All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Basil-Guitar
    Brasil Guitar Duo at Mendelssohn Hall April 12

    Online Staff Report Experience a blend of Brazilian and classical works with the Brasil Guitar Duo at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 12, at Mendelssohn Hall, at 406 N. Main St., Rockford. Hailed by Classical Guitar magazine for...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • Vampire-Lesbians
    ‘Vampire Lesbians’ returns for ArtScene at The West Side Show Room

    Online Staff Report The West Side Show Room announces SCENEscene, an all-day cabaret of short performances coinciding with the Rockford Area Arts Council’s ArtScene. Open 5-10 p.m., Friday April 11, and 4-10 p.m., Saturday April 12, SCENEscene...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • Documentary
    Student Documentary Showcase at RVC April 11

    Online Staff Report The Rock Valley College (RVC) Department of Mass Communication will host its Fourth Annual Student Documentary Showcase beginning at 6 p.m., Friday, April 11. The event will be in the Performing Arts Room on...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • Galapagoskids
    Two charters schools receive new contracts

    Online Staff Report The Rockford Board of Education approved contracts for two of District 205’s three charter schools Tuesday, April 8. Galapagos Charter School and Legacy Academy of Excellence each received new five-year deals, with the first year...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • Poetry-Foundation-USE
    Chicago’s Poetry Foundation launches ‘Favorite Poem Project: Chicago’ April 11

    Online Staff Report CHICAGO — In an effort to document the role of poetry in the lives of Chicagoans, the Favorite Poem Project and Chicago’s own Poetry Foundation have chosen the favorite poems of Mayor Rahm Emanuel...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • Domenic DiCello
    Local pianist to perform Chopin classics at Emerson House April 10

    Online Staff Report Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center’s (MPAC) next Music on Main … Classically Inspired performance will feature the return of classical pianist Domenic DiCello at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, April 10, at the historic Emerson House, 420...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • RPS-205-logo
    Rockford school board approves upgrades to Eisenhower Middle School

    Online Staff Report The Rockford School Board Tuesday, April 8, approved major upgrades to Eisenhower Middle School that will improve traffic flow around the school. The work includes constructing a new bridge to complete a loop for school...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • Anderson-Japanese-Gardens
    ‘Japanese Gardens: Traditional Teachings and personal Well-Being’ April 17 at Anderson Gardens

    Online Staff Report Rockford’s Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Road, welcomes Donna Kobayashi for her lecture “Japanese Gardens: Traditional Teachings and Personal Well-Being” Thursday, April 17. The discussion starts at 7 p.m. in the Visitor Center....

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • pregnant-mother
    ‘LABORfest’ to explore birth options April 12

    Online Staff Report The local ICAN (International Cesarean Awareness Network) chapter of the Rock River Valley will hold its second annual “LABORfest: Learning About Birth Options in Rockford” from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 12, at...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • Crime-mapping
    Tech-Friendly: Visit crimemapping.com to see maps of local crimes

    By Paul Gorski I was reading commentary about crime and economic development, and the commentators did not seem to realize how close to home some crimes were to them. Crimemapping.com is an interactive website where you may...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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