Arts & Theater Calendar

Week of Sept. 24-30, 2014

Ongoing Attractions

The Art Box – 308 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb. Hours: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m..-6 p.m. Coming Oct. 5-Nov. 8: “Dreams Caught” by artist Renie B. Adams.Info: 815-758-0313.

Artists’ Ensemble Theatre – Rockford University, 5050 E. State St. Info: 815-394-5004.

ArtSpace West Gallery – 1426 N. Main St. Wed.-Sat., noon-6 p.m. Info: 815-963-1894.

Beloit Fine Arts Incubator – 520 E. Grand Ave., Beloit, Wis. Gallery hours: Mon.,10 a.m.-2 p.m. ; Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sat.,10 a.m.-3 p.m. Exhibiting Sept. 5-27: “A Little of This and a Little of That.” Info: 608-322-4250.

Beloit College – Logan Museum of Anthropology, Shaw Gallery, 700 College St., Beloit, Wis. Exhibiting now thru December: “A Shadow Over the Earth: The Life and Death of the Passenger Pigeon.” Includes posters from Project Passenger Pigeon, with additional panels created by Beloit students. Tues.-Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Info: 608-363-2828.

Belvidere Performing Arts Center – 1500 E. Ave., Belvidere. Coming Sept. 26-28: “Seussical the Musical.” Tickets available at Tickets.thestudiorockford.com or 815-332-2205.

Byron Civic Theatre – 850 N. Colfax, Byron. Info: 815-312-3000 or www.bctmagic.com.

Cholke Photography & Fine Art Gallery – 2211 E. State St. Fri., 7:30-10 p.m.; Sat., 4:30-10 p.m.; Sun., 2-5 p.m. Free. Info: 815-226-9398.

Coronado Performing Arts Center – 314 N. Main St. Tickets: 815-968-5222 or www.coronadopac.org.

Ingrid Dohm Studio Gallery – 839 N. Perryville Road. Appointments/Info: 815-519-6492.

Freeport Art Museum – 121 N. Harlem Ave., Freeport. Exhibiting Aug. 22-Nov. 8: Refind. Artists who create works from salvaged materials. Info: 815-235-9755.

The Gallery At JustGoods – 201 Seventh St. September: John Connell, photography. Special exhibit of photos of Friday Night Concerts. Info: 815-965-8903.

Charlotte Hackin Art Studio & Gallery – 6278 Brynwood Drive, Rockford. Info: 815-639-1318.

DeKalb Area Women’s Center Galleries – 1021 State St., DeKalb. Fridays, 7-9 p.m. Free. Info: 815-758-1351.

Janesville-UW Rock County Theatre – Kirk Denmark Theatre, University of Wisconsin-Rock County, 2909 Kellogg Ave., Janesville, Wis. . Info: 608-758-6565.

Kortman Gallery – 107 N. Main St. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. “Earth Impressions: Whispers from My Past”. Runs thru Sept. 27. Info: 815-968-0123.

Kouture Canvas – 213 N. Third St., Rockford. Owners provide materials for you to create your own guided painting or DIY type craft. No two paintings alike. Also, free drinks, age-appropriate. Event dates and times on website at www.kouturecanvas.com under calendar tab.

Monroe Arts Center – 1315 11th St., Monroe, Wis. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Exhibiting Sept. 5-Oct. 24: “Cheese Days Then and Now”. Photos by Dennis Dalton. Info: 608-325-5700.

NIU Art Museum – Northern Illinois University, Altgeld, 116, DeKalb. Exhibiting Aug. 26-Nov. 15: “Gender and Identity Exhibition Suite.” Jack Olson Gallery exhibits “Out of Rubble,” Sept. 2-Oct. 16. Reception Oct. 9, 4:30-6 p.m., followed by lecture.

David C. Olson Photography Studio – 7801 E. State St., inside Clock Tower Resort. Wildlife and nature imagery. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday. Free. Info: 815-873-1777.

Pec Playhouse Theatre – 314 Main St., Pecatonica. Coming Sept. 19-Oct. 5: “Abundance.” Info: 815-239-1210 or www.pecplayhouse.org.

Rock Valley College Starlight Theater – Rock Valley College, 3301 N. Mulford Road.

Rockford Art Museum – 711 N. Main St. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m. Exhibiting now: Rockford Midwestern Biennial thru Sept. 28. Free day every Tuesday. Info: 815-968-2787.

Rockford Dance Company – Riverfront Museum Park, 711 N. Main St. Info: 815-815-963-3341 or 815-968-0595.

Rockford University Art Gallery – Clark Arts Center, 5050 E. State St. Exhibiting Sept. 12-Oct. 9: “Fables & Fairy Tales: The Paintings of Stephen Warde Anderson.” Info: 815-226-4105.

Scheffler Art & Gallery – Rooney Building, 107 Elm St., Franklin Grove. Hours: Tues., Wed., Thurs., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Info: 815-973-0942.

State of the Art – 218 E. State St. Open Tues.-Sat., noon-6 p.m. and by appointment. “First Friday” events until 8 p.m. Info: 815-979-1944.

317 Studio & Gallery – 317 Market St. Every Friday, see “Artists at Work” from 4-9 p.m.

Timber Lake Playhouse – 8215 Black Oak Road, Mt. Carroll. Info: 815-244-2035.

University of Wisconsin-Rock County – Theodore Robinson Gallery, Wells Cultural Center, 2909 Kellogg Ave., Janesville, Wis.

Womanspace – 3333 Maria Linden Drive. Info: 815-877-0118.

Woodstock Opera House – 121 E. Van Buren St., Woodstock. Info: 815-338-5300.

Woodstock Weavers Guild – Old Courthouse Arts Center, 101 N. Johnson, Woodstock. Gallery hours, Thurs. , Fri. and Sat., 1-5 p.m. Free.

Wright Museum of Art – Beloit College, 700 College St., Beloit, Wis. Coming Aug. 28: Fall Reception featuring four new art exhibits. Free. Info: 608-363-2095.

Registration Needed

Order Tickets for State of the Arts Awards – Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, 200 S. Bell School Road. Date: Oct. 7. 11:30 Networking, noon-1 p.m. program & lunch. Cost: $40 members, $45 non-members. Info: 815-963-6765 or www.artsforeveryone.com.

Registration for UW-Rock County Stained Glass Class – UW-Rock County, Wells Cultural Center, 2909 Kellogg Ave., Janesville, Wis. Dates: Oct. 7-Nov. 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cost: $65. Register at 608-758-6565, ext. 360 or online at http://rock.uwc.edu/community/continuing-ed/enrichment.

Order Tickets for “Finding the Dragon Lady: the Mystery of Vietnam’s Madame Nhu” – Giovanni’s Restaurant, 610 N. Bell School Road. Date: Oct. 15. Doors and auction open 11 a.m. Luncheon and Nhu performance, noon. Barbara Rinella performs Madame Nhu. Silent auction, raffle, gift shop books. Tickets: $45/person. Presented by Women’s Art Board of Rockford Art Museum. Info: rockfordartmuseum.org/b_rinella or 815-963-7051. Deadline to reserve: Oct. 9.

Registration for NIU Bus Trip: Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago: David Bowie Is… – Date: Oct. 15. Bus departs NIU School of Art parking lot at 1:45 p.m; return at 9:45 p.m. Cost: NIU Art Museum members, $34.50; student/senior (non-member), $38; other, $45. Registration/payment deadline: Oct. 14. Info: 815-753-1936.

Order Tickets for “Camelot” – Coronado Performing Arts Center, 314 N. Main St. Date: Oct. 16, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: 815-968-0595, 815-968-2722 or www.coronadopac.org.

Thursday, Sept. 25

Poetry off the Shelf: Giacomo Leopardi: Jonathan Galassi, Michael Caesar & Franco D’Intino – The Poetry Foundation, 61 W. Superior St., Chicago. 7 p.m. Reception follows the reading.

Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies – Huntley Middle School, 1515 S. Fourth St., DeKalb. 7:30 p.m. weekdays. $16 adults, $13 seniors, $8 students.,

BINGO the Musical – Beloit Civic Theatre, 1225 4th St., Beloit, Wis. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $10 adults, $8 seniors and students. Info: 608-362-1595 or www.beloitcivictheatre.org.

Friday, Sept. 26

Abundance – Pec Playhouse Theatre, 314 Main St., Pecatonica. 8 p.m. Tickets: $12. Info: 815-239-1210 or www.pecplayhouse.org.

Seussical the Musical” – Belvidere Performing Arts Center, 1500 East Ave., Belvidere.Tickets available at Tickets.thestudiorockford.com or 815-332-2205.

Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies – Huntley Middle School, 1515 S. Fourth St., DeKalb. 7:30 p.m. $16 adults, $13 seniors, $8 students.

BINGO the Musical – Beloit Civic Theatre, 1225 4th St., Beloit, Wis. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $10 adults, $8 seniors and students. Info: 608-362-1595 or www.beloitcivictheatre.org.

Saturday, Sept. 27

Abundance – Pec Playhouse Theatre, 314 Main St., Pecatonica. 8 p.m. Tickets: $12. Info: 815-239-1210 or www.pecplayhouse.org.

Seussical the Musical” – Belvidere Performing Arts Center, 1500 East Ave., Belvidere.Tickets available at Tickets.thestudiorockford.com or 815-332-2205.

Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies – Huntley Middle School, 1515 S. Fourth St., DeKalb. 2 and 7:30 p.m. $16 adults, $13 seniors, $8 students.

BINGO the Musical – Beloit Civic Theatre, 1225 4th St., Beloit, Wis. 3 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $10 adults, $8 seniors and students. Info: 608-362-1595 or www.beloitcivictheatre.org.

Sunday, Sept. 28

Abundance – Pec Playhouse Theatre, 314 Main St., Pecatonica. 2 p.m. Tickets: $12. Info: 815-239-1210 or www.pecplayhouse.org.

Seussical the Musical” – Belvidere Performing Arts Center, 1500 East Ave., Belvidere.Tickets available at Tickets.thestudiorockford.com or 815-332-2205.

Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies – Huntley Middle School, 1515 S. Fourth St., DeKalb. 2 and 7:30 p.m. $16 adults, $13 seniors, $8 students.

BINGO the Musical – Beloit Civic Theatre, 1225 4th St., Beloit, Wis. 3 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $10 adults, $8 seniors and students. Info: 608-362-1595 or www.beloitcivictheatre.org.

NIU Bus Trip: Magritte at the Art Institute of Chicago – “Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938”. Bus departs NIU School of Art parking lot at 10:30 a.m.; return at 6:45 p.m. Cost: NIU Art Museum members, $12; student/senior (non-member): $15; other, $18. General ticket admission: Adult, $23; student/senior, $17. Info: 815-753-1936.

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From the Sept. 24-30, 2014, issue