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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Smart Living Weekly – July 4, 2018

  Rockford Dance Company Celebrates 45th Right in Our Region: Rockford Dance Company will celebrate its 45th anniversary this year by remembering the past, looking forward, and raising money with…
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Smart Living Weekly – March 14, 2018

  Cirque du Soleil Comes to BMO April 5-8 Right in Our Region: More than 8 million people have seen “Corteo,” a Cirque du Soleil production that has toured the…
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Smart Living Weekly – December 7, 2016

  Plenty of Cheer at RSO’s Holiday Pops Right in Our Region: The weekend before Christmas offers residents of Northern Illinois the opportunity to see more than 150 musicians on…
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Smart Living Weekly – November 9, 2016

  Rockford Dance Company Performs ‘The Nutcracker’ Right in Our Region: “The Nutcracker” is a magical combination of ballet, Christmas and cute kids in mice costumes. This year, Rockford Dance…
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Smart Living Weekly – May 25, 2016

  50th Starlight Season Features Favorites Right in Our Region: The 50th season of Starlight Theatre at Rock Valley College brings back three of the most popular shows ever performed…
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Jodi Beach: Music from the Heart

This ubiquitous Rockford musician had the chance to make it big in New York, but luckily for Rockford, she’s made a far-reaching career in sharing music with others.

Smart Living Weekly – December 9, 2015

  Celebrate the Season with Holiday Pops Right in Our Region: One of the area’s biggest holiday traditions returns with the Rockford Symphony Orchestra’s Holiday Pops concerts on Dec. 19…
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Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center: Music to Rockford’s Ears

For musicians and patrons alike, Mendelssohn has cultivated a community of music appreciation in Rockford. Now, its staff is looking to build even more connections with local arts organizations.

Smart Living Weekly – October 14, 2015

  RSO & Cirque Show Dazzles Right in Our Region: The Coronado Performing Arts Center hosts a multi-sensory experience unlike any other on Oct. 24, when the Cirque de la…
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