Arts & Entertainment
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Arts Hot Spots You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of


You don’t have to visit a large entertainment venue to see an amazing show by a nationally touring artist. Read about some intimate hot spots off the beaten path that are putting on some high-caliber productions, often in unexpected places.

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Forty years after Pink Floyd’s “The Wall,” tribute band Brit Floyd resurrects the rock legends at Rockford’s Coronado Performing Arts Center on May 12.

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 at some of the many arts venues near you.

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BIFF: 10 Days of Recognizing Women in Film

Year after year, downtown Beloit is full of bustling energy during The Beloit International Film Festival. Discover what films stand out this year.

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Rockford University students are performing “Techies,” a new musical comedy, on their home stage before bringing the show to New York this spring. (Rockford University photos)

Rockford University Debuts New Musical

It’s rare for college students to debut a Broadway-league musical, and yet it’s happening, right here in Rockford. Learn how this opportunity arose for Rockford University students.

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Relive the beloved musical “The Sound of Music” with Maria and the Von Trapp family on March 26 at Rockford’s Coronado Performing Arts Center.

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 at some of the many arts venues near you.

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Arts & Entertainment SMART LIVING WEEKLY
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Smart Living Weekly – April 10, 2019

  Kids Spot: Keeping Kids Active is Good Right in Our Region: Kids Spot, 9461 N. 2nd St., in Roscoe, has been growing by leaps and bounds, while doing cartwheels,…
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Smart Living Weekly – April 3, 2019

  Plenty to Celebrate in 20th IceHog Year Right in Our Region: The Rockford IceHogs season is drawing to a close and excitement is at a record level, with the…
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Smart Living Weekly – March 27, 2019

  Home & Garden Showcase is April 6 & 7 Right in Our Region: With the promise of spring now clearly in view, it’s time to gather ideas to refresh…
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