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A Neighborhood Supporting the Arts


A group of generous neighbors came together to help fund a Rockford Symphony Orchestra performance, and in the process drew an entire community together for a common cause.

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Six eclectic performances are on the lineup for Music by the Lake’s 19th season. The summer series takes place at the Ferro Pavilion in Williams Bay, Wis. (MBTL photo)

Music by the Lake Returns for 19th Season

Every year, the Music by the Lake concert series showcases a variety of musical acts. See what’s on the lineup for this summer.

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Starlight Theater’s season resumes with “Mama Mia,” running June 5-8 and July 10-14. It’s followed by “West Side Story,” (June 12-15 and July 17-21), “The Addams Family,” (June 19-22 & July 24-28), “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” (June 26-29 & July 31-Aug. 4), and “Madagascar,” (Aug. 8-10).

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 at some of the many arts venues near you.

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The Listening Room.

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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Arts & Entertainment SMART LIVING WEEKLY
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Smart Living Weekly – June 12, 2019

  Music by the Lake Returns for 19th Season Right in Our Region: With a musical lineup as varied as the stars shining above it, Music by the Lake’s latest…
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Smart Living Weekly – June 5, 2019

  Enjoy Rockin’ River Fest in Oregon June 15 Right in Our Region: Whether you’re celebrating Father’s Day or every day, let nature embrace you with all its beauty at…
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Smart Living Weekly – May 29, 2019

  ‘Down on the Farm’ at German Valley Days Right in Our Region: “Down on the Farm” is the theme of the 46th annual German Valley Days June 7-9, in…
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