Arts & Entertainment
The Rockford Symphony Orchestra is soaring to new realms for its 2017/2018 season.

Surprises Await in Rockford Symphony Orchestra’s New Season


An exciting, yet challenging lineup is in store for Rockford Symphony Orchestra’s 2017/2018 season. Mark your calendar now and take a peek at what’s to come.

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The lively and colorful Manhattan Transfer celebrates its 45th anniversary at Egyptian Theatre, in DeKalb, on Oct. 19.

Events @ a Glance: Arts & Entertainment Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at what’s coming up this season in our many arts venues.

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David A. Gingerich and Dan Klarer in “Whistling in the Dark, a Sherlock Holmes Adventure.” (John Cobb photo)

Artists’ Ensemble Theater: Delivering the Unexpected for 14 Years

The Rockford region craves art that’s challenging and fresh. Enter Artists’ Ensemble, a professional theater company with a rich lineup for the 2017-18 season. Hear from some of the ensemble artists who have a passion for quality plays.

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“The Price is Right - Live” is coming to the Coronado Performing Arts Center, in Rockford, on Nov. 10.

Events @ a Glance: Arts & Entertainment Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at what’s coming up this season in our many arts venues.

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Actor Christopher Brady, a graduate of Hononegah High School in Rockton, is the newest director of Rock Valley College’s Starlight Theatre.

New Season, New Director at Starlight

Meet the newest leader at this Rockford summer classic, and learn about the road he took to get to where he is today.

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Arts & Entertainment NEWS & EVENTS
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Smart Living Weekly – October 4, 2017

  Scarecrow Harvest Festival at Midway Village Right in Our Region: All the fun that comes with autumn harvest season will be in full swing during the Scarecrow Harvest Festival…
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Smart Living Weekly – September 27, 2017

  Autumn at the Arboretum Right in Our Region: One of the most enjoyable family-oriented events of the season returns to Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden, on Sunday, Oct. 8,…
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Smart Living Weekly – September 20, 2017

  6th Annual Nik’s Home Run on Oct. 14 Right in Our Region: The sixth annual Nik’s Home Run 7K Race, 1.5 mile Fun Walk, Virtual Run and Silent Auction…
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