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  • Young musicians take center stage at Mendelssohn’s ‘Autumn Masquarade’ Nov. 2

    Online Staff Report Talented young musicians from the Rockford area will perform in the annual “Autumn Masquarade” recital as part of Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center’s Young Musicians Series at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Starr...

    • Posted October 30, 2013
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  • Harlem High stages ‘Almost, Maine’ Nov. 1-2

    Online Staff Report MACHESNEY PARK, Ill. — Machesney Park Harlem High School will present its Junior-Senior Fall Play, John Cariani’s Almost, Maine, at 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Nov. 1-2. According to Joy Pinnau, faculty adviser, Student...

    • Posted October 30, 2013
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  • ACA topic of Nov. 2 event at Rockford Memorial Hospital

    Online Staff Report From 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 2, Rockford Health System staff will gather in the Funderburg Auditorium at Rockford Memorial Hospital, 2400 N. Rockton Ave., to inform residents about the Affordable Care Act...

    • Posted October 30, 2013
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  • SwedishAmerican hosts Puttin’ On the Glitz Nov. 8

    Online Staff Report Local television news anchors, hospital professionals and individuals whose lives have been touched by cancer will model holiday fashions from That Boutique and Sturtevant’s during SwedishAmerican Health System’s annual Puttin’ On The Glitz fashion...

    • Posted October 30, 2013
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  • Health Marketplace topic of Nov. 2 event at Washington Park Community Center

    Online Staff Report To educate community members about health coverage resources available to them through Get Covered Illinois — The Official Health Marketplace, Lifescape Community Services is taking part in “Cover Your Community” from 8 a.m. to...

    • Posted October 30, 2013
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  • Local martial arts instructor completes filming

    Rockford native and martial arts instructor Michael Benjamin has just returned from filming two videos for the internationally-renowned book and video publisher Paladin Press. His videos, Qinna with the Knife and Qinna Against the Knife, were filmed...

    • Posted October 30, 2013
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  • Arts Council hosts grant-seekers workshops Nov. 4

    Online Staff Report Rockford Area Arts Council will host grant-seekers workshops at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday, Nov. 4, at the Arts Council office, 713 E. State St. First-time applicants are encouraged to attend. The Arts...

    • Posted October 30, 2013
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  • ‘An Evening of Mime’ offered Nov. 1 at NIU in DeKalb

    Online Staff Report DEKALB, Ill. — Families are invited to a free mime performance at 6 p.m., Nov. 1, in the Recital Hall of the Northern Illinois University Music Building on the DeKalb, Ill., campus. “An Evening...

    • Posted October 30, 2013
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  • ‘The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance’ at Lindo Theatre Nov. 6

    Online Staff Report FREEPORT, Ill. — The final movie in Lindo’s Old West Film Series is director John Ford’s 1962 Oscar-nominated The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, slated for Nov. 6 with show times at both 1...

    • Posted October 30, 2013
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  • Rockford Christian stages ‘Radium Girls’ Nov. 1-2

    Online Staff Report The theater department at Rockford Christian High School, 1401 N. Bell School Road, will stage Radium Girls Friday and Saturday, Nov. 1-2. Radium Girls will open Friday with a dinner theater experience. Audience members...

    • Posted October 30, 2013
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