Smart Living Weekly – February 26, 2020

  Guitar Great Joe Bonamassa at Coronado Right in Our Region: Hailed internationally as one of the greatest guitar players of his generation, Joe Bonamassa returns to Coronado Performing Arts…
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Friends of the Coronado: Helping RPS Students Reach for the Stars

The “Reach for the Stars Project” brings every fourth-grade student in the Rockford Public Schools system to one performance a year at the Coronado Performing Arts Center. Discover the impact of this project on Rockford’s youth.

Smart Living Weekly – January 30, 2019

  ‘Wizard of Oz’ Features a Hometown Son Right in Our Region: When “The Wizard of Oz” whirls into winter-weary Rockford on Feb. 28, it’ll bring colorful sets, lively music…
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Holiday Shopping: 20 Gift Ideas You Won’t Find on Amazon

If your idea of holiday shopping is buying what a robot thinks you want, you’re missing out. Call us old-fashioned, but we think there’s something irresistible about locally owned stores. So, we tracked down a few ideas to help you get started.

Smart Living Weekly – December 6, 2017

  Plenty of Holiday Entertainment! Right in Our Region: There’s no place like home for the holidays and no need to travel out of town to find top-notch entertainment. Rockford…
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Smart Living Weekly – October 25, 2017

  Rockford Symphony Surprises in New Season Right in Our Region: Science. The Reformation. Fantasy. Classic organ. Country. They all play a role in the Rockford Symphony Orchestra’s 2017/2018 season,…
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Smart Living Weekly – January 18, 2017

  A Great Violinist Comes to the Coronado Right in Our Region: One of America’s greatest violinists, Rachel Barton Pine, joins the Rockford Symphony Orchestra (RSO) on Jan. 21 at…
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Smart Living Weekly – April 20, 2016

  ‘Ragtime’ Comes to Coronado May 4 Right in Our Region: On a multi-city tour, JAM Theatricals returns to the road with a revamped Broadway production of “Ragtime the Musical,”…
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Smart Living Weekly – June 4, 2014

  Kantorei Celebrates 50th Anniversary Right in Our Region: It’s not every day that a fine music group celebrates its 50th birthday. Though it’s far from being Rockford’s oldest musical…
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