Smart Living Weekly – January 22, 2014

    In This Week’s Issue: RSO Explores ‘Tragic Desire’ Right in Our Region: Love can bring much joy, and yet it also brings much sorrow. The Rockford Symphony Orchestra…
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Venerable Venues, Exceptional Entertainment

Another excellent season of fine music and entertainment is nearly upon us. Here’s a rundown on the best destinations our region has to offer, and the events coming soon.

Season Lineups of Exceptional Entertainment

You don’t have to travel far to find world-class musical and theatrical performances. Here’s a breakdown of just some of our region’s upcoming events and amazing venues.

There’s No Performance Like Live Performance

In today’s world of high-tech entertainment, sometimes it’s nice to sit back and experience a live performance. Meet a group of patrons who return year after year to hear our region’s fine music performances.

NWQ Asks: What’s the State of Your Art?

ONLINE EXCLUSIVES: In this extended online story, meet four dynamic musicians who bring our region so much fine music. Discover what drives their passion for music, and how their work is exciting young people.

‘A Carnegie Hall in Every Town’

Our region is graced with many lovers of fine music, and there are ample opportunities to see live performances in classical and world music. Discover four such organizations.