the program, which is about an hour in length.
Multitalented pianist and vocalist Carl Cole, his wife Dianna Cole on vocals, son Andrew Cole on bass, and guest vocalist Dr. Kris Tumilowicz (“Dr. T”) will perform romantic jazz favorites from Carl and Dianna’s new CD, Here to Stay. Program to include “Blue Skies,” “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” “My Funny Valentine” and more.
Freewill donations will be accepted; suggested amount is $10. Proceeds will benefit the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center and Shelter Care Ministries.
“Music on Main” is the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center’s series of brief and intimate after-work concerts with local and regional musicians, held at the Emerson House in the heart of downtown Rockford. Performances take place 5:30-6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of the month, September to November and February to May. Doors open at 5 p.m. Seating is limited, so arrive early.
For more about Mendelssohn, visit www.mendelssohnpac.org or call (815) 964-9713.
From the Feb. 8-14, 2012, issue