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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Freeport’s Dr. Roger Goodspeed: Transforming Music into Abstract Art

After he retired in 1996, Dr. Roger Goodspeed became a full-fledged artist. Meet the man whose abstract work has been garnering local attention over the past five years.

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.

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.

Meet Award-Winning Poet Christine Swanberg

Even though she didn’t like poetry in her younger years, Rockford-native Christine Swanberg developed a passion for the craft later in life. Step into her journey from novice to award-winning poet.

Northwest Illinois Scenic Art Loop Highlights Regional Talent

Take in the talent of local artists by traveling this self-guided tour. You’ll stop at art studios, galleries, shops, wineries, craft breweries and restaurants along the way.