The ARC – 1222 E. State St., Beadware Mondays 1-4 p.m.; Open Studio Wednesdays & Thursdays 1-4 p.m.
The Art Box – 308 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb. Hours: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 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. Info: 608-322-4250.
Beloit College — Logan Museum of Anthropology, Shaw Gallery, 700 College St., Beloit, Wis. Tues.-Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Info: 608-363-2828.
Belvidere Performing Arts Center — 1500 E. Ave., Belvidere. Tickets available at Tickets.thestudiorockford.com or 815-332-2205.
Byron Civic Theatre – 850 N. Colfax, Byron. Info: 815-312-3000 or bctmagic.com.
Cadillac Palace Theatre — 151 W. Randolph St., Chicago. BroadwayInChicago.com.
Coronado Performing Arts Center – 314 N. Main St. 815-968-5222 or coronadopac.org.
DeKalb Area Women’s Center Galleries — 1021 State St., DeKalb. Fridays, 7-9 p.m. Info: 815-758-1351.
Ingrid Dohm Studio Gallery – 839 N. Perryville Road. Appointments/Info: 815-519-6492.
Freeport Art Museum – 121 N. Harlem Ave., Freeport. Info: 815-235-9755.
Gallery C — 900 Jackson St., Suite 113, Dubuque, Iowa.
The Gallery At JustGoods – 201 Seventh St. Info: 815-965-8903.
Grace Performing Arts Center – Festival 56 productions are performed at this location, 316 South Main Street, Princeton. 815-879-5656, ext. 11, festival56.com
Charlotte Hackin Art Studio & Gallery – 6278 Brynwood Drive, Rockford. Info: 815-639-1318.
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. 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 kouturecanvas.com under calendar tab.
Main Street Players of Boone County — Community Building Complex, 111 W. First St., Belvidere. mainstreetplayersofboonecounty.com.
Monroe Arts Center – 1315 11th St., Monroe, Wis. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Info: 608-325-5700.
NIU Art Museum – Northern Illinois University, Altgeld, 116, DeKalb.
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 fo: 815-239-1210 or pecplayhouse.org.
Rockford Art Museum – Print Makers Ball featuring 14 printmakers who are pushing the boundaries of the art world by exploring new methods of printing and expression, from portable presses to complex installations. Exhibit will be on display through September 27 at RAM, 711 N. Main St.. For more information visit rockfordartmuseum.org.
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. 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. timberlakeplayhouse.org.
University of Wisconsin-Rock County – Theodore Robinson Gallery, Wells Cultural Center, 2909 Kellogg Ave., Janesville, Wis.
Without Shoes Modern Dance Company — Maddox Theatre, Rockford University, 5050 E. State St.
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. Info: 815-399-1630.
Wright Museum of Art – Beloit College, 700 College St., Beloit, Wis. Free. Info: 608-363-2095.
Call For Artists: Greenwich Village Art Fair – Artists are needed for the 2015 Greenwich Village Art Fair, coming Sept. 19-20. To apply: zapplication.org. Info: 815-972-2870 or rockfordartmuseum.org.
Friday, August 28
Mosaic International Film Festival – The 8th annual Mosaic World Film Festival will be held at the J.R. Sullivan Theatre, which is located in the Nordlof Center, 118 North Main St., Rockford. 9:30 a.m. ticket booth opens, 10 a.m. ‘Feature Friday’ begins, four consecutive feature films all starting at 10 a.m. 5:30 p.m. doors open for filmmaker mixer and kickoff event in the Nordlof Center lobby. Drinks, music, and appetizers. 7 p.m. Spotlight Feature screening of “Kumiko: The Treasure Hunter”, 9 p.m. awards announced for the 2015 MWFF. Tickets available at the box office for $5 for the full day and $10 tickets for the full weekend are available while they last.
Saturday, August 29
Mosaic International Film Festival – The 8th annual Mosaic World Film Festival will be held at the J.R. Sullivan Theatre, which is located in the Nordlof Center, 118 North Main St., Rockford. 11:30 a.m. doors and ticket booth opens, 12 p.m., Short film session #1 (World and US), 3 p.m. Short film session #2 (World and US), 6 p.m. doors open for evening session. Drinks, music, and appetizers. 7 p.m. Short film session #3 – Regional filmmakers session – All films screened during this session will be ones made by filmmakers from Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin. Tickets available at the box office for $5 for the full day.
Sunday, August 30
Mosaic International Film Festival – The 8th annual Mosaic World Film Festival will be held at the J.R. Sullivan Theatre, which is located in the Nordlof Center, 118 North Main St., Rockford. 11:30 a.m. doors and ticket booth opens, 12 p.m. Short film session #4 (World and US), 3 p.m. Short film session #5 (World and US), 6 p.m. Short film session #6 (World and US), 8 p.m. Wine tasting after the last screening courtesy of PRP Wine International. Tickets available at the box office for $5 for the full day.
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