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Gloria Snopko, Kathee Michalski and Julia Kim, members of the Wayne Art League from Batavia, Ill., discuss one of the paintings from the American Watercolor Society’s annual watercolor exhibition, which was on display at the Freeport Art Museum this spring.  (Karla Nagy photo)
Freeport Art Museum: ‘An Amazing Museum for a Town this Size’

Step inside this amazing little museum’s big collection, and discover some of the unique pieces hidden inside. See how the museum got its start, and how it’s preparing for the future.

Ferro Pavilion on the campus of George Williams College of Aurora University, in Williams Bay, Wis., the venue for Music by the Lake. (Music by the Lake photo)
Music by the Lake Presents a Dynamic 2012 Season

Get a sneak peak at this year’s outstanding lineup at Music by the Lake, in Williams Bay, Wis. Hint: Includes instrumentals, musicals, vocalists and something that rhymes with Jeep Brick.

Mike Webb returned to his hometown of Rockford 28 years ago and has never looked back.  (Tom Holoubek photo)
Mike Webb Gets On with the Show

Delivering memorable theater – and beautiful moments – is his calling. Meet this inspiring talent, who’s spent three decades sharing his passion with his hometown.

Daniel McMahon and Miles Nielsen at their recording studio near Rockford, The Midwest Sound & Stage Studio. (Rebecca O'Malley photo)
Composers for Oscar-Winning Film Launch Local Studio

Following their soundtrack for ‘Undefeated,’ two local musicians are bringing a taste of Hollywood to their hometown. Learn about the new film that’s drawing lots of attention.

See Cirque Du Soliel’s Quidam, playing at the BMO Harris Bank Center in Rockford, June 13-17.
Events at a Glance: Arts & Entertainment Calendar

There’s so much to do in our neck of the Old Northwest Territory! Here are some fun events coming up this season.